June 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ticket Dodgers Draw Booting Law

Maybe you should think twice before tearing-up that next parking ticket! More...

Fishing Derby Mission:

Teach a Kid to Fish

“Teach a Kid to Fish” is the motto on the Garrison Fish and Game Club’s (GFGC) banner for the annual Charles Polhemus Sr Memorial Fishing Derby. More...

Dul, Mackey Shine at Haldane

Paul Mackey is the Haldane High School 2011 Salutatorian. He will be attending Cornell University in the fall studying Applied Economics and Management. More...

Challenger to Odell Emerges

Schneider to Carry Banner for Dems

Putnam will have a county executive’s race after all! More...

 

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 Putnam Valley Regular Town Board Meeting, 7 pm Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop, 7:30 pm Garrison UFS Workshop Meeting, 7:30 pm THURSDAY, JUNE 16 Putnam Valley Board of Ed Business Meeting, 7 pm Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals, More...

Happy Birthday Putnam County

Putnam County celebrated its 199th birthday last Friday with plans full speed ahead for the county’s bicentennial celebration next June 12. More...

Prevention Funding Cuts Called Catastrophic

Underage drinking continues to plague Putnam County and two representatives of the National Council on Alcoholism and the Communities that Care Coalition traveled to Albany last week urging state officials to reconsider plans to reduce substance abus More...

Community

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE Conservative Synagogue 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Josh Wohl More...

34 Confirmed at Loretto

Thirty-four 8th grade students of the Our Lady of Loretto Parish Faith Formation Program celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Loretto Church on Wednesday, June 8th at 4 pm. More...

From the Chamber

New Thinking, Working Together

The Blue Moon Cruise on the River Rose, Friday, June 17, 2011, departs Cold Spring Boat Club dock promptly at 7 pm for a 4-hour adventure. Stop by Hudson House for our Bon Voyage party. Dinner, DJ, Dancing, Open Bar. More...

Perspectives

Smith: Back Secure Communities

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent decision to suspend New York State’s participation in the Federal Secure Communities program makes no sense, is not based on solid facts or sound logic, and will ultimately make New York State less safe. More...

Letters to the Editor

What is Truly Ridiculous

To the Editor: More...

Marriage Equality Healthy for Society

To the Editor: New York is one of the preeminent economies in the world and attracting talent that could go elsewhere has led big-name Republican donors such as Paul Singer, Clifford Asness and Steven Cohen to support Marriage Equality in order to gi More...

Knox & Gay Marrige

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Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

Congratulations to all of the Haldane graduates whose photos appear in this issue. In next week’s issue we will celebrate high school graduates from Putnam Valley and other area schools from which area seniors will be graduating. More...

Motorcycles Stolen

A Garrison man is facing felony grand larceny charges stemming from the theft of three motorcycles. More...

Body Found in Putnam

Police on the town and county level are checking missing persons reports this week to determine if a body found in a wooded area off Dingle Ridge Road near the Putnam- Westchester line matched the description of the remains. More...

Tension Marks Fire Meet

Maybe it was the 90-plusdegree temperature or maybe it was the presence of so many seasoned firefighters in one space, but the atmosphere in the Philipstown Community Center on Wednesday was anything but cool. More...

Hundreds Turn Out for Festival of St. Anthony

“Hizzoner” is a very good sport.

On Friday night at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Cold Spring’s Mayor Seth Gallagher got really wet, but he also proved unequivocally that “Hizzoner” is a very good sport. More...

Garrison’s Goldee Greene

“Wavelet after wavelet of talent” is how Goldee Greene describes the arts scene here in Philipstown; everywhere you turn, it seems, you run into someone who’s actively involved with the arts. More...

Dul, Mackey Shine at Haldane

Tess Dul is the Haldane High School 2011 Valedictorian. She has been an outstanding scholar throughout her years at Haldane. More...

Hayworth Tours Cold Spring

Rep. Nan Hayworth said during a tour of Cold Spring and the West Point Foundry Preserve that historical and natural attractions like the Hudson River waterfront can spur economic development and jobs. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Scheps Core-tet Offers Jazz at the Chapel

THE CHAPEL OF OUR LADY RESTORATION

The Rob Scheps Core-tet will appear at The Chapel Restoration on Sunday afternoon, June 26, at 4. More...

Evening of All-Star Blues

BOSCOBEL

Attention outdoor summer concert fans: there’s a new music milieu in town, one which Hudson Valley Magazine readers voted “Best Outdoor Venue for Concerts & Plays” two years running. More...

Howland Heads to Manhattan

On Thursday, June 23, The Howland Cultural Center is sponsoring another splendid day trip, this time to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, featuring a great selection of exhibits: Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty”- a display of McQueen&rsquo More...

Schools

Build a Float

The Cold Spring Village Community Day Parade will have a new participant this year—the first ever FLOAT, created by community members at Garrison Art Center. More...

Summer Adventures Begin in July for Kids

Local instructor Frank Ortega has taught workshops at Haldane and Garrison schools, and the Desmond-Fish Library. More...

Haldane Class of 2011

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Commentary

Cunningham’s Corner

Baseball, the Airlines and the Scandals

Last week I listened to two of the Yankees games, the series with the Red Sox, on the radio. Can you beat a summer night and baseball? I’m thinking not – especially considering that good radio announcing can be a treat. More...

Albany DISPATCHES

Philipstown Zoning Redux The sometimes dry issues of zoning and land use are anything but in Philipstown, and the latest fracas involves twin state Senate and Assembly bills (S4554B and A347A) that would give property owners “vested rights&rdq More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip Vartanian Memorial Gathering

On Sunday June 19, 2011, from 2 to 5 pm, a memorial gathering will be held for Phil, at his home in Cold Spring, 167 Highland Road. Please bring a favorite memory in writing, to be read aloud or added to a memorial log for our son, Ben. More...

Sports News

Haldane’s Run Ends in Extra Inning Loss in State Final

8th Inning Homer Crushes Blue Devils' Championship Hopes

It looked like Haldane's Lady Blue Devils were going to escape yet another jam, thanks to the second major base running gaffe by an Elmira-Notre Dame player of the day. More...

It's Not Just About Lacrosse

Judy Colamarino showed concern late in the afternoon and it rippled through the grill men at this year’s PLAY Day. More...

Downstate 13U Volleyball Captures Second Straight Regional championship

The local Downstate 13U volleyball squad captured the regional championship for a second year in a row at Powerzone Volleyball Facility in Denville, NJ in late April. After a season ranked at No. 2, the Downstate team saved its best for last. More...

Weekly Poll

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