May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

District 1 Legislative Race Heats Up

Veteran Republican and Democrat in contest

The calendar may read the middle of May, but the heat generated by the race for the Putnam Legislative seat being vacated by Vincent Tamagna resembles a hot summer’s afternoon. More...

Guillaro Walks Away

Planning Board’s Refusal on Market-Rate Housing Kills Butterfield

The Butterfield project has collapsed, as owner Paul Guillaro—left by the Planning Board with only a deed and a tax bill for his trouble—said he was pulling out. More...

Three for Three as Garrison, Haldane, Putnam Valley Approve Budgets

Trustees also elected

School Election Day in New York state is now over and officials in western Putnam are breathing a big sigh of relief. Budgets in the Garrison, Haldane, and Putnam Valley districts all passed by strong margins. More...

Mother’s Day Havoc: Food Poisoning in Kent

A Mother’s Day celebration at the Chuang Yen Monastery in Kent Cliffs turned distressing Sunday afternoon when scores of guests attending the garden party became sickened with food poisoning and were taken to area hospitals as emergency personn More...

Lakeland Budget Passes Handily  Free Access 

$157 million spending package approved by strong margin

The following includes the official numbers after the counting of absentee ballots. More...

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Civics and Politics

Local Firefighters Honored

Photo Provided Volunteer rescue teams from North Highlands Fire Department and Cold Spring Fire Department were honored with the Putnam County Firefighters Association Fire Fighter of The Year award More...

Philipstown Memorial Day: Parades, Services

The Parade starts at 9a.m. at the Municipal Building, Main Street, Cold Spring.

The Memorial Day Committee of Philipstown has announced the schedule for the traditional Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 28. The parade will start promptly at 9 a.m. at the Municipal Building, Main Street., Cold Spring. More...

A New Doctor in Putnam’s House

Beals to spearhead county health efforts

Dr. Allen Beals of Putnam Valley will become Putnam’s New Commissioner of Health next month. More...

Schools

Read Aloud Day Called a Great Success

Putnam Valley students hear favorite books

Putnam Valley Elementary School Principal Jamie Edelman described Read Aloud Day as her favorite day of the year. More...

Straight Talk in Putnam Valley

In Putnam Valley, “Straight Talk” is more than just an expression; it’s an institution. More...

Garrison School Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with History, Food and Fun

On Thursday, May 3, Garrison School fourth and fifth graders celebrated Cinco de Mayo two days early. More...

Sports

Koval’s No-Hitter Tames Tigers

10 Strikeout Gem Ends Blue Devils Skid

Last Friday, when Haldane's baseball team boarded the team bus to make the trip to Pawling, the momentum of their amazing 13-0 start was in jeopardy of being wiped away by a modest, yet heavy, three-game skid. More...

Tigers Fall to Lakeland, Brewster, Beat Croton

After opening the week with a 14-4 loss at Lakeland on Tuesday and an 11-7 loss at home against Brewster on Thursday, the Putnam Valley High boys lacrosse team bounced back to close out the regular season with a 11-5 win at home against Croton-Harmon More...

Philipstown Girls: Two Wins, A Close Loss

Knights Lose Close, Physical Match 3-2 More...

Letters to the Editor

Facts, not Emotion, on Mayor’s Pay

To the Editor: More...

VFW Offers Scholarship

To the Editor: More...

Better Signage Needed in Village

To the Editor: We are an historic, environmental and working village. Our village should proclaim this to our visitors. More...

School News

Lakeland Budget Passes Handily  Free Access 

$157 million spending package approved by strong margin

The following includes the official numbers after the counting of absentee ballots. More...

Bannerman Island Opens for Tours & Special Events

Historic Bannerman Castle opened for a new season of history, music and poetry last weekend. Tours of Bannerman’s Island, also known as Pollopel Island, start from the Newburgh waterfront at noon and from the Beacon waterfront at 1:30 p.m. More...

Farmers’ Market Opens at Boscobel

First outdoor session

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture. More...

Gallagher Recovers From Concussion

Fell from bicycle

Cold Spring Mayor Seth Gallagher is still recuperating from a nasty fall from his bicycle the morning of May 7 that resulted in a concussion. More...

Father Mills: A Remembrance  Free Access 

A spiritual leader's final interview

“To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord.”- 2 Corinthians 5:8 More...

A Frosty for Dunkin’ at Historic Board

Panel wants new plans for exterior

The Historic District Review Board sent Elmesco owner Kenny Elmes and Dunkin’ Donuts architect Cynthia Falls back to the drawing board, after they presented their plans for Elmes’ proposed Dunkin’ Donuts. More...

Busy Morning for Emergency Responders in Garrison  Free Access 

Back-to-back emergency calls in Garrison kept firefighters and EMS personnel on the go for several hours early Thursday. More...

Get Ready For New York Heritage Weekend  Free Access 

New York Heritage Weekend 2012 is almost here. On May 19th and 20th, more than 180 events will be held from New York City, north to the Canadian border, to Buffalo and all points near and far. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Farm Images Come to Life at RiverWinds Show

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon presents “Kate” - Paintings by Kate McGloughlin. Her landscapes capture the essence of a location, the sunlight on form and abstract simple shapes. More...

Ceramic Sculpture at the Art Center

GARRISON ART CENTER

Clay, coming from the earth is dense and grounded, but once it is marked by fingers and imagination kicks in, it can soar. More...

George Stevenson to Exhibit in New York City  Free Access 

The President, Board of Governors of the National Arts Club Roundtable Present GEORGE STEVENSON   More...

Community

Calling All Birders  Free Access 

The Waterman Bird Club's monthly meeting, on Monday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m., will feature a Bird ID Workshop on Tanagers, Sparrows and Grosbeaks. More...

Plant Sale Takes Root in Two Locales This Year

PHILIPSTOWN GARDEN CLUB

The Philipstown Garden Club will be holding their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 19, at the North Highlands Fire House from 9 a.m. More...

Friars Plant Flowers, Bless Labyrinth

GRAYMOOR

On Sunday, May 6, at Graymoor, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement blessed their new labyrinth and Peace Pole and inaugurated National Wildflower Week by disbursing seeds nearby. More...

Attractions

Bannerman Island Opens for Tours & Special Events

Historic Bannerman Castle opened for a new season of history, music and poetry last weekend. Tours of Bannerman’s Island, also known as Pollopel Island, start from the Newburgh waterfront at noon and from the Beacon waterfront at 1:30 p.m. More...

Farmers’ Market Opens at Boscobel

First outdoor session

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture. More...

Philipstown Boy Scouts Camp in Putnam

Fourteen boy scouts from Philipstown Troop 437 enjoyed camping this month at Durland Scout Reservation in Putnam Valley. More...

Commentary

Bringing a Village to Heel  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

Just over two weeks ago, the top Environmental Protection Agency administrator for the South and Southwest resigned after comments surfaced that shed an unwelcome – some would say unsavory – light on how this administration views oil and More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Father John Gladstone Mills  Free Access 

Father John Gladstone Mills, age 92, of Cold Spring, NY died on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Lucille Josephine Grow  Free Access 

Lucille Grow, PhD, died peacefully on January 26, 2012, at the age of 90. Lucille lived in Cold Spring for 15 years. Lucille’s good friend and housemate, Toni Bernier, predeceased her in 2010. More...

Thomas Peter Colvin

Thomas Peter Colvin, former resident of Peekskill and Cold Spring, NY, died May 6th while residing in Whitehall, NY. Born on April 29, 1923, Thomas was the elder son of the Cimo founding family of Fort Edward, NY. More...

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