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Galef Defeats Gouldman

10)( Tue sday ni ght, Democratic Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, representative for the 90th district, handily defeated Republican challenger Bill Gouldman with a 63 to 37 percent victory in Westchester. More...

State Senate Race a Close Call

Many voters of this election year were expected to turn a Republican lead in the State Senate. More...

Haldane Football Breaks 16-Game Losing Streak

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Civics and Politics

Salaries Cause Disputes at Philipstown Budget Workshop November

Salary negotiations for town personnel were the main contest at Thursday’s Town of Philipstown Budget Workshop as the town board evaluated the town’s 2011 preliminary budget line-byline. More...

Business and Political Leaders Must Come Together

From The Chamber

Election Night results pleased some and disappointed others, fostering surprises and some predicted results. The seemingly universal sentiment? “Thank goodness it’s over!” More...

Revenue from Sales Tax Continues to Climb

Putnam County lawmakers expressed hope last Wednesday that sales tax revenue for September will continue its upward spiral for the final quarter of the year. More...

Schools

Garrison Students Celebrate ‘Dead Authors Day’

On Friday, October 29, the courtyard at the Garrison School was transformed into a graveyard to celebrate “Dead Authors Day;” the day when the eighth-grade English students present stories by great literary figures of the past to the res More...

Haldane Girls Go to Women Helping Girls with Choices Conference

Three fifth grade girls and three sixth grade girls from Haldane Elementary and Middle Schools had the opportunity to participate in the Women Helping Girls with Choices Conference at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES. More...

Garrison Students Excel at Harvey School

The 1st marking period of the fall term has ended at The Harvey School in Katonah, New York. More...

Births

Margaret Rose O’ Sullivan

A daughter, Margaret Rose O’Sullivan, was born on August 26, 2010, at Putnam Hospital Center to John and Tara O’Sullivan of Cold Spring. Big brother Daniel is very excited to have a little sister. More...

Sports News

Haldane Rallies Past Rondout Valley 8-7

On October 25, 2008, the clock ticked down on a Haldane 48-26 win at Blind Brook. Two weeks later, the Blue Devils lost a sectional battle to Tuckahoe 21-12, and “it” began. More...

Dragons Post Soccer Win, Knights & Dynamos Tie

The Philipstown Soccer Club’s girls’ teams posted two ties and a win this past Sunday in Westchester Youth Soccer League action. The U-12 Dragons made it two wins in a row with a 1-0 victory over Yonkers. More...

Senior Recognition Event for Varsity Boys Soccer

The Haldane Soccer Association honored the senior players at the traditional “Senior Night” at St. Basil’s field after their final home game last Monday. More...

Antique Ammunition Causes Main Street Scare  Free Access 

All is well now: No gunpowder plot in Cold Spring

--PRELIMINARY REPORT-- Remember, remember the fifth of November; could have taken on a new meaning in Cold Spring today. On the anniversary of the Nov. More...

Don’t Forget to Turn Back Your Clocks on Saturday Night  Free Access 

Daylight Savings Time is ending this weekend. More...

Hayworth Ousts Hall

“This night is about the voters. I’ve been listening to them for 14 months. I’ve shared with them my vision for what I would seek to do for them as their Congresswoman … Clearly they have responded affirmatively.” More...

Grigoroff to Learn Fate Next Month

Defense attorney already planning to appeal

Anthony Grigoroff , who is currently incarcerated at the Putnam County Jail, is expected to be sentenced to 25 years in state prison by Putnam County Judge James Reitz on December 14 after having been found guilty of murder. More...

Elections

New York Democrates Show Staying Power

Cuomo Wins New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo won a landslide victory against his Republican opponent, Carl Paladino, in Tuesday’s statewide gubernatorial election. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

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

O’Neill Drama Presents Cabaret Next Friday

The Highland Falls-Fall Montgomery Central School District’s Arts in Education Booster Club presents the O’Neill Drama Club’s, Cabaret and Dinnertainment, an Evening of Song, Dance and Skits on Friday, November 12. More...

Live Music Calendar

SUNDAY NOV. 7 BATTLEFIELD BAND 7:30pm, The Towne Crier Cafe, 130 Rt. 22, Pawling SATURDAY NOV. 13 THE ALEXANDER STRING QUARTET 8pm, Tilly Foster Farm, 100 Rt. 312, Brewster SUNDAY NOV. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tracing Roots in the Myatt Family

To the Editor: In research of my branch of the Myatt family, who originate from the Trentham/Swynnerton area of Staffordshire, UK, I am now hoping to locate the family of my Great Uncle James Myatt, who emigrated to America in 1892. More...

Don’t Cut Desmond- Fish Funding

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Protesting Library Budget Cuts

To the Editor: I am writing with reference to the ongoing Philipstown Budget discussions and generally in support of the Town Board’s challenging efforts to keep our taxes reasonable in the face of huge losses in the regular mortgage tax re More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Francis Murphy

Francis “Frank” “Boy” Eugene Daniel Murphy, a lifelong resident of Highland Falls, decorated World War II veteran, retired US Military Academy employee, active church member and community volunteer, died on October 27, 2010, More...

Joan A. Fincham

Joan A. Fincham, a resident of Fishkill and formerly of Cold Spring, entered into rest Monday, October 25, 2010 at home with her children at her side. She had just celebrated her 76th birthday. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The PCN&R’s reporting staff has been burning the midnight oil to bring you the latest election news in our area. Continue to check pcnr.com for late-breaking developments. Halloween in Cold Spring was a huge, spooky, scary success. More...

Lions Club Honors One of Its Own

At a recent Lions Club Meeting held at the Cold Spring Baptist Church the Lions Club International honored Lion Frank Milkovich for 40 years of Service in the Cold Spring Lions Club. More...

Putnam Children’s Committee Welcomes Local Members

The Putnam County Children’s Committee has decided to create a scholarship in memory of former Carmel High School teacher Janet Canniff. More...

Health

November is Lung and Pancreatic Cancer Month

Workshop November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and More...

Neuro Support Group Meets This Month at Putnam Hospital

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center’s free Neuro Support Group will be on Monday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 5pm, in the PHC conference rooms adjacent to the Michael T. More...

Hospital Receives APEX Award

In 2008 and 2009 when so many businesses were scaling back or closing entirely, Hudson Valley Hospital Center forged ahead with a $100 million economic development project that signaled hope in an otherwise bleak economy. More...

Poll

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