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Property Taxes to Rise 1%

The Cold Spring budget hearing at 7pm on April 7 featured a full dais of trustees and an audience that grew steadily to about 20 community members by the time the meeting was in full swing. More...

Nelsonville Notice:

Royal Carting will be distributing Recycle Only carts in the Village of Nelsonville starting the week of April 18. These 65-gallon carts will be used for their new Single Stream recycling program. More...

Next Stop, Globals: Haldane Wins Big At Destination ImagiNation States

Haldane sent three teams to the Destination ImagiNation NY State Tournament on Saturday, April 2 in Binghamton, NY, and all three won first place in their divisions. More...

Out of Left Field

Mermell, Square Ousted from Special Board in Surprise Vote

Once the April 7 Cold Spring Village Board’s public budget hearing adjourned, the village board moved into its 2011 reorganization meeting, which includes the confirmation of members of various village boards and committees as well as the reass More...

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Cold Spring Seeks Special Board Volunteers

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to serve on the Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan/LWRP. More...

Legislature Proclaims Peers Influence Peers Month

Over the past 17 years the Putnam Valley-based Peers Influence Peers Partnership program has demonstrated both initiative and sophistication in developing proactive media messages against alcohol and drug abuse. More...

Schools

The High Achievers

...Gettysburg College Student CAITLIN McCONVILLE of Cold Spring, a Junior at Gettysburg College is spending the Spring 2011 semester studying in South Africa. More...

Garrison Students Inspire Others; Raise Money for Japan

On Friday, April 8, fifth graders from Patty Klubnick’s Social Studies class at the Garrison School sold cupcakes to the faculty, staff and fellow students raising over $450 to support the American Red Cross’s disaster relief efforts for More...

Children’s Spring Tea at Mount Gulian

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, once again welcomes children and adults to its Children’s Spring Tea on Thursday, April 21, from noon to 2pm. More...

Sports News

Lady Blue Devils Cruise Past Arlington B 7-0

Lisikatos drives in four, picks up win

Fighting off a letdown after their season opening 1-0 win over North Salem, Haldane’s softball needed some prodding from their coach before pulling away for a 7-0 win over visiting Arlington B. More...

Philipstown Soccer League Kicks Off Season

The Philipstown Soccer Club had its home opener this Sunday at St. Basil’s Field. This season’s first game for the U11-boys Cannons was a friendly match against the Pleasantville Sharp Shooters. More...

Philipstown Highlanders Ready to Roll

On Saturday April 9, the 7/8 grade Philipstown Highlanders lacrosse team crossed the bridge to historic West Point to participate in West Point’s Army Lacrosse “Game Day Experience.” This year’s Highlander team consisting of 2 More...

Knights of Columbus Host 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

For the eighth year in a row, the Knights of Loretto Council #536 purchased 1,600 plastic eggs and organized this seasonal event. This year, the Easter Bunny made a surprise appearance to the delight of the children and their families. More...

Who Gets a Key to the Firehouse?

Plus, Lake Erie Boat Captain Takes her Business to Peekskill

The Cold Spring Village board gathered on April 5 at Village Hall for its weekly meeting before an audience of three that later grew to about 12, and it was the last item on the agenda that prompted the most sparks. More...

150 Rally for Gun Rights

Town Holds Off on Weapons Law

In the end, perhaps the Philipstown Town Board and the 150 supporters of the Second Amendment who gathered across the street from Town Hall last Thursday night may not be as far apart as it once seemed. More...

Cold Spring Notice:

The Village of Cold Spring Highway Department will not pick up recyclables on Friday, April 22, 2011. The regular schedule of recycling pickup will resume on Friday, April 29. More...

Haldane Budget is Now Up to the Voters

The Haldane Board of Education met as usual at 7pm on Tuesday, April 5. Dr. Mark Villanti presented his final proposed, $21,630,013 budget for the school year 2011-12, and the board approved it unanimously. More...

Ready, Set, Hunt

The Tots Park in Cold Spring was the place to be on Saturday morning for nearly 120 tots and kids under eight who came to participate in the Annual Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Vocalist Judi Silvano Returns to Jazz Vespers

Jazz vocalist Judi Silvano will appear as featured soloist for Jazz Vespers at First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown this coming Saturday, April 16 at 5:30pm. More...

St. Philip’s Choir Set to Perform Brahms Requiem

On Good Friday evening, April 22, at 7:30pm the choir of St. Philip’s Church in the Highlands in Garrison will perform Johannes Brahms’s masterpiece A German Requiem in the church sanctuary. More...

Free Showing of Rare Pre-Israel History Film

At 7:30pm on May 5, at the First Hebrew Congregation, see “I Was There In Color” including never-before-seen color footage of the Jewish experience in WWII Europe and what was to become the state of Israel. More...

Community

Highland Garden Club Brings Spring to Castle Point

On March 31, as part of the ongoing commitment to our veterans in the nursing home at Castle Point, Catherine Treuter and Susanne VonTiejenhausen of the Highlands Garden Club visited Castle Point. More...

Schulte and Goldsworthy Open the Chapel’s Season

Rolf Schulte, violin, and James Goldsworthy, piano, two internationally known artists, will open the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration’s new music season on Sunday, April 17, at 4. More...

Religious Services

CAPUCHIN YOUTH & FAMILY MINISTRIES 781 Route 9D, Garrison 424-3609 cyfm.org COLD SPRING CHURCH ON THE HILL More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip Haig Vartanian

Philip Haig Vartanian, age 65, of Cold Spring, died on April 6, 2011 at his residence. Born in New York, NY on May 11, 1945 he was the son of the late Geri and Doris (Ross) Vartanian. Mr. More...

Mildred Carey

Mildred Carey, age 98, of Cold Spring, died peacefully April 9, 2011, at Dutchess Rehabilitation and Home Care Center in Pawling. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

Haldane School asked us to print a special acknowledgement of B&L Deli’s kindness in donating the cake for the surprise 90th birthday party they held last week for Sanders “Matty” Matthews. More...

Restaurants Fundraise At Dining Out For Life

On Thursday, April 28, select restaurants will represent the Hudson Valley in Dining Out for Life International, an annual fundraiser for local HIV/AIDS organizations. More...

Loyalty Day Jamboree

at Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park Gypsy Trail Road, Carmel 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1 Parade and Ceremony 11:45 a.m. More...

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