November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Talks Lawyers for Historic Review Board

At Tuesday night’s Village Board meeting, the Board of Trustees discussed the Historic District Review Board’s request to hire a lawyer to advise on the demolition of the run-down former Butterfield Hospital. More...

Local Help for Others Devastated by Sandy

Philipstown residents are gathering supplies and delivering aid to areas hammered by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Water Main Relining Pauses for the Winter

Pump station inundated

At the Village Board meeting Tuesday evening Cold Spring Water Superintendent Greg Phillips reported that Mainlining Services Inc. has made a decision to “pull up stakes” for the season. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Bicentennial Celebration Wraps; Time Capsule Buried

Following two of the most difficult weeks in Putnam County history with Hurricane Sandy and a freak autumn snow storm, Mother Nature cooperated wonderfully Sunday by showering the county seat in golden sunshine and warm temperatures as Putnam’s More...

Saland Still Has Chance, Party Leaders Maintain

The odds seem against it, but Republican Party Chairmen in Putnam and Dutchess counties believe that State Senator Stephen Saland is still in the race. More...

Garrison Gives Thanks to Local Veterans

On Friday, Garrison School students, faculty, staff, parents and community members welcomed local veterans for a ceremony honoring their service and dedication to our nation. More...

Community

Sheriff’s Department, Mike DiMattina Recognized

Putnam Family and Community Services’ 15th anniversary gala was truly special. More...

South Highland Lessons and Carols

Please join us for the South Highland United Methodist Church Annual Community Service of Lessons & Carols on Sunday, December 2, at 5 p.m. 19 Snake Hill Road (Just off Route 9), Garrison. More...

Yoga Classes to be Held at St. Mary’s This Week

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Vikasa Yoga, which was evicted by Mother Nature from its home near the Cold Spring waterfront, is temporarily running classes at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, in the Parish Hall. More...

Sports

Blue Devils Grab Four Sectional Crowns

Volleyball, girls’ soccer and boys’ and girls’ cross country all champs

Haldane’s halls will be adorned with a lot more hardware this week, as the volleyball, girls’ soccer and both cross country teams captured Section 1 titles this past week. More...

Boys’ Soccer Teams Have A Winning Week

Daggers’ Warren Scores Four in Home Win More...

Hawks Top Undefeated Toolon Tigers, Move to Semifinals

The Philipstown Football Hawks travelled 200 miles upstate to take on the undefeated Toolon Tigers in the Quarter Finals of the Eastern Region Division 3 Championship series. More...

Perspectives

Reflections from the Cat Bird Seat

My first “movie-stage show” was I believe, at New York City’s Paramount Theatre, in Times Square, just prior to my becoming a “teen-ager.” Claudette Colbert was the female lead in the “Maid of Salem,” a film More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Geralds

Elizabeth “Betty” Geralds, age 84, of Fishkill, died on Monday, November 5, 2012, at Vassar Brother Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born on August 24, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lizzy (Laird) Coull. More...

Frederick E. Nytko

Frederick E. Nytko, age 82, a 45-year Garrison resident, died on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Haverstraw on January 31, 1930, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna (Kohut) Nytko. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

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For Sale

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Breaking News - 11/19/2012 3:13 PM

UPDATE: Haldane Volleyball Falls in State Final

State title repeat out of reach

UPDATE: The Haldane Lady Blue Devils lost Sunday's state volleyball final to Ellicottville 25-23, 26-24, 25-12. More...

UPDATE: FEMA Center Open through Tuesday in Philipstown  Free Access 

Shea encourages residents to file

Philipstown Supervisor Richard Shea said that FEMA staff will be at a temporary office at the Philipstown Recreation Center in Garrison, beginning at noon Friday and continuing through Tuesday. More...

Big Power for Village’s Boards as Projects Sit in Idle

The Village of Cold Spring lately has been embroiled in controversial discussions on the proposed Butterfield Hospital development and the conversion of the Elmesco Citgo station to a drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts franchise, even while much – More...

Disaster Declared in Putnam

Putnam County has now been declared a disaster area as a result of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Lawmakers Back Odell on Sheriff’s Overtime

The Putnam County Legislature has sustained two of the three vetoes that County Executive MaryEllen Odell made in the $139.2 million budget, agreeing with her on items related to Sheriff’s Department overtime and the Renew Putnam car registrati More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Howland Chamber Circle Hosts British String Quartet

The Howland Chamber Music Circle will present the Doric String Quartet, including Alex Redington and Jonathan Stone, violin; Simon Tandree, viola and John Myerscough, cello at the start of their tour of the United States. More...

Abramovic Film Debuts at Depot Docs

Depot Docs Presents “Marina Abramovic-The Artist is Present.” More...

Let the Traditions Begin! (and Sumptuous Pumpkin Pie)

Gardening GUSTO

Thanksgiving comes early this year. More...

Schools

Community Turns Out for Goal Session in Garrison

Many questions for school leaders

The Garrison School District is small and closely-monitored by a highly motivated administration and Board, and by its parents, who filled the school library Wednesday night at the third of three goal-setting workshops, eager to continue an ongoing d More...

Student Excels at Emerson College

Cold Spring’s Chloe Goldberg, majoring in Design/Tech at Emerson College, is part of Emerson Stage’s production of “Small Steps” as Costume Designer. More...

Haldane Chess Players Make Strong Showing in Kingston

At the Annual Kingston High School Chess Tournament on November 10, the team from Haldane once again proved that they are serious competitors in regional chess championships. More...

Attractions

‘Unpacked and Rediscovered’

Selections from Washington’s Headquarters’ “Unpacked and Rediscovered” Collection, the new exhibit opening at the recently renovated Museum, features rare, curious, and important collections not seen by the public for many yea More...

‘Meet the Animals’ and Mini-Camp Set for Thanksgiving Weekend

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

After Thanksgiving, bring the entire family to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special celebration of the Museum’s live animals! More...

Richard Saunders to be Honored

Putnam History museum

The Putnam History Museum will hold its 54th Annual Candlelight Thanksgiving Service at 5 p.m. this Sunday at the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration. The service is open to the public. More...

Commentary

Metro-North Rescues Itself

The week before last saw the most recent mauling of our region by dramatic weather. For many of us, our lives were put on hold: power lost, roads impassable, schools closed, and offices shut down. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters Galvanized

To the Editor: As a volunteer for Sean Patrick Maloney’s successful campaign for Congress, I’ve talked to many voters in the newly redrawn 18th Congressional District located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, from upper Westchester over More...

It Takes a Village

To the Editor: More...

NYSEG, Not Local Leaders, Failed

To the Editor: In her November 7th Letter to the Editor, Patty Villanova accused Putnam Valley’s government leaders and emergency services of being an epic failure in response to Hurricane Sandy. More...

Weekly Poll

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