May 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring the Departed on Memorial Day

Pictured above are the gravestones of the Roebling family, including that of Washington A. Roebling, designer and builder of the Brooklyn Bridge, at the Cold Spring Cemetery. More...

Cold Spring Board Considers Restricting Outdoor Furnaces

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees held a public hearing on May 12, 2009, to consider and hear public comment for a proposed local law to restrict the use of outdoor furnaces. More...

Cold Spring Cemetery Serves as Reminder of Those Who Have Trod Before Us

"Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. 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 Wed May 20 - Computer basics for seniors, 10am, reg. More...

Philipstown's Depot Theatre May Have to Close its Doors

The Philipstown Depot Theatre, located on historic Garrison's Landing must be outfitted with a fully functioning sprinkler system or the theatre could be shut down. More...

Art Auction and Tasting Supports Two Charities

An art auction and wine & cheese tasting will be held by K & J Partnership at Lawrence Farms Market Square on Thursday, May 21, from 5-7:30pm to raise money for the American Cancer Society and Bannerman Castle Trust. More...

Perspectives

Angel in the Wings: Another View of Constitution Island

Part One of Three Warner sisters, Susan and Anna, had fallen on monetarily difficult times shortly after having moved from New York City to their new island home. More...

Births

Gabriel Nicholas Gherardi

Born on March 25, 2009, to Rebecca and Stephan Gherardi, of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are Guy and Jerri Cohen, of Putnam Valley. Paternal grandmother is Marisa Gherardi, of Mt. Vernon. More...

Kate Lynn Mulqueen

Born on April 6, 2009, at Hudson Valley Hospital to Tracey and Paul Mulqueen, of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are John and Mary Shaw, of Putnam Valley. Paternal grandparents are Paul and Marie Mulqueen of Granite Falls, North Carolina. More...

Connor James Kuczma

Born on April 8, 2009, at Hudson Valley Hospital to Kathleen and Kevin Kuczma, of New Fairfield, CT. Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Barbara Walsh, of Putnam Valley. Paternal grandparents are Peter and Rosemary Kuczma, of Yorktown Heights. More...

Sports News

Haldane Hitting Stride

At 9-6, Coach Tom Virgadamo's Haldane High baseball team is looking at a likely home playoff game on the shores of the majestic Hudson River, provided they don't fall apart down the stretch. More...

Locals Excelling on Softball Field

It appears as though the state-ranked (No.7) Putnam Valley High softball team is on to something here. More...

PV Laxmen Suffer Losses

Haldane loses to Harrison in tight game

With three-straight losses, state-ranked (No.8) Putnam Valley is staring down the barrel of trouble if Coach Brian Kuczma's Tigers can't regain the collective mojo they had during its incredible 11-0 start to the 2009 boys lax campaign. More...

A Little Paving Comes to Post Road

Old Albany Post Road is picturesque, quaint, and very historic. In fact, it is a national treasure that is older than the nation itself. More...

'Old Revolutionary House' Waits for Repairs

In the days when West Point cadets were not able to go home for holidays or take a weekend of liberty in New York City, many found refuge from their demanding routine on the windswept rock in the middle of the Hudson River, known as Constitution Is More...

Carmel Forum Discusses Employer Tax Fraud

Each year New York State loses $500 million in tax revenue as a result of employer fraud misclassification. More...

Bondi Laments Loss of Putnam Chrysler Dealer

Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi, a former economics professor on the university level, calls Chrysler's decision to eliminate 789 of its 3,200 dealerships across the U.S. a poor one. More...

Zoning Section 165-B Stirs Debate in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board began its May 13, 2009, workshop with a public hearing on five proposed local laws to amend selected sections of the zoning code. Each of the proposed laws addressed a very specific section of code. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Six Putnam Valley Teachers Have Been Granted Tenure

At its April 28 meeting, the Putnam Valley Board of Education proudly granted tenure to the following teachers (pictured, L to R): Dorothy France, Patricia VanDevelde, Mary McGowan, Lauretta Haugh, Elizabeth Barette, and Jenette Mistretta. More...

Creative Writing Summer Camp Offered to Students

Children ages 8- 12 who like to tell stories, write them down, embellish them with photographs, and use their imaginations will fit "write" in at this summer's first-ever Creative Writing Camp at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES. More...

Middle Schoolers Mix Up Murder Mystery and Comedy

Haldane Middle School Drama will present Who's Dying to be a Millionaire? on Friday, May 29, at 7pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pushing for Solutions, Getting Results

Editorial

Last week, we wrote about how government has no money except that which it takes from taxpayers. Our theme is protection of the public and their resources. More...

Village Shopping

TO THE EDITOR: I have been an avid shopper in the Cold Spring Area for many years. More...

Editorial Confusion

TO THE EDITOR: I was confused after reading the editorial in last week's PCNR. I read that the government has no money and then I read that the government is printing money. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Pacor

Margaret M. Pacor, age 91, of Cold Spring, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, surrounded by her family. Born June 1, 1917 in Brooklyn NY, she was the daughter of the late Gottlob and Louise (Wolter) Haring. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Memorial Day weekend is here, the unofficial start of summer. Parades, cookouts and softball games will be the order of the day each day of this coming weekend. 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 Sun. More...

Aesthetic Trash Containers Arrive in Nelsonville

Joe Fulton (pictured left) and Felipe Perez (right), workers for Royal Carting Service, Co. were observed delivering large green trash containers on wheels to homes in Nelsonville this past Saturday morning. When interviewed, Mr. More...

Weekly Poll

Considering the recent rash of vandalism at Butterfield, are you in favor of fencing the property until demolition begins?
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