June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Bids Maggie Davis Farewell

After spending just one hour at Haldane Elementary School on a recent weekday morning, it was evident that Principal Maggie Davis is much more than a school administrator; she is the very heart and soul of this small community of learning. More...

Putnam Valley’s Top Students

Quinn Gilman-Forlini is an accomplished writer, musician, and scholar, and now Valedictorian. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, the French Honor Society, and Tri-M Music Honor So­ciety. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop, 7:30 pm Cold Spring Historic District Review Board, 8 pm THURSDAY, JUNE 23 Special Board for a Compr. Plan/LWRP, 7:30 pm Putnam Valley ZBA Public Hearing, 7:30 pm SATURDAY, JUNE 25 More...

Home Composting Units Available At Village Hall

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

The Village of Cold Spring recently purchased 100 back­yard home composting units and will make them avail­able at cost, on a first-come, first-serve basis, while sup­plies last. More...

Schools

The Putnam County News and Recorder Commemorative Graduation Edition

Putnam Valley High School Class of 2011Keith

Putnam Valley High School’s graduating class of 2011 gathered in the PVHS athletic facility’s bleachers for their group portrait earlier this year. More...

Winding Down, Gearing Up

GARRISON SCHOOL BOARD

It was the end of a beauti­ful June day last Wednesday evening, and the Garrison school board was in a sum­mery mood, with sandals and seersucker in evidence, and a light agenda for its last meeting of the school year. More...

College Graduates and Other High Achievers

…Lehigh University award­ed 1,777 degrees during its 143rd commencement ceremo­nies at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, Penn. More...

Commentary

Corrections & Clarifications

The June 1 PCN&R fea­tured an article about the Young Artist Showcase at the Chapel Restoration. Accompanying the story was a photo of Sara Lab­riola with a ukelele. More...

Cunningham’s Corner

Is Club Putnam Dead, Or Just Regrouping?

Putnam County looks sur­prisingly compact on a map, but when one starts to drive from Point A to Point B, it becomes a bit bigger. More...

Sports News

Exceptional Seniors

The athletes we’ll miss seeing in a Haldane uniform next year

For the past nine months Haldane’s athletes have thrilled us with gutty performances, overtime wins, sectional titles and state title chases. More...

Highlanders Wrap Up Another Strong Season

Shown here are the 3rd/4th grade Highlanders lacrosse team coached by Ed McGowan (head coach) and assisted by Dermott Barber, Rob McCollum and Rick MeKeel. More...

Soccer Club Wraps Up Season on Sunday

The Philipstown Soccer Club finished its season on Father’s Day with three teams playing at home and one on the road. More...

July 3rd Community Day Promises Packed Day of Old Fashioned Fun

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

Ready your lawn chairs, summer hats, sunscreen, and water bottles for a daylong celebration in Cold Spring starting with a parade and culminating in fireworks over the Hudson River on Sunday, July 3rd. More...

The Living Room on Main

It’s been a bit busy at 103 Main Street in Cold Spring lately. More...

Haldane Class of 2011 Graduates

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Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Grants for Programs in the Arts Available Soon

PUTNAM ARTS COUNCIL

Attention all Putnam County art groups, communi­ty organizations and artists: The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce that the grant application season has begun for 2012 awards. More...

Shakespeare Festival Receives Hamlet Grant

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has been awarded a $20,000 The National Endowment for the Arts grant to support its upcoming production of Hamlet as part of the “Ac­cess to Artistic Excellence” program. More...

LIVE MUSIC CALENDAR

THURSDAY JUNE 23 MARK VON EM Whistling Willie’s 184 Main St., Cold Spring SATURDAY JUNE 25 SUMI TONOOKA W/ Debbie Kennedy, Lena Bloch, & Jocelyn Pleasant Bean Runner Café 201 S. Division St., Peekskill SUNDAY JUNE 26 More...

Community

Garrison Woman Honored by Hospital

When Sue Tudor started working at Hudson Valley Hospital Center back in 1966, the Hospital had just moved from its old location on lower South Street in Peekskill to what was then a brand-new facility on Route 202 in the Town of Cortlandt. More...

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREWALLIANCEConservative Synagogue331 Verplanck Ave., BeaconRabbi Josh WohlCantor Ellen Gersh More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Celebrates Diversity

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue is holding a Friday evening Rainbow Shabbat, celebrating the diversity and variation within the Jewish Community, welcoming per­sons of every ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation. More...

Letters to the Editor

LWRP is Our Plan

To the Editor: Your coverage of the Com­prehensive Plan Special Board’s meeting, PCNR 15 June, especially as it pertains to a potential master plan for Dockside, bears consideration. More...

Briefly Noted

September 11 Steel Arrives in Putnam County

Vehicular and pedestrian traffic came to a halt when a caravan containing two 30-foot lengths of steel recovered from Ground Zero and draped in huge American flags made its way from a hangar at the JFK Airport in New York City to its final resting pl More...

~TALK of our TOWN~

C ongratulations to all of the recent Haldane gradu­ates as well as area students who have graduated from private and parochial schools in the region. More...

Alcopop Warning Issued In Putnam

“The drinks are beer, which makes them easier to purchase than hard alcohol, and are readily available wherever beer is sold …”

Officials have issued a warning this week to both young people and their parents alike—flavored malt bever­ages known as Alcopops are making the rounds. Alcopops are highly sweet­ened drinks that contain the same amount of alcohol as a beer. More...

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