July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Robbery Suspect Nabbed

Knife wielding Philipstown man slaps dry cleaning clerk in broad daylight

A Philipstown man is behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility in Carmel for allegedly robbing a Cold Spring dry cleaning business in broad daylight. More...

Determining the Village’s Future

. . after deciding on an official cell phone policy for meetings

Technology was an issue at Thursday evening’s meeting of the Village of Cold Spring Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan/Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan. More...

Ball Announces Tea Party Line

On Thursday, July 22, in front of the old County Courthouse steps in Carmel, Assemblyman Greg Ball announced the formation of the official Tea Party line for the 40th Senate District Election. More...

4-H Fair Draws Large Crowds Despite Iffy Weather

T he weekend weather was not the most conducive for outdoor activities. More...

Photo

Morning Formation: The 50 Junior Fire Academy participants learn the value of discipline and instant obedience on day one of the annual camp held at the Cold Spring Fire House. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

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...

Jerry Costanzo Swings at Newburgh Jazz Series

Jerry Costanzo will be performing with the Andy Farber Octet live at the Newburgh Jazz Series in Newburgh, New York on Thursday, August 5, at 6:30pm. More...

Windows on Main Street Opens in Beacon

Windows on Main Street is a unique and exciting public art project entering its sixth year in Beacon, New York. More...

Perspectives

Toy Story 3: Lessons on Love and Loyalty

Few moviegoers carry high expectations when walking into the third installment of a trilogy. More...

County Declares War on Invasive Trees

A PARODY

To protect the people of Putnam from radicalized flora, the Legislature has declared a war against invasive species of trees. More...

Rowing on the River Makes it a Summer to Remember

The Building Bridges Building Boats organization again held its Summer River Workshop during the first three months of July for students from grade 6 and up. The kids learned about rowing on the Hudson River and keeping safe while doing so. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

As we bid this hot July goodbye, take time to notice the last bits of color on the fading lilies and honeysuckle scents in the air. The cicadas are humming their tunes a bit louder than before, welcoming August in a deafening chorus at nightfall. More...

Local Business at the Historical Society

The West Point Foundry was the cornerstone of the local economy for almost a century, but it was hardly the only business in town. 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...

Health

Summer Sun Safety Tips for Drivers

For most people, car safety means seatbelts and airbags. But there’s another important way to stay out of harm’s way on the road, and that’s by protecting your skin from the sun, especially on long car trips. More...

Warm Weather Healthy Cooking Ideas

(NAPS)—By making just a few simple switches, it’s easy to create a nutritious, greattasting meal while enjoying the warmer weather. More...

Health Department Reminds Families to Make Sure Kids Get Vaccinations Before School Starts

It’s getting close to backto school time! That means it’s time to start thinking… are my shots up to date? More...

Public Notice

Philipstown Highway Department

PUBLIC NOTICE Please be advised, the Philipstown Highway Depart­ment will be closed on Monday, August 2, in lieu of a winter holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, August 3.   More...

Kaplowitz Seeks Pension Reform

Westchester county legislator Mike Kaplowitz, a candidate for the 40th state senate seat being vacated by Vincent Leibell, introduced his proposal for state pension reform at twin news conferences at the Putnam County Office Building in Carmel and More...

Yet Another Draft . . .

Philipstown Town Board

The Town of Philipstown has released yet another draft of the proposed new zoning law. Dated July 14, the draft includes about a dozen notable changes, including the incorporation of clear protections for existing businesses and existing views. More...

Incentive Zoning Stirs Debate

Tendy says proposal will encourage economic growth

A new zoning code amendment is set to move forward in Putnam Valley, but it is not without critics. More...

Hall, Hayworth Battle Begins

Elections 2010: Positioning for Power

The battle to represent Putnam County and the rest of New York’s 19th congressional district in Washington is beginning to heat up. Although the election is not until November, the candidates have effectively already squared up for the bought. More...

Ironbound on the Waterfront

The Ironbound Films studio, founded by long-time filmmakers Jeremy Newberger, Seth Kramer, and Daniel A. More...

Cold Spring Lions Host Spring Seniors Dinner

The Cold Spring Lions Club recently held their annual Seniors Dinner at the Methodist Church of Cold Spring. A great time was had by all. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Reunion Is a Trip Down Memory Lane for Haldane Alums

Members of the Haldane High School Class of 1960 gathered the weekend of June 18-20, 2010, to celebrate their 50th high school reunion. On Friday night the class enjoyed dinner at the Chalet on Route 9D. More...

College Graduates

Jennifer Harris More...

Dean's List

Ian Cummings More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Erminio Federico

Erminio Federico, age 95, of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, July 25, at his home. Born October 10, 1914 in Vallelarga, Italy, he was the son of the late Panfilo and Luisa (Federico) Federico. More...

Robert James Mazzacone

Robert James Mazzacone, who was born on October 4, 1954, died after a short illness on July 17, 2010. Robert enjoyed camping and loved his family and friends. More...

Sports News

Beach Time at Canopus Lake

Pastimes

Even if you like the heat, you have to admit the recent heat wave has been a bit much. So if you are looking for a place to cool off, take a drive over to Canopus Lake in Clarence Fahnestock State Park. More...

Milner Earns Empire Gold

The Empire State Games, the New York State Olympics, drew 6000 athletes from across the state to Buffalo from July 21st through July 25th. More...

Philipstown Recreation Department News

Phone: 424-4618 Fax: 424-4686. Website: philipstownrecreation. com F.I.S.H. Phone: 424-4669. For your convenience registration forms are available at the Philipstown Town Clerk’s Office. More...

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