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Hospital’s First Baby of 2011 Born to Putnam Valley Couple

Hudson Valley Hospital Center welcomes its first baby of 2011. Allison Marfeo and Kevin Martin hold their new baby boy Gavin Vaugh Martin. Gavin was born at the Women’s Pavilion at HVHC on January 1, 2011 at 1:20pm. More...

Perfect Week for Haldane Hoopsters

Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams went 2-0 this past week—each posting a blowout win and eking out a nail biter. More...

Tamagna Keeps Chair

Legislator Vincent Tamagna walked into the Putnam County Courthouse Tuesday, January 4, not knowing his future on the Putnam Legislature. More...

Maintenance Director Share’s To-Do List

It felt a little like a home improvement seminar in Garrison last week. More...

Shopkeepers Hope for Good Year

Along with many of the country’s entrepreneurs, Cold Spring business owners appear to be struggling. Some place most of the blame on the harsh winter weather, but others think there is a multitude of reasons. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Democratic Committee Seeking Candidates

Putnam Valley Democratic Committee Co-chairs Peter Tarrant and Michelle LeBlanc announced that the Committee is currently seeking candidates for Town Supervisor, Town Board (two seats) and Town Highway Superintendent. More...

County Scrutinizes Official Newspaper Designation

The Putnam Legislature wants to know why one official newspaper, which only covers portions of the county, charges the county nearly twice the amount for legal notices as the other two official publications. More...

Gallagher, Serradas Discuss Procedural Concerns

Cold Spring Board Trustee Airinhos Serradas has often been critical of Mayor Seth Gallagher for what he says he believes is a lack of attention to procedure. More...

Community

Club to Host Constitution Marsh Program at Library

PHILIPSTOWN GARDEN CLUB

On Sunday, February 6, at 2:30pm in the program room of the Desmond Fish Library, Eric Lind, Director of Constitution Marsh will give a talk on the Marsh, and how important it is to Audubon and the local community. More...

Perspectives

YOUR BUSINESS FOCUS

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce held its first Board Meeting of 2011 and began to plan enhancing services the Chamber offers it’s members. More...

Comprehensive Plan Commentary: Get It Done

As a member of the Comprehensive Plan/ Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan (LWRP) Special Board for the Village of Cold Spring (the “Special Board”), I respectfully submit the following comments to the Village Board in advance of its Jan More...

Murray’s, Amos and Me: A Chicken You Can Love

I saw a great bumper sticker in Cold Spring this past Saturday: “Love people, cook for them.” Like a good bumper sticker should, this one inspired me to action—I headed straight to Foodtown to see if they had any fresh Murray’ More...

Weddings/Engagements

Antoniette DeMilio Is Engaged to Michael Dolcemascolo

Antoniette DeMilio formerly from Beacon, currently of Wallkill and Michael Dolcemascolo from Fishkill have announced their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of William DeMilio Sr. of Cold Spring and Carol Merlino of Wallkill. More...

Sports News

K of C Announce Free Throw Competition

Loretto Council No. 536 is sponsoring the local level of the 2011 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, January 22 (snow date, Sunday, January 23) at 10:30am at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Loretto 5th Grade Blue Tops St. Patrick’s of Bedford White

Sunday night the Loretto boys hosted St. Patrick’s of Bedford White at the newly lighted Philipstown Rec Center. The boys came out a little sluggish in the first quarter quickly falling into a 11-4 hole. More...

Loretto 4th Grade Boys Drop a Pair to St. Columbanus

The Loretto fourth grade boys had a home-and-home series this weekend with the undefeated league-leader St. Columbanus. On Saturday Loretto was home and quickly fell behind 9-2 at the end of the first quarter. More...

Snow, ice close schools  Free Access 

Haldane, Garrison, and Putnam Valley schools will be closed today. If you experience a power outage today, Central Hudson customers should call 845-452-2700 or 800-527-2714 to report the occurence. More...

Central Hudson Issues Winter Storm Guidelines  Free Access 

Central Hudson has announced that given the winter storm forecast for tonight and tomorrow, local customers should contact their Power Line in the event of a loss of power More...

Village Water Supply Alert  Free Access 

Village Hall reports that due to emergency repairs on Belvedere Street in Cold Spring, some of the village's water supply has turned brown. Residents are urged to let the taps run until the water clears. More...

42 Young Firefighters Join The Ranks

Forty-two young men and women have joined the ranks of the volunteer firefighting family in Putnam County. More...

Town to Hold Emergency Services Meetings

Zoning hearing slated for February 9

The Town of Philipstown Board had its annual Re-Organization meeting on Thursday night at 7pm in the Philipstown Town Hall. More...

How Will State Budget Crisis Affect Haldane?

At the January 4 meeting of the Haldane Board of Education, Superintendant Mark Villanti, filling in for President David Merandy, discussed the effect the New York budget crisis will have on Haldane. More...

Village Board Begins Review of Comprehensive Plan

Trustee accused of sending text messages from the dais The Cold Spring Village board held its first workshop meeting of 2011 on January 4 with a packed house—as many as 30 spectators at the height of the activity. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Live Music Calendar

SATURDAY JAN. 15SAXOPHONIST ROB SCHEPS5:30pm, First Presbyterian Church, 10 Academy St., Cold SpringSATURDAY JAN. 15MICHELLE LE BLANC8:30pm The Hudson House, 2 Main St., Cold SpringMONDAY JAN. More...

Synagogue and Theatre Screen Heir to an Execution

At 4pm on Sunday, January 23, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue, together with the Philipstown Depot Theatre, will present a screening of Heir to an Execution, a personal documentary film by Ivy Meeropol about her journey to connect with her family t More...

‘Beacon Teen Reflections’ at RiverWinds

RiverWinds gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is celebrating its annual show by the art students at Beacon High School, Beacon. Beacon is known for its community of artists and many of these are young talented artists in high school. More...

Schools

PV Schools Take On Communication Initiative

The Putnam Valley School Board’s January 6 work session was all about communication. Interim Superintendent Dr. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Sworn in by Ossining H.S. Students

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef at her Inauguration Ceremony at Ossining High School as she is sworn in for a new term representing the residents of the 90th Assembly District. More...

Letters to the Editor

U.S. Constitution: A Must Read for All

To the Editor: For the first time in the history of our country, The United States Constitution was read aloud on the floor of the House of Representatives— better 235 years late than never. More...

Reserve Feb. 10, 11 to Help Save Lives

To the Editor: The December 26th blizzard resulted in over 2,000 lost blood donations and another storm is predicted this week, further threatening the blood supply. More...

Acknowledging All Who Supported Hospice’s Tree of Life

To the Editor: More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Theresa J. Dul

Theresa J. Dul, 89 years old, formerly a 10-year resident of Fishkill, died peacefully on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck. More...

Mary Marguerite ‘Judy’ Fitzpatrick

Mary Marguerite “Judy” Fitzpatrick, age 86, a resident of 68 Chestnut St., died on January 8 at Field Home-Holy Comforter in Cortlandt Manor after a long illness. More...

Mary Manzoiello

Mary Manzoeillo, 57, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family and beloved dog Cowboy on January 9, 2011. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Due to the anticipated snow storm this week, we are publishing a day early—on Tuesday instead of Wednesday. Stay safe and warm, and try to enjoy the winter weather as it graces the highlands. More...

New Countywide Day of Service Will Honor King

Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Federal King Holiday, The Volunteer Center of United Way is launching the first-ever county-wide Day of Service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, on Saturday, January 15, 2011. More...

Winter Programs to Offer Fun and Creativity

A new program beginning at the Library on January 24 at 3:30pm will be Creative Recycling. More...

Health

Flu Clinic Scheduled for Next Week

Residents seeking a flu shot to ward off a bout with the influenza outbreak in Putnam will have to wait until next week. Wednesday’s clinic was postponed due to the latest winter storm and was rescheduled for Jan. 18 with a snow day for Jan. More...

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