July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tree Trimming Protest  Free Access 

Sit-in by Garrison Resident Halts Work

The saga of tree trimming, civil disobedience and delicate negotiations with a big utility began Thursday afternoon. More...

Citizens Team Up on Mayor  Free Access 

Use comment session to challenge pay raise, ethics

In what amounted to a 3-on-1 tag team match, several Cold Spring community members went after Mayor Seth Gallagher at Tuesday night’s monthly Village Board meeting. More...

Agenda Changes, Rescues & Fracking at Town Board

Philipstown Town Board

There was a nice sized crowd at last week’s Philipstown Board meeting—something that often signifies a volatile community concern. More...

UPDATED: Missing Putnam Valley man found  Free Access 

Had wandered away in the Bronx

An elderly Putnam Valley man suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's who walked away from a parked vehicle in the Bronx Wednesday has been found outside a construction site in Manhattan.Ely Semidey, 78, suffered from dehydration, according to Sheriff More...

 

Civics and Politics

Village Board Highlights

Aside from a lengthy and combative Public Comment period (see separate article in this issue) the Cold Spring Village Board’s monthly meeting covered a wide-ranging agenda last Tuesday night. More...

State Approves $27,000 Waterfront Revitalization Contract

The State of New York has given final approval to a contract with the Village of Cold Spring for a $27,000 matching grant to complete the Village’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. More...

Dunkin’ Reviews Continue

Kenny and Fran Elmes, owners of the Elmesco Citgo Station on Chestnut Street in Cold Spring, have had a full schedule lately. They appeared before two different Boards last week alone. More...

Schools

One More Participant for Boys’ State

Following a recent article on Haldane’s Boys’ State participants, one more Philipstown student who attended the event needs to be highlighted. Kieran McEvoy, of Garrison, who attends the Hackley School, was also involved. More...

100 Backpacks in 100 Days Returns

Three Putnam Valley High School girls -- Eva Shorto, Kelly Sepa and Amelia Spittal -- are doing their 100 Backpacks in 100 Days project again this year. More...

High Achievers

Graduates and Dean’s List Spring 2012

• Over 800 two- and four-year degree candidates received diplomas from Alfred State this spring. Joseph Dullea, a resident of Putnam Valley;, received a degree in Welding Technology. More...

Attractions

‘Trees Are Terrific’ in Cold Spring

Cold Spring’s Village Clerk, Mary Saari, has announced the winners of the Trees are Terrific Poster Contest. More...

Getting Involved with the 4-H Fair

The 2012 Putnam County 4-H Fair is coming soon: July 27th through July 29th. More...

Highland Garden Club Hosts Picnic at Boat Club

The Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring held its annual picnic on Tuesday, June 26. The Cold Spring Boat Club has generously allowed the club to hold its picnic there for the past few years. More...

Commentary

Bugler Poll Results

Our putnamcountybugler.com poll this week asked for your opinion on the Butterfield project. Here are the results: What should be done at Butterfield? The village should rapidly work with the developer to bring the project to fruition. 82.35% More...

Stasis for Cold Spring  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

Trudie A. Grace, in her excellent book “Around Cold Spring,” recounts that train service here began in 1849, after track had been laid the year before along the Hudson River. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

David Perunko

David Perunko, 71, husband of Virginia Perunko, of Churchville, Va., died Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 25, 1941, in the Bronx, son of the late Robert and Monica (Schley) Perunko. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. More...

Breaking News - 7/23/2012 11:44 AM

Two Youths, Good Samaritans, Seriously Injured in Cold Spring  Free Access 

Freak mishap at Dockside

Two youths suffered serious injuries Sunday in a freak mishap at the entrance to the former Dockside Harbor Restaurant property in Cold Spring. More...

Firefighter Academy Celebrates Ten Years

The Cold Spring Fire Co., in conjunction with Philipstown Rec, will be holding its 10th annual Junior Firefighter Academy at the Cold Spring firehouse, open to 50 children in grades 4 through 8. More...

‘Holding Pattern’ for Tamagna

County lawmaker to remain in seat through year-end

Vinny Tamagna of Nelsonville has been a public figure in Philipstown for more than a decade and a half. More...

Shiver Me Timbers  Free Access 

Stone Street Shed Has Neighbors Seeing Red

The shed at 14 Stone St. threatens to be the shed that consumes Cold Spring. More...

Village Releases Water Main Project Details  Free Access 

Big Main Street project about to get underway

The Village of Cold Spring ciruclated the following letter on Wednesday morning with details of the water main project. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Youth Theatre Presents ‘Oklahoma!’

Depot Theatre

The Philipstown Depot Theatre’s Youth production of “Oklahoma” opens next weekend! More...

Date Night at Riverfront Movie Series

You must remember thisA kiss is still a kissA sigh is just a sighThe fundamental things applyAs time goes by. More...

The Mid-Summer Garden Refresh (and Summer Squash that Kids Like)

Gardening GUSTO

The full Wort Moon was a couple of weeks back (July 3rd). In Old English, wort meant herb and, for the ancients, July’s full moon marked when herbs grew into mature strength. More...

Community

Hot Enough for You?

The past week or so has offered a heady midsummer combination of heat, humidity, and thunderstorms, with no let-up in sight until Friday, when the weekend begins, with predicted highs in the high 70s and low 80s. More...

Three Parishes Celebrate the Feast Day of Kateri Tekakwitha

Three area parishes on Saturday honored Blessed Kateri, the Mohawk Indian maiden who will be named a saint of the Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on Oct. 21. More...

Talk of our Town

Don’t forget that water main relining work on Route 301/Main Street in Cold Spring is set to begin next week, so watch for workers and allow some extra time for possible traffic related to the project. More...

Sports

Statement from Little League on All-Star Controversy

Editor’s note: There has been considerable community comment over the 2012 Little League season and the selection process for All-Star play at the season’s end, particularly the decision to forgo an All-Star team for 12-year-old and under More...

Trying to Keep the Social in Social Media

Facebook, Twitter Provide Opportunity, Pose Challenges for Coaches

Over the years, coaches have used a number of methods to get information to players and their parents. More...

Go Walking in Rhinebeck July 22  Free Access 

Join the Volkssport Club of West Point on Sunday, July 22, for a walk through the picturesque village of Rhinebeck, NY. Registration is at 9:15 a.m. at the office of Delamater Inn, 101 Garden Street. Parking is available behind the building. More...

Perspectives

At the End of the Hudson Line, the Whispering Gallery Beckons  Free Access 

For as long as I can recall, my personal gateway to the wonders of New York City has been Grand Central Terminal. More...

Weekly Poll

Where should a new senior center be built?
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