August 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Public's Perception of Village Historical and Architectural Review Board Subject of Discussion at Weekly Meeting

Release of EPA report on Marathon Battery site raises concerns with Village Board

The Cold Spring Village Historical and Architectural Review Board (HARB) believes its function in the life of the village is misunderstood and underappreciated. "There is a sense in the community that people don't know what we do. More...

Public Notice

In last week's edition (July 30, 2008) a public notice of an emergency meeting of the Putnam Valley Town Board was printed here which incorrectly listed the purpose of the meeting as follows: "...to discuss emergency road project on Peekskill Hollo More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Women of New Orleans Exhibit Their Work at Van Brunt Gallery

The exhibition Women of New Orleans arrives at Van Brunt Gallery in Beacon, NY on August 9, 2008, presenting compelling art of 5 exceptional women: Nicole Charbonnet, Teresa Cole, Dawn DeDeaux, Shawn Hall and Gina Phillips. More...

Array of Fall Programs Range from Fine Art to Rare Livestock at Tilly Foster Museum

Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster will be the site of a wide variety of fall programs beginning in September: Antique Farm Equipment Display - September 6-7, 11am - 4pm. More...

Lisa Zukowski in One-Person Exhibition at bau/Beacon

bau/ beacon artist union is pleased to announce Lisa Zukowski's forthcoming one person exhibition at bau, opening on Second Saturday, August 9, 2008. Zukowski will be exhibiting her most recent abstract works through September 7, 2008. More...

Births

Birth Announcements

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Harold Chester "Pete" Warren, Jr.

Harold Chester "Pete" Warren, Jr., age 85, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at the Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Born in Nelsonville, on April 30, 1923, he was the son of the late Harold and Florence (Barit) Warren, Sr. More...

Briefly Noted

Assemblywoman Galef's "Roundtable on Shared Services" Continues to Air on Cable Television

Next shows focus on "Sharing Services to Save Taxpayer Dollars"

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef takes a deep look at the property tax crisis in New York in a series of TV shows focusing on the topic. The series, which kicked off in March, continues to appear on cable television through October. More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Holds August Networking Mixer

Participants can enjoy 9 holes of golf afterwards at The Garrison

On Thursday, August 21, 2008, the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking mixer at The Garrison, 2015 Route 9, Garrison. Registration and networking will begin at 8am, breakfast and program at 8:30am. More...

Civil War Tokens Topic of Next Coin Collectors' Meeting

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 in the Guideposts cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30pm. More...

Increase in County Clerk's Fees Approved in Legislative Audit Committee Meeting

Sales tax revenue reported ahead of expectations

Fees for virtually any document handled by the Putnam County Clerk are set to rise after approval by the Legislature's Audit Committee, during their July 28, 2008 meeting, of a resolution authorizing the increase for the "recording, entering, index More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Prepares to Act in Peekskill Hollow Brook Water Emergency Situation

Collapsing retaining wall threatens water supply for Peekskill

In an emergency meeting on July 30, 2008, the Putnam Valley Town Board unanimously adopted a resolution granting Town Supervisor Bob Tendy permission to pursue a bond application, should it become necessary, More...

Arrest Made in Depot Square September Robbery

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports the arrest of David A. Gipson, age 34, of the Beacon area for Burglary in the Third Degree, a Felony. The arrest is the product of a nine-month investigation initiated by Sgt. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Christopher C. Pietris Graduates from Binghamton University

Christopher C. Pietris, of Lake Peekskill, was recently awarded a BS in Human Development from the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University, SUNY. More...

Putnam Valley Schools Will Participate in Free and Reduced Meal Program

The Putnam Valley School District has also announced that it will once again be participating in the free and reduced price meal program for its school children. More...

Geoffrey Cortalano Graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh

Geoffrey Cortalano of Garrison, has graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh, receiving a combined bachelor's and master of science for teachers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Galef Impresses with Follow Up and Accessibility

To the Editor: I was grateful to receive a phone call from Assemblywoman Galef regarding my letter in the July 23, 2008 edition of the PCN&R. She explained that the TV broadcast was of everything that was recorded. More...

Living in Nelsonville Does Not Make One a Second Class Citizen

Dear Editor: I'd like thank this paper for allowing Mike Armstrong and I to carry on a few rounds of debate here in the letters section about the wisdom of metered parking. There could easily be several more, but this is no longer the venue. More...

Vociferously Opposed to 'Barbaric' Rodeo in Putnam

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the proposal for Putnam County to allow rodeos under certain guidelines (PCN&R, July 30, 2008). I hope the citizens of Putnam County will vociferously oppose this proposed rodeo. More...

Sports News

Swimmer Michael Meck Cleans Up at Empire State Games

Grandson of Cold Spring residents wins five medals

Norm and Rose Champlin's grandson, Michael Meck, garnered 5 silver medals in the scholastic swimming competition at the 2008 Empire State Games held at SUNY Cortland, N Y www.empirestategames.org Michael is the son of David and Dale (Champlin) Mec More...

Summer Trail Race (5K) at Locust Grove This Thursday

A race to benefit the historic trails at Locust Grove will take place this Thursday, August 7, 2008. The scenic, all-trail course winds along carriage roads overlooking the Hudson. More...

Building Bridges Building Boats Completes River Workshop

Building Bridges Building Boats in association with The Cold Spring Boat Club and Scenic Hudson have completed their sixth Summer River Workshop for students in grade six and up. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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