September 25, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane And Garrison School Boards To Meet And Discuss Capuchin Property

The Haldane and Garrison Boards of Education will meet in a joint session on Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 7 pm in the Music Room at Haldane School for the purpose of discussing the offer of the Capuchin property by Open Space Institute. More...

Village of Nelsonville Looks At Butterfield Purchase, New Cablevision Contract

The purchase of the Butterfield Hospital by Putnam County, described as a remote possibility just a few short months ago, continues to move toward fruition as County and local officials step up their planning measures. More...

Dr. Robert Pauline Appointed Interim Superintendent by Putnam Valley Board of Education

Contract is through June, but stands ready to leave if replacement is found

Less than a week after Putnam Valley Schools Superintendent Maryann Doyle More...

Putnam Valley EMS Volunteers Cited For World Trade Center Response

The Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps reported at the September 18th Town Board meeting that they had 43 calls during the month of August, and 832 calls this year to date. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Historical Society To Sponsor Boat Trip To View Fireworks

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum is sponsoring a special cruise on the Commander on Saturday, October 5 to enjoy the fireworks and other events planned in celebration of the first annual Patriots More...

Depot Theatre Presents Music & Dance Of Gassman & Williams

Contemporary Recording Artists Gassman and Williams bring their refreshing sound and comforting message to the Philipstown Depot Theatre with an evening of music and song, "For the Love of God More...

Des-Fish Library Offers Discussion On Prisons In Hudson Valley

On Sunday, Nov. 3rd "Know Your Neighbor, Prisons In The Hudson Valley" will be offered at the Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison from 2:30 to 4 pm. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituary

Andrew T. Jones, Sr

Andrew T. Jones, Sr. age 67 of Cold Spring / Nelsonville died suddenly on Wednesday September 18, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Sports News

Undefeated Hawks Soar Into 1st Place

The Jr. Pee Wee Hawks took their show to New Paltz on Sunday and for the 3rd game in a row were victorious. More...

Philipstown Recreation Fall Soccer Highlights

2nd & 3rd Grade Division

Sigg Switxerland (Coach - Wally Schaefer)had strong offensive effort led by Henry Heintzman, and Spencer Hardy with a goal, Andre Adams, Alex Hersh, Avery Anderson, and Carolyn Schaefer with an assist.There were several saves by goalie Remington Rish More...

Haldane Football Off To Rough Start

The boys Varsity football team came into the 2002 season with a new coaching staff and a new attitude. More...

3 More Birds Found With West Nile Virus In Putnam

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health last week that three additional birds tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Garrison Board Of Ed Looks At Final Landscape Plans For School Grounds

At the meeting of the Garrison Union Free School More...

Deer, Not Satisfied With Eating Garden Plants, Invades Home In Garrison

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that on September 18th, a sheriff More...

Frazier Road Culvert Installed

The work on Frazier Road in Garrison passed a major milestone this past week with the installation of the 60 More...

Haldane Board of Education Awards Tenure to Maggie Davis, Elementary School Principal

Garrison and Haldane School Boards to meet and discuss Cap

The Haldane Board of Education meeting on September 17, 2002 commenced in the school cafeteria with a reception to welcome new staff and to congratulate newly tenured teachers. More...

County Executive Submits Proposed Budget

Legislature uneasy with increased spending

This month, the Putnam County Legislature is deliberating over the budget proposal handed to them by County Executive Bob Bondi, Jr. on September 5. In a public address on that day, Bondi laid out his 2003 spending plan. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Educational Funding Needs Increase To Fund Mandates

As Congress returns to Washington this fall, school board members across the nation are sending the message to their legislators that their first priority should be to keep their financial commitment to public education in America. More...

Indian Point Should Be Closed, Now

Editor,

Accidents happen, even in safe nuclear facilities. And Indian Point is not safe, according to the Federal Government, which has said so, repeatedly. Worse yet, it doesn More...

Why Was Community Needed To Bail Out Garrison Construction Project?

Dear Editor,

Your 9/11 article "Garrison School Board Members Step Up to Bail Out Contractor" raises many more questions than it answers. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum Holds Annual Gala On Constitution Islan

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum held its annual gala and first-ever auction under festive tent on the lawn at Cold Spring More...

Franciscan Friars To Host Donald Spoto Book Signing And Reading

On Sunday, October 13th at 4 pm, Donald Spoto will read from and sign copies of his new book Reluctant Saint: The Life of Saint Francis of Assisi (Viking Compass, September 2002) at Little Flower Friary Chapel, Graymoor. More...

"Caring For Someone With A Life Threatening Illness" Workshop Offered

Families are often overwhelmed when living with the uncertainty of caring for someone with a life threatening illness. More...

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