November 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Captures Four Crowns

Volleyball, boys’ soccer, girls’ and boys’ cross-county win sectionals

Coming into the season, the consensus was that Haldane would have at least one sectional championship to celebrate—the perennial power that is Haldane volleyball. More...

Haldane Honors Its Veterans

Please join the district in saluting all Veterans and the Haldane teachers and support staff who have served our country in the Armed Services. More...

Cannonball Crisis

Authorities detonate Civil War ammunition at Mayor’s Park

Main Street is temporarily shut down on anniversary of Gunpowder Plot “Remember, remember the fifth of November” could have taken on a new meaning in Cold Spring last week. On the anniversary of the Nov. More...

A Time for Budget Cuts

A November 3 public meeting on multiple aspects of the proposed Philipstown budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2011, brought out a vocal, engaged crowd. More...

Lehrman Speaks on Lincoln to Constitution Island Association

On Sunday, November 7, the Constitution Island Association held its annual meeting at the West Point Club. More...

Notices of Interest

The Village of Nelsonville would like to remind people that their Animal Control Law states: “Any person who owns, possesses, harbors, or has control or custody of a dog, which dog has caused its feces to be deposited upon any Village property More...

 

Elections

Victorious Hayworth Returns to Carmel

Congresswoman-elect Dr. Nan Hayworth spent many nights and days at her Carmel headquarters prior to her successful election. It’s little wonder that the Mt. More...

Greg Ball Narrowly Leads in 40th Senate District Race

With State Senator Vincent Leibell vacating his seat for the Putnam County executive office, the 40th District became the battle ground for Republican Assemblyman Greg Ball and Mike Kaplowitz, a Democratic legislator from Westchester. More...

Schools

Haldane Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Haldane Elementary and Middle School students and faculty celebrated Red Ribbon week again this year. Red Ribbon Week began to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. More...

Kindergarten-3rd Graders Participate in Garrison Fall Festival Concert

On Nov. 4, the Garrison School introduced the K-3 Fall Festival Concert. More...

Nature Museum to Honor Three Hudson Valley Families

The annual Champagne Brunch of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Sunday, November 14 at 12 noon will honor the Harriman, Stern/Ogden, and Stillman Families. More...

Perspectives

The Beloved ‘Brussie’

The Hudson Valley had its golden autumn of 2010 and now we have had our big frost. My crazy, can-do vegetable garden—full of food and color one month ago—now mostly looks like detailing cloths hung out to dry behind a car wash. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Arthur Kamell

Arthur Kamell, 81, of Dutchess Junction, NY, died peacefully on Thursday Nov. 4, 2010, after months of struggling with brain cancer, with his beloved wife, Connie Hogarth Kamell, at his side. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Jennifer Keppel and Chris Livingston Are to Be Wed

Roger and Debbie Keppel of Cold Spring are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Keppel to Chris Livingston, son of the late Charles Livingston and Ms. Donna Livingston of Los Angeles, Calif. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

We’re out a day earlier than usual with this week’s paper, since there is no U.S. Mail service on Thursday. Haldane has a lot to be proud of this week, with four new Section One athletic championships under its belt. More...

HHLT Announces First Annual Cocktail Benefit

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust has scheduled its first annual cocktail benefit for Wednesday, November 17, in New York City at the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design at 5:30pm. More...

Lions Partner with Habitat

At a recent meeting of the Lions Club held at the Church on the Hill. The leaders from the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity shared with the Cold Spring Lions Club the need for affordable housing in the Putnam County area. More...

Sports News

Haldane Advances to Final Four

Volleyball Team Routs Southern Cayuga 3-0

The Haldane girls’ volleyball team continued their run through the Class D state volleyball field, overcoming some playoff jitters and a long bus ride to beat Section 4’s Southern Cayuga on Thursday at Corning West High School. More...

Philipstown Posts Three More Soccer Wins

The Philipstown Soccer club notched three more wins in Westchester Youth Soccer League action this past Sunday. More...

Fifth Annual Haldane Alumni Basketball Game

The fifth annual Haldane Alumni Basketball Game will be held on Saturday, November 27th at the Haldane High School gym. This exciting event begins at 5pm with the introduction of the 2010-2011 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. More...

Haldane Soccer's State Run Ends

Cross Country Teams Place 7th and 10th in State Meet

The Haldane boys' soccer teams dramatic run through the postseason ended Saturday with a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Friends Academy of Long Island. More...

New Venue for Special Board Meeting

Combined boards will meet at firehouse

The Cold Spring Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan/LWRP will brief members of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic District Review Board and the Recreation Commission on the draft Comprehensive Plan, at a session of the regular V More...

An Old World Parade Winds Through Village

Led by cassocked altar servers and plume-hatted Knights of Columbus, 150 parishioners from Our Lady of Loretto followed an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe through the village’s streets on Sunday. More...

First Flurries of the Season

Snow squalls, seen here over the Hudson, greeted Putnam residents on Monday morning. More...

BREAKING: Haldane Rallies Past Webutuck

Blue Devils advance in state soccer tournament

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Eine Kleine Lunch Music

At the November 4 Putnam Valley Board of Education meeting, the middle school assistant principal spoke about how music from Mozart to Marley is keeping students quieter in the cafeteria, newly rechristened the dining hall. More...

Special Board to Brief Village Boards November 16

The Cold Spring Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan/LWRP will brief members of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic District Review Board and the Recreation Commission on the draft Comprehensive Plan, at a session of the regular More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

The Alexander String Quartet Returns

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is happy to announce a return engagement of the Alexander String Quartet: Zakarias Grafilo and Frederick Lifsitz, violin; Paul Yarborough, viola, and Sandy Wilson, cello. More...

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 Sat Nov 13 < More...

West Point Offers Classics and New Works for Flute

On Sunday, November 21, at 3pm in Egner Hall Band Building, flutist Staff Sgt. Diana Powers will present a recital entitled Standards and Surprises. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Sports

Haldane Soccer's State Run Ends

Cross Country Teams Place 7th and 10th in State Meet

The Haldane boys' soccer teams dramatic run through the postseason ended Saturday with a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Friends Academy of Long Island. More...

Commentary

The Wounds and the Scars of War  Free Access 

Remembering those who have fought and continue to fight for liberty and justice

In recent weeks, the PCN&R has published citations issued to various recipients of awards for military valor,under the title "American Spirit." We figured this was a good way for the community to remember the sacrifices it has taken to build our fre More...

Letters to the Editor

Calling on Hayworth to Fight for America

To the Editor: Well Nan, you have successfully dethroned the marxist/ socialist hippie who previously held your congressional seat. Congratulations. So the question now is, “what now Nan”? More...

Hopefully Hayworth is a One-Term Politician

To the Editor: What a shame! More...

Democrats & National Media, Socialist Agenda

To the Editor: More...

Police Blotter

Responders Train for Disaster

It was only a drill, yet the realism of the exercise at Camp Smith in the Town of Cortlandt made the most seasoned emergency responder wince when arriving on the scene. More...

Putnam Valley Firefighter Struck by Car at Crash Scene

A Putnam Valley firefighter is hospitalized at the Westchester Medical Center after being struck by a car while directing traffic at a prior crash at the Carmel-Putnam Valley town line. More...

Navy Enlistee Subject of Lake Peekskill Burglary Investigation

A Navy enlistee formerly from Philipstown is facing felony charges of burglary for allegedly breaking into several homes in Lake Peekskill last year. More...

Health

Local, Confidential Cancer Support Available

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center’s free Diabetes Support Group will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 6 pm, in the Michael T. Weber Community Auditorium at the hospital. Dr. More...

Leading the way for the Great American Smoke Out

St. Christopher’s Inn has been leading the way for the Great American Smoke Out since 2004 with a Smoking Cessation Program that is available and utilized by both Residents and Staff. More...

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