May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local ‘Golden Boy’ Works to Support Wounded Warrior

Haldane High School Senior Christopher Junjulas is a remarkable young man. More...

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A bouquet of flowers was placed at the Putnam monument in Carmel commemorating the September 11 attacks. A card attached to the flowers called Osama bin Laden an SOB while wishing Chris Blackwell, one of eight Putnam heroes who died on 9/11, to RIP. More...

Philipstown Notice:

Town-Wide Cleanup Day

Saturday, May 14 From 8am to 2pm, at the Garrison Volunteer Firehouse, residents only, and a driver’s license, tax bill or other proof of residency must be presented upon arrival at the site. More...

Haldane Nine Grabs Win in Cooperstown

Rout Bronxville 11-4 at Doubleday Field

Haldane’s baseball team put their 1-4 start in the rear view mirror by going 3-1 for the week, capped by an 11-4 rout of Bronxville in a game played at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown this past Sunday. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Mark Your Calendar – Meetings This Week

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Leibell Lawyer Disses Letter Writers

Vincent Leibell’s attorney has dismissed virtually all the letters urging a full prison sentence for the disgraced former state senator as coming “from the overwrought, the discontented and the venomous.” In an April 28 filing of 46 More...

Schools

Vassar Offers Weekend Campus Walking Tours

Free walking tours of the historic Vassar College campus will be held on May 7, 14, and 28, at both 10am and 1pm on each day. The May 7 and May 14 tours will be led by Colton Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English. More...

Gardening GUSTO

Pinky-Purple Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

This week’s column is mostly recipe. More...

Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day is Saturday

Children of all ages are invited to Putnam’s 6th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day on Saturday from 10am to 2pm at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services facility on the Donald Smith Campus in Carmel. More...

Commentary

Cunningham’s Corner

Let us remember that eight of those victims come from Putnam County, friends and neighbors, fathers and sons, husbands and brothers.

I think it’s the spontaneity that struck me first: People gathering at Ground Zero, and outside the White House, chanting, singing, some waving flags. More...

Perspectives

The Great Washout of Indian Brook Road, Up Close and Personal

All roads are not created - or maintained - equally, as we all know.

I live at the top of Indian Brook Road in Garrison, and as you know, the road washed out completely as it descends towards Route 9 over a month ago. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Laurel Mazzuca to Wed Justin Elmendorf

Mr. and Mrs. William Mazzuca of Cold Spring, New York, announce the engagement of their daughter Laurel Larissa to Justin David Elmendorf, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Elmendorf of Nanuet, New York. More...

Sports News

Highlanders Open 2011 Campaign with a Loss, then a Win

The 2011 edition of Philipstown’s 7th-8th grade Highlanders travel lacrosse team began this year’s campaign two weeks ago on a rainy, wind-swept Saturday at the Garrison Middle School field against a tough and proven Cortlandt squad. More...

Philipstown Soccer Teams Have Strong Week

The Philipstown Dragons (GU-12) had a fantastic game of soccer at St. Basil’s Field, with many incredible contributions by all the players. More...

It’s Spring in Cold Spring  Free Access 

Spend a memorable May 14 in Cold Spring-on-Hudson

“It’s Spring in Cold Spring!”  More...

Philipstown Zoning Law Unanimously Approved  Free Access 

Decision receives standing ovation; Conservation Advisory Council is now a board

In a coda to years of debate and analysis, the Philipstown Town Board has unanimously approved the new zoning law. More...

Philipstown Zoning Law Set for Adoption

Decades-Long Impact; Enforcement is Key

After years of study and months of sometimes acrimonious debate, the proposed Philipstown Zoning Law is set to be approved Thursday night by the Town Board. The meeting begins at 8 p.m. in Town Hall. More...

Despite Surplus, Taxes Going Up

Increase lowest in 9 years, major projects to move forward

For only the second time in almost 8 years, the Village of Cold Spring’s General Fund will have an estimated surplus of $101,000, leaving the General Fund till with $144,735 at end of this fiscal year on May 31. More...

Go See The GreenPlan Map

Renderings depict future of village sites

The Cold Spring Special Board for the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) met on Thursday night at the Village Hall to plan for the public unveiling of their vision for three village properties that are close to the hearts of area resident More...

Putnam Flunks State of the Air Report

Once again Putnam County has joined its neighbors in Westchester, Dutchess, and Orange counties by receiving a failing grade when it comes to air quality. More...

The Lady Who Made Boscobel’s House & Garden Possible

Boscobel House has become such a feature of the Garrison landscape that few realize it has only stood on the bluff overlooking Constitution Marsh for a span of two generations. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Lakeland Offers Multiple Opportunities for Voter Registration

The Lakeland Central School District will hold local voter registration for the school district budget and trustee vote on May 10 from 3pm - 7pm at Van Cortlandtville, Elementary School, 3100 East Main St., Mohegan Lake Registration is also available More...

Arts and Entertainment

Cherry Festival: Celebrating the Blossoms of Spring

A DAY TRIP FROM PUTNAM

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of the loveliest sites in a New York borough already known for its up-and-coming, charming neighborhoods. More...

25 Years of Shakespeare on the Hudson

HUDSON VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival invites loyal fans young and old to celebrate all things theatrical on Saturday, June 11, for its 25th Anniversary Benefit. More...

New Outdoor Sculpture at Levine Art Center

PUTNAM ARTS COUNCIL

Collaborative Concepts@ The Putnam Arts Council is a partnership program for facilitating art at the Council’s Belle Levine Art Center campus in Mahopac. More...

Community

Breakfast Kicks Off 2011 Putnam Chamber Expo

Two hundred people celebrated business and business people in Putnam County at last Wednesday’s kickoff to the Shop Putnam Business & Home Expo in Mahopac. More...

10th Annual Audubon Dinner Honors Ralph Odell

Saturday, April 9, inaugurated the spring for the Putnam Highland Audubon Society attendees. The event was buzzing with excitement. More...

Religious Services

UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES OF COLD SPRING & SOUTH HIGHLAND (Garrison) 265-3365 South Highland UMC, More...

Letters to the Editor

Corruption in Putnam County

To the Editor: The extent of corruption in Putnam County that’s been revealed by the Leibell affair is mind boggling-- an old adage comes to mind: “we hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to office.” More...

Did Shea Consult with Them?

To the Editor: More...

Clarification from the Hudson Highlands Pipe Band

To the Editor: More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

The big news on Main Street is that Bravo TV is in Cold Spring filming a new reality show involving an artistic competition. 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...

Health

It Isn’t Easy Breathing Green

Allergy season has arrived, and kids as well as adults are suffering

Pollen: In the Hudson Valley it’s unavoidable right now. No matter where you look, sidewalks, streets, cars, and anything else left standing outside for more than a few hours is coated with a dusting of pale green. More...

Choosing a Birthing Experience in the Hudson Valley

HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is celebrating MomstoBe with a day full of activities designed to help prospective mothers make the right decisions when choosing their birthing experience. More...

Learn About Child Safety, Weight Loss or Blood Management

PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER

Free Child Safety Seat Checks/Installations More...

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