April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Reorganized and Ready to Work

On April 5 the Cold Spring Village Board held its annual rite of passage for new trustees and refresher for the mayor and existing trustees—the reorganizational meeting. More...

A Rare Form of Pork Thrives in Putnam

It’s been a long winter for man and beast alike! More...

The Granddaughter of Butterfield’s Dr. Ralph Hall Retrieves his Portrait

Dr. Ralph M. Hall was “the doctor” in Cold Spring for many of Philipstown’s citizens in the first half of the twentieth century, when general practitioners, as well as house calls, were still the norm. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Galef Promotes Teacher Retirement Incentives as a Cost Cutting Measure

New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef favors an early retirement teacher incentive that will be voted upon in the State Assembly any day now. More...

Schools

Garrison’s Third Graders Wax Historical About Women

One day in March, students in Kathy Moscati’s class simply froze in place. They were dressed in costumes and couldn’t speak until red dots drawn on their palms were pressed. More...

West Point Band Presents Young Artist Concert

The West Point Band will present its annual “Young Artist” concert on Sunday, April 18, at 3pm in the Eisenhower Hall Ballroom. Flutists Audrey Zybura and Rachel Susser will be the afternoon’s featured soloists. More...

A Groundwater Runoff Pollution Lesson At Haldane

Haldane first grade students and teacher, Sarah Grom, learn how rivers and streams are polluted from groundwater runoff. More...

Perspectives

Re-zoning: Can We Afford It?

I served on the 2020 Comprehensive Plan Committee, but have not been apprised of the re-zoning process. More...

Viewing the Hudson from Garrison’s Arden Point

Pastimes

Near the southern entrance to the Garrison train station, it would be easy to miss the sign for the trail to Arden Point. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James T. Lemmo

       James T. Lemmo, age 81, of Cold Spring, NY died on April 7, 2010, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, surrounded by his family. More...

Mary S. Etta

Mary S. Etta, age 90, a 70-year Cold Spring resident died on April 6, 2010. Born on August 29, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary (Muschock) Scoba. She was the widow of the late Charles F. Etta, Sr. Mrs. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The Zoning Workshop, with a focus on residential properties, will be held Wednesday, April 7, at 7:30pm in the Haldane School Gym auditorium. The annual Members’ meeting of the Putnam County Historical Society will be held on Sat. More...

Philipstown Beach Cleanups Need Volunteer Helpers

A multitude of local volunteer and governmental organizations have come together to help Philipstown renew some of its favorite Hudson River beaches. 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...

Children's Activities

Big Red Doors Concert for Kids at Howland Center

Two outstanding children’s entertainers will perform their Big Red Doors Concert for Kids on Saturday, April 10 at 3pm. More...

Early Registration Dates Set for PV Rec’s Day Camp

Putnam Valley Parks and Recreation has set the dates for early registration for the Putnam Valley Day Camp. More...

Looking for a Job?

Hudson Valley Job Fair is next Wednesday

Dutchess Community College will host the 2010 Hudson Valley Job Fair on April 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Falcon Hall gymnasium. The college is located at 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. More...

Residential Re-zoning

Will property owners weigh in?

EXTRA! Get a hold of today's Putnam County News for a preview of tonight's Philipstown Zoning Workshop @ 7:30PM in the Haldane School Gym. Be informed. Copies are for sale at the PCN&R office if you can't wait until it arrives in your mailbox. More...

Redesign County Government?

Bondi calls Putnam’s governing structure an ‘endangered species’

County Executive Robert Bondi believes the time has come to redesign and reorganize Putnam County government. More...

Two New Village Trustees Sworn In

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

It was almost too beautiful to head indoors at 3:30pm on Monday when the swearing-in ceremony for Cold Spring’s two new Village Board trustees was set to begin. More...

Easter Egg-citement at the Tiny Tots Park in Cold Spring

It was really cold Saturday morning during the season of Lent, but that didn’t deter some 120 bundled up children, with their parents, from attending the 7th Annual Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt at the Cold Spring Tiny Tots Park. More...

Public Announcements

The Village of Cold Spring Highway Department will collect leaves and lawn debris on April 7 and April 14. All lawn debris and leaves must be bagged in either plastic or paper bags and placed at the curbside. 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. More...

Art Center Announces Photo Competition

Garrison Art Center is requesting entries for this year’s juried photographic competition and exhibition, PHOTOcentric 2010. More...

Historical Society to Hold Annual Meeting On Saturday

The Putnam County Historical Society (PCHS) will hold its 2010 annual meeting of members at the Foundry School Museum on Saturday, April 10, at 3pm. The principal business is the presentation of trustees and officers for the coming year. More...

Community

Become a Volunteer Puppy Raiser for Guiding Eyes For the Blind

Annual resolutions come in all shapes and sizes; some are more successful than others. More...

Commentary

To the People of the State of New York:

Part of the PCN&R’s Federalist papers series. In Federalist No. More...

FEDERALIST NO. 51: CHECKS AND BALANCES (PART 2)

To the People of the State of New York: In republican government, the legislative authority necessarily predominates. More...

Letters to the Editor

Why Live on a Historic Road if You Want it Paved?

To the Editor: Four families in the bottom section of Old Albany Post Road near the monument in Continental Village have given the town permanent easements on their driveways in order for the town to repair driveways on what was their private pro More...

Where was the Praise?

To the Editor: More...

Local Business & Volunteers Make Fundraiser a Success

To the Editor: More...

Police Blotter

Garrison Teen Arrested on Drug Charges

State Police at East Fishkill arrested Nicholas Kasterine, 18, last week after troopers stopped his car on I-84 in the vicinity of the Taconic State Parkway in Stormville since the auto bore no inspection sticker. More...

13-year-old Charged in PV Burglary

A 13-year-old Putnam Valley boy is facing incarceration at a youth detention center following his arrest in connection with a residential burglary. More...

Sports News

Haldane Drops Opener to Keio 4-1

When Haldane’s baseball squad took the field last week to open the season, they found themselves looking over at a very familiar foe. More...

Weekly Poll

Who are you rooting for in the World Series?
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