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Philipstown’s First Relay for Life

On Saturday, under sunny blue skies, the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay for Life was held for the first time ever on the western side of Putnam County at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring. More...

Haldane Shines at Destination ImagiNation Globals

Haldane sent three teams to the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals Tournament on May 25 through 28 in Knoxville, Tenn. All three teams had excellent showings, finishing near the top of their respective divisions. More...

Dangerous Rescue

In the annals of rescues by the Cold Spring Fire Company, the save Friday night off a nearly sheer rock face will undoubtedly rank as one of the best. More...

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY JUN 8 More...

Sales Tax Revenue Levels Off in April

Following three successive months of plusses in sales tax collections, Putnam County sales tax coffers leveled off in April. More...

Changing of the Guard for Putnam Democrats

Carmel attorney Victor Grossman, a resident of Southeast, is the new chairman of the Putnam County Democratic Committee. More...

Schools

Breaking News - 6/13/2011 9:38 AM

Haldane loses heartbreaker in final  Free Access 

 Haldane's run ends in extra-inning Loss in State Final; Elmira-Notre Dame homer in the 8th puts score at 2-0 as Haldane falls. More...

Summer Training at West Point

Area residents can expect to hear summer training activities conducted during June, July and August on the military installation to include Camp Buckner, Lake Frederick and Camp Smith in Peekskill beginning in early June. More...

Saturday Evening Marks Lighthouse Lantern Tour

On Saturday, June 11, at 7:30 pm, join us for an evening lecture and slide show on the history of lighthouses along the Hudson, hosted by guest-speaker Scott Craven. More...

Perspectives

Cunningham’s Corner

Rebuilding or Recovery?

Who knew, lo these years ago, that the suffix “gate” would become the universal suffix for scandal? More...

Mythical Racism in Immigration Law Enforcement

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that our state will no longer participate in the Secure Communities program. New York is the second state to choose not to participate in this federal immigration enforcement program. More...

Philipstown Runs On Volunteerism

The fire and ambulance companies are but several groups in a community of volunteers who labor to make life better and safer for everyone in Philipstown. More...

Children's Activities

New Windsor Cantonment Celebrates Children’s Day

Come one, come all, Sunday, June 19, from 1 to 4 pm to the Children’s Day at the New Windsor Cantonment, a fun-filled day of family entertainment. The activities include the Two by Two petting zoo and 18th century games. Admission is free. More...

Sports News

Haldane Softball Advances to Final Four  Free Access 

Continuing its pitch-perfect post-season performance, Haldane's softball team rolled to wins over Chester and Port Jefferson on Tuesday to reach the state semifinals. More...

Breaking News - 6/13/2011 9:38 AM

Haldane loses heartbreaker in final  Free Access 

 Haldane's run ends in extra-inning Loss in State Final; Elmira-Notre Dame homer in the 8th puts score at 2-0 as Haldane falls. More...

Softball Team Takes Sectional Crown

Routs Tuckahoe 14-0, baseball team falls in final

Four about two hours last Thursday everything was finally right in the Haldane- Tuckahoe universe. More...

Lady Devils to State!

For about two hours last Thursday, everything was finally right in the Haldane- Tuckahoe universe. More...

Fire Report Engulfs Philipstown

Town of Philipstown Supervisor Richard Shea opened the June 2 Monthly Board Meeting ready to get down to regular business; however, this meeting was far from “business as usual” for members of area Fire Departments who were there, clearly More...

Movies in the Park, Art in the Tunnel

Two family-oriented, communitybuilding events are coming to Cold Spring. One has already been approved, and the other enthusiastically received, by the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees at last week’s workshop meeting. More...

Snapping Turtle Walk at Boscobel

Early Saturday morning about 50 children and their parents gathered at the promenade at Boscobel that overlooks Constitution Marsh and the Hudson River for the 17th Annual Snapping Turtle Walk. More...

A Grand Finale in the Valley

Alix Reed, whose mellow speaking voice evokes his baritone vocal skills, sings with the mixed choir at Putnam Valley High School Originally from Texas, Alix sings the National Anthem at various events throughout the year and says that this is “ More...

Arts and Entertainment

Live Musec CALENDAR

THURSDAY DAY JUNE 9 MARC RIBOT-SHADES OF JAZZ The Katonah Museum of Art 134 Jay Street, Katonah FRIDAY DAY JUNE 10 BUDDY TRAINA Whistling Willie’s 184 Main St. Cold Spring SATURDAY JUNE 11 AZTEC TWO STEP More...

Cultural Events

CHAPEL OF OUR LADY RESTORATION 45 Market St., Cold Spring More...

‘Current 2011’ Sculpture Exhibition

Garrison Art Center’s annual summer sculpture exhibition CURRENT, on the majestic grounds of Boscobel, is open through October More...

Community

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 More...

‘Putting Compassion in Action’ at Monastery

On Sunday June 19, from 2 pm to 4 pm, Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, a highly respected American Buddhist monk originally from New York City, will speak on “Putting Compassion in Action, The Dharma as a Force for the Greater Good.” More...

Unitarian Fellowship Hosts Annual Tag Sale Fundraiser

During the last two weekends in June the Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester will hold its annual tag sale to raise money for its general fund. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 6/13/2011 9:38 AM

Haldane loses heartbreaker in final  Free Access 

 Haldane's run ends in extra-inning Loss in State Final; Elmira-Notre Dame homer in the 8th puts score at 2-0 as Haldane falls. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joe Schatzle, 79

Joe Schatzle, legendary Haldane and Wappingers track coach, died Saturday, June 4, at age 79 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

The lazy days of summer are almost here, but if you live in Philipstown there’s no shortage of things to do. Try kicking off your Saturday by taking PARC’s Secret Garden Tour, later stop off at Our Lady of Loretto’s St. More...

Ground Broken for Long- Awaited Traffic Signal

The intersection of Route 9 and Fishkill Road in the North Highlands section of Philipstown is one of Putnam’s most dangerous. More...

Memorial Day Address by Francis ‘Terry’ Lahey

Traditionally the PCN&R reprints the Memorial Day Keynote Speech given in Cold Spring. Herewith the text: More...

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