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Cold Spring Village Taxi: The Best Ride In Town  Free Access 

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Taxi, Taxi! If you need a lift to or from an airport or train station, a safe ride home late at night, or simply someone to take you to or from work, look no further than the all new Cold Spring Village Taxi. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Breaking News - 4/8/2016 12:40 PM

Belinda Carlisle Performs at the Paramount Hudson Valley  Free Access 

If you were raised on ‘80s music and the advent of MTV, (I want my, I want my, I want my, MTV), then you might remember when the Go-Go’s took the country by storm with their new wave punk style of music. More...

How to Grow Asparagus, a Weekly Food Fact (and Asparagus Dutch Baby)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week’s Garden Gusto (PCNR, March 30, 2016) mentioned that there’s no such thing as “strawberry fields forever.” Balance this sad garden fact with the notion that you can have an “Asparagus Patch in Perpetuity” More...

Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival a Resounding Hit for PARC

Rand Bridget Otten, director of development for Partners with PARC, had a major hit on her hands with last weekend’s Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival at the Ramada Inn Conference Center. More...

Community

Village Stray In Search of Forever Home  Free Access 

Sometimes it takes a village to save a stray. For nearly a month, Cold Springers have had their eyes on the scruffy little dog wandering the streets, trying desperately to get him to come into their arms. More...

Focus On: Cape Cod Leather  Free Access 

Elliott Glenn says that his business, Cape Cod Leather, is doing so well that he had to open another location on Main Street simply called, “Cape Cod Leather 2,” located at 82 Main Street, across the street from his other shop. More...

Putnam Valley Man Indicted In $17 Million Stock Fraud Operation

A Putnam Valley man who owned and operated a registered stock broker operation in Carmel has been charged by the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission with perpetrating penny stock manipulation schemes.  More...

Attractions

The ‘Butterfly Effect’ in the Valley: Healthy Yards and Healthy Woods

A few weeks ago I mentioned Edward Lorenz (1917-2008), his Chaos Theory, and the work that our local chapter of the Audubon Society undertakes. (PCNR, March 23rd, “Be a Part of the Butterfly Effect”).  More...

Salman Rushdie To Be Honored at Desmond-Fish Library Dinner

The Desmond-Fish Library will honor award-winning author and intellectual Salman Rushdie, conservationist Andy Chmar, and young adult author Kimberly Sabatini at their annual Associates Awards Dinner on May 6th. More...

Manitou Farm Open House

Come to South Mountain Pass on Sunday, April 10, from 12-3 for an Open House at Manitou Farm. The event will start with Mounted Games in which everyone can try his or her luck. More...

Perspectives

Maybe a Pipeline Makes Sense

On April 2, I attended a presentation by The Riverkeeper addressing the issues associated with shipping crude oil in the Hudson Valley. More...

Letters to the Editor

Putnam Valley's 2016/17 School Budget

As of 3/21/16, the Putnam Valley Central School District revised their proposed budget for the 2016/2017 school year (http://www.pvcsd.org/BOE/budget/pdf/2016-17/3_21Updated%20Budget%20Talk-...). 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...

Events

PLANNING A REUNION for October 8, 2016 for the Haldane class of ’74, ’75, ’76 and 77. Looking for contact info. More...

For Sale

2 SOLID BRASS SCONCES like new with glass covers $40/ ea. Ideal for any room in your home. Adler typewriter/satellite III-like new . paid $250, now $60 call today. 845-225-4726  ROSE HILL MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. More...

Breaking News - 4/11/2016 9:32 PM

Kudos to Putnam Valley FD on Monday save

A rapid response and hours of training reaped huge dividends in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley Monday when Putnam Valley firefighters prevented a major disaster More...

Sexually transmitted disease skyrockets in Putnam

Rates of the sexually transmitted disease Chlamydia have risen dramatically across Putnam County. Chlamydia infects both men and women and can cause serious permanent damage to a woman's reproductive system, making it difficult or impossible for More...

Honor Flight #11: Veterans See Their Own Sacrifices Immortalized  Free Access 

“We can’t all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they go by.” – Will Rogers More...

‘Ban the Blahs’ in Your Food

Readers of the PCNR’s “Gardening Gusto” column know that good home cooking with health-promoting ingredients is my passion and a soap box I hop on every week. More...

Civics and Politics

Crude Oil Trains Spark Forum in Garrison

When you look across the Hudson River, sometimes you’ll spot a cargo train chugging along on the tracks, and you might even try to count the cars. As Philipstown residents know well, many of these trains are carrying crude oil. More...

Appointments Made at Reorganizational Meeting

Cold Spring Village Board

The new incarnation of the Village Board met Tuesday evening for a quick reorganizational meeting with no real surprises. The PCNR was once again named the paper of record for the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Court: Enjoy Nature, Not a Smoke, in State Parks

The New York State Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that bans smoking in all New York State parks by rejecting an argument from a smokers’ rights group that the smoking ban was unconstitutional. More...

Schools

Haldane Discusses Budget and Parking

The full Haldane Board of Education expressed excitement Tuesday evening about state aid figures that allotted modest extra money for the district but also eliminated the widely despised “GAP elimination adjustment (see more in related story, a More...

Schools Receive Boost In State Aid

Each of Putnam’s six school districts will receive increases in state aid as a result of the budget deal reached April 1 by the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More...

Putnam Valley High School Presents ‘Me and My Girl’

Putnam Valley High School TheatreWorks will present its sixteenth spring musical, Me and My Girl, at the Putnam Valley High School Performing Arts Center.  More...

Religious News

South Highland Methodists: Third Time’s a Charm

The first South Highland Methodist Church was built in 1829, and was then known as the South Highland Methodist Episcopal Church. Due to the growing size of the congregation, a need for a new church became evident. 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

Haldane Baseball Team Routs Schechter To Grab First Win

The last time Brian Haines went to the hill in Hartsdale, it was a day that he and his Blue Devil teammates would love to forget. Solomon Schechter rode the wave of some hot bats to a 16-3 sectional semifinal win, ending the Blue Devils 2015 season. More...

Softball And Lacrosse Teams Both Drop Two Of Three

It was an interesting opening week for the Haldane softball and lacrosse teams, as each played three games, each won one, and all six games were blowouts.  The softball team sandwiched a 20-10 win over host Somers between a pair of lopsided loss More...

Haldane Boys' 4x800m Relay Team Wins at Pearl River; Girls Also Finish Well

Theo Henderson, Nick Farrell, Jonas Petkus and Adam Silhavey blazed to a time of 8:29.11 to win the 4x800m relay and highlight Haldane's performance at last week's Pirate Relays in Pearl River.  More...

Births

Georgia Margaret Savva

Georgia Margaret Savva was born on March 18, 2016, to parents Shannon Christine Savva and Philip Michael Savva of Verplank. Maternal grandparents are Michael and Roberta Bleakley of Buchanan. The paternal grandparent is Helen Savva of Garrison. More...

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