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Gaze into the Future with the Special Board

After years of dialogue, Comprehensive Plan for Cold Spring released

After nearly four years and more than 100 meetings, Cold Spring’s Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan/Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan is releasing its Comprehensive Plan Wednesday, Sept. 29. More...

Chilling Testimony in Garrison Murder Trial

MARCINAK MURDER

Testimony continues this week at the Putnam County Courthouse in Carmel as the trial of a young man accused of brutally murdering a popular Garrison businessman has reached the halfway point. More...

Sen. Leibell Levels Charges at Sheriff

Last week, State Senator Vincent Leibell and Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith squared off in a war of words, accusing each other of corruption and intimidation. More...

Constitution Island’s Family Day 2010

Wagon rides were one of the most popular attractions of Ailes the day. More...

Mike Kaplowitz is Out to Balance New York’s Checkbook  Free Access 

40TH STATE SENATE RACE

With negative campaigns, personal attacks, and power at stake, politics is not an ideal place for the lighthearted. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY Route 9D & 403, Garrison 424-3020 dfl.highlands.com Hours: M/W/F: 10am - 5pm; Tue & Thu 2-9pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 1 - 5pm Sat Oct 2 - Puppet Show, 11:30 am GARRISON ART CENTER More...

Don’t Miss Boston Trio at the Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle presents, in a repeat performance, the Boston Trio, violinist Irina Muresanu, cellist Allison Eldrege, and pianist Heng-Jin Park. More...

Live Music Calendar

FRIDAY OCT. 1 TENBROOKS MOLLY 7-10pm, Henry’s at The Inn on the Hudson, 634 Main St., Peekskill SATURDAY OCT. 2 SPENCER BOHREN 7:30pm, Putnam Arts Council, Belle Levin Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Rd., Mahopac SATURDAY, OCT. More...

Community

Annual Gala of the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum

Saturday, September 25, 2010, at The Highlands Country Club

Trustee Terry & Charles Polhemus, Lori & Lou Paggiotta, Ellen & Wayne McGough, Amber Polhemus & Richard Pidala III, Britney Polhemus & Randi Padilla Don Nice, recipient of the Israel Putnam Trailblazer Award |align=right|wid More...

Sports News

Haldane Volleyball, Tennis Remain Undefeated

The fall sports schedule kicked into full gear this week, with all 6 varsity sports in action. More...

American Spirit

Honoring Our Heroes, Past & Present

Michael Monsoor, Taking After His Namesake, Was a Warrior for Good in the Face of Evil I t has been exactly four years since Petty Officer Michael Anthony More...

Mitey-Mite Hawks Back on Track

On Sunday, September 26, the Mitey-Mite Hawks from Philipstown traveled to Walter Panas High School to take on the Cortlandt Panthers. The Hawks were looking to rebound off a tough loss the week before. More...

WEB UPDATE: Board Grants Money to Learn How to Ask for More Grants

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CAC of the Town of Philipstown-October 6 Meeting Notice

The CAC of the Town of Philipstown will hold a special meeting at 7:30 pm Oct 6 at the Town Recreation Building in the cafeteria. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Missing Woman Found Along Hudson Shoreline

Late night seach ends with a collective sigh of relief

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More Politicans Raise School Tax Concerns

Sept. 30 is the final day to pay those dreaded school tax bills for the 2010-11 school year. More...

Putnam Legislature Fine Tunes Budget

Ten days of deliberations on the part of the Putnam Legislature have resulted in what its chairman Vincent Tamagna described as “fine tuning” of Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi’s $135 million fiscal spending plan. More...

Painting Pumpkins

Cold Spring’s Harvest Festival Celebrates Fall in All Its Glory

There was fun aplenty at Cold Spring’s Harvest Festival last Saturday. See page 7 for more photographs. More...

Trading Comedy For Intrigue, and All in a Corset

In An Error of the Moon, a new drama at the Beckett Theatre in New York City, actress Margaret Copeland plays the loving and steadfast wife to Edwin Booth, the renowned actor that is perhaps better known as the brother to Lincoln assassin John Wi More...

Schools

Garrison Announces Class Officers

This September, ten Garrison School eighth graders interested in becoming school leaders threw their hats into the political ring as they ran election campaigns based on positive initiatives. More...

Local Young Adults are High Achievers

... Navy Airman Apprentice ANDREW E. SHULMAN, son of Annemarie and Richard A. Shulman of Putnam Valley, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Tracking Coyotes at the Nature Museum

On Saturday, October 2 at 10am, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Tracking Coyotes! at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. More...

Perspectives

‘A Grand and Eloquent Hymn to the Union’

George Washington’s Farewell Address was not a public speech. Nor was it a farewell. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hayworth Is a Friend of Israel

To the Editor: Nan Hayworth is running for Congress in the 19th CD. She is a strong supporter of Israel. More...

Throw the Bum Out

To the Editor: More...

Galef is a Champion of Reform

To the Editor: More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The Village of Nelsonville announces that Healy Road will be closed to vehicular traffic traveling from Route 301 thru to Route 9D on Thursday, September 30. A large dead tree needs to be cut down near 103 Healy Rd. If you live on Healy Rd. More...

CORRECTION:

CORRECTION: On page 8 of the September 22, 2010, PCN&R, in the article “Dimming the Lights at the Waterfront,” we incorrectly gave photo credit to reporter Catherine Garnsey. More...

Dignitaries in Town for U.N. Meeting Greet Local Residents

Haldane student, Alek Maasik (middle) meets with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves (left) in New York City this past weekend. More...

Poll

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