September 24, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislators Question Terms of Lake MacGregor Agreement with NYC

Committee fails to pass resolution at September meeting

One week after County Executive Bondi announced that an agreement had been reached with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the Town of Carmel to purchase the 374 acre Lake MacGregor Country Club and Mahopac Airport propertie More...

Discussion of St. Basil Students Upstages Gifts at Garrison School Board Meeting

Board seeks additional funds for "special situation"

Although reporting that the additional cost to the School District will be in the area of $400,000, Superintendent Ellen Berman said to the Garrison Board of Education last Wednesday that the school has successfully adjusted to 11 new students from S More...

11 More Birds in Putnam Test Positive for West Nile

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

New State Law Passed to Improve Cold Spring Parking

Governor Pataki signed legislation on September 9, 2003, which allows the Village of Cold Spring to create a plan to regulate residential and non-residential parking in certain areas of the Village. More...

Pozzi to Leave Legislature for Carmel Supervisor Position after winning Republican Primary

Birmingham and Semo Edge out Republican Opponents

Unofficial results of the September 9 Republican Primary in Putnam County indicate that Legislator Robert Pozzi will soon be leaving the Legislature to take the number one seat in Carmel. More...

Al Hosmer Presents Positions on Town Issues

"There are a number of on-going projects facing the next Town Board if we are to keep Philipstown a place people want to live in. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Clifford, the Big Red Dog Visits Haldane

Clifford (The Big Red Dog) paid a visit to Haldane Kindergarten students to help start the school year on an exciting note. Clifford, known on an everyday basis as Dr. More...

Retirement Dinner for Garrison School Teacher Carol Swetz

A retirement dinner is being held on October 24, 2003, to honor retired teacher Carol Swetz. This event will be held from 4 pm - 8 pm at the West Point Officers More...

Reading Study Group In Cognitive Neuropsychology Offered by BOCES

Beginning October 8, Reading Specialist Kathy Batchelor will present a workshop, "A Mind at a Time: A Reading Study Group." The course will use Dr. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Environmental Impact Study Begins On 494 Home Development Project in Putnam Valley

Developer seeks to build on former Trump property

They were an imposing and intimidating group the lawyers representing the many land development groups attending the joint Putnam Valley Town Board and Planning Board meeting on Monday, September 22nd. There were only three items on the agenda. More...

Army Corps Visits James Pond, Site Of New Track Construction

New and tenured teachers honored by Haldane Board

The ongoing issue of of the new Haldane school track and field construction and its possible impact on James Pond was again under discussion at the September 15 meeting of the Haldane School Board. More...

PV Has A1 Financial Rating

Oliverio compares County Budget to Town

"The Town of Putnam Valley has an A1 financial rating, better than the County," said Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos at the Putnam Valley Town Board Meeting held on September 17, 2003. More...

Health Department to hold West Nile Virus Public Forum at N. Highlands FD

The Putnam County Department of Health will hold a public forum on West Nile virus at the North Highlands Fire House located at 504 Fishkill Road in Cold Spring on Monday, September 29th at 7:00 pm. More...

Legislature Awards Salary Upgrades to Some CSEA Employees

Fred Dill Educational Center bond approved

At the September 2 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature, after reading several proclamations honoring local law enforcement and emergency volunteers and recognizing the problem of violence against women (see related article), Legislators wrapped More...

Public Notice

NYS DOT has notified the Village of Cold Spring that resurfacing work will begin on Rt. 9D from Bank St. to Fair St. on Monday, Sept. 29. Vehicles will not be permitted to park in the construction area during the week-long process. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Births

Shea Marie DeCaro

David and Heather DeCaro of Glenham are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Shea Marie, born on September 19 at Vassar Hospital in Poughkeepsie. More...

Daniel Bajsicki

A son, Daniel Bajsicki, was born on September 22, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Dorota and Darek Bajsicki of Cold Spring. He weighted 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. More...

Joseph William Vaccaro

Dawn Bridget and William Dominick Vaccaro of Putnam Valley were blessed with a son, Joseph William, on August 26 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Sports News

Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County Planning First Annual Golf Outing & Dinner

Come and join Habitat for Humanity of Putnam County as they raise money at their first Annual Golf and Dinner event to be held on Sunday, Oct. 12th at the Country Club at Lake McGregor, 187 Hill Street, Mahopac. More...

Flag Hawks Victorious Over Beacon Bears

After a disappointing loss in week two, the Flag Hawks were once again on the road to take on the Beacon Bears. On what was a beautiful Sunday afternoon made just for football the Hawks were determined to get back on the winning track. More...

Golf Tournament Raises over $45,000 for the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

On September 5, the Mid-Hudson Children More...

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