February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Cleaning Out the Attic at Boscobel

Starting on Saturday and running through President’s Day, Boscobel’s gift shop will be hosting a blowout of a sale to make room for all new merchandise in an upgraded and redesigned shop. More...

Garrison Café Set to Open

The new Garrison Café, located on 9D, is set to open in March. The café will be under the ownership of Pascal Graff, owner of Le Bouchon Brasserie in Cold Spring. More...

Garrison’s Finest Step Up to Save a Life

Last week we published an emotional letter of thanks from Dr. Ernest Kafka to the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. In it, Kafka expressed his gratitude to the emergency responders for likely saving his wife’s life. More...

Blood Drive in Garrison Draws 50

The Hudson Valley Blood Services staged a blood drive at the Garrison fire house on Thursday and Friday. More...

Convicted Sex Offender Faces New Charges

A convicted sex offender recently released from prison on parole is facing new charges following his arrest in Putnam Valley. More...

Police News

At 5 p.m. More...

Frederick: Was He Great?

(And Wasabi Mashed Potatoes)

A recent celebration in Potsdam, Germany, officially honored the 300th birthday of Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712-1786.) The gathering at Sanssoucci, Frederick’s summer palace, (sans soucci translates “without worries”) featur More...

The Hudson River and Its Natural History Through Time

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in partnership the Cornwall Presbyterian Church presents their Winter Evening Speakers Series: The Hudson River and its Natural History through Time. More...

Valentines for Vets

Garrison, Haldane students take part

Once again, elementary students from Garrison and Haldane have participated in the annual Valentines for Veterans project sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Cold Spring. More...

Talk of our Town

Happy Presidents’ Day on Monday, and a joyous Mardi Gras on Tuesday. It’s difficult to believe that the next issue of the PCN&R will come out on Ash Wednesday. More...

Many Rivers to Cross in Philipstown

As we reported last week, the hurricane-damaged bridge on Winston Lane near Route 9 has been under repair of late. More...

Taking Charge of Your Finances

The Putnam Community Services Network, an educational program of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will offer a program on Taking Charge of your Personal Financial Future on Wednesday March 7th, 9 am to noon, at the Mahopac Library 668 Route 6, Mahopac. More...

Eagle Scout Candidate to Assist Hoving Home

Carmel Eagle Scout candidate Jonathan French is a young man with a mission. French kicked off his fundraising this week that will result in the purchase and construction of a gazebo at the Walter Hoving Home in Garrison. More...

Various Illnesses Plague County

Cases of influenza may be down this winter, however, a variety of other ailments are causing concern and consternation among health officials and area schools. More...

Dutchess Man Charged in Putnam Valley Heist

A Dutchess County man already wanted on bench warrants in both Putnam and Dutchess counties was arrested on new criminal charges stemming from his alleged involvement in the theft of jewelry from a Putnam Valley residence. More...

Jefferson Valley Man Nabbed in Philipstown

A 19-year old northern Westchester man accused of stealing a car parked at the Kohl’s Department Store lot in Cortlandt is facing grand larceny charges following his arrest in Philipstown. More...

2012 Plant Putnam Seedling Sale Underway

Spring will be here sooner than you think! With that, comes sprucing up the yard and making decisions about plant materials for your property. More...

Clearwater’s Earth Day Benefit Is April 22

Clearwater presents its 2nd annual Earth Day Benefit Concert, celebrating Woody Guthrie’s 100th Birthday on Sunday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester. More...

Will Minimum Wage Hike Hurt Unskilled?

A call to increase New York State’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour is getting mixed reviews this week in Putnam County. More...

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