March 27, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Girls Soccer Team Pleads Their Case At Haldane School Board Meeting Fund balance will be used for modular installation site work

The colors of blue and white were predominant at the Haldane Board of Education meeting on March 19, when the Girls Soccer team arrived in force. Their mission was to bring to the board More...

When Housing Costs Mean You Can’t Go Home Again

At the March 7 presentation by the Housing Work Group of the Comprehensive Plan Special Board (see related article), Kristen Van Tassel of Cold Spring spoke about the young adults in the 20-to-29 year old age group, who, in the words of group chairma More...

PV Seeks Help From NYS Association Of Towns Consultants For Personnel Handbook And Lake Peekskill Water/Sewer Projects

Putnam Valley Supervisor Carmelo Santos invited two consulting firms who gave presentations at the New York State Association of Towns conference in New York City, to give presentations to the Town Board on Wednesday, March 13th. More...

Should The Property Owner Have To Prove The Assessor’s Records Are Correct?

Town Board schedules 3/27 meeting to decide on revaluation assessment More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Asks Administrators to Reduce Budget Requests Class size may increase

While no total figure was given, the Putnam Valley Board of Education, at its regular meeting last Thursday evening, asked school administrators to cut their budget requests by substantial amounts. More...

 

Schools

Two Carmel High School Seniors Win Automotive Contest

Michael Jacyszyn (left) and Michael Johnson (right) - the two Carmel High School seniors holding the trophy they were awarded for taking second place in the Greater NY Automobile Dealers Association More...

17th Annual Youth Awards Dinner

The Putnam County Youth Bureau in conjunction with its volunteer Youth Board will host the 17th Annual Youth Awards Dinner at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac on Friday, April 19th, at 7pm . More...

Day Classes Scheduled To Begin At The Westchester Business Institute

Day classes are scheduled to begin on April 9 at The Westchester Business Institute. Questions regarding enrollment should be directed to WBI More...

Births

Luca Andrew LeLisi

Jeffrey and Megan DeLisi of Boston proudly announce the birth of their first child, Luca Andrew. He was born on a snowy February 27, 2002, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Luca was 20" long and weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. More...

Sports News

Haldane Baseball Gears Up For 2002 Season

As the sun begins to shine brighter and the aroma of freshly cut grass stimulates the sense of smell, and the winter, which has not seemed like a winter at all, comes to a close, one may begin to hear the familiar crack of a bat or chatter from playe More...

Land Trust Plans Second Hike - "Mysterious Structures"

"Mysterious Structures", the second adventure in the Hudson Highlands Land Trust More...

Philipstown Wrestling Club Wins Medals At Ardsley Tournament

The Philipstown Wrestling Club sent 15 boys to the Ardsley Wrestling Tournament on March 9th. Two hundred (200) wrestlers from all over the state were in attendance, and 10 of our Philipstown boys won medals. More...

Committee Debates Best Use of Anti-Smoking Funds Questions Practice of Placing Indigent Population in Private Motels

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New Metro-North Ticket Vending Machines Available

Buying rail tickets just became easier with the debut of a new generation of ticket selling machines at Grand Central Terminal and many other stations served by MTA Metro-North Railroad. More...

Verizon Wireless Expands Service Coverage in Oscawana Lake

Verizon Wireless, the nation More...

Garrison Art Center Announces Three Student Exhibitions For The Month Of April

During the month of April, the GAC is pleased to present three student exhibitions, The High School Theme Invitational, the Mentor Program and Crash Site/Hindsight Video Installation. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Nelsonville Office will be closed on Friday, March 29 due to the holiday weekend. Garbage pickup will be on Friday as usual. More...

Philipstown Considers Affordable Housing In Comprehensive Plan

Putnam County to the topography, which is unfavorable to development. There are relatively few parcels of land remaining for development in the Town - only 12, 500 acres, or 5% of Philipstown More...

The Case of The Unsafe House Putnam Valley Board hears arguments for demolishing a residential house and granting a Special Use Permit for Sprint antennas

A special public hearing was held by the Putnam Valley Town Board on March 20, to hear arguments for demolishing a residential house in Lake Peekskill, and for granting a Special Use Permit to allow Sprint Spectrum to install six dish antennas on exi More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Reconsidering Moratorium Public informational meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 3

In a Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held March 20, Legislator Sam Oliverio asked the Board to implement the sections of the Master Plan that the community supported, such as up zoning, designated commercial zones, and changing some of the residenti More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Appreciates Members And Volunteers Of The Recreation Dept.

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Mazzuca And Schumer Listened Letter to Editor:

We would like to acknowledge both Bill Mazzuca and the entire Town Board, and also Senator Charles Schumer, for all their efforts and support in asking for a full review of an environmental issue pertaining to Aquifer protection, an issue imminently More...

Indian Point Energy Center Is Safe Dear Editor:

In prior letters to the Putnam County News, I More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ruth D. Hopkins

Ruth D. "Tad" Hopkins, a Philadelphia, PA resident, died on Saturday, March 23, 2002 at the age of 81. More...

Briefly Noted

Alcohol Awareness Screening Day Offered At Phelps

It is a startling fact that approximately one half of adults in the United States report a family history of alcoholism or problem drinking. Alcohol contributes to 105,000 deaths annually. More...

Building Bridges, Building Boats Hosts "A Fish Fry and Fashion Show"

Building Bridges, Building Boats, Inc., one of the newest environmentally sensitive nonprofits in the region, is hosting "A Fish Fry and Fashion Show" at the Garrison Golf Club on Sunday, April 7, from 5 - 7:30pm. More...

New Report Links Birth Defects, Premature Birth, To Being Overweight Before Pregnancy

Birth defects, premature birth, and other severe health problems in tomorrow More...

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