November 12, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Veteran Antonio Giachinta Honored by Town Board

Town negotiations to permanently acquire Capuchin property in final stages

Last May, the Philipstown Recreation Department moved to its new location at Glenclyffe in the former Capuchin Ministry building on Route 9D in Garrison. The Town is currently in negotiations to make the home a permanent one. More...

Kelly Announces $10,800 Homeland Security Grant for Putnam Valley Fire District

Grant program aimed at meeting first responder needs

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly announced on November 5th that the Putnam Valley Fire District has been awarded a total of $10,800 in federal funding to purchase rescue equipment through the U.S. More...

Mount Kisco Man Arrested for Giving Marihuana to Putnam Valley Teens

A Mount Kisco man was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

State Police Seek Vehicle Involved in Auto Accident

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Schools

Building Bridges at Haldane High School: ACE Mentoring Comes to Haldane

There was bridge building happening in the library at Haldane High School on Friday, November 7th. More...

BOCES Board To Meet

The meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Tuesday, November 25th at 4:30 pm in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

The Garrison School Legend Continues

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Briefly Noted

American Cancer Society Celebrates Great American Smokeout

As the struggle for a healthier, smoke-free society has been a mainstay of both political dialogue and cocktail party chit-chat, the American Cancer Society will celebrate New York State More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Inaugurates Social Action Initiative

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be holding a "Tikkun Olam Workshop" to discuss issues related to the selection of a social justice project for the congregation. More...

Franciscan Friars Sponsor Advent Retreat

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are holding their annual Advent Retreat at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center from December 12th through December 14th. More...

Assistant Attorney General Meets With Local Residents Discuss Causes of Water Pollution

Through the efforts of the Putnam Valley Residents Coalition and prompting by Wendy Wetzel, Del Jones, and Kathleen McLaughlin, NYS Assistant Attorney General James M. More...

Nelsonville Board Updates Butterfield Property Progress

New Cablevision services, volunteer tax exemption also discussed at monthly meeting

The fate of the Butterfield Hospital property may rest on the input of 200 local residents. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Looking at 3.43% Tax Increase for 2004

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Water Treatment Plant Impacted by Accident

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Carmel Police Arrest Two for String of Parking Lot Robberies

On November 6th the Carmel Police Department received a call for help from the A&P Sav-a-Center, located in Mahopac. More...

Dr. Thomas Lickona, Character Education Expert to Speak at Youth Conference at Graymoor

On Tuesday, November 18th the Putnam Chapter of The National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies (NCADD) will hold another of its mid-Hudson Valley regional youth conferences at the St. More...

Public Notice

The Nelsonville Planning Board is changing the day of their regular monthly meeting. The Board will now meet on the third Wednesday of the month. The meetings are held in the Village More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Letter Comparing Supervisor To Saddam Was Disgraceful

I wrote this response to a letter in the October 22, 2003 edition. However, since it concerned candidates for office, it could not be printed in the edition prior to the election. More...

Thankful for UNICEF Drive

I was pleased to read Ray Fitzgerald More...

Democracy Is Alive and Well in Putnam Valley

The following is not a Requiem for those who did not win in the November 4th elections in Putnam Valley, but a Te Deum - a song of praise - for Democracy. More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Katherine Rose Lafuente

Eileen and Homer Lafuente of Lake Peekskill are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Katherine Rose LaFuente, born on October 16th at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Louise Capone

Louise Capone died on Monday, October 27, 2003. She was 81 years old. More...

James W. Austin

James W. Austin, age 82, a longtime Nelsonville area resident, died on Saturday November 8, 2003 at the Westledge Extended Care Facility in Peekskill. More...

Sports News

Haldane Varsity Soccer Falls in State Playoffs

As the fans arrived to the field at St. Basil More...

POP Warner League 50/50 Results

The Philipstown POP Warner League held a meeting on Sunday, November 9th. The 50/50 raffle fundraiser winners are: $1,000 - C. Kiser; $500 - Ann Lyons; $300 - Mike Klubnick. More...

Season Ends For Pee Wee Hawks

Saturday afternoon the Hawks traveled to Monroe-Woodbury to play the Crusaders in a Regional playoff game. The Hawks were well prepared, and the game plan was perfect. Everything was set for a Philipstown victory. Then the game began. More...

Weekly Poll

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