March 12, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislature Turns Down Bondi Health Director Appointment

Position slated for elimination in June

Last Monday, the Putnam County Legislature refused to confirm the County Executive More...

Haldane Moving Forward With Construction Project

Budget discussions continue

The Haldane Board of Education Workshop on March 4th commenced with one piece of business, the appointment of a Construction Management Company for the new school building. More...

Tow Truck Driver Crushed Between Vehicles

Westchester man seriously hurt in Putnam Valley mishap

A tow truck driver was seriously injured in Putnam Valley on Sunday, March 9th when he was crushed between his truck and a vehicle he was trying to tow. More...

 

Schools

Haldane To Host College Selection Seminar

The Haldane School district will be holding a College Selection Seminar on Wednesday, March 12th at 7:00 pm in the Haldane High School Small Gym. All parents and Juniors are invited to attend. More...

Invention Convention Brings Out The Genius in PVMS 6th Graders

Putnam Valley Middle School sixth graders have been participating in a wonderful annual educational event known as the Invention Convention. More...

Sandra Travis Receives Honor

Sandra Nicole Travis, granddaughter of Warren Travis, 129 East Mountain Road South in Cold Spring, has been named to the 2002/2003 National Honor Roll. Sandra is a high school student in Copperas, Texas. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Anne Moynihan

Barbara Anne Moynihan, 74, of Dearborn, MI, died on March 8, 2003. Born on July 20, 1928 in Cold Spring, NY, her maiden name was Ronan. More...

Sidney Weicher

Sidney Weicher, age 82, of Cold Spring, New York and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida died on March 8, 2003 in Florida. Son of Channa and Samuel Weicher, a devoted father and husband, loving grandfather and friend. More...

Sports News

City To Reopen Kensico And New Croton Reservoirs To Fishing By Boat

Commissioner Ward of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on March 7th that the Kensico and New Croton Reservoirs would reopen to fishing by boat under the DEP Access Permit system on May 1, 2003. More...

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...

Lady Of Loretto CYO Girls Team Retains Title

Our Lady of Loretto girls CYO basketball team successfully defended their 2002 championship crown with an 18-10 victory over St. Lawrence O More...

Tax Issues Dominate Nelsonville Monthly Meeting

Village expects first increase in seven years

The Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees ran quickly through a variety of tax and revenue-related issues at their March 3 monthly meeting, including a tax exemption request for local volunteers and a potential tax increase for Village residents. More...

Legislature Approves Purchase of Home on Proposed North Highlands Road

Code Orange alert costs County $99,038

At their March 4 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature passed a resolution authorizing $250,000 for the purchase by the County of a single family home in Philipstown owned by Clara and Ronald Newberry. More...

Garrison Board Passes Resolution Calling For Permanent State Payments On State-Owned Property In District

Budget gets closer to being finalized

At the March 3, 2003 meeting of the Garrison Union Free School District More...

Comprehensive Plan Board Goals Spark Debate On Tourism

Opposing views aired at Town Board workshop amid discussion of other plans

What started as a Town Board workshop on March 5 to discuss the Philipstown Comprehensive Plan Special Board More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

We Should Have One County School District With One Superintendent

Full Story

Wants Questions On Conflicts Of Interest Answered Now

Dear Mr. Mazzuca: More...

Urges All Residents To Stand Up And Fight Sprawl

In reference to the "Environmental Groups Should Be Concerned About Other Local Issues" letter from your February 26, 2003 edition, we welcome Mr. More...

Births

Margaret Anne Young

A daughter, Margaret Anne, was born on February 19, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Laurie and Robert Young. More...

Samuel Robert Montaldo

A son, Samuel Robert, was born on February 23, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Catherine and John Montaldo of Putnam Valley. More...

Daniel Connor McNally

A son, Daniel Connor, was born on February 12, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Nancy and Daniel McNally of Fishkill. More...

Briefly Noted

Family Programs At Desmond-Fish During March

Several programs for the whole family are scheduled at the Desmond-Fish Library in March. On Saturday March 15, at 2 p.m. there will be a St Patrick More...

Village of Cold Spring Police Holding Safety Seat Check

The Village of Cold Spring Police will hold a Safety Seat checkpoint on April 19th between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm at the Village of Cold Spring Highway Garage. More...

River Camp for Jr. High Students Offered in Cold Spring

Building Bridges, Building Boats in association with Philipstown Recreation and in cooperation with the Cold Spring Boat Club will offer a River Camp for students entering grades 7-9. More...

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