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Senator Parleys With Philipstown Board

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

On Thursday night, NY State Senator Greg Ball stopped in at the Town of Philipstown meeting to present a legislative update to the Board of Trustees and the citizens of Philipstown who had turned out in large numbers to hear him speak. More...

Yum Yum at Moo Moo’s

Doing Business in Philip stown

Last week we visited Alexi Katsetos, the smiling, upbeat entrepreneur who owns and operates the newest ice cream emporium in Cold Spring, Moo Moo’s Creamery, on the day before his 26th birthday. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

EVENING MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 106:00pm – Putnam Valley Town Board Work Session7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop 8:00pm – Cold Spring Historic Dist Review Board THURSDAY AUGUST 117:00pm - Philipstown North Highland Fire District Regular Wo More...

Arts and Entertainment

What’s New at Garrison Art Center?

GARRISON ART CENTER

The Garrison Art Center’s fall gallery season begins early, Aug. 12, with two exciting shows. “Art Books” will open in the Balter Gallery. More...

Live Music Calendar

THURSDAY AUGUST 11ROB SCHEPS / Francesca Tanksey DuoThe Silver Spoon | 124 Main St., Cold Springsilverspooncoldspring.comSATURDAY AUGUST 13MARK VON EMWhistling Willie’s, 184 Main Street, Cold Springwhistlingwillies.comSUNDAY AUGUST 14 More...

Dancing & Swinging Under the Stars

The West Point Band’s Jazz Knights will be performing music by some of the most famous jazz orchestras in history on Sunday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Trophy Point Amphitheatre. More...

Perspectives

Cunningham’s Corner

Falling Stocks, And Football Rituals

It’s hard not to think we are in a surreal time. Monday, President Obama sought to reassure the markets that the United States would always be a “AAA country.” The markets promptly fell more. More...

Who Eats Carrot Tops?

Gardening GUSTO

The immediate reaction was: “Darn it! There goes the neighborhood!” Lazing on a big green cucumber leaf was a quarter-inch yellow and black striped beetle that would soon create havoc among the vines. More...

Choose Your Role Models Wisely

Usually the right ones are found around the corner, not around the web

In less than a month, the NFL returns as part of our Sunday routine. Opening day, packed house, team colors splashed everywhere—it’s what every sports fan loves. Then, you watch that first play from scrimmage. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Esther Baumgarten

Esther Baumgarten of Cold Spring passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on August 3, 2011. More...

Walter O’Dell

Walter O’Dell, 66, of Lake Ariel, PA, died Friday morning in North East Regional Hospice of Scranton, PA, following an illness. His wife is the former Elaine E. Noble. They were married on October 6, 1973. More...

Police Blotter

Police Investigate Vandalism Spree in Cold Spring

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department personnel and Cold Spring Police are investigating a vandalism spree that occurred over the weekend at a home on Maple Terrace in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Baseball Camp

High Fiving coach after a successful outfield throwing drill. More...

Wanted: Tiny Mite Warriors

Scan the photo on page one. Look closely into their eyes. Don’t be scared: they are an elite unit of Philipstown fighters. United. Unafraid. Unstoppable. Does your child have what it takes to be one of them? More...

Fall Baseball Signups Begin

Baseball season in the fall has started again. Our Philipstown 10 and under team had a very successful year in 2010, finishing with a record of 9-1! More...

Second Camper Bitten By Poisonous Snake At Summer Camp  Free Access 

Watch for copperheads in Philipstown

For the second time this summer, a young camper has been bitten by a poisonous snake at the Surprise Lake Camp in the North Highlands section of Philipstown and has lived to tell the tale. A 15-year-old male camper was airlifted by a STAT-Flight heli More...

Plaza, Post Office Head to Expansion

COLD SPRING PLANNING BOARD

While the Cold Spring Planning Board awaits the official architectural site plan to be presented at their September board meeting, the Foodtown store in Cold Spring appears headed for expansion, with the Post Office staying in the plaza but moving to More...

Haldane Athlete Stars in Hospital Video Spot

The Percacciolo family of Garrison lives on a scenic piece of property not far from the Bear Mountain Bridge. With two active parents—Joe and Kathy—four children, and a grandchild, it’s a busy home. More...

Village Reviewing Health Plan

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

With the national economy sputtering and leaving many Americans scrambling to simply make ends meet, Airinhos Serradas, a member of Cold Spring’s Board of Trustees, is searching for alternative methods of saving the Village money while making t More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Board of Elections Office Reopens After Fire

The Putnam Board of Elections office in Carmel is once again open for business now that underground electrical and telephone cable have been replaced. More...

Community

Don’t miss the Cold Spring Area Chamber’s free concert at the waterfront this Sunday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Live music from band FM Blanket is on the program. More...

Religious Services

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

Friars Name Celebration Honorees

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will host their Eighteenth Annual Sharing Hope Celebration Dinner at The Pierre in New York City on Friday, September 30, at 6:30 p.m. Dinner Chairs are Mr. and Mrs. Brock Saxe of New Canaan, CT. More...

Briefly Noted

Desmond-Fish Sale is Getting Closer

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

Don’t miss the Desmond- Fish Library Book & Media Sale. For Friends of the Desmond Fish Library (and you can join at the Library or through the Library website) there is opening night on Friday, August 19, from 6- 8:30 pm. More...

Census: New Yorkers Fleeing State, and Putnam, in Droves

New Yorkers are leaving the state at an unprecedented rate and Putnam County is losing population, too, according to a new study. More...

Legal Notices Go To Tiny Paper in Eastern Putnam

PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE

The Putnam County Legislature agreed last week in a nearly unanimous vote to deprive eastern Putnam citizens of ready access to legal notices. More...

Health

U.S. News Ranks Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel has been ranked in the New York metropolitan area in U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. More...

Car Show Benefits Hospice Care

On Sunday, August 14, car enthusiasts will have an opportunity to see the very best of classic (pre-1980) cars from around the greater NY area at the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Station on Route 6 in Mahopac. More...

Getting Down to the Wheat of the Matter

Amber’s Gluten-Free Style

A small but notable niche in the food market is providing a business opportunity for Putnam County native Amber McCarthy. More...

Weekly Poll

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