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Putnam Valley Grange Farm Tour is Saturday

The Putnam Valley Grange No.841 is hosting its Annual Harvest & Educational Farm Tour on Saturday, October 9, from 11am to 4pm (rain date, October 10), at Willow Ridge Farm, 174 Canopus Hollow Road, in Putnam Valley. More...

Doctor Nan Hayworth Battles Glaucoma, Big Government

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

In biblical times, a rare but simple mixture of mud and some Messianic power could grant a blind man vision. More...

Using a Grant to Ask for More Grants

At Tuesday’s Cold Spring weekly workshop September 7, the board of trustees approved a motion to grant Trustee Airinhos Serradas up to $775 to attend a two day grant-writing course in Hartford, Conn. More...

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Civics and Politics

Census: Putnam’s Taxes Among Nation’s Highest

What do political candidates plan to do?

Putnam County has the 12th highest property taxes out of the more than 3,100 counties in the United States, according to new data from the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey. More...

GOP Committeemen Seek Scannapieco Inquiry

Two members of the Putnam County Republican Committee, Robert Buckley and John Hufnagel, have filed a formal request with the Board of Elections for an investigation into alleged “tampering of signed Republican Designating Petitions in Distric More...

Leibell: Asking Questions is My Job

Sheriff Smith defends overtime within his department

Last month, State Senator Vincent Leibell, the Republican candidate for county executive, triggered a swift reaction from Sheriff Don Smith after suggesting that pensions in the Sheriff’s Department were being inflated. More...

Schools

Pines Bridge School Unveils Track for Multiply Disabled

With tunes like “These Boots are Made for Walking” playing in the background, the Pines Bridge School at Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) formally unveiled its new four-lane, 100-meter track f More...

VFW is Accepting Essay Entries

Each year the Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts of Putnam County reach out to the Middle School and High School students across Putnam County, asking them to submit their written or audio essays to the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen program (for grade More...

Bagarozy Commended

PUTNAM VALLEY SCHOOLS

Logan Bagarozy, a senior at Putnam Valley H.S., was named a Commended Student in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Births

Jozlyn Elizabeth Zhinin-Chiqui

A daughter, Jozlyn Elizabeth Zhinin-Chiqui,was born September 18, 2010, in Valhalla, New York, at the Westchester Medical Hospital to international artists Manuel Zhinin and Maria Chiqui. More...

Sports News

The Week at Haldane: Tennis Team Keeps Rolling and Cross Country Impresses

Haldane’s young tennis squad kept to their winning ways, the cross country squad competed impressively in the Fred Gressler Invitational and the boys’ soccer team had a hard fought tie turn into a loss after the final whistle had sounded More...

Dynamos Win, Knights Keep Tie for First in Soccer Action

The Philipstown Soccer Club’s U-11 entry, the Dynamos, were the only one of the club’s five squads to post a victory this past Sunday, topping Harrison 1-0. More...

Mitey Mite Hawks Beat Highland

On Sunday October 3, the Philipstown Mitey Mite Hawks hosted Highland at Mayors Park. The Hawks were looking to continue their winning ways after defeating Cortlandt the previous week. More...

WEB UPDATE: Nelsonville brothers charged with felony drug sales

One would never surmise that the sleepy little village of Nelsonville would be home to a widespread cocaine distribution network yet due to the professional work of the countywide narcotics enforcement task force, two brothers are in custody on charg More...

Cold Spring’s Kacey Morabito, Voice of the Valley

The Hudson Valley’s Kacey Morabito Grean, best known as the female half of the popular, long-running WHUD daily radio show Mike and Kacey in the Morning, is one of those rare people who has spent her entire adult life doing what she loves, More...

Polhemus to Lead Local Republicans

The general political upheaval seen both around the county and the nation seems to have reached the Philipstown Republican Committee. More...

Special Board Unveils Comprehensive Plan

Stormy weather and local power outages didn’t dampen the first public unveiling of The Village of Cold Spring Comprehensive Plan/Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan (Comprehensive Plan), last Thursday night at 7:30pm at the VFW Hall on Kemble More...

Grigoroff Cries at Trial

The man accused of brutally murdering a popular Garrison businessman testified in his own defense Monday as his trial entered its third week of testimony. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Unlikely Kindred Spirits: Durand and Thoreau

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in partnership with the Cornwall Presbyterian Church presents the Fall Evening Speakers Series: Unlikely Kindred Spirits: A New Vision of Nature in the Works of Asher B. Durand and Henry David Thoreau. More...

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...

Ada Cruz, Jane Arnold, Featured at Marina Gallery Opening

Ceramic artists Jane Arnold, left, and Ada Cruz, right, pose with examples of their work at the opening of their Marina Gallery show on Friday, October 1. More...

Perspectives

The Office of Sheriff: Law Enforcement Through Democracy

I am writing in response to a proposal put forth by County Executive Candidate Vincent Leibell that Putnam County should consider doing away with the office of an elected Sheriff in favor of a system in which the County Executive would appoint a pol More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret T. “Peggy” Egan

Visiting Hours Thursday-Friday; Burial Saturday

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Eve. C. Pattie

Eve C. Pattie, 85, a longtime Putnam Valley resident, died on October 8, 2010. She was born June 4, 1925, daughter of the late Blendon and Lousie (nee Sexton) Croft. In 1948, she married Andrew Pattie, Sr., who predeceased her on January 9, 1979. More...

Angelo Prestianni

Angelo Prestianni, age 82, died on September 27, 2010, in New Hope. He was born in Cold Spring on March 1, 1928, the son of Frank and Alfia Trestianni, and worked here his whole life. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

A Happy Columbus Day next Monday to all! The PCN&R office will be open, as always, so be sure to get your ads, legal ads, and stories in by our Monday noon deadline. More...

Notre Dame Club Hosts ALS Fundraising Walk

On Oct. 17 the Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley will host its ALS Walk, in memory of board member Gus Raspitha, who died last year from what is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. More...

‘Fill Your Bellies, Fill Your Heart’ Fundraiser a Big Hit

A “friendraiser“ to benefit Hudson Valley Hospital Center was held on Friday, September 24, at The Silver Spoon on Main St. in Cold Spring. More...

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