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Villanova: 'I Don't Wanna Oscawana Fire House'

As part of its January 25 meeting, the Putnam Valley Planning board held a "preliminary non-statutory public hearing for informational purposes only," on the proposed site for a new firehouse next to the Volunteer Ambulance Corps (VAC) on Oscawana More...

Food for Fans

It would be a grave injustice to refer to The Stadium as merely a "sports bar." The well-appointed restaurant on Route 9 just south of Graymoor in Garrison is a bona fide sports museum that features an array of historic artifacts collected from the More...

No Shadows Here, Just Smiles

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Sports

Garrison Girls Modified Enjoys Their First Taste of Competition

DONNA PIdALA The Garrison girls Modified basketball team consists of seventh and eighth grade girls. The girls may be short on basketball experience but they make up for it with effort and enthusiasm. More...

Haldane Track Athletes Compete at Northern Counties Championships

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Soccer Doesn't Disappear in Winter

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General Stories

Surprise Snowstorm Snarls School Scheduling in Putnam Valley

Putnam Valley families had more than just slippery roads to contend with Thursday, January 28. More...

Talk of our Town

There is a unique opportunity to become an EMT or take a refresher course very close to home. See the full page ad in this week's PCN&R. Courses are being offered at the North Highlands Fire Department. 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 stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Village Considers Using Composting Toilets

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Vocal Taxpayers Vent at Town Hall Meeting

On Saturday, January 30, at a town meeting in Putnam Valley, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef heard first-hand how angry some taxpayers are about what they see as an endlessly escalating tax burden. More...

Water Stats Debunked

An error in state records misattributed to the Cold Spring water system illegal levels of radium in early 2007, according to Mayor Seth Gallagher and a scientist at the federal Environmental Protection Agency. More...

Leibell Proposes Business Tax Credit for Job Creation

Businesses creating new jobs could benefit by receiving a $2,500 to $5,000 tax credit for each position established under an initiative conceived by State Senator Vincent Leibell. More...

Fundraising Challenge Reaps Big Benefits for Seniors

Kristin Burke's motto in life has paid off. Burke, a resident of Garrison who is a partner in a prominent Manhattan law firm, has always believed: "When you give, you always get more in return! More...

Focus on Philipstown

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...

Geoffrey Platt to Retire as Boscobel's Executive Director

Geoffrey Platt Jr., executive director of Boscobel House and Gardens since 2006, has announced his intention to retire from employment at Boscobel as of January 1, 2011, a few weeks short of his 70th birthday. More...

Post-Katrina Interiors Are Theme of New Exhibit

On Friday, February 5, from 6 to 8pm Garrison Art Center will host an opening reception for the artists of two exhibitions and a video installation. More...

School News

PV's Jazz Ensemble Concert Raises Money for Haiti

At Putnam Valley High School's recent winter band concert, the Putnam Valley High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Ryan Odell, played a version of Charles Mingus's "Haitian Fight Song. More...

Olivia Seymour Named to Muhlenberg Dean's List

Olivia Seymour, a member of the class of 2013, has been named to the Muhlenberg College Dean's List. Olivia is the daughter of Sharona I. Berken of Cold Spring, and Daniel Seymour, of Staatsburg, and a 2009 graduate of Haldane High School. More...

Simon Lai Achieves Dean's List at Hamilton College

Simon Lai, son of Jennifer and Chun Lai, of Garrison, has been named to the Dean's List at Hamilton College for the 2009 fall semester. A student must achieve a grade point average of 90 or above during the term to be placed on the Dean's List. More...

Letters

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALIST NO. 1

In 1787-1788, AlexandEr Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison published 85 articles in newspapers throughout New York State making the case for the federal Constitution that had been drafted in Philadelphia the preceding summer. More...

Reckless Judgment

To the Editor: The Garrison Union Free School District pulled the plug on its fiscal transparency with the Board's unanimous surprise vote quashing the 13-year Budget Advisory Committee, on January 6. This transpired without warning, or apology. More...

Don't Show a Blind Eye to the Economy

To the Editor: Garrison School Board President Anita Prentice's remarks in the Journal News story of Jan. More...

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