November 6, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Board Finalizes Preliminary 2003 Budget

Public Hearing scheduled for November 6

With the preliminary 2003 budget due for a mandatory public hearing the day after the Election, the Philipstown Board got together on October 28 to tweak the numbers one last time. More...

Meet The Candidates Night Well Attended

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce held its Meet the Candidates Night at the Desmond-Fish Library on October 30th and was attended by over 100 people at one point or another during the evening. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Approves Timetable for Choosing New Superintendent

New schedule of board meetings announced

In an executive session last Wednesday evening, the Putnam Valley Board of Education approved a timetable for the selection of a new superintendent of schools. More...

Town Makes Plans For Implementing Expanded Federal Clean Water Act Program

Under the provisions and regulations of the Federal Clean Water Act, Federal law prohibits "Point source" discharge of storm water from "Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems" to waters of the United States without a State Pollut More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Westchester Choral Society To Sing Messiah

The award-winning Westchester Choral Society, chorus in residence at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, will perform Handel More...

Open Mic Night At The Depot Theatre To Feature High School Students

On the evening of Friday, November 22, Garrison Art Center in conjunction with the Philipstown Depot Theatre will host an evening of entertainment and creative expression by young artists from the surrounding communities. More...

Doansburg Chamber Closes Jazz Season With Concert November 23

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will close its 2002 season of regularly scheduled performances with its Jazz Quintet. The program will be presented on Saturday, November 23rd at 8 pm at St. More...

Births

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Virginia Maddox

Virginia Maddox, age 81, of Nelsonville, NY died on Sunday November 3, 2002 at the Cortlandt Nursing Care Center Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Maria E. Martin

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

Briefly Noted

IRS Reminds Taxpayers Some Refinancing Costs May Be Deductible

As thousands of people refinance their home mortgages, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they may be eligible to deduct some costs associated with their loans. More...

Natural Weight Loss Program At Desmond-Fish Library

On Saturday, November 9th at 2 pm Dr. Liz Herman will present a program on natural weight loss at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison. She will talk about what foods to choose to increase metabolism, improve digestion, and generate more energy! More...

Public Comment Needed On Economic Development Plan For Philipstown

A group of residents and other interested parties gathered at Town Hall on October 29th to hear consultant John Shapiro make a presentation to the Town Board and the Comprehensive Plan Special Board entitled More...

County Sales Tax Revenues Beat Projections and 2001 Results

Hay sponsors bill for payment in lieu of taxes on OTB property

For the first three quarters of this year, Putnam County sales tax revenues were $1.75 million higher than estimated in the 2002 budget, according to a report shared by the Audit and Administration Committee of the Legislature last Monday. More...

Agricultural Board Chairman Warned to Stay Within Rules

Agricultural district petition still in process

Alexander Kaspar, Chairman of the Putnam County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, made an appearance before the Audit and Administration Committee last week, and was denied a request for $5,000 in funding. More...

Putnam Valley Passes Local Law Establishing 180-Day Moratorium And Banning Certain Development

Approximately 145 Putnam Valley residents showed up for an October 30 public hearing at the firehouse. For over an hour and a half they talked about what should be done to improve Putnam Valley. More...

1st Pres. Church of Philipstown’s New Interim Minister William Doster Begins Sunday

All are welcome to hear Rev. Dr. William Doster begin his term as Interim Minister of First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown with the 10:30 am Sunday service on Nov. More...

Putnam Valley Residents Honor 9/11 Newfoundland Hosts

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Pugh Named To WBI President’s List

Kate Pugh of Putnam Valley was named to the President More...

Social Stories Program Sponsored By BOCES

Special education teacher Susan Lehman will present a program, "Social Stories" on November 14 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Bell Middle School in Chappaqua. More...

Stephens Announces SUNY Maritime Scholarship

Assemblyman Will Stephens announced on October 31st that he is participating in the new Cadet Appointment Program (CAP) at the State University of New York Maritime College. More...

Letters to the Editor

Developers Should Treat Their Neighbors Correctly

Editor,

If Open Space Institute, NYS Parks Dept., Scenic Hudson and other environmental groups that protect land here were to suddenly start working with developers and selling off their property to the highest bidder, we More...

United We Stand – United We Donate

On Friday, November 8th we get the chance to demonstrate our love of community, country and our fellow man. More...

Calls For New Public Health Board

Editor,

Mr. Bondi has said the county will soon hire a Public Health Commissioner, a welcome first step in response to a public health crisis. More...

Sports News

Haldane Boys Soccer Advance to State Quarterfinals

Once again, the Haldane boys 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...

"Game Night" Program Starting At Lake Peekskill Community Center

The Lake Peekskill Youth Committee and Putnam Valley Parks and Recreation are cosponsoring a new "game night" program to be held at the Lake Peekskill Community Center. More...

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