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Breaking News - 4/11/2013 5:04 PM

Dutchess man charged in Philipstown burglary

A Dutchess County man has been arrested on felony charges of burglary for allegedly breaking into his former girlfriend’s home in Philipstown and removing several personal items.The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest Thursday of R More...

Settlement Near in Mazzuca Case

Former town supervisor paid back money as issue arose

Bill Mazzuca, the former town supervisor of Philipstown, appeared in Cold Spring Justice Court last Wednesday relating to alleged unemployment compensation fraud, and a resolution of the case appears imminent. More...

Wind Turbine in Garrison?

Noise, Views, Precedent Concern Neighbors

Monday night, the Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing on the James Gleick application for a residential wind turbine to be installed on his property. More...

Coffee Business Brews on Rt. 9

Doing Business in Philipstown

If you live along Route 9 in Philipstown, now’s your chance to wake up and smell the coffee, thanks to a charming new shop, The Cold Spring Coffee Pantry, adjacent to Vera’s Philipstown Market. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Garrison Fire Dept. on Hot Seat  Free Access 

The Philipstown Town Board held its monthly meeting Thursday night at Town Hall, and the session included contentious discussions over a new bathroom at the Garrison Volunteer Fire Department’s main building. More...

Cold Spring's McConville Running for Sheriff

Will challenge Smith in primary

Kevin McConville, former chief of the 768-member MTA Police Department, likes the dreams of the future better than the history of the past and has announced plans to challenge Sheriff Donald Smith this autumn as the popular lawman seeks his fourth te More...

Nelsonville Reorganizes; Attorney May Be Issue

The Nelsonville Board of Trustees held their re-organizational meeting on Monday evening, April 8, in the Village Hall. More...

Community

Deer Population Brings More than Ticks

Warmer weather is bringing those pesky ticks along with it. More...

Firefighter Recruiting Set

Volunteer fire departments across New York State will open their doors and fire truck bays to local residents during the weekend of Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28 as part of the third annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruit More...

Talk of our Town

Spring is definitely, at last, here. The baseball and softball players are out, the streets bustle into the evening, the Putnam Cycling Classic is less than a month away. Surely, summer can’t be far behind. More...

Attractions

Interactive Nature Programs on Tap at Hubbard

Fahnestock State Park

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Fahnestock State Park, and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust are staging a series of fun, interactive nature programs to be held on Sundays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Hubbard Lodge, 2880 Rte. More...

Cycling Classic Less Than Four Weeks Away

When the Putnam Cycling Classic’s riders pedal past the starting line on May 5, Ann Marie Miller will happily be among them. Miller, of New York City, will be a repeat rider in the Classic; she also pedaled in October’s race. More...

Boat Club Closer to Launch

As the weather warms up the Cold Spring Boat Club continues to prepare itself for its active season. On a beautiful morning Saturday, members worked hard to get the dock ready. More...

Commentary

The Self Interview, an Editorial Satire  Free Access 

One of the most unusual interviews in journalism took place last week in Cold Spring. Gordon Stewart interviewed himself about the charges that he did not write the Jimmy Carter “malaise” speech. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Sullwold Moritz

Margaret Barclay Sullwold Moritz died on April 5, 2013, at the age of 98, at home in Hartsdale, N.Y. She was born September 14, 1914, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to George John Sullwold Sr. and Margaret Barclay Sullwold. More...

Maria ‘Mary’ Rodino

Maria (Mary) Rodino, age 97, of Lake Worth, FL, a former long time Cold Spring, NY, area resident, died on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, FL. More...

Breaking News - 4/16/2013 12:26 PM

At least 2 from Putnam escape injury in Marathon blast  Free Access 

Memories of 9/11

Terry McArdle crossed the finish line Monday in the Boston Marathon about three minutes before two violent explosions turned the Patriot’s Day classic into complete chaos.The Brewster man was in Boston with his family for the event which he recalled More...

Breaking News - 4/15/2013 10:07 AM

Odell vetoes Indian Point evacuation zone legislation

Says key views not sought by lawmakers

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has vetoed a request approved by the Putnam Legislature that called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to expand the emergency evacuation zone around Indian Point from 10 miles to 50 miles. More...

DA Levy Says Suspect Did Not 'Live' With his Family

Prosecutor met Hossu about 10 years ago

District Attorney Adam Levy, responding to questions about his dealings with rape suspect Alexandru Hossu, said in an exclusive interview that every indication he had was that Hossu was in the country legally and possessed every needed permit. More...

Tests Start on Coal Tar at Hudson Waterfront

Tuesday evening’s Village Board of Trustees meeting clocked in 15 minutes shy of three hours, with a good bit of it taken up by a discussion of coal tar deposits near the waterfront and how to get rid of them. More...

Falloon Speaks on Plans for Village

At the Cold Spring Village Board’s re-organizational meeting last week, newly elected Mayor J. Ralph Falloon’s first official action was to shuffle the deck and reorganize the various appointed boards and liaisons. More...

Huntoon to Retire at West Point

Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr., the 58th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, is to retire this summer after four decades of military service. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Hurry Up, Spring! (and Grow Your Own Sprouts)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week in the PCN&R, Gardening Gusto promised to lend friendly “auntie” advice throughout April to all who want to begin a garden this year. More...

Museum Meets; Hears About African Americans at Point

The Putnam History Museum in Cold Spring held its annual members’ meeting Saturday afternoon to review the past year and to preview its new season, which begins on May 3. More...

Philipstown Historical Characters in Fiction  Free Access 

Writing and illustration workshop with author Deb Lucke

Real-life Philipstown historical figures will be the basis for a hands-on workshop Saturday, April 13, by author Deb Lucke, who will discuss how to develop historical characters and illustrate fictional renderings based on the Philipstown characters. More...

Schools

‘Roller Coaster of a Budget’ for Haldane

The Haldane Board of Education met last Wednesday evening, primarily to engage in final discussion of next year’s district budget. More...

Garrison Board Approves Budget, Reviews Technology

Garrison Union Free School

The Garrison Union Free Board of Education met last Wednesday night and approved a budget to put before voters. More...

State Aid Hike a Boost to Putnam Valley Schools

The Putnam Valley School Board dealt with lots of positive information on Thursday night, including an unexpected increase in state aid from Albany. But the new money brings with it a variety of concerns about how it should be used. More...

Religious News

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. More...

Sports

Haldane Baseball Opens with Two Wins

Softball team splits against Somers and Beacon

The Haldane Blue Devil baseball team quickly put the sting of last year’s state championship loss in the rear view mirror, stomping Tuxedo 9-0 and Eastchester 5-2 to open the 2013 campaign. More...

Tie, Loss in Philipstown Girls’ Soccer Openers

Eagles Start Spring Season With Tough Tie More...

Tough Start for Philipstown Boys’ Soccer Teams

Daggers With New Look Drop Tough Loss 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

Thre bedrom, 1.5 Bath, EIK, Living room in secluded cottage off Route 9 Garrison. Discounted Winter Rent: December to April $1,100. May to November $1,700. First and last month security. Contact 914 388 3419 More...

Wanted

Quiet home or APTneeded 5/23-24 nr USMA, NO smoking/parties/kids, just beds & coffee for 4-6 well-behaved adults. Refs gladly given!(PST) 253-312-3936 Call / Text Laurie 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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