October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Warner Sisters Exhibit Opens at History Museum

Susan and Anna Warner are as much a part of world literature history as they are a part of Putnam history. More...

New Suit Could Stymie Effort to Disclose Pistol Permit Names  Free Access 

Putnam County

In a striking new turn in the debate about disclosing the identities of the 11,000 people in Putnam who hold pistol permits, a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court asks that Putnam County be compelled to keep the names and addresses private. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Plant Garlic and Don’t Pity Parsley (and Parsley Pesto)

Gardening GUSTO

Old business: As promised, here are instructions for planting hard-necked garlic cloves. More...

World Premieres Set for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s 2017 Season

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is gearing up for what is set to be a riveting 2017 season featuring two world premieres that are simultaneously fresh and classic. More...

Theatrical Debut Set for Filmmaker Daniel Miller’s ‘The Anthropologist’

Local filmmaker Daniel Miller’s latest project, “The Anthropologist,” has been racking up rave reviews since its first screening last November. More...

Religious News

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...

Attractions

Taste the Flavors of Fall at Restaurant Week  Free Access 

If you enjoy the delicious flavors of fall, fine dining, and amazing deals, then it’s time to get excited for Fall Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! More...

Letters to the Editor

Appalling Lack of Investigation on Gun Storage Plan

To the Editor,  I am a town resident and I am appalled at the lack of investigation into the merits of the Gun Storage proposal.  More...

Linson a ‘Breath of Fresh Air’

To the Editor,  In the race for Town Justice, I had the unique opportunity to have been present for the Conservative Party interview of both candidates running for Town Justice in the Town of Philipstown. More...

Linson is Best Choice

Without a doubt, Camille Linson is the most qualified candidate for Philipstown Town Justice. I have known Camille for 15 years as a fantastic mom, a supportive friend and a reliable volunteer at Haldane. More...

Births

Maxim Carlos Calvente

Maxim Carlos Calvente was born on September 6, 2016, to parents Stephanie and Jose Calvente of Putnam Valley, weighing in at 6 pounds, eight ounces.  Maternal Grandparents are Elizabeth & Hector Cintron of White Plains. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marlene Dee Goodrich

Marlene Dee Goodrich, of Beacon, entered into rest Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. More...

Breaking News - 10/29/2016 11:04 AM

Legislature adopts 2017 county budget; Philipstown opposition continues  Free Access 

Following three weeks of discussion and debate, and a public hearing attended by a dozen residents primarily from western Putnam, who charged that county lawmakers were not transparent in their budget deliberations, the Putnam Legislature Thursday ni More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2016 4:21 PM

Three injured in TSP crash

Three people were injured Friday afternoon in a one vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley that closed the northbound lanes for several hours.  More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2016 1:44 PM

Putnam elections officials taking all precautions for Election Day

Putnam County Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco has assured the public that local voters balloting on Election Day have nothing to worry about as to whether their vote will be tallied properly.  Some residents expressed concern tha More...

Packed Town Hall: Public Comment Denied for Gun Storage Opposition  Free Access 

Subsequent workshop will take public comment, supervisor says

At the Monthly Town Board meeting earlier this month, Town Hall was filled with supporters of a gun storage ordinance that mandates all gun owners lock away their guns when they are not in use. Flash forward to the Town Board workshop Oct. More...

Busy Day at Breakneck for EMS with Fatality and Injury on Mountain

Emergency responders from western Putnam spent one of their busiest Sundays in months when being summoned for back-to-back calls on the Breakneck Ridge trail. By the afternoon’s end, one hiker had died from a heart attack. More...

Civics and Politics

Justice Candidates Speak to Public in PCNR Video  Free Access 

Camille Linson and Faye Thorpe, candidates for Philipstown town justice, came to The Putnam County News and Recorder office this week for an exclusive video interview. More...

Philipstown Finishes Up 2017 Budget Workshops

The following workshops were held for the 2017 Philipstown Budget on October 19, with each department and council members going line by line. There was no shortage of paper on the table that night! More...

Is it a Warehouse or an Art Museum?

There was a quite a bit of confusion at Philipstown’s Planning Board’s October meeting. The question is whether Olspan LLC (the old Cyberchron building on Route 9) is an art museum or simply a warehouse? More...

Schools

Concussions Discussed at Haldane School Board

The Tuesday, Oct. 18, meeting of the Haldane Board of Education started with a moment of silence for Robert Schartner, a former student at the school who died earlier in the month. More...

Community

Desmond- Fish Library Sparks Local Pride

Years Gone By

On the corner of Route 9D and Route 403 in scenic Garrison, the gorgeous Desmond- Fish Library held its opening ceremonies at 3pm on November 2, 1980. More...

Lions Club Pig Roast A Hit

The 2nd Annual Cold Spring Lions Pig Roast at Glynwood Farms was a big success, with the sell-out event drawing 125 participants. More...

Companion Pet Hospital Expands with Two More Locations  Free Access 

Companion Pet Hospital prides itself on offering compassionate care for each animal that comes through its doors. Now, they’ll have more doors open, as the practice has acquired two more locations in the Hudson Valley. More...

Sports

Senior Night for Haldane Volleyball

Just like that, it’s another season almost in the books, and the Lady Blue Devils Volleyball team wrapped up their last home game representing and celebrating their four seniors.  More...

Football Falls to Dobbs Ferry

The Haldane football team couldn’t capitalize off their recent Homecoming victory, as they fell to Dobbs Ferry 26-0 during this past Saturday’s dreary game. More...

Exciting Passes, Defensive Battles & Blustery Weather for Youth Soccer

Boys ’ Recaps  Chargers’ Defensive Battle Against Washingtonville   More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. Number PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

For Sale

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park. Beautiful outside double mausoleum; must sell-$7,000 OBO. Call 518-674-0901 for details.  ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555   More...

Misc

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   More...

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