April 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Pain at the Pump in Putnam

No matter where you travel in Putnam County lately, the conversation centers on the pain at the pump. More...

Garrison 8th Graders Hang Loose in ‘Much Ado’

On Friday, April 8, the Gar­rison eighth grade performed Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, at the Garrison Union Free School.   More...

Road Repairs Slam Budget

40% Increase Presented in Nelsonville

The Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees held a Bud­get Hearing on Monday night and presented their 2011 pre­liminary budget of $558, 885, a 40% increase of $162,167 over the $396,718 budget of 2010. More...

 

Civics and Politics

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - MEETINGS THIS WEEK

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Putnam County Office for The Aging Computer Learning Center for Seniors

It’s that time again when Senior residents interested in learning about computers can register for a variety of classes being offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at two locations: Wil­liam Koehler Senior Center, Route 6, Mahopac, More...

Schools

Student Artist Takes Gold

Haldane student Forrest Ryzy-Ryski is a local hero following his first place finish in the Putnam Arts Council’s Emerging Artists Exhibit at the Belle Levine Art Center, in Mahopac. More...

Photo of the Week

“Daddy’s Little Girl”

Rich Tomlins and his adorable daughter enjoy the simple pleasure of an afternoon together, complete with 70 degree weather, birds chirping, sunshine and the first buds on the trees which line Main St More...

Spring Cleanup and Lyme Disease Awareness

Spring is here, which means it’s time for New Yorkers to take precautions to protect themselves from Lyme disease. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of infected deer ticks. Ticks cannot fly or jump. More...

Commentary

Vincent Leibell: The Tip of an Utterly Corrupt Iceberg

Are We the People really expected to believe that, with Mr. More...

I am Perplexed

Things in life perplex me these days. I am a Libra. We Libras pride ourselves on be­ing somewhat logical when it comes to the thought process. More...

Leibell’s Leniency Plea

Argues for Probation, House Arrest, & Community Service

Disgraced Sen. Vincent Leibell should not receive prison time when he’s sen­tenced next month on federal corruption charges, his lawyer argued in an 85-page filing that cited Leibell’s lengthy record of public service on various fronts. More...

Changing The Locks

Argument Continues Between Mayor and Firefighters

What started off, and was about to end, as a congenial and informative Tuesday night workshop meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board on April 19, took a sudden and unex­pected turn when volunteer firefighters and Mayor Seth Gallagher careened into More...

Haldane Talent Show—Don’t Miss It

The Annual Haldane High School Talent Show will be held this Friday, April 29, in the Haldane Auditorium starting at 7pm.  A good time will be had by all enjoying performances from many of the high school students AND Haldane staff and fac­ulty. More...

Softball Team Downs Hendrick Hudson 7-3

Only win during a tough week for Haldane’s teams spot

Haldane’s softball team opened their League 1-B schedule with a gritty 7-3 win over visiting Class A Hendrick Hudson. More...

Cold Spring Notice:

The Village of Cold Spring Highway Department will pick up bagged leaves and yard debris at the curbside on the first Wednesday of the month. Plastic or paper bags should be placed at the curbside on Tuesday evening after 4pm. More...

Cold Spring Notice:

The Village of Cold Spring Highway Department asks residents to securely wrap broken glass and other sharp items to protect our workers. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

The Playwright of Parrott Street

Sharr White is a smart and earnest westerner who came to New York to make his mark on the theater world. More...

Author Sam Lipsyte at Sunset Series

The Sunset Reading Series is pleased to announce the first reading of the 2011 sea­son. More...

Franciscan Fundraiser Hosts Best-Selling Writers

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are hosting their second annual Sunset on the Hudson cocktail party on Thursday, May 12 at 6:30pm at Xaviars on the Hudson, 71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers. More...

Community

VFW Offers Leadership/Scholarship Applications to Haldane Seniors

For the past five years the James Harvey Hustis Post has given a Leader­ship Scholarship Award of $1,000 to an outstanding graduating senior from the June Graduating Class of Haldane High School. More...

Lions Host Philipstown Seniors Dinner on Saturday

Attention Philipstown Se­niors: Saturday April 30 is the Senior Citizens Spring Dinner sponsored by the Cold Spring Lions Club. The dinner is at 5:30pm at the Methodist Church, 216 Main Street, in Cold Spring. Please join us! More...

Philipstown Relay for Life Wants YOU; Join Now

The Philipstown Relay for Life needs teams: The very first American Cancer Society Relay for life in our com­munity will take place on Saturday, June 4, from 10am to 10pm at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Gross

Barbara Gross, 65, of Car­mel, died peacefully in her home April 23 following a valiant fight against cancer. Barbara was born on Nov. 28, 1945, in New York City to the late Evelyn and Leon­ard Marks. More...

Barbara Cahill

Barbara Cahill, 80 years old, a resident of Fishkill, formerly of Cold Spring and Peekskill, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh. More...

Marie Veronica Brennan Gorges

Marie Veronica Brennan Gorges, formerly of Cold Spring, passed away peace­fully on March 24, 2011 at Apple Rehabilitation Center in Mystic, CT, surrounded by her family. She was 92 years old. Marie was predeceased by her former husband, George M. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

A pril showers bring May flowers, so we are overdue for some brilliant spring days any time now. Enjoy the colorful blooms on Main Street as you patron­ize our Cold Spring businesses. More...

Motorists Cited for Failure to Move Over

State Police kept their prom­ise, and as a result nearly 200 motorists who traveled through Putnam County last week will answer summonses for failing to abide by the recent Ambrose- Searles “Move Over Act.” More...

Route 9 Building Demolished

Over the past several years a small white wood frame building on Route 9 just across the street from The Stadium restaurant was a source of heated discussion as business owner Kevin Jones attempted to navigate various personal and institutional objec More...

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