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Getting Down to Business

Putting Philipstown’s New Zoning Law into Practice

On Wednesday night, while most of the Philipstown public was watching the President speak about the war in Afghanistan, a stalwart group of 30 citizens gathered in the Cold Spring VFW Hall to learn about the new zoning law. More...

July 4th Weekend:

Parade, Fireworks and More

On Sunday, July 3, Cold Spring will host its annual Community Day celebration, complete with parade, vendors, food, music, and fireworks. More...

Movie Night Draws 700

On Sunday night, some 700 people turned out at Dockside Park for the opening of the Cold Spring Film Society Summer Film Series 2011. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Special Board Hears Village Garage Ideas; Boutique Hotel?

COLD SPRING SPECIAL BOARD

The Comprehensive Plan Special Board in its Thursday night meeting devoted 60 minutes to “Village Garage Concepts” as it discussed possible options for this important Cold Spring site, including one idea for a music complex and boutique h More...

Highway Department Re-Opens Section of Indian Brook Road

In a previous press release the Philipstown Highway Department announced a section of Indian Brook Road was closed due to severe damage caused by rainstorms in March 2011. More...

Village of Nelsonville Meeting Busy, but Routine

On Monday night, June 20, the Village of Neslonville Board of Trustees met in the Village Courthouse for their monthly meeting. More...

Community

Philipstown Republicans Gain Independence and Conservative Endorsements

For the first time in Philipstown, the endorsed local candidates of Philipstown’s Republican Committee are also endorsed by both the Independence Party and the Conservative Party. More...

Gather at Gorgeous Glynwood for Historical Society Lawn Party

One of the Hudson Valley’s most beautiful and historic properties is the venue for the Putnam County Historical Society’s 2011 Lawn Party on July 9 from 5 to 7 pm. More...

Religious Services

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

Perspectives

Lincoln, Churchill, Roosevelt: Saving the Future

On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the Civil War. Four score years later in April 1945, the Allied coalition in Europe effectively strangled the Nazi war machine. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Philip A. Dailey, Jr.

Philip A. Dailey, Jr., 88, a lifelong resident of CrotononHudson, NY, passed away at Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care. Philip was born on September 27, 1927, to the late Philip and Helen Dailey of Croton. He attended Croton schools. More...

Briefly Noted

~TALK of our TOWN~

With upwards of 700 people having come to Dockside on Sunday for the first free movie night of the summer, the prospects are great for next Sunday, when Cold Spring celebrates Community Day. More...

Cop from Patterson Pleads Guilty to Perjury

A 14-year member of the NYPD residing in Patterson has copped a guilty plea for lying under oath and conducting unlawful searches and seizures in Manhattan. More...

Joyful End To A Difficult Journey for Former Drug Addicts in Putnam

Six residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some thought was the impossible. More...

Garrison Firefighters:

‘We’re Effective, Not Efficient’

The report on Philipstown’s fire and emergency medical services continues to reverberate. More...

Healthy Hair, Healthy Skin and All Natural Ingredients

From the outside, the Cold Spring Apothecary at 49 Main Street looks as if it could have been there for 100 years or more. There’s a distinct Dickensian feel to the windowpanes and the stoop. More...

Another Milestone in the Valley

June has been a month of milestones in Putnam Valley. The school district celebrated its 75th anniversary on June 18, and the high school, built just ten years ago, has now observed its eighth commencement. More...

Haldane Junior Raises $2,000 for Habitat for Humanity

Haldane junior Orianna Pavlik raised $2,052 for Habitat for Humanity New York City for this year’s Unity Build/Paint-a-thon June 17, where she volunteered to help refurbish New York City Housing Authority’s Seward Park Community Center on More...

How Safe Is Church Street?

Church Street families are concerned about their children’s safety, and say speeding traffic poses a hazard. Church, by most appearances, is a cozy little street in Cold Spring with flowers growing profusely in the yards. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Holiday Happenings at Hudson Valley Shakespeare

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is celebrating July 4th with great theater, wine tastings and fun activities. Order tickets today at hvshakespeare.org. June 30 - The Comedy of Errors. More...

A Taste of Improv at the Chapel

Adam Rudolph and Joseph Bowie will be performing as the duo “Igbo” at the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, 45 Market Street in Cold Spring, on Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 pm. More...

Live Musec CALENDAR

THURSDAY JUNE 30 KARAOKE NIGHT Whistling Willie’s 184 Main St., Cold Spring FRIDAY JULY 1 TENBROOKS MOLLY Henry’s at the Inn on the Hudson 634 Main St., Peekskill SATURDAY JULY 2 More...

Schools

Heat, Hockey, and a ‘Honey-Do’ List

HALDANE SCHOOL BOARD

Closing out the academic year, which officially ends on June 30, the Haldane Board of Education had a full agenda of activity last Tuesday. More...

Haldane Gets Gift from First Lady’s Let’s Move Campaign

Haldane completed the first year of its Farm to School initiative and received a gift from First Lady Michelle Obama’s national Let’s Move campaign. More...

Independence Day Celebrations

Cold Spring Community Day On Sunday, July 3, Cold Spring will host its annual Community Day celebration, complete with parade, vendors, food, music, and fireworks. More...

Commentary

Cunningham’s Corner

Putnam County and the Course of a Nation

In the history of our nation, I’m fascinated by how often Putnam County is intertwined with the fate of the country, even going back to its earliest days. More...

Sports News

No Rest for the Weary

Off Season Programs, Multi-Team Demands Make School Sports a 12 Month Grind

You would think summer would be a time for Haldane’s athletes to catch their breath, decompress a bit and, well, just rest. More...

Little League Giants Wrap Up 10 and 4 Season

In an exciting Minor League Championship game on June 21, the Giants suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Yankees. More...

Hospital is Big Winner at Golf Tourney

With a team score of 59, John Burich, David Harrison, Mike Rostanza, and Rick Farrow, pictured here, were the Flight A first place winners at the recent Putnam Hospital Center Golf Tournament sponsored by Northeastern Anesthesia Services and held at More...

Weekly Poll

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