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American Fun At The Yankee Barbecue  Free Access 

Doing Business In The Hudson Valley

Nothing quite says “American summer” like some ice cold beer and delicious barbecue in a laid-back, picturesque setting. More...

Front Row Seat at GOP Convention for Local Delegate

Donna and Anthony Scannapieco of Mahopac are having the time of their lives at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with front row seats. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Porches and a Pergola at Historic Board

The Historic District Review Board examined three cases on Wednesday evening, with discussion on proposed porches, a lack thereof, and a pergola. More...

Nelsonville Decision Needed on Building Inspection Consolidation, Town Says

The time for a decision on consolidating building inspection services with Philipstown is now, Town Councilman John Van Tassel told the two members of the Nelsonville Village Board present at Monday night’s village meeting. More...

Open Space Inventory Map Analyzed

Conservation Board

The July monthly meeting for Philipstown’s Conservation Board included discussion on the Open Space Inventory Map, with a report led by Conservation Board intern Nicole Pidala. This report was delayed from the June meeting. More...

Schools

Garrison Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Academic Excellence: 8th Grade: Madison Clark, McKenzie Clark, Henry Heckert, Benjamin Higbee, Remy Mancuso, Solana McKee, Adam Sharifi, Rexford Young; 7th Grade: Fallon Barry, Zachary Shannon; 6th Grade: Charlotte Dinitz, Jayda Kirkwood. More...

Summer Reading Challenge in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Elementary School Annual Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing! More...

High Achievers

Commencement SUNY Oneonta The following area residents graduated from SUNY Oneonta on May 14: Jackson Zuvic of Cold Spring, graduated with a BS degree in Business Economics More...

Religious News

Blessing of the Animals Led By Philipstown Reform Synagogue

Philipstown Reform Synagogue invites all animal lovers to participate in a special Sabbath service for the blessing of the animals on Saturday, July 23, at 10:30 am. The service will be held on the great lawn of St. 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

Famine to Feast for Renegade Bullpen

FISHKILL – The Hudson Valley Renegades, powered by a scorching 5th inning, triumphed 3-2 over the Brooklyn Cyclones Tuesday evening. More...

Championship Softball Sisters Are Ready To Play

Samantha and Chelsea Lisikatos are joined by their grandparents, Philipstown residents Myron and Susan Tice, at SURREY 2016 held in British Columbia, Canada. More...

Fireball Run To Make Pit Stop In Putnam

Fireball Run, a nationally streamed, internationally televised, adventure travel series, will be making a pit stop in Putnam County later this year as teams of adventure seekers partake in a 2,000-mile, life-sized, trivia road race. 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

2 SOLID BRASS SCONCES like new with glass covers $40/ ea. Ideal for any room in your home. Adler typewriter/satellite III-like new. paid $250, now $60 call today. 845-225-4726 ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555 More...

Misc

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329 More...

Breaking News - 7/22/2016 2:06 PM

James O’Neill remembered as a ‘super-human’ who wanted to help

It was standing room only inside St. James Church in Carmel Friday when hundreds of mourners paid their respects to James O’Neill. Retired NYPD Sergeant Supervisor James O’Neill died suddenly July 17 at the age of 59. More...

Break-ins at Main Street Businesses

Village of Cold Spring

Monday morning in Cold Spring, two businesses and a church discovered they had been burglarized overnight. More...

Furniture with Flair at Burkelman  Free Access 

Most know when walking down Main Street in the evening that Burkelman’s disco light illuminates the window and sidewalk, bringing a funky flair to the thoroughfare. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

That New App (and Easy, Old-Fashioned Fresh Peach Cobbler)

Gardening GUSTO

It might come as a surprise to Virginia, Kim, Dennis and all my younger colleagues and friends, but I am totally into that new app they are playing (see front page, PCNR, July 13, 2016). More...

Focus On: Tenbrooks Molly  Free Access 

Philipstown’s own Johnny and June Carter Cash -- Sal and Paulette Califano -- rode into town and moseyed on in to the PCNR office, with guitars strapped to their shoulders and sporting authentic western gear. More...

Jessica Lynn at Summer Sunset Music

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its popular Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, July 24, featuring country star Jessica Lynn. More...

Community

Putnam County Welcomes Newest American Citizens

Thirty-seven of America’s newest citizens recited their oath of allegiance to the United States and received a rousing ovation at the historic Putnam Courthouse. More...

Hudson House Steeped in History

Cold Spring is known for its magnificent riverfront views, complete with majestic mountains and the beloved Bandstand. More...

Hoving Home Names New Executive Director  Free Access 

At the picturesque Garrison estate known as the Hoving Home, a change of guard has occurred, and for the first time in the ministry’s 49 years, women are in the key leadership positions. More...

Attractions

The Dog Days of Summer Bring Competition in Putnam

Right in the middle of the dog days of summer, Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park will celebrate some special canines in the Putnam Kennel Club’s annual dog show. More...

Not All Colonists Were Revolutionaries

Not all colonists were revolutionaries: some remained loyal to the British Crown. Come to Washington’s Headquarters on Saturday, July 23rd at 1pm to hear Kieran O’Keefe discuss the Loyalists of Newburgh during the American Revolution. More...

Kite Building Workshop

Desmond-Fish Library

The Desmond-Fish Library will host a Kite Building Workshop, Saturday, July 23, at 1pm. Charles Stewart, the Kite Whisperer, will start with a bit of kite history, then each participant will build and decorate their own kite. More...

Letters to the Editor

Crisis of Feeling with Butterfield Developer

To the Editor: Will the developer of the Butterfield Hospital site truly transcend himself, not by being merely the businessman that he is but by taking on “the crisis of feeling” that will allow him to do what is needed for the people of More...

Questions on Government, Smoking & Cell Towers

To the Editor, More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Marie Ladue Vercruse

Joan Marie Ladue Vercruse of Cold Spring, New York lost her courageous battle with lung cancer on July 6, 2016, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City with her loving family at her side. She was 59 years old. More...

Norman Alan Brown

Norman Alan Brown, of Cold Spring, NY, lost his battle with a very brief yet devastating illness at the age of 69, on July 12, 2016. More...

Jane M. Palmero

Jane M. Palmero, age 89, a lifelong area resident, died on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Born in Shrub Oak, on February 27, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence Shine. More...

Weekly Poll

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