July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Determining Dockside’s Future

State will only allow nonprofit uses for prime waterfront property

Cold Spring moved a step closer to assuming control of Dockside Park, owned by New York State, when the Village Board last week reviewed a draft state agreement to cede day-to-day authority over the riverfront property for 15 years. More...

Under Boscobel’s Big Tent: More Music to Our Ears?

To be or not to be continued— that is the question. And it’s a key question being asked by Boscobel House & Gardens after a pretty successful musical experiment was conducted there under the big tent on the evening of Monday, June 22. More...

Young Boy Dies in Cold Spring

An unidentified four-year-old boy suffered cardiac arrest while traveling through Cold Spring from Beacon on Monday, June 28, at approximately 8:15am. He was in a car with his parents, who immediately drove to the Cold Spring Fire House. More...

Fun For All at Pop Warner Clinic

Pop Warner’s free football clinic provided a fun day for a whole lot of Philipstown Youth! More...

 

Civics and Politics

From the Chamber

Two of our Board members, Lynn Miller and Buddy Traina, recently suggested that I get to know Sam Tallerico, the founder and operator of Cold Spring Radio. I’m really glad I did. More...

Putnam Chamber Is Needed for Business Growth

A new undertaking is well underway within Putnam County with the potential to have a huge impact on independent business. More...

Schools

Motivational Humorist Brings Laughter and Tears to PV

More than 130 people packed the Putnam Valley Firehouse recently to laugh, cry, and get a much-needed break from the stresses of everyday life as they listened to motivational humorist Yvonne Conte. More...

Dean's List

Marissa Gannon Marissa Gannon, of Cold Spring, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 semester at SUNY Cortland. Marissa, a Haldane graduate, is majoring in geographic information systems. Sean Gilmartin More...

Holly Fraser Graduates From Canterbury School

Holly Fraser, of Garrison, graduated from Canterbury School in New Milford, CT, on June 1, 2010. She will be attending the University of Tampa, FL this fall. More...

Letters to the Editor

Decide for Yourself on Zoning

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PV Firehouse to be Discussed

To the Editor: On Monday, July 12, 2010, the Putnam Valley Planning Board will hold a scoping session for the Putnam Valley Fire Department’s proposed $11 million firehouse on Oscawana Lake Road next to the ambulance corps. More...

Historic, Environmental, And Endangered

To the Editor: This most historic and environmental of all villages, Cold Spring, continually needs to be safeguarded. It is a working village, cherished and constantly being rescued by its residents and visitors. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Girls All Star Softball Win Their First Two

These girls show why they’re All Stars, winning their first two softball contests. More...

Panthen Receives Award at Namath Football Camp Tilly

Jordan Panthen spent a week honing his football skills at the Joe Namath Football Camp at Western Connecticut State University. More...

Renegades Team Up With Cancer Group to Raise Funds

Support Connection, Inc., an independent non-profit organization, announces “Show Your Support Night” with the Hudson Valley Renegades at Dutchess Stadium, a fun family night that will raise awareness about breast and ovarian cancer and More...

Podcast of the July 6 Cold Spring Weekly Workshop

Debating composting toilets, bandstand wedding fee

The Cold Spring Village Board on July 6 resumed debate on allowing composting toilets at the West Point Foundry Preserve and use of the riverfront bandstand for weddings. Look for a full report in next Wednesday's PCN&R. More...

Cold Spring Community Day Video  Free Access 

Video from the July 4 festivities

The Cold Spring Pipe Band plays "America the Beautiful" on Main Street during the July 4 parade. For instant access to the PCN&R's journalism online, add only $5 to your print subscription. Click on the subscribe link above or call (845) 265-2468. More...

Ted Fink, the Green Planner

When Philipstown citizens ask at public and private meetings how the proposed overhaul of the zoning law will affect economic development and taxes in what is one of the most highly taxed places in America, town officials do not elaborate on economic More...

Blood of Patriots and America’s Sovereignty Remembered

“There are but two parties now: traitors and patriots. And I want hereafter to be ranked with the latter.” —Ulysses S. Grant More...

A Cozy Family Atmosphere at Nicola’s

Dining Out in Philip stow n

A new old friend is back in town. The Route 9 Italian restaurant known for many years as Nick and Angie’s recently reopened for business, as Nicola’s, once again owned and operated by the Iebba family. More...

Announcement

Because of the 4th of July Holiday, garbage pickup in the Village of Nelsonville will be on Saturday, July 10th. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. More...

Postcards and Matchboxes Solo Exhibit at Van Brunt

Van Brunt Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition, Postcards and Matchboxes, of all-new paintings by British- Brazilian-American artist and Hudson Valley resident, James Westwater, best known for surreal, arresting paintings that feature a r More...

Music Programs at Arts on the Lake This Summer

From classical to the blues, there’s a variety of great music to be heard at Arts on the Lake this summer. Rock takes over on Friday, July 16, with a local bands rock concert from 6 to 10pm. More...

Commentary

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALIST NO. 78 — “THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMEnT” — COnTInUED

To the People of the State of New York: They thought it reasonable, that between the interfering acts of an EQUAL authority, that which was the last indication of its will should have the preference. More...

Clarifications and Corrections

It has come to our attention that there has been confusion about the source of an advertising insert that ran in the June 16, 2010, issue of the PCN&R. More...

Perspectives

Myths and Facts About Citizens of Philipstown

In recent months, several myths have been circulating about Citizensof Philipstown. org. I would like shed some light on the truth about our organization. Myth No. 1: CitizensofPhilipstown. org is not transparent. More...

Births

Ryan John Galligan

Ryan John Galligan was born at Vassar Brothers Hospital on June 9, 2010, at 5:30pm to his proud parents Jennifer (Buhr) and Glenn Galligan of Fishkill. Ryan weighed 7lb 3oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael J. Tully

Services on Tuesday in Cold Spring

Michael J. Tully, a merchant banker, of Garrison, NY, passed away on Thursday, July 8th, 2010 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. More...

Elizabeth A. Mitchell

Elizabeth A. Mitchell of Cold Spring, beloved sister, aunt, friend, and teacher, was born in Bridgeport, CT, on June 20, 1934, and died on Monday June 28, 2010. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Please note that the Classifieds page has been moved this week to page 15. The Putnam County Historical Society lawn party will be held this coming Saturday, July 10, at the home of Peter Hofmann and Bill Burback. See ad on this page. More...

Town And Village Consolidate Recycling

A series of meetings were scheduled by the Philipstown Highway Superintendent, Roger Chirico, regarding recycling between the Village of Cold Spring and the Town of Philipstown. More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Dept. of Health is sponsoring a free rabies vaccination clinic at Hubbard Lodge, 2920 Route 9, Cold Spring, on Sat. July 17, 2010, from 10am–12pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets! More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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