April 16, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Terminates MOU Over Use Of Butterfield Hospital

Lack of restrictions on provider of health services for non-hospital use breaks deal

In a letter delivered to Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi on April 15, 2003, Hudson Valley Hospital Center and Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Hospital announced that they are unable to proceed with the County More...

Nelsonville Board Welcomes New Mayor, Finalizes Budget

Rising program costs force first tax increase in seven years

With the election results in, the Village of Nelsonville welcomed in a new Mayor and held their annual reorganization meeting on April 7, along with their regular monthly meeting and a public hearing on the Budget for the upcoming year. More...

PV School District Proposes Revised $31,804,826 Budget

New Super introduced to parents at Board Meeting

In accepting his appointment as Superintendent of Schools from the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday, Gary Tutty said he was "proud and honored" to have been chosen. More...

Garrison Car Crash Claims Life Of Peekskill Child

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith regretfully reports that a three-year-old girl was killed in an automobile accident in Garrison on Saturday, April 12, 2003. More...

 

Schools

BOCES Offers "Support For Siblings Of Individuals With Disabilities" Program

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Putnam Area Host Families Needed For High School Exchange Students

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester program homestays, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. More...

Jennifer Hyatt To Be Honored At St. Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College will recognize Jennifer Hyatt of Cold Spring among the 186 to be honored during its annual Honors Convocation on Tuesday, April 22, at 7:30 pm in Aquinas Hall on the main campus. More...

Births

Avery Laura Hanson

A daughter, Avery Laura Hanson, was born on April 4, 2003 at Northern Westchester Hospital, to parents Allison and Don Hanson of Garrison. More...

Briefly Noted

Bear Mountain To Host Springfest 2003

Happy Spring. Come "hop" by Trailside Museums and Wildlife Center at Bear Mountain State Park on Saturday, April 19. More...

Farmworkers Marchers to Stop in Garrison and Cold Spring

On Wednesday, April 23, the Farmworkers March will stop through Garrison and Cold Spring on their way to a 330 mile-walk to Albany. Local churches hosting the marchers include St. More...

Build Your Own Boat Program Offered By BBBB

TBuilding Bridges, Building Boats is again offering its family boatbuilding workshop in which each family (individuals are okay too) builds their own double paddle canoe. More...

Mayor Hints At Further Delays For Foodtown Opening At Cold Spring Village Board Monthly Meeting

Board also criticizes plans for Haldane track & field construction

The anticipated opening of the Foodtown Supermarket could face further delays, according to Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips. The Mayor detailed the work that still remains at the Village Board of Trustees April 8 monthly meeting. More...

Philipstown Board Calls For Conversion Of Indian Point To Non-Nuclear Energy

Actions of County Legislature also called into question at monthly meeting

"Take time to deliberate," Andrew Jackson once said, "but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in." The Philipstown Board did just that at their April 10 monthly meeting, moving forward on several issues that had More...

County Legislature Begins to Explore Energy Options

Committee debates merit of Senate bill featuring alternate financing for schools

The Putnam County Legislature is beginning to look at alternative energy sources. More...

Public Notices

In observance of Good Friday, the Philipstown Town Hall will be closed April 18, 2003. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Thoughts On Media Coverage Of War

Dear Editor,

Most polls show about 70% approval for President Bush More...

Hats Off To Talented Children And Educators

Editor,

Last night, Thursday, April 10th I had the privilege of attending the Haldane elementary spring concert. The 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades sang, danced and played their band instruments with pride and maturity. More...

Lucky To Have Depot Theatre In Town

Dear Editor,

I feel lucky to live in a town where a venue like the Philipstown Depot Theatre not only exists, but where its guiding spirit reaches in so many directions. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kelly T. Quigley

Kelly T. Quigley, 3 years old of Peekskill, died April 12, 2003 at the Westchester County Medical Center. She was the loving daughter of Robert K. and Wendy M. More...

Sports News

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 May 3rd. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. More...

May 10 Is Great Swamp International Migratory Bird Day

With spring, the birds return to our area and International Migratory Bird Day celebrates their return and the unique features of our area that make their journeys so remarkable. More...

Spring Has Sprung, But has it Really?

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