June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

UPDATED: Mining Plan Dead  Free Access 

Lyons Realty LLC withdraws application

The application for a gravel mine in Philipstown – an endeavor that has rapidly sent political debate in town to a fevered pitch – will be withdrawn by Lyons Realty Co., the PCN&R has learned. More...

Communication: A Work in Progress

Philipstown Town Board

Philipstown’s government has learned that not everyone is currently on the same page when it comes to sharing information—especially electronically—so the Town Board decided to do something about it at last Wednesday’s evening More...

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Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 6/22/2012 3:48 PM

Going to the Dogs?  Free Access 

Labradoodle at the county exec's offices

 County Executive Mary Ellen Odell loves all four-legged creatures. More...

Cold Spring Village Board Notable News

• The Village Police will soon add a bike patrol to supplement law enforcement services on busy summer weekends. • The Village will now offer to the public audiotapes of Board meetings at a cost of $5 each. More...

Route 301 Becomes the Hudson River Turnpike

Route 301, the 200-yearold road connecting Putnam’s east to its west, has a new name this week. More...

Schools

Haldane Graduation 2012 - ‘YOLO - You Only Live Once’

On Saturday morning, under clear blue skies with the mountains of the Hudson River Valley in the background, the Haldane High School Graduation Ceremony was again steeped with tradition and nostalgia. More...

Putnam Valley Class of 2012

Alex Spitzer Putnam Valley High School Class of 2012 Valedictorian Alex Spitzer is the son of Edward and Daniela Spitzer, of Putnam Valley. More...

International Day for 3rd Graders at Garrison School

On Thursday, June 14, Leslie D’Onofrio’s third graders celebrated the end of the school year at the Garrison Union Free School with an international-themed brunch. More...

Attractions

West Point Band: Independence Day Concert, Fireworks

The West Point Band will present its annual Independence Day concert on Saturday, July 7th, at 8 p.m. at the Trophy Point Amphitheatre. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held on Sunday, July 8th, at 8 p.m. More...

Constitution Island’s Carriage Comes Home

Constitution Is land

An unexpected homecoming, 30 years in the making, will bring a historical treasure back to Constitution Island this week. More...

Putnam Valley Farm Market Has a New Home

The Putnam Valley Farmers Market has a new location: Outdoors at Grace United Methodist Church at 337 Peekskill Hollow Road. Market hours will be Fridays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., staring June 22 and running through September 28. More...

Breaking News - 6/25/2012 10:53 AM

Storms pummel region  Free Access 

County recovers from rain, lightning

Scores of Putnam residents experienced a rude awakening Monday when a line of strong and violent thunder storms came through the region. More...

Stucco Design at Dunkin’?

The last time Kenny Elmes came before the Historic District Review Board, the panel sent Elmes and Dunkin’ Donuts architect Cynthia Falls back to the drawing board to come up with a new design. More...

Planners, Village at Odds on Butterfield

Even as the Cold Spring Village Board reviewed a possible addition to its zoning to try to revive the stalled Butterfield project, the village’s Planning Board heaped new animosity on developer Paul Guillaro. More...

Round Up Texas BBQ: The Real Thing

Dining Out in Philipstown

When Linda Vaughan first got to Putnam County, she was driving with Bill Villetto past an old house and she knew, just knew, that she would end up in business here. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Roses for Your Noses: Another Multi-Media Garden Moment (and Rose Petal Vodka)

Gardening GUSTO

If you haven’t yet begun your seasonal pilgrimages to Boscobel, there’s no better way to celebrate the first day of summer (June 20th) than by paying homage to the restoration’s glorious gardens. More...

Pianist Sumi Tonooka at the Chapel

Chapel of Our Lady Restoration

Local jazz pianist and composer Sumi Tonooka makes her live performance debut of songs from her newly released CD, Now – Live at the Howland, at the Chapel Restoration, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Von Em & Denhert, ‘Trading Tunes’

PHILIPSTOWN Depot Theatre

Two of the Hudson Valley’s great musical talents, Marc Von Em and KJ Denhert, will be together again on Saturday, June 30th at the Philipstown Depot Theatre in Garrison. More...

Community

Delightful Father's Day at Boat Club

The delightful and affordable Father's Day Breakfast at the Cold Spring Boat Club turned out to be the best kept secret in town on Sunday morning. More...

Revival of the Industrial Age

After many days of rain, the sun shone in time for the West Point Foundry Reserve groundbreaking ceremony Saturday morning, an effort to revive part of the country’s, and Cold Spring’s, industrial history. More...

Celebrating 15 Years at Cathryn's

Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill and proprietor Cathryn Fadde celebrated 15 years in Cold Spring on a beautiful Monday evening. Guests sipped beverages, enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and chatted of meals past. Fadde said business has been very good. More...

Sports

A Look Behind Haldane Baseball’s Run

By now, everyone had had a chance to digest the Haldane baseball team's wonderful run to the state championship game. More...

Cold Spring Boys Lead Baseball Teams to Championships

Three Haldane players had big roles in helping two Hit and Run Highlanders travel baseball teams win league and tournament championships. More...

Man to Man Basketball Clinic at Haldane Gym

This will be a 2-day clinic, for the serious basketball player, offering focused training in man to man basketball skills and man to man defensive concepts through specific drills, progressions and live play. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Donald L. Trost, Jr.  Free Access 

Graveside services Friday at 10 a.m.
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Michael Von Tiesenhausen

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...

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