November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gobble Gobble! It’s Turkey Time

Turkey will be the main attraction on Thanksgiving for thousands of Putnam families.  Just days before the big event, we traveled to the Glynwood Farm in Philipstown in order to meet the flock of birds set to become Thanksgiving dinner.  More...

Mexican Dining, Fine Wine Coming This Winter to Both Ends of Main Street

Doing Business in Philipstown

New changes are soon to come on Main Street, from Nelsonville to Cold Spring. Food and drink connoisseurs, get excited! Two new businesses, Juanita’s Kitchen and Flowercup Wine, will offer up some great options to expand your palates!   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Thanksgiving 2016 (and Easy, Juicy Roasted Turkey)

Gardening GUSTO

Below is the PCNR’s traditional reprint of my delicious, easy turkey recipe. Enjoy your day with your friends and family and remember your manners: Do not talk about religion, money, or politics at the table. More...

Wine and Food Festival to Expand Next Summer

Putnam County's 7th annual International Wine and Food Fest planned for next August promises to be the best yet.  Lauren Drummond, originator of the event, reported this week the festival will be located on the grounds of the Abruzzi Restaurant- More...

‘The Last Waltz’ Tribute at Daryl’s

The THE BAND Band will perform a tribute to The BAND’s legendary farewell concert “THE LAST WALTZ” on Friday, November 25, at 8 PM with doors opening at 5PM at Daryl’s House. More...

Community

Seniors Show Gratitude at Thanksgiving Lunch

Over 100 Philipstown seniors gathered at the Recreation Center last Wednesday for food, friendship, and to celebrate the Thanksgiving season. The meal marked the last senior luncheon before the New Year.  More...

Thousands Remember Undersheriff Peter Convery

Thousands remembered a legend in the Putnam law enforcement community over the weekend, concluding with his funeral Monday morning. More...

The Many Faces of The Grove

Years Gone By

Standing tall on a hilltop in the center of the village of Cold Spring, The Grove is one of the most eerie, mysterious sites in the neighborhood. More...

Attractions

Holiday House Tours

Daytime Holiday House Tours are here at Boscobel. Purchase tour tickets from 10am-3pm, November 23 through December 31st, every day except Tuesdays and Christmas. More...

Sports

Leadership Carries Haldane To Late-Season Surge  Free Access 

KINGSTON – The season came to an end in ignominious fashion for the Haldane High School football team, losing in the New York State Class D semifinals to powerhouse Cambridge, 61-6, on Friday at Dietz Stadium in Kingston. More...

Haldane Falls to Cambridge in New York State Semifinal

KINGSTON – For the Haldane High School football team, it was over before it began. Almost literally. More...

Snow and Cold Temperatures, But Heated Action for Philipstown Youth Soccer

PSC BOYS’ RECAP Warriors Face Off Against Goshen More...

Breaking News - 11/28/2016 6:01 PM

Camera catches Mahopac resident littering; arrest said to be a first  Free Access 

A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged.  The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine.  More...

Schumer calls for electronic speeding devices on large trucks  Free Access 

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Fahnestock Park Welcomes Season with Year-end Events

Fahnestock Park

The seasons may be finally catching up with Putnam County, the prolonged summer warmth giving way to a past due autumnal and winter chill, but that did not stop Fahnestock Park from celebrating the reopening of its freshly renovated Canopus Beach fac More...

Philipstown Unanimously Adopts $10.5 Million Budget

It was one of the quickest budget adoptions in recent years – Philipstown’s 2017 budget rings in at $10,500,132, and has been unanimously adopted by the Philipstown Board. More...

Civics and Politics

Nelsonville Discusses Parking Pass Possibilities

Only two sat on the dais for the Nelsonville Village Board Monday night; because Mayor Tom Corless was unable to attend. More...

Conservation Findings Accepted for Hudson Highland Reserve  Free Access 

Hudson Highland Reserve (Horton Road LLC), the massive subdivision project in the works, has crossed off one more thing on its to-do list. More...

Village Water Alert for Nov. 28

The Butterfield Development Project will need to flush the newly installed 8-inch water main on their property, prior to its disinfection Monday, Nov. 28th, at 8 a.m., the flushing will begin. More...

Schools

Board Discusses Tuition for Haldane Academy

Haldane’s Board of Education started off their meeting last week by sharing their thoughts and well wishes for Joey Hyatt Jr., an alumni of the school injured in a recent automotive accident. More...

Quick Meeting for Garrison School

The Wednesday night meeting of the Garrison School Board of Education opened, only to immediately convene to executive session to discuss personnel matters. Once the board returned 40 minutes later, they moved quickly through the rest of the agenda. More...

Haldane High to Celebrate Blue Ribbon Designation

Haldane High School invites the Philipstown community to celebrate with them on November 29 at 8:30 AM, as they dedicate their National Blue Ribbon School plaque and officially raise the National Blue Ribbon School flag.   More...

Religious News

God’s Servants Unite at Peak Community  Free Access 

David Bass, known in Cold Spring as the former proprietor of Grand Cleaners, has been following the call of God for his whole life. More...

Operation Christmas Child Mission Brings Smiles Worldwide

In what is becoming an annual tradition, the Church on the Hill took part in Operation Christmas Child, an outreach program through Samaritan’s Purse that provides underprivileged children with Christmas gifts. 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...

Letters to the Editor

Support for Trail; Visitors Are Already Here

To the Editor,  I am writing to comment on the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail. I am a resident of Cold Spring with a professional background in the field of landscape architecture.   More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Sandy Leah Araújo Hill   Sandy Leah Araújo Hill was born on November 5, 2016, to parents Elisângela Araújo Hill and Michael James Hill of West Point. Grandparents are Jon and Tamara Hill of Provo, Utah.  Ennis Winter Lee   More...

Weddings/Engagements

Travis Lilly and Jessica Van Splinter

Travis Lilly and Jessica Van Splinter were married on October 9, 2016, a beautiful fall day, at Big Rock Hollow Lodge in Peru, NY. Linda Marie Hill officiated. 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 4" 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...

Situation Wanted

EXPERIENCED PERSONAL ASSISTANT and Grounds Keeper position wanted. Loyal and dependable local resident looking for a position as personal assistant and or property manager. Willing to commute. Call (845) 608-1228 for an appointment   More...

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