March 5, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

PV’s Rick Cerrone Inducted Into Student Newspaper’s Hall Of Fame

The Northern Star Hall of Fame honored seven new members at a banquet and induction ceremony Saturday, Feb. 22. Among the inductees was Director of Public Relations for the New York Yankees Rick Cerrone. More...

Haldane BOE Addresses Payment in Lieu of Taxes Issue

A town skate park for Philipstown? Yes! say Stefan Jimenez and Brendan Galvin

The Haldane Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2003 opened with Board President Paul Kaye remembering Philip Saweikis, a well-known community resident who recently passed away. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Appeal Raises Over $30,000

The 2002 Annual Appeal of the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 has officially ended on Sunday, March 2nd. This year More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Chooses Three Finalists for Superintendent’s Position

Candidates to meet with staff and community next week

After a week of interviewing, the Putnam Valley Board of Education has chosen three finalists for the superintendent More...

Putnam Valley Files Initial Stormwater Management Intent With Department Environmental Conservation

Putnam Valley Town Engineer Jeffrey J. Contelmo P.E. of Insite Engineering presented the Town More...

Coming Events

Schools

Jerolimo Named To Dean’s List At University Of The Sciences

Joseph L. Jerolimo of Putnam Valley, has been named to the Fall 2002 Dean More...

Putnam Valley High School 2nd quarter Honor Rolls Announced

High Honor Roll

11th Grade - Steven K. Ammann and Jared Berner. More...

Mr. Douty Receives State Proclamation

Dr. Craig Onofry, former superintendent of the Garrison School District, presented Bob Douty with a proclamation from Governor George Pataki honoring him for his many years of great service to Garrison students over the years. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Peter Clark

Peter Clark, 64, a five-year resident of Beacon and previously of Cold Spring and Garrison, died at home on Saturday, March 1, 2003. More...

Peter Clark

Our community suffered a great loss this weekend with the death of Peter Clark. Peter was an amazing human spirit who gave so generously of his time, talent, knowledge, words and love. More...

William F. Wirz

William F. Wirz, 86, of 40 Bullock Circle, Carlisle, PA, died Thursday, February 27, 2003 at Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community. Born on October 15, 1916 in New York City, NY, he was the son of the late William and Anna Mae Swan Wirz. More...

Sports News

K of C Free Throw Competition Advances 4 From Philipstown

The K of C Loretto Council #536 advanced 4 boys and girls in the District 55 Free Throw Competition, which was held on February 22 at the Beacon High School in Beacon. More...

Biathlon To Be Hosted By Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center is hosting its second annual biathlon on Sunday, June 23rd, on the Medical Center More...

Ballroom Dance Club To Hold Event

The Mid Hudson Valley Ballroom Dance Club will hold a dance at the Jewish Community Center, 110 Grand Ave, Poughkeepsie, at 7:30 pm on Saturday, March 8. More...

Anthony Patinella Seeking Re-election To Village Board

Village of Cold Spring Trustee Anthony Patinella is seeking re-election to his 11th term as a village official. More...

Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips Announces Platform For Re-Election

On Tuesday, March 18, 2003, between 12:00 noon and 9:00 p.m., at the Cold Spring Fire House, Anthony Phillips is asking Village of Cold Spring eligible voters to re-elect him to the office of mayor. More...

Ed Mancari Explains Why He’s Running For Village Trustee

Edward Mancari is seeking his eighth term as Village Trustee in Cold Spring. He expresses a strong desire to continue to work for the public interest and maintain the unique charm of the village. More...

PV Moratorium In Final Two Months, Issues Still Pending According to Putnam Valley Residents Coalition

Members of the Putnam Valley Residents Coalition Inc. were successful in having a moratorium discussion added to the agenda of the March 3rd Putnam Valley Town Board meeting. More...

Nelsonville Couple Charged With Assaulting Each Other Following Dispute

A Nelsonville couple is facing charges in criminal court in the wake of a physical altercation at their home on February 23rd. According to the Sheriff More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Board Chairman Begins Seventh Year of Service

Hospital Names New Board Member at Recent Meeting

Edward B. MacDonald, Jr. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Letters to the Editor

Unelected Official Influencing Much Of Philipstown’s Future

Dear Editor,

Last week the Planning Board (PB) held a workshop so that Jennifer Van Tuyl, their consulting attorney, could explain the Philipstown Steep Slopes law to them. More...

Garrison BOE Lives in Bubble Of Infinite Resources

Apparently the Garrison School Board of Education lives in a serene and happy bubble of infinite resources. Ah, the joy of being able to levy taxes. The familiar dance of persuasion is underway. More...

Double Digit Tax Increase For Haldane?

Editor,

Will Haldane call for a Double Digit Tax Increase? First, expect that state budget deficits will be expressed in school tax increases and that no abatement will be made to state mandated spending. More...

Births

Akanni Yavari Ward

A son, Akanni Yavari Ward, was born on February 10, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Janice and Jerry Ward of Putnam Valley/Lake Peekskill. More...

Ruby Michelle Chambers

A daughter, Ruby Michelle Chambers, was born on February 14, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Marla and Christopher Chambers of Garrison. More...

Anthony Joseph Scafori

A son, Anthony Joseph Scafori, was born on February 11, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Janice and Anthony Scafori of Hopewell Junction. More...

Briefly Noted

Jewish War Veterans Schedule Monthly Meeting

Pvt Herman Siegal Post, #625, of the Jewish War Veterans, will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Sunday, March 16, at Denny More...

Donation to Hospital Operating Room Makes Children Feel at Ease

Linda La Picola (left), operating room schedule coordinator at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, accepts stuffed toys from Brooke Donohue (right), hospitality shop manager, as part of an ongoing gift program for children who come to the operating room o More...

First Home Club Series To Begin

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) is taking reservations for a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, to be held weekly beginning in late March (time and dates to be announced). More...

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