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Candidates Debate Tax Relief, Jobs

A Packed House for PCN&R’s Forum

The Congressional candidate who moved to Cold Spring this year to challenge incumbent Rep. More...

Bridge on Town’s To-Do List

The Philipstown Board and an audience of one met Wednesday night to review plans for resuscitating a footbridge in Continental Village. More...

Continental Village Responders Tackle Bear Mountain Crash

On Wednesday morning at 12:07a.m., the Continental Village Fire Department—along with Peekskill Ambulance—was dispatched to the Bear Mountain Bridge Road for a report of a head-on motor vehicle accident with injuries. When units arrived on More...

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 10/26/2012 11:49 AM

Putnam Valley Smackdown for Katz & Falk

New debate boasts sharp exchanges in Senate race, too

With November 6 fewer than two weeks away, local and regional political candidates seem to be on round-the-clock duty, meeting voters and debating one another. More...

Breaking News - 10/25/2012 2:29 PM

Legislature Adopts Budget

Includes restored bus service

The Putnam Legislature adopted its 2013 budget Wednesday evening following three and one half weeks of discussion and debate.The fiscal spending plan is 1.76 percent higher than the current budget and one quarter of one percent less than the executiv More...

Village Dock Work Celebrated

On Friday the rain broke just in time for the dedication ceremony of the work at the dock. New bollard-style lights and a new railing with a chain link type of child-proof fencing were installed. More...

Schools

‘It’s Not Just Fields’

Haldane Board members explain why November vote is win-win for taxpayers

The PCN&R met recently with Haldane Superintendent Dr. Mark Villanti and representatives of the Haldane School Board, with one goal in mind: to learn the basics of the November 13 Haldane Referendum. More...

Taking a Look at Test Scores

Putnam Valley’s School Board took up its mid-October work session agenda with a look at finances, but it was a review student test scores in all three of the district’s buildings that was the main event. More...

Butterfield Takes 2nd Graders on a Book Hunt

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library welcomed the 2nd grade students from Haldane Elementary School for a recent visit when they learned the history of the Butterfield Library and how to use the subject classification system to find books. More...

Sports

Blue Devils Rout Yonkers Montessori 53-0

Host Palisades Prep Saturday in Sectional Semi Final

Having had two weeks to recover from the grueling tie with Tuckahoe, Haldane made the trip to the Yonkers Montessori Academy in search of the team’s first win. Each of the Blue Devils first five games had been tight. More...

Split Bill for Philipstown Boys Soccer

The last of a long road series ended in a disappointing 2-1 loss for the U-14 Daggers. The Bronx FC-99 outscored the Daggers in a hard-fought game that was highlighted by an unusually busy day for the Dagger’s defense. More...

Girls Soccer Recap: 2 Losses, 1 Draw

Dragons Tough in 5-0 Loss More...

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Leos Clear the Decks for Desmond-Fish

The Desmond-Fish library issued an online update Saturday thanking the Cold Spring Leos for helping the Library—which experienced major flood damage as a result of Irene—prepare for Hurricane Sandy. More...

Philipstown Budget Holds Surprises

More paving on the Post Road, Butterfield alternative considered

It seems as though everywhere you turn these days, school districts and municipalities are ramping up their budget seasons. With Gov. More...

Serious Work Ahead on Spending as Haldane Starts Budget Process

Schools seem to be among the busiest places around, with children, teachers, and parents—not to mention the state and federal governments—placing a variety of demands on administrators and school boards. More...

Gaba Ousted as Village is in Turmoil  Free Access 

Police called to keep order

To say things at the Village Hall were tense would be a major understatement.  At Tuesday night’s Village of Cold Spring Trustees workshop, sparks flew as Mayor Gallagher and the Trustees got into a verbal sparring match and at one point, the po More...

Historic Board Lawyers Up

A battle royal is brewing Cold Spring, as Mayor Seth Gallagher and Trustee Matt Francisco and the Historic District Review Board continue to spar on Butterfield -- and now the Historic Board has retained its own lawyer. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Gardening Gusto

Save Us From Cooking Perfection (and Perfectly Easy Apple Pie)

I read the most distressing article last weekend. The rich and famous publisher of a well-respected magazine empire aimed at home cooks ranted that “Cooking isn’t creative and it isn’t easy. More...

Guthrie is Reborn at Beacon Sloop Club Concert

At 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, come to “Bound for Glory: 100 Years of Woody Guthrie” a benefit for the Beacon Sloop Club Woody Restoration Project at Beacon Institute Gallery, 199 Main Street, Beacon.. More...

Live Music Calendar

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 ‘A WOMAN’S VOICE-Singing for Our Lives’ Towne Crier Café, 130 Route 22, Pawling Townecrier.com FRI-SAT-SUN OCTOBER 26-27-28 BEGGAR’S OPERA Philipstown Depot Theatre, Garrison’s Landing, Garrison philips More...

Community

School Budget Trifecta in Putnam Valley

Superintendent Dr. Barbara Nuzzi will have her hands full when she and her school board begin crafting the 2013-14 district budget. More...

Dunkin’ Donuts News Flash

Late Monday afternoon, Planning Board Chairman Joe Barbaro issued an update on the Elmesco application before the Planning Board, a request that would put a Dunkin’ Donuts in Cold Spring. More...

Hospital Gala Celebrates Pataki & Witts for Work

More than 500 people attended HVHC’s 52nd Annual Ball, “A Halloween Masquerade” at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Ct., on October 20. More...

Attractions

Fall Nature Walk at Fahnestock

The public is invited to join Audubon naturalist Ian Kingsley on Saturday, October 27th, for a morning exploration of the wild and scenic wonders of Sunken Mine Road, a beautiful section of Fahnestock Park rarely seen by most park visitors. More...

It’s Time for the Fall Volunteer Landscape Day

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, come to Manitoga, on Route 9D in Garrison, for the Fall Volunteer Landscape Day with three generations of the Osborn Family. More...

Then and Now: Boscobel’s ‘Reflections Renewed’ Offers Hudson River Images

Many of the iconic landscape scenes painted by Hudson River School artists offer the breathtaking views that surround us here in the Hudson River Valley. More...

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