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Unshattered Handbags Born Through Leap Of Faith  Free Access 

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

When Kelly Lyndgaard went to church two and a half years ago, she listened to the Walter Hoving Home students singing and sharing their miraculous stories about overcoming their gripping battles with addiction. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Village Shop Owners Lobby Rec Commission on Seastreak  Free Access 

Cold Spring’s Recreation Commission received an influx of audience members at its latest meeting, due to a suggestion by Village Trustee Fran Murphy. Local shop owners arrived at the Wednesday meeting ready to fight for Seastreak ferries. More...

Historic Board Reviews Draft Code

For close to 2 hours the Historic District Review Board went through its draft code updates, with the Board in agreement that multiple changes were needed. By and large, there was disappointment in the draft code updates. More...

Lahey Drops Out of Code Update

Another member has resigned from the Code Update Committee, as Terry Lahey steps down from the table. Lahey cited the time dedicated to the committee as his primary reason for leaving. More...

Schools

Haldane, Garrison Students Return

School didn’t officially begin for Haldane until today, but on Tuesday evening, the Haldane School Board got a sneak-peek of the grounds and buildings, all newly-shined, revamped, and ready for action. More...

Cedar Street Land Offer on Table

As all parents already know – and some secretly love – school is in session for the 2015-16 academic year. In one of the earliest start times, maybe the earliest on record, Haldane officially opened for faculty on Aug. More...

School Foundation Kicks off 2015 with Orientation

The Haldane School Foundation has finalized $22,320 in Enrichment Grants for fall that will fund such popular student offerings as model United Nations, Farm-to-School and chess programs, computer tablets and educational field trips to Albany, Teatow More...

Religious News

Church on the Hill & Its Sign Draw National Attention

The Church on the Hill’s sign by the side of Main Street/Route 301 in Nelsonville is sparking national attention. The sign typically carries a religious but still whimsical message. More...

Reform Temple High Holy Services

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley invites all to join the Temple family for the annual High Holiday Services. Services will be lead by Rabbi Steve Altarescu and Rabbi Laurie Levy, with Cantor Howard Kilik and accompanist Cary Brown. More...

Live Music and Flea Market at St. Luke’s

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Beacon will host an outdoor “Flea Market with Live Music” Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Sports

Changes Abound For Blue Devils’ Volleyball Team

If there is one team in the Haldane sports ecosystem that carries an added weight when it comes to expectations, it's the Lady Blue Devils’ volleyball team. More...

Letters to the Editor

Business Owners' Needs Should Be Heard

To the Editor: Thanks to Kimberley Hyatt for covering the recent Cold Spring board meeting. More...

Three Plus One Does Not Equal One

To the Editor: I oppose the formation of a separate Fire District for Garrison for the same reason that, a few years back, my wife led the movement to halt formation of a Village of Garrison. More...

NY Education Concerns

To the Editor: As students, parents and grandparents shop for back to school supplies and teachers prepare their classrooms, my concern about the course of our state's public education system continues. More...

Beacon Man Drowns in Hudson  Free Access 

A Beacon man drowned late Tuesday afternoon in the Hudson River off Sandy Beach, authorities said. More...

Village OKs More Help for Building Inspections

At the Village Workshop meeting Tuesday, trustees made great progress in giving much needed relief to part- time Building Inspector Bill Bujarski and to the Butterfield project. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Apricots: Eggs of the Sun (and Quick Back-to-School Apricot Cake)

Gardening GUSTO

It’s been a great summer for growing fruit. You’ve recently read here about peaches and plums and today it’s all about apricots, another summer stone fruit. More...

Rusted Root at Towne Crier

Last Thursday the band Rusted Root played to a packed house at the Towne Crier. More...

Hoot on the Hudson Set for September 13

Little Stony Point Citizens Association is once again sponsoring its Hoot on the Hudson music fest, Sunday, September 13th, 1-6pm. More...

Community

Zen Rock Gallery: New Look, New Name, Same Familiar Faces

Last year, Colleen and Lowell Kavana opened the doors of Zen, selling beautiful glassware made by Colleen. It was the rising Phoenix on Main Street -- and a year later, the store had been transformed just this past month. More...

Focus On: “Chasing It”

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

The drug problem that vexes Philipstown has recently claimed another young life in our community. More...

Ferris, Retiring, Hailed for Police Work

A glorious career in the field of law enforcement was hailed Friday when Investigator Robert Ferris retired from the Putnam Sheriff’s Department. More...

Attractions

A Salute to Soldiers of Wars Past

On what was already a steamy Sunday afternoon, cannon fire added to the haze on Boscobel’s lawns. Soldiers marched about, setting up camps and creating some shade in the wide open green. More...

Flying High at the NY Air Show

Clear skies and hot weather this weekend marked the first major air show at Stewart International Airport since 2003. More...

Constitution Island Sets Family Day

On Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, the Constitution Island Association will host its annual Family Day. Watch the miniature horses and talk to the folks at the Therapeutic Equestrian Center about riding. More...

Perspectives

The Village Board: Hostile to Business?  Free Access 

Editor’s Note: The writer, Patty Villanova, owner the Side Effects NY shop on Main Street, was among a group of village business owners who attended the Aug. 25 village meeting to press their concerns. 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...

Situations Wanted

Situation wanted Seeking live-in caretaker position, maint, security duties, etc. in exchange for apt. or small cottage. Please call 845-659-4299 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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