February 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

iPads for Students; Calculators for Board in Cold Spring  Free Access 

Haldane School Board talks technology and budgeting

Haldane Board President Michael Junjulas referenced the January State of the Union Address as he opened Tuesday night’s school board meeting. “The President brought up a really good thing; it’s called pre-school. More...

Trustees Back Zoning Change to Keep Post Office in Village

Guillaro, board members meet

The Village Board issued a statement Tuesday night supporting a zoning change that would allow the Cold Spring Post Office to locate at the Butterfield site. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Candidates Answer Questions on Butterfield

In what is shaping up to be a spirited race, Cold Spring residents Michael Bowman, Bruce Campbell and Stephanie Hawkins have hit the campaign trail running. More...

Philipstown Looks at Low-Salt Options

Salt was on the menu last week at Philipstown Town Hall. More...

Board Mulls Cyber-Security Issues

Philipstown Town Board

At Wednesday night’s Philipstown Board Workshop there was a brief discussion of cyber-security as it relates to the Town’s email list, used to notify interested citizens of current Town news and developments. More...

Schools

PTA Encourages Reading, Togetherness, Heroism  Free Access 

Haldane School

On Friday March 1, from 4 to 6 p.m., The Living Room will be the place to be in Cold Spring if you’re a family with a student from Haldane Elementary School. More...

Haldane High School Honor Roll

Grade 12 Principal’s List Simon Close, Ashley Cooper, Katherine Daponte, Maris Howell, Patrick Junjulas, Laura Kearns, Ryan Koval, Gustav Kristiansen, Malinda Labriola, Diana Martinez, Kadence Neill, Emilie Procario, Carolyn Schaefer, Bayley S More...

Haldane Middle School Honor Roll

Principal’s List: Grade 8 – Josephine Altucher, Alexandra Cinquanta, Mary-Margaret Dwyer, Teresa Figueiras, Brian Haines, Hannah Langer, Alessandra LaRocco, Marissa Lisikatos, Ruby McEwen, Kyra Moskowitz, Catherine Parr, Andrew Platt, Je More...

Community

Burma, Ballet and Orphans Inspired This Dancer

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” —Martha Graham More...

Of Marsh & Man: Putnam’s Audubon Has Strong Roots  Free Access 

“It’s important to keep common birds common.” – Connie Mayer-Bakall The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society (PHAS) is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society (www.audubon.org) that serves this geographic segment of the H More...

Nelsonville Man Killed in Fishkill Crash

A 22-year-old Nelsonville man is being remembered this week following his death in a tragic two-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Fishkill Friday night. More...

Attractions

Putnam Valley Holds Bean Runner Benefit  Free Access 

On Sunday February 24, the Putnam Valley High School Music Department, with friends and special guests, performed a jazz benefit concert at the Bean Runner Cafe in Peekskill. More...

Got a Garden?

Secret Garden Tour

Partners with PARC, a nonprofit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities, will host its annual Putnam County Secret Garden Tour on Saturday, June 8, and gardens are needed for this year’s fundraiser. More...

Howland Hosts Women’s History Month Program

Howland Cultural Center

Women in History Month will ring in with an afternoon of women’s drama, words and music on Sunday, March 3rd, at 2 p.m. at the Howland Cultural Center, located at 477 Main Street. More...

Letters to the Editor

Favors Guillaro Plan & Bowman

To the Editor: More...

Obstructionists In Our Village

To the Editor: Obstructionists live in Cold Spring and it’s not good. Obstructionists are people against everything. More...

Transparency, Accountability For Cold Spring

To the Editor: More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Breaking News - 3/2/2013 7:43 PM

Coach Larry Brigati Dies  Free Access 

Was firefighter, Army Ranger, coach

Coach Larry Brigati passed peacefully on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. More...

Christopher David Hustis

Christopher David Hustis, age 22, of Nelsonville, NY, died on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Born in North Tarrytown, NY on April 3, 1990, he is the son of Pamela A. (Donato) and David L. Hustis. More...

Breaking News - 3/2/2013 7:43 PM

Coach Larry Brigati Dies  Free Access 

Was firefighter, Army Ranger, coach

Coach Larry Brigati passed peacefully on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. More...

Chamber Draws Crowd for Classic Planning

Potential for three times the riders who came in 2012

The overall mood among business people was “cautiously optimistic.” More...

Planners Review Friary Demolition

New Residence & Chapel Set at Graymoor in Broad Upgrade

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement have been planning for years to renovate at their “Holy Mountain” at Graymoor in Garrison, but held off due to the tough economy. Now, they hope to revive the effort. More...

McConville Considering Sheriff’s Run

Would face incumbent Sheriff Donald Smith

Kevin McConville of Cold Spring is virtually certain to run for sheriff as a Republican, sources tell the PCN&R. McConville would face a primary against the popular incumbent, Sheriff Donald B. Smith. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Village Race Heads to Home Stretch

Did Your Trustees Vote?

Candidates all involved politically in village Candidates in the current Cold Spring race all voted in the 2012 village election and most have voted in each of the past five years, a PCN&R review of voting documents shows. More...

SAMPLE BALLOT: Cold Spring Election

March 19 vote just weeks away

COLD SPRING ELECTION: Sample Ballot More...

Arts and Entertainment

Hollywood On Hudson: ‘Abel’s Field’ Has a Garrison Connection  Free Access 

Recently we noticed a lot of social media activity around a film called “Abel’s Field.” What we quickly found out is that there’s a Garrison connection. More...

Locavore’s Lament Solved! Seed Planting Schedule (and Rainbow in a Bowl)

Gardening GUSTO

Yikes! It is late February and my pantry and freezer are developing bare spots. As a child who grew up with two nearby family farms, I have been a locavore since way before that word was invented. More...

Peabody Trio Returns to Howland

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is delighted to again present the Peabody Trio, Violaine Melancon, violin; Natashe Brofsky, cello, and Seth Knopp, piano in an exciting program. More...

Religious News

Miracle at the Church on the Hill  Free Access 

Built in 1831, the Historic Baptist Church is the oldest church in Philipstown and the only Church in the Village of Nelsonville. As most know, it fell on dire straits in the past few years and was on the verge of closing. More...

Synagogue Celebrates Shabbat Across America

Philipstown Reform Synagogue

On Friday evening, March 1, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS) will host Shabbat Across America, along with hundreds of other synagogues across the United States and Canada. More...

Loretto Group Visits Vatican City

Pilgrimage - a journey to holy places, undertaken to increase one’s faith. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/28/2013 2:55 PM

Putnam Valley Season Ends

Lourdes moves on

WHITE PLAINS -- The dream ended just a little too soon for the Putnam Valley boys basketball team.The Tigers were beaten on Wednesday afternoon by Our Lady of Lourdes, 56-41, in the Section One, Class B semifinals at the Westchester County Center.Mor More...

Haldane Boys’ Season Ends in Semi-Finals, But Girls Advance

Will face Hamilton on Saturday

It was a tale of two very different games for the Haldane boys basketball team, as the euphoria of a playoff opening rout of Solomon Schechter was quickly replaced by the reality that their season was over. More...

Shields Hits Two Double-Doubles

Brittany Shields (Cold Spring / Haldane) recorded a double-double as the women’s basketball team dropped to the Greyhounds of Assumption College, 61- 51, on Saturday. More...

Perspectives

A Plan to Thrive on the Land  Free Access 

Plus a New Culinary Director

A little more than six months ago we introduced you to the new President of Glynwood Farm, Kathleen Frith, a dynamic young leader with credentials. Her mission: “to save farming by strengthening farm communities and regional food systems. More...

Eco-friendly Deck: A Moldy Mess

Case of ‘No Good Deed Goes Unpunished’?

Garrison resident Annie Myers said she has, in her words, “done her best to save the earth.” She has given up plastic containers and uses wash cloths instead of paper towels. She reuses gas permeable green bags for all her produce. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

For Rent

1 bedrom apartment for rent. Heat, hot water & electric included. Hardwood floors, washer/dryer. Walk to train. Basement storage. $1,300/month. One month security. Call 914-843-2921 Garison Bright, airy 2 bedroom/2 bath house. More...

Help Wanted

Bartender Part time bartender needed - weekends/ holidays a must. Hudson House River Inn - Call Regina 914-475-6300 Diesel Mechanic Helper: Great Pay / Benefits. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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