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Breaking News - 11/12/2014 10:29 PM

Man accused of cutting phone lines at Sheriff’s sub-station

A Nelsonville man faces felony charges of criminal mischief for allegedly cutting the utility lines that bring phone and internet service to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department substation. More...

Mass & Scale of Garden Street Addition Surprise Historic Board

HISTORIC DISTRICT REVIEW BOARD

The Historic District Review Board held a workshop last Wednesday night to discuss a proposed addition to 19 Garden St., owned by Christopher and Jennifer Daly. Ms. Daly is a member of the Haldane School Board. More...

Fighting For Those Who Fought For Us  Free Access 

When war veterans come home from serving their country and find their whole world turned upside down, heading back and forth to VA hospitals, Anthony “Tony” Stronconi invites them to his home. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

After Daylight Savings Time Ends: (and Longhaul Farm Hard Cider Spare Ribs)  Free Access 

Gardening GUSTO

During the first week of November, it has long been my tradition to write something on the theme of “after the frost.” Not this year! As of today, Friday November 7th, Jack Frost has not paid us a visit. More...

Doug Ferony Band at the Depot Theatre Saturday

PHILIPSTOWN DEPOT THEATRE

This Saturday at 7 pm Doug Ferony and his orchestra will be raising the roof in a concert called "The Fall Show."   The show will feature all the traditional songs along with a few holiday classics to usher in the season, including, "Let it Snow More...

Live Music Calendar

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14  10pm The Lost Soulz Band at The Hudson Room, 23 S Division St Peekskill  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15  8:00-10:30 pm-Joe Nott Band at Bean Runner Cafe, Peekskill  SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16  More...

Community

Cold Spring Food Pantry Provides Food and Love  Free Access 

Sadly, with the state of the economy and the high cost of living, many area families are having to cut back even on essentials like food. Many people are struggling with the very basic necessities of life. More...

Toys for Tots Campaign Begins  Free Access 

The Toys for Tots campaign has kicked off again in Philipstown. Former Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips, himself a former Marine, stands with one of the donation boxes outside the PCNR this week. More...

Focus On Philipstown: Father Joe DiMauro  Free Access 

I first met Father Joe DiMauro through my co-worker Lynn Duffy, who runs the Advertising Department for the PCNR. More...

Letters to the Editor

Testimony for Maloney

To the Editor,  Now that the misleading and negative discourse that too often characterizes political campaigns has diminished, I would like to offer a bit of a personal and positive testimony to the exemplary job that Congressman Sean Patrick M More...

Births

Olivia Grace Preusser

Olivia Grace Preusser was born October 30, 2014, to parents Kelly and Edward Preusser of Garrison.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Louise Schatzle

Louise Schatzle, an elementary art teacher in the Haldane and Wappingers Central school districts, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014. She was 86.   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   More...

For Rent

APARTMENTS FOR RENT 2 Unique Apts. on Main St. 1 blk from RR. 2 BDR, Pvt. Entr. $1450/mo, 2 BDR Duplex, 12’ ceilings $1850/mo M-F 9-5 914-761-8880x11   More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2014 2:11 PM

Nelsonville youth charged with Haldane High School arson

A 17-year-old Nelsonville youth is facing a year’s incarceration in the county jail for allegedly setting a garbage can on fire inside a locker room at Haldane High School. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest Tuesday of the youth, who w More...

Breaking News - 11/16/2014 9:39 PM

Haldane soccer wins state championship!

Allie Monteleone's goal with 26 minutes remaining, and some stout Lady Blue Devil defending propelled the Haldane girls soccer team to the first state championship in program history Sunday at SUNY Cortland. More...

Butterfield Showdown Rocks Village Meeting

BUTTERFIELD

The scene in Village Hall on Monday night could have been a repeat of the spring village election: The same players, the same issues, and the same small contingent that says Butterfield's "mass and scale" are far too large to approve.  More...

Cuomo Criticized on Vets Day

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was criticized Tuesday for vetoing legislation that would have authorized state pension credits for peacetime military service.  The legislation, authored by Sen. More...

Civics and Politics

Garrison Volunteer Fire Company Still Under Fire with Budget

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

Philipstown held its budget public hearing last week, and while officials say they have every intention of staying under the 1.56% cap, Garrison Volunteer Fire Company is still taking some grief, and its 2015 budget has yet to be finalized. More...

Wind Turbine Code Still In the Works

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

Philipstown’s wind turbine code is moving forward, and was discussed at the Town’s monthly meeting Nov. 6. More...

Hawkins Protests on Butterfield Talks

COLD SPRING PLANNING BOARD

Butterfield and a new plan for the old Impellittiere garage on Fair Street consumed the Planning Board during its session Thursday night. More...

Schools

School Students Honor Veterans

With school closed Tuesday for Veterans Day, Garrison school honored service men and women early. Friday morning, the entire school assembled outside the school, with each student holding a white flag they had decorated.  More...

Garrison Holds Special Business Meeting

GARRISON SCHOOL BOARD

The Garrison School Board met early Monday morning before class began, to deal with a number of timesensitive business matters. One such matter was replacing a school van. More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils Going Back to Final Four

Haldane girls' soccer, volleyball punch tickets to state semifinals

Start the buses. Haldane will once again send off two teams to the New York State semifinals this weekend, as both the volleyball and girls' soccer teams earned regional championships and advanced to the state final four.  More...

Farrell Medals at State Cross Country Championships

The Haldane cross country teams, fresh off their victories in the sectional championships, represented Section 1 in the New York state Class D championships up in Canton, near the Canadian border.  More...

Haldane Football Falls to Tuckahoe in Sectional Final

On the opening kickoff, Haldane's Matt Balducci hauled in a short Tuckahoe kick and returned it into Tigers' territory. It was the perfect start. More...

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