October 23, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Home Health Aides Discussed Again In Health Committee

Legislators agree RFPs would not include other CHA services

At their October 8 meeting, members of the Putnam County Legislative Health Committee attempted to smooth over the ruffled feathers of some County health workers, by agreeing to narrow the focus of their discussions with private home health care prov More...

Decision Finally Made On County Courthouse Location

Feasibility study clears the way for full Legislature vote on Nov. 6

A decision has finally been made on the fate of the long-awaited new Putnam County Courthouse. More...

Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber Of Commerce To Hold Candidates Forum October 30th

Our turning leaves now show roadside signs of political colors. The November 5 Election draws near and The Cold Spring Garrison Chamber of Commerce offers a way to meet the issues behind those signs. More...

Woman Charged With Putnam Valley Store Theft

She and accomplice also face larceny, stolen property and forgery charges in separate case in Cold Spring

A Putnam Valley woman has been charged with a larceny committed in that Town last month; the woman also faces larceny, stolen property and forgery charges in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Play About Detectives By A Detective Offered At Depot Theatre

Fans of TV shows like Law and Order and NYPD Blue will have a chance to see what it More...

"Afternoon of a Flute" Concert Features Tour de France

The United States Military Academy Chamber Music series will feature Sergeant First Class Julie Ditzel, flute, accompanied by pianist Ruthanne Schempf performing music of French composers on Sunday, November 3rd, at 3 pm in West Point More...

The Christmas Wish Audition Set for October 29

Fourth Wall Productions announces open auditions for their next production of The Christmas Wish. The casting is for: Nathan (young boy, ages 8-12), Jack (father, mid-30 More...

Letters to the Editor

Philipstown Community Should Do More To Protect Our Blood Supply

Letter

In June, the FDA restricted those who had lived in the United Kingdom for as little as three months, or six months on U.S. military bases in Europe, from donating blood. More...

Stop The Smoke Screen

Dear Editor,

Stop the smoke screen! After reading the article on the so-called tuition problems between O More...

School Board Member Merandy Insulted Community

To the Editor,

If you are a working parent or ever were a working parent, if ever you More...

Briefly Noted

Governor Signs New Law Creating Graduated Licensing

Measure will improve safety on state roads and skills of young drivers

Governor Pataki has signed into law legislation that will help to improve safety on highways, roads and bridges across New York by instituting a graduated licensing system for drivers under the age of 18. More...

Hospice Care In Westchester And Putnam Offers Free Adult Bereavement Support Sessions

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center 42nd Annual Gala Ball A Success

The Auxiliary of Hudson Valley Hospital Center held their annual auxiliary ball recently. Close to 600 people filled the ballroom at the Greenwich Hyatt Hotel for the gala event. More...

Large Group Of Putnam Valley Residents Incorporate, To Speak As One Voice On Town Issues

The Putnam Valley Residents Coalition Inc., who call themselves "An umbrella organization whose purpose is to be able to bring to our Town Board a single voice," gave their first presentation at the October 16th Putnam Valley Town Board mee More...

Haldane Board of Education Sets Building Referendum Date For December 12

Board Member Merandy

The Haldane Board of Education last week unanimously approved a building referendum vote for December 12, 2002, after approximately five years of hard work, a failed referendum vote in 2000 and a rejected budget in 2001. More...

PV Arts Harvest Festival Planned For Nov. 2nd

Fresh off the enormous success of the Putnam Film and Video Festival, Putnam Valley Arts is sponsoring its Fourth Annual Harvest Fest - a traditional celebration of Autumn and the beauty and bounty it brings. More...

Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Political Signs And Mail In Putnam And Westchester

A Beacon man has been charged with taking down and stealing political campaign signs that were posted along roadsides in Philipstown. The man, a postal employee, is also accused of stealing mail from a U.S. More...

Philipstown Board Continues Progress on 2003 Budget

Focus on reducing tax increase by reigning in spending

Cost cutting continued as the Philipstown Board met on October 16, for the second in a series of workshops devoted to hammering out the 2003 Town budget. The deadline for the final budget is November 20. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane PTA To Discuss Upcoming Building Referendum

The Haldane PTA will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 28th at 7 pm in the Music Room to discuss the upcoming referendum for construction of a new secondary classroom building and associated improvements. More...

PVHS To Hold Make-A-Difference Days

Sponsors sought for fund-raising efforts

Putnam Valley High School will be participating in its second national Make-A-Difference Days on October 25th and 26th. More...

Class Of ‘82 Stikes The Bell

The Haldane Class of 1982 celebrated their 20 year reunion on Saturday October 12. The reunion was held at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center More...

Births

Gillian Angela Ackner

A daughter, Gillian Angela Ackner, was born on October 6, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz., to parents Debora Ann and Russell Ackner of Carmel. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Fr. Normand Prevost, SA

Funeral services will be held at Graymoor for Fr. Normand Prevost, SA, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, who died at Rosary Hill Home, Hawthorne, on October 20. He was 84 years old. More...

Adele Manley Williams

Adele Manley Williams, age 70 of Garrison, NY, died on Tuesday October 15, 2002 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. More...

Clifford Colbert

Clifford Colbert age 62 of Poughkeepsie, NY died on Saturday October 19, 2002 at Vassar Bros. Hospital Poughkeepsie. More...

Sports News

Hawks Win For 5th Of Season

On Saturday night, the Hawks traveled to Pine Plains to play the Northern Dutchess Raiders. The first half was sloppy with both teams having turnovers. The difference was that the Hawks retained their turnovers and the Raiders did not. More...

Land Trust Plans Trail Day Hikes To Bull Hill and Peach Lake

Next Sunday, Oct. 27th, you can enjoy the last days of autumn viewing the Hudson River overlooking Storm King, Breakneck Ridge, West Point and the Hudson Highland area with a hike to Bull Hill sponsored by the Putnam County Land Trust. More...

Hunting, Weapon, And ATV Prohibitions In Place On Appalachian Trail Lands

Hunters are reminded that hunting, weapons possession, and use of off road vehicles including ATVs and motorcycles are prohibited on National Park Service (NPS) lands acquired for the protection of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. More...

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