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West Point Welcomes New Superintendent

Caslen becomes 59th superintendent of U.S. Military Academy

WEST POINT – Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr. has taken over command as the 59th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy from Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr.The transfer occurred during a morning ceremony Wednesday, at Eisenhower Hall. More...

Consolidation Is in the Air, But Realistic?

Last week, when Garrison School Superintendent Gloria Colucci announced her intention to retire on Dec. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Fight for Wind Turbine Continues in Garrison

Greta Passeri, of Hudson Valley Wind Energy, spoke on behalf of her client James Gleick at the Philipstown Town Board meeting last Thursday. More...

Weissbrod Resigns as Planner

Cold Spring Planning Board

Cold Spring Mayor J. Ralph Falloon confirmed this week that Dick Weissbrod had resigned from the Cold Spring Planning Board. More...

Board Plans to Make Use of Town Property

Town Clerk lauded for recordkeeping efforts

Last week’s Philipstown Board meetings focused mainly on space, official records, and how to make the best use of one for the storage of the others. Inundated with files and papers, the historic Philipstown Town Hall is running out of room. More...

Schools

Mark Philip Hopper Graduates

Mark Philip Hopper graduated on Sunday, May 19th, from the University of Hartford Class of 2013 along with just over 1,500 graduates. Mark Philip received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the College of Arts and Sciences. More...

Custodian Charged with Burglary

Haldane High School custodian James Pavelock resigned from his position Thursday hours after he was arrested for breaking into the principal’s office at the school and removing $5,000 in cash. More...

PARC Preschool to Host ‘Learning Adventures Afternoon’

PARC Preschool, a special education program for preschool-age students with autism and special needs, will host a free and fun community event for parents and their preschoolers on Thursday, July 18, 2013. More...

Community

Cold Spring Sisters are Irish Music Prodigies

Haldane triplets and rising seventh-graders Mairead, Catriona and Angela Fee play traditional Irish music on flute, concertina and fiddle, respectively. More...

Free Rabies Clinic Draws Over 100 Animals

When the day was done, 124 dogs, cats and ferrets, along with their “pet parents,” showed up at the free rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday morning at Hubbard Lodge on Route 9 in Cold Spring. More...

Mary Lost Some Little Lambs

Dr. Mary Ellen Finger, of Horsemens Trail Farm, just off Route 9 in Philipstown, is missing three young lambs. More...

Sports

Blue Devils’ Football Deep into Preseason Workouts

Young squad, field construction, will pose early challenges

While the team’s field may currently be a leveled layer of dirt, the Haldane football team is deep into the throws of its preseason workouts. More...

Haldane: Field Project to Be Ready for Fall Games

The new Haldane field will be ready for home games in September, including the first boys’ football home game on Sept. 12 and possibly even two soccer matches a few days before that, Haldane’s athletic director vowed this week. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Toshi Seeger

Toshi-Aline Ohta Seeger, Clearwater matriarch and wife and partner to Clearwater founder Pete Seeger for almost seventy years, passed away last Wednesday morning at home in Beacon, NY. More...

Mary F. Caruso

Visitation and Services on Friday at Clinton, Loretto

Mary F. More...

Former History Museum President John Calabro Dies

Putnam History Museum

The Putnam History Museum reports with profound sadness the passing of a former president, Col. John Calabro, who died unexpectedly while in Florida with his wife Angela. More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2013 8:22 AM

Three Putnam residents among 11 arrested in Yorktown

Underage drinking at issue

Three Putnam residents were among 11 young people arrested in Yorktown early Friday when police conducted a compliance check as part of a community effort to curb underage drinking. More...

Village Revisits Parking Meter Discussion

Planners Set to Take on B4A Zoning for Butterfield

At Tuesday night’s Cold Spring Board meeting, Trustee Charles Hustis III presided over a discussion of parking in the Village. More...

Zuehl Leaves Planning Board

Two seats now open on key Cold Spring panel

As reported in last week’s PCN&R, the Cold Spring Planning Board had one opening when it began to meet on July 17; planner Dick Weissbrod had recently tendered his resignation via an email to Mayor Ralph Falloon. More...

Colucci to Step Down at Garrison

Vacancies also at Haldane, Putnam Valley

Western Putnam County has three school districts—Garrison, Haldane, and Putnam Valley. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Sheriff’s Race at High Heat

McConville, Smith Agree to ‘Eat & Greet’ Debate

The race for Putnam sheriff will be a two-man affair in November, now that petitions have been filed with the Board of Elections. More...

Erickson Joins Leonard, Van Tassel in Town Race

The fall election is taking shape at the town level, and in Philipstown, Lee Erickson, a candidate for supervisor in the last race, is now one of three candidates vying for two Town Board seats. More...

Grossman & Sweeny: Jam-Packed Schedule This Summer

Putnam County Senior Judge John Sweeny and Carmel attorney Victor Grossman are both running hard for New York State Supreme Court from the 9th Judicial District—appearing in parades, before civic groups, and at events far and wide. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Take Charge of Blight, Beetles, and Blasting Heat (and Southern Vegetable Dinner)  Free Access 

Gardening GUSTO

Local vegetable gardens are getting to the gorgeous stage. Here are three tips to keep yours healthy during the upcoming weeks: More...

A Summer Program for the Creative Kid  Free Access 

Garrison Art Center

Twelve-year-old Marina sits on her knees, paint covering her arms and legs as she outlines a mask on a huge piece of paper. More...

‘Man & Beast,’ and ‘Fantastical Beasts’ at Gallery 66  Free Access 

Leonard Freed: “Man & Beast” - Gallery 66 NY is proud to announce an exhibition of many never-before seen photographs by the legendary photographer, Leonard Freed. More...

Religious News

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. Leslie Mott, Pastor presbychurchcoldspring.org email: 1presbyterian@gmail.com 10:00am July and August More...

Attractions

Glynwood Events Focus on Cooking

Wednesday, July 24th - Culinary Skills Workshop: Breaking Down A Whole Chicken Two sessions available: 4:30 or 6:30pm More...

Two Trophy Point Concerts in July at West Point

Photo Provided: Staff Sergeants Alexis Cole and Carla Loy Song More...

Museum Lawn Party Recalls 19th Century Life

The rain held off just long enough on Saturday for the friends and members of the Putnam History Museum to hold their annual lawn party, an outdoor social gathering recalling life in 19th century Hudson Highlands. More...

Letters to the Editor

No Way Out

To the Editor: Last week around 9 a.m. More...

Merging Jobs

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‘Great Job’ in Coverage

To the Editor: As a long-time Haldane sports fan, I would like to thank Steve Schweikhart for the great job he does covering sports. Reading his weekly articles, I feel as though I’m on the field or court playing. 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...

Help Wanted

Maintenance Associate needed for the Garrison Institute -responsible for general repairs, plumbing, painting, some carpentry. Candidates must have some commercial facility work experience. 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 More...

School News

Fresh Faces in Putnam Valley  Free Access 

School Board greets new leadership, kicks off field project

The Putnam Valley School Board met Thursday night for its annual reorganization meeting. More...

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