January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cadets March at Obama Inauguration

West Point Cadets prepare to march in the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade for President Obama on Monday. Military involvement in the presidential inauguration dates back to April 30, 1789, when members of the U.S. More...

County Lawmakers Tour Butterfield

It was a frigid Wednesday afternoon as County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra made good on a promise that she announced the night before at the Village Board meeting: to deliver Legislators Dini LoBue and Roger Gross to tour the former Butterfield Hos More...

Many Blast Town’s Road Paving Plan

There was standing room only at the Philipstown Town Hall Wednesday night as the Town Board listened for about three hours to both sides of the heated, years-old dirt roads debate, which is shaping up to be the next Big Topic in town. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Village Hosts Annual Firehouse Fest

Cold Spring Fire Company Number One was the place to be Friday night. The occasion was the Village of Cold Spring’s “Holiday Appreciation Gathering,” hosted by Mayor Seth Gallagher and village trustees. More...

Nelsonville Gets Action; State to Study 301 Crosswalks

The Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees learned Tuesday that the state has begun to review the village’s request for crosswalks on Route 301. More...

Officials Pay a Visit to Town Board

Town of Putnam Valley

Putnam County freshman legislator Barbara Scuccimarra and freshman State Senator Terry Gipson were guests of the Putnam Valley Town Board at their January 16 meeting. More...

Schools

Helping Students Find the Right Road  Free Access 

Haldane High School

In suburban New York State, college is the goal for the majority of high school students. More...

Putnam Valley Student Honored

At a recent Board of Education meeting, Putnam Valley High School student Carissa Burgard was presented with Pride In Putnam Valley. More...

Haldane Urges Leggies to ‘Mind the Gap’

Haldane School Board

An arcane and little known state funding formula has been squeezing the Haldane school district, and Haldane has mounted a communitywide campaign to change it. More...

Attractions

Scenic Hudson Launches 50th Anniversary Website

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Scenic Hudson has launched a special website that showcases the organization’s history and will provide news and information about upcoming events to mark this milestone. More...

Honoring Dr. King in Song

Monday was both Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Inauguration Day, and President Obama took the Oath of Office using Bibles owned by Rev. King and President Lincoln. More...

Build Your Own Bird Feeder at Bear Mountain

On Sunday, January 27th, at 1 p.m., make your own bird feeder and learn how to do it out of items normally destined for the garbage. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Case for the Old ‘Tour de Putnam’

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A Good Day in Philipstown

To the Editor: Democracy is not just the right to vote, it is the right to be heard and to have meaningful participation in the decision process. More...

Historic Buildings & Linked Fates

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Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

For Rent

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Real Estate

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School News

Open House at Putnam Valley Pre-school

On Saturday, January 26th, please join us at Once Upon a Time for our Open House and see how your child will be enriched and cared for by our experienced, loving and nurturing staff. See what sets us apart from all the rest. More...

Garrison Gas Station, Garage to Reopen in February

Many people have been wondering what happened to the Gulf filling station and garage, located on Route 9D next to the Garrison Union Free School, after it suddenly closed its doors. More...

Garrison Chiropractic & Skin Care: A Labor of Love

Doing Business in Philipstown

In between the Garrison Café and the Post Office on Route 9D in Garrison, in a charming yellow building you will find nestled along the Hudson River, the Garrison Chiropractic & Skin Care Studio offers holistic, organic, chiropractic and skin car More...

Cold Spring man charged with passing counterfeit money

Several businesses victimized

A 27-year old Cold Spring man faces felony charges for allegedly passing counterfeit $10 bills in Cold Spring.The Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest late Friday afternoon of Robert Phillips of East Mountain Road South in connection with the inciden More...

Prediction: Hudson River to Swamp Lower Village by 2080  Free Access 

Hudson could be 4 feet higher

On Saturday afternoon, 50 people turned out to hear dire predictions and possible solutions concerning the flooding of the lower village and coastline of their beloved hometown, as part of a workshop organized by the Cold Spring Special Board. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Growing Jasmine Indoors (and Fake Jasmine Rice)

Gardening GUSTO

Our winter cold has hunkered down and settled in and some days it is just too windy or icy to enjoy the usual evening walk. More...

Beacon Film Fest Grows to 3-Day Event

Garrison Documentarians on the roster

The Beacon Film Festival – Freeze Frame is in its 3rd year andhasgrowntoa4 day cinema extravaganza, featuring 3 different genres of film from 3 Hudson Valley film-makers. The festival runs from Thursday, Feb. 7, to Sunday, Feb. 10. More...

Emmy Award Winning Bromka at the Depot

Depot Theatre

Emmy Award-winning actress Elaine Bromka brings her one-woman show, “Tea for Three,” to the Depot Theatre February 3rd at 2p.m. More...

Community

Introductory Computer Help at the Library

The Butterfield Library is pleased to announce the return of computer classes for beginners starting Monday, January 28th, at 4 pm. More...

Times Executive & Ailes Talk Weekly Papers  Free Access 

Top journalists gathered at the home of veteran editors Tina Brown and Harry Evans in New York City last Wednesday evening to fete Mark Thompson, the new president and chief executive of the New York Times Co. More...

Garrison Man Faces Felony DWI Charges

A Garrison man allegedly driving drunk with his 12- year old son as a passenger faces felony DWI charges when appearing today (Wednesday) in Beacon City Court. More...

Religious News

Four Chaplains’ Day at Purple Heart Hall

A 70th Anniversary Commemoration of Four Chaplains’ Day will take place at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor on Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m. More...

Philipstown Synagogue Celebrates Tu B’shevat, Jewish Year of Trees

Philipstown Reform Synagogue

On Friday evening, January 25, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS) will welcome friends and congregants to celebrate TuB’shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. More...

Religious Services

CHURCH ON THE HILL Tim Greco- Pastor A Non-Denominational Ministry P.O. Box 299 Cold Spring, NY 10516 265-2022 Cm2ChurchonHill @aol.com 10:30am Sunday Worship More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils Improve to 8-4

Wins over Walter Panas and North Salem run win streak to four

Haldane’s girls’ basketball team put together two more solid wins this past week, knocking off home-standing Walter Panas 58-50 before returning home to wallop North Salem 49-32. More...

Extended Tot Park Hours

Philipstown Recreation

Extended Tot Park Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9-11. Monday - Friday 12-2. We also have 25 session for $20 cards. Stop in the office to pick one up! More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marcia Polhemus

Visitation Thursday in Fishkill, Service Friday at St. Philip's Garrison

Marcia Polhemus of Garrison passed away peacefully on January 23, 2013 at Wingate at Beacon.  She was 99. Born on September 14, 1913 in Fishkill, she was a devoted member of St. More...

James T. Geithner

James T. Geithner, 81, a onetime Putnam Valley and Cold Spring resident, died January 11, 2013. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Stanley Geithner and Marcelene Doran. More...

Daniel J. Schatzle

Daniel J. Schatzle, 73, a lifelong area resident, died on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Wingate at Dutchess. More...

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