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Tantalize Your Taste Buds at The Blue Olive

Doing Business in Philipstown

On Monday afternoon, John Canevari was hard at work arranging the large wooden barrels in the center of his new shop. Main Street’s newest addition, The Blue Olive will celebrate the art of olive oil, and the experience of taste. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Waiting for the Snow to Melt (and Bruce’s Awesome Lenten Seafood Stew)

Gardening GUSTO

I keep checking, but darn! Snow is still piled at least a foot deep on top of the vegetable beds. More...

Jazz at Desmond-Fish Library Sunday

There will be a Free Jazz concert at the Desmond-Fish Library. Sunday, April 2nd at 2pm.   More...

Live Music Calendar

Friday 3/31 8:30pm-Judy Collins at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Saturday 4/1 8:30pm-The Machine performs Pink Floyd (acoustic) at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Sunday 4/2 5pm-8pm Anita Merando Jazz Trio at Whistling Willie’s, Cold Spring • Mondays More...

Community

A Force of Nature: Audubon Honors Birdman Lew Kingsley

Feeling lazy and feeble here at the tail-end of winter weather? Steer yourself out of the mud ruts and make a spring-is-coming resolution: Join our lively, local chapter of the Audubon Society, aka the Putnam Highlands Audubon Society. More...

Museum Executive Tapped as New President of the Garden Conservancy

James Brayton Hall will become president and chief executive officer of the Garden Conservancy on June 1, the chairman of the board, Benjamin F. Lenhardt Jr., announced Monday. More...

Chamber Of Commerce CEO Fired, Facing Charges

A highly recognized fixture in Putnam’s business community has been busted, charged with using Chamber of Commerce money like a “personal slush fund.”  More...

Religious News

Holy Week Concert by St. Philip’s Choir

The St. Philip’s Church Choir from Garrison will perform “Ein deutsches Requiem” by Johannes Brahms at Mount Saint Mary College on Wednesday, April 12. More...

Methodists Set Holy Week Schedule

The United Methodist churches’ Open Doors Community Parish has announced its Holy Week schedule. On Wednesday, April 12, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt for children 12 and under at 11 AM at Cold Spring UMC (216 Main Street). More...

Easter Egg Hunt in Set

The Knights of Columbus, Loretto Council No. 536, will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 (rain date April 15) at McConville Park at 11 am.  Boys and girls ages 8 and under are eligible to participate. More...

Commentary

Madness of All Kinds in Putnam  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

Alas, my team was eliminated Saturday from the NCAA basketball tourney. It was a great run, and I am still, as I wrote before, amazed at the athleticism and coaching of this year’s teams. ** More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth Edwards Maurice

Elizabeth Edwards Maurice, age 80 of Lawrenceville, VA, formerly of Garrison, NY, passed away March 22, 2017.  More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

SPRING CLEANUP/ EXPERT GARDENING Lawn maint., landscape design, planting, mulching, complete tree service by cert. arborist. Lic/ins, free est. 845-424-2323 www.create-a-scape.us   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...

Pets

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

Changing of the Guard at McCaffrey Realty  Free Access 

Indeed. Changing of the guard hardly covers it. Robert A. McCaffrey has sold his real estate brokerage to colleague Bill Hussung. More...

Now Official: David Merandy Reelected as Cold Spring Mayor

It’s now official.  David Merandy has been elected as Mayor of the Village of Cold Spring.  Forty one absentee ballots were counted at the Putnam Board of Elections headquarters in Carmel Tuesday afternoon, with the incumbent mayor re More...

Phony Cop Robs Motorist On Taconic

Taconic State Parkway

State Police are on the lookout for a man wanted in connection with an early morning armed robbery that occurred on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley.  Troopers from Cortlandt said the incident took place last Wednesday at 6:20 am when More...

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Civics and Politics

Village Board OKs Parking Waiver for Silver Spoon

The Cold Spring Village Board approved a parking waiver for the Silver Spoon restaurant that will allow the owner to convert two apartments on the second floor into five hotel rooms. More...

Maloney Calls For Unity In Wake Of Trump Presidency

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney arrived 20 minutes late to a town hall meeting Sunday yet the 200 in attendance at the Starr Ridge Manor Conference Center in Brewster didn’t mind waiting when the Cold Spring Democrat told his audience “w More...

State Cancer Bill for Responders Gets Support of Putnam County Lawmakers

The President of the Hudson Valley Firemen’s Association, Jeffrey Bergstrom of Brewster, called on Putnam lawmakers last week to memorialize a statewide resolution allowing New York State’s 110,000 volunteer firefighters to be covered und More...

Schools

Putnam Valley Graduate is Valedictorian for NYU

Putnam Valley High School Class of 2013 graduate John Messinger was named Valedictorian for the NYU College of Arts and Science Class of 2017. More...

Haldane Senior Morgan Hotaling Honored by BOCES

To Morgan Hotaling, whose teachers and family laud her devotion to academics and the study of physical therapy, the key is to find what you’re passionate about. More...

Architecture Takes On New Meaning in High School Art, Architecture Class

Putnam Valley

Students in Lisa Furlong’s arts and architecture class at Putnam Valley High School are using their skills to design infrastructure for the school’s courtyard.  Superintendent Frances Wills described the curriculum and course offerin More...

Attractions

Historic French Air Force Show

The French Air Force’s Patrouille de France jet demonstration team flew into Stewart International Airport, outside Newburgh, Thursday in a historic demonstration that marks their first trip to the United States in more than 30 years.  More...

Wine & Chocolate Festival Is Set by PARC for This Weekend

Partners with PARC, a nonprofit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities, will host its next Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2. More...

Sports

Hamilton Basketball Player, Haldane Graduate, Honored By NESCAC

Peter Hoffmann, class of 2019, from Putnam Valley and a Haldane graduate, was recognized when the 2017 NESCAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Team was announced. Hoffmann was voted to the all-conference second team by the conference's coaches. More...

Harrison Deegan Competes On The SUNY Oneonta Men's Basketball Team

Harrison Deegan, from Putnam Valley, was a member of the 2016-17 SUNY Oneonta men's basketball team. More...

Pitching Is Key For Putnam Valley Baseball

If anything propels the Putnam Valley High School baseball team to a third consecutive league championship, it will be the pitching.  More...

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