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A New View on Haldane’s Campus

Open space available, after demolition of modular classrooms

Students, families, and staff will be in for a pleasant surprise when Haldane opens for the new school year on September 4. More...

School to Start Next Week: Drive Safely

HALDANE

School bells ring in the 2014-15 school year next week and local officials are urging caution since thousands of boys and girls will be waiting at bus stops from Cold Spring to Brewster and from Garrison to Patterson. More...

Coming Events

 

Senior Center

County Services for Western Putnam Scrutinized  Free Access 

PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE

The Butterfield mixed-use development in Cold Spring drew surprising flak last week during a lengthy presentation before members of the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee. More...

‘Don’t Get the Seniors Mad’  Free Access 

Butterfield Senior Center

Senior activists Donna Anderson of Garrison and Shirley Norton, who lives in Chestnut Ridge senior housing in Cold Spring, were both in attendance at last Wednesday’s meeting in Carmel about the county possibly funding a senior center in Philip More...

Schools

Haldane’s New Superintendent Gearing Up

Haldane’s halls have been empty of its students for the summer, but in the district office, Dr. Diana Bowers is hard at work. Her first official day, in fact, was July 7. More...

Haldane School Bus Routes, Including Private Schools  Free Access 

Route #1 - High School/ Middle School (Yellow) Leave 6:20 AM East Mountain Rd. North; turn onto E. Mountain Rd. S; right turn at Trout Brook Rd. continue on E. Mountain Rd. S; Right turn onto Hy- Vue Terrace; back to Route 9; Old Postal Rd. More...

Garrison School District 2014-2015 Bus Routes  Free Access 

All students should be at their stop 10 minutes prior to their scheduled pick up time

High School ROUTE: ORANGE Approx. pickup time 6:29 Oak Rd. & Snake Hill Rd. 6:33 Indian Brk. Rd & Moog Rd. 6:35 183 Avery Rd. 6:36 150 Avery Rd. 6:37 Greencliff Ln 6:39 79 Avery Rd 6:40 13 Avery Rd 6:43 Garrison Depot More...

Religious News

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm; Sat morning Shabbat svcs, 9:30am. Check website for religious school, services, events info. More...

Attractions

The Winter’s Tale & A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival in 2015

As the 2014 season draws to an end, Davis McCallum, Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, gave friends and fans something to look forward to when he announced the 2015 season at a special Sneak Peek event on Saturday evening. More...

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms Workshop

The Putnam Valley Grange will be hosting its next Backyard Farming Workshop: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms, on Saturday, September 13, from 2-4pm, at the Grange, 128 Mill Street (at Peekskill Hollow Rd.), Putnam Valley. Pre-registration is required. More...

Garden Intern Zachary Arias Creates Open-Air Classroom

PHILIPSTOWN GARDEN CLUB

Dragon Rock, the woodland setting and home of famed designer Russel Wright, has a new addition this summer thanks to the help of Zachary Arias, a senior at O’Neill High School. More...

Commentary

The Circular Worlds of Cold Spring, Philipstown & Putnam County  Free Access 

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

I generally find politics in the village, Philipstown and Putnam County to be fairly savage. In my experience, it's far more cutthroat than most places. 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...

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...

For Rent

APARTMENTS FOR RENT Main St. 1 blk from RR . Studio, 2 BDR, Duplex, M-F 9-5 914-761-8880 x11 COLD SPRING 1 BDRM APT Efficiency kit/living area, separate bedroom. Full bath. $950/mo everything included. Plenty of parking. Also, Spacious 2 BDR. avail. More...

Breaking News - 8/27/2014 5:38 PM

Bear Mountain Bridge jumper called 'luckiest girl alive'  Free Access 

New details

A 16-year-old girl from Lake Mohegan who jumped off the Bear Mountain Bridge Tuesday afternoon was called the “luckiest girl alive” by New York State Police and emergency responders.The unidentified teenager plummeted 153 feet into the Hudson from th More...

Muskets, Cannons, & Living History at Constitution Island’s Reenactment Day

The jaunty sound of fife and drum music and the scent of gunpowder filled the air at Constitution Island on Saturday. More...

Cold Spring’s Kinetics Makes Moves in Music Industry

News buzzed through every shop, café, and household in Cold Spring when Haldane’s ‘04 graduate and Cornell University graduate, Jeremy “Kinetics” Dussolliet, sold “Airplanes” to Atlantic Records hip-hop artist B.o. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Civics and Politics

Indian Brook Reviewed

Town of Philipstown

Tuesday morning at the Town Hall, Superintendent of Highways Roger Chirico and Town Engineer Ron Gainer met with contractors concerning the bridge and culvert reconstruction on the east side of Indian Brook Road. More...

Cops & Cupolas Top Village Board Agenda

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

The village board met on Tuesday night in record time and breezed through a short agenda. The meeting clocked in at just one and a half hours. Trustee Stephanie Hawkins was absent for the proceedings. More...

Letter Writing Campaign for 9/11

Putnam County residents will step up in service to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks for the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Refresh Your Mid-Summer Garden (and Edie Meeks’ Famous Curried Chicken Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

Today I saw something in my garden that I had never seen before. A gardening friend dropped by with her sweet little dog Dorothy. More...

Claremont Trio at Chapel Restoration

Sunday, September 21, at 4 p.m., the Claremont Trio of Emily Bruskin, violin, Julia Bruskin, cello, and Andrea Lam, piano, will perform Beethoven, Trio in D Major, and Brahms, Trio in C Minor, at The Chapel Restoration, 45 Market Street, Cold Spring. More...

Live Music Calendar

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27 Ladies Night with Julie Corbalis at 12 Grapes Wine & Bar, Peekskill Jessica Lynn at The Winery at St. George THURSDAY AUGUST 28 Talibam at Quinn’s, Beacon FRIDAY AUGUST 29 More...

Community

Putnam County Loves A Parade! Thousands of Firefighters & First Responders March Saturday

What a parade! The Mahopac Fire Department’s 100th anniversary parade started an hour late but it was well worth the wait. More...

Currier & Ives Christmas in the Making? 93 Days Left

The Cold Spring Lighting Committee has 93 days to finish arrangements to turn on Christmas lights in the village, and an estimated budget of $20,000 to meet. More...

Local Scout Rebuilds Pergola on Northgate Trail

After a devastating fire in 1956, the once-magnificent Cornish Estate has sat in ruins for decades. A portion of the property has been given new life, thanks to Chris Bohl, an Eagle Scout candidate from Garrison. More...

Sports

Youth is Served On Haldane Tennis Team

Young Lady Blue Devils open season Friday

Haldane's girls' tennis team opens their 2014 slate this Friday at Peekskill, taking on the Red Devils in a non-league match. The Lady Blue Devils have a young squad of eight this season, but that doesn't mean there is a lack of experience. More...

Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Hawaiian Style

Thursday afternoon, the staff of The Putnam County News and Recorder enjoyed a wonderful sunny day at Yankee Stadium with our families. More...

Letters to the Editor

Smith for Congress

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NRC Not Paying Attention?

To the Editor: I find the following excerpt from a letter interesting. It begins: Vice President, Operations Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Indian Point Energy Center More...

Gouldman Needed On Legislature

To the Editor: I have known Bill Gouldman for several years and in that time I have seen great leadership from him. I urge you to check into his Facebook page for numerous reasons why I support him. More...

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