February 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Supervisor Bob Tendy's First 45 Days

In an exclusive interview PCN&R takes stock of Putnam Valley Town Supervisor Robert Tendy's first 45 days in office as of February 15, 2008. So far it appears Supervisor Tendy is keeping his campaign promises. More...

American Red Cross Putnam/ West Point Assists Two Households After Rte 9 Fire

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) - Putnam/West Point responded to the February 4 morning fire at a unit that was part of a cluster of attached cabins at 3160 Route 9 in Philipstown. More...

Garrison Arts Center Partners with Philipstown Rec to Develop Expanded Art Programming

In a new "off-campus" relationship, Garrison Art Center has partnered with the Philipstown Recreation Department to develop expanded art programming at the Philipstown Community Center. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Second Annual Spring Splash Benefits Clearwater

Come celebrate the rising of the sap and the turning of the seasons at Hudson River Sloop Clearwater's 2nd Annual Spring Splash!- a gala concert featuring Odetta, Toshi Reagon & BigLovely, Roland Mousaa, David Amram, Beacon High School Steppers an More...

Putnam Children's Discovery Center Players Present Wooing Wed Widing Hood

Come see a new twist on a familiar story as The Putnam Children's Discovery Center Players present, Wooing Wed Widing Hood by Charlie Lovett on Friday, March 14 at 7:30pm and Saturday, March 15 at 3pm at The Croton Falls Community Church Route More...

Estate Planning Seminar at the Desmond-Fish Library

On Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 7pm Pamela Young and Scott Valente will be bringing Andrew Baffi, a qualified Attorney, to give a presentation on "Estate Planning" at the Desmond Fish Library. More...

Letters to the Editor

Proper Send Off For 9/11 Sand Rats

To The Editor: I am a Retired NYPD Detective who, like millions of other Americans lost a lot of friends and co-workers on 9/11. More...

Briefly Noted

Kevin McConville of Cold Spring is Hudson Valley Hospital Center's 1000th Employee

When Kevin McConville entered Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) on Jan. More...

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is holding its Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 2, from 9am until 1pm in the Farmhouse at the Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Route 9W South, Cornwall. More...

March is Red Cross Month - Join Us To Help New Yorkers

It seems that every morning, as we prepare to tackle our day, we learn from radio and television about an overnight fire or an emergency that is snarling rush hour traffic. More...

County Negotiates Five-Year Contract with Civil Service Employees Association

Health insurance payments "most significant modification" in agreement for County

Ending 14 months of negotiations, the Civil Service Employee Association and Putnam County have agreed on a five-year contract that, according to Personnel Director Paul Eldridge, will create stability for both county employees and the administrati More...

Cold Spring Village Board, Despite Frustrations, Expresses Support for Comprehensive Plan Special Board Work

Budget strains surface again during monthly meeting

Pressures on the budget, frustration with the state government's snail's pace and the ongoing tensions over the work of the Comprehensive Special Plan Board were the preoccupations of the Cold Spring Village Trustees at their regular monthly meetin More...

Assemblywoman Galef Announces Multi-Modal Funding Grants for Road and Infrastructure Improvements Throughout the 90th Assembly District

Cold Spring, Nelsonville and Putnam Valley projects are included

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announced last week that the New York State multi-modal funding program grants have been awarded in her 90th Assembly District. More...

Karen Dunn to Run for Reelection as a Cold Spring Village Trustee

This is her announcement:

"Karen Dunn, representing the Unity Party, announced on Monday, February 11, 2008, that she is running for re-election as a Cold Spring Village Trustee in the March 18, 2008 election. More...

Galef to Host Red Cross Community Disaster Readiness Meeting

Assemblywoman Galef and the Westchester and Putnam chapters of the American Red Cross will host a public meeting on preparing for natural and man-made disasters. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Rachel Warm is a December Graduate of University at Albany, State Univ. of NY

Rachel Warm, of Cold Spring, was one of more than 850 students participated in Winter Commencement ceremonies held on December 9, including some 500 undergraduate and more than 300 masters and doctoral candidates. More...

Local Acupuncturist Ron Hershey Visits Haldane

Ron Hershey, a licensed acupuncturist, spoke to Dennis Cairl's Global 9 History and Geography classes and Mark Patinella's Biology class about traditional Chinese medicine. Mr. More...

BOCES Educator Earns 'Entrepreneurship Teacher of the Year' Recognition

Debbie Ashley, who teaches Entrepreneurship in the Cosmetology department at The Tech Center at Yorktown, has been selected as a 2008 Teacher of the Year by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Ms. More...

Births

Births

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael Richard Mihalik

Michael Richard Mihalik, age 63, of Garrison, passed away suddenly on February 15, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Michael was born August 28, 1944 in Cold Spring. Michael was in the Army from 1966 to 1968. More...

William J. Merando

William J. "Hawkeye" Merando, age 67, of Nelsonville, died on Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born in Cold Spring on January 7, 1941, he is the son of Hazel M. (Brower) Merando and the late Philip A. More...

Sports News

Cold Spring Kids Cheer for the Champs

To help the NY Giants celebrate their fantastic Superbowl victory, Philipstown's DiPalo, Junjulas, Champlin, and Giachinta kids lent their voices to the thousands cheering for the team at the ticket tape parade in NYC. More...

Putnam Valley's Tara Gleason To Play Soccer at Division I Manhattan College

Tara Gleason, a Putnam Valley High School senior, is joined by her parents, Elizabeth and Patrick Gleason as she signs her national letter of intent to play soccer at Division I Manhattan College next fall. More...

County Center Bell Tolls for Haldane

Health of Brittany Shields could determine team's fate

First-year Haldane girl's basketball Coach Kenny Haskins knows that his Blue Devils, the former 14-time defending Section 1 champions, will need every edge they can get as they attempt to reclaim the Class C crown on March 1st at the Westchester Co More...

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