August 21, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Board Takes First Step Toward Purchase of Philipstown Industrial Park

Formation of LDC could lead to other land acquisitions

At the August 14 meeting the Philipstown Town Board, the Board took the first step toward purchasing the Philipstown Industrial Park on Route 9 by passing a motion to create a Local Development Corporation (LDC). More...

Historical Society Receives Grant For Film Negatives

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum announces the receipt of a grant in the amount of $23,767 for the developing, printing and creation of film negatives from its collection of 800 black and white glass plate negatives. More...

Camp Combe YMCA Kids Enjoy Pool As Heat Index Reaches Into The Hundreds

Cooling off is easy at the YMCA Camp

If you are lucky to be a YMCA Camp Combe day camper, you can jump into a pool and cool off as campers did last Tuesday, August 13th when the heat and humidity felt like 105 degrees. More...

Two Sheriff’s Deputies Injured In Patrol Car Collision

Sheriff Smith reports that two sheriff More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Display Space Available For Artists

Helen Hayes Hospital is seeking local artisans who are interested in exhibiting their work in the Atrium of the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. More...

Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library, but who is Julia L. Butterfield? More...

Taghkanic Chorale Invites New Singers

The Taghkanic Chorale invites new singers to join them for the 2002/03 Concert Season. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings, 7:30-10 pm at the Church of the Nazarene, White Hill Road, Yorktown. More...

Letters to the Editor

Say No To Brookmeade And Future Rezoning.

Editor,

My family and I moved to Garrison 5 years ago. My wife and I fell in love with the area as soon as we set eyes on it. We felt it was a great place to raise our sons. More...

Questions Governor’s Appointment Of Witt To Oversee Review of Evacuation Plans

Dear Editor,

While Governor Pataki 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...

Sports News

Orienteering Instruction And Competition Coming Up

On Saturday, September 14, there will be orienteering instruction and competition on the Surebridge map in Harriman State Park. The Hudson Valley Orienteering Club will give instruction and set a beginner More...

Reptile Expo To Focus On Reptiles As Pets

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY on Sunday, September 8 from 9 am to 4 pm. More...

Legislature Hears More On Health Initiatives

Butterfield Hospital a distant dream

At the August 13 meeting of the Health, Social and Environmental Committee of the Putnam County Legislature, County Executive Robert Bondi and his staff answered more questions regarding his health initiatives. More...

Putnam Child Care Council To Receive Nearly $110,000 Grant From State

Funding will help provide child care resources to parents, providers

New York State Lt. Governor Mary Donohue announced this week that nearly $110,000 in funding will go to the Putnam County Child Care Council to promote, strengthen, coordinate and assist high-quality child care services in Putnam County. More...

Rally Held To Address Concerns Of Water Quality In Clove Creek Aquifer

On Saturday, August 17th, about 20 residents of the area gathered at the southern end of the Dutchess Mall on Rte. More...

Cold Spring Holiday Lighting Fund Almost At $5,000 Mark

The following have contributed to the Cold Spring Holiday Lighting Fund as of August 19th. To date they have received $4,995.00 in donations. Contributions can be made to the fund at the Cold Spring Village offices, Richard Keller, Village Treasurer. More...

Kids Learn To Ride Western Horses And Herd Cattle In Putnam Valley

Lisa Sommers, age 11, learns the "ropes" of cattlehearding at Hollow Brook Riding Academy

Afterwards, the kids took time out to cool off as the cattle drank cool water from a trough, and horses got hosed down, groomed and put back in their stalls to rest. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Workshop On "Positive Communication With Schools" Available

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to present a workshop, "Positive Communication With Schools: Sharing Ideas for Healthier Family-School Connections" on Thursday, August 29th from 6 to 8 pm, at the Mental Health As More...

Managing Defiant Behavior

Registrations are now being accepted for the nine session skill-building series, "Managing Defiant Behavior", provided by the Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie, beginning Monday, September 23 to N More...

Putnam Valley School Announces Free And Reduced Meal Price Policy

The Putnam Valley School District has announced a free and reduced price meal policy for its Elementary and Middle School and High School children for the 2002/2003 school year. More...

Briefly Noted

Tag Sale/Auction To Benefit Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic

The magnificent pool house of Lyndhurst Castle, Westchester More...

Guideposts To Hold 9/11 Memorial Service

On Wednesday, September 11, Guideposts will hold a Memorial Service at 8:30 am to commemorate the first anniversary of one of the most tragic days in our country More...

"Crop Walk" To Raise Funds For Hunger Relief

The eleventh Putnam County "Crop Walk" will be held on Sunday, October 20 at 2 pm, starting from Drew United Methodist Church in Carmel and going around Lake Gleneida. More...

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