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Courtroom Packed for Murder Trial

Grigoroff contends that he watched as his friend Byron Mountain shot Marcinak

A courtroom at the new Putnam County Courthouse was filled to capacity Monday when the trial for a young man accused of brutally murdering a popular Garrison businessman got underway. More...

Fed Up Yet?

State goes after sliced bagels for more tax revenue

Bagel lovers are about to revolt as bagel cops are on patrol. New York State is facing record deficits and has recently begun new enforcement of an old law that is hitting the consumer at their local bagel shop. More...

A Trailblazing Nod to an All-American Artist  Free Access 

On Saturday evening at its annual gala, the Putnam County Historical Society will honor Garrison’s Don Nice with its Israel Putnam Trailblazer award. More...

Clifford the Big Red Dog Visits Haldane Kindergarten

HALDANE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Clifford the Big Red Dog visited Haldane kindergarten students to help them get their year off to a great start. Clifford, a.k.a. Dr. Mark Villanti, Haldane Superintendent of Schools, very enthusiastically welcomed the new students to Haldane. More...

Want to Join the School Board?

District seeks applicants to fill Mackay’s seat

At its September 16 meeting, the Putnam Valley School Board moved to fill the trustee position of recently resigned board Vice President Tina Mackay by inviting interested community members to submit letters of interest. More...

 

Elections

2010 ELECTIONS: QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

With the general election campaign underway, the PCN&R will be asking a question each week of local candidates for Congress, State Senate, State Assembly, and County Executive. More...

Schools

Nursery School Celebrates 50th Anniversary

St. Philip’s Nursery School welcomes new preschoolers to the 2010-11 school year while beginning its 50th year of operation. Children first attended St. More...

Conor Austin is Constitution Marsh Summer Intern

PHILIPSTOWN GARDEN CLUB

Conor Austin has worked this summer at Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary as one of the Philipstown Garden Club Interns through the Summer Internship Program. More...

Perspectives

Defending Incentive Zoning

We should embrace a tool that will empower our small town

I would like to address some disinformation regarding the proposed incentive zoning law for the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Susan Matthews

Mary Susan Matthews, age 96, a longtime area resident of Cold Spring and Nelsonville, died on September 19, 2010, at Field Home-Holy Comforter in Yorktown. More...

Robert ‘Bob’ Dahlia

Robert “Bob” Dahlia, 75 of Fairmont, WV passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010, surrounded by his family. Bob was born October 12, 1934, in Peekskill, son of the late Clara and Salvatore Dahlia. More...

Sports News

Girls’ Tennis, Volleyball and Soccer Teams Post Impressive Wins

The Haldane girls’ tennis, soccer and volleyball teams went undefeated for the week, while the boys’ soccer squad also picked up a win during a busy sports week for the Blue Devils. TENNIS More...

Mitey Mite Hawks Suffer First Defeat

On Saturday September 18th the Philipstown Mitey Mite Hawks hosted the Whitestone Wolverines from Queens in a non-conference game at Mayors Park. More...

PSC Notches 3 Wins in Soccer Action

The Philipstown Soccer Club came away with 3 wins in 5 matches during a full day of action this past Sunday at the St. Basil Academy Field in Garrison. More...

Leibell Levels Charges at Sheriff  Free Access 

Smith denies county executive candidate’s cronyism accusations

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Politicians Criticize High School Taxes  Free Access 

It seems the only issue many Putnam politicians can agree upon is that school taxes are too high. More...

Televised Board Sets Fee in Lieu of Parking

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

In their first meeting to be filmed for television, the Cold Spring Village Board reviewed their quarterly expenses and revenue and set a $250 fee for the parking waiver that was recently incorporated in village law. More...

Astounding Tie by Tiny Mite Hawks Makes Believers of All

It was halftime at the football matchup between the Philipstown Tiny Mite Hawks and the Wappingers Giants on Sunday, September 19. More...

Good Morning Garrison

GARRISON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

During the month of July, Garrison School’s Fifth Grade video production of morning news show, “Good Morning Garrison,” was highlighted on Cablevision’s Neighborhood Journal. More...

Dimming the Lights at the Waterfront

COLD SPRING HISTORIC REVIEW BOARD

The Village of Cold Spring Historic Review Board and a few curious onlookers gathered at the Cold Spring Dock on Wednesday night for a demonstration of the proposed “dark sky technology” lighting for the waterfront. More...

A Week for Leaks

The Cold Spring Water Department announced that, last week, two leaks were found in the distribution system, both on private service lines. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

BOSCOBEL Route 9D, Garrison 265-3638 boscobel.org Open daily except Tuesday, 9:30am-5pm, last tour 4pm $16/adults, $12/seniors, $7/children, 6-14, under 6/free Now thro More...

Music Festival to Benefit The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration Music Program

­­Celebrated local talent and acclaimed visiting artists will offer a lively afternoon of folk, jazz and world music at Cold Spring’s historic chapel site, The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, on Sunday, October 3, at 3pm. Tickets are $10. More...

Painted Betty Plays the Depot

Philipstown Depot Theatre Music Tracks presents Painted Betty, Sunday September 26, at 7pm. Tickets for this performance are $15 for Adults and $12 for seniors and students and are available by calling the theatre box office at 845- 424-3900. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

When you make your plans to head to the Village of Cold Spring for the all-day Harvest Festival on Saturday, be sure to extend your visit and wander down to the Metro-North station parking lot to catch the shuttle bus for the short ride to Constitut 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 mornin More...

Upcoming

COLD SPRING Comprehensive Plan Draft to be released September 29. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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