January 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board wants Special Board advice on development project  Free Access 

Special Board to fast-track Butterfield review

Village trustees this week directed the Cold Spring Special Board to prepare a report about the Butterfield project and potential community issues the project may raise. More...

Indian Point Plans Backup Center Here

PHILIPSTOWN PLANNING BOARD

Entergy, the operator of Indian Point Energy Center and its two nuclear power plants, wants to build a backup operations center just off Route 9 in Philipstown, a building that would serve as a command center in case of an incident at Indian Point. More...

High Drama, Still No Decision

PUTNAM VALLEY TOWN BOARD

On Wednesday night it was a full house at the Town Board meeting in Putnam Valley. Sparks flew for close to an hour during the discussion of the open seat on the board. More...

Cold Spring Businessman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Rape  Free Access 

A Cold Spring businessman will be calling the New York State Department of Corrections home for the next three and one-half years after copping a guilty plea in Westchester County Court Tuesday afternoon to attempted rape. More...

Putnam County’s 200th Year Hailed

If Putnam’s Bicentennial Ball was any indication, the remainder of 2012 will be truly special across Putnam County. More...

Haldane Board Plans Quick Interviews

Board members to interview four for vacancy

The Haldane School Board plans to rapidly interview interested applicants for the vacant Board seat. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 1/31/2012 10:14 AM

Smith Now a Statewide Lawman  Free Access 

Putnam Sheriff Don Smith has a new title this week—President of the New York State Sheriff’s Association. More...

Brewster, Mahopac Say No to BOCES Remediation Plan  Free Access 

It’s back to the drawing board for members of the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Board. More...

George’s Super Service to Close by March

PUTNAM VALLEY

George’s Super Service, the former filling station and auto repair shop at Oregon Corners, in Putnam Valley, is about to close for good. More...

Schools

KINDERGARTEN PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING / KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION  Free Access 

This Wednesday

The Haldane Central School District is beginning the Kindergarten registration process for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

Gillibrand Supports Local Students' Military Academy Goals  Free Access 

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), has announced her federal service academy nominations. More...

Check and Mate: Putnam Area Players No Pawns at Tourney

On Monday January 16, St. Joseph’s Mighty Pawns in Kingston hosted the 19th annual MLK Chess tournament. More...

Perspectives

Forcing Branches (and the Recipe for Success)

Gardening GUSTO

Whether you enjoy winter or loathe it, the fact is that we are almost finished with January and days are getting noticeably longer. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth Ann Lyons  Free Access 

Visitation Friday evening, funeral Saturday

Elizabeth Ann Lyons, age 70, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at home surrounded by her family.  Born and rais More...

John J. Bardin  Free Access 

Vsitation, Burial, Saturday in Newburgh

John J. More...

Joan M. Allen

Joan M. Allen, age 79, of Nelsonville, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at her home. Born February 4, 1932, in Cold Spring, she was the daughter of Edward and Pauline (Seymour) Koja. A lifetime area resident, Mrs. More...

Briefly Noted

George’s Super Service to Close by March

PUTNAM VALLEY

George’s Super Service, the former filling station and auto repair shop at Oregon Corners, in Putnam Valley, is about to close for good. More...

Indian Point 2 Operating Again

Control room operators returned the Indian Point unit 2 nuclear power plant to service Jan. 17 after replacing a seal inside a pump that supplies cooling water to the reactor. Operators had removed unit 2 from service on Jan. 10. More...

Architects of Diplomacy

Elizabeth Ailes, owner and publisher of The Putnam County News and Recorder, visited with friends John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and Dr. More...

Sports News

Check and Mate: Putnam Area Players No Pawns at Tourney

On Monday January 16, St. Joseph’s Mighty Pawns in Kingston hosted the 19th annual MLK Chess tournament. More...

Putnam Valley Little League Registration Starts Saturday  Free Access 

  Walk in Registration 11 a.m. More...

K of C Free Throw Rescheduled  Free Access 

Contest set for Saturday

The K of C Three Throw Championship scheduled for Saturday, January 21 has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 28.  It will be held at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Breaking News - 1/27/2012 10:23 AM

Putnam Split in Half by Redistricting Plan  Free Access 

For the first time in its history Putnam County will be represented in the New York State Senate by two lawmakers under a plan proposed by the state’s Task Force on Redistricting. More...

KINDERGARTEN PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING / KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION  Free Access 

This Wednesday

The Haldane Central School District is beginning the Kindergarten registration process for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

Henderson Will ‘Hit the Ground Running’ with Haldane  Free Access 

Board selects Cold Spring resident to serve out Merandy's term

  Thursday night, after a wide-ranging series of interviews with four candidates for a vacant board seat, Haldane School Board members selected Cold Spring’s Peter Henderson to serve out the term of Dave Merandy. More...

North Highlands Pizza Night, A Tasty Success

“Lets make some pizzas!” echoes volunteer firefighter Armando Vivenzio as he sprinkles flour atop his brand new dough retarder, a standing countertop designed for prepping and storing freshly made pizza dough. More...

Local Pols Push for Butterfield

Cold Spring and Philipstown officials last week pressed their case for municipal and county office space in western Putnam during a meeting with County Executive MaryEllen Odell and the developer, Paul Guillaro. More...

Snow, Then Ice, Then Spring!

For the second consecutive morning Tuesday, motorists experienced slippery traveling due to chilly temperatures and the after-effects of the weekend snowstorm. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Live Music Calendar

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25DAISY JOPLINGWinery at St. George, 1715 E. Main, Mohegan Lakethewineryatstgeorge.comFRIDAY, JANURY 27KATI MAC CD Release PartyBeanrunner Café, 201 S. More...

Cultural Events

PUTNAM VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Mill St. & Peekskill Hollow Putnam Valley 845-528-1024 T&W 9am-2pm; Sun 1-3pm. More...

Abracadabra! Stories and Sorcery

GARRISON SCHOOL

On January13, the Garrison School’s sixth grade treated family and friends to a special performance of Stories and Sorcery, a play written and directed by Garrison’s own Language Arts teacher, Ian Berger. More...

Community

KINDERGARTEN PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING / KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION  Free Access 

This Wednesday

The Haldane Central School District is beginning the Kindergarten registration process for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

Check and Mate: Putnam Area Players No Pawns at Tourney

On Monday January 16, St. Joseph’s Mighty Pawns in Kingston hosted the 19th annual MLK Chess tournament. More...

K of C Free Throw Rescheduled  Free Access 

Contest set for Saturday

The K of C Three Throw Championship scheduled for Saturday, January 21 has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 28.  It will be held at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Commentary

Why Should You Get Involved in the Chamber?

From the Chamber

“Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.” — Thomas Grey, poet, 1716 - 1771 More...

Letters to the Editor

Important Meeting for Athletic Fields

To the Editor: More...

Help a Wounded Warrior

To the Editor: To our neighbors and friends in the Town of Philipstown: More...

Police Blotter

Cold Spring Businessman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Rape  Free Access 

A Cold Spring businessman will be calling the New York State Department of Corrections home for the next three and one-half years after copping a guilty plea in Westchester County Court Tuesday afternoon to attempted rape. More...

Drug Sting Leads to Arrest

A Putnam Valley man is facing a lengthy state prison term following his arrest for allegedly operating a narcotics distribution ring in Putnam Valley. More...

Off the Leash: Put Valley Dog Owners Nabbed after Attack

Two residents of Putnam Valley are facing charges of allowing their dogs to run at large in Mohegan Lake—canines that police say attacked a woman’s dog being walked on a leash near her residence. More...

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