March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Boat Club: 20-Year Lease Possible

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

In the last meeting for Mayor J. Ralph Falloon and Trustees Bruce Campbell and Stephanie Hawkins, the board took up three main issues: The lease of the Cold Spring Boat Club, the Dockside shoreline final report, and a social media policy. More...

Metro- North Fares Increase Once Again

It will cost you more to ride the rails from Putnam County into the Big Apple. Metro-North increased its fare schedule this past Sunday on both the Harlem and Hudson Lines by some 4 percent. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Women Rule at Village Board

Cold Spring Election: Updated with new totals

Women kicked the door down in last Wednesday’s historic election in the village of Cold Spring. More...

Town Still Looking for Office of Aging Space; Appoints New Planning Member

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

With the sale of the VFW Hall, the Town Board is still looking for a space to put the Office of Senior Resources and Ed Cleary. Updates were given at last Wednesday night’s short workshop session. More...

Parking Committee Moving Forward with Resident Parking Permits

Cold Spring’s Parking Committee is moving ahead with their resident parking permit plans, and waiting for the new Village Board to continue their parking enforcement discussion. More...

Schools

Haldane Seniors Dig Big in New Orleans  Free Access 

Editor's Note: This was written by two Haldane seniors on the trip. We arrived at Louis Armstrong Airport in New Orleans and boarded our buses, which took us to the Oak Valley Plantation. Many students dozed on the way to the plantation. More...

PCNR Announces 2015 Scholarships  Free Access 

The Putnam County News & Recorder announced it will once again offer $10,000 in scholarship monies to area students for their college or vocational careers. More...

Garrison Talks Principal and Testing

With still no word from the state regarding details of school aid, the Garrison School budget for the upcoming school year has remained unchanged since the first budget workshop. More...

Religious News

White Elephant Sale A Success

The annual White Elephant Sale at St. Philip’s church in Garrison opened promptly at 9 am Saturday morning. More...

Reform Temple Potluck Dinner

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley is hosting a model Passover Seder and Potluck dinner, free of charge and open to the community, on Friday March 27th, at 6:00 pm. More...

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm; Sat morning Shabbat svcs, 9:30am. Check website for religious school, services, events info. More...

Sports

Blue Devils Fall in Semi-Final  Free Access 

When the third quarter of Haldane's state semi-final match up with Lake George began, the game was still well within reach for the Blue Devils. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William Vincent Walsh Mattessino  Free Access 

William Vincent Walsh Mattessino passed peacefully at home on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at age of 27 from a congenital heart defect. He was born and raised in Cold Spring, and a graduate of Haldane High School before settling in Westerly, RI. 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

Forge Gate Condo in Cold Spring renovated 2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath. Walk to NYC train, shopping and beautiful Hudson River. Heat, hot water, parking, basic cable included. $2100 a month available June 1. Anita 845 244 2111 owner broker. More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com More...

Breaking News - 12:22 PM

Philipstown Mourns the Loss of Charlie Hustis  Free Access 

Charlie Hustis, perhaps best known for being the familiar face behind the Cold Spring Pizzeria counter, passed away early this morning. More...

Barn Burner in Nelsonville Election; New Vote Is Set

Updated with new Cold Spring Totals

The 367 registered voters in Nelsonville will get a second chance to vote for a Trustee candidate on Tuesday March 31. It came down to a 90 vote tie for Danielle Pack McCarthy and Thomas Robertson on Election Day, March 18. More...

Scuccimarra Seeks Plastic Bag Ban

Admitting that eliminating plastic bags from local business will be a “tough nut to crack,” Putnam Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra called on her colleagues to follow Rockland County’s lead by enacting legislation that will eventually More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

What the Heck is Horchata? (and Homemade Horchata Cocktails)

Gardening GUSTO

It’s the first day of spring and it’s snowing. Humphhh… time for a cocktail! More...

Art Center Hones Student Offerings

GARRISON ART CENTER

The role of art in education took over the Garrison Art Center Saturday. The day marked the opening of two exhibitions at the Center, located on the river at Garrison Landing. More...

Allison Pataki and Beatrice Copeland Discuss Their Work at Desmond-Fish

The Desmond-Fish Library is proud to host New York Times bestselling author, Allison Pataki, and independent filmmaker Beatrice Copeland for Coffee and Conversation with the Artists on April 10th at 11am. More...

Community

Syrup: A Sweet Way To Bring In Spring

The sun bounced cheerfully off the Hudson River at Little Stony Point on a chilly but lively Sunday. Dozens of cars lined Route 9D as large flocks of people gathered to celebrate Maple Syrup Day, which marks a rite of Spring in the Hudson Valley. More...

Focus on Philipstown: Frances Pergamo

“I, take you, to be my (wife/ husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward until death do us part.” More...

Washburn Parking Lot Expanding

Traffic slowed down on Route 9D on Thursday, with a copious number of trees marked for cutting. The Washburn parking lot, across from Little Stony Point, is being expanded to encompass 50 parking spaces. More...

Attractions

Putnam History Museum Annual Meeting Saturday

The Putnam History Museum is hosting its annual meeting on Saturday, March 28, at 4pm. A lecture by Col. James Johnson entitled “Fort Constitution and the Great Chain in the American Revolution,” will follow the meeting. Dr. More...

Gardening for Birds with Native Plants

The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society program on Gardening for Birds with Native Plants is scheduled for this Sunday, March 29, at 2 pm at the Howland Public Library in Beacon. Light refreshments will be served and the program is free. More...

Gardens Needed for PARC Secret Garden Tour in June

Partners with PARC, a non-profit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities, will host its annual Putnam County Secret Garden Tour on Saturday, June 6, and gardens are needed for this year’s fundraiser. More...

Letters to the Editor

Philipstown Hypocrisy

I read with interest the article about the Town of Philipstown failing to appear at a hearing for a subpoena brought by Putnam County. More...

A Heartfelt Message from Charlie's Mom

To all those who donated to the fund and all those who have had Charlie in their thoughts and prayers, we are grateful from the bottom of our hearts. More...

The Forgotten War, Remembered

Editor's Note: This was written by Tom Nastasi, of Cold Spring, about his uncle. More...

Weekly Poll

The Butterfield Library is seeking more money through a referendum during Haldane's school budget vote. Do you support the request?
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