January 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

County Legislators Reflect on Past Year

Philipstown to receive $10,000 matching grant to re-acquire foundry relics

Quick work was made of the agenda during the December 29 year-end meeting of the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Master Plan Committee Completes Review of Chazen Study

Recommendations are being prepared for public review

As the pendulum of time swings closer to the end of the building moratorium deadline on February 5th, the Putnam Valley Master Plan Committee continues to relentlessly review, one by one, each page of Chazen More...

 

Schools

Parent Orientation Meeting Planned for Kindergarten Registration

The Haldane Central School District is beginning the Kindergarten registration process for the 2005 More...

BOCES Will Hold Land Sale Information Session

On Wednesday, January 5, Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will hold an informational meeting regarding its proposed sale of 30 acres to the Somers Central School District for $1. More...

Putnam Valley Central School District Launches Curriculum and Instruction Initiatives

The Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD) recently announced the implementation of two new integrated educational initiatives - Data Warehousing and Curriculum Mapping. More...

Births

Robert Anthony Kennedy

Laurie and Laurence Kennedy, Jr. of Putnam Valley proudly announce the birth of their son Robert Anthony on December 8, 2004. More...

Stefano Nicholas Hammond

Stefano Nicholas Hammond was born on November 2, 2004 to proud parents Laura and Josh Hammond of Cold Spring. More...

Kieran Michael Kuczma

On December 17, Kieran Michael Kuczma was born to New Fairfield, CT parents Kathlenn and Kevin Kuczma. Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Barbara Walsh of Putnam Valley. Paternal grandparents are Peter and Rosemary Kuczma of Yorktown Heights. More...

Philipstown Board Reflects on 2004 Accomplishments at Year-End Meeting

Supervisor thanks community and asks for continued support in coming year

At their December 29 year-end meeting, the Philipstown Town Board took a few moments to reflect on the accomplishments of 2004 and express appreciation to the community and their fellow Board members for a successful year. More...

PV Town Board Debates New Additions to 2005 Reorganization Plan

New septic maintenance committee called "high priority"

For the last work session of the year, December 29, 2004, the Putnam Valley Town Board lifted its diplomatic restraints, took off its soft gloves, and engaged in a good old-fashioned bare-knuckle argument and debate about some new items on its 21 pag More...

Boscobel Executive Director Charles Lyle Resigns after Ten Years of Service

After serving a decade as executive director of Boscobel Restoration, Inc., Charles T. Lyle has resigned effective March 1, 2005. "Charles has served Boscobel with distinction for ten years and the mansion is in splendid condition. More...

Putnam Health Department Received Additional Flu Vaccine

Vaccinations will now be available to more residents

The Putnam County Department of Health recently received additional doses of flu vaccine from the New York State Department of Health. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

There is Much to Discover of Common Good and Spirituality

Dear Editor,

As much could be written on the need for perpetuating the diverse wholeness and spiritual present of our Cold Spring Village, as has been written, on the necessity for preserving its 19th century character and historic past. More...

Philipstown Shows Astounding Generosity and Compassion

On the last day of 2004 the people of Philipstown and the folks at Foodtown showed their compassion and astounding generosity towards the less fortunate. More...

Children of Staff Attending Haldane Pose Unnecessary Burden

As a taxpayer in the Haldane school district, I am outraged at the possibility of the Haldane School Board approving a request to allow staff from outside the district to be able to have their children attend our school without paying tuition. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Bertrand Bara

Bertrand Bara, Food and Beverage Director at The Garrison, died suddenly on Sunday, December 26, at his home in New York City. He was 48 years old. More...

Briefly Noted

NYS Lt. Governor Announces $1 Million Available to Local Governments

Lieutenant Governor Mary O. Donohue today announced the availability of $1 million in State assistance payments to New York municipalities through the Quality Communities Program. More...

Car Crash Leads to Arrest of Putnam Valley Man for Drunk Driving

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the December 25, 2004 arrest of a Town of Putnam Valley resident after he was found to be driving with revoked privileges and while under the influence of alcohol. More...

Carmel Man was Arrested for Operating Contracting Firm with Suspended License

On December 20th a Town of Carmel resident was arrested on a larceny charge. The arrest of 27 year old Stephen T. DeName Jr. More...

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