October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Rallies to Stop Heroin Deaths  Free Access 

The poster on an easel at the front of the room said it all, in stark black and white. The number “7” and then seven dates. More...

Military Veteran to Challenge Maloney for Congress

The 2016 elections are more than a year away yet a Poughkeepsie woman and graduate of West Point announced Tuesday her intention to challenge Representative Sean Patrick Maloney for the 18th Congressional District seat.  Sakima Brown hopes to ru More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Start Now! Get Ready to Make Maple Syrup (and Polly’s Heavenly Hudson Valley Maple Fudge)  Free Access 

Gardening GUSTO

Last March, my colleague and I made a road trip up the Taconic to visit Madava Farm and see how Crown Maple syrup is made commercially, sustainably and organically here in the Hudson Valley. More...

Jazz Saxophonist Rob Scheps Collaborates On New Album  Free Access 

Jazz saxophonist Rob Scheps, who frequently performs in Cold Spring, has collaborated on a new jazz CD featuring top of the line artists who have decades of experience among them. More...

Gino Vannelli Ticket Contest  Free Access 

Paramount Hudson Valley

Once again, the Paramount Hudson Valley and the PCNR are sponsoring a free ticket contest to Gino Vannelli’s performance at the Paramount on October 23rd at 8pm. The first 20 people to email this reporter at Reporter@PCNR. More...

Community

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 10:59 AM

Westchester Woman Charged With Grand Larceny In Garrison  Free Access 

A northern Westchester woman is facing four years in a state penitentiary for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 while employed this past summer at the Garrison Golf Club. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest Monday of Meghan Gilbert, 2 More...

Iconic Don Nice Painting Now on Display at West Point  Free Access 

The West Point Museum has received via donation an oil on canvas painting titled "Cadet" from Garrison artist Don Nice. More...

Tourism Bureau Comes Under Attack

Putnam County’s Tourism Bureau came under attack Tuesday evening when members of the county Legislature’s Economic Development Committee reviewed the agency’s requested budget for 2016.  More...

Attractions

Tranquility for the Senses at Wicked Wick

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Soft light, singing chimes, and sweet scents will please your senses as soon as you set foot into Wicked Wick, a brand new candle and gift shop at the Cold Spring Emporium. More...

‘Fire and Ice’ Concert at Chapel Restoration

The Chapel Restoration presents a medley of the most beautiful art songs from Argentina, Iceland and Ukraine, with several from Brahms, at The Chapel Restoration on Sunday, October 18, at 4. Admission is free. More...

Sports

Haldane Volleyball Improves To 14-1

Lady Blue Devils cruise to wins over Pawling and North Salem

The Haldane volleyball team swept home-standing Pawling and blitzed visiting North Salem to improve their gaudy record to 14-1. More...

Philipstown Arsenal Wins Beekman Cup with Teamwork and Dynamic Defense

The Philipstown Boys’ U11 Arsenal soccer team traveled to Beekman Sunday to compete in the 2015 Barton Orchards Beekman Cup. More...

Hawks Fall to Pleasantville, But Beat Tuckahoe

Pleasantville -- The 3rd/4th grade Hawks suffered a 23-14 road loss against Pleasantville Panthers White that had all the emotion of a Friday Night Lights TV drama but there were also flashes of Men Behaving Badly from the less-than- Pleasant hometow More...

Breaking News - 10/27/2015 11:16 AM

Anger over expressed over retiree health insurance contributions  Free Access 

There was standing room only on Monday evening at the historic Putnam Courthouse when more than 150 men and women packed the chamber as the county Legislature conducted a public hearing on the 2016 Putnam budget.  More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2015 6:18 PM

Cyclist Seriously Injured on Route 9  Free Access 

A serious accident Tuesday evening between a motorcycle and a tractor trailer near the Garrison Firehouse resulted in Route 9 being closed. A host of fire, ambulance and police agencies, as well as a medivac chopper, responded to the call. More...

Big Money At Stake As Town Reviews $9.6 Million Budget

Philipstown is gearing up for its 2016 budget, the tedious but sometimes explosive work of figuring how much to spend and on what, and what not to spend or cut out. More...

Civics and Politics

Focus On: Philipstown Candidates  Free Access 

There’s a side to the Philipstown candidates that few get to see during election season. More...

Scuccimarra Announces Drainage Completed

Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra scored a victory for Philipstown when Putnam County helped the Village of Cold Spring complete a portion of the drainage project on Route 9D near Craigside Drive. More...

Scenic Hudson Seeks Fjord Trail Signage

Village of Cold Spring

The Village of Cold Spring again addressed Fjord Trail signage Tuesday evening, as well as appointed a Building Inspector clerk to aid Inspector Bill Bujarski. More...

Schools

STEM Offers New Initiatives in Putnam Valley

Forty-nine sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in Putnam Valley High School relish coming to class at 8 o’clock each morning.  Despite the early hour, students quickly become involved in their studies under the supervision of STEM tea More...

Test Assessments & Forest Fridays

Principal John Griffiths kicked off the Garrison Board of Education meeting with a presentation on the NYS State Assessment, or how Garrison students are doing compared to other students. More...

Religious News

Jazz Vespers Kicks Off a New Season

On Saturday, October 17, at 5:30 PM, the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy Street in Cold Spring, will present the first Jazz Vespers of the 2015- 2016 season. More...

Loretto Prayer Gathering

Parishioners of Our Lady of Loretto church gathered in the Marion garden to pray the rosary for world peace and the attacks against humanity over the weekend. More...

Religious Services

OUR LADY OF LORETTO CATHOLIC CHURCH 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-3718 lorettochurch@gmail.com ourladyoflorettocs.com Pastor: Fr. Thomas P. More...

Perspectives

Fighting Against Drugs Together  Free Access 

Editor’s Note: In last week’s issue, we published a Perspective from Allan and Diane Harris of Garrison, recounting their ultimately unsuccessful efforts to save their son Matthew from heroin addiction. More...

Letters to the Editor

Boscobel & Its Wedding Noise

To the Editor,  I was surprised to read in your September 30 issue, in an article about the noise level from the Boscobel weddings, that Steven Miller, Executive Director of Boscobel, said “The noise that seems to be coming from Boscobel c More...

Passion & Vision for Philipstown from This Team

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Scuccimarra Tenacious on Butterfield

Dear Editor:  As the former Legislator for District 1, I must commend Barbara Scuccimarra for great work in deliberations over the Butterfield Senior Center. 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 BARN SALE 7’ table made of reclaimed wood, plus old cupboards, benches, lots of small country items. Every Sunday 11 to 5:00 or by appointment at Tompkins Corners, Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 845-225-6068   More...

Situations Wanted

Situation wanted I am seeking a live-in caretaker position, maint, security duties, etc. in exchange for apt. or small cottage. More...

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