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Half Moon Returns to Hudson

On the afternoon of Sunday, June 7, crowds gathered along Philipstown's Hudson shores, and waited. More...

Garrison Teachers Finally Speak

Counting the years since they had a contract ...

The library was filled with parents and children for the June 3, 2009, Garrison School Board meeting. More...

Spurred by Quad, Village Might Welcome More Boats

The Cold Spring Village Board workshop on June 2, 2009, began with a public hearing on a proposed local law to amend the Village Code regarding the docking of boats. At present no boat of any kind is permitted to dock at Waterfront Park. More...

Coming Events

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. More...

Hudson Quadricentennial Concert at West Point

The West Point Band will present a commemorative Hudson Quadricentennial concert on Sunday, June 21 at 7:30pm at the beautiful Trophy Point Amphitheatre. More...

Summer Activities Abound at Constitution Marsh

The nature center at Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary is now operating on its summer schedule: Tuesday - Sunday, 9am to 5pm. More...

Births

Sarah Rose Niese

Born on May 3, 2009, at Hudson Valley Hospital, to Kimberly and Ralph Niese, of Mohegan Lake, NY. Maternal grandparents are Rosalia and Attilla Papp of Shrub Oak. More...

Caden Joseph Philippi

Born on May 7, 2009, to Megan and Jay Philippi of Cold Spring. Maternal grandparents are Nancy and Lance Bauer, of Sprague, CT. and Stewart and Joan Johnson, of Blackwood, NJ. Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Lynn Philippi, of Willington, CT. More...

Patrick Thomas Shields

Patrick and Erin Shields welcomed a baby boy, Patrick. Thomas on April 16, 2009. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Patricia A. Barcavage

Patricia A. Barcavage (O'Neill), of Hicksville, LI has passed away. Beloved wife of Alfred for 54 years. Loving mother of Kevin (Barbara), Dennis (Elizabeth), Joann Butler (John), and Donald (Frances). Dear Sister of Robert O'Neill. More...

Robert Beckhard

Robert Beckhard, age 91, died May 28, 2009, in New York, New York. Beloved husband to Patricia Knight Beckhard, brother-in-law to Susan Knight Cecil and Sally Knight Rabilloud, and uncle to Elizabeth Waller, Daniel Beckhard, and Ruth Werner. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley Lacrosse Ends Rye's Long Reign

Tigers secure 2nd Class C crown with 10-7 win over Garnets Haldane and PVHS softball girls fall short in finals

It was a wild week indeed for the student athletes in and about the PCN&R region. More...

The Putnam Sportsman

They say "birds of a feather, flock together," so I'll start this column with a couple of stories for the birds, both relating to sporting stuff, sort of. More...

WMBA to Host Fat Tire Festival June 14

Mountain Biking Cameraderie Celebrated at Festival The Westchester Mountain Biking Association (WMBA), Westchester's mountain biking organization and advocacy group, is holding its 14th Annual Fat Tire Festival from 11am - 4pm on Sunday, June 14, More...

Late Breaking News - PV Varsity Lacrosse

The 2009 Section One Class C Champion Putnam Valley High School varsity lacrosse team beat Section Two Schuylerville 16 to 4 in a NYSPHSAA Class C regional championship game at the University of Albany Tuesday afternoon. More...

Republicans Revolt in Albany

With GOP takeover, Sen. Leibell returns to leadership role

State Senator Vincent Leibell is back in a leadership role in Albany after Republicans and two dissident Democrats took control of the New York State Senate Monday by voting to throw the fledging Democratic majority out of power. More...

County Backs Down

Peekskill Hollow Road project scaled back

Who says governmental officials don't listen to their constituents? More...

Garrison Fire Clash

Sparks fly as persistent critic continues crusade

There was at least one light moment at the June 4, 2009, meeting of the Philipstown Town Board. It happened during the last item on the agenda, the period set aside for comments from the public. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

Between June 1st and July 1, 2009, the U.S Census employees will be visiting every huring unit in every neighborhood of Philipstown. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Schools

Put Valley Schools Find $60,000 to Cut from Budget

The Putnam Valley Central School District Board met on June 4, 2009, to hear Assistant Superintendent Paul Lee give a status report on the FY 2009 budget. Covering the period of January to the end of May, Mr. More...

Flat Stanley Globetrots Courtesy of First Graders

As part of an integrated reading, writing, and social studies unit, the first graders in Mrs. Martin's first grade class participated in the Flat Stanley book project. During the year, Mrs. More...

Anita Merando Invited to Join Hudson Writing Project

Randolph School's Language Arts Teacher, Anita Merando has been invited as a Fellow to the Hudson Valley Writing Project's (HVWP) 2009 Summer Institute. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Emblem of the Land We Love

Editorial

It is said that on June 14, 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was dining in Philadelphia. He noticed a man wiping his nose with what looked like an American flag. More...

Access for Fire Department

To the Editor: The increased prevalence of gates, along with narrow and ornamental driveways at new and renovated homes have created a problem for fire department apparatus in gaining access for emergency incidents. More...

Classifieds

To the Editor: When I needed child care, I always looked for the words "loving" provider, instead of just $$ ("provider"). Hope this helps! Mary Casel Cold Spring More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Taller than the tall ships were some beautiful Ralph Lauren models strutting through Cold Spring a few days before the Quad kicked off. They stayed at The Pig Hill Inn while in the area for a photo shoot. More...

Shea Steps In As Mazzuca Prepares to Step Down

Veteran Philipstown councilman Richard Shea has announced that he will run for Town Supervisor in the upcoming election in November. He made the announcement on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at the home of Kim Conner, his campaign chair. 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...

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