August 4, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam County August Blood Drives

In order to meet the severe need for blood in our area, local volunteers are hoping to encourage more donors at each of the drives already scheduled. Please consider becoming a blood donor at the following: More...

Home Improvement Grants Available Through County

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has $300,000 in grant funds from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer a Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents. More...

 

Letters to the Editor

Reader Laments Betrayal of Democracy

Letter

As indicated in newspaper articles etc., it seems the politicians in Putnam are pursuing their traditional game of pendulum pushing -while waiting for the next handout from other government sources. More...

Village Historian Urges Profound Care in Waterfront Decisions

I in no way oppose constructive, discriminate housing, yet I find disturbance in accepting and adjusting to the current building boom in Cold Spring village. More...

Anti-Development Lobby Overrun With Excess Punctuation

Dear Sir,

I was enjoying a delightful day out in upstate NY yesterday when I came across large placards outside a house (13 Main Street, I believe). A 40' foot (sic) condo was being planned. More...

Briefly Noted

Free White Flowering Dogwood Trees Offered

Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during August 2004. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, August 21st, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Charity Raffles Mercedes to Raise Money for Children

For anyone who ever dreamed of owning a Mercedes for $100, that dream could become a reality. Green Chimneys Children More...

Putnam Valley Stages Town Day Parade

The sparse turnout at the July 31 Putnam Valley Town Day parade did not detract from the smart, neatly uniformed color guards, marching bands, firefighters and Emergency Medical Service volunteers from marching down Oscawana Lake Road and showing off More...

Insufficient Blood Donations and Drives Result in Second Summer Emergency Blood Appeal

Blood rationing to deepen as donations dip 20% below need

New York Blood Center (NYBC) has announced this summer 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 financiers of terrorism. More...

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Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eoin McKiernan, Champion of Irish Culture, Died at 89

Former Cold Spring resident, Eoin McKiernan, who has died aged 89, in St. Paul, MN, was one of the pioneers of Irish studies in the United States. More...

Genevieve McCarthy Burns

Genevieve M. Burns, formerly of Cold Spring and Fishkill, died peacefully on July 21, 2004 at Oak Hill Manor in Ithaca, NY. More...

Margaret A. "Peggy" DeRonda

Margaret A. "Peggy" DeRonda, 56, of Lakeside Ave., Malta, NY, passed away Sunday August 1, 2004 at Memorial Hospital in Albany with her loving family and friends at her side. More...

Sports News

Building Bridges, Building Boats Completed Seasonal Workshops

River Rats battle rain and tides to finish difficult voyage from Cold Spring to Croton

Building Bridges, Building Boats in association with Philipstown Recreation has completed its Hudson River Workshops for students in grades 7 -9. More...

Combined Local Baseball Team Drops 2 of 3

Last week the Putnam-Cortlandt-Philipstown baseball team played three games. On Friday the 30th the boys took on Patterson. Starting pitcher Rocco Appollonio combined with reliever Paul Richter to throw a solid game. More...

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