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Philipstown man accused of burglarizing relative’s home

A 31-year-old man who recently moved into a relative’s home in Philipstown is facing felony charges following his alleged theft of jewelry and a shotgun from the residence.The Putnam Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last week of Anthony Doraz More...

Control Room Operators Conduct Planned Shut Down of Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant

Control room operators manually shut down Indian Point’s unit 3 nuclear power plant Monday morning as planned to troubleshoot an issue with one of four valves that control the flow of water into steam generators, a spokesman said. More...

Plan for Town Park Improvements Set  Free Access 

As he walks in the grass at the Philipstown Town Park, Claudio Marzollo is actually thinking about winter. Ice skating, in fact, and the possibility of an ice rink at the town park. More...

4-H Fair underway

Exhibits, animals, games, more!

Putnam’s 42nd annual 4-H Fair got underway Friday with large crowds at the upper Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Philipstown Gets FEMA Approval for Sandy Repairs

The Town of Philipstown has been approved to receive $37,385.27 for damages which occurred during Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012. More...

Truck Traffic On Peekskill Hollow Road Under Fire

Putnam County officials will be deciding in the weeks and months to come whether or not to ban heavy truck traffic along Peekskill Hollow Road except for local deliveries. More...

Cold Spring Chamber Chat

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is once again in transition: Lynn Miller has resigned her position on the board of directors. More...

Schools

Fresh Faces in Putnam Valley Schools

School Board greets new leadership, kicks off field project

The Putnam Valley School Board recently had its annual reorganization meeting and picked new leaders. 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

Hospital Sets Fall Fundraiser at Glynwood

Hudson Valley Hospital Center

The Foundation of the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Board of Directors has announced that the 53rd Annual Hudson Valley Hospital Center Fall Fundraiser, Harvest of the Hudson Valley, will be held on Friday, September 27, at Glynwood Farm in Cold Spri More...

Live, Lovable Llamas at the Library

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

The Desmond Fish Library in Garrison was the place to be on Saturday morning for folks young and old to meet and greet two lovable llamas – Dancer and Juliet – courtesy of Michael and Gail Bennett of Hudson Valley Llamas. More...

Boscobel Shines in the Summer

It’s been four months since the Philipstown community welcomed Steven Miller, the Executive Director of Boscobel House and Gardens. The PCN&R caught up with Miller at his office to find out how things are going. More...

Births

Giuliana Angiolina Eagan

Birth

Born on June 14, 2013, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center to Matthew and Patrizia Eagan of Hopewell Junction, NY. Giuliana was 8 lbs. 6 oz. and 20.5 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents are Gian-Piero and Giovanna Lupi of Hopewell Junction. More...

Restaurants

Silver Spoon Still Offers Good Food at Great Prices

Doing Business in Philipstown

Nobody helped restaurant owner Jimmy Abdelhady get to where he is today -- good, old-fashioned hard work is what this affable Egyptian native has used to make the Silver Spoon one of Cold Spring’s successful restaurants. More...

Ice Cream in the Summertime

There’s a wonderful scene in the film version of “The Music Man” when Marion the Librarian talks about joining some friends for “a plate of cream.” The cream in question, is, of course, ice cream, and in old-time America More...

Planners Welcome Private School Project at Plumbush

Philipstown Planning Board

The Philipstown Planning Board met on July 25 at the Butterfield Library before a nearly full house and quickly ran through the agenda, which featured two public hearings and three separate presentations from Cold Spring engineer Glennon Watson. More...

Private Parley Moves on Butterfield

After months of little forward movement on the Butterfield project, leaders in Cold Spring and Philipstown have again turned to Butterfield as the one project that could provide space for coordinated municipal services, senior citizens, a new Post Of More...

Pedestrian Injured in Accident on 9D

'Very fortunate' it wasn't worse

A woman was injured Wednesday evening while crossing Route 9D, authorities said. More...

Planning Board Now Down by Two

The Cold Spring Planning Board last week quickly found that it had two openings, after Jimmy Zuehl announced his own resignation as a result of his having been assigned to live in Shanghai (and work in Kuwait) for the next two months or so. More...

New Superintendent Leading 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 last Wednesday, at Eisenhower Hall. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Depot Theater Celebrates Shakespeare in August

Throughout the month of August, join the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at the Philipstown Depot Theater, on Garrison’s Landing, for a series of evenings that highlight both the talent and the subject matter of the Festival. More...

Peter Gergely’s Hungarian Grandmother (and Cold Cherry Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

“That which is remembered is never truly lost.” Perhaps because I am Southern and Southerners love to talk a lot and have long meals, I adore hearing people’s stories, especially around a dinner table after a happy and satisfying me More...

‘Cool Pops’ for Hot Days (fun frozen confections)

The heat wave we just endured brought me back to the day when my children were in Haldane elementary school, as the last days of school were quickly approaching and the children’s excitement would begin to build. More...

Community

Senior Learns Local Journalism

Isabella Schliemann has completed an internship with the PCN&R. More...

Bike Path Signage Firm Pulls Out

It’s back to the drawing board for bike path signage in Putnam County. More...

Local Scouts Set to Return from Jamboree

Philipstown Boy Scouts taking part in the National Jamboree are set to return home late Wednesday evening, and reports are, according to one parent, that “the boys are having an excellent time.” More...

Sports

Haldane Boys’ Soccer Team Ready To Make Run

Experienced team looks to get back to the top

The Haldane boys’ soccer team has had a definite flair for the dramatic the past three seasons under head coach Ahmed Dwidar. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Shirley A. Engelbride

Shirley Ann Engelbride, 78, of Cold Spring, NY, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor with her family by her side.  Born May 13, 1935, Shirley was the daughter of the late Philip A. More...

George William 'Weezer' Van Tassel, Sr.

Visitation Wednesday at Clinton; Service Thursday at Loretto

George William “Weezer” Van Tassel, Sr., age 81, of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at the NY State Veterans Home at Montrose.Born May 2, 1932 in Cold Spring, he was the son of the late Frederick and Anna E. (Wesley) Van Tassel. More...

John ‘Buddy’ Greenough

Visitation and Service on Sunday at Clinton in Cold Spring

John “Buddy” Greenough, age 69, passed away July 25, 2013, at home in Cold Spring, after a long illness. Born in Potsdam, N.Y. on February 11, 1944, he was the son of the late Rush and Adella (Ovitt) Greenough. 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

Two Floor Apt 2 Bedrooms plus office. Wrap around porch, hardwood floors, close to train. $1400 + Util. Please contact Jonathan of JonCar Realty for all inquires. 845-453-8049 joncarrealty@yahoo.com More...

For Sale

tires 215 / 60 / r15 Set of 4 tires, excel. cond. Only used one season. Cleaning out my, garage everything must go! $100/set. First come first serve. 265-2269 More...

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