August 14, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Franciscan Friars To Honor Libby Pataki

First Lady Libby Pataki has been involved with the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement for many years She has made drug abuse prevention her priority and serves on the board of St. More...

Office For Aging Announces County-Wide Picnic

The Putnam County Office for the Aging invites all Senior Citizens to the Annual County-Wide Senior Citizen Picnic on Wednesday, September 4th from 10 am to 3pm. More...

Putnam Valley Viewpoints: Living Springs, Roaring Brook Lake, and Vandalism

In meetings this past week, Putnam Valley residents and political officials wrestled with the future of the Living Springs property, considered a Town-appointed Advisory Committee for Roaring Brook, and dealt with the unpleasant issue of vandalism in More...

Putnam County Rolls Out AMBER Alert System

District Attorney Wright Presents Program to Legislature

Two weeks ago, as the nation was learning about the AMBER alert system that contributed to the safe recovery of two kidnapped Nevada teens, County officials were getting ready to implement that system in Putnam. More...

Rep. Sue Kelly Aims To Increase Access to Small Business Loans

In an effort to help local small businesses thrive, U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly brought the nation More...

Office For Aging Announces County-Wide Picnic

The Putnam County Office for the Aging invites all Senior Citizens to the Annual County-Wide Senior Citizen Picnic on Wednesday, September 4th from 10 am to 3pm. More...

Belden House Stabilization In Progress

Harold Gary, County Highway Superintendent and County Executive Bob Bondi visit The Belden House as preservation efforts begin. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Taconic Postcard Club To Meet August 27

The August meeting of the Taconic Postcard Club will be held on Tuesday, August 27 at 7 pm at the Yorktown Museum. The evening will feature Denis Castelli speaking about "The Postcard History of Main Street Brewster, New York. More...

9/11 Works of Art Hosted By Beacon’s Back Room Gallery

The Back Room Gallery will be hosting a Special Art Exhibit which will incorporate over one thousand donated watches into works of art by local artist, Victoria Raabin, to commemorate those who lost their lives on Sept. More...

Jazz Knights Perform 1940’s Hits At Trophy Point

The United States Military Academy Jazz Knights will present a program themed Over There: Jazz of 1941-1950, on Sunday, August 25th, 7:30 pm at Trophy Point Amphitheatre. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Briefly Noted

Jewish High Holy Days Begin September 6

At sundown on Rosh Hashanah, September 6, 2002, the Jewish people will welcome the Jewish New Year 5703. More...

Swing Away Stress

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County invites you to its fourth annual "Swing Away Stress" fund-raiser which will be held on Friday, September 27 from 7 to 11 pm at Christos in Poughkeepsie. More...

Alternatives To Hormone Replacement Therapy Focus Of September Meeting

The Putnam Hospital Center More...

Galef Schedules Forum On Children’s Health Issues

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is holding a public forum on children More...

Chapel Of Our Lady Restoration Project Receives $10,000 Grant

Putnam County Legislator Vinny Tamagna announced that the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration project received a $10,000 Hudson River Estuary Grant. More...

Rep. Sue Kelly Aims To Increase Access to Small Business Loans

In an effort to help local small businesses thrive, U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly brought the nation More...

Public Notice

Frazier Road in the Town of Philipstown has been closed since August 6th, 2002 and will remain closed for 90 days while the Philipstown Highway Department replaces the bridge. More...

Legislature Approves Bond Resolution For Burial Of Carmel Utilities; Reappoints Election Commissioner Bennett

State urged to furnish workers comp coverage to search & rescue teams

At their August 6 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature authorized the issuance of $793,000 in bonds to be used to finance an overhaul of the streets adjacent to the County Office buildings in Carmel. More...

West Nile Virus Found In Fourth Putnam Bird

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health on August 12th that a fourth crow has tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Santos Announces Support For County Agricultural District

Supervisor Carmelo J. Santos of Putnam Valley announced that he will support the establishment of a County Agricultural District for Putnam County. More...

Franciscan Friars To Honor Libby Pataki

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will honor Mrs. More...

Belden House Stabilization In Progress

Last Friday, County workers began the process of stabilizing the Belden Farm House in Carmel by draping a tarp across its leaky roof. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Personal Gain Over The Community Good?

Editor,

Very few issues make it to town hall without someone or some group getting heated. There are some, it seems who will only be happy when route 9 looks like the jumbled strips of neon and concrete that line too many highways today. More...

This Country Was Built On Greed

Well this is just great. A few large companies get caught exhibiting greed and the American people are up in arms. Hello. This country was built on greed. More...

We Are All Interconnected And Dependent On Each Other

Sometimes, ensconced behind our picket fences or hedgerows, one can forget the real meaning of community. More...

Births

Kelsey Alexa Schiavone

A daughter, Kelsey Alexa Schiavone, was born on July 29, 2002, weighing 8lbs. 9 oz., to parents Susan and Mario Schiavone, Jr. of Putnam Valley. More...

Sports News

Personick Awarded Dean’s List Honors

Sara Personick, daughter of Cheryl Personick and Jeffrey Shad, was awarded honors on the Marist College Dean More...

Final Plea For Putnam Area Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive very soon for academic semester and year program homestays, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. More...

Garrison Resident To Run Marathon In Support Of Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

Melia Whitson, a resident of Garrison, is asking for your help. Melia will be competing in her first marathon on November 17, 2002 in support of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and honor of William Taggard, a patient partner to the society. More...

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