August 18, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Board Meetings Called "Best Show In Town"

Photos and story by Edward Paul Greiff

The wide range of topics discussed, the heated but well-articulated arguments that ensued, the passionate fights to preserve their rural environment, the way the Putnam Valley residents rally and respond to a call for their support are just part of t More...

Highway Department Keeps Up With the Weather

On Monday, the Philipstown Highway Department was out in force, trying to keep roads passable as the weather continued to challenge them with more and more rain. More...

 

Schools

90th Assembly District Schools Gains $5,890,346 in School Aid

In the education budget, passed on August 9, 2004, the 90th Assembly District has gained $5,890,346 in state aid over the amount the Governor had proposed in January. The total school aid designated for the 90th Assembly District is $92,631,181. More...

Grant Helps At-Risk Teens to Help Others

A first-time grant from the NYS Office of Mental Health, secured by the Rockland Children More...

Putnam Cap Urgently Needs School Supply Donations

Putnam Community Action Program urgently requests individuals and organizations to donate school supplies to meet a growing local need. These materials will be provided to needy Putnam families for their school-age children. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lise Kreuz Sikes

Juneau, Alaska resident Lise Sikes, 49, died on August 2, 2004 in Juneau. More...

Briefly Noted

Fifth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble Offers Two Weekends of Events

Thousands to ramble through 10 counties from NYC to Albany

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, scheduled for September 18-19 and 25-26. More...

New York City to Test Hudson River Aquifer for "Induced Infiltration" Study

Borings and Wells to Determine Usefulness of Groundwater Beneath the River for Future Water Supply Needs

Commissioner Christopher 0. More...

Naturally Nocturnal Program Planned for Taconic Education Center

On Saturday October 16th, from 5:30 pm through 8:30 pm, the public is invited to an evening program at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring. More...

PV Moratorium Hardship Request Criticized by Residents

Photos and story by Edward Paul Greiff

Makan Land Development filed for a Use Variance Hardship relief under the Putnam Valley Moratorium Law #2-2004 and presented a hundred page argument to the Putnam Valley Town Board at a Public Hearing held on August 11, 2004. More...

Legislature Authorizes County Executive to Open New Talks with NYC on Watershed Land

Lawmakers support budget reform efforts by Leibell and Galef

This month More...

Summer Sunset Music Series a Gift to the Community

Drizzle and threatening skies could not suppress the soulful, sexy sound of Will Hawkins as he and his band rocked under the Gazebo on Sunday evening for the latest installment of the Cold Spring Summer Sunset Music Series. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Kerry Will Restore Credibility to the White House

For months, the Bush campaign has been spending millions to paint John Kerry as a flip-flopper. More...

Just My Opinion

Dear Editor,

As a long time Cold Spring business owner and volunteer on many boards myself I feel compelled to write this letter. More...

Writer Left Out Pertinent Details of Dog Saga

Editor,

In her recent "series" of letters regarding the shorthaired pointer, Rita Ross has left out a few pertinent details regarding what actually happened. More...

Births

Damien John Fusco-Adams

Proud mom Tiffany Adams of Putnam Valley welcomed her new baby boy, Damien John Fusco-Adams, who was born on June 29, 2004 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Matthew Furu

Putnam Valley parents Angela Turner and Peter Furu announce the birth of their son, Matthew Furu, on July 1, 2004. More...

Alexis Irene Rapacioli

Alexis Irene Rapacioli was born on July 18, 2004 to proud parents Jenifer and Dante of Garrison. More...

Sports News

Millbrook Horse Trials to Benefit Land Conservancy While Spotlighting the Sport of Eventing

Local residents will have the opportunity to watch some of the most talented horses and riders in the area test their mettle next weekend at the Millbrook Horse Trials, which take place in Millbrook , New York , August 21-22, and benefit the Dutchess More...

Cold Springs’s Jessica Abel is 17 Year Old Nationally-Ranked Tae Kwon Do Champion

When most people think of sports what comes to mind is what is shown regularly on television basketball, baseball, soccer or football. No one thinks immediately of karate, a sport which has been around far longer than most. More...

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