April 3, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Boat Club Plans Major Building Renovation

The Cold Spring Boat Club is planning major renovations and improvements to its club house and grounds that will make a major contribution toward beautifying the village More...

Conference Confronts Underage Drug and Alcohol Use

While shocking statistics on underage drinking are breaking in the current news, Putnam Valley School District recently held a "Straight Talk Conference" on March 12 on Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Holocaust Survivors Share Experience With Putnam Valley Students

To this day, holocaust survivor Sylvie Lednicer never says goodbye. More...

Bassignani Named To RIT Dean’s List With 4.0 Average

Justin Bassignani of Garrison has been named to the Dean More...

Spring Semester Adult Courses At BOCES Begin April 22

Classes for adults are offered by Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services in areas from the practical and professional to the recreational. The spring semester begins on April 22. More...

Briefly Noted

Spring Thaw Event Nets $28,000 For Garrison Children’s Fund

The Garrison Children More...

Governor Proposes World Trade Center License Plate Sale of plates to benefit New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund

Governor Pataki has proposed legislation to create and issue a World Trade Center distinctive license plate to commemorate the horrific events of September 11th. More...

CPR Courses From American Red Cross Offered In Philipstown

Plan ahead and give yourself or someone you love the gift of life: a 2002 course in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from the American Red Cross in Greater New York. More...

Prisoners Flock to Putnam County County Approves Settlement in Water Contamination Lawsuit

An unlikely population is responding to the irresistible appeal of Putnam County. It seems that we have something to offer, even for residents who cannot enjoy the scenic beauty of our quaint villages and towns. More...

Putnam Valley Terminates Assessment Contract With County – Now What?

Overflow crowd at Fire House applauds Town Board action More...

Town Board Willing To Take Court Action, If Necessary, With Injunction Against Proposed Soil Mining Expansion

On Wednesday, March 20th, Town Planning consultant Tim Miller led a presentation on Philipstown Industrial Park More...

Philipstown Assessor Urges Changes in State Real Property Tax Law Seeks parity with other Towns in payments for State-owned land

At the March 20th Philipstown Town Board weekly workshop meeting, Town Assessor Brian Kenney urged the Town Board to press State officials for changes in the State Real Property Tax law, so that Philipstown might receive payment for State-owned land More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

The Fleecing Of The People Editor,

Over the last few years, there has been a building boom in towns all over Putnam, Westchester, and Dutchess counties. Planning boards are constantly approving building permits, as evidenced everywhere we look. More...

An Eye For An Eye Is Not Solution To Middle East Problems Letter to the Editor:

There is a point hanging fire regarding the recent exchange of letters opposing me for daring to criticize Israel More...

Councilman Kennedy Did The Right Thing

As a resident of Putnam Valley I would like to say that I think PV Councilman Peter Kennedy did the right thing by putting the citizens first and showing leadership during this PV tax reassessment crisis. More...

Births

Luca Andrew DeLisi

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...

Gia Nicolle Fenty

A daughter, Gia Nicolle Fenty, was born March 14, 2002 at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 6 lbs. 3 oz., to parents Amanda Purdy and Robert Fenty III of Cortlandt Manor. More...

April Yolanda Heady

A daughter, April Yolanda Heady, was born March 27, 2002 at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 7 lbs., to parents Mary and Charles Heady of Mahopac. More...

Sports News

Our Lady Of Loretto Basketball Team Provides Community Service

After a successful season on the basketball court representing Our Lady of Loretto Church, these dedicated boys gave up their Saturday to provide community service. More...

Philipstown Wrestling Club Continues To Take Competition To The Mat

The Philipstown Wrestling Club continued their winning ways at the Ossining Wrestling tournament on March 16th. More...

Beacon American Legion Holding Try-Outs For Baseball League

American Legion Post 203, Beacon, Baseball Team will be holding try-outs for the American Legion Baseball on April 21 at 3 pm. The try-outs will be held at Humlesten Field at Beacons More...

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