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Candidate forum tonight; zoning draft due out Thursday

Candidates Forum - TONIGHT Tonight, the Putnam County News & Recorder will host a forum for the four candidates vying for the two open positions on the Cold Spring Village Board. More...

New Use for Old Home

“They paved paradise / and put up a parking lot,” sang Joni Mitchell in the song “Big Yellow Taxi.” There might be a new parking lot in a pastoral patch of green in Garrison known as Winter Hill. More...

Cold Spring’s Clean Up Efforts Continue

The Village of Cold Spring Mayor and Village Board would like to thank all those who helped in the recovery from the recent storm. More...

Haldane Girls JV Basketball Squad Completes Winning Season

The Haldane girls’ JV basketball team, coached by John Merante, closed out their season on February 9 with a 48-27 home victory over Dover. The win raised the team’s record to 10-8 on the season. More...

 

Elections

A Note to Our Readers:

Each of the five announced candidates for the Cold Spring Village Board was given a questionnaire developed by the PCN&R’s editorial staff. Candidates were limited to 250 words per answer. Not every question was answered by every candidate. More...

David Heberling

Age: 67 on 3/25/2010 Family Info: Married to Marilyn since 6/18/1966. No children. Party Affiliations: Running under the banner of The Square Peg Party Education Background: College graduate Career Description: Residential builder retired. More...

M. Lynn Miller

Age: 52 Family Info: Husband: Greg Miller. Children: Daughter, Jessi Carrasco and son, Jack Miller (14), a student at Haldane Middle School. More...

Commentary

Federalist No. 39:

Conformity to Republican Principles

In Federalist No. 39, James Madison explains how the proposed Constitution conforms to the idea of republican government—a political form for which the authors of the Federalist had already argued in the preceding papers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Miller Has Earned Her Support

To the Editor: Lynn Miller wins my vote for Village Trustee. A trustee since April 2009, Lynn was appointed by Mayor Seth Gallagher to fill out his term as Trustee when he was elected Mayor. More...

Junjulas’s Assertions Aren’t Fair

To the Editor: More...

When Does The Greed Stop?

To the Editor: The first Budget Workshop of The Garrison Union Free School was held on Wednesday, February 24, under the new system of budget oversite. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The election for Cold Spring Trustees will be held on March 16, and the Candidates Forum, sponsored by the Putnam County News & Recorder, will be held in the Cold Spring Firehouse on Monday, March 8, at 7pm. More...

Bank Street Snowman Weathers the Storm

George, Harry, and Catherine Leiter in front of their enormous snowman. The boys and their dad, Robert, spent most of Sunday building it. More...

‘A Miracle’ in Garrison Head-on Crash

Police are calling it a miracle that no one was killed or even seriously injured in a headon crash along Route 9D in Garrison. More...

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF LOCAL LAW #1-2010

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF LOCAL LAW #1-2010 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Putnam Valley duly adopted Local Law #1-2010 on February 17, 2010 . More...

Please be advised that the next meeting of the Planning Board will be held at Town Hall,

LEGAL NOTICE Please be advised that the next meeting of the Planning Board will be held at Town Hall, 265 Oscawana Lake Road on Monday March 8, 2010, for the purpose of considering the following applications: Communications: 5:30pm Regular Meeting More...

Fire and Water

Meetings of the Nelsonville Village Board most often feature brief agendas and sparse attendance. More...

Coffers Are Empty But Spending Continues

When it comes to sales tax, the new year has begun where 2009 has left off. More...

GUFS Hosts First Budget Workshop

GARRISON SCHOOL BOARD

The Garrison school board held its first budget workshop on February 24. More...

Haldane Varsity Boys Fall to Blind Brook in Semifinals

The Haldane boys’ varsity basketball season came to a disappointing conclusion last Monday with a loss to Blind Brook in the Section One Class C Semifinals at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

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. 12-3pm Fri. Mar. More...

Alto and Tenor Sax Combination at West Point Recital

The West Point Band Chamber Recital Series will continue on Sunday, March 7, at 3pm, in the Jewish Chapel featuring Staff Sergeant Derrick James on alto saxophone. More...

Shrinking Man at the Depot Theatre—Incredible!

If, as theatrical lore has it, a bad dress rehearsal foretells a good opening night, what does no dress rehearsal foretell? Or no tech rehearsal to check lights, sound, projections, props? More...

Schools

Haldane School Foundation Donates $35,300 to School

If you think the Haldane School Foundation (HSF) just sponsors fun parties like the Snow Ball, then think again. HSF recently donated $35,300 to Haldane for enrichment programs that affect every student from kindergartners to graduating seniors. More...

Maple Syrup Day at Little Stony Point This Sunday

Little Stony Point Citizens Association will host its 21st Annual Maple Syrup Day this Sunday, March 7, from 10am to 1pm. More...

Haldane Teachers Partner With Heart Association

The Haldane Faculty Association (HFA) and the entire Haldane School District are working together to attend the 2010 Dutchess Ulster Heart Walk. This walk is being held on Saturday, March 13, at Vassar College. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Bunny Adams

Worked with Houlihan Lawrence in Cold Spring

In Memoriam: We regret to announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Bunny Adams More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Announces Changes

As president of Philipstown Little League (PLL) I have the responsibility to ensure each child playing in our league has a safe and enjoyable environment while learning the beautiful games of baseball and softball. More...

Local Boys are Ice Time Modified Champs

(L-R): Connor McCullough (Garrison, 8th grade), Jacob Cox (Cold Spring, 7th grade), Cornwall’s J.D. More...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Holds Training Session

The SUNY Youth Sports Institute will be holding a training session for the Philipstown Little League on Saturday, March 6, from 4 to 7pm. The training session will be held in the Philipstown Recreation Center on Route 9D in Garrison. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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