January 1, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Injured When Construction Truck Topples In Continental Village

A Scarborough, N.Y. man was injured when the container truck he was operating in Continental Village toppled over while he was attempting to discharge a load of top soil. More...

Chamber of Commerce Announces Holiday Lighting Winners

The Cold Spring Garrison Chamber of Commerce announced its annual Holiday Lighting Contest winners at The Depot Restaurant on Sunday, December 22. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

YCP Theaterworks Announces Auditions For The Man Who Came To Dinner

Seasoned director Maureen Howard has been selected to direct George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart More...

Trombones And Zephyrs Featured January 12

Trombonist, Sergeant First Class Martin Tyce and pianist, Patricia Maimone will perform Gardell Simons More...

M&M Productions Announces Auditions For Original Family Play, "The Substitute Tooth Fairy"

M&M Productions is proud to announce the auditions for the premiere production of The Substitute Tooth Fairy, by Westchester resident Jeffrey Fuerst. More...

Letters to the Editor

OSI Explains Plans For Dockside Property

In 1999 the Open Space Institute (OSI) acquired Dockside in Cold Spring as part of its ongoing effort to protect extraordinary Hudson River landscapes. More...

Responses To Anonymous Letter

Full Story

Demolition Should Not Be An Option

Dear Editor,

An ad in the December 11, 2002 PCN&R praised Father McSweeney for his physical and restoration work and I publicly agree; he More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Deborah Van Dyck Kneeland

Deborah Van Dyck Kneeland, 69, of Cold Spring, New York died on December 15, 2002. She was born in New York City on July 26, 1933 to the late Dr. and Mrs. Yale Kneeland of New York City and Millbrook, New York. More...

Briefly Noted

Report Shows How Fundraisers Profit From Charitable Giving

Spitzer Urges Donors to Make Informed Decisions with Charitable Dollars

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer recently released a report highlighting the costs incurred by non-profit organizations that engage telemarketers to solicit charitable contributions from New Yorkers. More...

Public Comment On Tappan Zee Bridge Options Welcomed At Scheduled Meetings

Public Meetings Planned For January, More Info Available on Study Website

The New York State Thruway Authority and the MTA Metro-North Railroad recently announced that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Alternatives Analysis (AA) and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Tappan Zee Bridge/1-287 Enviro More...

Talk of the Town

We got our Christmas snow storm! As was predicted by our staff, it was a "monster storm," but we managed to "weather" it quite well. More...

CSEA Contract Approved by Committee

County civil service employees receive raises and health concessions

At their last meeting of the year on December 19, the Personnel Committee of the Putnam County Legislature approved the 2003 Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) contract for county employees. More...

Public Health Director Bruce Foley Retires

County search begins for new health department leader

After thirty years of service, Putnam County Public Health Director Bruce Foley will be leaving his post. More...

Putnam County Legislature Reviewing Agricultural District Petition 2003 salaries set for elected officials

During their last regular monthly meeting of the year, the Putnam County Legislature began the process that will determine the fate of the proposal to form an agricultural district. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Nelsonville has scheduled Garbage and Recycling pickup for Saturday, January 4.

Nelsonville residents are reminded to clean the snow from around the fire hydrants near their houses. More...

James MacDonald Returns to Putnam Valley Elementary School

Interim Principal to Cover for Pregnant Administrators

Retired administrator James MacDonald returned to Putnam Valley Elementary School two weeks ago, to begin a two-tiered stint that is expected to last through the end of the school year. More...

Putnam Valley’s Bipartisan Leadership Makes Plans For New Year

In a series of year-end interviews, Democratic County Legislator Sam Oliverio and Republican Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos talked about the spirit of co-operation, last year More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

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 Tuesday, January 7 at 6 pm and Thursday, January 23 at noon at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Ha More...

Dietz Named To Salisbury Student Government Association

Sondra Dietz, a sophomore majoring in political science at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland, was recently elected as vice president of public relations of the Student Government Association. More...

Builders Association Donates Children’s Books

Members of the Builders Association of the Hudson Valley, Inc. recently presented over 1,200 children More...

Births

Elizabeth Rose Keppel

David and Margaret Keppel are pleased to announce the arrival Elizabeth Rose, born December 16th in Arlington, Va. Elizabeth, weighed 7 lbs, 1 oz, and was welcomed home by her older sister, Emma Louise. More...

Carter John Schmitt

A son, Carter John Schmitt, was born on December 9, 2002, to parents Daniel and Sharon Schmitt, of Richmond, Virginia. Carter was welcomed home by his sister, Taylor. More...

Jacqueline Jeanne MacDonald

A daughter, Jacqueline Jeanne MacDonald, was born on December 8th, 2002 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital to parents Peter and Jennifer MacDonald of Sherborn, MA. She was welcomed home by her 3-year sister, Alison. More...

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