July 28, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

County Responds to 911 Communications Problems

At the July 14 meeting of the Protective Services Committee of the County Legislature, Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling explained to legislators that the problem with emergency service communication in Philipstown, which was More...

Bondi Proposes Compensation Committee to Mete Out Management Raises

Legislature agrees new committee would depoliticize process

In an attempt to depoliticize the process of doling out raises to department managers during this budget season, County Executive Robert Bondi, Jr. More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown Highway Dept. will be closed on Monday, August 2 in lieu of Lincoln More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Garden of Wishes Fulfills Their Dreams

Students from the first grade classes at the Garrison School spent time collecting and preparing baskets for children who would visit the United States. More...

Haldane Announces Renewed Free and Reduced Price Meal Program

Applies for continued exemption for breakfast program

Haldane School has announced that hey have requested an exemption for their school breakfast program for the 2004-2005 school year. According to the school district, low participation in the program has prompted this request. More...

Rensselaer Polytech Announces Dean’s List Students from Garrison and Cold Spring

Lisa M. Stewart, Hudson L. Brower and Anthony Malacarne named

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced the names of students who made the Institute More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Carmella "Millie" Scalpi

Carmella "Millie" Scalpi, age 86 of Fishkill, NY died on Wednesday July 21, 2004 at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. More...

Elbert "Burt" L. Murphy

Elbert "Burt" L. Murphy, a long time Cold Spring resident, died at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla on Friday, July 16, 2004 after battling leukemia. More...

Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars to Honor Saint Juan Diego on Aug. 1

On Sunday, August 1st at 11am, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will commemorate the canonization of Saint Juan Diego with a bilingual mass that will be followed by a festive procession and an afternoon celebration with music, food, and family More...

Rep. Kelly Creates New Task Force in Congress to Fight Terrorist Financing

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly has created the bipartisan Congressional Anti-Terrorist Financing Task Force, which has begun work in Washington to bolster efforts in the fight against evil financiers of terrorism. More...

Southeast Museum to Hold Children’s Boomerang Making Workshop

On Saturday, August 7th at 10:30am the Southeast Museum will hold a Children More...

Whole Farm Plan Draft Completed and Submitted to Legislature

Hearing to be held August 3

Last week, members of the Putnam County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board presented Putnam County Legislators with a draft copy of a Whole Farm Plan for Putnam County. More...

Joint Session of Town and Planning Held Over Continental Village Road Access

Town Planner suggests implementation of graduated road standards

The Philipstown Planning Board and Town Board held a joint workshop on July 22 to discuss the issue of road access applications in Continental Village. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Resolving Out of Scale Map Issues

At the July 21 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting, Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos informed the audience that the overlay maps prepared by Hydro Environmental Solutions were correctly drawn according to the specifications handed to them. More...

Which Side of the Fence is the Good Side? Town Board Struggles with Wording on New Fence Law

Putnam Valley Town Attorney Bill Zutt once explained that the difficulty in writing a new law lies in finding the precise words to convey the exact meaning and intent of the law you are trying to write. More...

Putnam Department of Health Calls for Volunteers for Bioterrorism Drill

In a statement issued by Loretta Moninari, Public Health Director of Putnam County and Robert Bondi, the County Executive, practice drills for a possible bioterrorism event have become necessary in order for Putnam County to be prepared to respond ap More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Hollywood Celebrities are Practicing Demagoguery

Hollywood Celebrities: Their unfortunate power and influence

Our country has had a history of Hollywood stars involving themselves in our democracy. More...

Embarrassed by RTE Irish Reporter

Full Story

Sheriff’s Dept. Responds to Speeding Problem on Winston Lane

Editor,

After fours years of complaining about the reckless drivers on Winston Lane in Continental Village, I am pleased to see that someone has finally taken measures in an attempt to correct the condition. More...

Births

Eleanor Eliza Dushin

Russell and Elizabeth Dushin of Garrison are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Eleanor Eliza on July 19, 2004. Maternal grandparents are Rolf and Elizabeth Glasfeld of Mystic, CT. More...

Zachary Wilson Kuttruf

Zachary Wilson Kuttruf, son of Jennifer and Bruce Kuttruf, born on June 23, 2004, was welcomed home by big brother Kyle and big sister Cassandra. The family lives in Putnam Valley. More...

Michael Anthony Holowiak

Tammy and David Holowiak of Putnam Valley are the proud parents of Michael Anthony, born on June 23, 2004. Julie and Lawrence Zarcone, maternal grandparents, live in Putnam Valley. Paternal grandparents Nellie and Peter Holowiak hail from Mahopac. More...

Sports News

Local Athletes Participating in a Combined Baseball Team

Over the summer many of our young baseball fanatics look to continue playing on summer teams. However, these teams are hard to find and participating on one usually means much traveling. More...

Learn to Dodge & Shoot in Lacrosse

Progressive lacrosse skills will be taught during the Philipstown Recreation Department More...

Pop Warner Starts on August 2

The Philipstown Hawks will begin practice for the 2004 season on Monday, August 2nd at 6 pm, Mayors Park, River Road in Cold Spring. More...

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