February 26, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Valleypalooza Entry Deadline Looming

Putnam Valley Arts will once again sponsor "Valleypalooza". This is the fourth year for this premiere teen musical event. High school aged musicians, bands, and/or soloists are eligible to sign up. More...

Assemblywoman Kelly and HV Hospital Officials Announce Funding For ER Expansion

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly and Hudson Valley Hospital Center President John Federspiel announced on February 21st funding for expansion of the hospital More...

Putnam Arts Council Awards $19,500 To Local Organizations

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has awarded $19,500 in state dollars to twelve non-profit organizations to support cultural programs and services that take place in Putnam County. More...

Budget Issues Dominate GUFSD Meeting, Board Members Concerned About Possible Double Digit Budget Increase

Students present Peer Assistance Leadership Program

With the budget process well under way, it was no surprise that it was a major point of discussion at the meeting of the Garrison Union Free School District More...

 

Schools

Empire State College’s HV Center To Hold Info. Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate programs on Monday, March 3 at 6 pm and Wednesday, March 26 at noon at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Hartsd More...

Jessica Shepard Earns Dean’s List

Jessica L. Shepard of Cold Spring was named to the Dean More...

Swansen Named to Dean’s List at Providence College

Alysen Swansen, a resident of Putnam Valley, and a member of the class of 2005 has been named to the Dean More...

Births

Moses Matthew Marcano Flores

A son, Moses Matthew Marcano Flores, was born February 11, 2003, at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz., to parents Karlina Flores and Moses Marcano of Putnam Valley. More...

Madison Migliore

A daughter, Madison Migliore, was born on February 6, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, weighing 7lb. 3oz., to parents Melissa and Angelo Migliore of Wappingers Falls, formerly of Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Sectional Blizzard Brews Bundle of Buoyancy

The close of the month of February is a very familiar time for athletes who participate in basketball at Haldane. More...

Philipstown Recreation Co-Ed Youth Basketball Highlights

7th & 8th Grade Division

Feb 22nd - Gregorio Contracting (Coach- Bill Thom) defeated Balanced Builders (Coach- Bill Mazzuca) with a score of 51 -34. 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 April 5th. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. More...

Physical Services Committee Grills Commissioner Gary on County Projects

Progress being made on Rt. 9/Fishkill Road intersection

In an effort to determine whether County resources were being stretched too thin, Legislators continued to press Highway and Facilities Commissioner Harold Gary for details on the projects under his oversight at the February 13 meeting of the Physica More...

Woman Charged In Theft Of GVAC Ambulance Equipment

Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith reports the arrest of a Dutchess County woman who is accused of stealing equipment from the Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps for which she worked as a volunteer. More...

Police Chase In Beacon Results In Auto Crash In Cold Spring

The Beacon City Police report that a vehicle traffic stop on Sunday morning, February 23, 2003 resulted in a police pursuit that extended to the Dutchess/Putnam County border on Rt. 9D. More...

Great Decisions Discussion Series Beginning At Desmond-Fish Library

The Great Decisions discussion series is the centerpiece of the longest-running foreign affairs discussion program in the United States, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. More...

Putnam’s Habitat For Humanity Seeks Applications For First House

Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County is beginning the process of choosing a family for its first house which will be located in Lake Carmel. More...

PV Board Meeting Is A Night Of Laws, Hardships, And Reminders

Local laws passed include Emergency Services Volunteers property tax reduction

Before starting the February 19th Putnam Valley Town Board meeting and tending to the job of managing the Town More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Environmental Groups Should Be Concerned About Other Local Issues (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear Mr. Alex Mathiessen (CEO, Riverkeeper) and Ned Sullivan (President, Scenic Hudson),

I applaud the leadership of Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson in recent efforts to close Indian Point. More...

Supervisor’s Response To Letter At Odds With Actions Concerning Ethics Board Request

To the Editor,

I find it quite amusing, in perhaps a macabre fashion, that our Town Supervisor, Bill Mazzuca has spent so much time and energy challenging comments made by former Town Council member Steve Rosario, as demonstrated by two recent letters published in More...

Costly Economic Development

Editor,

Desert Storm Generals Ralston, Zinn, and Schwarzkoph believe solving the Palestinian deadlock has a higher priority than Iraqi regime change. Washington hawks have a solution rumored to be gaining popularity. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ninfa Pellegrino

Ninfa Pellegrino, age 98, died at her home in Cold Spring on Saturday February 22, 2003. More...

Briefly Noted

Annual Sap To Syrup At Taconic Outdoor Education Center March 9

On Sunday, March 9, from 9am until 3pm, the Taconic Outdoor Education Center will hold its annual sugar maple celebration - Sap to Syrup. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Lenten Preparations

On Sunday, March 2, 2003, after the 11:00 am Mass at Pilgrim Hall, Graymoor, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will burn palms blessed last year on Palm Sunday. More...

Local Apple Users Group Forming

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