May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

NEWS FLASH: Guillaro to pull out of Butterfield  Free Access 

Whither private property in Cold Spring?

In a shocking turn of events that says much about private property rights in Cold Spring, the Butterfield project has collapsed. Developer Paul Guillaro said at 1 p.m. Wednesday that he was drafting a letter to the village indicating his withdrawal. More...

Lost Boxer Found in Philipstown  Free Access 

Dog is at Putnam Humane Society

This sweet  boxer was found on Fishkill Rd. and Philipstown Square on May 9th. She is at the Putnam Humane Society. Call the PCN&R if you have any information.     More...

Key Meeting Videos Now Online at PCNR.com

Effort to improve civic access

Meetings of key municipal meetings are now online and available for viewing at the News & Recorder’s website, PCNR.com. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 5/14/2012 2:59 PM

Legislative Race Heats Up  Free Access 

Two vie to replace Tamagna

The calendar may read the middle of May, yet the heat generated by the race for the Putnam Legislative seat being vacated by Vincent Tamagna resembles a hot summer’s afternoon. More...

Route 301 Renamed Hudson River Turnpike

A 15-mile section of Route 301 from Carmel to Cold Spring has been renamed the Hudson River Turnpike in conjunction with Putnam’s celebration of its Bicentennial. More...

County, Town Honor Highway Super

Philipstown Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico sat fidgeting in his seat last Thursday night, waiting for the Town Board meeting to begin. More...

Schools

Putnam Valley Alumna Makes Phi Beta Kappa  Free Access 

Hannah Schmidt, of Putnam Valley, received some great news recently. The college senior was just named a member of the prestigious college honor society Phi Beta Kappa. More...

Poughkeepsie Day School Launches New Summer Jazz Camp  Free Access 

Poughkeepsie Day School is home to a new Jazz Camp this summer. More...

Wildlife Encounters – Issues and Answers  Free Access 

On Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Wildlife Encounters-Issues and Answers! More...

Attractions

Lincoln’s Secret Trip to West Point Foundry

Putnam History Museum

The renowned early industrial site of the West Point Foundry was pivotal in the 19th-century development of commerce and industry in western Putnam County. More...

Arctic Grey Wolf to Visit Family Festival

Philipstown Community Center

On Saturday, June 9, at the Claudio Marzollo Community Center of Philipstown, off Route 9D in Garrison, enjoy a rollicking, old- fashioned community barbeque celebrating the beauty of the Highlands at the Hudson Highlands Land Trust 8th annual Family More...

Organic Healing Garden Opens at Hospital

“You are what you eat” is an old truism, but it’s taken on a new life at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, where an organic garden was dedicated recently to nurture a new approach to cancer care. More...

Perspectives

From the Chamber

“All lasting business is built on friendship.” Alfred A. Montapert More...

Letters to the Editor

Pay Raise

Regarding the mayor’s pay raise, the issue is that people have been losing jobs and homes, and raiding their 401(k)s to pay for the house while they are out of work. More...

Do You Miss The Lumber Yard?

To the Editor: I’ve been following, in the PCN&R, the development of the Butterfield Hospital property. More...

Salary Raise?

To the Editor: At a recent meeting about the village budget there was a discussion about raising the Mayor's salary and one trustee that voted in favor was quoted saying "who am I to judge?" More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2012 12:06 AM

Garrison, Haldane and Putnam Valley budgets approved  Free Access 

School Board members also elected

 School election day in New York state is now over and officials in western Putnam are breathing a big sigh of relief. Budgets in the Garrison, Haldane, and Putnam Valley districts all passed by strong margins. More...

Mayor Injured, but Improving  Free Access 

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TODAY is School Election Day  Free Access 

School Election Day across New York State is Tuesday, May 15, as voters will choose the board members who make decisions on millions of dollars in public spending. More...

Eclectic Menu at Foundry Café

Breakfast on Main

The Foundry Café has been open since 1996 and is owned by Cold Spring resident Jeff Consaga, whose family moved here in 1968 from Ossining. More...

Future for Local Pols?

Politics in both Philipstown and Putnam County in general are in a state of flux right now. Following MaryEllen Odell’s election in November, she’s made a number of changes in Carmel, with more to come, no doubt. More...

Wanted Garrison Woman Arrested During Traffic Stop

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrest of a Garrison woman, the subject of a bench warrant, on a variety of vehicle and traffic misdemeanor charges. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

What’s in a Word? Rhubarb? (And an Amusing Cocktail)

Gardening GUSTO

Rhubarb is a very funny word. It almost sounds 10-yearoldboy giggling rude. More...

Artists and Designers to Collaborate in Show

From June into September, visitors to Glassbury Court in Cold Spring will encounter contemporary fine art living within the comfort of a beautiful home “The ArtFull Living” project show house is an attempt to help novice fine art buyers v More...

Celebrating National Chamber Music Month

The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration

The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration will join thousands of musicians and hundreds of concert presenters across the country this May in celebrating National Chamber Music Month. More...

Community

West Point Cadets Help the Walter Hoving Home  Free Access 

One recent Saturday, if you were passing Snake Hill Road, you might have thought the Walter Hoving Home was being occupied by the United States military. And, the truth is, you would be correct. More...

Supermarket Ambassador for Graymoor

This interview with the late Sister Mary Martin More...

Putnam Valley Girl Scouts Pay It Forward

Putnam Valley Middle School Girl Scout Troop 2053 stepped up and found a way to encourage fellow students to participate in Pay it Forward Day. More...

Sports

Into a Hornet’s Nest

Lakeland Ends Haldane Baseball’s Unbeaten Run, Rallies by Softball Team

Last Friday, Haldane’s baseball and softball teams shared a bus to play side by side games at Lakeland High School. More...

Putnam Valley Boys Top Hen Hud In Overtime

For the second straight game, the Putnam Valley High boys’ lacrosse team headed to overtime – and for the second straight game, Johnny van de Veerdonk delivered the game winner. More...

Kisslinger Takes Silver at States

On Saturday, April 28th, Kyle Kisslinger, of Cold Spring, took second place in the New York State Finals of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Competition held at West Point. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Hazel M. Merando

Hazel M. Merando, age 92, of Cold Spring, died on Monday, April 30, 2012, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. Born in Ossining, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Carola Belle (Cross) Brower. More...

Mikalina Naujokaitis

Mikalina Naujokaitis, age 92, of Garrison, NY, died on Thursday May 3, 2012, at Northern Westchester Restorative Care in Mohegan Lake, NY. More...

Sr. Mary Martin Jennings, SA

Sister Mary Martin (Ellen Mary) Jennings, a Franciscan Sister of the Atonement from Graymoor, died on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Residence at St. Francis Convent, Garrison, NY. She was 92 years old. Sister Mary Martin was born in New York City, NY. More...

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