July 2, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

"Dine Putnam" Underway

Towns urged to negotiate with cable providers for fast Internet access

Phase two of the "Shop Putnam" program went into effect last month with the County More...

HV Hospital Undertaking Community Needs Assessment For Butterfield Community

Hudson Valley Hospital Center recently took the opportunity to update Philipstown, Cold Spring and Nelsonville elected officials on initiatives regarding the Butterfield Hospital campus located in Cold Spring. More...

Philipstown Town Board Accepting Comments On Quarry Pond Development District

The Philipstown Town Board will accept written comment on the Scoping Document for the Quarry Pond Planned Development District. Any comments should be addressed to William Mazzuca, Supervisor, Town of Philipstown, 238 Main St. More...

Mekeel’s Corners Chapel Gives Thanks At July 4th Service

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Haldane Class ’53 Attends 2003 Graduation Ceremony

10 members of the Haldane Class of 1953 returned back to Haldane to witness the Graduation of the class of 2003 on June 20th. The group is planning a reunion in the fall but the date and time are not yet set. More...

Public Notices

In observance of the July 4th holiday, the Philipstown Town Hall will be closed. The Building Department will be closed both July 4th and 5th. More...

Schools

Tom Duke Awarded Ameresco Scholarship

Tom Duke was presented with a $5000 Ameresco Better Schools Partnership Scholarship at Haldane High School More...

Jamin Makes Dean’s List at Wheaton College

Melissa Jamin, a member of Wheaton More...

Corinne VanBeek Graduates Summa Cum Laude

Corinne VanBeek, daughter of Jane VanBeek and granddaughter of Andrew Pless of Cold Spring, graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in January 2003. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Recreation Summer Programs Begin at New Community Center

Summer programs officially opened at Philipstown Recreation More...

Girls Lacrosse Clinic Being Held At Philipstown Town Park

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Haldane Football Busy in the Off Season

With the 2002/2003 school year fading away, and summer rapidly taking over, activity within the Haldane football program is beginning to pick up. More...

Putnam Valley Sets Public Hearing To Amend Zoning Ordinance And Bypass Planning Board

Sometimes the harder you try, the more confusing it gets, and as Town Attorney William Zutt said at the Putnam Valley Town Board meeting on June 25, 2003, "Now that everyone is thoroughly confused, let me add one more point." More...

Putnam Valley Appoints Ethics Committee Members

Four years after the Town Of Putnam Valley Code of Ethics law was passed, the Town Board breathed new life into the law by appointing five new members to the Ethics Committee at a meeting held on June 25th. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Installs New Officers

Hudson House in Cold Spring was the scene of the installation of the new officers of the Cold Spring Lions Club on Monday, June 23rd. More...

Two-Car Crash In Fahnestock State Park Sends Cold Spring Youth To Hospital

A Cold Spring resident was injured when the car he was driving struck another vehicle on Route 301 in Fahnestock State Park on Tuesday, June 24th, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Assemblywoman Galef Answers Questions About New Video Voyeurism Bill

Assemblywoman Galef recently released a notice regarding the new video voyeurism bill as follows:

"This is a report to my constituents who have inquired about the More...

Gordon Casement Announces Candidacy For Town Assessor

"Philipstown is a very unique community. I share your pride in that! I have been a licensed Real Estate Appraiser (state certified for both residential and commercial work) for the last eleven years. More...

Mid-Hudson Film & Artists Group Meeting July 10th

Where do you go when you want to pursue a career in filmmaking? Who do you talk to about getting started in the industry? More...

Letters to the Editor

James Pond Is Valuable Piece Of Our Heritage And Community

Dear Editor,

I would like to add my name to the growing list of citizens that are concerned about the fate of James Pond, and the surrounding area, as plans are being developed for construction of Haldane More...

Private Interest Of Investors Must Be Balanced With The Public Interest

Editor,

Riverkeeper has petitioned Putnam County Supreme Court seeking to annul special permit Putnam Valley law as it violates the State Environmental Quality Review Act; stating the law fails to consider environmental impact, permitting massive residential More...

Concerned About Missing 727 Aircraft (reprinted at the request of the author)

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Student Interns Accompany Assemblywoman Galef to Albany During Last Week of Session

Sondra Dietz, a Garrison resident and senior at Salisbury University, and Joanna Puchalski, a recent graduate of Yorktown High School who will be attending Fordham University in the fall, accompanied the Assemblywoman to Albany during the last week o More...

State Police Warns of E-mail Scheme to Defraud

The New York State Police Computer Crimes Unit is currently investigating complaints concerning the observation of a new type of e-mail fraud scheme which was first reported in the Rochester area but may be appearing in other regions of the state or More...

Reptile Fair Set For Sunday, July 20 In White Plains

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Sunday, July 20 from 10 am to 4 pm. More...

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