November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Mr. & Mrs. C Welcome You to Tea

BOSCOBEL

One Afternoon Only! That much-loved holiday couple, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, will be hosting a festive Children’s Yuletide Tea at the Boscobel Mansion on Sunday, Dec.11. More...

The Surf’s Up in Peekskill: Beach Boys at the Paramount

The Beach Boys are one of those bands that everybody seems to know, no matter what your age or your taste in music. More...

Variety Show Knocks ‘Em Dead

The Cold Spring Lions and Leo Club hosted its annual variety show, Philipstown’s Got Talent, on Saturday night, Nov. 19, at the Haldane School Auditorium. More...

Haldane Teacher Contract Settled

On November 15 the Haldane School Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the Haldane Faculty Association (HFA), finishing up a labor negotiation process that Superintendent Dr. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Highway Department Budget: Saving the Biggest for Last

Budget Season is winding down in Philipstown and last week the Town Board was tying up its financial loose ends. More...

Emergency Alerts and Winter Parking Rules

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

The monthly Cold Spring Village Board meeting found Trustee J.Ralph Falloon, a former Fire Company chief, and Cold Spring Mayor Seth Gallagher encouraging residents to sign-up for local and national news emergency Alerts. More...

Countywide Winter Parking Rules Now In Effect

A winter ban on overnight parking is now in effect across Putnam County. Between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. on town roads and from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. on county roads vehicles will not be able to park through April 15, 2012. More...

Community

Religious Services

PHILIPSTOWN REFORM SYNAGOGUE P.O. Box 94 Cold Spring, NY 10516 All Discussions & Services led by Rabbi Michael Rothbaum for information, email philipstownreformsynagogue@gmail.com or call 845-265-8011. Free and Open to All. More...

Generosity of Community Fed 33 Families for Thanksgiving

The generous outpouring of donations from the community – individuals and a host of organizations -- allowed the Philipstown Food Pantry to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys and hams, vegetables, other foods and desserts to 33 families. More...

Maryknoll Sisterhood Celebrates 100 Years

The latest installment of Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s television program “Dear Sandy” celebrates and explores the rich history of the Maryknoll Sisterhood. More...

Letters to the Editor

New Fracking Info

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Wants and Needs

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A False Security

To the Editor: I am currently a junior at Elon University, and I was recently asked to turn to my local newspaper for a Criminology course. The assignment was to find an article about crime. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

A warm, peaceful, and cozy Thanksgiving to all of you from all of us at the PCN&R. More...

Tis The Season to Deck the Halls

It’s the Christmas season all over Cold Spring, with workers from Pidala Electric helping to hang Christmas decorations downtown on Monday. More...

Woman Accused of Using Dog as Burglary Decoy

A Cold Spring woman is facing felony charges of burglary for allegedly breaking into three homes in Philipstown while using her dog as a decoy. More...

Continental Village Meet Set for Wednesday  Free Access 

On Wednesday, November 30th at 7 p.m. More...

Haldane Volleyball Team Nabs State Title

Perfect weekend capped by sweep of defending champs

On Sunday morning, the Haldane Lady Blue Devils were back on the state's biggest stage, facing the same team that almost a year to the day had denied the Blue Devils a championship. More...

County Exec Views Snake Hill First-Hand

The aptly named Snake Hill Road, in Garrison, is a Putnam County road connecting Routes 9 and 9D and a popular daily route for those who commute to and from the areas those roads serve, as well as for school buses and emergency responders. More...

Quite a Night at the Landing

GARRISON’S LANDING

Garrison’s Landing, the quaint and historic waterfront neighborhood just down from Route 9D and west of the tracks, is a hub of artistic talent. More...

Raises for All in Philipstown

On Thursday night, the Philipstown Board unanimously approved the 2012 Town budget with one surprise: everyone employed by the Town is getting a $1,000 raise, including Supervisor Richard Shea, and the Town’s council members—who in 2012 w More...

Route 9 Fiasco Ties up Morning Traffic  Free Access 

Two people escaped serious injury early Tuesday in a three-vehicle crash on Route 9 in the North Highlands section of Philipstown. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Putnam Valley Board Race Ends in Tie

Every vote counts! Putnam Valley Councilmen Robert Cinque and Eugene Yetter found that out last week after absentee ballots were counted at the Putnam Board of Elections office in Carmel. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Garden Club Tree to Grace Butterfield

For many years the Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring has been donating and decorating the Christmas trees at Butterfield Library. The Club was begun in 1929. More...

Crafts Boutique Opens Saturday

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

The Desmond-Fish Library is holding its 20th annual Holiday Boutique beginning on Nov. 26—the Saturday after Thanksgiving—from 10 to 5 p.m. The boutique continues on Sunday Nov. 27 from 1 to 5 p.m., then from Thursday, Dec. More...

Putnam Valley Arts’ Harvest Festival of Music

Music and applause echoed from the Putnam Valley Library last Sunday as the Putnam Valley Arts’ “Harvest Festival” continued a ten-year tradition of bringing talented musical artists from near and far to the Valley. More...

Perspectives

Spectacular Spinach

Well, those two words are rarely paired. But last week at the Cold Spring Farmers’ Market there were mounds of beautiful, small rosettes of spectacular fall spinach. More...

A Glance at Girl ScoutS

In his 1901 Thanksgiving proclamation, Theodore Roosevelt wrote Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George Patrick Tompkins  Free Access 

George Patrick Tompkins, age 83, of Summerville, SC, formerly of Putnam Valley, NY, died on Saturday November, 19, 2011 in Summerville, S.C.   Born June 9, 1928 in Cold Spring, he was the son of the late Gilbert and Mary (White) Tompkins.& More...

Gerald E. Bowden, Jr.

Gerald E. Bowden, Jr., age 45, of Kingston, NY, formerly of Garrison, died on Saturday, November 19, 2011 in Ulster, NY.   Born September 23, 1966 in Germany, he was the son of the late Gerald E. Bowden, Sr. and Nancy G. More...

Carol Bocchino Purvis

Carol Bocchino Purvis, 52, passed away on November 12, 2011 at Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, NJ after a courageous battle with cancer. She showed amazing strength and courage as she fought this disease. More...

Sports News

Cross Country and Girls Soccer Squads Close Season With State Appearances

Both the cross country and girls soccer teams closed out their fall campaigns with appearances in their respective state tournaments over the past couple of weeks. More...

Philipstown Soccer Club Fall Season Wraps Up

On Sunday at home, the Dragons (G U-13) fell to the Harrison Powerline 4-0. While not their best outing, all Dragons gave it their all and look forward to a strong Spring 2012 season. Get psyched, Dragons! 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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