August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner to Step Down Next Month

One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial positions next month. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Butterfield Sr. Center Lease OK’d After Raucous Meeting  Free Access 

Putnam County Legislature

For the second time this month, it was standing room only at the historic Putnam Courthouse Tuesday evening for a marathon meeting of the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Three Seeking Philipstown Judge Position  Free Access 

Legal circles are abuzz with news that Philipstown Town Justice Alan Steiner is stepping down in September, but even before that, three candidates were seeking to replace him. More...

Water Bills Switching to Cellular

Cold Spring Village Board

In a short meeting of less than ten minutes on Tuesday afternoon, the Cold Spring Village Board unanimously approved the Mayor’s signing of a purchase agreement for new water meter software. More...

Schools

Haldane Sorts Through $809,000 Of Surplus Funds

Back from summer break, the Haldane Board of Education was met with $809,000 worth of surplus funds to sort through at their Aug. 22 meeting. More...

Haldane Bus Routes  Free Access 

Haldane High School / Middle School, AM Bus Routes Route #1 - High School/Middle School (Yellow) East Mountain Rd. North; E. Mountain Rd. S; Route 301@ Wood Ave. Route #2 - High School/Middle School (Red) Lane Gate Rd, Post Rd. More...

Garrison School Bus Routes  Free Access 

Sorry, kids, but summer has come to a close. Below and on page 8 are the bus runs for Haldane and Garrison schools. Haldane opens on September 1st, and Garrison will open September 6. Putnam Valley School supplies its bus runs directly to parents. 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...

Church Tag Sale Set

On September 10 from 9am to 4pm at the Pawling United Methodist Church, there will be a tag sale. The church is located at 2 Dutcher Avenue, Pawling. Breakfast and lunch refreshments will available for purchase. More...

Sports

Pre-Season Has Begun for Prep Sports!

Just as the heat starts to pick up, so do the Blue Devils. Haldane’s fall sports teams were back at it Monday morning and continuing all week, as they took to the fields in preparation for the coming 2016 fall season. More...

Letters to the Editor

Comedy in the Letters?

With all the repeats on TV this summer, it is great to have a bit of situational comedy in the local paper. The letters to the editor were real entertainment in the Aug. 10 edition. I LOVE the “Show us the money, Mr. Ailes” letters. More...

No to McDonough

A few weeks ago, I was privileged to attend a special training on New York State's affordability crisis, hosted by a non-profit nonpartisan organization called Reclaim New York. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sylvio Nastasi

Sylvio G Nastasi (Mush) passed away on August 24th at St Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. Sylvio would have been 89 this December. Sylvio was born in Cold Spring in 1927. He worked for his Father James (Jimmy the mason) Nastasi. More...

Audrey E. Baxter Wheeler

Audrey E. Baxter Wheeler, age 72, of Mohegan Lake, a lifelong area resident, died on Monday, August 22, 2016, at her residence. Born in Beacon on August 16, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Everett Clark and Naomi (Dole) Baxter. More...

Marina N. Yashina

Marina Yashina died of a brain tumor on Sunday, August 21st, 2016, at her home in Cold Spring. Marina was born in Moscow in 1945. More...

Haldane’s New Guy On The Block, Principal Peter Carucci

Haldane Schools

After teaching in New York City, the Bronx, and Westchester, something of a Jack of All Trades has made his way to Haldane. Come Sept. More...

Good Old- Fashioned School Days With a Twist

Back to School!

1st Days of School: Haldane/Putnam Valley- September 1 Garrison-September 6 If you attended Haldane, you know the drill: there are four “specials” you get to go to throughout the week, be it Art, Music, Physical Education, or Library. More...

Blacktop on Furnace

The Village of Cold Spring reports that blacktop has been installed on Furnace Street. On the advice of the blacktop contractor, the roadbed was closed to vehicular traffic until Wednesday. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Thyme to Party! (and Thyme and Calendula Savory Shortbread Crackers)

Gardening GUSTO

For Pete’s sake! The summer holidays of 2016 are almost over. More...

Daryl Hall Surprises Fans At His Club  Free Access 

Music fans at Daryl’s House Club in Pawling were in for a special surprise on Saturday evening. More...

Art For Sale By the Riverfront in Garrison

With summer drawing to a close, artists from around the region set up shop Saturday and Sunday by Garrison Landing waterfront for the Riverside Crafts Fair. A little rain did not deter the artists, or those seeking to buy their pieces. More...

Community

The Best Burger In Town Moves Uptown

Whistling Willie’s Grill To Open In Fishkill Plaza

What is widely regarded as the best burger in town will soon be available in another community. A Cold Spring favorite, Whistling Willie’s American Grill will be opening a new location in the Fishkill Plaza, just up Route 9. More...

Felony Charges Lodged For Defacing Garrison Bridge

Defacing a bridge with graffiti is no laughing matter in the eyes of the law, as two northern Westchester teens found out Wednesday. More...

‘Hear Us Roar’ to Fight Ovarian Cancer  Free Access 

Mike Halpin of the Redrum Motorcycle Club is always ready to step up for those in need. More...

Attractions

Focus On: Gallery 66 NY  Free Access 

Nestled on the Main Street in the Village of Cold Spring is Gallery 66 NY, a fine art gallery dedicated to promoting Hudson Valley art to our beautiful riverside community. More...

Military History Alive at Boscobel

Boscobel and The Living History Education Foundation present an all-day encampment of soldiers honoring its ties to such legendary wars as the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War and World War II on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 11am-4pm. More...

Nature in Design at Manitoga  Free Access 

Manitoga will soon present some of Russel Wright’s dinnerware designs, inspired by nature. More...

Births

Somerset Rose Knos

Somerset Rose Knos was born July 21, 2016, at 7 Pounds, 7 Ounces, to parents Micah and Tore. Her grandma is the PCNR’s Katherine Whiteside! 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...

For Sale

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park. Beautiful outside double mausoleum; must sell-$7,000 OBO. Call 518-674-0901 for details. 2 SOLID BRASS SCONCES like new w/glass covers $40/ea. Adler typewriter/satellite III like new. paid $250, now $60. 845-225-4726 More...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557 LANDSCAPE HELPER Experienced or willing to train. Hard worker Must be reliable and have own transportation. Excellent pay! 845-424-2323 More...

Weekly Poll

Construction on the Pudding Street overpass won't start until 2019. What are your thoughts?
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