April 17, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

First Quarter Of 2002 Sees Increase In Child Abuse Reporting In Putnam County Social Services Department concerned over related caseworker stress

A disturbing statistic is emerging out of the Department of Social Services. According to Mike Piazza, the Department More...

Water Restrictions Lifted In Cold Spring Water District Hydrant flush planned for April 21-26

The Cold Spring Village Water Department has announced that restrictions on the outdoor use of water have been lifted, effective immediately according to a statement made by Mayor Anthony Phillips. More...

Garrison School Board Looks At Budget Favorably Proposed spending plan would reduce bus routes from 6 to 5

The Board of Education of the Garrison Union Free School District received the budget for the 2002-2003 school year with compliments and praise at the March 21st meeting. More...

Philipstown Town Board Sends Proposed Routes 9/9D Zoning Changes To Planning Board Public hearing tentatively scheduled for July

On Wednesday, April 10, the Philipstown Town Board held another weekly workshop on the proposed zoning law for Routes 9 and 9D, south of Route 301. Supervisor William Mazzuca tentatively scheduled a Public Hearing in July on the proposed zoning law. More...

Four PV Teenagers Involved In Auto Accident With Tree

The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

G.O. Sweat Team Beautifies Rte 9D At Garrison School

Twenty six members of the Philipstown Community joined forces on Saturday April 6th to beautify the Rte 9D corridor at the Garrison School in conjunction with the Adopt-a- Highway program. More...

Patterns Help Students Grasp Concepts At PV Kindergarten

Patterns may just seem like patterns, but according to Putnam Valley Elementary School More...

"Cabaret" Comes To Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Middle School is presenting a "dessert theater" featuring student singing, dancing and dramatic acts at the Putnam Valley Middle School on Friday, April 26th. More...

Briefly Noted

S. Highlands Methodist Church To Hold Evening Of Prayers And Hymns

The South Highland Methodist Church will hold an evening of prayers and hymns, Monday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. This program is an informal service, an alternative to the more formal Sunday worship service. All are welcome to attend. More...

State Announces $1.1 Million For Projects In Lower Hudson Valley

Governor Pataki has announced $1.1 million for six conservation, recreation and open space projects in Westchester, Orange and Putnam. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Auxiliary To Hold Coffee Break Fundraiser

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold its 40th Annual Coffee Break Fundraiser from May 13th through May 17th. Coffee Break Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2002. More...

Moratorium Initiative Defused By Putnam Valley Town Board

Police salary settlement finalized; building condemnations pursued More...

Property Use Discussions In Village Dominate Cold Spring Board Meeting Supermarket replacement leads long list of issues facing Village

Cold Spring will once again have a supermarket, if all goes well. More...

Comprehensive Plan Special Board Seeks Increased Communication With Philipstown Town Board Recreation survey responses coming in

On Tuesday, April 9, the Comprehensive Plan Special Board met at the North Highland Fire House. More...

County Officials Issue Proclamation Supporting April 21-27 National Crime Victim’s Week

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright, Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi, Legislative Chairman Robert Pozzi and Sheriff Donald Smith ask all people during the week of April 21st thru 27th, to join with the victims of crime, victim advocates More...

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring is seeking residents to serve on the Historic District Review Board. Individuals interested in this volunteer position should forward their resume to the Village Office at 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516. More...

"Cabaret" Comes To Putnam Valley Elementary

The Putnam Valley Middle School is presenting a "dessert theater" featuring student singing, dancing and dramatic acts at the Putnam Valley Middle School on Friday, April 26th. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

More Volunteers And Activities Needed For Local Youth To The Editor,

This week, The White Pond Center in East Fishkill, New York suffered not one, but two break ins, causing damage and destruction to a community center that has served the Southern Duchess and Northern Putnam areas for decades. More...

Beyond The Impossible Dream Dear Editor,

If Christopher Columbus had listened to his adversaries, that the world was flat and that his voyage would have his ships fall off a cliff, where would you be today, without America? More...

The Fifth Annual Great River Sweep, April 20 - 28 Dear Neighbor,

I am writing to tell you about Scenic Hudson More...

Births

Nina Xiao Mei

On January 28th Marianne and J-F de Laperouse of Cold Spring became the proud parents of Nina Xia Meio in Chongqing, China. Until that special day, Nina had been cared for in the Fuling First Welfare Institute following her birth on March 2, 2001. More...

Conor Leo McMahon

Matthew & Lydia McMahon of Garrison announce the birth of their son Conor Leo, born on April 10, 2002 at Mt Sinai Medical Center in NYC. Conor weighed in at 6 lbs 3 oz and was 20 inches long. More...

Julian Michael Cristiano

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

Philipstown Wrestling Club Takes 6 Medals At Brewster Tournament

The Philipstown Wrestling Club had 11 wrestlers on the mat for the toughest wrestling tournament on their schedule on March 23rd. More...

Philipstown Men’s Softball League To Hold Final Meeting

The Philipstown Men More...

Melissa Jamin Named To New England Athletic-Academic Team

Five Wheaton College student-athletes have been named to the New England Women More...

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