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Philipstown Dems Pack Congressional Forum

Contenders to Hayworth offer views

Despite the competing draw of a controversial soil mining discussion at Town Hall Monday night, the Philipstown North Highlands Firehouse community room was so packed it might have been in danger of a visit from, well, the fire department. More...

Supervisor to Hold Press Conference on Mining

Wednesday at Town Hall

The Town of Philipstown has announced that Supervisor Richard Shea will be holding a press conference on Soil Mining on Wednesday, June 20th, at 9 a.m. at Town Hall.  More...

Philipstown’s Bicentennial Celebration

200 years honored in Cold Spring event

On Putnam County’s Bicentennial celebration in Cold Spring, the guests came in droves—some from the 21st century, while others leapt off the pages of history books to attend the event. More...

Recreation Commission Rescheduled

The Philipstown Recreation Commission Meeting has been rescheduled from June 26th to June 19th at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center.  More...

Bells to Ring on Monday

The PCN&R has learned that Brian McPartland, the New York State President of the Children of the American Revolution, met Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at the Brewster Elks Flag Day ceremony last week. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Polhemus Gets Suspension, Fine, Community Service

Pleads guilty Wednesday in Philipstown

The Philipstown Justice Court met Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. sharp with Judge Alan Steiner presiding, despite a temporary power outage in the building. More...

Foundry Brook Dam is Lowered

Historic Foundry Brook Dam has been standing for over 175 years, but the process of lowering this historic structure is underway. More...

Trees Will Enhance the Village Gateway

A busy crossroads in the Village of Cold Spring is about to get a little bit shadier thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Urban and Community Forestry Program. More...

Schools

Olsen, Marinakis Shine in Academics

James Olsen is the Haldane High School 2012 Valedictorian. He will be attending the University of Notre Dame in the fall and majoring in Engineering. More...

Little Birdies Graduate the Nest

The Nest Child Care program in Cold Spring held its 2012 graduation ceremony last week. More...

High School Team Earns Pride in Putnam Valley

Members of the Putnam Valley High School’s DestiNation Imagination Team (Kayleigh Hartnett, Shannon Poulose, Shannon Rogers, Alexei Smith, Roby Torregrosa and Sarah Scocozza) received Pride in Putnam Valley awards at the June 7th Board of Educa More...

Attractions

Teach a Child to Fish in Garrison

The Garrison Fish & Game Club hosted their annual Charles Polhemus Sr. Memorial Fishing Derby on Sunday. There were 80 children in total that enjoyed the fun and sun at the Club. More...

Tilly Foster Farm Honors Father’s Day on Saturday

On June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tilly Foster Farm has planned up a day of fun activities for dad and kids at Tilly Foster Farm in honor of Father’s Day. More...

A Rainy Relay for Life

The Philipstown second annual Relay for Life was held on Saturday at Mayor’s Park. The huddled masses gather under umbrellas during the opening ceremonies. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael Von Tiesenhausen

Visitation Thursday at Clinton; Services Friday in Nanuet

Michael Von Tiesenhausen, age 77, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

2012 Haldane Graduation Photo Album

See photos from this years graduation.

Too see the image gallery click HERE. More...

2012 Haldane Graduation Photo Album  Free Access 

See photos from this year's graduation.

Click HERE to see the photo gallery. More...

Butterfield Revisited: Still Hanging Fire

Village awaits report on project

The Village Planning Board and Mayor Seth Gallagher volleyed over the Butterfield project at the Planning Boards board’s recent meeting, Could Butterfield still see the light of day? More...

60 Denied Access to Soil Mining Hearing

Hall Filled to Capacity Early; Shea Tells Restive Crowd Public Hearing Extended Until July

UPDATED with Video: It was a tale of two meetings Monday evening in Philipstown: The Zoning Board of Appeals, inside the Town Hall meeting room, where 70 jammed its safe capacity to the limit, and outside, where Supervisor Richard Shea sought to calm More...

Heartbreak for Blue Devils

Season ends as team is second in state

See full sports coverage of the Haldane Blue Devils' state tournament play here. It was an agonizingly close loss to Lansing in the New York State Class C finals for Haldane. More...

Cold Spring Water Main Damaged

No water at Springbrook, discoloration elsewhere

 A private contractor working in Cold Spring Thursday in the area of Fair Street and Northern Avenue had a valve fail - resulting in a 6-inch water line blowing off into their trench. Village Water Dept. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Don’t Contain Yourself: A Multi-Media Event (and Spicy Sun Tea)

Gardening GUSTO

You probably know how much I love to garden. It’s good exercise, it yields good food and beautiful flowers, it’s outside, and it’s creative. More...

Summer Afternoon in the Hudson Highlands

Exhibition of 1850–1950 Fashions on View at Putnam History Museum

The elegant and elaborate summer afternoon get-togethers of neighbors, friends and family that were a staple of social life in the Hudson Highlands for more than a century are back. More...

Gallery Offers Cruz Sculpture, Tortora Photos  Free Access 

Marina Gallery

The Marina Gallery, on Main Street in Cold Spring, is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of sculptures by Ada Pilar Cruz and photographs by Lucille Tortora. The exhibition opens Friday July 6 and continues through Sunday July 29. More...

Community

Amber Polhemus & Richard Pidala III

Engagement

Charles and Theresa Polhemus announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Polhemus of Garrison to Richard A. Pidala III, of Cold Spring, son of Richard and Debra Pidala II, also of Cold Spring. More...

Loretto Holds Annual Corpus Christi Procession

Holding close the Holy Eucharist, which was contained in an ornate gold monstrance, Fr. Brian McSweeney, Pastor of Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring, led a Eucharistic Procession on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi. More...

Synagogue, Depot Theatre, Screen Beyond Ipanema

At 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue, together with the Philipstown Depot Theatre, will present a screening of Beyond Ipanema: Brazilian Waves in Global Music, a feature documentary film by Guto Barra and Béco Dranoff. More...

Sports

Time to hit the Hardwood: Lockdown Defense Man to Man Basketball Clinic at Haldane Gym

Full Story

Blue Devils Fall in State Final

Unbeaten Lansing Ends Haldane’s Dream Season

The ball sliced high into the sky and every Haldane player, coach, parent and fan desperately tried to will it out of play. More...

Lacrosse Tournament Draws 500 to Philipstown

More than 500 “lax-ers” in grades one through six, along with a contingent of local high school and older alumni players, competed across the Philipstown Park and the Garrison School fields on Sunday, June 3, in the 16th annual P.L.A.Y. More...

Letters to the Editor

Road Work Explanation

To the Editor: More...

A New Understanding of State Goverment

To the Editor: More...

Support for Alexander

To the Editor: As a voter in the Democratic Primary on June 26, I am voting for the candidate best capable of defeating Nan Hayworth in the fall and who will also be a strong advocate in Washington for our community. More...

Weekly Poll

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