September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor Falloon Named Firefighter of the Year

Cold Spring Mayor J. Ralph Falloon wears a number of hats these days and one of them has garnered him recognition as Putnam’s Firefighter of the Year.  More...

Snake Hill, Post Office, Wind Turbine & More

Philipstown Town Board

The September Philipstown Board meeting, held later than usual, on the 12th of the month, was packed with information, a fair amount of confusion, and an impromptu introduction to a Town Board candidate:   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Falling (and Very Easy Bread and Butter Pickles)

Gardening GUSTO

Summer is falling away. It is misty in early morning, and our lazy, silvery sunrises have shifted a bit. Likewise, sunsets and twilights are more golden than last month. Here and there, a swamp maple or winged euonymus has touches of red.   More...

Amanda Epstein Watercolors at Library

Desmond-Fish Library

Award winning Hudson River Valley artist Amanda Epstein will share her travels to Italy, Spain, France, Hawaii, New England and the Hudson River Valley in an exhibit of her watercolors at the Desmond- Fish Library in Garrison. More...

Cold Spring ‘Strut Your Pup’ on Tap

Join the parade of dogs and lions at “Strut Your Pup,” a dog and family walk to benefit “Heeling Autism,” a Guiding Eyes program providing safety and companionship to children with autism. More...

Community

Talk of our Town

Happy Autumn! The seasons change officially on Saturday night. While the summer will soon be a memory, there is plenty of wonderful fall activity ahead of us.  More...

Tick Borne Illnesses Take Spotlight  Free Access 

Lyme disease Stunningly, recent research reports suggests than only about one in ten Lyme disease cases are being reported. More...

A Fresh Look for Munder Skiles

Munder Skiles Garden Furniture showroom on Route 9D and Snake Hill Road is sporting a sleek new sign. More...

Attractions

The Historic Half Moon Plies the Hudson  Free Access 

At noon Thursday, the Half Moon will dock in Albany, much as it did in 1609, when Henry Hudson explored the great river. More...

Experience ‘Godspell’ at Bannerman Castle

Don’t miss Newburgh’s premier theatrical group, Just Off Broadway’s encore performance of “Godspell” performed on Bannerman Island on September 21 to benefit the stabilization of the Tower. More...

Learn About Coyotes in Philipstown

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust announce a series of three nature programs that bring the Museum’s expertise to Hubbard Lodge in Cold Spring. Hubbard Lodge is on Rte. More...

Letters to the Editor

Time for A Senior Center At Butterfield

To the Editor:  After receiving the prestigious 2013 Bradley Prize in June, Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Roger Ailes, a Garrison homeowner, announced he would not only donate his $250,000 prize money toward a new senior center but that his fami More...

Food Concerns

To the Editor:  More...

Likes Leonard

To the Editor:  More...

Breaking News - 9/22/2013 4:12 PM

I-84 West Open Again  Free Access 

New bridge is slid into place

Forecasts that traffic throughout eastern Putnam County would become a nightmare when Interstate 84 was closed for bridge replacement work in Southeast never materialized. More...

Village Speeds Passage of Formula Business Ban

Village of Cold Spring

A Cold Spring Board resolution to ban formula businesses and drive-through windows in the Village of Cold Spring passed Monday night by a vote of 3-0. Trustees Bruce Campbell and Chuck Hustis were not in attendance to vote on the ban. More...

Restoring The Lodge at Walter Hoving Home  Free Access 

Elizabeth Ailes of Garrison is best known in Putnam County for publishing the papers of record, the PCN&R and the Putnam County Courier, for being married to media executive Roger Ailes and as mother to 13-year-old Zachary. More...

Burglaries at Garrison’s Landing

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a string of break-ins on Garrison’s Landing. More...

Civics and Politics

Nelsonville Meets, Reviews Flagpole Plan

The Village of Nelsonville held their monthly meeting Monday night. Village clerk Pauline Minners was not present, but Mayor Tom Corless welcomed Peter Tomann back to the board. More...

Judge Sweeny Recognized for Community Service

Putnam County Senior Judge John Sweeny was recognized Friday night for a lifetime of service to residents of Putnam County and New York state. More...

Brewster Firm Named Village Counsel

Cold Spring Village Board

At a special Village Board meeting last Wednesday evening, the Board of Trustees named a new law firm, Hogan and Rossi of Brewster, to replace current village counsel Steve Gaba. Gaba is with Drake, Loeb, Heller, Kennedy, Gogerty, Gaba & Rodd. More...

Schools

Testing 1-2-3: What Do Lower Scores Really Mean?  Free Access 

Setting the Stage News outlets and education sites have been abuzz ever since the summer release of the most recent round of New York State test results. More...

High Fives at Haldane

Haldane School Board

Tuesday’s Haldane School Board meeting was a festive event—with a packed house, abundant good news, and even tasty refreshments.   More...

Haldane Fall Ball Focuses on Technology

Haldane School Foundation

The Haldane School Foundation will hold a live “Kickstarter” event at its 2013 Fall Ball on September 28th at Bear Mountain Inn. More...

Religious News

Getting to Know Fr. Thomas Kiely

Fr. Thomas P. Kiely, 58, the pastor of Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring as of August 1, seems to be settling in at the rectory on Fair Street and adjusting to life as the new spiritual leader of some 1,000 Catholic families in Philipstown. More...

Jazz Vespers Series Kicks Off

First Presbyterian Church

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown will kick off its Jazz Vespers Series on Saturday, September 21 at 5:30 PM with Sheila Jordan, vocalist and winner of the 2012 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award. More...

Religious Services

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

Sports

Haldane’s new home makes a stunning debut

Gone are the rocks and dandelions that pocked the playing surface. The southeast corner of the end zone no longer goes up a hill. The rickety old bleachers have finally been replaced. More...

Blue Devils Fall to Woodlands in Opener

Girls’ soccer downs Poughkeepsie, boys split

Haldane knew coming into Sunday’s opener that Woodlands, the defending Section 1 Class C champs, was a tough draw. The Falcons return stars Tyrone Thigpen and Tyrone Barber, and are favored to repeat this year. More...

Mitey and Tiny Mite Hawks Sin, Seek Forgiveness

This past Saturday was Yom Kippur, that torturous time of year when Jews seek forgiveness for their sins through 25 hours of prayer and starvation.   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...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com  Condo for sale Cold Spring village 2br 1 1/2 ba. More...

Tag Sales

TAG SALE for the Clas of 2014! Saturday, September 21st (rain date 9/22) 9am-5pm 59 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring. Help send the Haldane Senior Class to work for Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans! Good deals for good deeds!  More...

Weekly Poll

Were you in favor of Philipstown's Equal Protection Resolution?
Click below for our Digital Version of the PCN&R
2013-09-18 digital edition