July 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Company Auxiliary Cleans Up Café

The Ladies Auxiliary of The North Highlands Fire Company held a car wash on Saturday to raise funds for their beloved fire department. More...

Burglaries Bedevil Main Street

Two burglaries were attempted on Cold Spring’s Main Street between the late hours of Tuesday, July 13, and the early hours of last Wednesday morning. More...

Arts and Antiques on the Hudson’s Banks

The Cold Spring River Festival was held on the banks of the Hudson River at Mayor’s Park on Sunday, and according to one of the organizers, David Cook, about 3,000 people attended. More...

Public Announcement

Cold Spring Mayor Gallagher and the Board of Trustees have determined that a State of Emergency exists with reference to the Village of Cold Spring water supply. More...

 

Civics and Politics

From the Chamber

The recent announcement of a management change at the Garrison Institute prompted me to check in with our contact Chief Operating Officer Rob Gabriele. The Institute has a new CEO. She is Mary C. More...

Galef Says Constituents Support Good Government Groups’ Pledge for Change

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (90th Assembly District) has announced the results of her constituent questionnaire from spring 2010. A total of 592 constituents responded to a variety of questions posed by the Assemblywoman. More...

Schools

Additions to Garrison School Honor Roll

In addition to the previously published list, the following Garrison students achieved Honor Roll status during the fourth quarter of the 2009-2010 school year. Congratulations to all of the students! More...

Timothy Johnson Receives Medical Degree

The Board of Trustees of Albany Medical College and Dean Vincent Verdile proudly announce the awarding of the degree, Doctor of Medicine, to Timothy G. More...

Olsen and Milner Receive PTA Achievement Award

The Haldane PTA honored outstanding former PTA Board Members, Terese Olsen, past Treasurer and Haldane School Foundation Board member, and Debbi Milner, past President, for their commitment and devotion to children and youth. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Erminio Federico

Cold Spring Resident Was 95

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Robert August Seitz

Robert August Seitz died quietly in his sleep in his home in Fort Myers, FL, on July 1, 2010. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Seitz and was born at the Butterfield Hospital in Cold Sprint, on April 1, 1955. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The Cold Spring Village Hall confirms that, despite the recent rainfall, a State of Emergency continues to exist with reference to the Village of Cold Spring water supply. Outdoor use of water is still restricted to the hours between 7pm and 7am. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott-Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. More...

Service Network Seeks Nominations

Award nominations are being sought for individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of others through their accomplishments in human services and/or community services in Putnam County. More...

Lions Club Mothers of the Year

The Cold Spring Lions Club is happy to announce the winners of the Mother of the Year event. The winners are Diane Hughes and MJ Martin. The dinner was held at the Chalet on the Hudson Restaurant. More...

Exploring a Piece of Fahnestock State Park at Pelton Pond Nature Trail

Putnam County is blessed with a 14,000-acre outdoor playground. Look at a current map of the county, and the large mass of parkland in the northwest quadrant is Clarence Fahnestock State Park. More...

Chilling Murder Details Revealed

Marcinak shooting started out as quest for New Year’s cash

Gruesome details of the New Year’s Eve Day 2008 shooting death of popular Garrison businessman John Marcinak were revealed inside the Putnam County Courthouse Monday. More...

Board Requests Public Hearings on Proposed New Waterfront Lights

COLD SPRING HISTORIC REVIEW BOARD

The Cold Spring Historic District Review Board dealt with the construction of a sign in front of the Carriage House on 8 Marian Ave and the installation of new “dark sky technology” light fixtures and guardrails on the Cold Spring Waterf More...

‘Constitution Island’ Daylilies on Sale

The Constitution Island Association will offer 100 “Constitution Island” daylilies for sale to commemorate the 40th anniversary of their creation. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

West Point’s Jazz Knights Present ‘The Sound of Music’

On Sunday, August 8, at 7:30pm, the West Point Band’s Jazz Knights will present a concert at Trophy Point Amphitheatre featuring music from The Sound of Music. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Humane Society Hosts Benefit Concert with Tom Chapin

The Putnam Humane Society is having an all day benefit concert on Saturday, July 24, from 1-7pm, at Mayors Park in Cold Spring. There will be five local bands and Tom Chapin headlining at 6pm. More...

Cultural Events

BOSCOBEL Route 9D, Garrison 265-3638 boscobel.org Open daily except Tuesday, 9:30am-5pm, last tour 4pm $16/adults, $12/seniors, $7/children, 6-14, under 6/free ONGOING: Summer More...

Commentary

To the People of the State of New York:

Federalist No. 80 — “The Powers of the Judiciary”

T o the People of the State of New York: To judge with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will be necessary to consider, in the first place,what are its proper objects. More...

Perspectives

“A COLONEL IN LOVE”

Part 2 of 3

Interiorly, a number of conservatively colored tiles bordered fireplaces in the living, dining, and parlor chambers, emitting a friendly aura of tasteful simplicity. More...

Police Blotter

Accused Rapist Apprehended

An Ossining man accused of sexually assaulting a 10-yearold girl at a private residence in Philipstown five years ago is facing charges of first-degree rape that could sent him to state prison for the next 25 years. More...

Garrison Man Faces Charges in Domestic Incident

Sheriff Donald B. Smith announced the recent arrest of a Garrison man on a variety of charges following an altercation with the man’s brother. More...

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