July 24, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Government Responds To Residents, As No Parking Signs Are Removed and Vendor Contracts Withheld

The Putnam Valley Town Board meeting and public hearing of July 17th had a common denominator running through it, as expressed by Supervisor Santos and the Town Council: "The people elect us and pay us our salary, we are here to serve their need More...

Bondi Recommends Alternatives To Firearms Training Facility At Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area

Putnam County Executive Bondi announced last week that plans for the 618 acre Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area will not include an outdoor firearms training area for local law enforcement officials. More...

Haldane Begins Building Referendum Proposal Process

At their July 16 meeting, the Haldane School District Board of Education began the process of writing their proposed 2002 bond issue referendum, by looking at estimates from Clark Patterson Associates on the cost to maintain and upgrade the school an More...

Schools

Sportello Is NY State Pageant Finalist

Miss Esther Sportello, age 12, daughter of Annmarie and Peter Sportello, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the Miss New York American Pre-Teen Pageant to be held on August 17 and 18, 2002 at the New York Marriot Marquis in New York City. More...

Haldane/Hudson Environmental Learning Program Starting Aug. 5

From August 5-9th, the Haldane School Foundation once again launches the Haldane/Hudson Environmental Learning Program (H.E.L.P.) Summer Institute, with Haldane teachers being immersed - both figuratively and physically - in the Hudson River. More...

Sakala Named To Rensselaer Dean’s List

Monique E. Sakala of Cold Spring, a junior majoring in Electrical Engineering, earned placement on the Spring 2002 Dean More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Collin Patrick Ford

A son, Collin Patrick Ford, was born on July 10, 2002, weighing 8 pounds, to parents Judith and Clinton Ford III of Putnam Valley. More...

Sports News

Haldane Basketball Busy In The Off-Season

Like many of the teams at Haldane High School, the boys and girls basketball teams have been staying sharp in the off-season and improving their skills. More...

Putnam Valley Wresting Clinic Coming Up

The 3rd Annual Putnam Valley Wrestling Clinic will be held from August 1st through August 10th in the Putnam Valley Middle School Gymnasium. The clinic will run from 8 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday, and from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturday and Sunday. More...

200 Residents Identified In Theft Of Water In Lake Peekskill

Town makes plans to shut down summer water system

"As of noon on Friday, July 19th it was reported to me that 200 Lake Peekskill residents have been identified in the theft of water," said Putnam Valley Councilman Peter Kennedy, as he presided over the District More...

PV Board of Education Grapples With Test Scores, Parking And Middle School Space Issues

At its regular meeting last Thursday, July 18, the Putnam Valley Board of Education heard reports on test scores, approved a parking policy for the High School and filled several open positions. More...

Ken Harper Announces Candidacy for County Executive

On Tuesday, July 8, Ken Harper, Democrat from Patterson, officially announced his candidacy for County Executive on the steps of the County Courthouse. More...

Town Looks To Purchase Philipstown Industrial Park, Develop Land

Deal would mark end of soil mining operation

The Philipstown Industrial Park (PIP), with its frequently criticized soil mining operation, could soon be the site of an upscale senior citizens More...

Archaeologists Start West Point Foundry Survey Work

Map work this year to prepare for future excavations

Professor Timothy Scarlett (right) takes archaeological measurements with another team member at the Foundry site in Cold Spring last week. More...

Letters to the Editor

Not A Penny More

The Garrison School Board often promised to spend "not a penny more than the voters authorized for the new construction." But now the Trustees have found a way to get $180,000 extra without voter approval. How can this happen? More...

Nuclear Industry Is Not Clean

To the Editor,

I don More...

Double Yellow Line Is Appreciated

Dear Brian,

I just wanted to take a moment to acknowledge Roger Chirico, Superintendent of Highways for his efforts in making our community a safer place. This past week a dividing line was put at the bottom of East Mountain Road South, where it meets Route 9. More...

Briefly Noted

Local Bank Pledges Money To Putnam Hospital’s Capital Campaign

Shown above with Mike Weber are Michael Spain (center), a director for Mahopac National Bank, and Jeffrey D. Kellogg, executive director of the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation. More...

Bondi Recommends Alternatives To Proposal Of Firearms Training Facility At Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area

Putnam County Executive Bondi announced last week that plans for the 618 acre Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area will not include an outdoor firearms training area for local law enforcement officials. More...

A.G Edwards Seminar Discusses Strategies For Rebuilding Your Wealth

If the bear market has taken a bite out of your portfolio, now may be a good time to review where you stand financially and decide where to go from here. More...

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