December 18, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Voters Approve All 3 Proposals In Referendum Vote

Haldane voters turned out last Thursday, December 12 to approve all 3 of the proposals that were put before them by the District. Proposal 1, for the construction of a new Secondary Classroom Building received 1019 yes votes to 722 no votes. More...

Continental Village and Garrison Fire Departments Play Host To Santa

Through the magic of Christmas, Santa Claus put in two appearances in Philipstown this past Saturday. It was a fact-finding mission for St. Nick More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown has a vacancy on the Planning Board. Any persons interested should submit their resume to: William Mazzuca, Supervisor, Town of Philipstown, PO Box 155, Cold Spring, NY 10516. More...

Trio Harassed Woman In Drive-Through Lane Of Southeast Restaurant

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrests of three area residents for harassing a Patterson woman on December 2nd. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Mr. Dickens Tells A Christmas Carol At Depot Theatre

The Philipstown Depot Theatre will host an original adaptation of Charles Dickens More...

Flat Iron Gallery Opens Gallery "Salon"

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill is proud to announce the opening of its new third floor exhibit space, the "Flat Iron Gallery Salon." After seven years of being a three-room gallery on the second floor of the Flat Iron Building which mai More...

Boscobel Daytime Holiday Tours

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Letters to the Editor

Planned Subdivision In CV Will Put Steep Slopes Laws To Test

Dear Editor,

The latest threat to our way of life here in Philipstown arrived in the innocuous-looking form of an application for a 5-house subdivision on 37 acres at the edge of Continental Village. More...

Does Not Appreciate White Line Letter Writer Is Trying To Paint Down Main Street. Mr. Lusk,

I moved here 12 years ago after marrying what you would call a "carpetbagger". Together my husband and I have raised 4 children here, all attending Haldane. More...

Building Project Should Have Been Tied To Educational Goals

For several years since retiring, I have been mentoring local middle and high school students and college freshmen, and I am horrified by the many semi-literate children our public schools, including Haldane, are graduating. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James Morris Shoemaker Bassett

James Bassett, 53, of New Berlin, NY, died on December 8, 2002, of an apparent heart attack. He was born in Cold Spring, NY, on February 27, 1949, to Mr. and Mrs. George P. Bassett, then of Garrison, NY, and later of New Berlin. More...

Stephen Richard Patterson

Stephen Richard Patterson of Garrison NY and Puerto La Cruz Venezuela died in a plane crash on October 28, 2002 in San Julian Venezuela. More...

Alfons Zgolinski

Alfons Zgolinski, of the Bronx, formerly of Yonkers, NY, died on Saturday, December 14, 2002. He was 93. More...

Sports News

Haldane Varsity Wrestling Opens Season

After being weathered out of its scheduled opening match against Croton, Senior Co-Captains Ray Prota and Matt Monroe led the Haldane Varsity Wrestling Team onto the mats for the first time at Woodlands High School, on Saturday, December 7, 2002, for More...

Haldane Girls Pressing The Competition

Typical of most Haldane school teams, the girls More...

Philipstown Board Adopts 2003 Budget, Debates Indian Point

Thoughts on nuclear plant presented publicly at November 20 workshop

At their November 20 weekly workshop, the Philipstown Board adopted the 2003 budget, putting an end to an issue that has consumed their time for most of November. More...

Philipstown Board Takes Supportive Stance on Haldane Referendum

Resolution passed amid public pressure, protest from Board members

The Town Board of Philipstown was confronted by vocal supporters of the Haldane referendum at their monthly meeting on December 10. More...

Cold Spring Boards Discuss Future of Loretto Rest Building

Museum, destruction mentioned as possible options

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees debated the legality of demolishing the Loretto Rest building at their December 10 monthly meeting. More...

Philipstown Town Board Plans Busy Night Dec. 18

The Philipstown Town Board has planned the following meeting schedule for their final meeting of the year, December 18: More...

Santa And Youth Committee Mesmerize Children At Lake Peekskill Community Center Party

To a hearty Ho-Ho-Ho, Santa bursts through the door of the Lake Peekskill Community Center to greet his adoring fans

Over a hundred people ignored the cold and rain on Saturday December 14 for the fifth annual Lake Peekskill Youth Committee More...

Lake Peekskill Residents May Be Faced With A $16 Million Price Tag To Fix Water Problems

Ronald J. Laberge, P.E., Vice President of the Laberge Group, an engineering planning company, presented several possible solutions to the Lake Peekskill water supply problem at the December 12th Lake Peekskill Public Hearing. More...

Rep. Kelly Requests Federal Investigation Into Indian Point Security

U.S. Rep. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Collects And Delivers Gifts To Nursing Home

More than 40 holiday presents were collected by students and staff at The Learning Center at Walden and delivered to residents of the Field Nursing Home in Cortlandt Manor on December 6. More...

Haldane Students Wrap Gifts For Local Chirstmas Baskets

Haldane student understood the meaning of giving up a Sunday afternoon to give back to their community - rather than doing the Mall trip, these kids offered to wrap over 80 boxes for the Cold Spring Lions Club for their Philipstown Christmas baskets More...

Haldane Students Achieve Honor Rolls At BOCES

The following students have been placed on the Northern Westchester/Putnam BOCES Honor Roll for the 1st quarter marking period. More...

Births

Grace Marie Foltin

A daughter, Grace Marie Foltin, was born on November 21, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Jill Loretta Foltin and Thomas John Foltin of Putnam Valley. More...

Sofia Alexandra Viggiano

A daughter, Sofia Alexandra Viggiano, was born on November 30, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Marisa and Robert Viggiano of Cold Spring. More...

Emma Rose Mignano

A daughter, Emma Rose Mignano, was born on November 26, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Tina and Erik Mignano of Putnam Valley. More...

Briefly Noted

Free Blood Sugar Testing At Joslin Centers

Free blood sugar testing is done regularly at the Joslin Diabetes Centers in Yorktown Heights and Hopewell Junction. "One in twelve New Yorkers have diabetes and half that number aren More...

Christmas Eve Services Planned At First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown

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Philipstown Town Board Reorganization Meeting Scheduled For January 9

The Philipstown Town Board will hold their annual re-organization meeting on January 9, 2003 at 7pm. A pre-board meeting will take place the night before at 7:30 pm. More...

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