August 13, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Board Looks at Flooding Issues in Town

Highway Superintendent highlights specific locations at weekly workshop

At their August 6 weekly workshop, the Philipstown Town Board met with Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico to discuss two trouble spots in the Town: an illegal culvert on East Mountain Road that periodically floods, and a private road that is creati More...

Intertribal Pow Wow Set for this Weekend

The Putnam Visitors Bureau is proud to present the 3rd Annual Daniel Nimham Intertribal Pow wow on Sat & Sun, Aug. 16 & 17, from 10 am to 5 pm, at the Veterans Memorial Park, Gipsy Trail Rd, off of Rte 301, in Kent. More...

Non-Profit Organizations Invited to Speak at Chamber of Commerce Meeting

The Cold Spring Garrison Chamber of Commerce invites all to attend a networking meeting Wednesday September 10th, 7-9pm at the Santa Fe Restaurant Route 9D and Main Street in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Water Main Replacement on Cedar St. Begun

The Cold Spring Highway and Water Depts. began work on a replacement water main on Cedar Street on Monday. The new pipe, a PVC 8" pipe, replaces a 4" pipe and will not be prone to the same corrosion problems the old cast iron pipe had. More...

 

Schools

Putnam Valley School Announces Free And Reduced Meal Price Policy

The Putnam Valley School District has announced a free and reduced price meal policy for its Elementary and Middle School and High School children for the 2003/2004 school year. More...

Putnam CAP Urgently Needs School Supply Donations

Brewster - Putnam Community Action Program urgently requests individuals and organizations to donate school supplies to meet a local need. These materials will be provided to needy Putnam families for their school-age children. More...

Births

James David Inserillo

James David Inserillo was born on August 2 at North Dutchess Hospital to Peter and Christine Inserillo of Hopewell Junction. The baby was welcomed home by his brother Anthony. Peter is the chef at the Cold Spring Café. More...

Briefly Noted

Community Picnic to Honor Philipstown’s Emergency Services

Chamber of Commerce event welcomes all at Surprise Lake Camp

All are welcome to a picnic honoring Philipstown emergency service workers on Sunday. September 21st from noon to 5 pm at Surprise Lake Camp in Cold Spring. More...

NYC Fireboat to Visit on Thursday

The annual visit of the restored 1931 NYC Fireboat, MV John J. Harvey, will take place this Thursday, August 14th. The boat will dock at the Downey Oil Dock in Cold Spring at 4 pm. More...

Metropolitan Transportation Council Taking Comments on Improvement Program

The comment period is currently underway on the draft New York Metropolitan Transportation Council More...

Sue Kelly Comes Through with Grant for Carmel Electrification Project

Feds should leave Veterans

At the August 5 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature, funding was secured for the County More...

Proposed James Pond Relocation Draws Community Ire at Nelsonville Meeting

Pond would be moved to accommodate track & field

Controversy over plans to build the Haldane track and field over the present location of James Pond made for a spirited debate at the Village of Nelsonville More...

Preliminary Elementary School Expansion Proposals Presented to Putnam Valley Board of Ed

Tour of area construction planned for Reconstituted Facilities Committee

Architect Russ Davidson presented two "conceptual options" for expanding the elementary school to the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday evening, at a workshop session attended by about 30 community members in addition to the fu More...

3 Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Western Putnam

Total in county now stands at six

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health that four more crows have tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital to Conduct Opinion Survey on Butterfield

Hudson Valley Hospital Center plans to conduct an opinion survey to solicit input as part of a complete study regarding the use of the former Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Hospital. The findings of the survey are expected later this year. More...

Al Hosmer Announces Candidacy for Re-election to Philipstown Town Board

Al Hosmer has received the Democratic endorsement for re-election to the Philipstown Town Board. Al, a long-time resident of Philipstown, is a graduate of Garrison Union Free School and Haldane Central High School. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Haldane Should Resubmit Track Proposal to Voters with All the Cards on the Table

Dear Editor,

The thirty-plus residents that turned out for the last Village of Nelsonville Board meeting were treated to a first hand glimpse of how this municipality is being disregarded by Superintendent DiNatale and the firm of Clark Patterson Associates. More...

Attorney General Needs To Answer Questions Regarding PV Town Attorney (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear Mr. [Putnam Valley Supervisor] Santos and Town Board Members: More...

Relocate Proposed Track and Save James’ Pond

Letter

Much has been expressed in this column regarding the potential intimidation upon James More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Aurelia Berggren Johnson

Aurelia Ann Berggren Johnson, 91, died on Wednesday, July 30. She had resided at the NY State Veterans More...

Sports News

New York City Announces the Expansion of Deer Hunting in 2003

Bow hunting extended to all hunting areas

NYC DEP Commissioner Christopher O. Ward has announced that opportunities for deer hunting on designated City water supply lands will increase significantly in 2003. More...

Seventh Annual Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival to be Held Aug. 24

The Annual Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival, will be back again this year for the 7th time on August 24th. The event, to be held rain or shine, will take place at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park, Gipsy Trail Rd, in Carmel. More...

Baseball Camp Award Goes to Michael Impellitiere

Congratulations to Michael Impellittiere for being awarded the Directors Award at the Giamatti Little League Baseball camp this summer. At the end of camp awards ceremony, there are six major awards given to baseball campers. More...

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