March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Coach Merante Steps Down

A 30-year era of service to Little League ends

For so many in Cold Spring and Nelsonville, John “Jiggum” Merante is a friend, a colleague, a classmate; a familiar face at his wife Carolyn’s Flower Shoppe on Main Street and postman at the Cold Spring Post Office. More...

Go-Go Pops for Breakfast?

Breakfast on Main

You may have thought of the Go-Go Pops store as just a shop to get a delicious healthy frozen treat. More...

Relay for Life Kicks Off in Philipstown March 29

The Philipstown Relay for Life Kickoff will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at Nicola’s Restaurant, Cold Spring. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Ball Assails Katz on Pension Vote  Free Access 

Katz says real fix is needed, not one years away

Mere days after formally announcing their campaigns for the State Senate’s 40th District, incumbent Sen. More...

‘Don’t Fence Me In’ – Round Three

Fence heights are coming up (or not) again in Cold Spring. More...

Putnam Valley Teachers Agree to Salary Freeze

Concerned about the struggling economy and its effect on local taxpayers in addition to the state mandated 2 percent tax levy cap, the Putnam Valley Federation of Teachers agreed Monday to a one-year memorandum of agreement resulting in a salary and More...

Schools

Guys and Dolls is the Odds-On Favorite  Free Access 

HALDANE

Haldane has another hit on its hands. More...

Haldane Fine Tunes the Budget

The Haldane Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Mark Villanti have put the finishing touches on the proposed budget for 2012-13. In this first official year of New York’s schools and municipalities having to meet Gov. More...

Internet Safety is Big Topic

In Putnam Valley, internet and online safety is Topic 1 these days. Earlier this month, more than 200 parents and other community members packed an “Internet/Social Network Awareness Program” put on by the Putnam Valley PTA. More...

Attractions

Hold Your Horses: It’s Open House Time at Manitou Farm

MANITOU

Sunday, April 1 is the official opening of the spring riding season at Manitou Farm. More...

Bicentennial Lecture Series: 25 Years on ‘The Old Put’

PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Putnam County is defined by its railroads and waterways. More...

Highland Garden Club Hosts Monthly Meeting at Library

The Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 27 beginning at 1 p.m. More...

Commentary

Come On Town Board! What Are You Waiting For?

To the Editor: “All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” -Thomas Jefferson More...

Where is the Outrage Over Other Remarks

To the Editor: More...

Kudos to Putnam Residents for Kindness

To the Editor: More...

Breaking News - 3/27/2012 6:59 AM

Crash on Taconic kills Yonkers man  Free Access 

High speed said to be a factor

A 30-year-old Yonkers man died Monday following a high speed crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. State Police Troop K Major Michael Kopy identified the victim as Luigi Aiezza, 30. More...

9D Could See More Hikers, Bikers

Early discussion of having Route 9D be a corridor for bikers, hikers and cars—as opposed to mainly vehicle traffic currently—is moving ahead as part of plans for a “Hudson Fjord” hiking and biking trail between Beacon and Cold More...

Hustis, Francisco Nab Trustee Posts

From 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on a beautiful spring day, Cold Spring voters trooped to the Firehouse on Tuesday to choose two trustees from three candidates. More...

Boscobel is New Site for Farm Market

Long a fixture along Route 9D, and for some time at the Butterfield parking lot, the Cold Spring Farmers’ Market is moving to Boscobel House and Gardens this spring. More...

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Felony Charges  Free Access 

  A convicted sex offender who recently relocated from Jefferson Valley to Mahopac is now facing a 15-40 year federal prison term for allegedly distributing child pornography over the internet. Jonathan DeLaura, 37, appeared in White Plains F More...

Rec Plans Spark Money Talk

Bonds, referendum in offing?

The audience for the Philipstown Board Workshop was tiny, but nonetheless saw an important and intense discussion about the future of the Town’s parks. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

The Pleasure of Your Company  Free Access 

Fiddle tunes at the Depot Theatre

Harry Bolick and Joel Wennerstein play old timey fiddle music Saturday night, March 24th at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. More...

Guys and Dolls is the Odds-On Favorite  Free Access 

HALDANE

Haldane has another hit on its hands. More...

Live Music Calendar

FRIDAY MARCH 23GREG PHILLIPS - Solo Acoustic PerformanceWhistling Willie’s, 184 Main Street, Cold Springwhistlingwillies.comSATURDAY MARCH 24TENBROOKS MOLLYSpruce Hill Inn, 1 Oscawana Lake Rd., Putnam ValleySATURDAY MARCH 24LEON REDBO More...

Community

Audubon Dinner On Tap  Free Access 

Will honor Impellittiere and look at falcons

On Saturday, March 31st, the Putnam Highlands Audubon Society, at their 11th Annual Dinner, will be honoring Stephanie Impellittiere, Principal of the Garrison Union Free School, for her enthusiastic work, bringing the environmental issues to her stu More...

Junior Farmer Program  Free Access 

Cornell Co-Op Extension program for kids

The Junior Farmer Program is a hands-on event sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program, the Whipple Foundation and Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster. More...

'Alec's Ride' at All Sport Thursday

Help young cancer survivor

The All Sport community continues to come together to support those in need. More...

Sports

All Dressed Up With Nowhere to Go

Haldane field’s shortcomings don’t just impact varsity athletes

This past Monday the sunshine was magnificent, the temperature was nearing 70 and as noon approached, Haldane’s physical education students and I shared an unfortunate circumstance - we were inside. More...

Kisslinger Heads to States in Free Throw

This past Sunday, March 18th, at St. Gregory the Great School in Harrison, Kyle Kisslinger of Cold Spring took first place in the 10-year-old Boys Division of the Knights of Columbus Downstate Regional Free Throw Championship. More...

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 PROGRAMS More...

Cultural Events

The Pleasure of Your Company  Free Access 

Fiddle tunes at the Depot Theatre

Harry Bolick and Joel Wennerstein play old timey fiddle music Saturday night, March 24th at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. More...

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