October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New Study on Dunkin’

Planners want more traffic info

In what could be the second to last Planning Board meeting for the Dunkin’ Donuts application, The Cold Spring Planning Board shifted momentum and gave Elmesco owners Kenny and Fran Elmes a ray of light. More...

Cycling Classic Pedals Through Putnam

Bikers Enjoy ‘Tour de France Fantasy Moment’

Cold Spring and Putnam County saw 188 bicyclists inaugurate the first Putnam Cycling Classic on Sunday, complete with shoe transponders to keep track of each cyclist’s time, a pace car to lead the way, and an almost entirely closed course that More...

Public Rosary at the Riverfront

About 100 of the faithful of Our Lady of Loretto Church gathered at the Cold Spring Bandstand at noon on Saturday to pray a public rosary and to celebrate the 95th Anniversary of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s apparition at Fatima, Portugal on Oct. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Haldane Learns About Fire Safety

Arson dog Daisy paid a special visit to Haldane recently. Daisy joined Firefighter John Scrocca (husband of Haldane second grade teacher Catherine Scrocca) and Detective John V. More...

Putnam Valley Gears Up for New Budget Season

The October 10 Town Board Work Session in Putnam Valley began with a hearing to look at preliminary budget planning for fiscal year 2013. More...

Nov. 7 Hearing Set on Demolition at Butterfield

And, Planning Board chair appears on own behalf

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...

Community

Jay Vitale: Heart of a Giant

Guinan’s Aurora provides bikes for the disadvantaged

In a world that, at times, seems to be going mad, hearttouching stories can be too few and far between. Cold Spring resident Jay Vitale is a man on a mission of love. He provides children and veterans who are in need with bicycles. More...

Winter Hill Opening Highlights Renovation  Free Access 

It was a beautiful autumn day Sunday at the Winter Hill offices, located on 32 acres of pristine rolling lawns on Snake Hill Road in Garrison, as philanthropist Chris Buck hosted an open house and welcomed the community to his newly refurbished offic More...

First Presbyterian Church Welcomes New Members

Five new members were welcomed into the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown this week. More...

Sports

Brownies Go Kayaking

To kick off their year-long study of water, the Brownies from troop 2911 (Haldane 3rd graders) participated in an educational kayaking trip at Teatown Reservation in Ossining. More...

Peewee Hawks Topple Fallsburg

The Philipstown Junior Peewee Hawks took down the previously undefeated Fallsburg Comets 19-6 Saturday morning. More...

Philipstown Boys: Never Say Die

Daggers’ Never Say Die Attitude Shows in 5- More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2012 4:11 PM

Bickering Boards Bog Butterfield; Historic Board Meets with Own Lawyer

Stunning development Thursday night

A battle royale is brewing in Cold Spring, as Mayor Seth Gallagher and Trustee Matt Francisco and the Historic District Review Board are continuing to fight it out over Butterfield, with the latest step being the Historic Board retaining its own lawy More...

Breaking News - 10/21/2012 7:19 PM

Early morning fire damages Putnam Valley home

One phone in house delayed emergency call

A two-story home in Putnam Valley was heavily damaged early Sunday when fire broke out in a second floor room. More...

New Leader for Town Republicans

Legislator and Nelsonville resident Vinny Tamagna is the new leader of the Philipstown Republicans. More...

Continental Village Bridge on Town’s To-Do List

The Philipstown Board and an audience of one met Wednesday night to review plans for resuscitating a footbridge in Continental Village. More...

Scuccimarra, Rosario Spar on Lobbying

Putnam County Legislature

Environmental issues are roiling the fight between Democrat Steve Rosario and Republican Barbara Scuccimarra for Putnam County Legislature District 1. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Depot Hosts ‘The Beggar’s Opera’

DEPOT THEATRE

“The Beggar’s Opera” will be the fall main stage production at The Philipstown Depot Theatre featuring, for the first time, an on-stage orchestra of nine professional period instrument musicians who perform with leading internationa More...

Downing Film Center Goes Digital

The Downing Film Center in Newburgh is going digital and this month is announcing a $20,000 matching gift challenge to help finance the conversion. More...

Goodbye and Hello (And Fresh Vegetable Clam Chowder)

Gardening GUSTO

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”– Albert Camus The first frost arrived. Kiss your tomatoes good-bye. Goodbye cantaloupes, hello pumpkins. Goodbye peaches, hello apples. Goodbye kayak, hello hiking boots. More...

Schools

Health Department Immunizes Nearly 400

There was not a tear in sight as more than 200 Haldane school children, ages 5 through 18, and staff received their flu vaccinations at school on Wednesday, October 10. More...

And They're Off...

Budget Season begins at Haldane

Schools seem to be among the busiest places around, with children, teachers, and parents—not to mention the state and federal governments—placing a variety of demands on administrators and school boards. More...

Absentee Ballot Information for the November 13th PLAY Haldane Vote  Free Access 

If the ballot is to be mailed to the voter an application must be received 7 days before the vote. More...

Attractions

Library Offers Great Gatsby House Tours

Desmond-Fish Library

Attention, F. Scott Fitzgerald fans: Libraries and cultural organizations throughout Putnam County are presenting a variety of concerts, discussions, and other events related to Fitzgerald’s classic, The Great Gatsby. More...

Halloween Happenings  Free Access 

Saturday, October 20th Garrison School PTA Fall Festival More...

Books, Reading, & a Brief Road Trip

From the Library Desk

Editor’s Note: The PCN&R today begins a new feature written by our library directors in Cold Spring and Garrison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Supports Scuccimarra for Legislature

To the Editor: More...

Village Residents Deserve Better

To the Editor: Village residents deserve leadership that enhances public trust in local government. More...

Where Is Nan Hayworth?

To the Editor: More...

Weekly Poll

Where should a new senior center be built?
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