July 3, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Notices

Garden Street in the Village of Cold Spring will be closed for certain periods during the month of July for installation of curbs and sidewalks. Signs will be posted. More...

Putnam Valley Tax Assessor Outlines New Plans For 100% Valuation

In anticipation of the planned revaluation for the Town of Putnam Valley, the PCN&R conducted an interview on June 26, with the new Putnam Valley Town Assessor Ed Vreeland. Mr. More...

Galef Announces Start Of Campaign For Reelection To The New York State Assembly

Sandy Galef, Assemblywoman, from the 90th Assembly District, announces her candidacy for reelection to the New York State Assembly. Galef has served in the Assembly for 5 terms and prior to that was a Westchester County Legislator for 6 More...

Garrison School District Seeks Fixed Contract To Cap Expenses With O’Neill High School

Parents concerned about lack of contract

Many Garrison students graduate from the eighth grade and cross the river to attend James I. O More...

 

Schools

University Of Scranton Awards Degrees To Local Students

The University of Scranton recently conferred 827 bachelor More...

High Schoolers Ask, "What’s the Best College for Me?"

Summer Marks Start of College Campus Visits

Classes may be over for the summer, but high school juniors and seniors should take on this extra-credit assignment: Plan and make visits to college campuses. More...

Haldane Sixth Graders Attend Graduation Exercises

Haldane Sixth Grade Graduation Exercises were held on June 24th. Mrs. Maggie Davis, Haldane Elementary School Principal, welcomed everyone to the ceremony. More...

Births

Birth Announcement Tyler Robert McCollum

A son, Tyler Robert McCollum, was born on June 3, 2002 to parents Kimberly and Rob McCollum of Cold Spring. Tyler weighed 9 pounds and was 20 More...

Briefly Noted

Arts Council Offers Tour Of Stonecrop Garden

The Putnam Arts Council invites the community to a private tour of the gardens at Stonecrop in Cold Spring, on Saturday, July 20, 2-4pm. Light refreshments served in Stonecrop More...

Volunteer Firefighters To Be Eligible For Scholarships August 9 nomination deadline for new recruits

Governor Pataki announced last week that August 9 is the deadline for volunteer fire department and ambulance squads to nominate new recruits for college scholarships offered by New York State as an incentive to boost membership in these vital commun More...

Hudson Valley Tourism Development Council Showcases National Heritage Area Brochure

Tourism businesses are invited to an open meeting of the Hudson Valley Tourism Development Council (TDC) scheduled for Thursday, July 25 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Longyear Conference Center at Catskill Corners, Mt. Tremper, NY. More...

County’s Request For Wireless E-911 Funding Source Granted

Bob Pozzi, Chairman o f the Putnam County Legislature, reports that the New York State Senate has passed the County Legislature More...

Cold Spring Narcotics Distributor Arrested

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that the Sheriff More...

Garrison Youth Charged With Setting Off Smoke Bomb Aboard School Bus

A student from the Garrison School District has been charged with igniting a smoke bomb aboard a Garrison School Bus on June 12th, forcing panicked students to bail out of emergency exits of the bus to escape the thick smoke. More...

Putnam Valley Public Hearing Results In New Laws For Zoning Changes, Elimination of Commercial Floating Districts, and Water Conservation

The Putnam Valley Town Board held four public hearings on June 26 that resulted in three new Local laws being adopted and one held over until July 10th. More...

Bodor Honored As Fire Police Officer Of The Year

John Bodor of Patterson received the Annual Ken Merriman Memorial Award at the Hudson Valley Volunteer Fireman More...

Delays With New County Courthouse Frustrate Highway Commissioner Gary

Agricultural district proponents increase pressure on County leaders

At the June 20 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature More...

Looking for Cost Savings, County Legislature Ponders Homeless Shelter

Placing indigent families in motels may have to do for now

Putnam County has its share of homeless people, albeit a small population in comparison to some of its neighbors. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Putnam County’s Stone Chambers Are Worthy Of Preservation

Letter to the Editor:

To help preserve and protect Putnam county More...

Working Together Only Possible Solution

Dear Editor,

I More...

Responding To Ms Hammond

(reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear Ms Hammond:I am a new Cold Spring merchant who has lived in this community since 1993. My work has been in restaurant management for 15 years. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries Peter Mueller

Peter Mueller of Cortlandt Manor and formerly of Putnam Valley, died June 26, 2002 at the Cortlandt Healthcare Center. He was 94. Peter was born on February 28,1908 in Germany to Johann and Gertrud Kehs Mueller. More...

Sports News

Haldane Boys Track Earns Three-Peat And Send 2 To States

After concluding a 9 - 6 regular season the boys team headed into the league championship with hopes of defending their title. The new league alignment of 10 teams and the absence of 2 team members due to injury would make it quite difficult. More...

Haldane Girls Track Has Perfect Season

The Haldane Girls Track team wrapped up another record setting season. After the regular season concluded with the girls completing an undefeated 13- 0 record, the league and sectional titles were still waiting to be claimed. More...

Twilight Track Meets In Peekskill And Somers

How fast could you run a mile? Or the 100 meter dash? Or how far could you broad jump or put the shot? If you really want to know, the City of Peekskill is sponsoring six track meets this summer for you. More...

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