November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Rust Honored for Volunteer Service  Free Access 

At its November 21 Thanksgiving Dinner at the Gipsy Trail Club, in Carmel, the Putnam County Historical Society-Foundry School Museum will present its Elizabeth Todd Healy Volunteer Service Award to a humble and committed volunteer. More...

Board Focuses on Special Ed

GARRISON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

At the November 10 Garrison Union Free School District Board meeting, the board “test-drove” their new process of focusing on program topics at one semi-monthly meeting and business topics at the other. More...

Grigoroff Awaits Next Trial Date

While Anthony Grigoroff learns how many years he will spend behind bars in a maximum security penitentiary December 14, the 19-yearold Lake Peekskill man will also find out when his next trial takes place in Putnam County Court. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Kick Off the Christmas Season in Cold Spring

Cold Spring by Candlelight is Currier & Ives Meets ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

“Cold Spring by Candlelight: Holiday Festival and House Tours on Main Street America” is the premier holiday destination event of the year and it’s set for Saturday, December 4, from 12 noon to 5pm in Cold Spring-on-Hudson, New Yor More...

Junior Choir Presents ‘Moses and the Freedom Fanatics’

ST. PHILIP’S CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS

On November 14, fifteen members of the Junior Choir performed “Moses and the Freedom Fanatics: A musical drama for young voices about the Exodus, words and music by Hal H. More...

Jazz Vespers Offers a Stellar Lineup

Come enjoy great jazz music at Jazz Vespers this Saturday at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Births

June Jaxson Hutchison

Cynthia and John Hutchison of Cold Spring are delighted to announce the birth of their second daughter, June Jaxson Hutchison. She was born at home on November 9, 2010, and weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces. More...

Sports News

West Point, Notre Dame to Rekindle Historic Rivalry at Yankee Stadium  Free Access 

Situated across the Hudson River from West Point, Cold Spring has for two centuries been a cannonball shot away from many legends in making: Grant, Lee, Pershing, Patton— and the first successful use of the forward pass in a college football ga More...

Haldane Volleyball Advances to State Final Four

Soccer team’s run ends on Long Island

Haldane Girls Volleyball More...

Soccer Club Notches Three More Wins, Tie

The Philipstown Soccer Club notched three wins and a tie in Westchester Youth Soccer League action this past weekend. The U-11 Cannons routed the Scarsdale Azzurri 5-2. Yunis Solakoglu opened the scoring with an unassisted tally early in the match. More...

Villagers Alarmed Over Presence of Sex Offenders  Free Access 

Philipstown parents are angry after receiving email alerts from Haldane Central School Districts last week warning that a Level 2 sex offender is residing less than half a mile from the school campus. More...

Serving and Preserving

Bondi Lauded at Retirement Bash

On December 31 Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi leaves public office after 20 years as the county’s chief elected official and 12 years as a member of the Putnam Legislature. More...

Senate Control Still Hangs in the Balance

Ball says he’s won but Kaplowitz has not conceded

The New York State Senate majority currently hangs in the balance, as Republicans currently hold 30 seats and Democrats 29, with three races, including one affecting Putnam, left to be decided. More...

Honoring Valley Veterans

This fall the VFW Hall in Putnam Valley has seen some big doings. More...

Into the Darkness

How many boards does it take to change the lights?

Mayor Seth Gallagher is working towards implementing “dark sky technology” at the waterfront, in order to create clearer skies and better views for Cold Springer citizens as well as tourists. More...

NOTICES

COLD SPRING The Highway Department will not pick up recyclables on Friday, November 26, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The regular schedule will resume December 3. Winter parking regulations began on November 15. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Teacher from Cold Spring Establishes Charity Fund

The Irma Schwinger DeAngele Fund has been established as a charitable fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. More...

Haldane Salutes Fundraising Sixth Graders

The Haldane Central School District is saluting its sixth grade team, especially Mrs. More...

Garrison Students and Teachers ‘Mix It Up’

The week of November 8 through November 12, students and faculty at the Garrison School participated in “Mix It Up,” a national campaign to improve inter-group relations, reduce prejudice and build inclusive learning communities. More...

Letters to the Editor

Copeland’s Ode to Reserve Funds

To the Editor: I was moved to tears by Jamie Copeland’s paean to reserve funds in last week’s PCN&R. However, my tears were not ones of joy, but of laughter. More...

Congratulations Garrison School

To the Editor: This week Garrison Union Free School’s Principal (Stephanie Impellittiere) and middle school teacher (Mary Foppiano), will travel to Washington DC to receive the National Blue Ribbon School Award from the Secretary of Educati More...

Wakeup Call to Property Owners in Philipstown

To the Editor: The proposed new zoning laws are an attack on our personal property rights. This attack is not just a commercial property owner issue, it affects all of us. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Philipstown councilwoman Betty Budney wants everyone to know about the “Philipstown’s Got Talent” Variety Show being sponsored by Cold Spring Lions Club this Saturday, November 20, at 7pm at Haldane High School. More...

Toys For Tots Starts Up

“The Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program is off and running in our community” said volunteer Anthony Phillips. During these difficult economic times, a gift to a child in need at Christmas means so much. More...

Hospital Hosts 50th Ball

More than 500 people swayed to a Latin beat at Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s 50th Annual Ball, “Ritmo de la Noche: An Escape to Havana” at Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor on November 6. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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