August 28, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Notices

The Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. More...

West Nile Virus Found In Dead Bird From Indian Brook Road Area

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

Route 301 Designated As "Sgt. Albert Ireland Memorial Highway"

Legislation sponsored by Senator Vincent Leibell and Assemblyman Willis Stephens which designates Route 301, between Route 9D and Route 9 in the Village of Cold Spring, as the "Sgt. More...

Cold Spring Police Dept. Receives Grant For Upgrades

Bike presented by car dealership and local businesses

Cold Spring Police Officers (l-r) William Bujarski, Thomas Corless and Darrel Burris show off the grant check and new bicycle to Village Trustee Bruce Campbell. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Mount Gulian Presents Talk On Dutch Colonial Homes

Mount Gulian Historic Site in Fishkill will present a talk on the newly released book, Dutch Colonial Homes in America, on Sunday, September 22nd at 1:30 pm. More...

Mount Gulian To Hold Children’s Victorian Tea

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, will hold a Children

The tradition of tea in the afternoon has been attributed to one of Queen Victoria More...

Contra Dance Coming To Mount Gulian

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, in cooperation with the Hudson Valley Community Dancers, will hold a Contra Dance on Sunday, September 15th from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Takes Issue With Letter About Greed

To the Editor,

I would like to say a few things in response to the letter that Mr. Seymour wrote, describing how our great nation was built on greed. More...

Common Sense

Editor,

I was traveling on route 9 North on Tuesday August 14th around noon time. The traffic was being diverted off of route 9 into Peekskill . Even though I know the back streets in Peekskill it still took me over an hour to get to N. More...

Urges Candidates And Party To Reject The Green Position On Israel

Dear Editor,

Martin Brech More...

Briefly Noted

Hospice Care Offers Bereavement Support Sessions For Adults And Srs

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

NY State Begins Grant Program For Fire And Emergency Service Organizations

Governor Pataki presented the annual "Firefighters of the Year" award and announced the creation of a $5 million grant program to help fire and emergency services acquire new equipment at the Firemen More...

HV Hospital Auxiliary Annual Ball To Be Held October 5

Hudson Valley Hospital Center More...

Leibell/Stephens Bill Enacted To Enable Property Tax Exemption To Putnam’s Volunteer Firefighters And Ambulance Workers

Towns need to vote on adoption

Senator Vincent Leibell and Assemblyman Willis Stephens, sponsors of legislation that will provide a real property tax exemption for members of volunteer fire companies or ambulance services in Putnam County, announced that Governor Pataki recently s More...

Refund Of At Least $10 Million Proposed For Central Hudson Customers

The New York State Consumer Protection Board ("CPB") has proposed a refund of at least $10 million for electricity customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation. More...

Space Is The Issue At The Haldane Board Of Education Meeting

Modulars bids rejected, temporary space not expected for beginning of school year

Space related issues dominated the discussion by the Haldane school district More...

12-Foot Sunflower In Cold Spring

Could this be the tallest sunflower in Putnam County? More...

Presented With Improvement Plan, PV Board of Ed Asks for Report On Results

Tax rates set at $30.12 for PV property owners

The Putnam Valley Board of Education was presented with a plan by the District More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley School District Bus Routes - 2002-2003

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Haldane PTA Fall Fair Needs Volunteers

Your help is needed. The Annual Haldane PTA Fair is seeking volunteers who will give an hour of their time, donate their favorite dish for their Food Tent or just share an idea. More...

Neville At US Air Force Cadet Training

Jennifer A. Neville has entered basic cadet training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Col., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. More...

Births

Sean Joseph Mahodil

Mr. and Mrs. Darren Mahodil of Rocklin California are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Sean Joseph Mahodil on August 13, 2002. More...

GraceAnne Barbara Franz

A daughter, GraceAnne Barbara Franz, was born on July 2, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz., to parents Mary and John Franz and to sister Samantha of Cold Spring. More...

Luke Michael Hammond

A son, Luke Michael Hammond, was born on August 2, 2002 to Laura and Josh Hammond of Cold Spring, NY. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituary

Sarah Hilda Sullivan

Sarah Hilda Sullivan of Boynton Beach, Florida, formerly of Garrison and Cold Spring, New York, passed away on August 5, 2002 at the age of 89. Mrs. More...

Sports News

First Annual Walk/Run For Epilepsy Foundation

Volunteers Launch Epilepsy Awareness Campaign

The Epilepsy Foundation of Southern New York and its Consumer Advisory Council will sponsor a 3-mile walk/run at Rockland Lake State Park, Parking Field 1, on Saturday, September 21. More...

21st Golden Apple Cycle Tour Showcases Westchester’s Scenery

Northern Westchester More...

4th Annual Dr. Gil Rojas Memorial Golf Tournament Set for September 30th

Mark your calendars now for Monday, September 30 when the 4th Annual Dr. Gil Rojas Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation will be held at the Mahopac Golf Club in Mahopac, NY. More...

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