August 7, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Uncollected Taxes, Indian Point Petition Discussed At Philipstown Monthly Meeting

Sparse attendance and a short agenda made for a quick monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board on August 1. More...

Cold Spring Water Department Urges Water Conservation

The Cold Spring Water Department has issued a conservation advisory for residents and users of the Cold Spring Water system. Reservoir levels are at 90%, however, consumption of water increased 1.58 million gallons from June to July. More...

Frank DiMarco Appointed Parks & Recreation Superintendent

Monday, August 5th marks the start of Frank DiMarco More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Military Concert Band And Mid-Hudson Ballet Perform Together

The United States Military Academy Concert Band and the Mid-Hudson Ballet will join to perform a Dance, Dance, Dance concert at the Trophy Point Amphitheatre. More...

Depot Theatre Hosting 6th Annual One Act Play Festival

The Philipstown Depot Theatre is presenting their 6th Annual One Act Play Festival the weekends of August 16 and 23 at the theater in Garrison. This year More...

Show Features Timeless Places

For one weekend only, The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill, NY will exhibit photographs by Ossining artist, Betsy Braun Lane, in a show entitled: Timeless Places. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

M. Christine Dolan

It is with deep sadness that the death of M. Christine Dolan is announced. Mrs. Dolan, of Hunter, NY and Sarasota, FL, passed away in Morristown, NJ on July 30. More...

Briefly Noted

Beacon Sloop Corn Festival This Sunday

The Beacon Sloop Club Annual Corn Festival is Sunday, Aug 11th, noon-6pm rain or shine at the Beacon mini park (by the waterfront). Fresh cooked sweet corn & amazing chili will be available for purchase. More...

New York State Begins Independent Review Of Nuclear Plant Safety

National expert James Lee Witt to conduct review, starting at Indian Point

Governor Pataki announced on August 1st that former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt will immediately begin a public, independent review of all emergency plans for the communities surrounding nuclear power plants ser More...

Girl Scouts Win Hershey Park Competition

Cold Spring Girl Scout Troop #1406, under the leadership of Diane Durr, designed the winning badge for the Hershey Park competition earning a complimentary weekend for 20 people at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania. More...

Proposed Zoning Changes Incite Strong Opposition At Philipstown Hearing

Business owners ask board to consider economic impact

Garrison landowners left no doubt about their position on a proposed amendment to the zoning laws at a highly charged, often contentious July 31 Public Hearing presided over by the Philipstown Town Board. More...

Putnam In Sound Fiscal Shape Say County Auditors

County should weather decline in sales and interest earnings

Despite reporting a drastic drop in sales tax and interest revenues, the annual audit of the County More...

Garrison Receives County’s Best Grades In State Tests

Board discloses agreement to settle walkout with architects

At the meeting of the Garrison Union Free School District More...

Bird With West Nile Virus Found In Putnam Valley

The Putnam County Health Department received notification on August 1 from the New York State Department of Health that a second crow has tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

PV Board Warned Water Quality And Quantity Issues Will Affect Some District Budgets

Preliminary budget hearings scheduled to begin next week

When the Town of Putnam Valley shuts down the Lake Peekskill seasonal water system on October 31, 2003, they will be eliminating a $150,000 tax item, along with New York City water fines and expenses that the residents of Lake Peekskill are currently More...

Putnam Valley CYO Successfully Completes First Week Of Little Heroes Camp

Brianna Cortes of Newburgh shows off a baby watermelon she More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Local Teen Gains Leadership Edge In Nation’s Capital

Mr. Blaze Nowara of Garrison attended the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) from June 23 through July 4, 2002 in Washington, D.C. More...

Letters to the Editor

Health Matters Of Great Concern - Will Congress Help Us Now?

Editor,

I am in a wheelchair with MS. I find that most stores and restaurants do not have automatic doors for easy access. Manual doors are an obstacle. Many, like myself, have to wait outside until someone comes along who More...

Candidates Must Reveal Position On Indian Point

Governor Pataki recently announced that James Lee Witt, former director of FEMA, and his consulting firm will review nuclear safety and emergency plans for New York State. More...

Dog Owners Need To Clean Up After Their Pets

Editor,

I agree with Mr. Teagle, who wrote you last week regarding the beauty of green grass off sidewalks and tree lined streets. It is lovely to have tree lined streets in our community. More...

Sports News

Pop Warner Trio Works With Pro Football Players

John Moss, Les Bilau and Derek O More...

Evening Youth Lacrosse Clinics Offered By Town

A week-long Lacrosse clinic focused on individual stick-handling skills, improved shooting, dodging, ball carrying and offensive techniques is being offered by the Philipstown Recreation Department. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you excited about a new Dunkin' Donuts under construction in Cold Spring?
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