February 19, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Officials Respond to Code Orange

Sheriff

Responding to the Code Orange Terrorism Alert across the country, Putnam County Legislator Terry Intrary, Chairman of the Protective Services Committee, invited members of law enforcement and State and County leaders to a special meeting on February More...

Kelly: Indian Point Congressional Hearing Set for Feb. 25th

First hearing on Indian Point since release of Witt Report

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly recently announced that Congress will hold a hearing on the Indian Point evacuation plan on Tuesday, February 25th on Capitol Hill. This will be the first congressional hearing on Indian Point since the release of the Witt report. More...

PV Town Clerk Says "My Office Is Like Your Good Friend’s Kitchen"

Hot Dogs, kitchen talk, government glue, service award, mom, and grandma are all key words used to describe Putnam Valley More...

 

Schools

Chinese New Year Celebrated At Haldane

Haldane Teacher, Katlyn Yen Visited Third Grade Classes; Cassidy Teagle welcomes Ms. Yen

The Year of the Ram arrived at Haldane Elementary School on Friday, January 31st, in celebration of Chinese New Year. Third grade students, parents and teachers celebrated the ram More...

Peparo Wins For Colby Sawyer Equestrian Team

Helen Peparo, Haldane graduate "Class of 2002", is a ranking member of the Colby Sawyer Equestrian Team in New Hampshire. More...

PARP Celebrated At Garrison School

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip G. Saweikis

Philip G. Saweikis, age 49, of Cold Spring died at Westchester Medical Center on Friday, February 14, 2003 after a long illness. Born on September 16, 1953 in Ashland, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony J. More...

Jean Marie Jaycox

Jean Marie Jaycox, age 78, of Cold Spring died on Thursday February 13, 2003 at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon. Born on March 13, 1924 in Tarrytown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Rybinsky. More...

Sports News

The Greenwich Small Boat Show Opens March 29

The Greenwich Small Boat Show, hosted by The Small Boat Shop of Norwalk, will be held Saturday, March 29th, 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday, March 30th, 9 am to 5 pm, at The Greenwich Civic Center, in Old Greenwich, CT. More...

Philipstown Board Considers Funding Increase Request From Humane Society

Tax exemptions laws also enacted at monthly meeting

Issues of animal protection and safety were at the forefront of the Philipstown Town Board More...

STAR School Tax Relief Program Reminder

Deadline is 4:00 pm, March 1st

Ed Vreeland, Putnam Valley More...

Legislature Rejects Bondi’s Home Health Aide Proposal Citing Lack of Need

Administration Says Report is Flawed; Calls Decision Short Sighted

After almost a year of talking about a home health aide shortage and researching solutions, the County More...

Mayor Cautions Residents About Winter Parking

Grove subdivision plans also discussed at Village meeting

At the February 11 meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board, Mayor Anthony Phillips issued a stern warning to area residents regarding the Village snow parking policy. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Santucci/Mountain Trace Proposal

The above proposal has been before our Town Planning Board for 2 years now. Along with other resident More...

Santucci Proposal Needs Full Environmental Impact Statement

As we now know the Santucci/Mountain Trace proposal before the Town Planning Board is to build 5 homes above a steep rocky hillside on Sprout Brook Road More...

Code Orange, A Dad’s Letter To His Daughter

Please print the following letter from my colleague, Jim Rundle, on the Cornell faculty to his daughter to address her fears over the recent Code Orange. More...

Births

Joseph Robert DiMeo

A son, Joseph Robert DiMeo, was born on January 24, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor, to parents Kerry and David DiMeo of Lake Peekskill. More...

Briefly Noted

Howland Library To Host Defensive Driving Workshops

The Howland Public Library in Beacon is pleased to announce there will be a 6-hour defensive driving workshop on Saturday, March 1 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Community Room at the library. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue To Join Shabbat Across America Celebration

On Friday, March 7, the newly forming Philipstown Reform Synagogue will hold its first worship service, followed by a festive Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner. More...

County Health Department Offers Free Immunizations

Free Immunizations clinics are offered each month throughout Putnam County for all those ages 19 and younger. There are no special requirements or qualifications to receive vaccines. More...

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