February 18, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales Tax Receipts Contribute to County’s Financial Health

Putnam will not jump on the

Unlike neighboring metropolitan counties such as Westchester and Rockland, which are faced with having to fill gaping holes in their budgets with increases in sales or property taxes, Putnam County fared rather well in 2003. More...

Sheriff Warns of Internet Fraud Scheme in Attempted Scam of Putnam County Resident

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Putnam County man recently came close to losing thousands of dollars in a fraudulent scheme involving internet sales, wiring of funds, and check forgery. More...

Haldane Board Commences Work on 2004 -2005 Budgets for Program Proposals

Haldane library

At its February 10 workshop, the Haldane School Board began preliminary work on next year More...

Garrison Volunteer Fire Company Celebrates 75th Anniversary

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PV Board of Ed Incorporates Survey Results into Planning

Fifth grade will return to elementary school; full-day kindergarten on hold

Taking into account a recent survey, the Putnam Valley Board of Education will proceed with plans to repair and expand the elementary school building on Oscawana Lake Road, so that the fifth grade, currently housed at the middle school, could return More...

Schools

Haldane Musicians Perform in Junior High All-County Concert

Thirteen Haldane junior high school musicians participated in the Putnam All-County Junior High Music Festival 2004 on February 7th at Putnam County Junior High School. More...

Students Run Blood Drive at Putnam Valley HS

Putnam Valley High School students Nick Albano and Jaime Pasquariello decided to do something to help their community. On February 3rd they succeeded. More...

Poughkeepsie Day Launches Pilot Program

Mary Jane Yurchak, Ed.D., head of Poughkeepsie Day School, has announced the launching of a new pilot program to allow highly motivated and capable upper school juniors to undertake honors projects in some courses. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Paul H. Nolan, Sr.

Paul H. Nolan Sr., age 89, of Alexandria,VA, died on Friday, January 23, 2004, at his residence. More...

Joan Lahey

Joan Lahey, age 72, a lifetime Cold Spring resident died on Tuesday February 10, 2004 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Born in Cold Spring on October 3, 1931, she is the daughter of Mary (Ballo) Matthews of Cold Spring and the late Edward G. More...

Brian P. Costello

Brian P. Costello, age 65 of Briarcliff Manor died on Monday February 8, 2004 at The Brandy Wine Nursing Home in Briarcliff Manor. Born in New York, NY on October 18, 1938, he was the son of the late John J. More...

Recommendations of Task Force Would Shield Children from Sexual Predators

During the 2003 legislative session, Assemblyman Willis H. Stephens was appointed a member to the Assembly Republican Sexual Assault and Violence Education Task Force (SAVE-NY). More...

Legislator Birmingham: "Tilly Foster Should Be Parkland"

Designation will preserve Tilly Foster

Putnam County Legislator Dan Birmingham (R- Brewster/Mahopac) introduced a resolution last Thursday at the Land Acquisition Committee meeting of the County Legislature to designate the recently-acquired Tilly Foster property as parkland. More...

Negligence of Winter Parking Rules Vexes Cold Spring Village Board

Village issues 139 parking tickets in January

Mayor Anthony Phillips is once again calling for car owners in the area to heed the winter parking rules. More...

Putnam Valley Senior Housing Law May Be Repealed

Two Putnam Valley meetings were held last week, in which the proposed Amendments to Sections 165-36 Senior Housing Special Permit Law and Section 165-19 Multifamily Residential Law were the subjects for discussion. More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Burden Permit Holders with High Fees (Reprinted at the request of the author)

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Will Fishkill’s Industrial Waste Come to Philipstown?

To the Editor,

We wish to alert Philipstown residents that there is a proposal working its way through the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to divert raw, untreated industrial cement plant waste from Fishkill, Dutchess County to Philipstown, Putnam Co More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

Although it is cold you can feel that little hint of Spring, can More...

PV Man Charged with Sexual Misconduct and Child Endangerment

A Putnam Valley man was arrested on February 8 on sexual misconduct and child endangerment charges, reports Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith. Mr. More...

It’s Time for Maple Sugaring at Kenridge Farm

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Sports News

Greenwich Small Boat Show to Include Seminars

The Greenwich Small Boat Show, hosted by The Small Boat Shop of Norwalk, will be held Saturday, February 28, 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday, February 29, 9 am to 5 pm, at The Greenwich Civic Center, in Old Greenwich, CT (Exit 5 More...

Philipstown Recreation Department News

Rec. Dept. phone numbers are 424-4618 And 424-4662. The FISH number s 424-4669 and fax line is 424-4686. For your convenience Permission Forms are available at the Philipstown Town Clerks Office. More...

Haldane Lady JV Blue Devils Complete Outstanding Season

The Haldane Lady JV Blue Devils completed a very successful 2003-2004 basketball season, finishing with a 15-3 record, including a perfect 6-0 in league play. More...

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