September 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff, D.A., in Smackdown

A meeting of the Legislature’s Protective Services Committee resembled a heavyweight championship fight: In one corner sat Sheriff Don Smith, and in the other corner was District Attorney Adam Levy. More...

Africa to Loretto, and Back  Free Access 

In October, Father Gabriel Awuafor of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Parish will be returning to Ghana, after six years of growing in faith, education and community. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Meetings This Week

Wednesday September 26 7 pm Haldane Fields Committee7:30 pm Philipstown Town Board 7:30 pm Cold Spring Butterfield Ad Hoc Committee THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED Thursday September 27 7:30 pm Putnam Valley ZBA Saturday September 29 Constitution Island Famil More...

Announcement

On Friday, October 19, at 6 pm, Cold Spring Mayor Seth Gallagher will host a ceremony commemorating the completion of the Cold Spring Waterfront Improvement Project, with an on-site dedication open to the public. More...

Town Board Talks Boiler, Runoff, Fees

Wednesday night, the Philipstown Town board met to discuss several issues. More...

Schools

The Garrison School Announces New Class Officers

The new eighth-grade class officers are Sarah Kelly, President; Isabelle Davis, Treasurer; Sophia Sburlati, Secretary; and Shawn Sharifi, Vice President; here with class advisor, Mrs Susan MacEnroe. More...

Haldane Fields Project Heads to Public Vote

Undeterred by high winds and driving rain outside, the Haldane Board of Education last Tuesday night agreed to put the greatly anticipated fields improvement project to a November vote. More...

Attractions

Garden Club Intern Maddie Freeman Learns About Farming at Glynwood

Glynwood Farm has a key educational role in preparing apprentice farmers to become the next generation of practitioners of sustainable agriculture in the Northeast, while also growing food for the community. More...

4-H Junior Vet Series to Take Place in Mahopac

Putnam County youth between the ages of 9 and 14 years old have an opportunity to participate in the 4-H Junior Vet Program sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension. More...

Owls of the Hudson Valley in Cold Spring

HUDSON HIGHLANDS NATURE MUSEUM

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, is bringing its environmental expertise to the east side of the Hudson! On Sunday, October 14, from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. families will learn about Owls at Hubbard Lodge, 2880 Route 9 in Cold Spring. More...

Commentary

Food For Thought: Dust Under the Chair

Editor’s Note: Years ago, Mrs. McComish was a columnist and reporter for the PCN&R. Among her work was a regular column written from the viewpoint of her dog, Mr. Spunk. The column reprinted here, from the Aug. More...

Perspectives

Historic Board Responds to Mayor on Butterfield

The Historic District Review Board (HDRB) always welcomes the Mayor’s interest in our proceedings. However, there were several mischaracterizations in the article he wrote last week which need to be corrected. More...

Fond Memories of Growing Up in the Villages

The Way It Was

The pleasure of working on Main Street has not worn off for this reporter. It’s a privilege to work in such a lovely historic place, in a building lovingly restored to its former glory just two years ago. More...

Reflections from the Cat Bird Seat

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in 1937, in his second of 4 terms, was being accused, bitingly, by Congress of purposely attempting to “pack” the U. S. Supreme Court with justices of his personal choosing. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Evelyn McComish

Evelyn McComish, age 93, a long time resident of Cold Spring, passed peacefully at home on Friday, September 14, 2012. More...

Village May Ban ‘Formula’ Stores

Mayor Seth Gallagher and the Board of Trustees took the initial steps Tuesday toward banning formula businesses in Cold Spring. The move would not affect the pending application for a Dunkin’ Donuts, but that presumably sped its consideration. More...

Updated: Guillaro Fights to Keep Project Alive

UPDATED, with new material: Butterfield developer Paul Guillaro wants a decision of some kind from the Village Board on his project, still hanging fire. More...

Anthony’s Jewelry Store: Gold, Silver, & More

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley native Anthony Santiago has owned and operated, Anthony’s II Jewelers for more than three years. And even with a slow economy, Santiago finds he is doing quite well as gold and silver are always in demand. More...

Saland Ekes Out GOP Nod  Free Access 

Di Carlo still in race as Conservative

Absentee ballots and writein votes opened Monday at Board of Elections headquarters in Poughkeepsie have given State Senator Steven Saland a 107-vote lead in the closest contest of the veteran lawmaker’s threedecade career. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

It’s That Time Again (and Really Easy Roasted Chicken)

Gardening GUSTO

Darn it! Here we all were – so proud of our lush, late summer gardens – and wham! Another September storm blasted through Philipstown and flattened everything. More...

Live Music Calendar

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29 AMOS LEE, WITH CHRIS KASPERThe Paramount Center, 1008 Brown St., Peekskillparamountcenter.org ROB SCHEPS & KIM CLARKE’S MAGNETS!The Bean Runner Cafe, Peekskill OOM-PAH BAND – SAT/SUN AFTERNOONS [THRU OCT 28] The More...

Script Reading and Play Discussion Group in Beacon

Before any play can become “the thing” it first needs a script with words just waiting to be brought to life. More...

Community

Putnam Valley Town Day Huge Success

The community of Putnam Valley came together to celebrate Town Day on Sunday. Inclement weather had delayed it, but it turned out to be a rousing success at Putnam Valley Town Park. More...

Girl Scouts ‘Daisy for a Day’

The Girl Scouts of the Hudson Highlands are excited to get the 2012-2013 scouting year underway with the popular Girl Scout event “Daisy for a Day!” More...

Talk of our Town

We went apple picking last weekend; what a treat! We know this gorgeous fall weather can last only so long. Please buy your tickets this week if you plan to attend the Putnam History Museum’s Annual Gala at Cat Rock, on Oct. 13. More...

Sports

Flare for the Dramatic

Boys’ soccer rallies for two wins, while the girls stun Croton 1-0

A successful homecoming weekend was capped by two wins on the soccer pitch that defied expectations. More...

Split Results in Boys Soccer Matches

Daggers Continue Tough Road Trip with Loss More...

‘Never Say Die’ for Girls Soccer Dragons

Dragons Take Advantage of Penalty Kicks in Win More...

Letters to the Editor

Poor Pruning At 9D/301

To the Editor: More...

What Is Beauty?

To the Editor: It seems that just about everyone wants a piece of Cold Spring, for example, its Butterfield property. More...

Vote with Your Fork

To the Editor: More...

Weddings/Engagements

Malcolm Daniel and Darryl Morrison Wed

North Highlands residents Malcolm Daniel and Darryl Morrison were wed Saturday evening, September 22, in a lakeside ceremony before family and friends at Surprise Lake Camp. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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