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August 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Bagpipes, Burglaries, and Budgets in Cold Spring

In a lengthy meeting on Tuesday, August 11, the village board addressed water discoloration, the recent spate of burglaries, and the structure of the special board created to craft a comprehensive plan. More...

Cold Spring Café Offers Country Flavors

Part of a series on local eateries

Peter Inserillo has owned and operated the Cold Spring Bakery and Café for close to eight years, but the familyowned and-operated business was decades in the making. More...

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Philipstown

Notice is hereby given, that the Town Board of Philipstown will conduct a Public Hearing on September 3, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

Hudson Ramble Celebrates Cultural Landscape

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway, and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program is encouraging residents of the Hudson Valley and beyond to get ready for the Ten More...

Correction:

Correction: In last week's issue we reported that Anne Impellizzeri was present at a meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board on July 28. She was not present. 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 ONGOING PROGRAMS Bouncing Babies (infants thru 24 mos. More...

Library Seeks Teens For Film Editing Project

The Desmond-Fish Library is looking for teens to learn film production and editing with the Library's Flip Video camcorder. This handy device allows the filmmaker to easily transfer film onto a computer and edit it with downloadable software. More...

Doansburg Ensemble Closes Season at St. Mary's

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will close their 2009 season with performances on Saturday, September 5, at 7pm at St. More...

Briefly Noted

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...

Barn Dance Gala Benefits Glynwood

Glynwood, the non-profit organization whose mission is to help save farming in the northeast, will hold its first Barn-Dance Gala in its new barn at Glynwood Farm. More...

Children's String Festival Is a Success

After a week of intensive private lessons, ensemble playing, and composition lessons, young string players from the Hudson Valley presented their final day concert on Friday, August 7, 2009, at the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration. More...

'The Stream that Sweetly Laves the Banks by Castle Bannerman'

You may have caught a glimpse from the train or from your car of a structure in the Hudson River. More...

Villagers Protest Polling Place Consolidation

But elections commissioners defend cost-saving decision

Cold Spring's village board approved an unanimous resolution August 11 criticizing the County Board of Election's consolidation of local polling places. More...

Haldane Bond Rating Rises

And the tax rate falls

Good grades aren't limited just to the students in a school system. More...

Going After Grants in Putnam Valley

Plus a rare moment of agreement between Tendy and Davis

With the summer now in full swing, one might think that heating buildings would be the last thing on anyone's mind. More...

Cold Spring Hosts Annual Senior Picnic

"And if you should survive to a hundred and five, Look at all you'll derive out of being alive Then here is the best part You have a head start If you are among the very young at heart. More...

Talk of Our Town

The heat is probably the main topic these days. Too bad we can't bottle some of it so it can be released in the middle of January. Keep yourselves, children and pets well protected and hydrated during these hot days. • Speaking of pets, Dr. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Perspectives

"MAIN STREET'S COZY SHOWPLACE'"

(Part 1 of 2) Two years prior to "sound" having guaranteed Hollywood's fame, fortunes, and future, a diminutive, unpretentious movie house in Cold Spring opened its doors for the very first time. More...

Letters to the Editor

Criminals Don't Always Keep Regular Hours

As Putnam County's representative in Congress, it is my duty to ensure that the federal government works closely with local law enforcement to keep our communities safe. More...

Congress Has Failed to Address Illegal Immigration

It was truly disappointing to read a recent opinion piece written by Congressman John Hall whereby he provided readers with inaccurate and misleading statistical information concerning the reports made by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office to ICE. More...

Governor Should Eliminate DMV Fee Hikes

I, as your Putnam County Clerk, am calling on Governor David Paterson and the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles officials to eliminate a number of DMV fee increases passed as part of the 2009-2010 budget, including the controversial new "plate excha More...

Sports News

Top Ten Things the New Putnam Valley AD Should Know

I sat down with the new Athletic Director, Mark Lybolt, at Putnam Valley High a couple weeks back. More...

Photo

John Rotando (L) and Andrew Balducci (R) of the Salt Point Highlanders 14U baseball team participated in the New York Elite Baseball 14U Summer League Championship tournament over the weekend. More...

St. Christophers Hosts Centennial Golf Classic

On Monday, September 14, 2009, St. Christopher's Inn will be continuing their yearlong celebration by hosting the St. Christopher's Inn Centennial Golf Classic at The Garrison Golf Club in Garrison. More...

Weekly Poll

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