April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Key Resignations Hit Town & Village

The Town of Philipstown and the Village of Cold Spring have been rocked by two key employees resigning their posts. More...

No Parking on Indian Brook

The weather is warmer, the sun is shining, and the hiking trails are seeing more and more visitors. But for residents of Indian Brook Road, this means more and more cars parked along the road. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Many Approvals at Philipstown Planning

Philipstown’s Planning Board has been busy of late, and after months of formalities like public hearings and site visits, applications were approved unanimously at the April meeting. More...

DEP to Consolidate Facilities, Possibly in Putnam

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to consolidate its vast infrastructure and officials are leaning toward a site in Putnam County as its new headquarters. More...

Contested County Court Judgeship Race In Putnam County

Putnam County Judge James Reitz will be seeking reelection to a new 10-year term this fall and will be challenged by Putnam Valley Town Justice Gina Capone. Reitz is a Republican and Capone a Democrat. More...

Schools

Haldane Board of Education Candidates Outline Views  Free Access 

Editor’s Note: The Haldane School District has three seats open for its Board of Education. Two incumbents, Jennifer Daly and Margaret (Peggy) Clements, are running for reelection, unopposed. More...

Continental Village Seething as School Taxes Skyrocket

Close to 100 Continental Village residents, comprised of mostly senior citizens, packed out the Continental Village Club House for a meeting on what they claim to be crippling Lakeland School District tax hikes. More...

Candidates File To Run For School Board Seats

School election day takes place next month across New York State and in Putnam County in addition to budget referendums, voters will have the opportunity to elect members to Boards of Education. More...

Religious News

National Day of Prayer is Next Thursday

The 65th Annual National Day of Prayer is on Thursday, May 5, where believers across the country will mobilize together in prayer for our nation on a grand scale. More...

Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration

An Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration will take place May 5 at First Hebrew Congregation with guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Betty Knoop, along with poetry and candle lighting. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Presents Into the Arms of Strangers

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue, to commemorate the annual remembrance of the Holocaust (or Shoah), will present the Academy Award winning documentary film Into the Arms of Strangers at the Desmond-Fish Library on Saturday, April 30. More...

Sports

Haldane Girls' Track Team Captures League Championship

Haldane, Putnam Valley, Pawling and North Salem squared off at Putnam Valley high school in last Tuesday's league championship meet, with the Haldane girls and Pawling boys grabbing titles. More...

Putnam Valley Girls In Sports Day Is Success

On Sunday, April 24, the Putnam Valley Booster Club hosted a Girls In Sports Day at the Putnam Valley High School. More...

Strong Showings for Philipstown Soccer Teams

PSC BOYS’ RECAP Daggers Cool the Heat, 3-2 More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Carl Stanley

Date of Birth: 4/30/59 Deceased: 4/7/16

We honor the life of Carl Stanley, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 7th, 2016, at 6:55am after a valiant struggle with brain cancer. More...

Brush Fires Scorch Garrison Area

Persistent and fast-moving brush fires in the Garrison area endangered homes and property and kept firefighters from the Garrison, North Highlands, Cold Spring and Continental Village Fire Departments out over successive days last week. More...

Patchwork on Cold Spring Sidewalks to Begin

The long-awaited village sidewalk project is finally at the point of construction, and during a meeting at the Cold Spring Fire House on Monday evening residents and merchants heard how the work will proceed from members of the Village Board and repr More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Plant Potatoes Pronto! A Pretty Scary Potato Food Fact (and Popular Potluck Potatoes)

Gardening GUSTO

Here in Putnam County, gardeners know it’s time to plant potatoes when the dandelions bloom. More...

Celebrating the Bard

April marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birthday, and signs of the occasion can be seen all over Philipstown. More...

‘Spirits’ Theme at Gallery 66 NY

Gallery 66 NY has announced its May exhibition centering on the theme “Spirits.” Unifying the works of five stylistically disparate artists, this exhibition’s common thread is tied together by the universal concept of “Spirit, More...

Community

Two House Fires In Putnam Valley, One Tied To Discarded Cigarette

For the sixth time in less than four months, fire has damaged a home in Putnam Valley. The blaze was one of two in the past week in the community. More...

Duffy’s Tavern: The Hot Spot on Parsonage

Back in the 1940s, Duffy’s Tavern at the corner of Parsonage Street and Bank Street was run by Horace and Ellen Gent, a couple from England familiar with the restaurant business. More...

Focus On: Vintage Guitars of Cold Spring  Free Access 

As you pass along Main Street, there is one store that stands out for musicians and music lovers alike – Vintage Guitars of Cold Spring. Owners Bobby Ginsberg and Elliott Glenn are not only business partners, but also lifelong friends. More...

Attractions

Arbor Day to Be Marked

The Village of Cold Spring will mark its second Annual Arbor Day ceremony on Main Street on national Arbor Day, Friday April 29, at 5 PM at the site of a newly planted tree in front of 126 Main St. More...

Earth Day Along The Hudson

Friday was Earth Day, marked across the region in a host of ways. A number of people enjoyed the Hudson River Friday afternoon, some fishing, some watching the birds, some just taking in the majestic Hudson. More...

Programs for Furniture Enthusiasts Set at Boscobel  Free Access 

Meet The Makers of Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now (Exhibit on view through August 14) May 6, 6:30pm More...

Letters to the Editor

Brave Work By Firefighters

To the Editor: To the volunteer fire companies who worked uphill to contain the fire by our home, you have – and always had – our heartfelt gratitude and respect. More...

To God Be the Glory

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Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. Number PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Misc

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329 More...

Situations Wanted

SEEKING AFFORDABLE 2 BDR, or small cottage. Putnam Dutchess area. Will consider caretaker position. Local ref. 845-659-4299 More...

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