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A Brief History of the 'Little Chapel'

G.K. Chesterton once said that America would be better off if, like England, there was a pub on every corner. More...

Tears Flow at County Health Committee Meeting

Bondi's call to think about privatizing home health care comes under attack

Member s of the Putnam County Board of Health have expressed their surprise and dismay over County Executive Robert Bondi request that the county consider the privatization of Putnam's Home Health Care nursing program. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

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Lauren Hale Dance Presents Turn: Return

Philipstown Depot Theatre presents Lauren Hale Dance's Turn: Return, an evening of old and new choreography by Lauren Hale Biniaris, artistic director of Lauren Hale Dance, on Friday April 3 at 8pm. More...

Volunteer and Learn at Woodland Retreat

Manitoga will jump into spring this coming Saturday, March 28, from 9am until 2pm with the first Volunteer Landscape Day of the 2009 season. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Grasse

Word has been received of the passing of Dorothy Jane Harrington Grasse. Dorothy was an 8th generation descendant of Thomas Davenport, Pioneer of Philipstown, and a long time resident of Garrison. More...

Gloria Barlow

"Gloria" Barlow, 87, of Farmington, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, March 18, 2009. She courageously fought an emphysema condition for 2 months, never losing her spirit and strength. More...

Alfred J. Lupparelli

Alfred J. Lupparelli, age 86, of Carmel, formerly of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Born October 3, 1922 in Wappingers Falls, he was the son of the late Angelo and Maria (Borasi) Lupparelli. More...

Sports News

Previewing Haldane's Basebal l and Sof tbal l Teams

High School Sports Perspective

Softball As a pitcher, the dirt inside the white lime painted circle needs to be just right, satisfactory to our personal requests. More...

Hamilton' s Benjamin Named Liber ty League Player of the Week

Liz Benjamin helped Hamilton College to a 2-0 season start. She caused five turnovers in a 17-9 win over Utica College on March 13, and also picked up two ground balls and won one draw control. More...

After Long Winter, Local Teams Spring Into Action

Direct Rays

And God said, "Let there be spring!" Yes, my friends, it won't be long now before the longawaited yellow blooms of the forsythia adorn the roadside, and the red-tailed hawk shoots downward upon stirring rodents and wakening snakes. More...

Gallagher Upsets Phillips

Election Night in the Villages; Rivals gather at tavern; Corless wins 'tough race' in Nelsonville

Just after 10 on the night of March 18, bagpipes blared from the Silver Spoon Restaurant on Cold Spring's Main Street. This was not part of an extended St. More...

Debating the Future of Guinan's

Planning Board Delays Approval of GSP Plan

Vocal Garrison turnout influences planning board The fate of No. 7 Garrison's Landing, which for almost 50 years had been home to Guinan's Country Store and Pub, More...

Lost PV Child Found

Had wandered away from home

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a lost 2 year-old child who had wondered away f rom his Putnam Valley home has been found unharmed. More...

Furnace Street Concerns Heat Up in Cold Spring

No evidence of illegal activity

In recent weeks, some village residents have been raising concerns about suspicious behavior surrounding a residence on Furnace St. More...

Putnam Focuses on DWI Enforcement, Punishment

With the incidence of drunken driving rising across Putnam County, District Attorney Adam Levy and his staff have devised a new approach that they hope will stem the tide of DWI arrests. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Board President Storms out of Meeting

Hiring of JV coach proves controversial

Maybe it was just that everyone had reached the end of their rope in the final days of a winter that has seemed longer than most. More...

Budget Concerns Lead PV School Meeting Agenda

The Putnam Valley Central School District met on Thursday, March 19, 2009, to receive a broad range of presentat ions that al l had in common thei r potent ial impact upon the district's 2009-10 budget. More...

Letters to the Editor

OAP Paving Decision a Thorough Process

To the Editor: I was a little surprised to see the letter from Howard Kaplowitz in last week's paper regarding the repairs that are proposed for the southern terminus of the Old Albany Post Road. More...

Suspicious Behavior on Furnace Street

To the Editor: Twice now I have spoken at the Village Board meetings to bring attention to the problems we are having with our neighbors on Furnace Street. More...

A Critique of Candidate Forum Coverage

To the Editor: On March 9, the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an enlightening, engaging, and successful candidates' forum. More...

Briefly Noted

Gallagher Names Lynn Miller To Fill Trustee Slot

Cold Spring's mayor-elect, Seth Gallagher, has appointed Lynn Miller to fill his soonto be vacated spot on the village's board of trustees. More...

NY Threatens to Cut Immunization Funds

County officials are calling on every resident of Putnam to contact their state officials in Albany this week demanding that Governor Paterson reconsider a plan to cut funding for immunization programs statewide. More...

Five Graduate from Putnam Drug Court

The miracle of recovery is magnificent. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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