October 9, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Discusses Joint Haldane Meeting And Parking Issues

Board holds executive session with O

At the Wednesday, October 3rd meeting of the Garrison Union Free School District More...

Town Board Revisits Indian Point, Cablevision, Other Issues At Monthly Meeting

The Philipstown Board followed up on a wide range of topics at their October 3 monthly meeting, including negotiations for the Town More...

County Schedules Flu And Pneumonia Vaccine Clinics

This year, in addition to offering an influenza vaccine to seniors of Putnam County, the Putnam County Health Dept. More...

Putnam Valley Business Association To Hold First Meeting Oct. 19

Business Owners in Putnam Valley are invited to attend the inaugural meeting of the Putnam Valley Business Association at a Business Networking Breakfast on October 19th at the CYO Camp administration building, approximately More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Taconic Opera Presents A Traditional Staging Of Rigoletto

In an unusual move for Taconic Opera, a traditional staging of Verdi More...

Boscobel’s Apple Shindig Celebrates Fall

"An Apple Shindig and Harvest Supper," a very festive fall celebration, will be held at Boscobel Restoration, on Saturday, October 19, at 5:30 pm. More...

Annual Fine Arts Show Now At Levine Art Center

The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) proudly presents the 40th Annual Juried Fine Arts Show at the Belle Levine Art Center in Mahopac. More...

Letters to the Editor

Indian Point Is Needed

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Corrects Report Of Record Holder At Haldane

Dear Editor,

On behalf of my son James Neville, we would like to correct the error in the recent cross country article. The Haldane high jump record holder is Tommy Nastasi. More...

Overseas Visit Provides Perspective Of War With Iraq

Letter

We have been abroad for the last three and half weeks traveling in Italy and Croatia. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Hospital To Present Program For Teens With Asthma On October 10

Calling all teens. Do you have asthma? Are you into sports? Do you use an inhaler? Don More...

"Fall Foliage" Antiques Show This Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 13, the fall foliage season in Cold Spring kicks off with the fall Cold Spring Antiques Show. More than 60 dealers will unpack early in the morning at Mayor More...

Local Patrol Officers Attend Leadership Training Conference

Pictured above are Paul Boscia and Todd Fisher of the Putnam County Sheriffs Office receiving a Certificate of Attendance from Sheriff Thomas Loughren, President of the New York State Sheriffs More...

Chairman Pozzi, Speaking Of County’s Budget, Points To The Hundred Pound Gorilla In The Room

Fellow legislators roiled by his gloomy economic forecast

A brief statement made last week by the Chairman of the Putnam County Legislature Robert Pozzi raised the hackles of more than one of his colleagues. More...

At Budget Hearing Mahopac Airport Reopening Supported

Butterfield Hospital and Health Commissioner also receive public comments

The proposal to hire a County Health Commissioner and two capital projects proposed by County Executive Bondi received the focus of attention at last week More...

Haldane To Get New School Resource Officer

The Haldane School District will soon be hiring a new School Resource Officer (SRO), thanks to a $250,000 federal grant. The announcement was made last week at a joint press conference with the Sheriff More...

Dockside Harbor Restaurant Closing To Make Way For New Waterfront Park

Construction could begin by next spring

Area residents will soon lose a favorite local restaurant and gain a new park, if all goes as planned for the Open Space Institute (OSI). More...

Supervisor Santos Announces Support For Town Building Moratorium

Supervisor Santos announced on Friday, October 4, his support for a limited and focused town-wide moratorium on new construction. The following is a statement issued by Supervisor Santos explaining his reasoning. More...

Garrison and Haldane Boards of Education Meet to Discuss Open Space Offer

Boards agree to send a letter of intent to OSI

At a well-attended October 1 special meeting between the Garrison and Haldane Boards of Education, discussion centered mainly on Open Space Institute More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Presents Learning Workshop

Joseph Buttacavoli will present "Cooperative Learning: A Technique for Differentiation in Your Classroom" on November 2 and December 7 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Yorktown Heights campus of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperativ More...

Haldane High School Students Choose Class Officers

Elections have been held and the Haldane High School officers for the 2002-2003 school year have been selected. The senior class officers are President Matt Monroe, Vice-President Kristen Savastano, Secretary Andrea Keil and Treasurer Jenai Downer. More...

BOCES Offers Board Certification Workshop

Helene Alalouf will present "Everything You Wanted to Know About National Board Certification" October 23 from 4 to 6:30 pm at the Yorktown Heights campus of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services. More...

Births

Alexandra Janine Rossi

A daughter, Alexandra Janine Rossi, was born on August 26, 2002 to parents Allison and John Rossi of Poughquag. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Milda (Wiggin) Collman

Milda Collman, 79, beloved mother to four and grandmother to ten, died at home on October 5, 2002. More...

Jane F. Mooney

Jane F. Mooney, age 79, of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday October 4, 2002 at No. West. Hospital Center Mt. Kisco, NY. More...

Sylvia K. Kingsley

Sylvia K. Kingsley, age 97 of Cold Spring, NY died on Thursday October 3, 2002 at Westledge Extended Care Facility Peekskill, NY. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Flag Hawks Succeed Again

The Philipstown Flag Hawks had another great game on Sunday. Six different players scored TD More...

Haldane Soccer Association Begins New Year With Fund Raiser and New President

On Sept. 14th the Haldane Soccer Association (HSA) held a fund raising car wash. Girls and boys from the Haldane Soccer teams worked very hard (and had fun) to make the day a huge success. More...

Putnam Valley Parks And Recreation Upcoming Events

Defensive Driving Classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month with the next class on October 5th. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. More...

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