June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Manhunt, Then an Escape

Burglary Suspect Jumps from Window at Sheriff's Office

A break-in, a manhunt, a capture, an interrogation, a daring escape from the law, and a second manhunt marked Friday for law enforcement personnel in Putnam County. More...

Bicentennial Weekend Has Arrived in Putnam

Events set for Carmel, Cold Spring

Putnam’s long anticipated Bicentennial weekend has arrived. More...

RELAY FOR LIFE IS TODAY: A Survivor’s Story

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Digital Mapping Options for Village; Building Inspector to Get More Hours

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

Mayor Seth Gallagher and Trustees Bruce Campbell and Chuck Hustis had a short agenda before them, but handled a variety of issues, ranging from digital mapping of the Village Water District to Building Inspector Bill Bujarski taking on more hours. More...

Something Fishy on Snake Hill Road

The Snake Hill Road repair work that required a stoplight system to handle one-lane traffic flow may continue to be a fact of life for Garrison residents, at least for the next year or so. More...

Firefighters and EMS Providers Honored for Courage

Dozens of emergency responders from throughout Putnam County were presented with Congressional commendations for their sacrifices, contributions and dedication to public service at the region’s first Initial Responders Recognition ceremony rece More...

Schools

Scholarship Recipients Take Home $10K

Ten deserving youths from throughout Putnam County received scholarships from the Putnam County News & Recorder and Elizabeth and Roger Ailes on Friday evening. More...

Saint Basil’s Academy: Providing a Safe Haven for Children in Need

Former Garrison resident, the late Jacob Rupert, son of a brewing magnate, was a Democratic representative from New York to the Fifty-sixth and the three succeeding Congresses, from March 4, 1899 through March 3, 1907. More...

Photo

On May 31 the Wula African Drum and Dancers visited the Garrison Union School at a PTA sponsored Assembly. More...

Sports

Philipstown Girls: Two Wins and a Tie

Knights Take Advantage of Turf Field in 4- More...

Philipstown Boys Win Two, Lose One

Daggers Toast Rye 2-1 More...

Highlanders Lacrosse Team Notches Back-to-Back Wins

Highlanders Boys 5th – 6th Grade Lacrosse continued their winning ways, beating Mahopac 3-1 last Tuesday, and then coming back two days later to beat Pleasantville 5- 3. The winning week brings their season record to an impressive 8-3 and 1. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Natale J. Giuffra

Natale J. Giuffra , age 91, of Cold Spring, died on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Born in New York, NY, on December 25, 1920, he was the son of the late Antonio and Teresa (Musante) Giuffra. More...

Mining Hearing Slated for Monday

The new big topic in town?

With Butterfield on the back burner, mining may well be the new hot topic in Philipstown. More...

Pali’s Lunch Box is Full of Good Food

Breakfast in Philipstown

You just can’t beat Pali’s Lunchbox menu if you are looking for a quick meal on the go. More...

Discarded cigarette ash caused fatal fire  Free Access 

Four perished as mulch ignited house

The captain of the Putnam Fire Investigation Team, Dan Tompkins of Garrison, called it a "perfect storm."    More...

Sick Dog Results in Garrison Crash

Traffic tied up Tuesday morning

A pet dog that apparently became ill inside his master’s car as it traveled along Route 9 in Garrison Tuesday resulted in a head-on crash that sent two men to the hospital. More...

Routes 9, 9D Heavily Affected by Tuesday Eve Accident  Free Access 

Crash forces closure of 9, snarling of 9D traffic

US Route 9 in Philipstown was closed in both directions on Tuesday evening after a traffic accident at Oak Hollow Road, with what the DOT described as “downed pole and wires,” snarled traffic. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Be Gone Garden Pests! (and Planter’s Punch)

Gardening GUSTO

What a satisfying garden moment: the tomatoes and cukes are in and loving that heat we had last week. More...

ArtFull Living Kicks Off Showcase  Free Access 

One of my favorite things about western Putnam County is that it’s hard to go anywhere without brushing shoulders with a genuine artist. More...

Get Out and Paint

The Westchester Community College Center for the Digital Arts Sunset Painting Workshop will give students the courage, confidence, and techniques to capture a moment in watercolor, acrylic, oil, and/ or pastels. More...

Community

Girl Scouts Host ‘Daisy for a Day’ at Loretto

April Showers Bring May Flowers…and the Girl Scouts Bring Daisies in June! School may be ending shortly but the Girl Scouts of the Hudson Highlands are already gearing up for the 2012-2013 school year! More...

Summer Bible Workshops Offered

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

The United Methodist Churches of South Highland and Cold Spring will continue their Bible Workshops through the summer. More...

Shed Almost Completed

It has been over two months since construction began at the Garrison Union Free School, but the local school is now in its final days of building a new shed to house various maintenance materials. More...

Attractions

Sculpture Exhibition at Boscobel Grounds

On a crisp June evening, crowds gathered at Boscobel House and Gardens for the launch of CURRENT, the annual summer sculpture exhibition, despite the looming rain and chilly weather. More...

Foundry Preserve to Break Ground on New Project

At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, take a tour of the future West Point Foundry Preserve Park in Cold Spring and witness the Groundbreaking Ceremony at 11:15 a.m. More...

Putnam History Museum Hosting Lawn Party

Join the Putnam History Museum at historic Lower Hayfields, home of Emily and George Lansbury, 267 Avery Road, Garrison, on Saturday, July 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. for spirited drinks and savory hors d’oeuvres. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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2012-06-06 digital edition




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