March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Victory for Voloto and Miller

Voters in the Cold Spring race for two village trustee slots gave a decisive victory to candidates Steve Voloto and Lynn Miller on Tuesday, dashing the hopes of fellow candidate Barney Molloy. More...

Pataki Leaving as Tourism Director

Libby Pataki, Putnam County’s director of tourism, is leaving the post, effective immediately. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Growing Perfect Peas (and Savory Spring Pea Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

Thursday is St Patrick’s Day, a bad day for snakes but a great day for gardeners. After all our late-winter clearing, raking, wood ash scattering, compost spreading, and seed ordering, it is finally time to plant! More...

Sweeney Todd Wows Haldane Audiences

At Right: Evan Schweikhart (Signor Adolfo Pirelli) shaves good sport Eric Rizzi during Sunday's matinee. More...

‘Constellation’ Book Signing

Local artist Melissa Mc- Gill will be signing copies of her book Constellation at the Boscobel House and Gardens gift shop on April 2 from noon to 2pm.   More...

Community

Cold Spring’s Marissa DiPalo Honored with Girl Scout Gold  Free Access 

One hundred and one Girl Scouts gathered at the United Military Academy at West Point on Sunday for the centennial celebration of the Gold Award. More...

Focus On: Allison Pataki

New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki, who still thinks of Garrison as home, stopped by the PCNR this week to talk about her third book, the just-released Sisi: Empress On Her Own. More...

A Day for the Wearing of the Green

Everyone was a “little bit Irish” in Mahopac Sunday on for Putnam County’s 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  More...

Sports

Haldane Falls In State Final  Free Access 

If you had just walked into the Glens Falls Civic Center during the third quarter of Haldane's game against Middle Early College Saturday night, you saw the Blue Devils doing what they had done for the entirety of the 2015-2016 season. More...

Births

Robert Michael Mancusi

Robert Michael Mancusi was born on February 26, 2016, to parents Elizabeth Grace Mancusi and Michael Mancusi, Jr., of Putnam Valley.  Grandparents are Dawn and Bill Vaccaro (Putnam Valley), Frank and Rosemary Ferranti (Highland), Michael and Deb More...

Giuliana Marie Frigeri

Giuliana Marie Frigeri was born on February 23, 2016, to parents Amy and Michael Frigeri of Putnam Valley.   Grandparents are Charlene and John Impellizeri of Putnam Valley and Nilda Frigeri of Carmel and Terry Lena of Mahopac.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Norman Olsen

Norman Olsen, 77, of Garrison (Continental Village) died February 14, 2016. Born in Mt. Vernon, NY, he attended Goddard College and served two years in the U.S. Navy, including the 1958 intervention in Lebanon. More...

Virginia Ruth Heady

Virginia Ruth Heady, age 76, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, NY, entered into rest on Friday, March 11, 2016, at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center. More...

Breaking News - 3/22/2016 11:26 PM

Brush fires on both sides of county

Thirty-five tired and weary firefighters returned to quarters Tuesday evening after battling a massive brush blaze that blackened a large area bordered by Fair Street on the south, Route 52 and Palmer Trail to the north and Hill and Dale Road to the More...

Dangerous Mayhem on Taconic: Three More Wrecks at Pudding St. Intersection  Free Access 

Taconic State Parkway

The intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street in Putnam Valley is rapidly becoming one of Putnam’s most dangerous and notorious crossroads. Three more personal injury crashes were reported over the weekend by state police. More...

Grano Focacceria Offers Authentic Italian

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Friends and business partners Eduardo Lauria and John Paul Scanga have opened Philipstown’s latest hot spot that serves authentic Italian fare with flair. Grano Focacceria Restaurant, located at 3182 Route 9, opened last Monday. More...

St. Paddy’s in Putnam!

Thousands attended the Mahopac 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday. It is the third largest celebration in the state. Pictured here is the Harnett family of Garrison enjoying their Sunday afternoon. More...

Civics and Politics

Odell’s State of County Highlights Business

Putnam County

County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s State of the County address ranged from reining in spending to the “War on Drug Addiction,” the fight against cancer, Putnam’s financial status and a number of business proposals.  More...

Robertson Wins in Nelsonville

In Nelsonville, vote counting began immediately after 9 pm Tuesday, with Mayor Tom Corless plucking the “vote here” sign from in front of Village Hall, and Village Clerk Pauline Minners shooing a half dozen bystanders into a separate room More...

Consolidation Talks in Philipstown

Consolidation has been the buzzword recently in Philipstown, and last week the village of Cold Spring sat down with the Town Board for a workshop on the possibility of consolidating building departments. More...

Schools

Public Comes to Haldane with Parking Issues

The Haldane Board of Education reviewed transportation needs Tuesday evening, with board members hearing that a public referendum will be needed in tandem with the board election in May. More...

Making Space for MakerSpace

Teachers from Putnam Valley make boom boxes using mobile phones and old headphone wires and a small motor during the MakerSpace workshop last week at Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES. More...

High achiever

Dean’s List  Marist College   More...

Religious News

St. Mary’s: A Cold Spring Cornerstone

The roots of the Episcopalian church in Philipstown can be traced back to the early 1800s, when the early congregations would meet at the “Upper Room” over the boring mill in the West Point Foundry, a room that was shared by other denomin More...

Bereavement Group at St. Mary’s Church

Hospice Care will be starting a bereavement group on Thursday, March 17, at 4pm. The meetings will take place every other week at The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands Parish Hall located at 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring. More...

St. Philip’s Choir to Perform Mozart

On Good Friday evening, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. the choir of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in the Highlands in Garrison will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor (K. 626) in the church sanctuary. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pudding Street A Big Concern As Accidents Increase  Free Access 

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Taconic and Pudding Street Intersection Is Hazard  Free Access 

To the Editor, Hello. In your 3/9/16 edition you covered two more accidents at Pudding Street. Well, I guess you are aware there was another one around 7:30 Friday night the 11th. More...

Inaction on Taconic Upsetting, Dangerous  Free Access 

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Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

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For Sale

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Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com   More...

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