August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Teens Arrested & Charged in Village Graffiti Spree

Less than a week after graffiti marred buildings, signs and public areas across Cold Spring, the Cold Spring Police Department arrested three teenagers in connection with the vandalism spree. More...

Cold Spring Remembers Mrs. Mills

The old adage, “behind every great man stands a great woman,” could certainly be applied to Mrs. Margaret Mills. Everyone who knew Margaret Mills respectfully called her “Mrs. Mills.” She was first lady of St. More...

Trespassers at Grove Nabbed, Too

A reported trespass at 12 Grove Court in Cold Spring has led to the arrest of three local youths on charges of trespass and criminal mischief. More...

Lighting Committee Hustles for Christmas

Thanksgiving is just three months away, folks, and Cold Spring’s Lighting Committee is turning into Santa’s Elves to get holiday decorations on Main Street. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Trustees Spar on Overhaul at The Grove

With summer coming to a close, the Village Board saw action Tuesday night, after a few weeks off to accommodate trustee vacations. All Trustees were in attendance with a full agenda in front of them. More...

More Case Delays in Cold Spring Court

Judge Thomas Costello presided over Justice Court in Cold Spring last week, and he wasn’t thrilled to see familiar faces before him. More...

Putnam Cautious on Styrofoam Container Ban

PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE

The Putnam Legislature continued its discussion Monday relating to the banning of polystyrene foam disposable food service containers used in Putnam County. More...

Schools

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Military

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the completion of training for members of the Army National Guard. The military training was conducted at Camp Smith by the 106th Regional Training Institute. More...

Community

Celebrating the Life of Beloved Robert Wadsworth Bartley

Beneath a serene and sunlit Mayor’s Park sky, Carol Powell celebrated the life of her beloved partner Robert Wadsworth Bartley on Saturday evening. More...

Fear Not, Dr. Scott Bailey Offers Gentle Dentistry

DOING BUSINESS IN PHILIPSTOWN

It’s a fair statement to say that most people do not jump for joy when they begrudgingly visit their dentist. More...

Talk of our Town

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce has reshuffled its leadership. President Debbi Milner has resigned, and ZBA member Alison Anthoine was appointed to the position. Meanwhile, Rand Otten has been elected vice president. Congratulations to all. More...

Sports

One Day At A Time For State Champs

With four starters to replace, Haldane volleyball looks to grow into season

As Haldane's volleyball team began its practices this past week, the defending state champions found themselves in a position all too familiar to their fall sport counterparts – replacing the loss of key Seniors. More...

Commentary

Our Over-Militarized Police, in Putnam and Nationwide

Cunningham’s Corner

At last, the over-militarization of our local police forces is getting attention that may actually result in restraining this trend. More...

Births

Brandon John Conboy.

Linda & Bobby Conboy of Warwick joyfully announce the birth of their son, Brandon John Conboy. He was born July 7th, 2014, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz., 19.75 inches long at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Rose Tellor Mills

Margaret Rose Tellor Mills, a long-time resident of Cold Spring, died peacefully in her home at 48 Morris Avenue on Saturday, August 16, after a battle with cancer. Mrs. More...

Breaking News - 8/21/2014 5:29 PM

Butterfield proposal unveiled before county lawmakers  Free Access 

The meeting room at the County Office Building in Carmel was filled to the rafters Wednesday evening when members of the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee heard a lengthy presentation about the Butterfield proposal planned for Cold Sp More...

Breaking News - 8/22/2014 8:52 AM

Attorney in Ariano rape case charged with bribing witness

The circumstances surrounding the Lani Zaimi Ariano rape case have gotten more bizarre.The Carmel-Mahopac restaurateur, who is scheduled to be back in court next month for retrial in the alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman employed at his restaurant More...

Flower Shoppe is For Sale

Carolyn to Retire after 38 Years on Main

After 38 years on Main Street, Nelsonville resident Carolyn Merante has made the decision to sell her Cold Spring flower shop and retire from the business. More...

A Book Lover’s Feast in Garrison  Free Access 

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

While on location in Miami several years ago, my hip colleagues went out to hot spots to dance after work while I went to the local library to read. Truth! More...

Renewal Farm Shares Harvest

The Project Renewal Farm Market stopped by with a bountiful basket of produce to report that our story on how the organization is changing lives has boosted traffic and sales at the market. And it’s easy to see why; the produce is first-rate. More...

Troopers Issue 22,000 Tickets

NEW YORK STATE POLICE

Speed Week reaped major dividends for members of the New York State Police. Statewide, 22,200 tickets were written by troopers with more than 11,000 for speeding. Locally, the numbers were also as impressive. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

The Joys of Mid-August (and Perfect Summer Chicken BBQ)

Gardening GUSTO

As I write this on Friday, there is a definite feeling that fall is creeping closer. The sunrises are a bit later, the sunsets a bit earlier and there has even been the occasional nip in the evening air. More...

Garrison Jammed for 45th Crafts Fair

GARRISON ART CENTER

The Hudson River valley has long been the inspiration for the artistic mind, and so it is perhaps fitting that over the weekend, the waterfront at the Garrison Landing was the place to find art in all its forms. More...

Chris Cubeta & The Liars Club at Sunset Music Finale  Free Access 

It’s the last of the Summer Music Series at the Cold Spring Riverfront! The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its final Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, August 24, featuring Chris Cubeta and The Liars Club. More...

Religious News

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...

Church on the Hill Mourns Loss of Drummer

The Church on the Hill in Cold Spring is mourning the loss of a man who the churchgoers believed to be an answer to their prayers. Edward Roosevelt Williams was killed Thursday night in an accident at his Wappingers workplace. More...

Attractions

Ahoy! Schooner Lois McClure Makes Visit

Visitors to the waterfront in Cold Spring came upon a museum exhibit floating in the waters of the Hudson this past weekend. The canal schooner Lois McClure was headed down the Hudson River, making a tour to commemorate her tenth anniversary. More...

Collaborative Concepts Farm Project Opening

Sculpture, performance art, theater, and music mix it up at Saunders Farm in the spectacular landscape of the Hudson Highlands. Visitors venture back into history just to arrive at this 18th-century farm, located on the Old Albany Post Road. More...

Metal Detectorist & Archeological Meeting

The Putnam County Metal Detectorists and Archeological Society will hold their first meeting of the fall season on September 4, at the First Baptist Church Brewster, 460 N Main St., Brewster, at 7:00 pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Even More Fire Trucks

Dear Editor, I was dismayed to read in the 8/13 PCNR that the Town Board is about to approve the purchase of a half-million dollar fire truck for Continental Village. More...

Think Big at Butterfield

To the Editor: More...

Early Education At Its Best

To the Editor: If you are a parent and have a child ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old, chances are you may be searching for a nursery school. Look no further than Community Nursery School right here in Cold Spring. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. NR MASONRY LLC: NEW homes, additions, all types stonework - patios, entrance pillars, fireplaces, walls, curbing, Unilock. More...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ Seeking P/T server and light kitchen help Call 845-809-5557 More...

For Rent

CHARMING GARRISON country house 1650 sqft, 2 BR + office + den, LR w/ fireplace, beautiful quiet country setting, $2700/mo + utilities. No dogs. Available immediately. 845-424-8263 APARTMENTS FOR RENT Main St. 1 blk from RR . More...

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