November 5, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrests Made in Assault on Putnam County Deputy Sheriff in Kent

Five men have been arrested in connection with a violent disturbance at a Kent restaurant that occurred on Sunday, October 19th. More...

Veterans’ Day Ceremony to be Held This Tuesday in Cold Spring

There will be a brief ceremony on Tuesday, November 11th, at 11 am at the Veterans Memorial located on Main Street, Cold Spring on the lawn of St. Mary More...

Assistant District Attorney Speaks to PVHS Parents, Staff on Liability Issues

On Wednesday, October 22nd, Putnam County Assistant District Attorney Mary Jane MacCrae was the special guest of the Putnam Valley High School PTSA at an evening event entitled "Underage Drinking & Parent Liability at Parties. More...

 

Schools

Poughkeepsie Day School Holding Open Houses

Poughkeepsie Day School will host its Admissions Open Houses for families interested in learning about its Middle and Upper School programs in November. More...

Spanish Classes Makes Fresh Salsa from Garrison Garden

This September, the tomato, cilantro and jalapeno plants ripened in the Garrison garden as students returned to school. Thanks to the Green Team, which was comprised of parents and students, the seedlings were planted last spring. More...

Haldane High School Celebrates Spirit Week

Haldane High School students celebrated their school spirit during Spirit Week (October 20 - 25). Daily dress codes included Pajama Day, Hippie Day, Class Theme Day and Blue and White Day. More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

Domestic Violence Legal Program to Open in Mahopac

On Monday, November 10th, Westchester/Putnam Legal Services will be hosting the Formal Opening of its Domestic Violence Program located in Mahopac. The reception will be held from 3 - 6 pm at its new offices at 2 Mahopac Plaza, Mahopac. More...

Adopt-A-Family 2003 Beginning Holiday Drive

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Betty Budney Honored by Putnam County Network Services

Betty Budney was recently honored at the Putnam County Network Services Breakfast for her services as an elected official, her efforts to improve quality of life and her contributions to emergency services and housing. More...

Legislature Rethinks Health Commissioner Initiative

Personnel Committee tells Bondi to continue search despite disagreement by some members of Legislature

During the 2002 Budget Process, the Putnam County Legislature approved an initiative proposed by County Executive Bondi and the Health Department to hire a full-time Health Commissioner for the County. More...

Once Again, Parrott Street Becomes Hub For Area Halloween Celebration

Residents dole out candy for nearly 1,000 trick-or-treaters

The life of Parrott Street residents, seemingly quiet and peaceful throughout the calendar year, takes a decidedly chaotic turn when October 31st comes around and vast multitudes of costumed trick-or-treaters descend upon their one-block stretch of r More...

Peekskill Pair Charged With Drug Dealing in Philipstown

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrests on October 22nd of Mr. George C. Tuggle, aged 25, of Peekskill, and an eighteen-year-old female, also from that city, charging them with selling cocaine in Philipstown. More...

Koepke & Francis Raise Money for Breast Cancer Foundation. On Sunday, November 2nd, Claire Koepke and Skylar Francis of Philipstown were out bright and early at the Foodtown Supermarket with a mission - to raise money for the Susan G. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Parade Organizers Did Not Endorse Politicians

Editor,

The organizers and supporters of the Community Halloween Costume Parade did not have prior knowledge of or endorse the other groups passing out treats at the bandstand on Saturday, Oct. More...

Foster Home Needed for Mango, a Homeless Cat

Editor,

Along with 6 (or more) other homeless cats abandoned at Citron, the now closed Cold Spring upholstery company, Mango is a male, yellow with white, homeless, 5 month old kitten. More...

Town Board Has Obligation to Residents, Not Developers

There is a letter on file at the Putnam Valley Town Hall from Henry M. Hocherman, representing US Home Corporation, dated June 23, 2003, which states the following, "As we discussed when we met with Mr. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Sports News

Flag Hawks Finish With a Win

The last game for the Flag Hawks had them traveling to Millbrook to take on the Northern Dutchess Raiders. Mother Nature decided to make the game a little more challenging by allowing a little rain to fall. More...

Hawks Win Div III Title

Sundays championship game between the Hawks of Philipstown and the Huskies of Highland started out as usual, with the Hawks controlling the tempo. More...

Haldane Varsity Cross Country News

Haldane More...

Weekly Poll

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