September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Final Sound Off in Siren Saga

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

The Cold Spring fire siren debate has come to a close. Really ... well, maybe. More...

Tiny Mites Begin Season with 24-0 Victory

Perhaps it was inspiration from scrimmaging in Michie Stadium after last Saturday’s, Army vs. Hawaii game, but chances are this team’s victorious season opener is attributed to sensible coaching and supportive parents. More...

Hawks Land at Michie Stadium

On Saturday, September 11, the Philipstown Hawks traveled to West Point for a day of fun as they prepared for their upcoming season. The Tiny Mite, Mitey Mite, and Jr. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

With its Own Tank, Putnam is Prepared for the Worst

Putnam County's highly trained Emergency Response Team is ready for disaster. More...

Putnam Honors its 9/11 Heroes

Five hundred men, women and children paid tribute Saturday evening to Putnam’s eight heroes killed nine years ago on September 11 when terrorists at the controls of two commercial jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center in lower Manhatta More...

County Terminates Rep. Hall’s Lease

Congressman John Hall will have a new constituent office address on January 1 should he be victorious at the polls in November. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

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Vassar Hosts Concert to Support Haitian Music School

The Vassar Haiti Project will present a special concert on Friday, September 24, by Les Petits Chanteurs, accompanied by a chamber ensemble from the Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. More...

Joe McPhee and Trio X to Play Chapel of Our Lady

“Probably the best saxophone/ cornet instrumentalist in the history of jazz.”— Cadence Magazine More...

Perspectives

Too Brief a Sunrise: A Look at Philipstown’s First Homicide

(Part 1 of 3)

George Denny could well have been assumed as being a character leaping from the pages of a Dickens tale of impoverishment and degradation; his family environment and upbringing having been of murky deterioration throughout his abbreviated, grievous More...

Sweet September and a Carrot Collins

All grownups worth their wrinkles and creaky knees know that “If it’s not one thing, it’s another.” Looking for the upside while sliding down the downside is called coping and, in the middle of September, gardeners cope by he More...

Children's Activities

Tilly Foster Farm’s ‘Fine Fall Day’

On September 18, from 10am to 2pm, there will be various opportunities to interact with some of the animals who call Tilly Foster Farm Home. More...

New Daddys Learn the Basics

Three Conscious Fathering ™ workshops have been added to the fall schedule of events at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Sports News

Haldane Opens Season with Mixed Results

Three of Haldane’s fall sports programs kicked off their seasons, highlighted by the volleyball team’s strong showing at last weekend’s Hendrick Hudson Tournament. More...

Putnam Valley Football Team Falls to Lourdes, 32-8

PUTNAM VALLEY- The Putnam Valley high football team opened the season at home under the lights on Saturday against league foe Lourdes and lost, 32-8. It’s a new league, coach and style for the undersized Tigers. More...

Philipstown Mitey Mite Hawks Top Peekskill

On Sunday September 12 the Philipstown Mitey Mite Hawks opened up their 2010 season at home versus Peekskill. More...

Remembering 9/11 at Graymoor

On Saturday, September 11, 2010, at 9am almost 200 people attended a prayer service at the World Trade Center Memorial Cross in the St. Jude Pond and Prayer Garden located on the grounds of Graymoor. More...

Grigoroff’s Murder Trial Begins

Jury selection began Monday in Putnam County Court for the upcoming trial of a Lake Peekskill man accused of brutally slaying a popular Garrison businessman on New Year’s Eve Day 2008. More...

Garrison Named a National Blue Ribbon School

The Garrison Union Free School has been named one of the nation’s Blue Ribbon Schools for 2010 in recognition of academic excellence. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the announcement September 9. More...

Village Boat Club Gets New Commodore

The night before New York State voters headed to the polls, a segment of Cold Spring society was focused on another election: the Boat Club’s annual selection of its officers. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Hayworth is Putnam’s Top Vote Getter

A novice to the political arena has become Putnam’s top vote getter on Primary Day. More...

Ball Trounces Murphy in 40th State Senate Race

There was a party Tuesday night at Primavera Restaurant & Bar in Croton Falls, as Greg Ball supporters gathered to celebrate his landslide victory over Somers Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy. More...

Galef Announces Candidacy in Cold Spring

On September 8 Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announced her candidacy for re-election to the New York Assembly, 90th Assembly District. Assemblywoman Galef also announced she has the endorsement of the New York League of Conservation Voters. More...

Schools

Bike MS Southern New York Starts Rolling

The NYC - Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society will host more than 1,000 cyclists at Bike MS Southern NY on Sunday, Sept. 26. More...

Volunteer at Minnewaska Trails Day

Come to Minnewaska State Park Preserve to meet new friends, help improve trail conditions and learn about basic trail maintenance from experienced trail keepers on Sunday, September 19, from 10am to 2pm. More...

PV Education Foundation Seeks Members

The Putnam Valley Education Foundation has been able to fund over $70,000.00 in grants since 2003, thanks to ongoing community support. New members and supporters are always welcome. More...

Letters to the Editor

Appreciation

To the Editor: My family always knew what a wonderful community we live in but after this summer we felt it was necessary to share that view with everyone. More...

Look: She Said it Herself

To the Editor: In the September 9th Journal News, my opponent, Sandy Galef, said, “I think this is the year for change.” More...

Failure

To the Editor: More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Miriam Dinerman

Miriam Dinerman, 85, died peacefully on Saturday, July 18, 2010, at her home in Pasadena, California. More...

Gail J. Koff

Gail Koff, a part-time resident of Philipstown for more than 20 years, died in New York City on August 31, from complications of leukemia at age 65. Ms. Koff was born in Manhattan on May 15, 1945, the daughter of Murray and Sylvia Koff. More...

David N. McCarthy, Sr.

David N. McCarthy, Sr., age 81, longtime resident of Cold Spring and Garrison, died on Sunday, September 12 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Fall is in the air! There are too many events to mention all of them here, but the PCN&R’s Coming Events calendar can guide your planning process. More...

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE Conservative Synagogue 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Josh Wohl Cantor Ellen Gersh 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm Sat. More...

Lions Welcome A New Member

The Cold Spring Lions Club is happy to announce the addition of Diana Swinburne to its membership. More...

Weekly Poll

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