July 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

PV Pols Seek Sustainable Careers

The upcoming Putnam Valley election season is sure not to be dull thanks to an intriguing cast of characters. Democrats are putting together their opposition ticket with hopes of unseating current Republican supervisor Bob Tendy. More...

Parent Creates Web Forum for Garrison Schools

Garrison resident and Garrison School parent Gordon Stewart has had a varied career in politics, business, theater, music, and teaching. He spent seven years as vice president for public affairs at the American Stock Exchange. More...

Intern Might Find Cash for County Coffers

Brianne O'Hare is a young lady with a mission. The 20-year-old communications major at Connecticut's Quinnipiac University graduated from John F. More...

Community Day Set for Saturday, July 4 in Cold Spring

Fourth of July Weekend Festivities, Schedule of Events 10am More...

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY - Rtes. 301 & 9D - (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org - Wed. July 8 - Mad Science 10:45am, Reg. req'd Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. More...

CS Sunset Music Series Features Hudson Musicians

Concerts begin this Sunday with Philipstown's Gwen Laster and Wendy Martin performing

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce announces the 2009 Summer Sunset Music Series as a weekly riverfront celebration of the Quadricentennial with the focus on the musicians of Cold Spring and the Hudson Valley. More...

River Festival Debuts This Sunday at Mayor's Park

On Sunday, July 5, the Cold Spring River Festival makes its debut. Some 75 dealers will set-up early in the morning in Mayor's Park on Fair Street to get ready for the 9am opening. The show will be held rain or shine. More...

Letters to the Editor

Glimpses of the Past

The village of Cold Spring is romantically situated on the east bank of the noble and stately Hudson in the western part of Putnam County. More...

Erosion of Liberty

To the Editor: While we will undoubtedly enjoy our celebration of Independence Day this weekend; however, we should take time to reflect upon how far we have come from that which our founders fought so hard to achieve. More...

Vision and Goals is Not a Plan

To the Editor: The June 24 front-page PCN&R article titled "Dunn Resigns from Special Board" confuses the Vision and Goals statement issued by the Special Board with a Comprehensive Plan for the village. More...

Sports News

PV Snags River & Valley Cup from Philipstown

Great fun for all in the Village of Cold Spring

Little Leaguers generally have big dreams. They meander about the baseball diamond with delusions of grandeur, dreaming of a bigleague future. More...

Photos

Michael Champlin waits for his pitch during the Minors Team game. More...

Dutchess Stadium Welcomes Veterans

VA Hudson Valley Health Care System will host a Welcome Home Night at Dutchess Stadium, Saturday, July 25, 2009, for all returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Old Albany Post Road Eroding

Philipstown Seeks Easements from Property Owners

The PCN&R recently learned that eight Continental Village property holders on and near the unpaved Old Albany Post Road have received legal documents asking them to grant easements so that the Town of Philipstown can make improvements to the dirt r More...

Tea Time Returns to Fishkill's Dutchess Stadium

Q&A with Fishkill Tea Party Organizer Todd Harvey
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Taypayer Revolt: Putnam Legislature Refuses to Pay MTA Mobility Tax

It's being called a taxpayer's revolt. More...

Water Dampens Agenda of Cold Spring Board

At the June 23, 2009, Cold Spring Village Board meeting, the ever-present issue of water, and what to do with it, was again the main topic of discussion. More...

Food Pantry Concerns Remain

In the June 24 issue, the PCN&R reported on Philipstown Food Pantry volunteers and donors who were concerned that the First Presbyterian Church, where the food bank is housed, claims to have been charging the group $250 per month for at least nine More...

PUBLIC NOTICES

Philipstown: In observance of Independence Day, the Recycling Center on Lane Gate Road and the Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2009. More...

Schools

Meet the Graduates of the Garrison Union Free School Class of 2009

The 2009 Garrison School graduation was the culminating event of the Garrison School's cornerstone celebration year. The graduates processed in as Pomp and Circumstance was played by Mrs. More...

St. Philip's Nursery Celebrates Commencement

Although it was a rainy Thursday, there was much joy and cause for celebration at St. Philip's Parish house. More...

Class of 2009 Flies Away From Their 'Nest'

The 2009 Fine-Feathered Friends of The Nest are ready for their flight to kindergarten. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Paul van Valkenburgh

Mr. van Valkenburgh departed on June 21, 2009 at age 77. Throughout his life, he was always deeply devoted to his family and friends. As a child he grew up in Garrison, and spent his weekends with his family up in the Catskills Mountains. More...

Irene Fischer Chase

Irene Fischer Chase, age 95, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at her home. Born June 24, 1913, in Cold Spring, she was the daughter of the late George J. and Bella Jane (Peters) Fischer. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of Our Town

Two special birthdays must be mentioned this week, Eric Gross, our Senior Reporter, and Lynn E. Greenwood Sr., our specialty writer who reports on history, hunting, and fishing, each celebrated a birthday within the past week. More...

Putnam CAP Offers Grants to Help Businesses Hire Youths

Putnam Community Action Program is administering a Summer Youth Employment Program which will enable a total of 38 youths between the ages of 14 and 24 to go to work and be compensated through the program. More...

Dutchess Stadium to Host Another Tea Party

On July 6, Fishkill will be the site of an Independence Day Tea Party, at Dutchess Stadium from 7 to 9pm. Visit the PCN&R's website for an interview with Todd Harvey, a Fishkill businessman who co-founded the event. More...

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