January 16, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Feels Effects Of Drought On Water Supply Mayor warns Village residents: shovel sidewalks or face fines

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Putnam Valley Town Board Struggles With Master Plan Update Questions

At a special two-hour work session on January 9, the Putnam Valley Town Board struggled with proposed changes and recommendations to the Master Plan Update 2001. More...

Putnam Arts Council Awards $21,500 To Local Organizations

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has awarded $21,500 in state dollars to twelve non-profit organizations to support cultural programs and services that take place in Putnam County. More...

Experts Address "Race In Our Schools" At Sixth Annual Desmond Fish Library Martin Luther King Event

Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award Winner and best selling author of books chronicling the lives of disadvantaged children in segregated public schools, will headline this year More...

PARC Grant To Aid Renovation of Crumbling Facility Building rehab grant allows programs for developmentally disabled to continue

The spirit of Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) is best expressed in the words of its Executive Director Susan Limongello, who says, "Working in a group home taught me what it was like for someone to need another human being for just abo More...

Schools

No More Bullies Program Presented at Haldane

Haldane Elementary School students in grades K- 6 participated in No More Bullies throughout the month of December. Juli Savettiere presented four student workshops as well as teacher, teacher aide, and parent training sessions. More...

Adventure Author Visits Haldane

Peter Lourie presented " The Hudson River: A Canoe Journey From The Mountains To The Sea" to Haldane students in grades 4-7 on December 13th. Mr. Lourie is a well known author of adventure books for children and adults. More...

Annual Westchester Camp Fair To Be Held January 27th

The twentieth annual Westchester Camp Fair will take place at the Westchester County Center Exhibit Hall, White Plains, on Sunday, January 27th between 11am and 3pm. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean Stanton Duffy

Jean Stanton Duffy, age 79, of Newport, NH died on January 9, 2002 at New London Hospital. Born on June 11, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the Late James Stanton, Sr. and Florence (Vickery) Stanton. Mrs. More...

Muriel Mosher Culbert

Muriel Mosher Culbert died Sunday January 13, 2002 at Bon Secours Hospital in Venice, FL after a long illness. More...

Anna Louise Jacob

Anna Louise Jacob, 83, passed away suddenly at her daughter More...

Sports News

Haldane To Honor Past Individual State Champions

On Saturday night, January 19th, Haldane Jr./Sr. High School will honor its past individual state sports champions at halftime of the Haldane boys basketball game. In the school More...

Haldane Wrestling Doing Well Despite Small Team Size

The Haldane Varsity Wrestling Team is now about midway through its season having begun their season with team conditioning just before the Thanksgiving break. The first match was on December 6. More...

Haldane Boys Basketball Falls To Pawling

The Haldane Varsity Boys Basketball team has yet to pick up a win this season. More...

Legislature Begins Year By Putting House In Order At Annual Re-Organization Meeting Legislator Semo appointed to new Open Space Liaison position

Legislator Robert Pozzi, who announced that he turned fifty this year and had just learned he would become a grandfather, was once again elected as Chairman of the Putnam County Legislature during last week More...

New Senior Center Slated For Putnam Valley Grant application receives Governor’s award

Senior citizens in Putnam County can look forward to the opening of another senior center in the near future. The new facility will be located in the Town of Putnam Valley, and is to be modeled after the Mahopac Senior Center. More...

Nelsonville Deals With Cost Of Fire Protection

At their January 7 monthly meeting, the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees voted to make an $11,000 adjustment in the budget, to add funds to the Fire Department line. More...

Social Studies Teachers Present Curriculum To Putnam Valley Board Of Education Board asks administration to prepare 2002-03 budget with zero increase

Last Thursday, a committee of Putnam Valley social studies teachers presented the results of their work in "curricular mapping" to the Putnam Valley Board of Education at their regular meeting. More...

Four Additional Modular Classrooms Approved for Haldane Board to enter into Energy Services Agreement with AMERESCO

At a special meeting on January 10, 2002, the Haldane Board of Education approved the installation of four additional modular classrooms. More...

The Joys Of Being Small!

Matthew D'Orazio of Cold Spring had the time of his life the other day when the recent snow allowed his dog Crystal to get hitched up to the sled and pull Matthew across Mayor's Park in Cold Spring. More...

Letters to the Editor

Heroes On The Home Front Dear Editor:

As a boy scout in Brooklyn, NY during WWII, I remember collecting scrap paper, iron and fat to support the war effort against the Axis powers. My father and many other adults gave blood to help the wounded. More...

Quest To Serve Will Be Conducted In Spirit Of The Olympics To the Editor and residents of Putnam County:

Every four years, individuals compete in Olympic trials in order to select the best person qualified to represent the United States at the Olympics. More...

Now Is The Time To Ask Questions About Development Possibilities In Lake Valhalla Dear Editor,

Residents of Philipstown might want to keep their eyes on a situation developing in Lake Valhalla, the small lakeside community in the North Highlands. More...

Births

Ryan Chiumento Is First Baby Born In Putnam

Ryan Daniel Chiumento of Dutchess County made his appearance at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel at 11:35am. on January 1, 2002, as the first baby born in Putnam County. More...

Briefly Noted

American Heart Association Honors Three HV Residents

The American Heart Association of Westchester and Putnam has honored 3 members of the community in recognition of their exceptional leadership in the community and in the fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. More...

Blood Drive at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Hudson Valley Hospital Center launched its first major blood drive of the New Year recently. "Traditionally, we have four a year in conjunction with Hudson Valley Blood Services," states Lisa Weigel, Blood Bank Supervisor at the Hospital. More...

"Taking Off Pounds Sensibly" Holds Open House

The local chapter of TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly), a nonprofit weight-loss support group of 235,000 members worldwide, will hold a "TOPS Round-Up" open house on Thursday, January 31, 2002, at 7:00pm, at the Trinity Episcopal Church of More...

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