October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Hall Shake-up  Free Access 

Mayor makes mid-stream changes to liaison spots

The PCN&R received the following memo from Cold Spring Mayor Seth Gallagher on Wednesday evening: More...

Thumbs Up for Cooperative Budget

GARRISON SCHOOL BOARD

The 2012-13 Garrison School year is in full swing, and the Board, under the leadership of President Raymond O’Rourke and Vice President Diana Swinburne, is clearly eager to maintain its momentum by establishing manageable agendas and moving thr More...

To the Castle, Runners, and the River!

Though autumn is starting to chill the air, it was beautiful running weather this Sunday morning when the Philipstown Recreation Center played host to the Castle to River Run. Well over 200 runners participated. More...

Small Kids Go Big on Fire Safety

Firefighters from Cold Spring, Garrison and North Highlands are making the most of Fire Prevention Week – aided by a healthy dose of childlike curiosity and huge firetrucks that keep many youngsters enthralled. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Schumer, in Putnam, Says Hire More Vets

Three thousand unemployed veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are found in the lower Hudson Valley, with 94 of these men and women residents of Putnam County. U.S. More...

Philipstown Talks Mining & Money

Board Sets Budget Reviews

Thursday night’s monthly meeting of the Town Board was a short-and-sweet affair, a straight run-through of the advertised agenda, with few diversions and no audience outcry. More...

Lifting Mining Overlay Discussed

The Philipstown Town Board on Wednesday night used its workshop to discuss the soil mining issue, one of the most contentious topics to hit the town in recent memory. More...

Schools

A Day in the Life of the Hudson River

On Thursday, October 4, it was a rainy day as students from Haldane and the Garrison Union Free School gathered riverside to discover more about the Hudson River. More...

Spirits Soar at Garrison School Pep Rally

Last Friday, the Garrison Union Free School auditorium was loud with cheers and music and splashed with blue and white as the school held the first pep rally in several years. More...

‘Macho Nachos’ at Garrison Union Free School

These dads gathered at the Garrison School on Tuesday to prepare a special kids’ lunch of “macho nachos.” Preparations began mid-morning for the 11:30-to-12:30 lunch. More...

Attractions

Celebrate Cider Week in the Hudson Valley

From October 12 to 21, at locations throughout the Hudson Valley and in New York City, join in the festivities when the second annual Cider Week arrives in restaurants, bars and retail shops. More...

Fishkill Farms offers a Bountiful Harvest

With autumn setting in, the beauty of the leaves turning colors and the cooler weather setting in, fall in the Hudson Valley can certainly be magical. A hop and skip up the road, Fishkill Farms can provide all your harvest time needs. More...

Cold Spring Trunk Show  Free Access 

Local artisans Judie Gordon and Patty Villanova present a special sale and preview of unique jewelry, accessories and hand-painted silks at their first annual Trunk Show. The show is Friday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. More...

Perspectives

History Museum to Honor Key Families

THE WAY IT WAS

The Putnam History Museum will hold its annual Gala celebrating Dedication & Pride of Place on Saturday. More...

Facts on Butterfield & Village

PERSPECTIVES

In her Letter to the Editor, of Oct. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George C. Tompkins  Free Access 

George C. Tompkins, age 70, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Thursday, October 4, 2012, at St Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Born in Cold Spring on November 22, 1941, he was the son of the late James A. Tompkins and Nancy A. (Merando) Tompkins. More...

Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System Tuesday  Free Access 

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a test of the system on Tuesday, October 16 between 1:00 p.m. More...

Hearing Set on Butterfield Demolition  Free Access 

Nov. 7 could decide issue

The Historic District Review Board has called for a hearing next month on whether the old Butterfield hospital can be demolished by developer Paul Guillaro.The decision came out of the Oct 10 meeting of the Historic Board. More...

Circular Motion at Joint Board Meeting on Butterfield

Historic Buildings Expert Offers Perspective

It was a joint meeting that lasted two and a half hours Monday night, an effort by the Village Board of Trustees and the Historic District Review Board to bring some clarity to the Butterfield project. More...

New feature in the PCN&R - Photo of the Week!  Free Access 

Have one of your photos seen by thousands!

Would you like to have your photo seen by thousands of people? Every week, we'll ask you to post your photos. We'll choose our favorite, and then print it in the PCN&R! More...

Paramount Center Shuttered, for Now  Free Access 

In a piece of grim economic and social news, the Paramount Center—the historic performing and visual arts center in the heart of neighboring Peekskill—is now shuttered. More...

Local Poll: Debates to Affect Votes for President  Free Access 

Almost half of respondents in a local poll said the presidential debates could affect their vote in November. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Hudson River Images Revisited at Boscobel

Many of the iconic landscape scenes painted by Hudson River School artists, now hanging in major museums all over the world, are the breathtaking views that surround us here in the Hudson River Valley. More...

Really Fabulous: Rain and Fog (and Easy, Easy Shallot S’Mores)

Gardening GUSTO

Oh my gosh—October sure is pretty around here. More...

Revitalizing the Cold Spring Art Scene  Free Access 

Gallery 66 Opens Friday on Main Street

There’s a new gallery on Main Street, and given the experience and talent behind it, the odds are good that it will be a success. Gallery 66 will open its doors to visitors and patrons of Cold Spring-on-Hudson on Oct. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Community

Forum to Discuss Needs of Putnam’s Elderly

The fastest growing segment of Putnam’s population continues to be its senior citizens, now constituting more than 33 percent of the county’s 100,000-plus residents. More...

Parachutes at Philipstown Park  Free Access 

At about 10:15 Saturday morning at Philipstown Park, the rec soccer players were surprised to see four parachutes dropping down on our side of the river, and onto our playing fields. Two cadets landed safely in Philipstown Park, and two more at St. More...

Cycling Classic Zooms into Putnam on Sunday Morning

This Sunday will mark the first annual Putnam Cycling Classic. The event could potentially see 200-300 cyclists come into the Village of Cold Spring, where the race across Putnam County will start and end, with many more observers attending. More...

Sports

Peewee Hawks Take Panthers by Storm

October started out just right for the Philipstown Junior Peewee Hawks. The rain held off long enough for the Hawks to defeat the Cortlandt Panthers 25- 6 on Sunday in an important divisional game. More...

Darkness on the Edge of Town

Dusk settles what Blue Devils and Tigers could not

It was like watching a Broadway play, the one you have been waiting to see for months. You’ve invested close to three hours of your life. You are enthralled by each and every movement. More...

Mitey and Tiny Mite Hawks Make Entertainment

Last week, when the Mitey Mite Hawks lost to the Hudson Valley Knights, it was a scene out of The Sopranos. The four coaches addressed their players like capos do soldiers. And the message was clear: Lose again and sleep with the fishes. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Arts & Putnam

To the Editor: More...

Don’t Upset Village’s ‘Flow’

To the Editor: More...

Women’s Advocate Needed

To the Editor: Sean Patrick Maloney-- a strong women’s advocate for Congress. More...

Weekly Poll

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