February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelsonville’s Newest Pizza!

Doing Business in Philipstown

Over the last couple weeks you may have noticed some new additions when walking into the Village Market in Nelsonville. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Super Snack Sunday (with Gladiator Dip and Upping your Game Chex Mix)

Gardening GUSTO

Remember the old days of Playboy magazine when people claimed that they only bought that lad mag for the cartoons? I’m like that about the upcoming Super Bowl Game this Sunday between the Chickadees and the Brady Bunch. More...

Elks Lounge Dance Night Upcoming

Get On Up, Get On Down, to our next night of dancing at the Beacon Elks Lodge on Friday, February 24th at 7:00 P.M. The Lodge is located at 900 Wolcott Avenue (Rt. 9D) in Beacon. More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday 2/2 7:30pm Bob Malone; also Marc Von Em at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Saturday 2/4 8:30pm- Sisters Of Slide: Rory Block & Cindy Cashdollar at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Sunday 2/5 5pm-8pm Anita Merando Jazz Trio at Whistling Willie’s, More...

Community

Beacon Man Charged In Wild Cold Spring Caper

Much like the tale of the Two Badd Babies, who rocked and bounced their baby carriage out of their bedroom and around town to the bakery, the movies and a bookstore, this is a tale of a wayward vehicle trip that had almost as much rocking and bouncin More...

Locally Connected Vivacity Spirits Takes Top Good Foods Award

Vivacity Spirits, owned by Garrison’s own Caitlin Prueitt, is a Good Foods Award winner in the 2017 Spirits Judging for their Turkish Coffee Liqueur. More...

Molloy Charged with Theft of Newspapers

The chairman of the Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, Barney Molloy, is facing larceny charges for allegedly stealing copies of the New York Times from bundles outside the Cupoccino Café in Cold Spring.  More...

Attractions

Bryan Dunlap Lecture to Be Held at Putnam History Museum Feb. 11

Join the Putnam History Museum for a presentation by Bryan Dunlap, Thomas and Henry Warner: Road to the Hudson Highlands. More...

Des-Fish Sponsors ‘Love Your Library’ Workshop

Desmond-Fish Library

On Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm, as part of the Desmond-Fish Library's annual Love your Library Celebration, local children and young adult author and illustrator Deb Lucke will lead a workshop for all ages titled “Inventing People with Bi More...

Winter Carnival Set for Feb. 11

The 4th Annual Philipstown Winter Carnival is set for Feb. 11. More...

Commentary

Business in NY, Not So Fast  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

I am beginning to have an acute appreciation for being a business person in New York State, as we enter Week 7 of our new entrepreneurial life here at the PCNR and Courier. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Stropoli

Mary Stropoli of Brooklyn passed away peacefully on January 31, 2017, at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn.  She was 95. Born on January 5, 1922, in Brooklyn to the late Ant More...

Helen E. “Betsy” Briggi

WAREHAM – Helen E. “Betsy” (Patterson) Briggi, 77, of Wareham, died Jan. 30, 2017, in Tobey Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, of 29 years, Robert Lawrence Briggi, DDS in 1989, and was the daughter of the late James D. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Help Wanted

ADMIN ASSISTANT – HASTINGS CENTER For Donor & Circ. Mgmt. in Garrison NY. Resp. include check and cc processing, data entry and report generation, subscription processing and customer relations in addition to other general admin tasks. More...

Services

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

For Rent

BEACON 9D/MINS. RR 70NYC -HWY, hudsonviews, Rest.-antiques-hiking-mtns 2-3bd.-DW-WD-split-level- $1575-suitable-1-3 914-584-7137   More...

Breaking News - 2/4/2017 10:15 AM

Garrison man charged with Shrub Oak attempted burglaries

A Garrison man is facing felony charges for allegedly attempting to burglarize two residences and a vehicle in Shrub Oak.   More...

Sales Tax Revenue Soars in 2016

What a difference a year makes! More...

Huskie Pup Truck Comes Home to Cold Spring

Lyons Reunited with Allen Coal Vehicle

Ernie Lyons recently had a reunion that could only happen in a place like Cold Spring: A vintage truck from an old family business that left its familiar land and has now finally found its way back home.  More...

Civics and Politics

Higher Speed Limit in Village Called Dangerous

Village of Cold Spring

A public hearing on increasing the speed limit in the village to 30 mph to bring Cold Spring into line with state law drew unanimous condemnation Tuesday evening from residents who said it would increase danger, particular for children and pedestrian More...

President Trump’s Refugee Executive Order Gets Mixed Reaction in Putnam

President Trump’s executive order related to refugees from Islamic parts of the world is getting mixed reaction. More...

Lake Valhalla Civic Association: We Welcome Preservation of Historic Property

Editor’s Note: The PCNR last week outlined how a court battle over a title dispute between the Lake Valhalla Civic Association and the owner of property in the Scofield Ridge area had delayed efforts by Scenic Hudson to acquire and preserve the More...

Schools

Kindergartners Steal the Show with Talent  Free Access 

Haldane School

The star-show on the ceilings of Haldane classrooms paled in comparison to the acts of the amazing Kindergarten students during their talent shows! More...

Haldane Continues Working on Academy

This year marked the debut of Haldane Academy on the St. Basil’s grounds in Garrison, an initiative started by Haldane to be another type of alternative school. More...

High achievers

Dean’s List Paul Smith’s College More...

Religious News

‘Sunset On The Hudson’ Cocktail Party Presented by Franciscan Friars

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are hosting their eighth annual Sunset on the Hudson cocktail party on Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 pm at X20 - Xaviars on the Hudson restaurant, 71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers. 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

Governing Body for Prep Sports Institutes Pitch Counts For High School Baseball

TROY –The Executive Committee of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its January meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy on Friday, and among several key items made two notable changes.  More...

Haldane Girls Firing On All Cylinders

COLD SPRING – It isn’t hyperbole to say that it’s no longer an issue of whether the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team is again the favorite for the Section 1, Class C title. More...

Putnam Valley Boys Beat County Rival Brewster

PUTNAM VALLEY – It was a virtuoso defensive performance for the Putnam Valley High School boys’ basketball team on Monday night.  The Tigers clamped down on ‘D’ and shut down county rival Brewster, 55-30, in a non-league More...

Letters to the Editor

Mary Ellen Finger Responds to Outpouring  Free Access 

To the Editor: I would like to share some of the responses from the many kind readers of my PCNR article this last week – and reassure those who might be left with sadness rather than feeling the joy I have experienced through this journey. More...

Making It Great, in the Extreme

To the Editor:  I know how to Make America Great Again. In addition to banning Muslims, let’s ban Irish Catholics. They molest children, don’t they? What about Italians? They’re all Mafia. More...

Questions and Answers on Firehouse Issues

To the Editor:  The PCNR front-page poll question recently was, “The Cold Spring firehouse roof is leaking and the AC needs replacing. More...

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