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Library Offers Safe Haven  Free Access 

Carol Donick of the Desmond-Fish Library, in Garrison, reports: "I was listening to the radio yesterday, and they were talking about how busy Starbucks are this week with people using the Internet there. So are libraries! More...

National Guard Assists in Putnam  Free Access 

Eastern Part of County Hit Hardest

National Guard troops have been mobilized in Putnam County to assist with the clean up of Hurricane Sandy.The soldiers from the Buffalo area arrived in Carmel Sunday at the Paladin Center on Seminary Hill Road to assist NYSEG with the distribution of More...

Loretto Collecting for Hard-Hit Parish on Staten Island  Free Access 

Items to be gathered after mass

We have word that Our Lady of Loretto is collecting to help those who were badly hit by Hurricane Sandy. Here are the details: More...

Cancellations and Postponements  Free Access 

Updated Friday Afternoon

Metro-North is gradually restoring service. More...

Fire Company to Bring Supplies to Queens  Free Access 

Donations sought

The Cold Spring Fire Company will be making a run into Queens Saturday with donated supplies, company president Michael Bowman said Friday. More...

Paralysis in Village

Unelected Boards Gain Power

Cold Spring’s village government is in upheaval. Not only that, on many fronts, a state of paralysis hangs over village affairs. Longtime village observers say the dysfunction in this village is the greatest it has perhaps ever been. More...

Sandy’s Aftermath: Flooding Recedes, Cleanup Begins  Free Access 

Cold Spring Waterfront Hit Hard

As Tuesday dawned, cleanup from Hurricane Sandy began in earnest. More...

Storm Slams Eastern Putnam  Free Access 

Two Boys Killed, Carmel 911 Center Crashes

Sandy caused tragedy and devastation in eastern Putnam. Two boys were killed Monday night when a tree fell onto their family’s home on Bonnieview Road in North Salem. More...

60,000 Eligible to Vote on Election Day in Putnam

For the first time in Putnam’s history more than 60 percent of the county’s population is registered to vote on Election Day. More...

Civics and Politics

County Bicentennial Closing

November 11 Marks End of Year-Long Celebrations

It’s been a year of celebrating Putnam’s 200th birthday. Festivities end next Sunday when at 2 p.m. More...

Legislature Adopts $140.1 Million Budget

The Putnam Legislature adopted its 2013 budget Thursday evening following three and one half weeks of discussion and debate. More...

Constitution Island Annual Meeting Set For Boscobel

The annual meeting of the Constitution Island Association will be held at Boscobel House and Gardens, Route 9D in Garrison, New York on Sunday, November 4, 2012 starting at 3 pm. More...

Schools

Board Focuses on Education, not Finance

PUTNAM VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD

In what might be one of the last meetings of 2012 not to deal head-on with thorny budgetary challenges, the Putnam Valley School Board met Thursday to celebrate some of Putnam Valley’s finest young citizens and solidify its list of goals for th More...

Attractions

Area Churches Mark the Spooky Season

St. Mary’s Opens Doors as Haunted Church Yea, things dark and scary, fill the Church of St. Mary, on Halloween night -- even ghouls may take fright! More...

Old Fashioned Bonfire Will Warm Families at Boscobel

Enjoy a fall evening by the glow of a roaring fire… Boscobel is warming up the place and inviting everyone to gather around a traditional bonfire for some oldfashioned, “kindled” fun, food and festivities. More...

‘Smoke Signals’ at Howland Library

In recognition of November being National American Indian Heritage Month, the Howland Public Library is showing the film “Smoke Signals” on Saturday, November 3rd, at 1pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Haldane Community Field: A Thorough Process

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The Village’s DNA

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Benghazi Investigation Continues

To the Editor: On Sept, 11, 2012, an American Embassy & Consulate was attacked by a hostile force. This attack took the lives of an American Ambassador and 3 other devoted Americans. More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2012 9:37 AM

SCUCCIMARRA & GIPSON WIN

Maloney beats Hayworth; Galef, Katz, Ball win
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The Recovery: Gassing Up Still a Challenge  Free Access 

But better than last week

Besides church, the Quick Stop Deli in Cold Spring was the place to be early this Sunday morning. Thanks to Internet communications, word has spread fast that the gas station/grocery stop is selling fuel. More...

Haldane Girls Soccer Team Blanks Yonkers Montessori 3-0  Free Access 

Advances in Sectional tournament

Haldane got goals from Alex Monteleone, Kate Lahey and Missy Lisikatos to advance to the Class C sectional final with a 3-0 over Yonkers Montessori Academy.  Monteleone opened the scoring on a beautiful diving header off a Lisikatos cross in the More...

Haldane Football Stopped  Free Access 

Team Falls to Tuckahoe 35-6 in Sectional Final

Haldane football team's season came to end Sunday with a 35-6 loss to Tuckahoe in the Class D Sectional Final.  The Blue Devils trailed 8-6 at the half, but the tigers exploded for 27 second half points to put the game out of reach.  Ryan D More...

OUT OF GAS? Many local stations are  Free Access 

Lines across region, but some stations get deliveries

The gas shortages seemed to ease Friday night, as more deliveries were made. More...

Transit Service Returns to Western Putnam  Free Access 

UPDATED: Friday evening, Nov. 2 Governor Andrew M. More...

Shea Offers Storm Update at Weekly Workshop  Free Access 

At Wednesday night’s Philipstown Board workshop, Supervisor Richard Shea gave a brief update on the status of the community two days after Hurricane Sandy hit Putnam. More...

Haldane, Garrison Back to Regular Schedule  Free Access 

UPDATED: Haldane will be open for school on Friday. More...

Cleanup Continues Across Putnam  Free Access 

State of Emergency Extended through Weekend

Hurricane roundups from earlier this week. More...

Election Officials Prepare for Vote on Tuesday  Free Access 

Democracy proceeds

The majority of Putnam County's 21 polling places have power and, according to the Board of Elections, those that still don't next Tuesday will be powered by generators.Putnam's Deputy Elections Commissioner Nancy Quis forecast a smooth election acro More...

Arts and Entertainment

Boo on October Surprises (and Spooky BBQ Ribs)

Gardening GUSTO

I am writing this on the Friday before Halloween as the East Coast is gearing up for the possible arrival of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Cold Spring’s Gallery 66 Offers Hudson Views

Gallery 66 NY is proud to present “Through the Lens, Behind the Brush and Under Fire” -- Hudson Valley views by Artists Tarryl Gabel, Lori Adams, Tom Holmes and Janine Lambers. More...

West Point Chapel Hosts Organ Recital

European concert organist Douglas Bruce will perform a recital of organ masterworks on the West Point Cadet Chapel pipe organ, one of the largest in the world, on Sunday, November 4, at 3 p.m. More...

Community

Cold Spring Lions: Strut Your Pup

Public invited to autism benefit

Saturday, November 3, the Cold Spring Lions Club is inviting the public to a dog and family walk to benefit “Heeling Autism.” More...

Leos Clear the Decks for Des-Fish

The Desmond-Fish library issued an online update Saturday thanking the Cold Spring Leos for helping the Library— which experienced major flood damage as a result of Irene—prepare for Hurr More...

Seniors Offer AARP Defensive Driving

The AARP defensive driving course will be offered by Philipstown Senior Citizens on Thursday, November 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Complex off Chestnut Street, Route 9D, Cold Spring More...

Sports

PeeWee Hawks are AFC Division Champs

On a wet muddy field in Beacon, the Philipstown Junior PeeWee Hawks were victorious and crowned the Mid-Hudson Conference AFC Division Champions. More...

Football Rematch: Tuckahoe

For the past month or so, ever since his team battled Tuckahoe to a stalemate into the darkness, coach Jeff Sniffen has reminded his team that the goal of the season was to get to the sectional final and earn another short at the Tigers. More...

Eagle Team Play Not Enough in Loss to Mamaroneck

The U-12 Eagles played well. In fact, they played as well, if not better, than they have all season. The Eagles played as a team. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Breaking News - 11/2/2012 7:59 AM

Milton T. ‘Milt’ Hustis, Jr.  Free Access 

Visitation Friday, Service Saturday

Milton T. “Milt” Hustis, Jr., age 82, a 60-year Cold Spring, resident, died on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at his residence. Born in Beacon on May 25, 1930, he was the son of the late Milton T. and Lillian (Stevens) Hustis, Sr. More...

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