April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Winter Hill’ Nears Completion

Conservancy, nonprofits hope to move soon

Several Philipstown nonprofits will soon be housemates. More...

Haldane History Teacher Busted  Free Access 

Update from District: He won't teach while charges are pending

A Haldane High School history teacher is facing a four-year state prison term for allegedly engaging in inappropriate Internet chat conversations with an investigator posing as a 15-year-old girl. More...

Coming Events

Civics and Politics

Hayworth meets with Putnam officials  Free Access 

Economy and jobs tops on list of concerns

 The economy, jobs, governmental mandates and regulations were on the minds of some two dozen elected officials from Putnam and Northern Westchester on Thursday during a conference with Congresswoman Nan Hayworth. More...

Local Food Pioneers: Cultivating the Future  Free Access 

Celebrating the Hudson Valley's agricultural entrepreneurs

Celebrate Glynwood's 2012 Harvest Award winners and learn how these pioneers are leading the way to a sustainable farming future in our region. More...

Coins commemorate County's Bicentennial  Free Access 

Coins, lapel pins available to public

Newly minted Challenge coins and lapel pins are now available for purchase allowing all residents of the county to celebrate Putnam's Bicentennial. More...

Community

Elizabeth Ailes’s Newspapers Honored for Excellence in Reporting and Advertising  Free Access 

Papers nab 5 awards at state press meet

The PCN&R and the Putnam County Courier brought home five statewide awards for excellence in reporting and advertising, given during the annual meeting of the New York Press Association, Publisher Elizabeth Ailes announced Monday. More...

Relay for Life Kicks Off

Nicola’s Restaurant on Route 9 hosted last week’s second annual Relay for Life kickoff. In attendance were Legislator Vinny Tamagna, Philipstown Councilwoman Betty Bundy and former Cold Spring Trustee Airinhos Serradas. More...

Area Pastors on Hope of Easter  Free Access 

With Easter and Good Friday photos

To the Christian, Easter is the celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday, the third day after Good Friday, the day of his crucifixion. More...

Sports

Mudder’s Day in Garrison

Friends of Philipstown Rec’s Splatt Races anything but ‘clean’ fun

This past Sunday, the Friends of Philipstown Recreation put on their first Spring Splatt 5k and Mini Mudder Races at the Claudio Marzollo Recreation Center in Garrison. More...

Philipstown Soccer Club Starts Spring Season

April is the cruelest month – especially when looking to field a complete team on the cusp of Spring Break. The Philipstown Soccer season started April 1st with many of our teams playing down quite a few players. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Vincent D. DiCastro  Free Access 

Visitation Thursday, Services Friday

Vincent D. DiCastro, age 70, of Cold Spring, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY.   Born in Beacon, he was the son of the late Dominick and Marie (McIlravy) DiCastro. Mr. More...

CANON JOHN EDWARD SPEERS

Canon John E. Speers, 95, of Barrie, Ontario, Canada, passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Thursday, March 29, 2012, after a long, full life and a short illness. More...

DANIELE ELISE FRANCOIS GEORGETTE SMITH-MITCHELL

Daniele Elise Francois Georgette Smith-Mitchell of Cold Spring left her earthly home on March 29, 2012. Danielle fought bravely during an extended illness and remained steadfast in her faith in God, even throughout the darkest of days. More...

Electricians Connect with Board at Workshop  Free Access 

  Three Philipstown electrical contractors and most of the Town Board (councilman John Van Tassel was away) gathered on Wednesday to shed light on permit and inspection issues with Kevin Donohue, the Town’s Code Enforcement Officer. The More...

Troubled Waters  Free Access 

Shea talks about the state of the streams

Ever since the fall storms of 2011, most people on this side of Putnam County know the names of the bodies of water that helped to create havoc in one way or another. More...

Post Office to Butterfield

Charrette slated; Guillaro speaks

After weeks and months in which the Butterfield project inched forward, developments have leapt ahead in recent days, sometimes changing in a few hours. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Arts and Entertainment

Dmitri Kasterine Documents Our World  Free Access 

Dmitri Kasterine’s photographic portrait portfolio is a virtual Who’s Who of 20th and 21st-century musical, literary, and artistic icons. More...

Fresh Horseradish (and Homemade Horseradish Sauce & a Horseradish Martini)

Gardening GUSTO

Have we got pollen or what??!! Our warm wave has smacked all the blooming trees up several notches, yielding a distinctly yellow overcast around town. More...

Buck and Keller Exhibitions to Open in Garrison

GARRISON ART CENTER

On April 7, 2012, two exhibitions will open in the Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center: paintings by Deborah Buck and paintings and prints by Marthe Keller. More...

Attractions

America the Beautiful: Women and the Flag

PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The United States was frequently personified by the female figure “Columbia.” This image appeared on the cover of the popular Puck magazine before Easter, 1901. More...

Annual Meeting Slated for April

The Putnam County Historical Society (PCHS) will hold its 2012 annual meeting of members at the Foundry School Museum on Saturday, April 14, at 3 p.m. More...

Patterson Flea Market to Open April 15

The Patterson Flea Market will open for the summer season on Sunday, April 15th, and run every Sunday thru October. This flea market is the oldest and only continuously running flea market in Putnam County. More...

Commentary

Cunningham’s Corner

Like many of you, I trust, I bought a ticket for Friday’s drawing of the Mega Millions lottery. I know, the chances of winning were, as is always the case, infinitesimal. But still, think of it: Half a billion dollars. More...

Letters to the Editor

An Increase Is an Increase

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Foodtown Negotiations

To the Editor: In listening to and reading about the Foodtown Plaza negotiations, it occurs to me that all the time and effort put into creating a Comprehensive Plan should be respected and applied accordingly. More...

What the Flag Means to Me: Don’t Tread On Me

To the Editor: More...

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