January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Maloney Talks on Syria, Vets, Local Issues  Free Access 

U.S. Congress , 18th District

Two-term Congressman and Philipstown resident Sean Patrick Maloney, who represents New York’s 18th District, stopped by the PCNR Friday to talk about issues facing the nation, including the Syrian refugee situation. More...

Rope Rescue Team in the Works

Putnam County will be creating its first rope rescue team before the end of the year in partnership with Westchester County.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

A Few Thoughts for a Snowy Day (with Short Ribs and Cheese Grits)

Gardening GUSTO

Slow snow Some snow Seed catalogs* Snowing, blowing Shovel steps Sweep car More...

Depot Theatre Gets a Facelift

Most everyone would agree that the Philipstown Depot Theatre is one of the jewels along the Hudson River in Garrison. The charming theater at the Landing is renowned for offering world class talent locally. More...

Second Annual Classical Music Series Set

Depot Theatre

The Philipstown Depot Theatre, located at Garrison’s Landing, will open its Second Annual Classical Music Series, with a thrilling Master Class with Gerald Martin Moore. The event will take place on Sunday February 7, starting at 4:00 pm. More...

Community

Firepower Made in Cold Spring

Last week, the PCNR looked back at the West Point Foundry's office building. This week, we'll take a look at one of the products that made the Foundry so great.  More...

Don MacDonald Mourned & Celebrated

Don H. MacDonald, the longtime PCNR columnist and historian for the Village of Cold Spring and Town of Philipstown, was mourned Thursday inside the church he attended for decades, the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in the-Highlands in Cold Spring. More...

New Details on Constitution Island Projects Outlined

As we reported last week, the Constitution Island Association announced that the Island’s long awaited visitor center will soon become a reality, and the long shuttered   Warner House will finally be restored.  More...

Attractions

Learn How To Raise Solitary Bees

Philipstown Garden Club

Have you seen a bumblebee in your garden? If you answered yes, you have seen a solitary bee.   More...

Free Family Movie Night By Knights of Columbus  Free Access 

On Friday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 pm in Fr. McSweeney Hall in Our Lady of Loretto Church, the Knights of Columbus will be showing "The Karate Kid" as part of their Family Movie Night program. More...

Winter Traditions Come Alive at Carnival

The winter weather is finally here – but don’t just sit on the couch watching Netflix. 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 HOUSE Excellent condition. 5 spacious rooms. Finished basement, oak floors, large stone fireplace, D/W, W/D, A/C, wood deck, on 2 acres. 1 mi. to train. No Smokers, Cat ok. $2,250. 845-264-4525   More...

Pets

FOR SALE LOVE CATS? Hate to clean house? Invest in a Rex kitten, non-shedding, hypoallergenic, loyal to their litter box, great lap warmers. Health guarantee for 1st year. Mary (917) 468-5046.   More...

Breaking News - 1/29/2016 3:25 PM

Zika health advisory issued by Putnam Health Department  Free Access 

The Putnam Health Department Friday issued an advisory for those traveling to Central or South America as well as the Caribbean Islands, Mexico and Brazil due to an epidemic of the Zika virus.   More...

Remembering The Parsonage Street Twenty-One  Free Access 

A True Tale of Small Town Boys At War

Of the over 16 million Americans who served in W.W. II, about 550 hailed from Cold Spring. Within this close-knit community, one single street provided a great many heroes. Twenty-one men, all from Parsonage Street in Cold Spring, fought in the war. More...

Boat Club: What Is That Thing?

The new, huge metal structure on the Boat Club property by the Hudson River has tongues wagging across town. Amphitheater? Luxurious new boat club? Ice rink?  More...

Grim State of Affairs on Jobs Front

Putnam Losses Worse Than Binghamton, Ithaca

Another indicator that the economy in Putnam County is far from rosy was reported last week when the New York State Department of Labor released its annual private sector employment report for 2015.   More...

Civics and Politics

Senior Center Construction to Start Later Than Expected  Free Access 

Butterfield Project

The path toward a new senior center for Philipstown is becoming more clear, with developer Paul Guillaro revealing that the overhaul of the Lahey Pavilion for a new senior center will hopefully begin in October 2016. More...

Historic Board Holds Public Hearing on River Architects

Historic District Review Board

River Architects appeared before the Cold Spring Historic District Review Board in a public hearing about remodeling 178 Main Street.  More...

Planning Board Dives In After Break

Philipstown Planning Board

The January 21 monthly meeting for Philipstown’s Planning Board was a somber one – it was the first meeting without Joe Giachinta, who passed away suddenly in November last year. More...

Schools

Haldane to Freeze Budget

Haldane

Haldane will freeze its budget come February 1, asking anyone and everyone to cut back on spending. Items that are not mandatory will have to wait until next year. More...

Grants Announced by Haldane School Foundation

The Haldane School Foundation has announced nearly $26,000 in educational enrichment grants to the Haldane Central School District for this season’s grant cycle. More...

High achievers

Dean’s List   SUNY Cortland  Ryan Koval, a Cold Spring resident and 2013 Haldane graduate, made Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester. His parents are Joan and John Koval. His major is Physical Ed./Health  More...

Religious News

Wrapped Up In Love at Loretto

After our first storm has reminded us all that winter is here, members of Our Lady of Loretto’s God Squad met on Sunday evening to spread a little warmth and joy. More...

Good Company at ‘God’s Waiting Room’

Even on weekdays, the parking lot at the Church on the Hill is often filled with cars. 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...

Sports

Basketball League Championships Still Within Reach

Haldane girls in the driver's seat, but boys have some work to do

It's hard to believe, but in just over a week, the Haldane boys' and girls' basketball teams will wrap up a regular season that seemingly just got underway.  More...

Hoops for Heroes Rescheduled for Sunday

Croton-Harmon High School's Hoops for Heroes tournament, which was postponed by last weekend's snowstorm, has been rescheduled for this Sunday. More...

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