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September 11, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Saporito’s Resignation Returns MacDonald To Putnam Valley Board Of Education

Search for space changes from Middle to Elementary School

Putnam Valley Board of Education Trustee Joseph Saporito tendered his resignation at the Board More...

Two Men Arrested For Vandalism At Putnam Valley Town Park

The Putnam County Sheriff reports the arrest of two brothers, one a Putnam Valley resident and the other from Poughkeepsie, for trespass and vandalism committed in the Putnam Valley Town Park on August 31, 2002. More...

Homemade Bomb Exploded In Continental Village Mailbox

A Town of Cortlandt teenager has been accused of exploding a homemade bomb in a residential mailbox on Allen Road in Philipstown on September 2nd. The youth, a 14-year-old boy from Westchester County, has been charged by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Photographers Featured At The Levine Art Center In Mahopac

The Putnam Arts Council welcomes visitors to the Belle Levine Art Center galleries to view artwork created by local and regional fine art photographers. PAC More...

Great Decisions Discussion Series Continues With "India Today: A Rising Democracy"

Caroline Krebs will lead a discussion on India Today: a Rising Democracy at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison on Tuesday, September 17th . More...

Depot Theatre Holds On The Job Auditions

The Philipstown Depot Theatre will hold auditions for On The Job, a play about NYPD Detectives written by NYPD Detective Patrick Early on Wednesday, September 18th and Thursday September 19th at 7:30pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

American People Do Not Want War With Iraq

A year ago terrorists made a pre-emptive strike on America, devastating families and children, straining the economy, and engendering a surge in patriotism and in fear. More...

I Will Never Forget

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What We Risk

The risk of an accident at the Indian Point Nuclear Plant may be tiny. The probability of a terrorist attack may be extremely small. More...

Briefly Noted

Blood Drive At HV Hospital Follows "Dracula" Performance At The Paramount

Count Dracula is the legendary villain infamous for blood drinking. But this October, Dracula won More...

Haldane Class Of 82 Plans 20th Reunion

The Haldane Class of 1982 will be holding their 20 year reunion on October 12, 2002. The reunion will be held at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center More...

Club Fit Jefferson Valley Holds Blood Drive With HV Blood Services On Sept. 14

Club Fit Jefferson Valley will hold a blood drive in conjunction with Hudson Valley Blood Services on Saturday, September 14th from 4 pm to 9:30 pm at the Kid More...

New Commissioner Of Health Position Approved; Legislator Hay Voices Opposition

With the budget season about to begin, one of County Executive Robert Bondi More...

Reopening Of Butterfield Hospital Discussed At Philipstown Board Meeting

Approval of purchase by County Legislature would be first step

The Butterfield Hospital could be sold to Putnam County, renovated and reopened, if County Executive Robert Bondi gets his way. More...

Putnam Valley Facing Costly Water Issues

Lake Peekskill water shutdown proposal is "unprecedented" and may lead to uncharted legal waters

On Wednesday, September 4, the Putnam Valley Town Board met to discuss, amongst other things, the Town More...

Garrison School Board Members And Residents Step Up To Bail Out Contractor

Highland Falls and Garrison seek contract resolution for out-of-district tuition

At the Garrison Union Free School District More...

County’s Disaster Preparedness Survey Results Announced

The Putnam County Bioterroism Disaster Preparedness Task Force More...

Haldane Board Of Ed Discusses Proposed "Secondary Classroom Building" And Update To Current Building

Modular classroom installation plan scrapped

Haldane Board President, Paul Kaye, commenting that the morning meeting with teachers, the Board and the Superintendent exuded a positive energy and indicated a good start for the school year, opened the Haldane Board of Education workshop meeting on More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Students Cut Ribbon To Open New Space

The traditional first morning of school was wonderfully untraditional in Garrison this year, as the new building addition that has taken shape over the past 12 months opened on September 4. More...

Molly Marquand To Attend Bates College

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PVHS Students Reach For The Stars At Space Camp

Two Putnam Valley High School Students had the experience of a lifetime this August at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. More...

Births

Luke Christian Flagler

John and Tara Flagler and big sister, McKenzie, are proud to announce the birth of Luke Christian. Luke was born on August 21, 2002 at 9:09 am. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 inches long. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Brother Joseph Marie Zakia

Funeral services were held at Graymoor in Garrison for Bro. Joseph Marie Zakia, SA, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, who died Thursday, September 5, at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. He was 81 years old. More...

Dorothy Hale

Dorothy Hale, 81 of Cold Spring died Sunday, September 8, 2002 at Skyview Nursing Home in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. More...

Sports News

Haldane Cross Country Preview

Team No Longer The Subject of Jokes

The Haldane Cross Country Teams are busy training for the 2002 season. Last year the Girls won the Leagues, finished second in the Sectionals (to the eventual State Champs), and ended up being ranked # 11 in New York State Class "D". More...

Hawks Win 15-0

The Philipstown Jr. Pee Wee Hawks came out strong on Sunday to defeat the Hyde Park Eagles 15-0. More...

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