August 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Fireworks – A Behind the Scenes Look

Five thousand three hundred and two fireworks shells were fired off in twenty-eight minutes to complete the Putnam Valley Town Day celebration last Saturday night. More...

 

Schools

ARCS Awarded Dyson Foundation Grant for Theatrical HIV/AIDS Youth Education Program

The Dyson Foundation has awarded AIDS-Related Community Services (ARCS) a grant of $112,800 covering a two-year period to support the presentation of an HIV/AIDS education and prevention theatrical production targeting adolescents. More...

Matthew Di Vico Graduated from Norwich University

Matthew Clarke Di Vico graduated with honors and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve from Norwich University in May. More...

Erik Kops Wins Prestigious Rensselaer Medal

Erik Kops of Cold Spring was the winner of the Rensselaer Medal, awarded by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. This award is given to students who have distinguished themselves in math and science. More...

Sports News

Athletes For A Cure Hosts Info Meetings

The Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will be holding free informational meetings on the following dates: Saturday, August 13th at 10 am at the Parker Corporate Center in White Plains; Thursday, August 25th at 6:3 More...

Pataki Signs Legislation To Increase Boater Safety

New Legislation Increases Minimum Age Allowed to Operate Personal Watercraft

Governor George E. Pataki signed into law legislation that will increase the minimum age of those allowed to operate personal watercraft (PWCs) to 14 years old. More...

Cold Spring Kids Dominate Karate Competition

Cold Springers Cameron Clarke, age 9, and Katherine Clarke, age 6, dominated competition at the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation when the 27th National Karate Championships were held in Orlando. More...

Putnam County Sales Tax Revenues Fail to Meet Mid-Year Projections

"No cause for panic," say officials

There was more bad news last week for Putnam County More...

Kelly Obtains Nearly $2.7 Million for Western Putnam Road Improvements

Congress gives final approval of local funding in transportation bill

U.S. Congresswoman Sue Kelly has obtained nearly $2.7 million in federal transportation funding for western Putnam County through legislation that gained final Congressional approval last week. More...

Board of Elections Begins Search for Replacement of Lever Type Voting Machines

New systems to be handicap accessible

Putnam residents, this November, as you walk into that old-time, shower-stall evoking booth, take one last look around; for it will be your last chance to pull the plastic-capped oversized lever that has steadfastly registered your votes since you be More...

Focus on Philipstown

Briefly Noted

Arceo and Rimm to Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Arceo of Garrison are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Janine to Christopher Rimm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rimm also of Garrison. More...

The Dutchess County Christian Women’s Club Will Meet in August

The Dutchess County Christian Women More...

Greyhound Meet and Greet Planned

Greyhound Rescue and Rehabilitation will hold a "Meet and Greet" from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, August 6 at Cortlandt Town Shopping Center, 3131 E. Main St., Mohegan Lake. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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