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Thousands visit Putnam 4-H Fair

Ideal weather conditions attracted thousands to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent Friday for the kick-off to Putnam’s County’s 44th annual 4-H fair.Tabbed as the “highlight” of the summer season in Putnam, this year’s fair is being held in ho More...

Merandy and Early Seek Reasons to Oust Bowman and Bujarski

Village of Cold Spring

Even as the village faces a number of pressing issues – from toxic coal tar remediation at the Cold Spring Boat Club to deteriorating sidewalks and infrastructure – newly elected Mayor Dave Merandy and Trustee Marie Early want the village More...

Environmental Damage at Breakneck?

Breakneck Ridge

The condition and possible overuse of the area’s hiking trails has drawn new attention in recent days before the Village Board and among hiking experts. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Zoning Board Holds Public Hearing On High Street Home

Zoning Board of Appeals

Anne Impellizzeri is looking to rebuild her High Street home, lost in flames last year. She appeared before the ZBA in a public hearing Thursday night in order to present her plans to the public and move forward in the process. More...

Public Hearings Set in Philipstown

Town of Philipstown

It’s a summer season of public hearings for the Philipstown Board. The first is Wednesday, July 29, on a change to the wood-fired furnaces law. More...

Notice from Haldane

Announcement

Superintendent Diana Bowers has scheduled three informal coffee-chats in order to address questions and concerns on the administrative team adjustment at Haldane in a more informal and comfortable setting. More...

Schools

Haldane High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Grade 12 Principal’s List More...

Haldane Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Principal’s List: Grade 8 More...

Garrison School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

PRINCIPAL’S LIST 8th Grade: Henry Weed; 7th Grade: Gaetano Cervone, Madison Clark, McKenzie Clark, Solana McKee, Conor McMahon, Benjamin McPherson, Emerson Smith, Isaac Walker, Rexford Young; 6th Grade: Benjamin Strol, John Vogel. More...

Religious News

Religious Services

OUR LADY OF LORETTO CATHOLIC CHURCH 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-3718 lorettochurch@gmail.com ourladyoflorettocs.com Pastor: Fr. Thomas P. More...

Attractions

4-H Fair Weekend Begins on Friday  Free Access 

It’s that time of the year again! The Putnam 4-H Fair which is expected to attract more than 25,000 men, women and children to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent takes place this weekend. More...

‘All Shook Up’ Music of Elvis Hits The Stage

The immortal songs of rock ’n’ roll’s patron saint will be performed in all their glory July 25-Aug. 1 as Yorktown Stage presents the Broadway show All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley. More...

Summer Tradition: Museum’s Lawn Party

Putnam History Museum

The Putnam History Museum has started a brilliant tradition: an annual lawn party called “Whites and Wickets.” In a small community where benefits are big, this relatively simple fundraiser is a repeat winner. More...

Commentary

The Whims of Our New Mayor, Writ Large  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

It borders on a certainty, I think, that Cold Spring residents will end up with higher taxes and little to show for it when they finally throw new Mayor Dave Merandy out. More...

Letters to the Editor

Walk & Roll

To the Editor: More...

Roads Scholar

To the Editor: A million dollars a mile to destroy the west end of South Mountain Pass! Most gravel driveways in town are being maintained or even created for about $12,000 per mile. WE THINK WE ARE BEING HAD! More...

Paradise Lost

To the Editor: At last Tuesday's Workshop on the paving of South Mountain Pass, a gentleman stood up and read a quote from a statement made by Board Supervisor Richard Shea some time ago. 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...

Pets

DOG CARE IN MY HOME Fun Day Care and 24-Hour Restful Sleepovers. I make friends with and welcome your doggie into my home and an acre of fenced yard surrounded by the woods of Garrison. More...

Help Wanted

Landscape Helper Experience helpful. Able to operate commercial lawn mower. Must have own transportation. Salary based on experience. 845-424-2323 More...

Breaking News - 7/27/2015 10:33 AM

Truck crash closes Route 6 in Continental Village

A flatbed tractor-trailer rig hauling railroad ties overturned Monday morning on Route 6 also known as the Goat Trail, shutting the road in both directions from the Bear Mountain Bridge to the Annsville traffic circle. More...

Breaking News - 7/26/2015 8:34 PM

One injured when boat capsizes in the Hudson  Free Access 

Large rescue effort; new details from Garrison Fire

One person was injured early Saturday when a boat capsized in the Hudson River between Cold Spring and Garrison. More...

New Post at Haldane Met With Criticism  Free Access 

The Haldane School music room was filled to capacity Tuesday evening, as a packed house grilled the Haldane Board of Education on proposed administrative changes in the district, especially the addition of an assistant superintendent post. More...

Dog Show Returns to Putnam, Local Pups Shine  Free Access 

The Putnam Kennel Club Dog Show returned to Putnam County this year, for a weekend event where over 700 dogs of 117 different breeds of all shapes and sizes competed for a variety of titles. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Summer Sunset Music Continues in Cold Spring

Tenbrooks Molly played traditional country music at the Bandstand on Sunday evening as the sun set along the Hudson. Up next this Sunday at the Bandstand is an Allman Brothers tribute band, Brothers of the Road. More...

Brewster Film Festival Teams with Cold Spring

The Brewster Film Festival has been a real success story, and it’s now expanding westward. More...

Currant Events: Forbidden Fruits (and Easy Currant Jam and Panna Cotta)

Gardening GUSTO

Until recently, most Americans missed out on one of the most beautiful and easiest to cultivate fruits: currants (Ribes spp.) A law enacted in 1911 made growing these highly nutritious and very delicious berries illegal, even though some varieties ar More...

Community

Time Capsule Reveals Local History  Free Access 

Butterfield Project

A bit of local history was recently unearthed when a cornerstone from the 1941 addition to the Butterfield property was revealed. More...

Focus On: The PCNR’s Young Reporters

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

“To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” - Pearl S. Buck More...

Stinging Insects On The Prowl

“Tis the season for stinging insects!Numerous reports of individuals being stung by bees, wasps and hornets in the past week, prompted a visit to Cornell Cooperative Extension in Southeast where Putnam Cornell Community Educator Jennifer Stengle &nbs More...

Sports

New Look Blue Devils Prepare For 2015 Season  Free Access 

Early Tough Schedule Will Be Big Challenge For McConville's Squad

Twenty six days and counting. 26 days until the informality of summer "workouts" is replaced by structure, double sessions and eventually, full pads. More...

Golf Outing Builds Camaraderie

The Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 held their 26th Annual Golf Outing on July 11. This was the 23rd in memory of Chief James J. More...

Perspectives

Governmental Breakdown in Philipstown

Perspective

I have lived in Philipstown for approximately 30 years. During that time, I have attended many public meetings including workshops, and Town, Planning, Zoning, and Conservation Board meetings. More...

Births

Jackson Harnett

Jackson Harnett was born July 13, 2015, to parents Greg and Rebekah Harnett of Garrison. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Laura Coen of Jefferson City, MO. Paternal Grandparents are Mary and Robert Harnett (both deceased.) More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph J. Frisenda

Joseph J. Frisenda, 81, formerly of Cold Spring passed away peacefully at his home on July 14, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born on August 25, 1933, to the late Joseph and Benedetta (Giachinta) Frisenda. More...

Daniel E. Berish

Daniel E. Berish, age 74 of Fort Mill (formerly of Nelsonville, NY), passed away on Sunday, July 19th, 2015, in Carolinas Medical Center Main in Charlotte, NC. Daniel was born in Patton, PA, the son of the late John and Bertha Berish. Mr. More...

Lorraine R. O'Keeffe

Lorraine R. O'Keeffe, age 80, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at her residence. Born in Bronx, NY, on November 21, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John and Marie (Konrad) Quinn. Lorraine was married to Michael J. More...

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