August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Inside Indian Point: A Special Report on Nuclear Facility  Free Access 

Public concerns about safety involving the Indian Point nuclear facility continue to be high in nearby communities, including Philipstown, as New York’s governor and many environmentalists want it shut down. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Patience and Impatiens (and Cast Iron Peach Crisp)

Gardening GUSTO

I saw a silly newspaper article last week in one of the New York City papers. It featured disgusted and dirt-covered people who had unsuccessfully tried gardening for the very first time. More...

Quartette Indigo: American Classics at Chapel

THE CHAPEL RESTORATION

Quartette Indigo, which Robert Palmer of The New York Times says delivers “more bite and panache than this listener has ever heard from a (jazz) string quartet,” will appear at The Chapel Restoration on Friday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble at St. Mary’s

ST. MARY IN THE HIGHLANDS EPISCOPAL CHURCH

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will continue their 2013 season with performances by their chamber orchestra on Saturday, August 31st, at 7 p.m. at St. More...

Community

289 Main Street Deli Is in Full Swing

Pali’s Deli on Main Street in Nelsonville was a longtime Cold Spring landmark. Aside from being a very successful vendor of the PCN&R, Pali’s offered delicious specials, including their famous Friday pulledpork sandwiches. More...

Local Cadettes Explore the Media

  Cadette troop 2502 visited The Hearst building in New York City this summer. The girls have been working on a Media Journey book. More...

Rappelling in Wales with People to People

David M. DeCaro, shown here rappelling on a castle wall in Wales, is a Haldane H.S. sophomore and son of David and Heather DeCaro. More...

Attractions

Big Band Swing, Sunset Picnic at Boscobel

Looking for a super summer send-off where all ages can enjoy quality time together surrounded by one of the most beautiful, breathtaking views in the Hudson Valley? More...

Robert Cutler Introduces the World to Its Own History, One Site at a Time

“Hello, my name is Ros Kosal. I’d like to thank you, first of all, for coming to the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, known to many as The Killing Fields. More...

Garden Club Sponsors Cox as Manitoga Intern

MANITOGA

Russell Cox, a senior at Haldane High School, has been doing a lot of physical work this summer on the four miles of walking trails at the Manitoga Design Center in Garrison. More...

Breaking News - 8/29/2013 3:07 PM

Haldane teacher charged with aggravated harassment

A 43-year old Haldane Elementary School teacher has been charged with aggravated harassment for allegedly sending threatening text messages to a Yorktown man. Yorktown Police reported the arrest Thursday of Christine Comerford of Yorktown in con More...

Mayor’s Stands Firm on Picks for Planning Board

Christmas Decorations on Main Nixed

The Cold Spring Village Board, in two meetings last week and again Tuesday night, clashed over Planning Board appointments. By the end of Tuesday night, Mayor J. Ralph Falloon stuck to his original choices. More...

School Opening Schedule

Garrison School First Day of School – Wed 9/4 Rosh Hashanah – No School – Thu 9/5 School in session – Fri 9/6 Haldane Schools First Day of School – Fri 9/6 Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Schools More...

Civics and Politics

Dahlia House, Documents, Occupy Board

Philipstown Town Board

The Philipstown Town Board discussed plans for the Dahlia House adjacent to Town Hall and the related matter of shredding superfluous Town documents that are threatening to overtake the municipal facility, during the board’s most recent worksho More...

Emergency Planning Is Focus of Local Task Force

The Cold Spring Emergency Preparedness Task Force met Monday night at the Village Hall in a continuing effort to help make residents more prepared for disasters. More...

Sample Ballots for the September 10 Primary Election

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Schools

More than Just Pencils and Notebooks  Free Access 

Most important school supplies are mental, emotional, & attitudinal

Tell Lauren Carner that you have a concern about your school-aged child and chances are she’s got advice you can use. More...

Dr. Fran Wills Likes What She Sees in Putnam Valley

Putnam Valley Schools

Putnam Valley Interim Superintendent Dr. Fran Wills has hit the ground running and the veteran school administrator likes what she sees.   More...

School Bus Transportation Schedules & Routes  Free Access 

Haldane & Garrison listings

Need to check the School Bus Routes, last minute? Go to pcnr.com; your source for Philipstown Information. More...

Religious News

Synagogue to Welcome ‘Days of Awe’

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE

While many of us are focused on the beginning of a new academic year, and all of the activity that means for our own children or those of our neighbors, observant Jews are preparing to welcome a new year. More...

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. Leslie Mott, Pastor presbychurchcoldspring.org email: 1presbyterian@gmail.com 10am August   More...

Sports

Rolling Out a Dream: Turf Installed for Field Project

Haldane’s $2 million field project took a huge and visible step forward this week, as workers rolled out and secured the artificial turf as the project steams toward completion. More...

Soccer Seniors Look To Go Out On A High Note

Girls' soccer team looks to keep recent success going

It’s been a long time since one of Haldane’s squads has been as loaded with seniors as this year’s girls varsity soccer team. More...

PHILIPSTOWN RECREATION DEPARTMENT NEWS

Phone: 424-4618 Fax: 424- 4686. Website: philipstownrecreation.com F.I.S.H. Phone: 424-4669. For your convenience registration forms are available at the Philipstown Town Clerk’s Office. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Donald J. ‘Mac’ McGrath

Donald J. “Mac” McGrath, a lifelong local area resident, died at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Peekskill on Thursday, August 22, 2013. He was 82.   Son of the late Thomas J. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Misc

Town of Philipstown’s E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 845-265-3329   More...

For Sale

back to schol UGG® Classic Tall boots size 9 black. Brand new in box w/ gift receipt from Lord & Taylor. $175. Call 845-265-2866   More...

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