January 8, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Epiphany Feastday Celebrated At Our Lady of Loretto

On Saturday, January 4th, parishioners of Our Lady of Loretto came together to celebrate the Epiphany feastday with a family spaghetti dinner. More...

Benefit To Help Putnam Valley Ambulance Corps This Friday

Two Putnam Valley organizations are joining hands to produce a benefit concert. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Pawling Theatre Company Proudly Presents Anne of Green Gables

Pawling Theatre Company, Inc. is proud to present Alice Chadwicke More...

Dance To Benefit Beacon Hebrew Alliance

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be sponsoring a benefit dance featuring Doctor Romo and the Cajun Swing Orchestra on Saturday, January 18th at 7:30 pm. The cost is $25/person. Wine, beer, cheese and other treats will be served. More...

Depot Theater Presents Free One-Act Readings

A free reading of 2 one-act plays will be presented at the Philipstown Depot Theatre on Friday, January 10th at 7:30 pm. Jay Reiner will host the evening and the discussions following each play. More...

Letters to the Editor

Industrial Park Plan Needs Review

Dear Brian,

We More...

Verizon Abuses Its Monopolistic Grasp

Editor,

I recently spent ten weeks waiting for Verizon to connect my home phone in Garrison. Promised for October 21, 2002, it was finally put in place January 3, 2003. More...

Talk Of War Has Me Upset

Editor,

Talk of war has me incredibly upset. How many other people are feeling this way? Could we have some talking in our community about how we feel about our country going to war. More...

Briefly Noted

Insurance Agents Organization Warns "Don’t Let Your Pipes Freeze"

Now that winter is officially here, Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc. reminds homeowners and businessowners there are conditions to guard against, such as freezing pipes. More...

Plumbers And Steamfitters Recruit Apprentices

The Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 21 (Zone I), will conduct recruitment from January 15 through March 19 for five apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Hope For Youth Foundation Efforts Hampered By Calendar Thefts

While in the throes of its final fundraising efforts for the year, The Hope For Youth Foundation suffered a sad setback recently. The bulk of the Foundation More...

Garrison School District Accepts Planted Trees From Children’s Fund

Advertising policy adopted after further discussion of score board

On Thursday, January 2, in their newly furnished Library/Media center, the Garrison Union Free School District More...

Putnam Legislature Ends Year with Changes to Local Laws

CSEA contract ratified, Tax Exemption rates increased for seniors and disabled

At their final meeting of 2002, the Putnam County Legislature ratified the CSEA contract and approved some changes to the County More...

McGuigan Slated To Be New Legislature Chairman

Outgoing Pozzi recognized colleagues as last act as Chair

On December 30, the Putnam County Legislature held its last meeting of 2002 in the County Courthouse. It was the final meeting to be presided over by Robert J. Pozzi, who stepped down as Chair this year. More...

Oliverio Reports Putnam Valley Students Exceeding Expectations At Panas and PVHS

Sam Oliverio, Jr., who serves as the official Liaison to Walter Panas High School in Peekskill in addition to his duties as Vice Principal of Putnam Valley Middle School, recently reported on the academic status of Putnam Valley seniors attending Pan More...

Elected Officials Sworn in to Office on New Years Day

Incumbents take oaths together

Every January 1, as we welcome a new year, we, as a nation, recommit ourselves to the Democratic Process. Last Wednesday, in a ceremony held at the County Courthouse, seven of Putnam County More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane To Hold Kindergarten Parent Orientation Meeting And Registration

The Haldane Central School District is beginning the Kindergarten registration process for the 2003 -2004 school year. More...

BOCES Presents Reading Workshop

Pleasantville special education teachers Susan Kane and Joan Vitale will present "The Orton Gillingham Approach to Reading" on January 25, February 8 and March 8 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and February 5 and 26 and March 5 from 4 to 7 pm at th More...

DEC Offers Environmental Career Program

The Department of Environmental Conservation will host an Environmental Career Night on Thursday, January 30, 2003, 7 pm, at the Department More...

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Frank P. Scalzo

Frank P. Scalzo, a life-long Cold Spring resident, died on Saturday January 4, 2003 at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon at the age of 87. Born on May 14, 1915 in Cold Spring he was the son of the Late Frank and Philomenia (Talarico) Scalzo. More...

Marie D. Lynt

Marie D. Lynt of Cold Spring died on Tuesday December 31, 2002 in Bluffton, SC at the age of 73. Born in Cold Spring, NY on August 26, 1929 she was the daughter of the Late Percival and Ruth (McMullen) Dalzell. More...

Sports News

Tryout Schedule Released for Hudson Valley Ice Hockey Team Rangers Squad

Youth Teams to vie for Team Rangers Cup against international competition in Montreal

The New York Rangers official youth hockey camp More...

Giants, Jets Making New York Proud

The harsh weather last week left many of Haldane More...

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