May 22, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Shopping Center Construction In Cold Spring To Begin

Building permit issued; fall completion eyed More...

Cablevision Still Splits Philipstown Subscribers In 2 Garrison and Continental Village subscribers receive fewer services than northern area of Town, pending upgrade

Philipstown residents may soon receive a host of new services from Cablevision, but only if they live in the northern service section of the Town. More...

"Buckle Up New York" Campaign Targets Unrestrained Motorists

Law enforcement agencies across Now York State will continue the enforcement initiative aimed at motorists who don More...

Public Notice

The Putnam Valley Town Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Ceremonies marking the day will commence at 11am at the memorial at Town Hall on Oscawana Lake Rd. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

O’Neill High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

7th Grade - Christos Constantinou, Brian V. Dyroff, John Franceschina, Christopher Garcia, Danielle Labarre, Katie Lewis, Paul Malecot, Samantha Marsden, Justin Myers, Jarred Sabel and Sheng Da Ye. More...

BOCES Students Exhibit Masks At Art Center

Students at the Learning Center at Walden exhibited masks they made of papier mache and paint at the Northern Westchester Center for the Arts from May 10-24. More...

SUNY Empire State College To Hold Information Sessions At Hudson Valley Locations

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions throughout June at its Hudson Valley locations. More...

Births

Donovan James Dillon

Donovan James Dillon was born May 13, 2002 at the Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Weighing 9 lbs. 11 oz., his parents are Kathy and Robert Dillon of Poughquag. More...

Briefly Noted

American Red Cross Lifesaving Classes Offered In Philipstown.

The American Red Cross in Putnam County currently offers CPR and First Aid classes to best suit your needs or the needs of your family. All the classes are held at St. Basil More...

Museum Of The Hudson Highlands To Honor Hellie Stowell With Chairman’s Award Congresswoman Sue Kelly to be special guest

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands will present its annual Trustees Reception from 4 - 6:30 pm. on Sunday, June 2 at the Museum More...

State Troopers Instruct On Car Seat Safety at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

New York State Troopers, specially trained in car seat safety, were available in the parking lot of Hudson Valley Hospital Center recently to educate and instruct families on car seat safety and installation. More...

Legislature Supports Buddy Poppy Program Putnam calls on State to carry Medicaid costs

One sure sign that Memorial Day is approaching is the familiar sight of red Buddy Poppies. More...

Hay Proposes New Partnership with New York City Department of Environmental Protection Asks NYCDEP to help Putnam maintain balanced commercial growth

At the May 7 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature, Legislator Tony Hay, R-District 6, who is seeking the position of County Executive in the November election, outlined a proposal inviting the New York City Department of Environmental Protection More...

Putnam Valley Faces Tough Water Decision By September 1st Lake Peekskill Improvement District to fix numerous problems or shut down

On May 15, Putnam Valley Supervisor Carmelo Santos and Town Attorney David Wright attended a NYS Department Of Health Administrative Tribunal hearing to learn the results of the April 26 State Department of Health inspection of the Lake Peekskill Imp More...

Mayor Phillips Announces Opening Of Cold Spring Farmers Market At Butterfield Hospital

On February 6, 2002, a blazing inferno consumed the only supermarket in the Village of Cold Spring, Putnam County. More...

Civil War Veterans Group To Hold Memorial Service Honoring Civil War Veterans Buried In Nelsonville

The Admiral John L. Worden Camp 150 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold a short Memorial Service at the Cedar Street Cemetery in Nelsonville on Saturday, May 25th, at 10 am. More...

Rose Hills To Dedicate 9/11 Garden On Memorial Day Weekend

Rose Hills Memorial Park in Putnam Valley will dedicate a "September 11 Garden" in ceremonies beginning at Noon on Sunday, May 26. "The dedication will be the highlight of Rose Hills More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Concerned That Safety Is Not The Primary Reason For County’s Fishkill Road Plan Editor,

Thank you for the chance to expose what is a despicable two-faced situation the County of Putnam is perpetrating upon its citizens under the shameful guise of something called the "North Highlands Project." More...

Putnam Valley Conspicuously Absent From Main Street Conference Editor,

The 7th Annual Main Street Conference of May 10th, was a success on all levels. Participants included elected officials, representatives of non-profit, pro-active organizations and citizens of Putnam County. More...

Mr. Ricci Represents Democracy Editor,

In an open letter to the editor, Putnam Valley Councilman Dan Ricci has spoken, and spoke eloquently with noble intent for the welfare of his constituency and the environment upon which they live. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William C. Nichter

William C. Nichter (Bill), a long-time resident of Garrison, died on May 13, 2002. He was 82 years old. More...

Rudolph O. Blalschke

Rudolph O. Blalschke passed away peacefully in his sleep at 8:20pm on Saturday, May 18, 2002, at Vassar Hospital, of congestive heart failure. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Pop Warner To Hold Final Registration This Monday

The Philipstown Pop Warner League will be holding a final registration on Monday May 27th after the Memorial Day Parade. More...

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 June 1. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles. The cost is $35.00. More...

Haldane Baseball Back In The Swing Of Things

The rainy weather last week reflected the Haldane Varsity baseball season so far this year. More...

Weekly Poll

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