May 29, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislature To Consider Formation Of Agricultural District To Protect Farms Town Boards say district would elevate farmer’s rights over other residents

Putnam County is a community in flux. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Focuses On Water Testing, Bonding Well Development, And Search For Water Sources

At a special Town Board meeting and work session held May 22nd, Putnam Valley Supervisor Carmelo Santos explained to Hydrologist William Canavan the seriousness of the Lake Peekskill water problem, and the need to search for alternate sources of well More...

Civil War Veterans Remembered At Cedar Street Cemetery

On Saturday morning Philipstown officials and residents gathered at the Cedar Street Cemetery to witness a memorial service presented by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUWCW) organization to honor the 9 Civil War Veterans who are buried More...

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Schools

Census Bureau Surveys How College Students Finance Their Education

A survey beginning on June 1 will attempt to confirm whether as many as 6-in-10 (about 5.6 million) college students still rely on some form of financial aid. That is when the Commerce Department More...

Haldane Teacher Is 2002 Educator Of Excellence

Raymond (Rick) Meunier, Haldane High School English teacher and department chairperson, has been selected as a 2002 Educator of Excellence. This year More...

2 PIX Haldane Valedictorian and Salutatorian Valedictorian, Amanda Jamin, and Salutatorian, Jennifer Neville

Amanda Jamin is the Haldane Class of 2002 Valedictorian and Jennifer Neville is the Salutatorian. More...

Briefly Noted

Donation Of Stuffed Animals Go To Children

(L) Linda LaPicola, scheduling coordinator in the surgical services department at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, recently received a donation of stuffed animals from hospital volunteer and life member of the hospital auxiliary, Mary Ward. More...

Summer Art Camp At Levine Art Center Begins July 8.

The Putnam Arts Council is now accepting registration for Summer Art Camp 2002 at the Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Road in Mahopac. More...

Walking Is Not Enough To Prevent Osteoporosis Says New Book

May was National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, a time to make a concerted effort to inform people about this disease which has the ability to cripple, and even to kill. More...

Indian Point Issue Hotly Contested At Philipstown Town Board Meeting

Residents of Philipstown turned out in force for a public hearing on May 22 regarding one of the real hot-button issues for the area, a petition to close the Indian Point nuclear facility in Buchanan. More...

Garrison Residents Vote To Pass School District Budget June graduation will be held in new facility

Last week was a good week for the Garrison Union Free School District More...

State Police Seek Help With Bank Robbery Investigation

The New York State Police in Brewster in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a Bank Robbery of the HSBC Bank located on Route 22 in Brewster. More...

Public Notice

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, refuse and recycling pick-up in the Village of Nelsonville will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2002. More...

Memorial Day In Cold Spring Overcomes Brief Cloudburst

A special day any year, this year More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Dangers Of Indian Point Editor,

Entergy spoke at a town meeting on May 22, at Philipstown Hall on the safety of Indian Point. More...

Asks For Support Of New Philipstown Timber Harvesting Law Dear Editor,

People wonder what they can do to help stop harmful development from destroying Philipstown. The process seems so long and drawn-out, with the results often unclear. More...

Counting On Town Board’s Representation Editor,

Philipstown residents have made it extremely clear at two hearings and via petition that the overwhelming majority of us wants Indian Point closed. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael A. Dahlia

Michael A. Dahlia, age 85, a life-long area resident died on Wednesday May 22, 2002 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Garrison on July 1, 1916, he was the son of the late Michael and Maria (Mask) Dahlia. More...

Rudolph O. Blaschke

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

Sports News

PARC Hosts 5th Annual Golf Outing

Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) is hosting their 5th Annual Flanagans Golf Outing at the Country Club at Lake MacGregor on Wednesday, July 10. There is a shotgun start at 9am. More...

Haldane Golfer In State Golf Tournament

Jack Villetto, a Haldane freshman, qualified to play in the State golf Tournament from May 31 through June 3 at Cornell University. Jack, the number one golfer at Haldane, finished the season undefeated with a 12-0-1 record. More...

4-H Horse Scholarship Available Through Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is accepting applications for the Hebe Gordon Memorial 4-H Horse Scholarship. More...

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