July 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Most storm recovery completed Friday  Free Access 

Trees down, widespread power outages

UPDATE, from Friday: A severe thunderstorm and heavy rain lashed Cold Spring Thursday evening. The skies darkened at perhaps 6:25 or 6:30 p.m., and by 6:40, gale-force winds and rain poured in from the west, soaking everything in their path. More...

Mayor Silences Critics  Free Access 

Debate over comment at meetings

Mayor Seth Gallagher entered the Village Board of Trustees meeting with gavel in hand as he sought to both respond to detractors and try to reshape village meeting procedures and protocol. More...

Post Office Reprieve as Lease is Extended

New site still needed

In a late development, the lease on the Cold Spring Post Office space has been extended through the end of November, delaying slightly when it would have to leave the Foodtown plaza, the PCN&R has learned. More...

Cold Spring babysitter charged with jewelry thefts  Free Access 

Busted after Sheriff's investigation

A woman who did babysitting and pet-sitting stole cash, jewelry and credit cards from two Cold Spring families, authorities charge. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Butterfield Project Revived  Free Access 

Guillaro to present to Village Board

Developer Paul Guillaro will return to the Village Board on Tuesday evening with revised plans for the Butterfield site. More...

Nelsonville Village Board Meeting Looks at Water Main Repairs, Tree Trimming, Church Sign

The Nelsonville Village Board this month spent a good bit of time on the huge Cold Spring water main project. More...

Route Nine Roadwork at Night

If you travel north or south on Route 9 in the evenings, chances are good you’ve been caught in traffic lately. More...

Schools

High Achievers: Graduates, Recognitions, and Dean’s Lists 2012

...The following local residents were named to second honors on the Clark University Dean’s List. Emily C. Koepke, of Cold Spring; Lina N. Kroehling, of Cold Spring. More...

Back-to-School Time at CAP Offers School Supplies

Hard to believe but summer is half over! With August right around the corner, Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) has begun its Back to School Supply Project which over the years has proven to be an enormous resource to families in need. More...

Attractions

Boscobel Hosts Curator Tours

Boscobel

Could the mirror in your attic have reflected images of people and places from another century? More...

Christmas in July? Cold Spring By Candlelight is Only Four Months Away

Cold Spring by Candlelight, the annual fundraiser and holiday event in the Village of Cold Spring, is set for Saturday, December 1, and houses are needed to make this year’s 10th-anniversary event memorable. More...

Purple Heart Appreciation Day Program Set for Aug. 7

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor will celebrate and commemorate two important historical events on Tuesday, August 7th, at 2 p.m. Both events occurred on this date, 160 years apart. More...

Commentary

The Petri Dish Matters  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

I am what my children call “old.” And it is true that I’m on the wrong side of 50, which surely means really old. More...

Letters to the Editor

More than Just ‘Trimming’

To the Editor: More...

No More Butchered Roadways

To the Editor: I would like to thank your reporter Tim Greco for covering the Central Hudson tree-cutting incident on South Mountain Pass. There are several aspects of this that deserve additional elaboration. More...

Peehl is Right

To the Editor: More...

Breaking News - 7/30/2012 4:13 PM

Drug bust in Cold Spring  Free Access 

Alleged seller had girlfriend, child nearby

A 19-year-old Newburgh man is facing a 25-year state prison term following his arrest for drug trafficking in the Cold Spring area. More...

Gallery of Photos from this weekend's 4-H Fair  Free Access 

To see the gallery click HERE. More...

Iconic Bear Mountain Inn Greets a New Generation

Bear Mountain, like its neighbor Storm King, is a massive hill, resembling a sleeping bear that hugs the Hudson River, quilted with trees and offering spectacular views to those who climb its summit. More...

Cold Spring Water Notice  Free Access 

The Village of Cold Spring Water Department is currently repairing a water main on The Boulevard. During the course of these repairs, it was necessary to open a fire hydrant. This activity may result in water discoloration. More...

Tomorrow’s First Responders

Action this week at the Junior Firefighter Academy included learning how to extinguish a fire (above) and how to control traffic on Main Street, in Cold Spring (below). The Academy wraps up with a parade at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. More...

County Re-Evaluation?

Property Update Tied to Tax Rolls

For years a countywide re-evaluation of all property throughout Putnam has been described as an issue “too hot to handle.” More...

Good Samaritans Injured in Freak Fall

Tangled in chain at Dockside area

Two young men suffered serious injuries Sunday in a freak mishap at the entrance to the former Dockside Harbor Restaurant property in Cold Spring. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Breaking the Fast (with Fruit and Honey)

Gardening GUSTO

Someone recently asked me if I ever run out of ideas for my writing. More...

Kasterine Exhibition Opens at Ann Street Gallery  Free Access 

Dmitri Kasterine: People and Places 1955-2011

Photo Provided: Dmitri Kasterine’s Newburgh: Portrait of a City installation. More...

Midsummer Music from West Point Band

The West Point Band is tuning up for a busy mid-August run of concerts throughout the area, featuring music from Hollywood movies and Broadway musicals. ‘Night At The Movies’ Concert Sunday, August 12th at 7:30 p.m. More...

Community

Hot Weather, Cool Kids

Little Rascals: Local entrepreneurs and best friends, Johnny Sotiridy and Lucas Uribe, took advantage of the hot weather last week and set up shop in front of the PCN&R offices on Main Street to More...

Continental Village Firefighters Handle Annsville Circle Rollover

The Annsville Traffic Circle in Peekskill is a two-lane rotary located in a lush and scenic part of the Hudson Estuary known as Annsville Creek. More...

Colorado Tragedy Hits Close to Home

Suzanne Weyn, a professional writer, raised both of her daughters in Putnam Valley. She shared her reaction to the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, with the PCN&R: More...

Sports

A Three-Headed Monster No More

With Departure of Solit and Flaherty, Etta Comes to Forefront

There was no denying that the Haldane volleyball team’s run to the state championship last fall was built on a team-first ethic that saw many players contribute in both dominant and subtle ways. More...

Cheerleading for Fitness

Kim Baumann, the Membership Director of All Sport Health and Fitness, is a cheerful and constant presence at Fishkill’s popular health club. More...

Philipstown Recreation Department News  Free Access 

Philipstown Recreation Department NewsPhone: 424-4618 Fax: 424-4686. Website: philipstownrecreation.com F.I.S.H. Phone: 424-4669. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Norman ‘Ted’ Hume Anthony, Jr.

Norman “Ted” Hume Anthony, Jr. was born on July 29, 1921, in Buffalo, NY, to Norman Hume Anthony, Sr., and Margaret (Hofheins) Anthony. He passed away on July 16, 2012. More...

Health

Weight Loss Surgery Options Seminars  Free Access 

Uncovering that happier, healthier you isn’t easy. But Putnam Hospital Center can help with the latest surgical techniques, nutritional counseling, support programs and informational seminars. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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