January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board Revisits Foodtown Expansion

The January 5, 2010, Cold Spring Board workshop began with a discussion of the proposed Foodtown Plaza expansion. More...

Putnam Valley is Beset by Blazes

A raging inferno destroyed a large home in the Oscawana Lake section of Putnam Valley despite the efforts of a small army of firefighters from area departments. More...

Helping Local Vets Deal with Stress

Military veterans struggling to cope with the aftermath of war can now get help locally. 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...

Coming Events

 

Sports

Haldane Hoopsters Hit the Hardwood

The first week of 2010 presented Philipstown residents with some exciting games of basketball with the various Haldane Blue Devils boys teams continuing their campaigns. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Basketball

Third Grade Boys Notch Their Second Win Over Holy Innocent

On Saturday, January 9, the 3rd grade OLL boys team traveled to Ossining to take on a tough St. Ann's team for second place in the league standings. St. More...

Loretto Fourth Grade Boys Call it Splits

Trying to build on their first win of the season the Loretto 4th grade "Blue" team hosted two undefeated teams this past weekend. On Saturday it was St. Patrick's of Bedford at the Garrison school. More...

General Stories

Talk of our Town

Good news arrived on Monday morning this week, Mugsy, the golden retriever, was found and so was Omar, a mixed breed. Both dogs are back with their owners safe and sound and owe much of their rescue to John Funck of Bow Wow Haus. More...

Undecking the Halls

Annie Chesnut 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...

GUFS Board Strikes a Nerve

Citizens form 'watchdog' group after budget advisory committee is abolished

In a unanimous January 6 vote, the Garrison Union Free School District disbanded the long-standing Budget Advisory Committee, a move that surprised many of the committee's members. More...

Water Issues on Tap at Cold Spring Board

Named for an apocryphal spring and nestled against the Hudson River, Cold Spring has seemingly been blessed by water. More...

Philipstown Reorganizes for 2010

In addition to being Richard Shea's first meeting as newly elected supervisor, the January 7, 2009, monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board held last week also served as the annual reorganization meeting. More...

Route 9 Crash Snarls Traffic, Sends Driver to Hospital

Emergency responders reaching the scene of a horrific crash on Route 9 at the Route 301 intersection in Philipstown feared the worst. More...

Small Space, Big Menu

Never judge a book by its cover. And never judge a food emporium by just the space that the public sees. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan A. McCarthy

Joan A. McCarthy, 76, of Littleton, CO, died on January 4, 2010. She was born in Cold Spring on February 13, 1933, to John and Madeline Muckenhoupt. Married to Basil McCarthy in 1953, she spent her years selflessly raising her 6 children. More...

Cultural Events

Jazz Vespers on Saturday at First Presbyterian Church

Come enjoy great jazz music at Jazz Vespers this Saturday at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy Street, Cold Spring. More...

Children in Violin Concert at Our Lady Of Loretto

The Creative Strings Violin concert will be held on Thursday, January 14, at 5:30pm at Our Lady of Loretto Church. More...

Artwork of St. Christopher's Men on Display in NYC

Synchronicity Space and Fine Arts in New York City at 106 West 13th Street, will be hosting its 4th annual exhibition showcasing the personal works of men in recovery at St. More...

Letters

Photos

Late lies the wintry sun a-bed, A frosty, fiery sleepy-head; Blinks but an hour or two; and then, A blood-red orange, sets again. More...

Shame, Shame, Shame

To the Editor: We the undersigned are "former" members of the Garrison School Budget Advisory Committee. Why do we call ourselves former members of this 13+ year old school committee? More...

Can the Garrison Board Compromise?

To the Editor: I attended along with your reporter Michael Mell, a very long, (no wonder why many community members choose not to attend), Garrison United Free School District's Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. More...

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