April 10, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelsonville Residents See Zero Village Tax Increase For 2002

Residents in the Village of Nelsonville will see no Village tax increase in the coming fiscal year, which begins June 1. More...

Town Board Considers Attracting Semi-Conductor Industry to Philipstown

On April 4, Supervisor William Mazzuca welcomed David S. Bradley, Acting Director of the Governor More...

Putnam Valley Board Of Education Wants More Cuts - Or More Information Large turnout hears elementary and middle school principals present requests

Before a large turnout of community members and teachers at its regular meeting last Thursday, the Putnam Valley Board of Education again asked school administrators for more information on their proposed 2002-2003 budget. More...

 

Schools

Haldane School Foundation Innovation Grants Go Public

It felt more like spring than winter for Mrs. Battersby More...

Students Give Milk In Vending Machines A Thumbs Up

Students in several New York State school districts have been enjoying the convenience of purchasing milk in a variety of flavors - including strawberry, cappuccino, mocha and chocolate - in 16-ounce plastic bottles through vending machines. More...

Haldane Kindergarten Family Sing-Along

Haldane kindergarten students presented a Kindergarten Family Sing-Along on March 19th. The children sang songs that they learned throughout the year that enrich their curriculum. More...

Births

Christopher Anthony Conte

A son, Christopher Anthony Conte, was born April 3, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz., to parents Sue Ann and Chris Conte of Putnam Valley. More...

Lauren Elizabeth Jones

Gregory and Misty Jones, of Poughquag, NY, proudly announce the birth of their first child, Lauren Elizabeth. She was born on March 27, 2002 at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. Lauren was 20 More...

Julian Michael Tighe

Michele and Carrie Tighe Cristiano of Beacon announce the birth of their son, Julian Michael, born on March 22, 2002. Julian was welcomed home by his big sister, Sophia. Maternal grandparents are Michael and Donna Tighe of Newburgh. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley Parks And Recreation Upcoming Events

Defensive Driving Classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month with the next class on April 20. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles. The cost is $35.00. More...

Franciscan Friars Golf Classic To Be Held June 3rd

The Tenth Annual Grayrnoor/St. Christopher More...

Philipstown Men’s Softball League To Meet

The Philipstown Men More...

County Legislature Honors State Senator Leibell, Camp Kiwi & Health Workers

Asks State to restore CHIPS funding More...

Budget for Haldane District Shows 4.49% Increase Adoption of 2002/3 budget scheduled for meeting on April 23, 2002

A final budget was presented to the Haldane Central School District Board of Education on April 2, 2002 by School Business Official, Clifford Ong. The increase over the current school year is 4.49% which translates to a dollar increase of $511,611. More...

Putnam Valley Residents Show They’re A Formidable Force Crowds consistently come out for Town Issues

For the third week in a row, over 150 Putnam Valley residents left their warm cozy homes and traveled on a cold rainy April 3 night to attend a Town Board meeting, to express their concerns. More...

Philipstown Town Board Asked To Endorse Shutdown And Decommissioning Of Indian Point Partnership sought for before-and-after-school childcare in Philipstown

At the April 4 monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, Kyle Rabin, Policy Analyst for the environmental organization Riverkeeper, requested that the Board adopt a resolution for the immediate shutdown and decommissioning of the Indian Point Nu More...

PV Party Leads To Arrest Of Mahopac 19 Year Old

A Mahopac man has been charged by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Can’t Put Indian Point Out Of Her Mind Anymore To the Editor,

At the April 4, Philipstown Town Board meeting, a senior reactor operator at Indian Point used the example of the safe departure of Lower Manhattan school children on September 11, to assuage our fears that we wouldn More...

Wants Skate Park In Philipstown Dear Mayor Phillips,

The children and adults of Philipstown, New York would greatly admire and respect a supervised skateboard, roller blade, scooter, and biking park in the town of Philipstown or other area near here. More...

Needs Input On Indian Point Closure Drive To the people of Philipstown

Let us put terrorist threats and possible rises in electricity bills aside for a moment and remember that even before Sept 11 we had a big problem in our midst. 15 miles down river, we have an old nuclear power plant. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Major-General Sir Rupert Brazier-Creagh

Major-General Sir Rupert Brazier-Creagh, KBE, CB, DSO, L of M, age 92 of Garrison, NY and Naples, FL, died on Wednesday April 3, 2002 at his home in Florida. More...

Briefly Noted

Eagle Scout Contributes Work To Historical Society

Karl Von Ahn of Mahopac(center, holding book) presented a copy of his extensive and in-depth study of his community's history through research into the Mt. More...

Brownies Bring Birds Of Prey To Cold Spring

Falconer, Peter Durkin will come to the North Highlands Fire Department on Sunday, April 14th from 2-4 pm to present his majestic birds of prey. Durkin, father of 2, a 7-year-old and a 3-year-old, moved to Cold Spring for one reason More...

Hospice Care In Westchester And Putnam Holds Workshop On Spirituality And Grief

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam is holding bereavement workshop, co-sponsored with Northern Westchester Hospital Center and co-facilitated by an interfaith Chaplin. More...

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