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Birth of our Nation Celebrated

July 4th draws thousands to village

Thousands of people thronged Cold Spring and Philipstown on July 4 to commemorate the birth of our nation. More...

Village Cedes Control of Environmental Review

Planning Board to declare itself in charge of Butterfield

The members of the Planning Board have decided to seek to become Lead Agency for the Butterfield project, under New York’s State Environmental Quality Review, at a workshop meeting last Wednesday. More...

Boards Focus on the Grove

Foodtown owners want to move ahead with expansion

There were five items on the agenda for Wednesday’s joint meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board and Historic District Review Board, but the bulk of the 90-minute meeting time was spent on the very first item—“Follow up meeting wi More...

Coming Events

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 7/4/2013 3:43 PM

Back to the Drawing Board for Bike Path Signage

Legislature stalls over proposal to advertise

The public swayed the Putnam Legislature Tuesday night and after more than three hours of debate among the legislators themselves as well as hearing from a dozen impassioned residents opposed to bike path signage, the governing body voted to table a More...

Breaking News - 7/8/2013 9:58 AM

Philipstown Calendar Changes

The Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Monday evening, July 8, with a continued discussion of the proposed wind turbine, has been canceled. The next meeting of the Philipstown ZBA will be in September. More...

Planning Board is Lead Agency – Molloy to be Chair

But engineering firm still up in air

Although the Cold Spring Trustees had a short agenda at last week’s meeting, the major news had to do with hiring an engineering and planning firm to assist the village through the state-mandated environmental review of the Butterfield project.  More...

Schools

The PCN&R's 2013 Scholarship Essay Winners

These are winning scholarship essays of the 10 Putnam County students who each received a $1,000 scholarship toward their college expenses next year. More...

Participate in the Putnam County 4-H Fair

It may seem that last summer and the annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was just a short time ago, but Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Fair’s sponsor, has plans already well under way for the 2013 Fair, set for the weekend of July 26 through 28. More...

Go Green Club and the Putnam Valley Education Foundation Team Up

The Putnam Valley Middle School's Go Green Club celebrates the installation of a greenhouse at their school thanks to a grant received from the Putnam Valley Education Foundation. More...

Religious News

Local Churches Say Good-Bye to ‘Pastor Peg’

Pastor Margaret Laemmel (known as Peggy) said farewell to local United Methodists at her last service on Sunday, June 30. She has worked in both the Cold Spring and South Highland churches for four years, starting in 2009. More...

Celebrating Rev. Frank Geer’s Years of Service

St. Philip’s Church in the Highlands

It was a beautiful Sunday for a special outdoor service at the Garrison Fish & Game Club on June 16 when St. Philip’s Church in the Highlands celebrated 25 years (+1) of being guided by the Rev. Francis H. More...

Vacation Bible School at Capuchin Ministries

Forty-three youngsters from Philipstown actually wanted to go back to school this week, but to a different kind of school - Vacation Bible School at Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries (CYFM) on Route 9D in Garrison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Beware of Barbecued Bugs

To the Editor: What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on the 4th of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? 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

Cold Spring - 1BR apt L/R w/fplc, Kit, Dining Area, BR, tiled bath, Private Entrance, parking, 3 miles to train. $1,100/mo. Heat, Hot Water & Electr. Included. Owner/Broker (914) 953-3720 for rent cold spring 1 Bdrm Apt. More...

Help Wanted

dental front desk receptionist. Part time, Mt. Kisco. Mon., Tues., Thurs. Experienced only. Dentrix knowledge preferred. Fax (914) 241-7421 or email resume to dr.gscohen@gmail.com Part Time cleaning for a local church. Some heavy lifting required. More...

Breaking News - 7/9/2013 12:39 PM

New Roadblocks for Area Commuters

It seems that the road closure situation in our area is becoming more tangled by the day. Scheduled work on Routes 9 and 9D has slowed traffic—on 9D work near St. More...

Burglary arrests in Cold Spring and Garrison

Residents of Fishkill and Peekskill are facing felony charges following their arrests by the Putnam Sheriff’s Department for separate burglaries in Cold Spring and Garrison.On June 21, Cold Spring Police investigated a burglary during which a large f More...

New Bank Coming to Main?

The Powers & Haar building on Main Street could be in the process of getting a makeover and be the site a new bank in the Village to boot. More...

Unbearably Beautiful Bear Mountain State Park  Free Access 

If you’re looking for affordable places to go this summer on just a fraction of a tank of gas, don’t overlook Bear Mountain State Park. More...

Weapons Cache Found in Mahopac After Death

UPDATED, with new photos

Putnam residents and officials are still puzzling over a bizarre occurrence in Mahopac last week. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Hudson Valley Humid (and EZ Cold Pea Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week’s weather was the proverbial pea soup, featuring heavy Hudson Valley humidity and crashing thunderstorms daily. While we humans wilted and ran for cover, our gardens reveled in the heat and the rain. More...

Robert W. Weir’s Poetry of Art Exhibition

Boscobel

Boscobel House & Gardens is honored to announce its 2013 art exhibition, Robert W. Weir and the Poetry of Art. More...

Author Releases Biography on Hammarskjöld

Book Focuses on the Life of the Second Secretary-General

Author Roger Lipsey has penned a fascinating biography titled, Hammarskjöld a Life. Dag Hammarskjöld was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. More...

Community

Car Careens into Nelsonville Home

About 9:30 Saturday morning the Cold Spring Fire Company received a call that a car had crashed into a home at 359 Main Street in Nelsonville at the crossroads. The Cold Spring Fire Company responded, as did police, who were first on the scene. More...

Talk of our Town

Thursday is July 4th and festivities will be in full swing across Philipstown. The parade lineup will be near Tots Park on High Street—a shift from past years. Consequently, Route 9D and its traffic are avoided entirely. More...

Robert’s Total Care Salon Has Gone to the Dogs!

On Friday, Robert and Mary Lomino, owners of Robert’s Total Care Salon, located in the Foodtown Plaza, presented Vicki DiCairano of the Putnam Humane Society with $1,300. More...

Sports

Hospital Golf Outing Raises $237,000

Hudson Valley Hospital Center raised $237,000 on June 25 at its 36th Annual Golf Tournament at the Hudson National Golf Course in Croton-on-Hudson. More...

When Lines Blur from Season to Season

Sometimes it’s hard to tell when a sport’s season actually ends

A few years back, Nike came up with one of the most famous tag lines in marketing history, “There is no finish line.” When the phrase was first introduced, it was designed to be a motivator, prodding athletes to never be satisfied with th More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Patricia Anne Sharer

Patricia Anne Sharer, 49, of Cold Spring, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2013, at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Hospital surrounded by her loving family and lifelong friend Annie DeNero. More...

Poll

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