October 16, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

2003 Putnam County Budget Passes, 7 to 2

Pozzi Reiterating Need for Economic Forbearance; Hay Opposed To Butterfield

Last week, the Putnam County Legislature passed the 2003 Budget. After incorporating several amendments totaling $224,000 into the $105 million plan, Legislators voted 7 to 2 in favor of the amended budget. More...

Sandy Galef Gives Postition On Issues Facing Voters "Dear Neighbor

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Philipstown Board Begins 2003 Budget Deliberations

Board also discusses need for new Town Hall

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Bondi, Running For Re-election, Visits Cold Spring

An interview with the County Executive

Last week, the incumbent candidate for County Executive, Robert "Bob" Bondi, made a campaign stop in Cold Spring. Bondi offered the PCN&R his views on the major issues affecting Philipstown and Putnam County, the County More...

Marcia Favrot Retrospective To Open At GAC

Garrison Art Center proudly announces the opening for a retrospective of drawings and paintings by Marcia Favrot. Favrot, who passed away this past winter, moved to Garrison in 1985. More...

Putnam Valley School District in Fiscal Distress, According To State Report

Report from internal auditors shows district overspending by $1 million

As School Board president Pat Bellino was bringing the October 10 Putnam Valley Board of Education work session to a close, newly reappointed Board member Ed McDonald said, "I have some disturbing information that I More...

Moratorium Public Hearing To Be Held October 30 At Putnam Valley Firehouse

According to Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos and Councilmen Steve Johnson and Dan Ricci, the purpose of the Putnam Valley Town Board More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Simon Draper’s Solo Show To Open October 19 At Beacon Gallery

The Van Brunt Gallery, the Hudson Valley More...

New Performing Arts Series At Belle Levine Art Center

The Putnam Arts Council will present to the public a newly established performing art series "First Fridays @ Belle Levine". More...

Mount Gulian’s "Scary Stories In The Barn" Set For October 25

Mount Gulian, Fishkill, hosts its 11th annual "Scary Stories in the Barn" for children and adults on Friday evening, October 25th at 7 pm. Some scary (and some not-so-scary) tales will be told by master storyteller, Jack Maguire. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles E. Polhemus

Charles E. Polhemus, age 67, of Garrison, NY died on Sunday October 13, 2002 at Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY. More...

Maria E. Martin

Maria E. Martin, age 37, of Fishkill died on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002 at The Cornwall Hospital after a long illness. Born on June 22, 1965 in Mt. Kisco, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leo Palmero and Jane (Shine) Palmero. More...

Carole Crosewald

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Sports News

Local Lacrosse Coach Accepts College Varsity Head Coaching Role

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Haldane Harriers Continue Season

On October 2 the Haldane Cross Country Teams traveled to North Salem to take on League opponent Hastings and non-League opponents Pawling and North Salem. 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...

Cold Spring Village Considers Speeding Problem, Budget Issues at Monthly Meeting

At the Cold Spring Village October 8 monthly meeting, the Board of Trustees examined a dangerous speeding problem on Route 9D and ran through a variety of housekeeping issues, including the purchase of a new garbage truck and funding for improvements More...

Few Issues Make for Short Monthly Meeting in Nelsonville

Villetto property development granted variance for 12 homes at Zoning Hearing the following evening

If you had arrived a few minutes late to the Village of Nelsonville More...

October Crowded With Special Recognition by Legislature

Little League champs, war veteran among honorees

September being a month of number crunching for the Putnam County Legislature, not much regular business made it onto the October 1 Legislature meeting docket. More...

Ed Heelan States Reasons Why He Is Running For County Executive

"My name is Ed Heelan. I am running for Putnam County Executive as an Independent on the Right to Life line (Row F). More...

Halloween Costume Parade Set For Saturday, October 26

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the 9th Annual Halloween Costume Parade is set for Saturday, October 26 at 5:30 pm. More...

Public Notices

The Nelsonville Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 8pm, to consider the Villetto application. More...

Town Initiates Study Of Sodium And MTBE Contaminates In Aquifer Near Salt Shed

Inquiry in response to concerns of homeowners

Approximately thirty-eight homeowners were invited to an informational and update meeting at the Putnam Valley Library on Tuesday, October 8th. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Sponsors Children’s Literature Workshop

Peggy Sharp will be presenting "What More...

Substitute Teacher Training Available

A substitute teacher training seminar will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on October 19 at Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). More...

BOCES Sponsors Learning Disorder Workshop

Kathy Batchelor will present "Neuropsychology of Written Language Disorders: A Reading Study Group" on November 13, 2002, January 15, 2003, March 19, April 9 and June 4, 2003 from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Yorktown Heights Campus of Putnam/Northe More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer Should Bring Forth Evacuation Plan That Doesn’t Insult Our Intelligience

How fitting it is that Mr. Abilo uses Christopher Columbus to illustrate his support for Indian Point. More...

Galef’s Record Shines

With all the headlines and newscasts embroiling us in the national turmoil it More...

A Fairy Tale

Read the Emergency Planning for Indian Point" and know you are reading a fairy tale. The ogres and monsters are hiding, but if you took they are peeking out from the camouflage. More...

Briefly Noted

New President Named To Northern Westchester Hospital Center Foundation

Garrison

Northern Westchester Hospital Center is pleased to announce that Priscilla S. Goldfarb has been named President of the Northern Westchester Hospital Center Foundation. More...

Melissa Dawn Szirmay Weds John Ralph Falloon

Melissa Dawn Szirmay and John Ralph Falloon exchanged their wedding vows at St. Mary More...

Cub Scout Thunderbird Games Scheduled This Weekend

Tenth Annual Thunderbird Games expected to draw more than 4,000 Cub Scouts for activities, demonstrations and fun

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