August 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Road Damage Tally is in the Millions

While local homeowners and businesses are struggling to deal with the after effects of Hurricane Irene, municipalities with already strapped budgets are also trying to find ways to undo the damage. More...

Gillibrand at Glynwood

It seemed as though everybody who is anybody in Philipstown and Putnam politics turned out at Glynwood Farm on Wednesday afternoon, when U.S. More...

IRS Goes After Schneider on Taxes

Democratic County Executive hopeful Alan Schneider, who promotes himself as “fiscally conservative” and financially astute, is facing a tax lien the Internal Revenue Service has filed against his firm. More...

Hurricane Irene 2011

Pictures Tell the Story of Survival and Resilience

Hurricane Irene swept into Putnam County on Saturday more quietly than many expected, but by Sunday night, this hurricane-come-tropicalstorm left an imprint that won’t be seen again for generations. More...

Putnam Works Around the Clock to Recover

Putnam County’s Emergency Operations Center opened on Friday night and remained staffed until Monday with representatives of county, town, and village government along with police, fire, EMS, utility, and Red Cross brass coordinating their effo More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 317:00pm – Cold Spring Recreation Commission 7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop 8:00pm – Cold Spring Historic District Review Board THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 17:00pm – Putnam Valley Board of Ed Work Session 8:0 More...

Another Blip on the Sales Tax Revenue Radar Screen

For the second time in the past three months, sales tax revenue generated in Putnam County has declined. The legislature’s Audit Committee heard from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin Monday evening. More...

Sunset Music Series Ends Sunday

From the Chamber

Always plan what you are going to sell to your customers next. Never send a package to a customer without including an order form for reorders and sales literature on other products you think they might need. —Peter J. Patsula More...

Schools

School Openings

If there are sure signs that summer is turning to fall, then the return of children to school and athletes to the practice field and yellow school buses to our roads are three of the most definite indicators. More...

Restoration Work Begins on Our Lady of Loretto’s School House

Bob Dodge, General Contractor, leads a team of workers as they complete work on the Lady of Loretto school building, on Garden Street. More...

Galef Announces Fall 2011 Internship Openings

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is now offering internship positions for high school and college students this fall. More...

Letters to the Editor

Hayworth Hatefest

To the Editor: More...

Headed in the Right Direction

To the Editor: More...

Thanks for the Generator

Reprinted at the request of the author: To: Joseph Giachinta / Mid Hudson Concrete Dear Joseph: More...

Sports News

AJ McConville, Haldane Alumnus, Takes 3rd in Watkins Glen

His friends say when you see AJ running, you know you’re in Cold Spring. AJ McConville’s hard training paid off on Sunday, August 21, 2011, when he finished third overall at the Catharine Valley Half Marathon in Watkins Glen. More...

Breaking News - 9/3/2011 10:01 PM

Thousands enjoy end-of-summer fireworks  Free Access 

Cold Spring celebration marks nice end to hard week

Thousands thronged Cold Spring's waterfront and the Dockside area to listen to music and see fireworks sponsored by the PCN&R. More...

Monster Storm Triggers Raging Waters, Wild Wind

Irene Leaves Collapsed Roads, Power Outages, Insurance Headaches

The Hudson River and lower Main Street became one over the weekend, at least for a time. From Garrison to Cold Spring to the rest of Philipstown, Hurricane Irene’s rain and wind hammered the town. More...

Mum’s the Word ... Not Irene

Haldane’s varsity girls volleyball team focused on raising funds by selling fall mums instead of Hurricane Irene. Out bright and early Saturday morning were Emily Lombardo, Becky Garrison, and Kelsey Flaherty (left to right). More...

Greg Ball Hosts Hydrofracking Hearing

Follows up with proposed legislation days later

Last week the shady streets of Katonah, in Northern Westchester, were unusually busy for an August morning. More...

O’Neill Welcomes Garrison Students

A group of students, including a handful from Garrison—five freshman and two upperclass transfers, arrived bright and early last Wednesday morning at James I. More...

The Rails and Post-Storm Status

As of 3 pm on Tuesday, 480 Central Hudson customers—most of them in Philipstown—were still without power. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Live Music Calendar

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1JAMIE REYNOLDS / IKE STURMThe Silver Spoon | 124 Main St., Cold Springsilverspooncoldspring.comTHURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1MARC VON EM The Woods, 1060 Hollowbrook Rd, Cortlandt MnrgolfHollowbrook.comSATURDAY SEPTEMBER 3ANDY More...

Art Center Gears Up for Artists on Location

Garrison Art Center is preparing for it Semi-Annual Artists on Location event October 8, 2011. We hope you will consider submitting an application to participate in this popular event. More...

Alva Anderson Celebrates Great Women of Song at the Chapel

CHAPEL OF OUR LADY RESTORATION

Alva Anderson, violist and jazz vocalist, brings her quartet to the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration in a concert celebrating Great Women of Song on Saturday, September 10th at 7:30 pm. More...

Community

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. Leslie Mott, Pastor presbychurchcoldspring.org email: FPCP@verizon Sunday service, 10:30 am Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. 9-11:30am Tues. and Thurs. More...

50th Buffalo Soldier Memorial Ceremony

Haldane’s own Sanders Matthews to lead the event

West Point will host the 50th annual Buffalo Soldier Memorial Ceremony at Buffalo Soldier Field on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 12:15 p.m. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Hosts ‘Meet the Lions’

The Cold Spring Lions Club invites members of the community to join us More...

Perspectives

Action Needed to Preserve Decaying Treasure

The Town of Philipstown has a unique opportunity to allow the restoration of its prime jewel – the castle that was built by William Henry Osborn well over a century ago during an era when castles were erected along the hillsides of the Hudson R More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Colonel (Ret) Dean Herman Jr.

Colonel (Ret) Dean A. Herman Jr., US Army passed away unexpectedly on the morning of August 3rd, 2011. Dean was born on June 28, 1938 at Ft. Sill Oklahoma, the only child of Dean Ambrose Herman Sr. and Martha Goodman Herman. More...

Esther Baumgarten’s Memorial Celebration

September 3, 2011Plumbush Restaurant2:00 p.m. Open to the PublicReception to Follow More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

I f you are an online subscriber to PCNR.com you know that our hard working staff kept the community updated throughout the hurricane weekend, with news on all of the storm activity as well as emergency closings, welcome centers, cancellations, and r More...

Christmas in August? Cold Spring by Candlelight Planning Begins

The Annual Holiday Festival and House Tour is only 3 months away –houses needed Cold Spring by Candlelight, the annual fundraiser and holiday event in the Village of Cold Spring, is set for Saturday, December 3, 2011 and houses are needed to m More...

Items Stolen from Car in Village

The Village of Cold Spring Police report that sometime between 4 pm Tuesday August 23 and 8:30 am Wednesday August 24, a vehicle parked on Rock Street near Main Street in the Village was broken into. More...

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