May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Briefly Noted


In last week’s story “Changing the Locks,” about keys to the Cold Spring firehouse, a quote by Mayor Seth Gallagher was rendered incorrectly. More...

Lois Wirz Memorial

At noon on Saturday, May 7, 2011 a memorial service will be held for Lois Wirz at The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring, NY. Donations in her memory may be made to the church. More...

Developing the Future of the Hudson Valley


Each spring the Open Space Institute announces its winners of the Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Awards, given annually to young leaders with the exceptional vision to help develop the future of the Hudson Valley. More...

Regulating Signs in Putnam

Public signs paid for by taxpayer dollars and bearing the name of any county official, appointee, or department head are now taboo in Putnam County. More...

A Note From the Citizens of Philipstown

As the passage of the rezoning law approaches, we wish to thank the Citizens of Philipstown for their interest, efforts and contributions that allowed the unfolding of a genuinely democratic process at all levels of our community. More...

Celebrating Older Americans Month in Putnam

Please join the Putnam County Office for the Aging in celebrating Older Americans Month. More...

The Impact of Hiking the Appalachian Trail


For many people, hiking the Appalachian Trail has a big impact on the rest of their life. Often they turn to the trail at a time of transition. More...

With Budget Done, District Conducts Some Regular Business


President Dave Merandy opened the April 26 Haldane School Board proceedings by presenting a New York State School Board Association (NYSSBA) Achievement Award to Trustee and Cold Spring native, Gillian Thorpe. Superintendent Dr. More...

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