July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Jr. Academy Trains Firefighters of Tomorrow

Fifty-five youngsters have been running up and down Main Street this week, following squad formation, and saying “yes sir” and “no sir.” It’s the 12th annual Junior Firefighter Academy, and it’s serious business. More...

Water Department Addressing Discoloration Concerns

Beginning Tuesday, Cold Spring’s Water Department started flushing out the water mains to help address discoloration. The full announcement from the Village is below: More...

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Civics and Politics

Tree Committee to Go Before Board in September

Monday night’s Tree Advisory Committee was another long night of ordinance drafting. Public comment was once again prohibited. And committee members disagreed on some key areas. More...

Parking Lines to Disappear on Main

At the top of Thursday evening’s Village Board meeting, the Trustees interviewed two candidates, Chuck Hustis and Marie Early, for the new zoning board update group, in executive session. More...

Wind Turbine Code Breezing Ahead At Philipstown

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

In the past year there has been plenty of back and forth discussion about wind turbines in Philipstown, and all the while the process to apply for one has been stifled by an ongoing moratorium. More...

Schools

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Commencements Ariella Goldsmith of Garrison graduated from Miami University. Clarice Proeschel of Lake Peekskill received a bachelor's degree in art education K-12 at SUNY Buffalo State at the 2014 graduation. Dean’s List More...

Community

Garden Day a Big Success at Constitution Island

The Philipstown Garden Club hosted its Garden Day on Saturday at Constitution Island, and by all accounts the event was a rousing success. More...

Orange County man injured in Continental Village DWI crash

A 29 year old Orange County man was charged with DWI Wednesday but State Police said the Middletown resident was lucky to be alive after his truck overturned on the Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Continental Village trapping the driver inside hanging b More...

Blood Drive This Friday

A blood drive will be held at the North Highlands Firehouse, 504 Fishkill Road, Cold Spring, on Friday, August 1, from 2 to 8 PM. Please help out! More...

Attractions

Zen: The Rising Phoenix on Main Street

DOING BUSINESS IN PHILIPSTOWN

Lowell Kavana lost his first wife to cancer, and was a widower for 10 years. Colleen Kavana’s broken marriage ended in divorce. For the first time, she went to get her hair colored. More...

Thousands Visit Putnam County 4-H Fair

What an event! The Putnam 4-H Fair attracted an estimated 25,000 men, women and children to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent last weekend for an event tabbed as the “highlight” of the summer season in Putnam County. More...

Perspectives

Putnam Valley Business Highlighted

From the Putnam Chamber

The words, "Shop Putnam" often provoke mixed feelings on the part of the listener. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lillian Mildred Lombardo

Lillian Mildred Lombardo, age 94, of Garrison, died on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Born in Allendale, NJ, on January 4, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Louella (DeGraw) Mann. More...

Carol Dunham Caliandro

Carol, born on New Year’s Eve, 1930, in Atlanta, Georgia, was the eldest daughter of James and Dorothy Dunham. More...

To Mackey & Betty Budney With Love

Under the shade of a weeping willow tree on a hot Sunday afternoon, a welcoming cool breeze from the river gave respite from the heat at the waterfront as the Cold Spring Lions Club honored Betty Budney and her husband, the late Mackey Budney, by pla More...

Break-Ins at Butterfield, Again

Graffiti, arson & new vandalism found

The Butterfield Hospital building, the birthplace of so many Cold Springers but now long vacant, has been vandalized once again. More...

Dismantling of Red Chapel on 9D Underway

It was on a trip to Hungary when Dr. Mary Ellen Finger went to the PCNR.COM and watched a video interview with Dr. William Herron on the Focus on Philipstown Show. More...

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Elections

Governor’s Race in Turmoil

Revelations last week that Gov. More...

Putnam GOP Chair Backs Levy for District Attorney

Putnam County’s District Attorney race is still 17 months away yet political barbs have already begun to fly. More...

Arts and Entertainment

End of July Garden (and Old-Fashioned Gazpacho in a Home-Made Cooler)

Gardening GUSTO

My Teeny Tiny Garden is fun right now. More...

Hudson River Portfolio Opens August 3

In 1820, Irish artist William Guy Wall (1792–1864) embarked on a comprehensive sketching tour of the Hudson River Valley. More...

Beyond the Tent at the Shakespeare Festival

There is plenty happening under the Tent at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer, and starting August 8, there will be even more HVSF to enjoy when HVSF2 (formerly known as In Process) gets under way at The Depot Theatre in Garrison. More...

Religious News

Small-Town Gal Now Pastor for Methodists

Jessica Anschutz grew up in Small Town, USA, in Arkansas; so when she came to Putnam County at the beginning of July, everything was as familiar as is it was new. More...

Walter Hoving Home Walks for Faith

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” - 2 Corinthians 5:7. More...

Kevin Wright: Prayer at Meetings 'Beneficial'

Putnam Legislator Kevin Wright has called on his colleagues to allow for prayers at public meetings now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that an upstate town’s decision to open meetings with a prayer did not violate the First Amendment. More...

Sports

McConville Takes The Reins  Free Access 

New Haldane coach prepares Blue Devils for 2014 season

After the completion of the 2013 football season, Haldane coach Jeff Sniffen unexpectedly announced his resignation, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. More...

Focus on Haldane Football and The Little Red Chapel

In this week’s Focus on Philipstown, it’s a double feature: We interview Dr. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Help Wanted

Round Up Texas BBQ Seeking P/T server and light kitchen help Call 845-809-5557 WANTED RELIABLE Person to take elderly lady to monthly drs. appt needs help getting into car & office. Please call 265-9586 More...

For Rent

GARRISON home with 3BR + office space, LR w/fireplace, DR, ground level BR and bath. Close to RR and commuter roads. $2500. PM + Utilities, Security and Broker fee. Available AUGUST 15. Contact Pat. Limited Editions Realty 845 265-3111. More...

Weekly Poll

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