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Warrior Hikers Cross Garrison as They ‘Walk Off the War’

In 1948 a World War II veteran by the name of Earl Shaffer set out into the woods for a hike. More...

Tempers Flare Over Tilly Foster Fair

Tuesday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee turned into a verbal free-for-all when those who objected to the Independence Day weekend fair at the Tilly Foster Farm erupted upon learning that the four-day even More...

West Point Installs New Garrison Commander

Constitution Island Restoration Project Still A Priority

The United States Military Academy conducted its U.S. Army Garrison Change of Command on Thursday morning at West Point. The ceremony passed the command from Colonel Dane D. Rideout to Colonel Landy D. Dunham. More...

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Civics and Politics

Maloney Drone Use Questioned

FAA now said to be investigating

Sparks are flying between U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and opponent Nan Hayworth over the use of a private drone for aerial filming of Maloney's and Randy Florke’s wedding last month. More...

Building Inspection Merger Delayed a Year

At Tuesday night’s Village Board meeting, trustees agreed to delay for a year any shift in building inspections to the Town of Philipstown. More...

Town Board Discusses Recreation, Planning Fees, Drug Crisis & Post Office

The Philipstown Town Board covered much ground but had a relatively quiet night on Thursday during the panel's July monthly board meeting in Town Hall, with discussion moving from committee reports to building fees to the Cold Spring trolley. More...

Schools

Garrison School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

PRINCIPAL’S LIST: More...

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Commencements Nicholas Spinelli of Putnam Valley graduated from Siena College. Spinelli received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. More...

Religious News

Church on the Hill Tag Sale Raises $1,500 for Fire Victims

The Cold Spring community has been known to come together in times of tragedy. After a devastating house fire to their home on High Street last Monday evening, Anne Impellizzeri and her partner Dan Wright found themselves flooded with support. More...

New Rabbis Set to Lead Reform Temple

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley (RTPV) is delighted to announce the appointment of Rabbi Steve Altarescu and Rabbi Laurie Levy, effective July 1. More...

Religious Services

Services around the region. More...

Sports

Setting A Bad Example

Professional sports continues its worrisome precedent

This week, it finally hit me. I really miss Haldane sports. I miss the baseball team dog piles after a big win. I miss the excitement of the basketball teams' state runs. I miss the turf, and any game that it hosts. More...

Letters to the Editor

We Once Had a Farm at Tilly Foster, Really

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Tilly Foster Fair Called Success

To the Editor: Last weekend Putnam County hosted a Country Fair at Tilly Foster Farm. The event was carefully planned and it was a huge success! Many county employees as well as myself volunteered their time throughout the day. More...

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Services

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MOCHA COLORED COUCH being offered for Free! Just come pick it up! In good condition, sleeper sofa. Located in Village of Cold Spring. For further details email littlebronxie@aol.com or call (845) 475-5354. More...

For Rent

APARTMENTS FOR RENT Main St. 1 blk from RR . Studio, 2 BDR, Duplex, M-F 9-5 914-761-8880 x11 COLD SPRING 1 BDRM APT Efficiency kit/living area, separate bedroom. Full bath. $950/mo everything included. Plenty of parking. Also, Spacious 2 BDR. avail. More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2014 7:44 AM

Service restored after thousands delayed by rock slide  Free Access 

Hudson line out of commission Saturday afternoon

Service has now been restored on the Hudson line, though thousands were delayed by a rock slide Saturday. More...

Hiker Rescued on Breakneck Ridge  Free Access 

Climber Stranded for Two Hours Saved With Harness

A climber on Breakneck Ridge was rescued on Wednesday evening. More...

Garrison Volunteers Hailed for Service

Eight Garrison fire volunteers, Jim Erickson, Kyle Irish, Peter Richter, Dennis Rotenberg, Bill Schauffler, Joe Surace, John Svirsky, and Peter von Bergen, were honored at the GVFC’s July mouthy meeting for their more than 25 years of public se More...

Mixing Cocktails, Croquet and History

PUTNAM HISTORY MUSEUM

The Putnam History Museum is a quiet gem nestled into a crook of Cold Spring’s main thoroughfare (63 Chestnut Street, 845-265-4010) but this year’s Annual Lawn Party was a firecracker of an event. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Cure for a Hot and Humid Day (and Simple, Relaxing Herbal Sun Tea, Sometimes with Bourbon)

Gardening GUSTO

Thinking of this summer’s two “Gardening Gusto” themes—picnics and potlucks and old-fashioned herbs—I enjoyed remembering the family potlucks my grandparents had almost every summer weekend. More...

Summer Sunday Music: Rock, Blues, Americana  Free Access 

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its popular Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, July 20, featuring Buffalo Stack. More...

BeanRunner Music Set

The BeanRunner Cafe has a host of great music planned this summer. Admission is usually $10. The Bean Runner Cafe is located at 201 S. Division St., Peekskill. Gerry Cruz Project. More...

Community

Future Firefighters Undergo Rigorous Training

The future of Putnam’s volunteer firefighting force went through the paces Sunday when a “live burn” took place at the county’s Fire Training Center in Kent, named in memory of Michael Neuner, a Brewster firefighter who lost h More...

Talk of Our Town

What a week: Thunderstorms, trees down, the power flickering. It was either hot and muggy, or raining. All the while, severe thunderstorm and flood watches alternated with warnings. More...

A Salute to Freedom at The Waterfront

At 12:30 Saturday afternoon, a crowd of Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other onlookers jammed the dock at Cold Spring and held the American flag high as they waved and cheered for 15 passing boats. More...

Attractions

Hubbard Lodge Summer Nature Events

Last Saturday at Fahnestock’s Hubbard Lodge, the Taconic Outdoor Education Center sponsored its first summer public family nature program, World Wildlife. More...

Constitution Island Garden Day

The Constitution Island Association invites you to Garden Day on Constitution Island on Saturday, July 26, from 10am – 3pm. Travel to the Island is by boat only from West Point’s South Dock or Garrison’s Landing. More...

German Fest This Weekend in Putnam Valley

It’s that time of the year again! German American Club’s annual German Fest will be this weekend, Saturday, from 3-10pm, and Sunday from 1-8pm. It will be at 11 Kramers Pond Road, Putnam Valley, under a giant tent part rain or shine! More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thomas B. Bouchard Services Set for Wednesday Morning  Free Access 

Thomas B. Bouchard, age 68, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his residence in Cold Spring. Born on October 7, 1945 in Fort Fairfield, Maine he was the son of the late Thomas B. and Joanne (Deschesne) Bouchard, Sr. More...

Dominick Carroll

Dominick Carroll, 92, a resident of Cold Spring for 7 years and formerly of Flushing, NY, England and Ireland, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his home. More...

Neysa Cockburn

Neysa Cockburn, age 97, of Garrison, died on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Staten Island, NY. Born inChappaqua, NY, on June 5, 1917, she was the daughter of the late William S. and Cecile (Saunders) Macdonald. She was predeceased by her husband Guy D. More...

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