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Residents Want Action on Waterfront Flooding

Village of Cold Spring

Tuesday evening the Village Board met with residents who live along the riverfront to discuss emergency preparedness and flooding, which ended up with a taskforce being formed. More...

Ruggiero Leaving as Top County Planner, After 6 Months in the Job

EXCLUSIVE

UPDATED: Putnam County's top planner Anthony Ruggiero, hired by the county less than six months ago, is headed back to his former employer, the PCN&R has learned exclusively.The former Carmel resident, who now lives in Fishkill, will be leaving c More...

Pastor to Leave Loretto

Fr. Brian T. McSweeney, Pastor of Our Lady of Loretto Church, will be leaving his post after twelve years of service to the parish and to the community. More...

Haldane Boys’ Baseball, Girls’ Softball Win Sectionals, But Eliminated Wednesday

Both also captured a regional win on Tuesday

Above, Haldane’s baseball team celebrates after last week’s win over rival Tuckahoe for the Sectional crown. At right, the girls’ softball players hoist their sectional trophy. Both teams also won Tuesday in regional play. More...

Civics and Politics

Independence Day Celebration

Any organization that would want to participate in the July 4th day festivities , please contact Bruce Campbell at 845 -265-3086 or email Trustee.Campbell@ coldspringny.gov More...

Tamagna Leaves Chamber

Deputy County Planner Vincent Tamagna has now resigned his post as president of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, the PCN&R has learned. More...

Water Service Interruption on June 10

The Village of Cold Spring reports that service will be shut down one more time for the water main relining project, on June 10. More...

Schools

A Bittersweet Time for Betsy Rasa

For a lot of children, kindergarten is where the wide world opens up in earnest. You ride a big yellow bus to school and home again, and you are surrounded by a group of kids who may or may not have the same skills and expectations that you do. More...

Breaking News - 6/6/2013 2:21 PM

Haldane Theft Allegations Confirmed by Sheriff and Superintendent

Details still unclear

“There is an investigation with the Sheriff’s Department of the theft of some amount of money.” That was the extent to which Haldane Schools Superintendent Dr. More...

Putnam Valley High School Holds Spring Blood Drive

Members of the Putnam Valley High School National Honor Society hosted a “Give Red, For Ed” community blood drive in the high school gym from 8:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24. More...

Religious News

St. Mary’s Annual Tag Sale is This Saturday  Free Access 

On Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual tag sale on the Great Lawn, at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets (Routes 301 and 9D), in Cold Spring. More...

New Pastor Set for Methodist Churches

The United Methodist church slogan is “Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.” One notable aspect of the United Methodist Church is that pastors serve where they are appointed by their bishop, with some pastors rotating each summer in July. More...

Religious Services

ST. PHILIP’S CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS Episcopal 1101 Route 9D, Garrison Across from the Garrison School Rev. Francis H. Geer, Rec. More...

Sports

Philipstown Eagle Girls Dominate in 6-1 Road Win

A fabulous display from the Eagles this Sunday saw them put five past Edgemont in the first half, which included a hat trick for Estella Struck, who had been moved up to an attacking midfield position by the Eagles coaches to try and get an early sco More...

‘Past, Present, Future’ of Lacrosse at Putnam Valley

On Sunday, June 2nd, the Putnam Valley Lacrosse Club hosted its 2nd Annual Past, Present, Future Lacrosse Shoot Out on the turf at Putnam Valley High School. More...

After Great Sectional Wins, Both Girls' Softball and Boys' Baseball Lose Wednesday

A tremendous run for the Blue Devils

LATE UPDATE: The softball team lost 24-7 on Wednesday, and the boys' baseball team went down 5-4 in a nail-biter. Both losses were to Pierson/Bridgehampton. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Michele Ann Markey & Scott Ryan Hayden to Wed

Mr. & Mrs. James Markey are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Michele Ann Markey of Cold Spring to Scott Ryan Hayden of Campbell Hall, NY. The groom’s parents are Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hayden. More...

Bowman & Dykstra to Historic Board

The future of The Grove discussed

Mayor J. Ralph Falloon, showing that he’s working hard on his campaign promise to bring harmony between the village boards, invited the Historic District Review Board to the table last week. More...

Snake Hill Road Reconstruction to Begin Soon

A smile crossed the face of Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra when her colleagues unanimously agreed to approve a budgetary amendment allowing the county to accept FEMA funding for the Snake Hill Road reconstruction project in Garrison.Last week’s decis More...

Road Work Could Cause Summer Headaches

The list of summer road projects in Philipstown is growing, just as traffic delays are likely to grow once it all begins. More...

Putnam Dispatcher Helps in Baby Delivery on Roadside

Baby, Mom both well

Just call her “Auntie Robyn!” Putnam 9-1-1 dispatcher Robyn Tricinelli was on duty Wednesday evening when she received a call from Mandi Scuderi of Putnam Valley who advised that her son and daughter-in-law were traveling on I-84 in Stormville en rou More...

Papers Provide $10,000 in Scholarships

Publisher Hails Students’ Good Work

Ten excited high school students and several dozen parents and siblings marked their achievements during a reception Friday evening at the Main Street offices of the Putnam County News & Recorder and the Putnam County Courier. More...

A Twist of Fate Hair Salon Opens On Main Street  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

Fishkill resident and single mother of two, Sharon Tiffany has taken a giant leap of faith, with her new salon Twist of Fate, located at 135 Main Street (formerly the headquarters of the Young Republicans). More...

Arts and Entertainment

‘Il Cuore Canta: The Heart Sings’ at the Chapel

Chapel Restoration

“When the Heart Sings,” a concert that evokes enchantment in song and story, will take place on Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. More...

Why an Organic Garden? (and Elderflower Cordial and Faux St Germain)

Gardening GUSTO

Loyal readers of “Gardening Gusto” know that we are big eaters in my family, we enjoy making jams and pickles to tide us over the winter, and that we often have fun inventing cocktails with the herbs and flowers I grow. More...

Ironbound Films Dissects Mort Downey’s Life

The long-awaited release of Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie is upon us and the documentary has strong Putnam origins. More...

Community

3-D Printing Hailed as Economic Driver

Putnam County was well represented last week as economic development officials announced the new Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center at SUNY New Paltz, intended to spur the rapid adoption and expansion of three-dimensional printing. More...

Cub Scout Pack 137 Annual BBQ, Open House  Free Access 

Cub Scout Pack 137 of Philipstown invites families with sons entering 1st through 4th grade in the fall to the Annual BBQ and Open House to be held Sunday, June 9th; 1 to 3 pm at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring. More...

Take Your Dog To Work Day Celebrates 15 Years

Take Your Dog To Work Day, created by Pet Sitters International in 1999, one of the longest-running online pet-adoption campaigns and the only event that focuses solely on celebrating dogs and educating pet owners in the workplace, continues to grow More...

Attractions

Trout Weekend at Cornwall Museum

On Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, from 12p.m.- 4p.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting Trout Weekend at the Museum’s Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. More...

Secret Garden: a Fairy Playground

On Main Street in Cold Spring is a magical place, called Kismet’s Secret Garden, where woodland nymphs dwell. More...

Learn About Edible Plants, Jam Making

Glynwood

Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring has two public events lined up for June. Foraging Walk and Talk with Russ Cohen - Sunday, June 9, 1-4 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Raid on Social Security

To the Editor: Social security was built solid and sustainable, and because it was solvent, Congress has raided its funds for years, for corporate entitlement, thus depressing its sustainability. More...

Public Transportation is a Necessity

To the Editor: More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ida R. Contaldi

Ida R. Contaldi, age 100, of Cold Spring, died on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Skyview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Croton-on-Hudson. Born in New York City, on March 2, 1913 she was the daughter of the late Andrea and Augustina (Marra) Russo. More...

William Porter Dexter Jr.

William Porter Dexter Jr., 76, of Fishkill, formerly of Brewster, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born on November 10th, 1936 in Purdys, to Myrtle (Thompson) and William Porter Dexter, Sr. 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...

Lost & Found

LOST TWO RINGS 1 silver Irish claddagh band, and 1 silver sentimental ring. Reward. Please call 845-519-7036 More...

Tag Sales

garage / estate sale Sat. & Sun. 6/8 & 6/9 9-4. No early birds please. Kitchenware, tools, some furniture and more. 31 Kemble Ave More...

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