March 20, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Patrick’s Day’s Blessing For New Habitat Home

Back in 1996, the Stewardship Committee of St. Philip More...

Butterfield Hospital Purchase Proposal Finds Local Support, But It’s News to HVHC

Last week More...

Cold Spring, Nelsonville And County To Examine Sewage Hookup For Nelsonville $15,000 grant application being made to study situation

Could Nelsonville finally hook up to the Cold Spring sewer system? More...

Haldane BOE Looks at Options for Additional Fourteen Classrooms Local architects produce conceptual design

The Haldane Board of Education met on March 12, 2002 to look at the possible renovation and use of the Administration/Bus garage building along with the Mabel Merritt building for use as classrooms. More...

Map Presentation To Open Space Work Group Illustrates Elements Of Philipstown

At the March 13 workshop meeting of the Open Space Work Group of the Philipstown Comprehensive Plan Special Board, cartographer Michael Williams presented a series of vivid maps illustrating land use in Philipstown. More...

 

Schools

Science Fair A Hit At Putnam Valley Elementary School

In the gymnasium of Putnam Valley Elementary School during March 4-8, students were lined up for booths and rides just like one would see at an amusement park. More...

PV Elementary Holds Shadow Celebration Of Shel Silverstein

Mr. Sperling More...

Local Student Offered Scholarship By SUNY-Oneonta

The State University of New York College at Oneonta announced last week that Lauren Stillman of Putnam Valley has been offered a scolarship by the College for the 2002-2003 academic year. More...

Briefly Noted

Beacon Sloop Club’s "Learn To Sail" Classes Set To Begin

The Beacon Sloop Club (a local, not-for-profit environmental organization) will begin the Club More...

American Heritage Rivers’ Navigators To Meet At West Point

River Navigators, community partners, federal agencies and interested parties are set to attend the American Heritage River Navigator More...

Governor Pataki Announces Availability Of Extended Unemployment Benefits

Governor Pataki has announced that he has signed an agreement with the federal government to establish a Temporary Extended Unemployment Insurance Compensation program (TEUC) in New York State. The announcement follows President Bush More...

Rumor Upstages Budget at PV Board Meeting Superintendent Doyle applauded for statement that she will stay

At a regular meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education attended by an unprecedented 200 people last Thursday evening, Superintendent of Schools Maryann Doyle took a moment to address some of the mail her office has recently received. More...

Town Board Responds To Residents On Major Issues

In a special Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held March 13th, plans were made for conducting an investigation into the latest property assessment mailing. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring Water Commission has lifted the outdoor water usage ban for weekends. Outdoor water usage is allowed from 7 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday only. More...

In State of County Address, Bondi Calls for Zero Tax Increase; Announces $9 Million Settlement

County Plans Purchase of Butterfield Hospital More...

Proposed Budget Includes Instructional Enhancements at Garrison School

The budget season is officially under way at the Garrison Union Free School. At its March 7 meeting, the school board got its first glimpse of instructional highlights in the proposed budget for the 2002-2003 school year. More...

Haldane School Superintendent Will Remain

In talking with Dr. Di Natale, Superintendent of the Haldane Central School District, The Putnam County News has learned that he has decided to withdraw from the finalist list for a Superintendent More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Nuclear Power Is A Real And Terrible Threat

There was a talk on Saturday, March 9th at the Hamilton Fish Library. The speaker was Harvey Wasserman, a senior advisor to Greenpeace USA. It was well attended. More...

Individual Responsibility Is The Answer, Not Socialism Editor,

In response to Mr. Brech More...

Both Sides In Middle East Must Recognize Each Other’s Right To Exist Peacefully Dear Editor:

How the fullness of time changes things. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irving Hershey

Irving Hershey passed away at 1:30am on March 5, 2002 at the Greenwood Home in Ewing, NJ. He was 85 years of age, and had been suffering from Alzheimer More...

Nancy J. Constantino

Nancy J. Constantino, age 92, a life long Cold Spring resident died on Thursday March 14, 2002 at her residence in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Local Football League Holds Registration

The local Putnam Valley Division of the Atlantic Coast Football League is currently holding registration for both the 2002 Men More...

Bear Mountain Hockey League Starting Registration

Bear Mountain Roller Hockey League is once again starting their 14th Spring/Summer program. Registration for the program, which is open to individuals and/or teams, is now available by calling (914) 420-7009 or by emailing to elschnell@hotmail.com. More...

Philipstown Wrestling Club Attends Competition In Carmel

The Philipstown Wrestling Club was invited to Carmel Middle School for a match on February 9th. The twelve boys who attended came home with a 12-9 win. Christopher Marchese dominated his competition with only 3 weeks of wrestling under his belt. More...

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