December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Vets & Haldane Help Save History

Off to the side of Haldane’s main building entrance is a plaque dedicated to all Philipstown locals who served in World War II. For years, the fragile paper has aged and thinned. The names have become hard to read, some becoming illegible. More...

Butterfield Lease Amendment Approved Without Comment  Free Access 

Butterfield

The final action was anticlimactic. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Don’t Waste! (and Gabrielle Hamilton’s Grilled Swiss Chard Stems)

Gardening GUSTO

Oh gosh—they are all over the place: pots of discarded fall chrysanthemums with browned blooms and wilted foliage. More...

Tompkins Corners Presents Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton

On Saturday, December 10th, at 7:30 pm, Tompkins Corners Cultural Center will present Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton in concert.  More...

Live Music Calendar

Wednesday 12/7 7:30pm-Irish Christmas In America, featuring special guest singer Niamh Farrell at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Thursday 12/8 7:30Pm-Goodnight Moonshine at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Monday 12/12 8pm-Bad Touch at Quinn’s, Beacon Tuesda More...

Community

Simple Charm at Pink Olive Gift Shop  Free Access 

Coming soon to Cold Spring, Pink Olive is a whimsical gift shop that has already become a beloved shopping destination in four locations throughout New York City. More...

Divine Landscapes Inspire Artists

Years Gone By

The peaceful, romantic tranquility and the natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley have inspired artists for hundreds of years, so much so that they created a movement. More...

Gravestone Repairs Continue

Cemetery gravestone restorations continue throughout Philipstown. From 9am to 1pm each day, in fact, you may see some work going on at Mountain Avenue Cemetery, the latest goal for Philipstown’s Cemetery Committee. More...

Attractions

Lecture on ‘America’s Gardening Pioneer’ Set

Join the Putnam History Museum for a holiday celebration and a lecture on Anna B. Warner – America’s Gardening Pioneer with garden historian Barbara Hobens on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 3pm. More...

Trim-a-Tree at Butterfield Library

Get into the holiday spirit at this joyful party! The After Hours program at the Butterfield Library is holding a Trim-a-tree party on Friday, Dec. 9, at 6:30pm. It is now for kids, grades 4-8. More...

Candlelight Tours at Mount Gulian Site

Mount Gulian Historic Site, the Dutch Colonial home of the Verplanck family, invites visitors to unwind during the busy holiday season by joining us for a close-to-home, relaxing time of good cheer, good food and good company.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Carol S. Canfield

Carol S. Canfield passed away on November 29, 2016, after a brief illness in Cold Spring, New York. She was the loving wife of Robert Canfield for 36 years.  More...

Breaking News - 6:43 PM

Candy cane runs enjoyed by young and old

The sounds of screaming sirens and blasting air horns permeated the Putnam countryside Saturday when firefighters and EMS providers conducted their annual tradition — the Can More...

Breaking News - 12/8/2016 11:38 PM

Mae Cunniff, 102-year-old grandmother of County Executive MaryEllen Odell, passes away

One of Putnam’s most senior of its seasoned citizens has passed away.   More...

Christmas Comes to Village

Starting at 6 PM Saturday night, a crowd gathered around the Bandstand, and enjoying some hot cocoa and cookies. More...

Worldwide Celebrations of Christ’s Birth Brought to Life

In the winter of 1982, my parents merrily began decorating for their first Christmas together as a married couple. More...

Bad Day For Orange County Man In Philipstown

It was a bad day all around for an Orange County man in Putnam County when he was arrested twice within a six-hour time frame.  The Sheriff's Department reported the arrest Thursday of Kyle Hetman, 18, of Fort Montgomery, for incidents that occu More...

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Civics and Politics

Village Leaves Main Street Project ‘Open’ Until Spring

The Village Board decided Tuesday evening to keep the status of the Main Street improvement project open until next spring, so that lighting improvements and tree planting can be completed and full grant reimbursements for the almost $1 million proje More...

North Highlands and Garrison to Hold Fire Elections

This coming Tuesday, Dec. 13th, between the hours of 6 PM and 9 PM, the Garrison and North Highlands Fire Districts will be holding their annual elections. More...

Women’s Republican Club Rekindles GOP Spirit

Responding to a request from the leadership of the NYS Federation of Republican Women, Putnam’s GOP Chairman Anthony Scannapieco has established the Putnam County Republican Women’s Club.  More...

Schools

Ring the Bell for the Blue Ribbon

Haldane celebrated the 2nd part of its Blue Ribbon Ceremony on December 1st, raising their Blue Ribbon flag proudly for all to see, with the Blue Notes singing Haldane’s Alma Mater song. More...

Haldane School Board Reviews Renovations and Repairs

Haldane’s Tuesday night meeting showed school renovations to be the hot topic issue for this year. “It’s the discussion of 2016,” Haldane School Board Jen Daly said at their Tuesday night meeting. More...

BOCES Honors Putnam Valley Students

Two students from Putnam Valley enrolled in special programs at the Putnam- Northern Westchester BOCES have been recognized for their achievements.  Dean Fejes, an 8th grader at Fox Meadow Middle/High School, and Jonell Rios Losado, a student at More...

Religious News

Winter Concert & Singalong at Church

What the world needs now is love sweet love … and singing, of course! The Dream Choir of The Hudson Valley and Beacon Music Factory People's Choir will hold its annual joint community winter sing Sunday, Dec. 18th, at 3 p.m. More...

Living Nativity Set for Church on Hill

On Sunday, December 11, at 6 pm, the Church on the Hill will present its annual Living Nativity. More...

Baking with Reform Temple

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley invites you to enjoy a challah movie while eating a homemade lunch at Rabbi Levy's Challah Baking Workshop, from 10am- 12:30pm on Dec. 11. The fee is $5 in order to cover the cost of the ingredients. More...

Sports

Haldane Girls’ Basketball Expects Strong Season

Don’t let last year’s record fool you.  The Haldane High School girls’ basketball team was 12-11 last season, losing in the regional finals to Pine Plains, which then went on all the way to the state championship game in Class More...

Putnam Valley’s Dini Returns Home A Winner

PUTNAM VALLEY – Kristi Dini might have made her name as a coach at Somers High School and also coaching the Hudson Valley team that participates in the annual Basketball Coaches Association of New York (BCANY). More...

Section 1 Wrestling Duals Begin This Week

The biggest high school wrestling tournament around – aside from the postseason Section 1 championships in February – kicks off this week with the annual Section1 Dual Meet Tournament at various sites.  More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. Number PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Misc

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   More...

Real Estate

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

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