October 30, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Home Care Council Could Receive Debt Relief From County

Struggling agency makes appeal as its fate is debated

The Putnam County Legislature may give financial aid to a struggling private home health care agency, while lawmakers debates whether to take it over. More...

Highway and Recreation Departments Look to Philipstown Board for 2003 Spending Hikes

Members of both the Highway and Recreation Departments appeared before the Philipstown Board at an October 21 budget workshop, to make the case for their respective wish lists for 2003. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Town Hall and Highway Department will be closed on Tuesday, November 5th for Election Day. More...

Van Sideswipes Pedestrian In Putnam Valley

An automobile struck and injured Mr. Raymond Zerkle, age 70, of Putnam Valley as he was walking along Bryant Pond Road in Putnam Valley on October 11th, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Lake Peekskill Water Dist. Residents At Decision Crossroads

On September 25 the Lake Peekskill Water District board met to discuss shutting down its Seasonal Water system. Now, a month later, on October 23, the meeting continues but the discussion has changed to keeping the seasonal water system alive. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Atlantic Brass Quintet Performs In Classics For Kids Series

"Classics for Kids," a children More...

Jazz Knights Present Tribute To Veterans

The United States Military Academy Jazz Knights will present a concert in honor of all veterans on Sunday, November 10th, at 3 pm in the Eisenhower Hall Ballroom, West Point, New York. More...

Bardavon Announces HV Philharmonic Concerts

Concerts to feature legendary star of stage and screen Estelle Parsons

The Bardavon is pleased to announce the second concerts of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic More...

Letters to the Editor

Did Not Seek Support From Christopher Columbus

A second reading of my published article "Indian Point Is Needed"(10/9/02), will reveal I did not seek support from explorer Christopher Columbus. Nor did I compare his discovery of America with nuclear energy. More...

Offers Alternatives To OSI’s Plan For Dockside Property

Editor,

I strongly disagree with the ideas that OSI has proposed for dismantling the existing restaurant (Dockside) and replacing it with a park. More...

School Expansion Should Be Assisted By Grants

Editor,

Cold Spring could use larger school facilities yet the decision to expand the school must be linked and timed to Federal, State, or Private grants. More...

Sports News

Hawks Defeat Highland 13-0

"Moving on to the Big Show"

On Sunday the Jr. Pee wee Hawks needed to win in order to have a rematch with the only team who defeated them this year. They responded with a 13-0 shellacking of the Highland Huskies and next in their sight is the Beacon Bears. 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 December 7th. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. More...

Courtney Lyons Serves Up Second Straight Rookie Of Week Award

Senior setter Courtney Lyons from Cold Spring, was named the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week after leading Mount St. More...

Emergency Volunteers to Get Property Tax Break

County KI (Potassium Iodide) pill policy announced

Volunteer Fire and Ambulance personnel will soon receive some tangible appreciation from Putnam County in the form of tax credits. More...

PV Resident Arrested On Burglary Charge

Sheriff

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man who allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from a neighbor More...

GUFSD’s Board Of Education Files Appeal Against Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Over Tuition Charges

Garrison baseball team to merge with Haldane

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

Seniors Invited To Annual Harvest Jamboree

The Putnam County Office for the Aging is hosting the Annual Harvest Jamboree on Friday, November 1st at the Sheet Metal Workers Hall on Starr Ridge Road in Brewster from 12:30pm to 3pm. More...

PVTown Board Strives To Meet Budget And DOH Deadlines

At a special Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held October 23rd, the Board set a public hearing date to review the 2003 Town Budget for Wednesday, November 6th at 7 pm at Town Hall. More...

Village Car Burglary/Theft Suspects Arrested

After an 18 month investigation, the Cold Spring Police Department has arrested two Bronx men for a string of area thefts. The investigation began on March 23, 2001, when the Cold Spring Police Department received a complaint from a Northern Ave. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Co-Sponsors Middle School Math Workshop

Eleanor Livesey will present "Math Content for Special Educators - Grades 6-8" November 22 and December 13 from 8:30 am to 3 pm at the Yorktown Heights campus of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services. More...

BOCES College Fair Scheduled For November 1

The annual college fair at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) is a chance for vocational and technical students to discover the variety of postsecondary opportunities available to them. More...

Children’s Book Signing And Book Fair At Poughkeepsie Day School

Poughkeepsie Day School, in conjunction with Merritt Bookstores, is sponsoring a special book signing and book fair for children and their families on Wednesday, November 13, from 6-8:30 pm. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth McAlpin Moss Bradley

Elizabeth McAlpin Moss Bradley died of cancer on October 25, 2002 in London, England. She was 52 years old. The funeral service will be held at the chapel in Kensington Cemetery in London on November 4, 2002. More...

Briefly Noted

Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center To Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate programs on Wednesday, November 6 at 6 pm and Thursday, November 21 at noon at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue More...

Brewster Village To Hold Holiday Season Kick-Off

A public celebration kicks off the Holiday Season in the Village of Brewster. More...

Arthritis Center Opens On Hudson Valley Hospital Center Campus

Hudson Valley Hospital Center has announced the opening of the Arthritis Center located on the campus of the Hospital on Route 202 in Cortlandt Manor. More...

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