July 9, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

State Police Announce Results of 4th of July Weekend Enforcement

State Police Superintendent James W. McMahon announced the results of this past weekend More...

See the Views at Boscobel with Sculptural Binoculars

In an exciting combination of traditional Hudson River landscape and contemporary art, Boscobel is one of the sites of The Hudson Valley Art Project, entitled "Watershed. More...

 

Schools

2 Local Students Awarded Undergraduate Degrees by Manhattan College

Manhattan College awarded more than 520 undergraduate degrees in some 40 major fields of study from its five schools in arts, business, education, engineering and science on Sunday, May 18. More...

Nest Graduates Class of 2003

The 2003 Fine-feathered Friends of the Nest are ready to fly off to Kindergarten. Pictured above are: back row (l-r) - Devon Klimm-Chindano, Aubrey Stowell, Sophia Patterson, and Teacher Beth Horan. More...

Cold Spring Student Named to University of Hartford Dean’s List

The University of Hartford, CT, is an independent, comprehensive institution of higher education, offering educational and career programs in 85 undergraduate majors and 61 graduate programs of study in its nine schools and colleges. More...

Briefly Noted

Sheriff’s Department-Corrections Sponsoring Blood Drive

On Tuesday, July 15, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Assessor Anne Nichter Earns Certification

Anne Nichter, elected Assessor for Philipstown, received complete certification from the New York State Department of State. She completed the required program after 100 hours of class time followed by examinations that have to be passed. More...

Ladies Auxiliary to Hold Car Wash

On Saturday, July 12, the North Highland More...

Tina Mackay Elected President of Putnam Valley Board of Education

Rob Waechter to serve as vice-president in reorganized board

Recently elected Board of Education trustee Tina Mackay was elected President of the Putnam Valley Board last week, Tuesday evening, by a 3 to 2 vote. More...

Legislature Seeks Relief for Restaurants/Bars Hurt by Smoking Laws

State Law rendered County requirements unnecessary

At their July 1 meeting, Putnam County Legislators passed a resolution asking the State for relief for restaurant owners recently burned by the passing of the state-wide smoking ban. More...

Route 9 Car Crash Claims The Life Of Frances Reese, Environmental Activist

Frances S. Reese, a Dutchess County resident and an early proponent of the environmental movement in the Hudson Valley, has died as the result of injuries she sustained in an automobile accident on Route 9 in Philipstown on Wednesday, July 2. More...

Extraordinary Host Set To Open Newly Renovated House of O’Connor

Do you know how to relax and enjoy the hospitality of others? It More...

Governor Strengthens "Do Not Call" Telemarketing Program

Registers 2.4 million New York households with FTC for Federal Registry

Governor Pataki has signed legislation that strengthens the State More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Put Val Environmental Laws Are In Danger Of Being Gutted

The article you had last week concerning the formation (or should I say re-formation ) of the Putnam Valley Ethics Board has raised more questions than it answered here in the land of the ethically challenged. More...

James Pond, Did you know…?

Editor,

It was wonderful to read all the letters from readers who have come out in support of the preservation of James Pond, especially John Zuvic and Mr. Schaefer. Their small editorials speak volumes on what this Pond has meant to the community. More...

Philipstown’s Wetland Codes In Danger Of Dilution

Dear Editor,

On July 17 the Planning Board (PB) hearing concerning the proposed Mountain Trace Subdivision continues; it is important that all concerned residents let their opinions be heard. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary S. Nobile

Mary S. Nobile, , 65, of Frankford Township, New Jersey, died July 5, 2003 at home. Born in Frederick, Maryland, Mrs. Nobile was the daughter of the late Paul G. More...

Katherine Claire O’Donnell

Katherine (Katie) Claire O More...

Virginia (Ginny) Monahan

Virginia (Ginny) Monahan, age 75 of Cold Spring, died on June 30, 2003 in Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Born on April 13, 1928 in Brooklyn she was the daughter of the Late Thomas and Mary (Glynn) Smith. More...

Sports News

Lauren Thorpe Wins Pop Warner Scholarship

The winner of the 2003 Mid-Hudson Pop Warner Football Conference Scholarship is Lauren Thorpe. More...

Philipstown Rec Dept. Offering Summer Lacrosse Clinics

Lacrosse clinics are being held during the cool hours of the early evening 5pm - 8 pm, the week of July 21-July 25. Clinics will be at Philipstown Town Park. More...

Pop Warner Teams Seeking Players

With less than a month to go before the season kicks off on August 1, the Philipstown Hawks are still seeking players and cheerleaders for the following divisions of play. More...

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