November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commuters to Pay More for Train Tickets Next Year

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is taking public comment now on fare increase proposals that would hike the cost of a monthly commuting ticket from Cold Spring to Grand Central from $407 to $422 for the next two years. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues To Climb

Putnam County

With two reporting periods remaining in 2016, Putnam’s sales tax coffers are already more than $4 million ahead of 2015 collections for the first 10 months of the year.  More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Runza

Gardening GUSTO

Last week, as we feasted at our Thanksgiving table, we talked about one of our favorite topics: food. More...

Christmas Rock Concert for Veterans at Paramount on Friday  Free Access 

Give back to our nation’s heroes and get into the Christmas spirit at the same time this Friday! On Dec. 2, the 5th Annual Westchester All Stars Christmas Concert for Veterans will rock the stage at the Paramount Theater. More...

Enigmatic Moments & smallWORKS at Art Center

The Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center will conclude the 2016 exhibition season with the biennial juried show smallWORKS, and the thought-provoking abstract works on paper by artist Tatana Kellner, titled Enigmatic Moments. More...

Community

Water Meter Replacements Begin  Free Access 

After a snafu that held up the start of the village effort to replace all water meters, the project is back on track and replacements with new meters started Tuesday, Water Superintendent Gregory Phillips reported. More...

The American Dream, Reflected in Pastries & An Awesome Peach Cake

AROUND the COUNTY

Thierry Davin has achieved the American dream. The Putnam entrepreneur, who opened Brewster Pastry at the Towne Center in Southeast a decade ago, sat down with this reporter on Thanksgiving-eve and reflected on the secret to his successful business. More...

Camera Catches Man Littering; Arrest Said to Be A First

A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged.  The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine.  More...

Attractions

Remembering Pearl Harbor at Putnam Valley Library

Our American History, a free program series at the Putnam Valley Free Library will remember Pearl Harbor, 75 years later. More...

Sparkle! A Dazzling Celebration of the Christmas Season at Boscobel

If you plan on taking in Sparkle at Boscobel this Christmas season, act fast: Half of the Twilight Tours are already sold out.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Carol S. Canfield  Free Access 

Carol S. Canfield passed away on November 29, 2016, after a brief illness in Cold Spring, New York. She was the loving wife of Robert Canfield for 36 Years.    More...

Weddings/Engagements

Donna and Paul Anderson

Donna and Paul Anderson of Garrison celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on November 16. Part of the day’s celebration included lunch at the Philipstown Recreation Center with their fellow seniors.   More...

Breaking News - 12/5/2016 12:29 PM

Wild morning for fire and EMS

It’s been a wild Monday morning for fire, police and emergency services providers throughout the county.Overnight and early morning snow that delayed the opening of all public schools in Putnam and the closing of the Pawling School District resulted More...

Breaking News - 12/5/2016 6:49 AM

First school delays this winter as snow hits  Free Access 

Haldane, Garrison & PV affected

Residents awakened to a coating of snow on area roads and grassy surfaces this morning necessitating officials of area schools to err on the side of caution and delay openings for More...

Bad day for Orange County man in Philipstown

Monday was a bad day for an Orange County man in Putnam County when he was arrested twice within a six hour time frame. More...

Haldane Celebrates Blue Ribbon Honor

Even with the gray and rainy weather, Haldane took the time to celebrate early Tuesday morning. Cheers and applause abounded for the High School, which earned the Blue Ribbon title as a school of exemplary excellence. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Civics and Politics

Cheaper Renewable Energy Proposed for Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Board of Trustees met last Tuesday to hear a presentation from Renewable Highlands, an initiative aiming to incentivize homeowners to switch to 100% renewable energy by tying it together with discounted electricity bills. More...

Schumer Calls For Electronic Speed Controls For Big Trucks

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County Legislators Debate Need for Coroner’s Vehicle

Putnam County

A vehicle used by the Putnam Coroner's office has been deemed unsafe due to extensive mileage and a rusted frame. The county's chief coroner Dr. More...

Schools

Haldane Seniors Raise Funds for Trip  Free Access 

The Haldane Class of 2017 was out last week, bundled up outside Foodtown, for their bake sale to raise funds for the senior class trip to New Orleans. There, the seniors help build homes through Habitat for Humanity. More...

Religious News

Growing in the Spirit at Graymoor

YEARS GONE BY

Right off Route 9 in Garrison, the grounds of Graymoor are a picturesque and serene spiritual haven for people of all faiths to enjoy. More...

Crocheters of Church Help Stitch Together the Fabric of Community

The United Methodist Church in Philipstown is home to a rather ambitious project, a mass production of hand-crocheted blankets. More...

Giving Back at Church Meals

To celebrate the season of giving thanks, the Church on the Hill held its third annual Thanksgiving breakfast on Thursday morning. More...

Sports

Tremendous Spirit at Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Once again the Cold Spring community did not disappoint! A cold rainy day was predicted, but the sun shone on the Turkey Trot for the 7th year! More...

Haldane & Putnam Valley Soccer Clean Up in Awards

Blue Devils’ Schweikhart Named ‘Coach of the Year’

Section 1 held its annual boys’ soccer award dinner recently to name its all-section, all-league, MVP and Coach of the Year selections.  Haldane High School was a big winner.  In Conference III, League E, Haldane’s Steve Schweik More...

Vahos Helps James Madison To Conference Title

HARRISONBURG, Va. – After closing the regular season with an eight-match win streak to earn the No. 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

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park. Beautiful outside double mausoleum; must sell-$7,000 OBO. Call 518-674-0901 for details.  ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555   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...

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