June 23, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Dave Merandy Challenges Haldane Board of Education Election Results

Seeks new vote on trustee positions

Dave Merandy, a trustee on the Haldane Board of Education who was defeated in his bid for re-election, has filed a petition with the New York State Department of Education contesting the May 18 Haldane Board of Education election results. More...

County Emergency Services Reports Results of Siren Test

The Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services reports that all ten (10) emergency alert sirens of the Indian Point Siren System, in Putnam County successfully sounded during the scheduled quarterly siren test on Tuesday June 15th. More...

Highway Department Turns Sow’s Ear Into Silk Purse

Sometimes stretching a small town More...

Schools

Haldane School Foundation Camp Out Draws Over 120

The Haldane ball field was home to approximately three dozen adventurous families Saturday evening, June 12. More...

Pungello Receives RAHS Award

Noelle Pungello from Putnam Valley received an award at the Regional Alternative High School (RAHS) award ceremony on June 10. Pungello won the Barbara Siegal award and Caring for Children Building Block More...

O’Neill Graduation Commencement Exercises This Saturday

The Class of 2004 welcomes the Highland Falls, Fort Montgomery, West Point, and Garrison communities to their commencement exercises at James I. O More...

Briefly Noted

Children’s Day At John Jay Homestead

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah, will host its annual Children More...

Mental Health Department Schedules Public Hearing on Plan for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services

The Putnam County Department of Mental Health is pleased to announce that a Public Hearing of Putnam County More...

Boy Scouts Council Announces New Leadership at Annual Meeting

The Westchester-Putnam Council, Boy Scouts of America recently held its annual corporate meeting to elect members-at-large, Council Executive Board members, Council officers, and to recognize the efforts of volunteer Scout leaders. More...

James’ Pond/Track Construction Lawsuit Settled

Bids awarded for Haldane classroom construction project

Haldane Superintendent John DiNatale announced the settlement of the lawsuit brought by the group Friends of James More...

It’s Law - PV Town Board Votes To Shut Down Lake Peekskill Seasonal Water Supply

After almost 40 years of debates, numerous surveys, water studies, geological studies, and countless public hearings and meetings, the Putnam Valley Town Board enacted into law on June 16 a resolution to shut down the Lake Peekskill Seasonal Water Sy More...

Despite Low Turnout, Putnam Valley Voters Approve School Bond 2 to 1

Architect immediately asked to initiate approval process for repairs to two buildings

Shortly after the polls closed at 9 pm last Tuesday June 15, it became apparent that Putnam Valley voters had approved the bonding of $9.85 million to repair infrastructure at the district More...

Putnam Valley Plans Busy Summer For Residents

In between vacation plans, work schedules and busy lifestyles, Putnam Valley residents are encouraged to participate in the upcoming activities outlined at the June 16 Town Board meeting. More...

Tickets Still Available for Lake Oscawana Boat Tour

The Lake Oscawana Civic Association, Inc. has arranged a historic boat tour around the lake on Saturday, June 26th at 4 pm. Two large pontoon style boats will leave from the West Shore & take participants around the lake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Conservation Easements - An Option for Land Owners

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Old Enough to Die for Country – Old Enough to Smoke

Editor,

The Putnam County Legislature and Sandy Galef surely mean well in trying to stop high school smoking and I personally would support federal legislation banning over-the-counter tobacco products to any and all ages. More...

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip A. Merando

Philip A. Merando, age 90 of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday June 18, 2004 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Cleveland Saunders Fyles

Cleveland Saunders Fyles, a resident of Victoria Home in Ossining died Wednesday May 26, 2004. More...

Charles R. Conley Sr.

Charles R. Conley Sr. of Cold Spring, NY, passed away on June 12, 2004 at his home. Mr. Conley was a self-employed tradesman. He was born April 15, 1929 in Monroe, NY. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Participates in Brewster Tournament

This weekend (18th to 20th) Philipstown Little League More...

Poll

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