December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Community

THIS WEEK Cathryn Fadde and Connie Kelley

On this week’s Focus on Philipstown show, my guests are Village of Cold Spring Trustee and restaurateur Cathryn Fadde, and Connie Kelley, owner of The Country Touch shop on Main Street. More...

Talk of our Town

The annual Toys for Tots Drive has generated a phenomenal response for the donation box at our office. One gentleman dropped off 13 bags of toys and holiday treats on Tuesday and truly, our box is overflowing. More...

Equestrian Center Calling For New Volunteers

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Cold Spring is looking for new volunteers. TEC serves physically and developmentally disabled children and adults through equine-assisted activities, both on horseback and on the ground. More...

North Highlands Santa Run

The North Highlands Engine Co. # 1 Santa Claus will be on his big red sleigh visiting the community on Sunday, December 21st, bringing lots of holiday spirit, and treats for the children. More...

Graffiti Vandals Paying Restitution; Other Village Court Cases Delayed

Judge Thomas Costello presided over a busy monthly court last week that saw a number of cases dealt with, including the graffiti vandalism earlier this year. More...

Happy Families Founder Inspired by Children at NYC Marathon

Cold Spring resident Dr. Natasha Shaginan-Needham of the Happy Families Organization competed in NYC Marathon last month, and children in need helped inspire her. More...

Chamber of Commerce Holiday Dinner A Success

Some 80 people joined the festivities at the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Dinner at the Chalet on the Hudson last week. Christmas music filled the room as everyone mingled and caught up on the year’s events. More...

Father & Son Are Continental Village Firefighters of the Year

The old adage that the “apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” has been demonstrated by a father and son firefighting team. More...

Influenza Reported in Putnam

Five cases of confirmed influenza have been reported across Putnam County with two of the victims admitted to Putnam Hospital Center for treatment. Commissioner of Health Dr. More...

A Big Giving Heart At A Young Age

Young Stephen Cornelius and his Grandmother Liz “Ga” Mancari stopped in to the PCNR to bring toys for the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots program on Monday morning. The drive this year received significant support. -Tim Greco More...

New Businesses Booming On Route 9

It isn’t just snow beginning to flurry across Route 9, a host of new businesses have opened, too. They include: More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Santa Run

The following is the Cold Spring Fire Company Santa Run Schedule for Sunday, December 21: 12:30-12:45 pm – Springbrook Apartments-Fair Street 12:45pm-1pm – Riverfront at Bandstand 1-1:15pm – Forge Gate Apartments - The Blvd More...

Man Charged With Violating Leandra’s Law

A 33 year old Lake Peekskill man has been charged with two felonies following his arrest early Saturday for DWI. Juan Garcia was observed behind the wheel of his Honda at 2:30 a.m. More...

Communities That Care Coalition Presenting on Haldane Friday

The Putnam County Communities that Care Coalition will be presenting “Haldane Central School District 2014 Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Results” On December 19, at 9am at the Butterfield Library. More...

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