April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Merchants on Main Street Plan for WHUD–Day in Mid May

The idea began with Benny Zaken at Frozenberry Frozen Yogurt. How about a day of advertising to drive some more people to his shop on the corner? More...

Seeking the Truth within a Community of Faith  Free Access 

The Fourth Unitarian Fellowship

There’s an old joke that asks, “What do you get when you cross a Unitarian Universalist with a Jehovah’s Witness?” The answer: “Someone who goes from door to door for no apparent reason.” Unitarians, as they are ca More...

 

Civics and Politics

Mark Your Calendar – Meetings This Week

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Leibell Heard Government Tapes 5 Days Before Election

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MaryEllen Odell Is GOP Choice For County Executive

What a difference a year makes: Putnam County Republicans held their annual nominating convention last week and unanimously endorsed MaryEllen Odell for county executive. More...

Community

Saturday Bake Sales Begin

The South Highland United Methodist Church from Garrison will begin their annual Bake Sales at the end of this month. All Bakes Sales are on Saturdays, the times are 9:30 a.m. to noon (unless we sell out before then). More...

Something Old is New Again at Our Lady of Loretto

John Hamel of Kent works on one of the three sets of double doors at the Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring. More...

St. Philip’s Names Winners

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Charlotte Ludwig

Charlotte Ludwig, a resident of Buchanan, NY for 25 years and formerly of Pawling, died at Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor, NY on March 26, 2011. She was sixty-two. More...

Joseph J. Peterson

Joseph J. Peterson, age 68 of Cold Spring, NY, died on March 2, 2011. Friends are invited to a memorial services to celebrate Mr. More...

Sports News

Baseball, LAX Teams Pick Up First Wins

Softball team keeps rolling

Dan Kinnaird pitched six strong innings, and Matt Forlow went 3-4 with an RBI as Haldane’s baseball team picked up their first win, a 4-2 decision over home standing Dover. More...

Dragons Perform Well, But Still Fall to Edgemont 2-0 in Spirited Match

Sometimes you win when you deserve to lose, sometimes you lose when you deserve to win. That was the sentiment for the U12 girls Dragons from the Philipstown Soccer Club in Edgemont on Sunday. More...

All Sport Hosts Charity Golf Tournament

Once again, All Sport Health & Fitness has teamed with the American Cancer Society to help in the fight against cancer. We are proud to host our 10th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event. More...

Metro-North Schedule Changes for April Holidays  Free Access 

With Passover, Spring Break and Easter this month, MTA Metro-North Railroad is making some schedule changes to better accommodate its customers’ special travel patterns. More...

Circular Motion Halted

Marathon Battery Site Nixed for Housing

Marathon Battery Plant property owner Ken Kearney may well have to look elsewhere for a spot to build a home for his son and daughterinlaw. More...

Just Below The Surface

Remediating Harmful Coal Tar is Risky Business and Source of Much Debate

On April 14 the Cold Spring Village Board heard a presentation from two Engineering Geologists from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)—Gardiner Cross and Elizabeth Lukowski—about the remediation of potentially har More...

Indian Brook Road Closed? No Problem

On Sunday, April 10, several members of the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company took their two Argos up Indian Brook Road to train on rough terrain. The Argo is a small vehicle that rides on tank tread to access hard to reach areas. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Live Music CALENDAR

FRIDAY, APRIL 22 CLEARWATER GENERATIONS Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main Street, Tarrytown SATURDAY, APRIL 23 TENBROOKS MOLLY Spruce Hill Inn, 1 Oscawana Lake Rd., Putnam Valley WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 SONNY SINGS LIVE! More...

Recital Series Offers Blue Grass to Classical, Styles of the Double Bass

The West Point Band’s Chamber Recital Series will continue with Staff Sgt. Phillip Helm, double bass, on Sunday, May 1 at 3pm in Egner Hall on the campus of the United States Military Academy. Staff Sgt. More...

‘Ciao, Professore!’ to Show at Howland

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Italian film, “Ciao, Professore!” will be shown at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, on Friday, April 29, at 7pm in the Community Room. Door opens at 6:30pm. More...

Schools

Students Celebrate Earth Day

GARRISON SCHOOL

On April 15, 2011, the entire Garrison Union Free School celebrated Earth Day by spending most of the day in the School Forest participating in fun, curriculumrelated ecological programs. More...

Summer Camp: Connecting Youth with Nature

MANITOGA

Registration continues for Manitoga Summer Nature & Design Camp, with spots still available for sessions three (July 25-29), four (August 1-5) and five (August 8-12). More...

Free Children’s Musical Teaches All about the Library

See the Wish Onstage presents “Lost in the Library” at 2pm on Sunday, May 1, at the Desmond-Fish Library at Routes 403 and 9D in Garrison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Legally Armed

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Man-made Catastrophic Weather

To The Editor: I would like to suggest an accurate name for the deadly flooding, heat waves, droughts, tornadoes, blizzards, and other storms which have been sweeping the globe: Man-made Catastrophic Weather. More...

Missing the Boat

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Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

Next week be sure to make time for the Shop Putnam Expo in Mahopac, all day on Wednesday April 27. The PCN&R and its sister paper, the Putnam County Courier, will be both sponsoring and exhibiting there. More...

Preserving the History of You

Do you have a box of old family photographs or letters that you don’t know what to do with? More...

Are You Registered to Vote?

The Putnam Valley PTA asks, “Are you registered to vote?” School Budget and Board Elections take place on May 17, 2011. Call the PVCSD District Clerk at 845- 528-8143 for voting and registration information. More...

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