September 4, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown, Cold Spring And Nelsonville To Hold 9/11 Vigil

The Town of Philipstown and the villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville are joining together to hold a vigil on Wednesday, September 11 at the Cold Spring waterfront at 7:30 in the evening. More...

SBA Forum For Small Businesswomen Being Planned

New industry coming to Putnam as Ames bids farewell

At the August 20 meeting of the Putnam County Economic Development Committee, Chairman Vincent Tamagna asked the Legislature for help in developing a program for women small business owners through the Small Business Association. More...

Putnam County Film & Video Festival Seeking More Entries

The Putnam County Film & Video Festival will take place on October 5th & 6th, at the big indoor rustic lodge known as the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Putnam Valley, NY. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Culinary Institute Sponsors Ballet And Opera Event

CIA

The Metropolitan Repertory Ballet and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) present "An Evening with Verdi," featuring the unique combination of ballet paired with the music of La Traviata. More...

YCP Theaterworks Announces Auditions For Last Night Of Ballyhoo

Seasoned director Marshall Moseley will direct Alfred Uhry More...

Appraisal Roadshow Coming To Tompkins Corners Church

On Saturday, September 28th from 10:30 am to 3 pm, the historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church will be holding an Appraisal Roadshow. More...

Briefly Noted

September Is Prostate Awareness Month - Free Screening Offered At Vassar

The Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a free prostate screening day on Friday, September 27th. More...

Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center To Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate programs on Thursday, September 12 at 6 pm and Thursday, September 26 at noon at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Aven More...

Second Friday Forum To Feature Large Mammals In New York State

On Friday, September 13th at 7:30 pm, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Biologist Scott Smith will give a slide presentation and lecture on Large Mammals in New York State. More...

Capuchin Property Toured By Area School Districts – Decisions To Be Made

Following a tour of the Capuchin property on Route 9D in Garrison by representatives of both the Haldane and Garrison school districts, talk revolved around the property More...

County Legislature Seeks Alternate Solutions To Home Health Aide Shortage

Situation underscores competition between private and public sector agencies

While considering a possible solution to the shortage of home health care aides by expansion of the County workforce, the Putnam County Legislative Health Committee held a special meeting on August 29 to hear from private sector providers of home hea More...

Summer’s End Harvest

Richard Bagnara hauls up some crab cages at the dock in Cold Spring for one of the last crab harvests of the season. Depending upon the temperature of the water, the harvest will end within the next 3-4 weeks. More...

NY State Enacts Bill To Improve Pedestrian Safety

Governor Pataki announced last week that he has signed into law a bill that will require motorists to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians crossing any portion of a roadway crosswalk where a traffic signal is not present or not operating. More...

Putnam Valley Plans 9/11 Service At Rose Hills

The Town of Putnam Valley is planning a memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attacks last September 11th. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 8th at 11 am at the 9/11 memorial at the Rose Hills Cemetery on Mill St. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Free Chess Classes Offered To Strengthen Children’s Life Skills

The Brewster Public Library together with the Putnam chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies is pleased to announce that free chess classes will be offered at the Brewster Public Library, 79 Main Street on Tuesday af More...

Letters to the Editor

Re: Proposals To Amend The Philipstown Zoning And Building Codes

Dear Bill [Mazzuca, Town of Philipstown Supervisor]
(Reprinted at the request of the author)

The Board is considering changes to our current Codes. The changes that have taken place in our community as well as the growth in the towns surrounding Philipstown are good reasons to update our current ordinances. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Josephine Smolinsky

Josephine "June" Smolinsky age 83 of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday August 30, 2002 at Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY. More...

Carmela Rinaldo

Mrs. Carmela "Millie" Rinaldo of Deltona, Florida, passed away on August 5, 2002 at her residence. More...

Mary C. Bishop

Mary C. "Marion" Bishop of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday August 30, 2002 at Putnam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kent, NY. More...

Sports News

Haldane Girls Soccer Scores A Spot In The Fall

After much debate and lots of effort made by the girls on the team, the Haldane Varsity girls More...

Support Connection’s 8th Annual Support-A-Walk Registration Underway

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer is pleased to announce that registration for the 8th Annual Support-A-Walk is underway. More...

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