September 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

East of Hudson Funds Considered for Purchase of Ryder Farm Development Rights

Move would keep 129 acres farming

Eliciting a standing ovation from the forty-plus people in the audience, members of the Physical Services Committee of the Legislature on Tuesday, August 19, 2008, moved forward a motion to use East of Hudson (EOH) funds for the purchase of develop More...

Cold Spring Fire Company's Junior Firefighter Academy Graduates 50

Residents and visitors trolling Main Street during the week of July 21 might have heard them: Fifty local children, chanting in unison as they marched through the village on their way to learning how to be professional firefighters. More...

Public, Stakeholders Invited to Informational Meetings and Discussions Concerning Waterfront and Open Spaces in Cold Spring

The month of September marks the beginning of a series of informational meetings and discussions with Cold Spring residents and other community members and stakeholders about issues that the Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan/ Local Waterfron More...

Apparent Heart Attack Fells Visitor on Main Street

A 71-year-old Chappaqua man succumbed to an apparent heart attack on Main Street this past Sunday, August 31, 2008. After receiving a report of a man down, Officer Louis Osso proceeded to the scene, where Mr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Arts Council Art Classes at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster

There is something for everyone at the Arts Council's Fall classes starting the week of September 22. The classes for all ages are scheduled for day, evening, after school and weekends. More...

County Players Will Open its 51st Theatre Season with Noises Off

County Players opens its 51st theatre season with the hilarious comedy, Noises Off, opening on Friday, September 5 at 8pm. More...

Raymond Scott Tribute Concert at West Point

The United States Military Academy Band opens its popular chamber music concert series with a centennial tribute to the American composer Raymond Scott. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Fine, Professional Job from the Philipstown Highway Crew

Editor, Several weeks ago I contacted our Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico. I informed him we had a serious water problem at the end of our driveway as it entered Lane Gate Road. More...

Cold Spring Residents Invited to Waterfront and Open Space Working Group Comprehensive Plan Presentation

To the Editor: The members of the Waterfront and Open Space Working group for the Cold Spring Comprehensive plan would like to invite Cold Spring residents and stakeholders to join us at the Firehouse next Thursday night from 7:30-9pm on September More...

Cold Spring Visitors' Booth and Public Restrooms Could Benefit From Improved Signage

To the Editor: How is it that a village that has posts on Main Street labeled "Dogs Pee Here" accompanied by an illustration of a dog with his leg raised urinating but, as we near the end of the third full year of its operation the East side of th More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thomas F. "Butch" Harris

Thomas F. "Butch" Harris, age 78, a long time resident of Cold Spring, died on September 1, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Yankees Have a Successful Tournament

The Philipstown Little League Yankees, sponsored by the Cold Spring Lions Club, and 2008 season champions, participated in the Ronald S. Miller Memorial Tournament in Poughkeepsie during the first week of August. More...

Ninth Annual Graymoor Golf Classic First Annual Tennis Tournament Duo to Take Place on Sept. 22

The ninth annual Graymoor Golf Classic will take place on Monday, September 22, 2008 at the Garrison Golf Club, Route 9, Garrison. NY. James O'Rourke, of Garrison, is chairing the event. More...

3rd Annual Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon Featured in Hudson River Valley Ramble

The Philipstown Greenway Committee is offering a special event as part of the Ninth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble in September—the Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon, to be held Sunday, September 28, beginning at 9am. More...

Child Safety Zone Law Being Re-examined by Putnam Lawmakers

Court decisions prompt County officials to consider amendments

On the eve of enforcement of the County's new Child Safety Zone Law steps to notify sex offenders that they had six months to move from their current residences to areas outside designated child safety zones were halted and lawmakers are now in the More...

Successful Fundraiser for Tots Park Saves Village Money

Repairs to water pressure valve below Main Street nearly complete

Any wisp of tension between the Cold Spring Board of Trustees and the Friends of Tots Park over the handling of funds raised to make repairs to the children's playground in McConville Park evaporated at the Trustees' weekly workshop meeting on Augu More...

PV School Assistant Superintendent Dr. Fuchs Discusses Evolution of Technology in Building School Curriculum

What a difference four years make

On Tuesday, August 26, 2008, PCN&R had the opportunity to discuss with Putnam Valley Assistant Superintendent Dr. More...

Reported Baseball Bat Robbery in Cold Spring Village Being Investigated

Village of Cold Spring Police and Putnam Sheriff's Office seek information on reported Marion Avenue attack

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department in conjunction with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into a reported Robbery that occurred on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 10pm. More...

Second Bird Found in Philipstown Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health that a crow located in the Town of Philipstown has tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Once Again Brings Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Observances to Philipstown

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS) once again invites the entire community to join with it to observe the High Holy Days and the beginning of the Jewish New Year 5769. More...

Schools

Emily Geider Achieves Perfect 4.0

Dutchess Community College is pleased to announce that Cold Spring resident Emily Geider was placed on the College's President's List for the spring semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA. More...

Lizzy Scherer Achieves Dean's List at Manhattan College

Lizzy Scherer of Cold Spring was named to the Dean's List at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York, for the 2008 Spring semester, when she was a sophomore. Lizzy had a 3.7 GPA. More...

College Selection Planning Process Seminar at East Fishkill Library

On Saturday, September 27, 2008 the East Fishkill Library will host a free, educational session for parents and students in the process of selecting colleges. More...

Perspectives

A Bee or Not a Bee

It's black and yellow and it just stung me - it must be a bee! Right? Not necessarily. Most of the time, when someone is stung by a black and yellow insect, it's a yellow jacket rather than a bee, not that it makes you feel any better or worse. More...

Births

Charles Issak Allen

Born on July 11, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Angelique and Thomas Allen of Shrub Oak. Maternal grandparents are Manfred and Anna Gallwitz of Cold Spring. More...

Mikayla Anne Carravone

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on July 28, 2008 to Stephanie and Michael Carravone of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are Matthew and Carol Carlone of Cortlandt Manor. Paternal grandparents are Matthew and Loretta Moore of Yorktown. More...

Patrick Killian D'Abruzzo

Born on July 9, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Twilight and Michael D'Abruzzo of Cold Spring. Maternal grandmother is Jamee Hogan (deceased). Paternal grandparents are Anthony and Patricia D'Abruzzo of Peekskill. More...

Briefly Noted

Simply Squirrelly at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, September 13, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Simply Squirrelly. Squirrels can be cute, entertaining and very smart. More...

Gluten-Free Baking Topic at Next Celiac Support Group

The monthly meeting of the Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group meets in Conference Room B at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, on the third Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30pm. More...

Colonial Paper Money of NY Among Topics at Next Coin Collectors Meeting

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, New York (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday. September 16.2008 in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30pm. More...

Poll

Did you take part in a religious observance or gathering for Easter or Passover?


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