January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

John Marcinak Memorial at Garrison Garage

It was a scene eerily similar to the events of exactly a year ago. More...

Papa John's Aims to Please

Michael Turton You'd be hard pressed to find a restaurateur more clever than new owner of Papa John's, the Route 9 pizzeria in Garrison. More...

Photo

Cat-napped! A man and his grandson were taking a walk in the woods off Drewville Road in Carmel last week and heard an animal growling at them. As the pair rounded a curve along a trail they came upon this bobcat, whose leg was secured in a trap. More...

 

Sports

CYO Girls Host Holiday Hoops Tourney

On Wednesday, December 30, the 6th grade girls CYO team hosted a Holiday Basketball Tournament at the Philipstown Recreation Center. More...

The Big Sleep

The days are getting shorter and colder, and if you look around there are fewer animals visible. Even with the milder autumn we had, local animals awaited the depths of winter by preparing for hibernation. More...

Loretto 3rd Grade Boys Return to Winning Ways

On Saturday, January 2, the 3rd grade Our Lady of Loretto boys team traveled to Armonk to take on St Patrick's. Loretto was looking to get back on the winning track after dropping their first two games of the season in their last outing. More...

General Stories

Talk of our Town

Happy New Year once again; it's almost time to take down all those wonderful decorations. Christmas trees will be picked up in the Village of Cold Spring on Wednesdays during January if you put them by the curb. 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 stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Local Boy Scouts Are Awarded Eagle Scout Rank

On Tuesday December 29, 2009, John Joseph Dean and Kyle Craigie Panthen were awarded their Eagle Scout Medals at a Court of Honor, held at the Garrison Fish and Game Club, in Garrison. More...

'Tap Water, Please'

In Elizabethan London, the water was notoriously polluted and so many citizens just drank beer all day instead. More...

Nostalgia in Nelsonville

The Nelsonville Village Hall, located on the northeast corner of Main and Pearl Streets, functions as the village office, but it could also be considered the local museum. More...

Westchester Pol Seeks Leibell's Senate Seat

Somers Democrat Mike Kaplowitz is mulling a run for Vincent Leibell's New York State Senate seat, which is also being sought by Republican Assemblyman Greg Ball. Senator Leibell has not indicated whether he will seek to retain his seat in 2010. More...

Portion of Bannerman Castle Tower Collapses

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Putnam Hopes to Buy Zodiac Boat for Water Patrols and Rescues

More than 150 bodies of water are found across Putnam County from the Hudson Highlands in Cold Spring to the foot of the Appalachian Trail in Patterson. More...

Public Announcement

Christmas trees will be picked up at the curbside in Cold Spring on Wednesdays during the month of January. Please remove any tinsel and plastic coverings. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Theodore J. Geurds Philomena

Theodore J. Geurds, of Beacon, a former long time Cold Spring resident, died on Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at Wingate at Beacon. He was 78. Born in Brooklyn, NY, on March 4, 1931, he was the son of the late John and Hendrika (Bierik) Geurds. More...

Geurds Philomena Doyle Kearn

Philomena Kearns (nee Doyle) of Fishkill, more recently of Garrison, passed away on Christmas day. Beloved wife of Timothy Kearns (deceased). More...

Cultural Events

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D 265-3040 butterfieldlibrary.org LIBRARY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY JANUARY 11-15 (see story) Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. More...

Butterfield Library Closes Temporarily to Reorganize

'Guilt jar' replaces late fees

In an effort to provide a more comfortable and practical space for patrons, The Julia L. Butterfield Library will temporarily close for five days beginning Monday, January 11 through Friday, January 15. More...

Dual Fiddle Attack on Stage at the Depot Theatre

On Friday, January 8, at 8pm, The Philipstown Depot Theatre is proud to welcome Grammy nominees, Bruce Molsky and Darol Anger to their intimate stage. More...

Letters

'I Do Solemnly Swear'

Town leaders in both Philipstown and Putnam Valley accept the mantle of leadership as the New Year begins.

"I do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of New York, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of ...... More...

Quality on Tap?

To the Editor: According to the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) the Village of Cold Spring received monitoring violations for the sampling period beginning January 1, 2008 and ending December 31, 2 More...

Erroneous Water Data

To the Editor: I am writing to address some of the concerns arising out of data linked to a NY Times article (12/17/09) on drinking water contamination. More...

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