November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SAMPLE BALLOTS for November 8 Election  Free Access 

Sample Ballots are shown here for the November 8 Elections in Putnam County. More...

A Downtown Halloween

It was a downtown Halloween for these youngsters on Tuesday morning on Main Street, as they enjoyed what turned out to be a beautiful day. More...

McCaffrey is Main Street's Man

Doing Business in Philipstown

Cold Spring “regulars” know that you can never truly be a “Springer” unless you were born and raised here. More...

Safe, Sensible Cleanup Advice

Trees, shrubs, gardens— what a mess that storm made! But we can handle a mess as long as no one gets hurt in the aftermath. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Road Report: Snake Hill Still out of Service  Free Access 

The unwelcome arrival of Hurricane Irene and its subsequent damage brought Philipstown’s roads to the forefront in a big way, but the Town has long been wrestling with how to keep these historic, unpaved byways safe and pristine without breakin More...

The 2% Squeeze in Philipstown

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

Another Wednesday, another Philipstown budget workshop; that’s how it is these days up at the Town Hall. More...

FEMA Extends NY Deadlines for Assistance  Free Access 

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Arts and Entertainment

Rescheduled: Taconic Opera’s Nabucco Final Performance

Due to severe weather and road closings, Taconic Opera’s final performance of Verdi’s Nabucco, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 29, has been set for Saturday, December 3 at 7 p.m. More...

Chapel Hosts Piano-Cello Duo to Close Out Series

Pianist Hui-Mei Lin and cellist Peter Siedenberg will perform a program of Arvo Pärt, Francis Poulenc and Dmitri Shostakovich at The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration on Sunday, November 13, at 4. More...

Bolshoi Re-Opening Gala on Screen at Paramount

The Paramount Center for the Arts will be showing The Bolshoi Theatre Re-Opening Gala on screen on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ingeborg H. Moeller

Inge Moeller, formerly of the Sudetenland, Czech Republic and Wurzburg, Germany passed away of Leukemia on October 25, 2011 at Westchester Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was born on May 26, 1931 to Hermine and Richard Fotr. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The world seems upside down lately. In the last three months we’ve had a hurricane, an earthquake and a Nor’easter. More...

Putnam’s Cornell Co-op Extension Meets November 9

The 68th Annual Business Meeting of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County will be held on Wednesday November 9, 2011 at the Centennial Golf Club, 185 John Simpson Road in Carmel at 6:30 p.m. More...

Getting to Know Edmonston House

On Saturday November 5 from 2 to 3 p.m., visit this Revolutionary War headquarters and meet General Horatio Gates, who was none too happy to be billeted in this house. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2011 2:42 PM

Frustrated Garrison Man Charged With Threatening Utility  Free Access 

No one was more frustrated than Putnam Sheriff Don Smith following the freak Halloween weekend storm, or so he thought. The county’s chief lawman lost power to his home in Kent for an entire week. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2011 2:34 PM

LADY BLUE DEVILS FALL TO SEWARD IN STATE REGIONALS  Free Access 

Girls' Soccer Run Ends

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STORM PHOTOS  Free Access 

The Halloween Weekend Snowstorm in Pictures

PCN&R Staff members captured the drama of the late-October snow storm. More...

The 2% Squeeze in Philipstown

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

Another Wednesday, another Philipstown budget workshop; that’s how it is these days up at the Town Hall. More...

FEMA Extends NY Deadlines for Assistance  Free Access 

Full Story

Fire Company Independence Still an Issue in Cold Spring

COLD SPRING VILLAGE BOARD

While the Cold Spring Fire Company No. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Elections

RICHARD SHEA (Democrat)

Age – 49 Place of Residence: East Mountain Rd. More...

LEE ERICKSON (Republican, Conservative, Independence)

Age: 46 Place of Residence: Old Albany Post Road, Garrison, NY Party Registration: Republican Party Endorsement: Republican, Conservative, Independence Parties Education Background: Garrison Union Free School, James I O’Neill High School, Journ More...

Nearly 60 Percent of Putnam Residents Eligible

But how many will turn out to vote?

Election Day is Tuesday and nearly 60 percent of the county’s population is registered to vote. The Board of Elections released the data last week indicating 58,565 of Putnam’s 100,000 residents are registered to ballot. More...

Community

Religious Services

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

Letters to the Editor

Developmentally Disabled Housing at Butterfield

To the Editor: More...

A Beacon of Light

To the Editor: Like the little bugs that swarm to my driveway safety light in summer, my wife Jane and I, along with scores of other Cold Springers, descended and ascended on Cold Spring Pizza Saturday night for some desperately needed sustenance. More...

Oppose the Pipeline

To the Editor: Please write or call President Obama and urge him to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. More...

Sports News

FRIDAY'S SECTIONAL RESULTS  Free Access 

Volleyball Moves Onward; Schechter Ends Boys Soccer Run

VOLLEYBALL TEAM STROLLS TO SECTIONAL FINALS More...

THIS WEEK'S HALDANE STATE & REGIONAL GAMES  Free Access 

Girls Soccer:  State Regional Semi Final - Haldane vs. S.S. Seward, Monday, November 7th at 1 p.m. at Faller Field, Middletown High School   Football:  State Regional Final - Haldane vs. More...

HALDANE FOOTBALL TEAM WINS IN TIGHT GAME  Free Access 

GIRLS SOCCER WRAPS UP AMAZING WEEKEND WITH SECTIONAL CROWN

The Haldane football team won Saturday, wrapping up the sectional crown, as did the Blue Devils volleyball team. More...

Weekly Poll

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