April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Earth Day Cleanup at Little Stony Point

To celebrate Earth Day, locals and tourists alike were encouraged to stop by Little Stony Point for a cleanup day. All around the world, people took part in efforts to clean up the environment, and Cold Spring was no different. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Have Your Wildflowers and Eat Them, Too (with Sclopit aka ‘Grits and Greens.’)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week, we promised you directions for creating a wildflower or Alpine meadow. More...

Shakespeare Festival Begins Rehearsals

Though it is only April, and summer nights along the Hudson are still many dreams away, the first signs of summer are now upon us. More...

Live Music Calendar

Wednesday 4/26 8-10:30pm-Rich Syracuse/ Jeff “ Siege” Siegel/ Rob Scheps Trio at Alley Cat Blues & Jazz Club, Kingston Thursday 4/27 7:30pm Diamond Hotel; with special guest Open Book at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Friday 4/28 7-10pm Ten More...

Religious News

Mobilizing Faith with National Day of Prayer

Men and women of faith, prepare your hearts for the National Day of Prayer, set for Thursday, May 4. 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...

Attractions

Military Collectible Show Attracts People of All Ages

Putnam’s annual Military Collectible Show attracted people of all ages to the Patterson Recreation Center Saturday for a look back in time.  More...

150 -Plus Residents Partake in Putnam Passport Day

More than 150 residents planning to travel abroad later this year participated in Passport Day last Saturday at the County Clerk’s Office in Carmel–the largest ever.  A staff of county employees led by County Clerk Michael Bartolotti More...

Commentary

Earth Day Idiocy?  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

County is fortunate, blessed even, that so many great hikes traverse its hills and mountains. The Appalachian Trail even passes through Putnam, winding north and east from Garrison and Graymoor to Fahnestock park and thence north into Dutchess. More...

Perspectives

Community Choice Power Plan Is Great Opportunity

Lyndon Johnson used to say: “Any old ass can knock a barn down. Those with real skill, build.”   Philipstown’s Council is erecting a consumer-friendly, clean energy plan for residents.  More...

The ‘Facts’ on the Rec Center in Putnam Valley

In response to Patty Villanova’s letter in last week’s PCNR, I would like to clarify with FACTS and not fake news the reason why our Town Board would like to expeditiously move forward with our Municipal Recreation Center.  More...

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SERVICES

SPRING CLEANUP/ EXPERT GARDENING Lawn maint., landscape design, planting, mulching, complete tree service by cert. arborist. Lic/ins, free est. 845-424-2323 www.create-a-scape.us   More...

PETS

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

FOR SALE

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $7,000 631-923-0329  PRIVACY HEDGES -SPRING BLOWOUT SALE 6ft Arborvitae (Cedar) Reg $129 Now $69 Beautiful, Nursery Grown. FREE Installation/FREE delivery, Limited Supply! More...

Fire In Your Heart? Open Houses This Weekend for Local Fire Companies

The Cold Spring Fire Company has a question for the members of the community: is there a fire in you? In conjunction with Recruit NY, the Cold Spring company is one of seven fire companies across Putnam holding open houses this weekend. More...

Largest Mission Yet for Honor Flight

On Saturday, April 8th, The Hudson Valley Honor Flight took its largest mission ever. More...

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Civics and Politics

Village OKs $2.1 Million Budget for 2017-‘18

The Village Board on Tuesday night approved the general fund, water fund and sewer fund budgets, key to the coming fiscal year for the village. The general fund stands at $2.1 million. It was within the tax cap. More...

The ‘Experience’ of Hudson Highland Reserve

Both the Philipstown Planning Board and the stakeholders involved with the massive subdivision project called Hudson Highland Reserve deemed the two hour site visit earlier this month an “experience,” perhaps better called a hike. More...

Zoning Board Approves Stonecrop Garden Application

The Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals met Monday evening, a delay of two weeks from their usually scheduled meeting time.  More...

Schools

Resource Fair For Families of Special Education Kids

Life after high school can be extremely frustrating for special education students as well as their families.   More...

Lions Club Offers Scholarship

The Cold Spring Lions Club will be offering a $3,000 scholarship to a 2017 graduate of an accredited educational institution.  The candidate must have been a resident of Philipstown since July 1, 2016. More...

Community

Constitution Island Association Ready to Unveil Education Center  Free Access 

Constitution Island

After years of fitful progress, and even an outright prohibition from entering the property by Constitution Island’s owner, West Point, the Constitution Island Association is steaming ahead toward a full year of events. More...

Lions Host Shredder Day

On Saturday morning, cars drove into the parking lot at The Nest not to drop off children, but to drop off old documents and files. More...

CAP’s Partners Recognized at Luncheon

More than 6,000 households were served by the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) in 2016. In order to assist such a large number, CAP teams up with its community partners. More...

Sports

Haldane Baseball Goes 2-2 On the Week

COLD SPRING – The Haldane High School baseball team split four games last week as teams are getting top-heavy on the schedule now due to early-season rainouts.  The Blue Devils opened with a 7-1 win over Alexander Hamilton, a game that fea More...

‘Put Me In, Coach!’ Little Leaguers Ready to Play  Free Access 

America’s favorite pastime has begun in Philipstown once again, as Little League held Opening Day on Saturday at the North Highlands field, which is sporting a brand new scoreboard. More...

Putnam Valley Girls’ LAX Wallops Irvington

PUTNAM VALLEY – The Putnam Valley High School girls’ lacrosse team followed up a heartbreaking 13-12 loss to North Salem by taking it out on Irvington.  Jacklyn Phillips had five goals and five assists, and Madelyn Deegan also had fi More...

Letters to the Editor

Agrees With Cunningham on Haldane

To the Editor,  I agree wholeheartedly with Douglas Cunningham, Putnam County News & Recorder editor and publisher, that something is awry at Haldane.   More...

Leave Gym Wall As Is

To the Editor,  As a taxpayer and parent of 3 Haldane graduates, I would like to express my extreme dismay regarding Haldane's proposed "hall of fame" policy.  I find this idea disrespectful and cavalier.  More...

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