March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sweet Times at Little Stony Point

Sunday morning there were blue skies, sunshine, and the lilting sounds of bagpipes and drums filling the air on the banks of the Hudson at Little Stony Point Park, Route 9D, Cold Spring, for their 21st Annual Maple Syrup Day. More...

Zoning Draft Available Thursday

The Revised Proposed Zoning Law will be available at the Philipstown Town Clerk’s Office on Thursday, March 11, 2010. The PCN&R will feature full coverage of the new document in the March 17 issue. More...

Take a Stroll Into the Woods at Haldane

Haldane High School invites you to their spring musical production, Into the Woods. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Legislature Makes Appointments

The Putnam Legislature has made numerous appointments to a number of committees serving county government. More...

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. More...

Ancient Mediterranean Trade Routes: Library Talk

On Saturday, March 13, at 2pm, Carolyn Doggett Smith will talk about Shipping and Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison. Smith will focus on the late first century A.D. More...

Depot Dances Graces the Stage of the Depot Theatre

Depot Dances is a dance performance series at the Philipstown Depot Theatre curated and produced by choreographer and dancer Lauren Hale Biniaris, artistic director of Lauren Hale Dance. More...

Commentary

To the People of the State of New York:

Federalist No. 23: The Necessity for an Energetic Government

In Federalist No. 23, Alexander Hamilton makes the case for an energetic federal government in the realm of national defense. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tough Spot for GUFS Board

Letter Sent to the Garrison Union Free School Board of Trustees and Reprinted at the Request of the Author More...

How Can GUFS Do This?

To the Editor: More...

Transparency Has Been Foiled So Far

To the Editor: I am about to attend, the second, of four scheduled 2010-11 Budget Workshops hosted by the Garrison United Free School District Board of Education. More...

Leonard Named to Planning Board

Workforce housing and winter storm also discussed

At last week’s meeting of the Philipstown Town Board Continental Village resident Mike Leonard was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Andrew Pidala on the Philipstown Planning Board. Five candidates were interviewed in recent weeks. More...

CAC Cites Concerns About Nazareth Way Drainage

The Philipstown Conservation Advisory Committee (CAC) Tuesday night expressed concerns about potential drainage problems with the planned creation of a 40-car parking lot at Winter Hill, the Garrison property at 20 Nazareth Way envisioned as a headqu More...

Storm, Budget Dominate Haldane Board Discussion

HALDANE SCHOOL BOARD

“We’ve had challenging weeks.” More...

PV Budget Schedule Released

PUTNAM VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD

At its March 4 session the Putnam Valley school district released its 2010-11 budget timeline. The document identifies all dates, topics, actions, and deadlines necessary to develop the district budget. More...

Spotlight on Service

On the morning of March 3 the PCN&R joined a distinguished group of community servants at the guidance office of the Garrison School for Community Service Day. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Smith Elected a VP of State Sheriff’s Group

Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith was elected 3rd Vice President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association at the group’s annual meeting in Albany this month. Sheriff Smith will hold the position during 2010. More...

Putnam Elections Board Relocates

LoBue, Fusco are lone dissenting voices

After being housed in cramped quarters for many years in Southeast, the Putnam County Board of Elections will be moving to a new facility off Old Route 6 in Carmel, but not without some legislative fireworks. More...

Putnam County Clerk Sant Will Seek Reelection in November

Calling it the “best job” in county government, Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant has made it official—he will seek another four-year term in November. More...

Schools

Garrison School 2009/10 Second Quarter Honor Roll

PRINCIPAL’S LIST/ HIGH HONOR ROLL with DISTINCTION: Grade 8: Matthew Drotar, Sarah Hard; Grade 7: Micah Adams, Emmanuelle Palikuca, Kaan Solakoglu, Serena Wessely; Grade 6: Isabella Convertino, Matthew Hard, Marina Martin, Caitlin Mc- More...

O’Neill 2009/2010 Second Quarter Honor Roll

HIGH HONOR ROLL Grade 12: Brendan Barber, Andrew Bean, Caroline Cannon, Eugenia Copeland, Marion Copeland, Jennifer Galezo, Camille Mackey, Randi Padilla, Brittany Polhemus, Grade 11: Olivia Janicelli, Olivia Tal Levinson Grade 9: Madison M More...

Godspell is O’Neill High School’s Spring Musical

The spring musical at O’Neill this year is Godspell, a fun, modern-day retelling of the New Testament parables from The Gospel According to Matthew. The show is at times comedic, and at times sentimental. More...

Births

Josephine Maxime Martin

Born on December 21, 2009, to Mr. and Mrs. John S. Martin. She was 7 pounds and 7 ounces, and 21 inches at birth. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lois Hustis, age 75, of Cold Spring

Lois Hustis, age 75, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY More...

Houlihan Lawrence Honors the Memory of Our Dear Friend and Colleague “Bunny”

Bernadette Adams of Stormville, New York, died peacefully in her home on Saturday, February 27, 2010. She was born on February 3, 1948, in Queens, N.Y., the sixth of seven children of Josephine Ricigliano Adams and Charles Adams. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The snow is almost gone, just in time for this weekend when we “Spring” forward and turn our clocks one hour ahead. The snowdrops are blooming, the daffodils are up about two inches, and Spring arrives officially on March 20. More...

Loretto Accepting Clothing Donations for the Needy

Middle School students from Our Lady of Loretto Parish will be cooking and serving a hot meal and distributing clothing to approximately 200 people in need living in Peekskill. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott- Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. More...

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