May 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Health Insurance Savings Sought

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

Village employees are happy with their current health insurance plan, but one trustee said savings could be obtained by shopping around. More...

Cub Scout Pack 137 Invites New Members

Would you like your son to camp, hike, participate in community service, and work toward advancements, all while having fun with his friends? Cold Spring Cub Scout Pack 137 invites new boys to come join the fun. More...

DESTINATIONS IN THE HUDSON HIGHLANDS

The Magic of Manitoga

Manitoga is one of those hidden Hudson Highlands treasures you can drive by and never even realize it’s there. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Mark Your Calendar – Meetings This Week

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Reaction to Leibell’s Sentencing is Mix of Sadness and Justice Served

Putnam residents reacted with sadness, not joy, over former state senator Vincent Leibell’s 21-month sentence last Friday in U.S. District Court. More...

Few Attend Meeting About the Meetings

COLD SPRING SPECIAL BOARD

A public meeting Saturday highlighted possible plans for three critical properties, but it’s clear that the Special Board for the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP), the body spearheading what to do, has other issues, too. More...

Schools

Photo

For the past 45 years, the children of Community Nursery School and Learning Center have celebrated the tradition of making special plates featuring their artwork. More...

Clarification

In last week’s issue of the PCN&R, “Previewing the Local School Budget Votes,” Haldane School was incorrectly identified in the photo caption. We regret the error. More...

Constitution Island to Host Seafood Barbecue

CONSTITUTION ISLAND

On Saturday, June 18, The Constitution Island Association will be holding its 7th Annual Seafood Barbecue on the Island. The crowdpleasing activities will take place from 5 to 8:30pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Credits for Conservation

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Be Informed, Participate

To the Editor: For nearly 19 months I’ve had the tremendous honor and responsibility to lead the Citizens of Philipstown Organization. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

There is lots of Relay for Life news this week: Betty Budney reminds everyone that on Friday at 7:30pm at the Cold Spring Firehouse there will be a fundraising jewelry party, with 30 percent of sales to benefit the Philipstown Relay for Life. More...

Single Stream Recycling Comes to Nelsonville

Recycling got a lot easier in Nelsonville on Saturday when Royal Carting Company delivered large blue “single stream” 95 gallon recycling carts to the homes and businesses there. More...

Boscobel’s 50th Birthday Celebration is Sunday

BOSCOBEL

In May of 1961, Boscobel opened its front gate and mansion doors to the public for the very first time. More...

Joint Fire District Needed, Study Says

The disconnect between fire and emergency medical service leadership and civilian political leaders is so great that trained mediators are needed to help mend relations and identify key issues, a new study reports. More...

A Crowd Gathers to Imagine the Future

Sixty people turned out on a rainy Saturday to gather info and offer opinions about three vital projects in the village: Marathon Battery site, the Village Garage, and Dockside Waterfront Park. More...

WHUD Day in Cold Spring

The weather wasn’t perfect on Saturday for the first ever “Spring Coming to Cold Spring Day,” but the rain stopped long enough for visitors and shoppers to meet radio personality Kacey Morabito stationed in her 100.7 WHUD tent on th More...

School Budgets Pass

Leaders at the Haldane, Garrison, and Putnam Valley school districts are celebrating after Tuesday’s school elections resulted in yes votes across the board for their 2011- 12 budget proposals. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Jazz Vocalist Wendy Martin at Jazz Vespers

Jazz vocalist Wendy Martin will appear as featured soloist for Jazz Vespers at First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown this coming Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 pm. More...

‘BlisSing’ at the Chapel

CHAPEL OF OUR LADY RESTORATION

On Friday, May 20, at 7:30pm, explore the world of sacred chanting with BlisSing, an omnifaith chanting duo whose voices blend in lovely and moving harmonies. More...

‘Dreamland’ with Local Director at the Downing Film Center

On Monday, May 23, the Downing Film Center will screen a film by local director, Justin Van Voorhis. More...

Community

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE Conservative Synagogue 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Josh Wohl More...

For Women Only: Discover Your Unique Beauty!

This weekend Project HOPE, a faith-based healthpromotion project of Hudson River HealthCare in partnership with PAPA and Mt. Olivet Baptist Church will host a weekend of activities, all held at the Mount Olivet Baptist Church, 11 Rev. G. More...

Croton Jewish Center Merges with First Hebrew

After months of planning, the consolidation of Croton Jewish Center with First Hebrew Congregation has become official. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mildred ‘Peachie’ Warren

Mildred “Peachie” Warren, age 90, a lifelong resident of Nelsonville, died on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at the Cortlandt Health Care Center in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Sports News

Eight Games, Eight Wins

Haldane nines sweep opponents in perfect week

Haldane’s baseball and softball teams took to the field this past week on eight separate occasions, and each time they came away with a win. More...

Pushups for Charity Challenge Reaps Big Benefits

HALDANE HIGH SCHOOL

Haldane student Christopher Junjulas recently organized a team to support the Wounded Warrior Project as a community service project for the Haldane National Honor Society. More...

Philipstown Soccer Roundup

Last weekend the Philipstown Soccer Club held a successful bake sale and hosted four games at St Basil’s. The U-11 Cannons boys played the Rye Bulldogs on Saturday, losing 7-3, but showing great sportsmanship and improvement. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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