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Breaking News - 7/8/2014 4:02 PM

Police seek ID of bound woman found floating in Hudson

The query into the body of a woman found floating in the Hudson River midway between Garrison and Highland Falls a week ago, her feet bound, is continuing.  More...

Hands Across the Water at Constitution Island Gala

On Saturday, June 28, West Pointers and East Bankers met mid-Hudson River on Constitution Island to celebrate the 10th Annual Constitution Island Association’s Seafood Gala. More...

PCN&R's 2014 Scholarship Essay Winners  Free Access 

The winning essays from students selected for PCNR and Courier scholarships. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

First in a Series: Tasty Old-fashioned Herbs: Chervil (and Deviled Eggs with Chervil)

Gardening GUSTO

The herb selection in most grocery stores has gotten very dull. The “fresh” herb bunches are puny and expensive, there are very few choices and, the herbs are usually wilted. The dried herb racks are even sadder. More...

Paramount Hudson Valley Honored on 84th Anniversary

For 84 years, excellence in entertainment has thrived in Peekskill’s Paramount Theater. In recognition of its success and longevity, the Westchester County landmark celebrated its anniversary among fame, fans, and friends on Friday evening. More...

Film Series at Dockside Park Kicks Off

School is out and summer has begun! The Cold Spring Film Society’s annual Summer Film Series at Dockside Park kicked off Saturday night with Steven Spielberg’s 1982 classic E.T. The Extra- Terrestrial.  More...

Community

USS Slater Voyages Past Garrison, Cold Spring on Its Way Home

WITH VIDEO. Cold Spring’s riverfront was packed to the brim with adults and children alike awaiting the arrival of the USS Slater Monday afternoon. Some even followed the historic ship in their own boats. More...

Cambodian War Atrocity Survivors Reopen Route 9 Businesses  Free Access 

Six Buddhist Monks sat cross-legged on the floor, chanting prayers, as a full room of family and friends bowed solemnly. Kneeling in the center of the room, were the house’s owners, Chanthou Occur and Sokhara Kim. More...

Memorial Tourney for Christopher Hustis is a Swish; Friends & Family Remember

The last time I saw Chris Hustis was at our typical yearly Saint Patrick’s Day haunt in 2012. More...

Perspectives

Winston’s Declaration

Seventy years ago, the landing of Allied soldiers continued on Normandy’s beaches – four weeks after the initial D-Day landings on the French coast. More...

Letters to the Editor

Praise for Animal Hospital of Cold Spring

To the Editor,  How many times have I thought that it is maddeningly inconvenient living in such a small village, away from cultural stimulation in the city? More...

A Special Thank You

To residents of Philipstown,  Randy and I wanted to say a heartfelt thank you following our wedding. To our neighbors and folks in Cold Spring, we appreciate your understanding and patience.  More...

Tree Advisory Committee Purpose

To the Editor:  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 Rent

COLD SPRING 1 BDRM APT Efficiency kit/living area, separate bedroom. Full bath. $950/mo everything included. Plenty of parking. Also, Spacious 2 BDR. avail. 845-809-5557   More...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ Seeking P/T server and light kitchen help Call 845-809-5557   More...

Breaking News - 7/5/2014 7:21 PM

Favorable ending to report of another bridge suicide

Saturday saw a happy ending to a reported suicide from the Bear Mountain Bridge. Police and fire department personnel searched the waters of the Hudson River in the vicinity of the bridge Saturday following a report of someone jumping. Continental More...

Breaking News - 7/5/2014 7:08 AM

Cold Spring Celebrates July 4th; Parade Slideshow Inside  Free Access 

Fireworks cap off the evening

It was a soggy but spirited beginning to the July 4th weekend on Friday, and skies had cleared by the time July 4th fireworks, sponsored by the PCNR, went off at Dockside. More...

Haldane Board of Education Meeting Tuesday Night

The Haldane Board of Education will hold its Annual Reorganization Meeting on Tuesday, July 8th at 7:00pm in the Board Room of the Merritt Bldg. More...

Commitments to Philipstown Seniors Renewed on Butterfield  Free Access 

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Realtors Looking for Summer Sizzle

With summer in full swing, real estate agencies in Cold Spring and Garrison are hoping for a jump in the market.  There is some reason for optimism: The National Association of Realtors’ gauge of pending home sales jumped in May, up by 6.1 More...

Civics and Politics

Village to Accept Zoning Grant; State Relents on Conditions

The Village of Cold Spring is now on track to gain a $75,000 grant to update its zoning codes, without any strings attached. More...

Some Call for Hawkins to Return Ailing Tree

Should Trustee Stephanie Hawkins have used village employees to deliver what she calls a “sick tree” to her house so she could look after it? More...

Philipstown Unanimously Votes to Take Land for Bridge Repairs

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

The Philipstown Town Board sought eminent domain for the Indian Brook Road Bridge property on June 25. More...

Schools

St. Philip’s Nursery School Commencement

On Thursday, June 19th, eight 4-year old “Ducks” celebrated their accomplishments at a ceremony at St. Philip’s Nursery School surrounded by family and friends. Guest speakers were the Rev. Francis Geer, Rector, of St. More...

Thorpe to Resign; Faculty Contract Settled

HALDANE BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Haldane Board of Education held a special meeting on June 26 to ratify a new contract with faculty, one that allows for the restoration of contemplated cutbacks. More...

Garrison Union Free School 8th Grade Graduates 30

Garrison Union Free School wished congratulations and good luck to its graduating 8th graders at Commencement Wednesday evening. More...

Religious News

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm; Sat morning Shabbat svcs, 9:30am. Check website for religious school, services, events info.   More...

Attractions

Summer Fun at Bannerman’s Island

Bannerman’s Island is offering many fun filled activities for the summer:   Special Summer Events -  More...

Sports

Wild World Cup a Good Watch

Coaches identify their favorites

This year's soccer World Cup has been a surprise, to say the least. The tournament has already said goodbye to the #1 (Spain) and #4 (Portugal) ranked teams in the world, thanks to underwhelming performances by each in the group stage.  More...

Run in the Roaring Brook Lake 5K August 31

The fifth Roaring Brook Lake 5K run/walk will be held in Putnam Valley on Sunday, Aug. 31. More...

Hiker Rescued from Breackneck Mountain

A New York City man is lucky to be alive after falling down a 20-foot rock ledge while hiking along the White Trail at Breakneck Mountain in Philipstown.  State Police identified the victim last Wednesday as David Trower, 67, of Manhattan.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert F. Sunday

Robert F. Sunday, age 71 of Sheridan, Wyoming, formerly of Cold Spring, died on, June 12, 2014, after a long illness. Born in Cold Spring on July 4, 1942, he was the son of the late Samuel J. and Mary (LeMon) Sunday, Sr.  More...

Eliott Dranoff

The man who loved and lived well, innovative entrepreneur Eliott Dranoff, of Manhattan and Garrison, as well as Sao Paulo, Brazil, died peacefully on June 27 in his 87th year.  Eliott was on the Board of the Philipstown Reform Synagogue, and an More...

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