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Raise a Glass to McGuire’s On Main  Free Access 

Final Days Tick Down for Alehouse

A chalkboard sign greets customers as they enter Mc- Guire’s on Main, reading: “The End Is Near. More...

Scenes from Memorial Day 2014  Free Access 

Memorial Day 2014 drew hundreds of people to Cold Spring and Nelsonville to honor our nation's veterans, especially those local people who served. With slide show. More...

If a Tree Falls in Cold Spring: How Much Power Will New Board Have?

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

A “tree commission” and related ordinance are headed to the Village Board shortly, and some believe the panel is set to have far more power than was first envisioned when discussions began some months ago.  More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Broccoli: not a ‘Veggie’ (and EZ Broccoli that Kids Love)

Gardening GUSTO

I love vegetables. I don’t like “veggies.” That awful, demeaning nick-name destroys the dignity, awesomeness and desirability of one of nature’s greatest gifts to humans.  More...

West Point Band’s ‘Music Under the Stars’ Concert Series Is Set for 2014 Season

WEST POINT BAND

The West Point Band is proud to announce its annual “Music Under the Stars” concert series in the summer of 2014 at the beautiful Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point. These concerts are free and open to the public.   More...

All Together Now! Sing at St. Mary’s  Free Access 

Musicians Linda Richards, Michele and Rick Gedney, Raquel Vidal, Todd Giudice and Dar Williams are hosting All Together Now!, a sing-along Beatles night at St. More...

Community

Canopus Lake Revitalization Project Moving Ahead

Bathhouse & Entrance Renovated

Fahnestock State Park is on schedule with its Canopus Lake Revitalization Project, as the first phase has reached completion. More...

Trail Stewards Help Hordes of Hikers

breakneck ridge

The Trail Stewards of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference were met by nearly 3,000 hikers this weekend as they returned to Breakneck Ridge as part of an expanded program – approved after the overwhelming success of last August’s tria More...

Highland Garden Club Makes Village Brighter, One Flower Bed at a Time

The lovely ladies of the Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring spent a recent picture-perfect morning planting beautiful spring flowers around the village in preparation for the Memorial Day Parade and holiday.   More...

Attractions

20th Annual Turtle Walk

Seeking Snappers at Boscobel!

On Saturday, June 7, at 7:30 am Boscobel will host its 20th annual Snapping Turtle Walk. More...

Dinner With Washington and Hamilton

On Saturday, June 7, Mount Gulian Historic Site will hold its 19th Annual Historical Dinner, from 5 to 9 PM. The evening will include a colonial era inspired dinner and the presence of actors portraying George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. More...

Free Admission to Boscobel for Military

BOSCOBEL

Active duty military and their families can enjoy free admission at Boscobel House & Gardens from Memorial Day until Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Douglas Vance Bryde

Douglas Vance Bryde, of Mandeville, LA, died Monday, May 19, 2014. He was 66 years old. Mr. Bryde was born January 20, 1948, in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Douglas and Dorothy (Whalley) Bryde.  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...

For Sale

ANTIQUE SALE Every Sunday, 11 to 5. Assort. of furniture, reasonably priced farm tables. Cupboards, washstands, dresser & more. Tompkins Corners, Peekskill Hollow Rd, Putnam Valley. More...

Pets

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

Breaking News - 6/3/2014 12:03 PM

Sparks at Tree Advisory Committee  Free Access 

Cold Spring Tree Committee Member Dick Weissbrod verbally accosted a PCN&R staff reporter Monday evening before the group met, comparing him to Adolf Hitler and then Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. More...

The Little Red Chapel on Route 9D sold and slated to be dismantled  Free Access 

A video report on the fate of the Little Red Chapel; the current owner hopes it can be reassembled elsewhere. More...

Our Home Burned, But All Was Not Lost

A house fire on Main Street in Nelsonville last Thursday illustrated how quickly life can change in just one afternoon. The house at 269 Main Street is the home of Catherine and Rob Garnsey – our home.   More...

Remembering Those Who Served

Handheld flags waved to the sound of Haldane’s Marching Band and the wailing bagpipes of the Hudson Highlands Pipe Band, as the Memorial Day parade weaved through the streets of Cold Spring Monday morning. With slide show. More...

Putnam Valley Petitions Tainted by Fraud?

A Lake Peekskill woman faces charges of violating New York State Election Law as well as the state’s penal code in connection with nominating petitions filed last year for the Putnam Valley town election. More...

Civics and Politics

Fire Department’s Tanker Still Under Fire; Recycling Center Gets New Door

Spending, Oversight Still at Issue

A public hearing on Garrison Fire Department’s request for a 3,000 gallon, $309,500 tanker spurred significant debate before the Town Board last week over spending and oversight.  More...

Oliverio to Lead Democratic Ticket; Nominated Tuesday to Challenge Odell

Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio received the unanimous support of the Putnam Democratic Committee Tuesday night to seek the county executive’s position in November.  More...

Trustees Vote to Compel All Boards to Follow Open Meetings Law

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

Insurance proposals and a resolution for adopting the Open Meetings Law to cover all village boards were front and center at Tuesday night's Village Board meeting.   More...

Schools

Brainpower: Destination Imagination Team from Haldane Competes at Global Finals

This past week, Haldane Middle School’s state champion Destination Imagination team traveled to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville to participate in the world’s largest creative problem solving tournament: Destination Imagination Gl More...

Garrison School District Talks Technology & Testing

The Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education met last Wednesday night, hot on the heels of the previous day’s budget vote. More...

High Achievers

Commencements

... ANNA CHRISTINA JOHANTGEN, of Cold Spring and Garrison, earned her degree in Environmental Science Sc. B at Brown University  ... More...

Religious News

Unrest at Loretto Over New Mass Schedule

OUR LADY OF LORETTO

A new Mass schedule at Our Lady of Loretto, unveiled Sunday, has some parishioners up in arms. More...

Buddhists, Guests Celebrate Past and Future at 50th

A celebration of inheriting the past while inspiring the future attracted hundreds of people from across the United States to the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent Saturday as the Buddhist Association of the U.S. More...

Reform Synagogue Presents Music of the Jewish Soul, a Concert/Workshop

PHILIPSTOWN REFORM SYNAGOGUE

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue, co-hosted by the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands, will be bringing a special musical event to the Hudson Valley on Sunday, June 8th. Natasha Ulyanovsky on electronic keyboard and St. More...

Sports

Haldane Boys 4X400 Meter Team Wins Section 1 Title in Big Finish

For over four hours last Wednesday, Haldane's track team sprinted, jumped, tossed and cheered their way through a grueling Section 1 Class C Championship meet at Valhalla High School. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Call for Politeness

To the Editor:  More...

Not All Lakeland Taxpayers Are Equal

To the Editor:  I just received a mailing from State Senator Gipson about the great job he is doing in reducing taxes.   More...

Library Director Grateful at Vote

To the Editor:  On behalf of the Desmond- Fish Library's Board and all of us on the staff, thank you so much to everyone who came out to support the library in last week's referendum vote! More...

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