January 7, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Elected Officials Sworn In on New Year’s Day

The start of the New Year can be a time of both renewal and of new beginnings. It was a little of each on the first day of 2004, as both re-elected incumbents and newly elected officials in Philipstown were sworn in during two separate ceremonies. More...

Hudson River Navigator Wants to Use American Heritage as Leverage for Economic Revitalization Of River Valley

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Putnam County Legislator and Hudson River Navigator Vinny Tamagna says about two federal initiatives that he is involved with, "History is important and many do it, but I am more into how can we develop history so people can actually experience More...

Billy L. Crowder Receives Accolades

Billy L. Crowder of Putnam Valley was recently inducted into the Westchester County Senior Citizen More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Planning Board Public Hearing originally scheduled for Jan. 15 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 27th,7:30 pm, at the Philipstown Town Hall. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Haldane School Foundation Launches Fundraising Initiative

Challenges Local Citizens to "Believe in our Future

The Haldane School Foundation, a local organization dedicated to raising private funds to enhance public education, announced this week that a major campaign is underway. More...

Births

Owen Charles Bozsik

Owen Charles Bozsik was born on December 16th to proud parents Karen and Charlie Bozsik of Glenham. Owen was 7 lbs 11 oz and he measured 20 3/4 inches. More...

Briefly Noted

Ten Free Flowering Trees From Arbor Day Foundation

Ten free flowering trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during January 2004. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation More...

Cold Spring Fire Co. No. 1 Appeal 2003/2004 Tops $22K

The 2003-2004 Annual Letter of Appeal of the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 is now in its fifth week and the response has been overwhelming. More...

Managing Heating Bills This Winter

With news of rising prices for all home-heating fuels this winter, Mid-Hudson residents should take steps to manage their energy use during the upcoming months. More...

Newly Sworn In Putnam Valley Officials Conduct Reorganization Meeting

On Saturday January 3, 2004, with friends and family looking on, Supreme Court Justice John Sweeney conducted the swearing in ceremony for the newly appointed and re-elected Putnam Valley Town Officials. More...

County Asking for $1.2 Million More for Country Club

Current golf club equipment inadequate say admin officials

After gaining their approval to purchase the Lake MacGregor Country Club/Mahopac Airport property in Carmel for $11.5 million, the Putnam County Administration went back to the Legislature for additional funds for the golf club property. More...

Philipstown Board Says Farewell to Councilman Merante, Town Clerk McGrath At Year-End Meeting

Board also approves change in insurance for 2004

The Philipstown Town Board bid fond farewells to outgoing Councilman Ande Merante and Town Clerk Don McGrath at their December 29 year-end meeting. More...

Bondi Announces Appointment of New Putnam County Health Commissioner

County Executive Robert J. Bondi has announced the appointment today of Dr. Eugene Schwartz as Putnam County Health Commissioner. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Putnam County Legislature. More...

One Car Mishap Leads to Arrest of Peekskill Man

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the December 27th arrest of a Peekskill man for driving with a suspended license. More...

Putnam Valley Pair Injured in Christmas Eve Crash

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that two Putnam County residents were injured during a two vehicle Christmas Eve crash in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

MTA Police Unit Gains Training Opportunities at Surprise Lake Camp

As a member of the MTA Police K-9 Unit, I recently benefited from the hospitality afforded to us by the Director and Staff of Surprise Lake Camp during a recent training session. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Sports News

Blue Devil Wrestling Club Set to Start

The BDWC is a youth wrestling program open to boys and girls ages 8-12. The club competes in March tournaments as well as dual meets. They practice on Tuesday and Friday nights from 6:15-8:15 at Haldane. More...

Knights of Columbus to Sponsor Free Throw Championship

Loretto Council, #536 is sponsoring the local level of the 2004 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, January 17 (snow date, January 24) at 2:30 pm in the Haldane Central School gym. More...

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