November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Curtains Up! ‘The Crucible’ Coming to Haldane  Free Access 

With rehearsals for the double cast performance of Haldane High School’s “The Crucible” underway, Director Martha Mechalakos, Assistant Director Andrea McCue, and Seamus Carroll gave the PCNR an exclusive sneak peek of where all the More...

Lil’ Red Chapel Reborn in New Home

A New-Fashioned Barn Raising at Horsemen Trail Farm

Sunday evening, a historic event took place on Dave Vickery and Dr. Mary Ellen Finger’s rustic Horsemen Trail Farm. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Philipstown’s Budget Adopted, Under Tax Cap

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

Philipstown’s 2015 budget rings in at $9,186,173, with a tax levy of $7,361,732. That budget is under the state mandated 2.56% tax cap. More...

Scenic Hudson Presents Foundry Plans to Historic District Review Board

HISTORIC DISTRICT REVIEW BOARD

Three plans came before Cold Spring’s Historic District Review Board last week, with all getting positive feedback from the Board. More...

Winter Parking Number Changed

VILLAGE ANNOUNCEMENT

The Village of Cold Spring will be utilizing a new phone number to notify residents of winter parking restrictions. More...

Community

Cold Spring Deli Recognized for Refusing to Sell Tobacco

Those needing a pack of cigarettes in the greater Cold Spring area will have to shop elsewhere now that the B&L Deli on Route 9 has discontinued sales of all tobacco products. More...

Dog Abandoned at Fahnestock Park

A small white terrier dog has been found abandoned at Fahnestock State Park. SPCA Chief Ken Ross reported the discovery Saturday of the three to four year old Maltese mix. More...

Seniors Share Traditions at Thanksgiving Lunch

Thanksgiving came early at the Philipstown Community Center on Wednesday for over 100 seniors. The holiday luncheon served up a hearty meal, warm company, and great conversations. More...

Attractions

This Little Town of Bethlehem, Just An Hour Away by Car, Will Captivate You

Famous Crèche Tells the Christmas Story

If you’re looking for a day trip in the next month, a short drive east through Putnam County and into Connecticut will surely put you in the Christmas spirit. It’s about 60 miles away, or an hour or so driving time, to Bethlehem, CT. More...

Butterfield Library Hosts Annual Holiday Party & Is a ‘Cold Spring by Candlelight’ Destination

Santa Claus will make his annual visit to the Butterfield Library~his first stop in Cold Spring~on Saturday, December 6th, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. During the party, he will read one of his favorite stories to the children. More...

Film Commission Briefing

If New York’s former First Lady and the county’s current Director of Tourism Libby Pataki has her way, Putnam County may become a hotspot for the motion picture and television industry. More...

Letters to the Editor

Let There Be Light

To the Editor: More...

Say No to Unfunded Mandates

To the Editor, Budget season is a trying time for any community. This year, Putnam Valley was no exception, like the rest of our state; we’re placed in a position to run our town on a state-mandated 1.56% budget cap. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eileen Ann Heanue

Eileen Ann Heanue, 76, a former long time resident of Garrison, passed away November 21, 2014, at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. NR MASONRY LLC: NEW homes, additions, all types stonework - patios, entrance pillars, fireplaces, walls, curbing, Unilock. More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com More...

For Rent

35 CHESTNUT ST. Cold Spring Commercial rental of approx. 640 SF for office or retail space in the Cold Spring shopping center area. $1775 per month. Sec. and broker fee required. Limited Editions Realty 845 265-3111 More...

Breaking News - 8:43 AM

A lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving  Free Access 

Few power outages across Putnam

Putnam residents have a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving especially when it comes to electricity. More...

Breaking News - 11/26/2014 6:00 PM

Worst is over as storm backs down  Free Access 

Travel still hazardous as cleanup continues
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Oliverio to Run for Putnam Valley Supervisor

PUTNAM VALLEY

Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio has made it official. The 18-year veteran on the county Legislature, who lost a bid to unseat County Executive MaryEllen Odell earlier this month, is running for Putnam Valley supervisor next year. More...

Planners Set the Record Straight on Butterfield, Lawyer & B4A Zoning

COLD SPRING PLANNING BOARD

Village Hall was jam packed with eager residents last week, all waiting to hear from the Planning Board members on whether they were misled or misguided by Chair Barney Molly, Special Counsel Anna Georgiou, and Chuck Voss of the planning firm B&L More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Happy Thanksgiving! (and Cool Turkey Tortillas and Spicy Raita)

Gardening GUSTO

My favorite, abbreviated, pre-Thanksgiving greeting: “You cooking? How many?” More...

Live Music Calendar

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28 8:30pm Cherish The Ladies at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 8-10:30pm Chris Talio SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30 The Who’s Tommy at The Winery at St. George, Mohegan Lake More...

Schools

Putnam Valley All State Music Festival

On November 21 and 22, 9 PVHS musicians traveled to R.C. Ketcham HS in Dutchess County to represent Putnam Valley at the 2014 NYSSMA Zone 10 Area-All State Music Festival. More...

Religious News

Harvesting Holiday Spirit at Presbyterian Church

For over 40 years, the First Presbyterian Church in Cold Spring has sparked some early Thanksgiving and Christmas spirit across the community at their annual Harvest Sale. More...

Religious Services  Free Access 

Services around the region. More...

Sports

Vahos, Monteleone Latest to Sign Letters of Intent

Little old Haldane continues to produce an impressive array of athletes. This past week, Kelly Vahos and and Allie Monteleone were the latest Blue Devils to sign National Letters of Intent to bring their respective talents to the college level. More...

Unsung, But Very Much Appreciated

Haldane's under the radar athletes make a big impact

Sports today is dominated by the stat line, with players who are talented, and fortunate, enough to play skill positions usually the subject of the television highlight reel or newspaper article. More...

Perspectives

Planning Board Sets Record Straight

I attended (Wednesday) night's Planning Board meeting. More...

Positive or Negative? Who is Who on Butterfield

For about 2 1/2 years I have followed closely the progress and unnecessary stalling of the Butterfield Redevelopment Project. I have watched and listened to the leaders in my community of Cold Spring, Philipstown, and Putnam County during this time. More...

Births

James Arthur Bernacchia Jr.

James Arthur Bernacchia Jr. was born on November 7, 2014, to parents Brianna and James Bernacchia of Beacon. Maternal Grandparents are Terry Robertson Leon of Stanfordville and Jeff Leon of Beacon. More...

Genesis Sophia Suqui

Genesis Sophia Suqui was born November 6, 2014, to parents Ericka E. Suqui and Fredy R. Suqui of Beacon. Maternal Grandparents are Ericka and Oscar Cifuentes of Beacon. More...

Weekly Poll

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