November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Election Day 2011  Free Access 

Democratic sweep in Philipstown

Dems sweep Town Council races, supervisor post; Council will now be entirely controlled by Democrats. Republicans vow to continue scrutiny. More...

Putnam Valley: Tendy and Oliverio Prevail, Cobb Takes Highway  Free Access 

Town Board Race is a Squeaker

Come January Putnam Valley will have much the same government it enjoys now, but with a few key exceptions. More...

Veterans’ Hall of Fame Ceremony Is Thursday

Putnam County’s inaugural Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony is planned for Thursday evening in Carmel. More...

Blue Devils Win Section Titles

It started with the boys cross country team easily running past an over-matched field, and ended with the girls soccer team shutting down Solomon Schechter for the second time this season. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Election Day 2011  Free Access 

Democratic sweep in Philipstown

Dems sweep Town Council races, supervisor post; Council will now be entirely controlled by Democrats. Republicans vow to continue scrutiny. More...

Putnam Valley: Tendy and Oliverio Prevail, Cobb Takes Highway  Free Access 

Town Board Race is a Squeaker

Come January Putnam Valley will have much the same government it enjoys now, but with a few key exceptions. More...

Odell wins for County Executive  Free Access 

Big win, expected, over Schneider

Odell defeated Alan Schneider by a 62 percent to 37 percent margin of victory Tuesday to become Putnam's first woman chief executive. More...

Schools

Philipstown Recreation Department News

Phone: 424-4618 Fax: 424-4686. Website: philipstownrecreation.com F.I.S.H. Phone: 424-4669. For your convenience registration forms are available at the Philipstown Town Clerk’s Office. PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMSCommunity Center More...

Community

Talk of Our Town

For all you numbers buffs out there, 11/11/11 at 11 a.m. should be a great time to do something meaningful. More...

Religious Services

PHILIPSTOWN REFORM SYNAGOGUE P.O. Box 94 Cold Spring, NY 10516All Discussions & Services led by Rabbi Michael Rothbaum for information, email philipstownreformsynagogue@gmail.com or call 845-265-8011. More...

Volunteers Honored for Renovation Work on Domestic Violence Shelter

Garrison residents James Platz and Michael Carano, with friends Phil Guttridge of Fishkill and Ken Buxton of Ridgewood, NJ, were honored with the Helping Hands Recognition for their extraordinary volunteer services to Safe Homes of Orange County, at More...

Briefly Noted

Family Bonfire Night at Boscobel

It’s getting cold outside, but Boscobel is warming up the place and inviting everyone to gather around a traditional bonfire for old-fashioned, fun, food and festivities. More...

Bullying Prevention Comes to Haldane

On Thursday, November 10th at 7 p.m. in the Music Room, the Haldane Central School District will host a bullying prevention panel. Putnam District Attorney Adam Levy has initiated a series of panel discussions across Putnam County. More...

In Flanders Fields

Canadian poet John Mc- Crae wrote the famed poem “In Flanders Fields,” after his experience as a field surgeon at the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915. More...

Breaking News - 11/13/2011 9:29 PM

VOLLEYBALL ADVANCES TO FINAL FOUR, FOOTBALL TEAM FALLS  Free Access 

The post season ride continued for one of Haldane's squads, but ended for another on Friday, as the volleyball team defeated Shelter Island while the football team fell to Chester. More...

Breaking News - 11/11/2011 11:40 AM

Dutchess Mayor Takes on Hayworth for 2012  Free Access 

Matt Alexander Vows to Challenge Republican Freshman

Today Matt Alexander, the Mayor of Wappingers Falls, announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress in New York's 19th District, the seat currently occupied by newcomer Dr. Nan Hayworth. More...

ODELL SWORN IN  Free Access 

Pataki Administers Oath of Office

Putnam County's 5th county executive was sworn in this morning in Carmel when Mary Ellen Odell took her oath of office from former Gov. and Garrison resident George Pataki. More...

Odell wins for County Executive  Free Access 

Big win, expected, over Schneider

Odell defeated Alan Schneider by a 62 percent to 37 percent margin of victory Tuesday to become Putnam's first woman chief executive. More...

Moms + Music = MotherLode Trio

The MotherLode Trio is about as home-grown Philipstown as you can get. More...

Cold Spring Chamber Hosts Its 18th Annual Halloween Costume Parade

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce finally got to hold their 18th Annual Halloween Costume Parade on Saturday, Nov. 4th, on Main St. in Cold Spring at 4:30 p.m. More...

Kayaks to Snowshoes: Cold Spring Company Will Outfit You

Doing Business in Philipstown

For those wanting, needing, loving fresh air, visual beauty, and invigorating exercise, Hudson Valley Outfitters in Cold Spring is gearing-up for the cooler months ahead, leaving no excuse for any of us to stay put. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Odell wins for County Executive  Free Access 

Big win, expected, over Schneider

Odell defeated Alan Schneider by a 62 percent to 37 percent margin of victory Tuesday to become Putnam's first woman chief executive. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Murray at the Marina

Sculptor James Murray shows at the Marina Gallery, 153 Main Street, Cold Spring, in a one-man exhibition. Recent works, scaled as high as 84 inches, are stacked wood sections and cut from lime stone blocks with elements of steel bracing. More...

Live Music Calendar

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10ROB SCHEPS / JOHN STOWELLThe Silver Spoon, 124 Main Street, Cold Springsilverspooncoldspring.comFRIDAY NOVEMBER 11THE TRAPPSHowland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, BeaconHowlandculturalcent More...

Cultural Events

CHAPEL OF OUR LADY RESTORATION 45 Market St., Cold Spring 265-5537 chapelrestoration.orgSun Nov 13 More...

Perspectives

Gardening GUSTO

Dinosaur Kale Chips

Kale is one of those items rarely mentioned in refined circles, so imagine my surprise when I spotted an iteration of it in a fancy New York City grocery store. More...

Letters to the Editor

Putnam County Emergency Operations Center

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Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots

To the Editor: The Putnam/Westchester counties Toys for Tots program is now getting under way. For more information contact Bill Lewis, Coordinator at 845-528-7987 or blbb64usmc@yahoo.com. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Leon A. Pralatowski, Sr.

Leon A. Pralatowski, Sr., age 93, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born April 28, 1918, in Cold Spring, he was the son of the late Leon A. More...

Sports News

Breaking News - 11/13/2011 9:29 PM

VOLLEYBALL ADVANCES TO FINAL FOUR, FOOTBALL TEAM FALLS  Free Access 

The post season ride continued for one of Haldane's squads, but ended for another on Friday, as the volleyball team defeated Shelter Island while the football team fell to Chester. More...

Hawks Fly Higher Than Eagles

Certain games and opponents over the years get stuck in football players’ heads and don’t seem to go away. Two years ago the Hawks took on the Hyde Park Eagles and lost a hard-hitting game by two touchdowns. More...

Jr. Pee Wee Hawks Fall to Highland in Season Finale

On Sunday, November 6th, the Philipstown Jr. Pee Wee Hawks completed their season on the road at the Highland Huskies. The Hawks were looking for their second win of the season versus Highland but the ball didn’t bounce their way this day. More...

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