March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Three’s Company  Free Access 

Positioning for Power: Cold Spring Trustee Race

On March 15, Cold Spring will hold its biennial village election. The two trustees up for election are lifelong village residents Bruce Campbell and Ralph Falloon. More...

On the Waterfront

Village Board, Special Board head to the shoreline

After spending the first 40 minutes of its February 23 meeting arguing about procedural matters—including whether February expenses should be reflected in the January column of a spreadsheet—Cold Spring’s Special Board took in a Wed More...

Putnam Remembers a Hero Cop

Putnam County had never seen anything like it. Ten thousand police officers standing eight deep lined Gleneida Avenue last Thursday from the intersection of Route 6 to Route 301. More...

It’s Maple Syrup Time at Little Stony Point

Little Stony Point Citizen’s Association will host its 22nd Annual Maple Syrup Day this Sunday, March 6, from 10am to 1pm at the Caretaker’s House on Route 9D just north of Cold Spring. More...

RALPH FALLOON

Whether it be professionally or as a volunteer, Ralph Falloon has been a fireman since he was a senior at Haldane in 1986. More...

BRUCE CAMPBELL

For 35 years, Bruce Campbell worked across the Hudson at West Point, assisting the Army in the training of future lieutenants. More...

 

Civics and Politics

TALK of our TOWN

Election excitement is building in Cold Spring and Nelsonville. Please remember that from now through March 15, election-related letters must appear as paid advertisements. More...

Putnam Sales Tax Revenue on Upswing

Putnam County sales tax coffers are starting off the New Year where 2010 left off—on an upswing. More...

Candidate Announcement

The Highway From Texas ... To The Road For Village Trustee

I was born in a small Texas town that reminds me a lot of the vibrancy and close-knit fabric of Cold Spring. More...

Community

Religious Services

COLD SPRING CHURCH ON THE HILL (Baptist Church) Rev. Timothy M. Greco, Pastor 245 Main St. More...

Historic Tompkins Corners Church, 176 Years Old, is Looking for a New Start

The Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church and carriage shed are the only buildings in Putnam Valley recorded on the State and National Register of Historic Places. More...

Voluntary Simplicity Course at the Library

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison is offering an interactive course on Voluntary Simplicity. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Edward Joseph Mangan  Free Access 

Services are Friday morning in Cold Spring

Edward Joseph Mangan, age 64, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at home, surrounded by his devoted family. Born October 13, 1946 in New York City, he was the son of Robert Joseph and Jeanne (Lawlor) Mangan. More...

HELEN CASSIDY WINTER

Helen Cassidy Winter 81, passed away on February 22, 2011, with her family by her side. Born on October 12, 1929, in the Bronx, Helen was the daughter of Lawrence and Rena Cassidy. More...

Children's Activities

Philipstown Scouts Hold Pinewood Derby

On Saturday, February 12, Philipstown’s Cub Scout Pack 137 held their Annual Pinewood Derby at the North Highlands Fire Department. More...

Wings, Strings, Flying Things

Beginning on Tuesday, March 8, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will offer a fun and educational five-week after-school program from 3:45pm - 5:00pm at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road. More...

You Are Invited to I SPY’s 20th Birthday Party

BUTTERFIELD LIBRARY

I SPY is coming to the Butterfield Library on April 3. More...

Health

HVHC Joins Geriatric Network

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is among only 300 hospitals and nursing facilities in the nation to be accepted by a prestigious network that promotes superior care for older adults. More...

ATTENTION NELSONVILLE  Free Access 

Debate tonight will include a Nelsonville candidate

DEBATE TONIGHT: 7pm at Haldane's cafeteria More...

DEBATE TONIGHT: 7pm at Haldane's cafeteria  Free Access 

Featuring Cold Spring mayoral, trustee candidates and Nelsonville's Dubroff

The PCN&R invites all interested citizens to attend our Candidate Forum tonight, Monday, March 7, at 7pm in the Haldane cafeteria. More...

Final Zoning Opposition

 On March 9, the Philipstown Town Board will meet, along with its zoning advisor Attorney Joel Russell, to discuss public suggestions and criticisms of the proposed new zoning law. More...

Haldane Advances to Sectional Finals  Free Access 

For a good part of Monday night, Haldane senior center Jackson Zuvic, who in February scored his 1,000th point, struggled to find his range against a strong Lincoln Hall defense. More...

Starting the Day Off Right

Hudson Hil’s Market and Café on Main Street in Cold Spring was the site of the February 24 Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce’s morning mixer. More...

Haldane Boys Open Sectional Play with 50-25 Win

Solomon Schechter no match for Blue Devils

Haldane Coach Joe Virgadamo had a little secret going into the Blue Devils’ sectional opener against Solomon Schechter. More...

Tiger Cub Scouts

Cold Spring area Tiger Cub Scouts from Putnam Council Pack 137 visited the offices of the PCN&R on Friday, February 25. The first graders learned about how newspapers communicate information to the communities they serve. More...

CATHARINE SQUARE

After spending nine years as a police officer in Dallas, serving seven years in the Air Force, and then defeating cancer, Catharine Square decided she would fulfill her longtime goal of moving to New York. More...

On the Waterfront

Are waterfront development ideas being floated too fast?

The fleet was in last week in Cold Spring—at least that’s how it seemed when the Village Board met February 22 to discuss the waterfront’s future. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Jukebox Saturday Night Showing

Jukebox Saturday Night, starring Bobby Rydell, The Duprees and Shirley Alston Reeves, is coming to Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill on March 26. More...

‘Brewed, Blown, Baked’

On Friday, March 11, from 6:30 to 9:30pm, head to Beacon for another spectacular beer tasting with Chatham Brewing from Chatham, NY. Come to Hudson Beach Glass on Main Street to enjoy some fun, great food and beer. More...

Eric Lind Exhibit ‘Revealed: Hidden Lives of the River’

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is proud to showcase the photographs of Eric Lind in his exhibit Revealed: Hidden Lives of the River; at the Institute’s Gallery at 199 Main Street in Beacon, New York. More...

Schools

Superintendents Not Necessarily Pleased with Governor Cuomo’s Salary Cap Proposal

The salaries of superintendents were under scrutiny last week when the new governor proposed limiting their income based on a district’s student enrollment. More...

Who Will Be V-I-C-T-O-R-I-O-U-S?

PFCS to hold second Adult Spelling Bee Championship

A year-long reign may be about to end. The title of 2011 Putnam County Spelling Champs is up for grabs when Putnam Family and Community Services, Inc. (PFCS) presents the second annual Adult Spelling Bee Team Championship. More...

The High Achievers

… The following local residents were named to second honors on the Clark University Dean’s List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the Fall 2010 semester. HANNAH L. DIEBBOLL and LINA N. More...

Letters to the Editor

Leadership for Hard Times

To the Editor: These are hard times. While I am now retired, I hear from family, former colleagues, and neighbors who are looking for work: there is no question this Great Recession is biting harder than anything I can remember. More...

Healthy and Hunger-Free

To the Editor: President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in time for American Heart Month, which is just concluding. More...

Education Uncertainty

To the Editor: Haldane School has already learned that it faces the 2011–12 budget planning at a greater disadvantage than initially anticipated. More...

Briefly Noted

Area Man Accused of Possession of Marijuana at Public Banquet

A 21-year-old Lake Peek­skill man has a court date in Yorktown later this month for allegedly possessing marijuana during a banquet in Jefferson Valley. More...

Photo

Ball Awards Six Medals to WWII Veteran During a ceremony at the Harlem Valley VFW in Dover Plains, State Senator Greg Ball presented six medals, including the World War II Victory Medal, to veteran Sgt. George O’Boza. More...

Fate of Single Mom Depends On New Blood Donors

A single mother from Queens is calling for more African Americans to become blood donors, so that she and many others may be able to live. More...

Sports News

Memories of the Duke

I t seems like only yesterday not 55 years ago when a skinny kid of 13 met one of his baseball idols in the dugout at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. More...

Haldane Boys’ JV Basketball Rebounds to Finish Strong

When a team starts out their season 0-6, albeit against some very tough competition, a coach learns a lot about the make up of his team. More...

Loretto 5th Grade Girls’ Play-Off Run Ends

The Lady Knights opened the play-offs with a 22-9 victory over St. Eugene’s on Saturday, February 19th. Loretto found themselves down 6 in the first quarter before Mackenzie Tokarz got Loretto on the board with two of her six points. More...

Weekly Poll

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