August 6, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Coat of Arms Unveiled

Ken Rist of Rist Innovations presented the Town Board on July 23 with a laser-etched black cherry wood replica of Putnam Valley More...

Sheriff’s Marine Unit Rescues 4 on Hudson

Four persons narrowly escaped injury on July 27th when their boat capsized and sank in the Hudson River just north of the Dutchess/Putnam line. A Putnam County sheriff More...

Sheriff Warns Merchants about Forged Check Scam

Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith warns merchants in the County to be wary of a check-cashing scam reported in neighboring Danbury, Connecticut. More...

Fresh Air Fund Looking for Host Families

The summer is still in full swing for The Fresh Air Fund. This summer, children are visiting volunteer host families in the Cold Spring area through The Fund More...

 

Schools

Garrison School Receives Records Grant from State Archives

The Garrison Union Free School District has been awarded a grant of $10,446 from the New York State Archives for records management, announces Superintendent Ellen Bergman. More...

Briefly Noted

Dutchess County’s Cancer Support Program Meeting

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, August 7, at 6 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie. More...

Institute of Ecosystem Studies to hold Plant Sale

The Institute of Ecosystem Studies is holding its fundraising Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 6th at 10 am More...

Senior Menu

Cold Spring Friendship Center

Thursday - Chicken louie, roasted red potatoes, peas, fruit cocktail. More...

Indian Point Evac Plan Okayed by FEMA; Local Officials, Activists Respond

"I am extremely perplexed and frustrated with FEMA," said Putnam County Legislator Vinny Tamagna in an interview last week. More...

Putnam Valley Management Thinks Snow in August

It is the beginning of August and the weather is hot and humid. At the top on the to-do list is going to the beach and cooling off, but not so with the management of Putnam Valley More...

Audit Committee Moves Carmel Electrification Project to Full Legislature

Project can no longer wait for promises of grants say Legislators

At the July 28 meeting of the Audit & Administration Committee of the Putnam County Legislature, lawmakers moved forward a $1.2 million bond resolution for improvements to be made along Gleneida Avenue in Carmel. More...

Assessor Nichter Runs for Re-Election

Anne M. Nichter, the current Assessor for Philipstown, is running for re-election. Here is her announcement: More...

Carmel’s John Thomas Honored by the Red Cross

John is seeking to train new health and safety instructors to help save lives in Putnam County. More...

Public Notice

The Putnam Valley Board of Education Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5 has been postponed. It has been rescheduled for August 19th. The Worksession scheduled for Aug. 7 at 7 pm will take place as scheduled. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Critics Of Mountain Trace Subdivision Called To Task

Editor,

In the July 9, 2003 edition of The Putnam County News & Recorder libelous allegations were made by Ann and Andy Galler regarding engineering designs prepared by myself. More...

Red Herring!

Editor,

Hey Vinny - what More...

Franny Reese Remembered with Admiration and Gratitude

Editor,

Many in the Hudson Valley will have detailed memories of Franny Reese More...

Sports News

Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic Road Race Applications now Available

Applications are now available for the 16th Annual Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic & Health Expo, which will be held Sunday, September 28. More...

Annual Chess Tournament at John Jay Homestead

Katonah, August 27 - John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and the Max Pavey Chess Club will hold the annual John Jay Homestead Chess Tournament on Labor Day, Monday September 1. More...

Swim Across the Mighty Hudson for the National MS Society

Irvington, NY - The 2003 Swim Across the Hudson for MS, open to swimmers of all abilities, will take place on Sunday, September 7, with check-in at Matthiessen Park in Irvington between 10 am and 12 noon. More...

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