September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

One Family’s Love of All Things Great & Small at Hot to Trot Stables

Past Route 9 and east on Route 301, just across from Glynwood Farms, the sign on the right says “Yodice” and several majestic horses grazed just beyond the gate; this is the home of Hot to Trot Stables.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Pesto Change-O! (with Gooey Potato and Bean Pesto AND Delectable Dessert Pesto)

Gardening GUSTO

You know this is true: Basil is best when it comes straight from the garden. Grocery store basil is largely hydroponically grown and that’s why it tends to taste watery. More...

A Classical Trio at the Chapel

The Chapel Restoration

A classical trio, with clarinet for an interesting change, will feature a program of Bach, Bruch and Khachaturian at The Chapel Restoration on Sunday, September 15, at 4. This Sunday Music Series concert is free.  More...

Sunset Reading Series Returns to the Chapel

The Sunset Reading Series returns on Sunday, September 8th, with Joan Silber and Lily Tuck. Both women are two of the most celebrated contemporary writers working today. More...

Community

New Patrol Boat Launched on Hudson

A new 24-foot patrol boat has been launched in the Hudson River thanks to the efforts of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. More...

Bionutrient Crop Production at the Library

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

Join the Bionutrient Food Association for a free introductory lecture on Bionutrient Rich Crop Production on Tuesday, September 10, 6:30 p.m. at the Desmond-Fish Library, in Garrison. More...

Frozenberry Going Out of Business

On Tuesday, I walked over to the Frozenberry store on Main Street to get a cup of delicious yogurt, only to find signs in the front and side windows that said the store was for lease. More...

Attractions

‘The Farm Project’ Opens Again in Garrison

Collaborative Concepts, a not-for-profit arts organization, has curated more than 40 exhibitions in galleries and outdoor settings in the Hudson Valley, and the latest opened this past Saturday. More...

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market Community Dinner

The fun and affordable Cold Spring Farmers’ Market (CSFM) Community Dinner will be on Wednesday, September 11th, at 7 pm at The Garrison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Buggy Bollards

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Food Allergy Awareness

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Regarding the Blue Devils

To the Editor:  While I commend Mrs. Garnsey (Letters, Aug. 28) on her moral standards as regards the children at Haldane, I cannot help but reply.  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

mixed hardwod firewod for sale. Nice, well seasoned, split, $200 per measured full cord including delivery. It’ll be heating season before you know it! Stacking is available for additional fee. More...

Breaking News - 9/11/2013 1:52 AM

Smith Takes It All in Primary

Appears to win Republican, Conservative, Independence

The race for Putnam sheriff was all but decided on Primary night. More...

Post Office Gets 90-Day Reprieve at Foodtown

According to Cold Spring Mayor J. Ralph Falloon, the Cold Spring Post Office received a three-month extension to its lease at the Foodtown Plaza at the 11th hour.   More...

History Museum to Honor Gordon Family, Judge Preska  Free Access 

On September 22 at its annual gala, The Putnam History Museum will celebrate the contributions of one individual and one family to the vibrant history and continued growth of the Philipstown community. More...

CIA Grant Approved, or Not?

Murky response by state leaves doubts

The PCN&R recently inquired to Empire State Development Corp. (ESD), to ask if they had made a final decision on a grant for the Constitution Island Association to buy a building at 107-109 Main Street to house an Education Center.   More...

Civics and Politics

Philipstown Schedules Friday Morning Board Session

Special Town Board MeetingSeptember 6, 2013             9:00 A.M.          Town HallAGENDA More...

Maloney Opposes Ground War in Middle East

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is vehemently opposed to the U.S. becoming involved in a ground war in the Middle East, but is awaiting more details before deciding whether to support President Obama on a more limited military strike. More...

Philipstown’s Boiler Blues May Soon Be Over

The Town Board of Philipstown met last week at the Town Hall and discussed boiler work at the Rec Center. More...

Schools

August Board Meeting Draws a Crowd

Big meeting, small room for Garrison School

The Garrison School Board met in a small, but air-conditioned conference room on a muggy Wednesday last week, packing in a significant (for Garrison) audience of parents and children, as well as a new second grade teacher. More...

Haldane Says ‘Welcome to School!’

Above: Haldane School Foundation members and new kindergartners Dominik Kulan, Zane DelPozo, Eleanor Chew and Maxwell Sanders. Below: A student enjoying an ice pop. More...

Putnam Valley Board Gears Up for School

The Putnam Valley School Board convened a business meeting on Thursday to take care of a long list of late-summer tasks including appointments, approving various contracts and agreements, and taking various personnel actions. More...

Religious News

Remembering 9/11 Across County: Ceremonies Set for Garrison, Carmel & Putnam Valley

The tradition will continue in Carmel and Putnam Valley on September 11, and Garrison Sept. 8. More...

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. More...

Sports

Putnam Valley Soccer Facility Hosts Program for Special Needs Kids

S.O.C.C.E.RShared Organization for Challenged Children Enabling them the Respect to PlayChiara Calov, 13, is a student at St Augustine Catholic School in Ossining. More...

It’s Game Time

Haldane teams open season before opening bell even rings

With workers putting the finishing touches on Haldane’s new athletic field, the fall 2013 schedule gets underway this week. Both soccer teams, and the Lady Blue Devils tennis team, see their first action before school actually begins on Friday. More...

Jordan Panthen Has a Super Summer

Jordan Panthen of Cold Spring completed two astounding achievements this past summer: He earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 180 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and won the gold belt in the 165 lbs middle weight division for the 17- and 18-year-old gr More...

Births

Diarmüid Robert Cotter

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Cotter of Cold Spring joyfully announce the birth of their son Diarmüid Robert Cotter, born August 19th at 1:16 pm, 8 pounds 4 ounces, 20.5 inches long, at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Terence ‘Terry’ Leaves

Terence Edwards “Terry” Leaves died in his sleep on August 25 at his home in Cold Spring.   He was thirty-eight years old.  More...

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