March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Blue Devils Final Four Bound

Wins over Tri-Valley and Stony Brook send team to Troy

The games were a contrast in styles. One was played at a sprinter’s pace, the other at a crawl. One featured great perimeter shooting, the other saw both teams struggle to find the basket. More...

Reinvigorating a Cold Spring Institution

The Rev. Tim Greco brings new energy to the Church on the Hill

The Church on the Hill, located in Cold Spring near the Nelsonville border and formerly known as the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, has deep roots. More...

Preparing a Strategy to Create a Plan

Chairman Michael Armstrong opened the Thursday night meeting of the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) Special Board with the announcement that two professional advisors would be coming to their next scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 2 More...

Leibell Sentencing Delayed

Former sheriff candidate asks judge to show no leniency

The sentencing of former state senator Vincent Leibell was originally scheduled for Monday, March 7, but it has been rescheduled for April 1. More...

Coming Events

Civics and Politics

Mark Your Calendar – Meetings This Week

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Sheriff Smith Sues Broadcaster for ‘False, Defamatory’ Statements

Sheriff Donald Smith ran a successful bid for reelection in 2009, but there appears to be some unfinished business from the campaign trail. More...

Firehouse Floor Needs Attention

Village receives $7,500 check from county for garbage pickup

The Cold Spring Village Board held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 8, in the Village Hall’s newly renovated courtroom, which now features the judge’s bench on the east wall, with a much wider seating area for spectators. More...

Schools

Grandson of Cold Spring Resident Earns Eagle Scout Award

Christopher (“Chris”) Boston of Charlotte, MI, has earned the Eagle Scout Award. He is the grandson of Frank and Yvonne Boston, of Main Street, Cold Spring. Chris lives in Charlotte, Michigan with his parents, Frank and Deanna Boston. More...

Auctions Aplenty at Benefit for Haldane

The Haldane School Foundation will hold its annual winter fundraiser, the Crystal Ball, this Saturday, March 19, from 7:30pm to 11:30pm at the Dutchess Manor in Beacon. More...

Garrison Looks at 4.95% Tax Levy Hike

GARRISON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Garrison School Board held its second Budget Workshop March 9 in the school’s library. More...

Police Blotter

Cold Spring Police Blotter

On February 17 Cold Spring Police investigated a call of a vehicle involved in an accident in which the operator left the scene. More...

Sports News

Haldane's Run Ends in State Semi-Final  Free Access 

Harpursville balance too much for Lady Blue Devils in 59-41 loss

Haldane's hopes for a state Class C championship were dashed Saturday by a deep Harpursville (Section 4) squad 59-41. More...

LADY BLUE DEVILS OFF TO FINAL FOUR  Free Access 

Friday Celebration - Saturday Semifinal Upstate

The Haldane girls' basketball team got a send off worthy of champions on Friday as they departed for the state Final Four to be held at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. More...

Loretto 5th Grade Boys Continue Their Tourney Season

On Tuesday night Loretto travelled to New Rochelle to take on St. Peter & Paul of Mount Vernon in the opening round of the Holy Family tournament. More...

Indian Point Says It Is Safe

In wake of Japanese disaster, Riverkeeper calls for shutdown of nuclear plant

As Japan scrambles to pick up the pieces following Friday’s earthquake and tsunami, the devastated country also has to concern itself with three nuclear power plants that are at risk of melting down. More...

High Praise for Haldane, Local Eateries

Last week the Putnam Health Department sponsored its fifth annual “Emmy awards” when 11 restaurants and eating establishments were joined by 8 schools in receiving special recognition and commendations from Health Commissioner Dr. More...

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Junior Girl Scout Troop 2503 toured the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, whose successful restoration provided an excellent example of how a small group can work together to make a big difference in t More...

Eldridge: ‘Crisis Breeds Opportunity’

During his State of the County address Wednesday evening, County Executive Paul Eldridge focused on the positive. More...

The Rite of Spring Begins at the Riverfront

The first Cold Spring Boat Club work party of the season got underway Saturday, March 12, as members from a variety of different backgrounds with a shared love of boating prepared equipment and inspected and repaired the docks, prior to returning the More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Arts and Entertainment

The Secret Lives of Rattlesnakes

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

Garrison resident and zoologist Dr. More...

Mark Sherman Performs at Jazz Vespers

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN

Jazz vibraphonist Mark Sherman is the featured performer this Saturday, March 19, at 5:30pm, at the Jazz Vespers service at First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown. More...

Fifth Annual Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

It’s Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. During this 14-day celebration of fine dining, participating restaurants offer restaurant goers three-course lunches at a fixed price of $20 and dinners for $28. More...

Community

12 Months of Wisdom from Gardening Pioneer

HIGHLAND GARDEN CLUB OF COLD SPRING

The Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 22, beginning at 1pm at the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library. More...

Religious Services

OUR LADY OF LORETTO CATHOLIC CHURCH Fair Street, Cold Spring 265-3718 ourladyoflorettocs.com Fr. Brian McSweeney, More...

Weight Loss with the Holy Spirit

COLD SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

This year for its Lenten Study the Cold Spring United Methodist Church will hold a class called Weight Loss with the Holy Spirit. This course will be held for seven weeks beginning on Wednesday, March 16, and running through Wednesday, April 27. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kenneth McKenna

Kenneth McKenna of the Town of Newburgh, a retired maintenance mechanic for the United States Military Academy at West Point, entered into rest Sunday, March 13, 2011 at home. He was 68. More...

Joseph J. Peterson

Joseph J. Peterson, age 68, of Cold Spring, died on March 2, 2011 at his residence. Born in Scranton, PA on December 30, 1942, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen (Jeffery) Peterson. Mr. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of the TOWN~

There is a busy weekend on tap here in town, with so many great options. More...

Local Used Clothing Drive

The Our Lady of Loretto Parish Faith Formation Program is sponsoring an “Easter Run” on Saturday, April 2. What can you do to help our students with their Lenten Service Project? More...

Dogwood Road Chimney Fire

Continental Village Fire Department Deputy Chief Chris Rimm reports that on Sunday, March 13, the Continental Village Fire Department was dispatched to Dogwood Road for a chimney fire. More...

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