January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Tamagna Makes His Picks

Committee assignments have been set for the 2010 Putnam Legislature. Chairman Vincent Tamagna announced his assignments last Friday, telling the PCN&R: "My goals this year center on building a strong team and solid framework of communication. More...

Putnam Valley Board Talks Trash, Graffiti

The January 13 meeting of the Putnam Valley Town Board moved unusually swiftly, even though it was prefaced by two public hearings on proposed local laws—one to ban graffiti, and one to mandate septic system pump-outs. More...

Local Boys Scout Out the Newsroom

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Public Announcement

Christmas trees will be picked up at the curbside in Cold Spring on Wednesdays during the month of January. Please remove any tinsel and plastic coverings. More...

 

Sports

Haldane Modified Tops Garrison

On Monday the 11th, the January sun had just slid behind the gray mountains across the river casting a lovely amber tint. I glanced at all the parking spaces off of Craigside Drive that were filled to capacity with family cars. More...

K of C Free Throw Contest First Round is Announced

Loretto Council, No. 536 is sponsoring the local level of the 2010 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, January 23 (snow date, February 6) at 9:30am at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Haldane Shotput Girls Sweep League Championships

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School News

Garrison School Applies for Blue Ribbon Recognition

At the January 6, 2010, Garrison Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Gloria Colucci announced that Garrison has been invited to apply for Blue Ribbon School status, based on superior student academic performance. More...

General Stories

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 stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Food Pantry Feels the Effects of Recession

The recession is hitting many people hard. The Philipstown Food Pantry has seen an increase in the number of clients, which has resulted in high demand for supplies. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Forms Youth Group

Beacon Hebrew Alliance (BHA) has launched a youth group chapter of USY and Kadima. A kickoff meeting was held Sunday, January 10, 2010. Both children and parents were very excited. More...

Village Votes to Retain Siren

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Tangled in Red Tape

Complications for special board's funding

Cold Spring's Special Board has suspended work on its long range plans for the waterfront due to a delay in funding from New York State. More...

Is the LWRP in Jeopardy?

Cold Spring board considers status of special board, inspections, customer rights, and parking

Among the reports that typically occupy the Cold Spring Village Board during monthly meetings, there was a bombshell dropped on January 12 when Mike Armstrong gave the report for the Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan/Lower Waterfront Revitaliz More...

Governor Sends Aid to Schools

School officials throughout the region are breathing a sigh of relief following the release of $750 million in aid to schools withheld last month because of New York's fiscal woes. Gov. More...

Philipstown Responds to the Haitian Tragedy

The people of Philipstown, clearly moved by the enormity of the Haitian disaster, are coming together in large and small ways to respond to this heart-breaking tragedy. More...

PTA Literacy Fair is Something to Write About

Much to the delight of Putnam Valley's youngest readers and writers, the PV PTA's Parents as Reading Partners program sponsored a Literacy Fair on Friday evening, January 15. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eric L. Bruscki

Eric L. Bruscki, a 52- year Cold Spring/Garrison, resident, died on Wednesday January 13, 2010, at Hudson Val ley Hospi tal Center ; he was 90. More...

June Dibb

June Anne (Bridges) Dibb, M.D., of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, died Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at age 79. Born in Cold Spring on June 1, 1930, she lived in Ho-Ho-Kus for 42 years. Dr. More...

Cultural Events

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D 265-3040 butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. More...

Historical Society Talk Covers Local Environmental History

Join Joe Meisel, Felice Ramella, and the Young Associates of the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum for an evening of delectable edibles and fascinating history on Saturday, January 23, at 5pm. More...

Acoustic Soul from Dana Edelman at the Depot

Dana Edelman returns to the Depot Theatre on Saturday, January 30, at 8pm with his fabulous band consisting of Victor Jones, Anne Lieberwirth, and Chris Foley, to celebrate the release of his latest CD, Blue Roses. More...

Letters

Wintertime on the Farm

The pace slows during the winter on a farm. Animals resemble statues, either standing in their corrals against a snow-covered terrain, or peacefully munching on hay inside their chilly barns. More...

If It Ain't Broke. . .

To the Editor: Copy of Letter originally sent to Garrison School Board. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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