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Garrison Youth Killed in Car Crash

The tragic death of a 17-year-old Garrison teenager Saturday night in a single-car crash in Philipstown marked the sixth fatality in the past 10 days involving a Putnam County resident. More...

Four Haldane Softball Players Earn All-State Honors

While the Haldane Lady Blue Devils rode the arm of Senior Chelsea Lisikatos to the state final, the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports recognized that she wasn’t the only one who got Haldane within a win of t More...

Leibell’s New Pay: 12 Cents an Hour, 7 Hours a Day

Ex-senator and lawyer Vin­cent Leibell will be doing far different work, even cleaning floors, when he reports to federal prison later this month to serve his 21 months. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY JULY 6 4:30pm – Haldane Board of Education 7 pm – Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop THURSDAY JULY 7 More...

Putnam Files Pre-Application for National Veterans’ Cemetery

A first official step has been taken that may lead to Putnam County as the final resting place for 70,000 vet­erans who served in the vari­ous branches of the United States military. More...

Schools

Eleven from Putnam Attend Boys’ State

Eleven young men repre­senting all corners of the county returned home last Friday from a weeklong ex­perience at Boys’ State—a program sponsored by the American Legion that teaches teens about the practical op­eration of government. More...

Lost Amusement Parks of the Hudson Valley

Almost everyone in the New York City metropolitan area is familiar with Coney Island and Palisades Amuse­ment Park. However, few are aware that numerous amuse­ment parks dotted the Hudson Valley in a bygone era. More...

Youth Programs Will Continue Through December

Putnam lawmakers realize the value of programs pro­vided through the auspices of the county’s Youth Bureau, and last week decided to fund the initiatives through the end of the year. More...

Perspectives

Winston Churchill and the Fourth of July

Near the end of World War I, Winston Churchill spoke on the “142nd anniversary of American independence.” The occasion was a Liberty Day rally in London on July 4, 1918. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hold the Mustard, and the Hot Dogs

Letter to Mayor Gallagher reprinted at the author’s request: To the Editor: More...

Responding to Scannapieco

To the Editor: I read with great interest Mr. Scannapieco’s slightly delusional letter to the editor. More...

‘We the People’

To the Editor: More...

Sports News

Great Hudson River Paddle is Here

The Hudson River Valley Greenway is encouraging residents of the Hudson Val­ley and beyond to get ready for the 11th Annual Great Hudson River Paddle, sched­uled for July 1-31, 2011. More...

Hudson River Valley Ramble Dates Announced

The Hudson River Val­ley Greenway and National Heritage Area invite Hud­son Valley communities to become part of an exciting regional event, the Hudson River Valley Ramble. More...

Another Year, Same Challenges  Free Access 

Haldane School Board

The Haldane School District held its 2011-12 reorganization meeting on Wednesday afternoon, July 6, with the hum of air conditioning accompanying the discussion, and only two people in the audience. Once current Board Vice President Joe Curto, Jr. More...

Community Day 2011

The parade heads down Main Street, just after turning off Chestnut. |align=left|width=250|height=150|link=node] The PCN&R Jeep heads to the waterfront. More...

Yankees are Philipstown Little League 2011 Minor Champs

The first place Giants and 2nd place Yankees played an exciting Championship game on June 21. This year’s Minors Baseball season has been very competitive, with all five teams making it to the playoffs. More...

Throngs Celebrate Nation's Founding

An estimated 3,000 people jammed Cold Spring, Dock­side and the waterfront area for Community Day on July 4th. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Cold Spring Antiques & Crafts Show Returns

On Sunday, July 10, the Cold Spring Antiques & Crafts Show returns to May­or’s Park. Up to 60 dealers will set up early in the morn­ing to get ready for the 9am, rain-or-shine opening. More...

Coming EvEnts

2010-2011 Cold Spring Farmers’ Market 8:30am-1:30 pm every Sat, Butterfield Parking Lot in Cold Spring. csfarmmarket.org Putnam Valley Grange Com­munity Farmers Market. Tues­days, 3 to 7pm, 128 Mill Street, corner of Peekskill Hollow Road. More...

Live Musec CALENDAR

THURSDAY JULY 7 ROB SCHEPS w/ Francesca Tanksley, piano The Silver Spoon124 Main St., Cold Spring FRIDAY JULY 8 BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO Towne Crier Cafe130 Route 22, Pawling SATURDAY JULY 9 LISA LIPKIN Singer-Songwriter More...

Community

From the CHAMBER

What Does Community Mean to You?

“It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the indi­vidual” Jeremy Bentham ( Philosopher 1748-1832) More...

Morning at Mekeel’s Corners

In the quiet of a July 4th morning, a packed house at Mekeel’s Corners Chapel re­membered the sacrifices that go into our nation’s freedom, sang patriotic hymns and lis­tened to key readings about the country’s founding. More...

Religious Services

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip A. Dailey, Jr.

Philip A. Dailey, Jr., 83, a lifelong resident of Crotonon­Hudson, NY, passed away at Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care. Philip was born on Sep­tember 27, 1927, to the late Philip and Helen Dailey of Croton. He attended Croton schools. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

On Sunday, July 10, the Cold Spring Antiques & Crafts Show returns to Mayor’s Park. Up to 60 dealers will set up early in the morning to get ready for the 9am, rain-or-shine opening. More...

Marist Poll: ‘Seventeen Seventy When?’

In a July 1 report entitled “Seventeen Seventy When?” the pollsters at neighboring Marist College revealed some new results that might well have troubled our Founding Fathers. More...

Free Rabies Vaccinations in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Depart­ment of Health is sponsoring a FREE rabies vaccination clinic for pets of Putnam County residents on Saturday, July 16, from 10 am to noon at Hubbard Lodge, 2920 Route 9, Cold Spring. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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