July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

BURKELMAN to Open on Main Street  Free Access 

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

A hot new store is just opening on Main Street in Cold Spring. It’s the first retail outpost for BURKELMAN, opening on July 3. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Judge Thomas Scuccimarra Reappointed to Court of Claims

Governor Andrew Cuomo has reappointed Garrison’s own Judge Thomas Scuccimarra to the NYS Court of Claims. More...

Cause of Indian Point Unit 3 Fire Identified

The May 9 fire at Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant occurred due to a failure of insulation in a main transformer, which then caused it to short-circuit and catch fire, the company said Tuesday. More...

Independence Party Endorsement Goofs

Both former Legislator Sam Oliverio and Putnam Valley Councilwoman Jackie Annabi, the town’s current deputy supervisor, have been endorsed for Putnam Valley Town Supervisor by the Independence Party. More...

Schools

PCNR Scholarship Winners Awarded $10K  Free Access 

The PCNR awarded ten scholarships worth $1,000 each to seniors throughout Putnam County. Scholarships were based on essays, as well as high school transcripts. The ten winning scholars, and their essays, are linked below. More...

Putnam Valley Gives Seniors Happy Send Off at Graduation Ceremony  Free Access 

Putnam Valley

This year’s Putnam Valley High School graduation was marked by an atmosphere of hope, anticipation, and fond retrospection. More...

Garrison Says Goodbye to Class of 2015 and Beloved Mrs. I.  Free Access 

Summer is upon us, with its sunshine, barbeques, and beaches – but also, bittersweet goodbyes. More...

Attractions

An Open Invitation to Join The Farming Conversation

I’ve been an enthusiastic visitor to Longhaul Farm since Jocelyn Apicello and Jason Angell first invited the community to see their brand-new farm (PCNR, March 28, 2012). More...

Holiday Festivities Galore Across Putnam

Three unique fireworks displays are planned for the Independence Day holiday weekend in Putnam County. On Friday, the Southeast fireworks spectacular will light up the skies over the Highlands Shopping Center off Route 312 and I-84. More...

Sheriff’s Golf Tourney Held in Putnam

For years, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department PBA golf tourney was held outside of the county. More...

Commentary

Civil War: A People’s Contest

On July 4, 1861, the U.S. Congress convened in special session. Its first act was to receive a “Special Message” from the President about the onset of the Civil War. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Manolo Jose R. Chan

Manolo Jose R. Chan, age 61, of Kent, CT, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born in Manila, Philippines, on September 3, 1953, he was the son of the late Manuel and Linda (Roa) Chan. More...

Eve-Ann E. Kristiansen

Eve-Ann E. Kristiansen, age 85, a long time Garrison resident, died on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Mass Gathering Law Moving Toward Approval

Town Set to Change Code to Allow More Events With Simple Permits

After receiving written comments from the Planning Board, a change in town law regarding events and mass gatherings is speeding toward approval. More...

Philipstown Board Walks Dirt Road

The Philipstown Town Board met Tuesday afternoon with Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico and Philipstown Engineer Ron Gainer to discuss the drainage work being done on South Mountain Pass. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Focus On: Codename Wildcard  Free Access 

How will dynamic forester Jason MacDougall survive a Rambo-escape from North Korea, battle PTSD, and become the nemesis of a Soviet Trojan Horse op to destroy America from within? More...

A Consuming Patriotic Duty: Strawberries!

(and a Home-Made Strawberry Ice Cream recipe)

It is here! Independence Day! July 4th! America’s birthday! Let’s all celebrate with Americana at its tastiest: STRAWBERRIES!! More...

Meet the Bands: Your Guide to the July 4th Music

Tenbrooks Molly More...

Community

Happy Birthday to America, and to the PCNR (Soon to Be 150!)  Free Access 

The celebration of July 4th, America’s 239th birthday, is set to be a fitting occasion to mark the founding of our nation. More...

PCNR Celebrates Ailes Family Ownership, Prepares for 150th Birthday  Free Access 

The History of The Putnam County News & Recorder

The Putnam County News & Recorder, the oldest newspaper serving Cold Spring, Garrison and Philipstown, is celebrating seven years of ownership by the Ailes family this summer – and is readying for its 150th birthday come Jan. 1, 2016. More...

Fireworks Safety

Despite objections from fire and EMS officials, Putnam lawmakers earlier this year legalized the sale of small fireworks across the county. More...

Religious News

Mekeel’s Corners to Celebrate America’s Birthday

The Mekeel's Corners Chapel Association is pleased to announce the service celebrating America’s birthday will be held Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. at the Chapel at Rt. 9 and Rt. 301. 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

Dreaming of a Fall Blockbuster

Summer Down Time Forces One to Look Ahead

Believe it or not, there are only about seven weeks until the first fall practices. More...

The All-Putnam Boys' Lacrosse Team

Meet the Super Seven From Across the County

They are the Super Seven of high school boys' lacrosse in Putnam County. Well, perhaps the Great Eight, given we had a tie. More...

Philipstown All-Stars On The Verge of Advancing

The Philipstown Little League All Star teams are off to an impressive start in this year’s Little League All Star tournaments. 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...

Tag Sales

HUGE YARD SALE July 4th & 5th Saturday & Sunday 14 Constitution Dr. Cold Spring. Everything must go - Make me an offer! 8 am - 2 pm More...

Help Wanted

KITCHEN ASSISTANT Round Up Texas BBQ. P/T incl. weekends Ask for Linda 845-809-5557 LANdSCAPE HELPER Experience helpful. Able to operate commercial lawn mower. Must have own transportation. Salary based on experience. 845-424-2323 More...

Weekly Poll

Are you in agreement with the Philipstown board changing the law so that you have to apply for a permit to use private property for events?
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