April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposed Haldane Budget Would Lead to Tax Rate Hike

District set to recommend contingency level spending

Barring any last-minute changes, the Haldane Central School District will propose what amounts to a contingency level spending plan as its budget for 2009-2010. Trustees at a special meeting held on April 7, 2009 reviewed the draft budget. More...

Furnace Street Cools Down

In March, the PCN&R reported that some Cold Spring res ident s had complained about suspicious behavior surrounding a Furnace St. residence ("Furnace Street Concerns Heat Up in Cold Spring," March 25, 2009). More...

Community Day Comeback Slated for July 4th in Village

The principal agenda item for the April 7, 2009, Cold Spring village workshop meeting was the launching of preparations for the July 4 Community Day (with Sunday, July 5 as a rain date.) Fondly remembered by many community members, but not held sin More...

Payeth, for the Taxman Cometh Today

By now most of us have completed the arduous task of filing our income tax returns for the calendar year 2008. Some may have rushed through the weekend to pull paperwork together while also trying to enjoy the Easter holidays. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. 12-3pm Fri. Apr. More...

Music and Spirituality Blend at Jazz Vespers

Come and participate in an inspiring blend of world-class jazz and contemporary spirituality this Saturday, April 18, at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

West Point Band's Clarinet Quartet in Mozart Recital

The West Point Band's Academy Clarinet Quartet will present a recital on Sunday, April 19, at 3pm in the West Point Jewish Chapel. More...

Births

Kayleigh Michele Beach

Born on March 15, 2009, at Hudson Valley Hospital, to Jennifer Denise Funes and Joseph Michael Beach of Peekskill. Maternal grandmother is Karlina Flores of Putnam Valley. Paternal grandfather is Francis Leo Whipple of Central Square. More...

Madelyn Grace August

Born on March 11, 2009, at Hudson Valley Hospital, to Kym and Todd August of Garrison. Maternal grandparents are Robert and Margaret Stevens of Suffern. Paternal grandparents are Lester and Sandy August of Jackson, New Jersey. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Easter Sunday, having just passed, marks mid-April as a time of hope and looking forward to the warmth of spring. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott-Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. Ron Greene, Senior Warden, 265-3624 www.stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Fri. Apr. More...

A Brief Account of the Battles of Lexington and Concord

Visiting the exhibit and im More...

K-9 Units Conduct Third Search for Marcinak Clues

Since John Marcinak's murder on New Year's Eve day, police have conducted three extensive searches of the area around the Garrison Garage in hopes of finding evidence pointing to the unknown killer. More...

Legislature Recognizes Good Works of Putnam Citizens

Spring is a busy time of the year for members of the Putnam Legislature. In addition to discussing reams of resolutions, lawmakers recognize scores of individuals and organizations by issuing a variety of proclamations. More...

Remembering the Revolution on Patriot's Day

Putnam County Historical Society hosts exhibition on George Pope Morris

Patriots Day, April 19, commemorates the bat t les of Lexington and Concord and the beginning of the Amer ican Revolut ion. More...

Putnam's 911 Calls Range from Tragic to Ridiculous

Roast fried pork contained shrimp

Business at Putnam County's 911 Emergency Operations Center is booming. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Perspectives

"BREAKNECK" DAYLIGHT THROUGH GRANITE (Part 3 of 3)

Extending 600 feet in length, the marveled tunnel would measure 30 feet in width, ascending to a 22-foothigh clearance at the center line of its overhead. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Teacher Salary Give Back Would Show Concern

To the Editor: I recently learned that the New York State judges have not had a raise in ten years. But our teachers in Garrison are used to a raise every year. The negotiations for a new teacher contract are going on in Garrison. More...

New Architectural Gem on the Hudson

To the Editor: I was disappointed a few years ago when I heard there were plans to build a small auxiliary building next to the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration. More...

Legislation is Critical Tool for Land Conservation

Dear Editor: Residents of Philipstown and Putnam Valley should know about new legislation, championed by our Congressman John Hall, which will preserve a critical tool for land conservation in the Highlands and across the nation. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Harold Lyons

Harold "Pop" Lyons, age 80, a lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Saturday, April 11, 2009, at his residence. Born March 5, 1929, in Cold Spring, he was the son of the late Nathanial and Carrie (Conley) Lyons. Mr. More...

John E. Petacchi

John E. Petacchi, age 83, of Philipstown, died on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born June 23, 1925 in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late John D. and Mary (Lena) Petacchi. Mr. More...

Sports News

Tigers Drop Two Tough Games on Diamond

Putnam Val ley lacrosse, 'playing for each other, ' of f to best in years Direct Rays

When PVHS baseball coach Joe Natalie put together his non-league schedule, he did so with the mindset of testing his Tigers early and often. More...

Easter Week Ramblings

Not exactly what you'd call sporting stuff, but I did don a pair of rabbit ears (from the local dollar store) Easter morning as Mama and I drove up the hill to take an Easter basket loaded with goodies, and a couple of decorated bags filled with cl More...

PV Baseball Slow to Start in '09 but Still Looking Good

High School Sports Perspective

After last season's end-ofthe year hot streak, in which the team won five straight games and made it to the sectional final game, the Putnam Valley varsity baseball team was feeling pretty strong about their chances this year. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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