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Looking Forward: Haldane's Top Students

Philipstown Graduation Edition

Valedictorian: Greg Casement Salutatorian: Gregory Andrew Casement is the Haldane High School Valedictorian for the class of 2009. He will be attending the University of Delaware this fall and majoring in Music Education and Business. More...

Village Prepares for Community Day

Cold Spring will celebrate the four hundredth anniversary of Henry Hudson's exploration of the Hudson River, as well as Robert Fulton's groundbreaking steamship voyage up the Hudson two hundred years later, with a Quadricentennial Community Day Cel More...

Family Fun at Cold Spring Carnival

Hearing names like The Super Slide, Gee Whizz, The Dragon, The Pumpkins, Expo Wheel, and The Sizzler, can mean only one thing. The carnival is back in town. More...

Cats Are Prowling All Across Putnam Valley

GENERGY speakers fail to show up, so board discusses cats

In the absence of representatives from GENERGY, who were scheduled to make a presentation about a proposed solar power farm, the Putnam Valley Town Board's June 10, 2009, workshop agenda focused on two ongoing town issues: stray cats and Peekskill More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. 12-3pm Sat. More...

An Afternoon with Emily and Walt at Butterfield

The Butterfield Library invites you to spend the afternoon with the poetry of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman told through a dramatic reading by renowned poet Susan Kinsolving along with writer William Kinsolving on Sunday, June 28 at 4pm. More...

George Benson in Benefit for the Paramount Center

The Paramount Center is proud to announce that Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist George Benson will headline its Sixth Annual Red Carpet Night Gala Concert on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at 8pm. More...

Perspectives

"ANGEL IN THE WINGS" (part 2 of 3)

It would naturally follow that the sisters' lofty reputation would sustain them financially until termination of their lives. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gerald Baran

Gerald F. "Gerry" Baran of Cold Spring, died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his residence. Born in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Anna (Klepp) Baran. Mr. Baran was a medical coder at the VA Medical Center in Montrose, NY. More...

Robert Driscoll

Robert G. Driscoll, age 82, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at his residence. Born in Brooklyn, NY on June 22, 1926, he was the son of the late Michael F. and Lena (Groen) Driscoll. He was the widower of the late Margaret M. More...

Pauline Regina Thom

Pauline Regina Thom of Cold Spring, formerly of Croton on-Hudson, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Pauline was born on May 10, 1920, to John and Anna Soltis, in Yonkers, New York. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley falls in NYS lax semifinals

Tigers bounced by eventual state champion Manhasset Direct Rays

There is no shame in losing to the state champs. When you are beaten by the better team, sometimes it's just healthier to tip your cap, pick up the pieces, and learn from the experience. More...

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Haldane Varsity Baseball Seniors Michael Impellittiere (left) and Will Charkowsky. Mike will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, PA and Will will be attending Cazenovia College in Syracuse, NY in the fall. More...

3rd & 4th Grade Philipstown Highlanders

Row 1: (From left to right) Luke Junjulas, BrandonTwoguns, Corey Rundquist, Brian Kelly, Kyle Zimmerman, Henry Driscoll, Hudson Gell, Nick DiPalo, Derek Champi, Ray O'Rourke. More...

Pantry in Turmoil

First Presbyterian Charges Food Bank a Monthly Fee; Divisions Mount

For nearly three decades, the Philipstown Food Pantry has provided nourishment to the area's hungry families. More...

Oliverio: Bondi is a Dictator

Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio has called County Executive Robert Bondi a "dictator." The accusation was made last week during discussion and debate over the county's solid waste management plan at a meeting of the county Legislature's Health, Soc More...

Former MTA Chief Runs for County Sheriff

Summing up his candidacy, Kevin McConville smiles and says bluntly, "Putnam needs professional police management." The former chief of the MTA police, and 29-year veteran of that force has secured the nomination of the Democratic party for Putnam C More...

Looking Back: Teachers Reflect on Careers

Some very familiar faces will be missing in the hallways and classrooms of Haldane's elementary and middle schools in September. More...

Cold Spring Board Discusses Stimulus

Zoning of Mayor's Home Business Remains a Concern

The June 9, 2009, Cold Spring Village Board monthly meeting began with the introduction of T.J. Rogers, who is a representative from Congressman John Hall's office. Mr. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

Between June 1st and July 1, 2009, the U.S Census employees will be visiting every housing unit in every neighborhood of Philipstown. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

3-Year-Olds are On the Move at Community Nursery

Pictured are, front row, left to right: Thomas Rockett, John Marra-Willis, Milo Shaklan, Ella Hotaling, Lola Ritell, Kaelyn Poulis, William Bradley. Back row, l-r, Mrs. More...

Community Nursery Fours are Ready for School

Pictured, front row, left to right: Kylie Falloon, Sophia Scanga, Hannah Benson, Balke Bolte, Marisa Scanga, Julian Forcello, Adam Bradford. Back row, left to right: Mrs. More...

Joseph Coutlis Receives B.A. from Boston

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Letters to the Editor

A Day to Honor Fathers

Father's Day is a rare occasion when we, as a nation, praise the notion of being a father. Too often, fatherhood is demeaned, and in popular culture, fathers are portrayed as weak and lazy and as driven only by their appetites. More...

Judges too Close to Our Cops

To the Editor: Should policemen issue speeding tickets to motorists who have every intention of complying with the law? It would seem that the answer is "yes" in Putnam County these days. More...

Real Hero In Our Sports Programs

To the Editor: People who volunteer make communities livable, friendly, prosperous and stable. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

This week is rich with remembrance and celebration. The Haldane High School Class of 2009 graduates on Saturday, and we celebrate all of the graduating seniors in this Special Commemorative Issue. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott- Hamblen, Rector, 265- 2539 Mr. Ron Greene, Senior Warden, 265-3624 www.stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Corpus Christi Procession Brings God to the Streets

The faithful of Our Lady of Loretto Parish took the Holy Eucharist out to the streets of Cold Spring in their annual Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday afternoon, June 14. More...

Weekly Poll

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