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Four Teens Charged with Attempted Robbery in Putnam Valley

Four Mahopac teens are facing violent felony charges for allegedly approaching a man at his Putnam Valley home, brandishing a gun and demanding money.The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrests Friday of Philip DeSanctis, 18, Abel Perez, 18, Sabrin More...

Years Later, the Miracle on Main St.  Free Access 

Editor’s Note: This is a tale of a wedding ring lost, and then found, of Cold Spring connections, and love undiminished even by death. Here is Don H. MacDonald’s report, in his own words. More...

Future Grim for The Grove?

Sometimes the obvious has to be pointed out: “The Grove,” also known as “Loretto’s Rest,” is in a sad state of disrepair. More...

Chappaqua Man Jumps to His Death from Bear Mountain Bridge

Emergency responders from Putnam, Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties were placed on alert Wednesday when a man jumped to his death from the eastern side of the Bear Mountain Bridge.State Police identified the victim as Chatschik Bisikian, 53, More...

Civics and Politics

Three Residents vie for two seats on the Historic District Review Board

Three Cold Spring Residents have submitted letters of interest in being appointed to the Historic District Review Board. The seats are the ones previously held by Peter Downey and Marie Early. More...

School Board Petitions for May Races at Haldane, Garrison, Putnam Valley

The Haldane School Board of Education meeting was Tuesday night, and the candidates running for trustee positions were announced. More...

Prosecutor York to Run for Sheriff

Putnam Chief Assistant District Attorney Christopher York has made it official. He plans to challenge three-term Sheriff Donald Smith in November as a Republican. More...

Schools

Field Project Gets State Nod; School to Seek Bids

Haldane

Haldane school has received Education Department approval of its plans for a new athletic field and track, as well as a walking practice track and improvements to the locker rooms and auditorium. More...

Haldane Presents ‘A Taste of the Valley’

Glynwood

If driving up to Glynwood Farm’s long winding road with its rolling hills, babbling brooks and bucolic rural setting were not enough of a treat, the Haldane School Foundation’s “A Taste of the Valley” was the event to be at Sa More...

Haldane High School Talent Show  Free Access 

This year’s High School Talent Show is in its final stages of preparation. Everyone is working hard and looks to be another great show for one and all. More...

Religious News

Cinco de Mayo Dinner Planned at St. Mary’s

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands will hold a Cinco de Mayo Dinner in the Parish Hall on Saturday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be Mexican food and drinks in celebration of Mexico’s culture and heritage. More...

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. More...

Sports

Anudder Mudder

Runners happily slip, slog and slide to fun finish

The sky was blue, the air was crisp and the mud was a perfect cross between chocolate pudding and that batch of mashed potatoes to which you added just a bit too much milk. More...

Haldane Baseball, Softball Both Drop Heartbreakers to North Salem

On Monday, Haldane’s baseball and softball teams shared a bus to North Salem for dueling matchups with the Tigers. After two hours of heated action, they returned to the bus, conjoined by eerily similar, and equally heartbreaking, losses. More...

Close Games for Philipstown Girls’ Soccer

Pressure Pays Off in Eagles’ Win More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

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

Misc

Town of Philipstown’s E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 845-265-3329 alcoholics anonymous If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. More...

For Rent

Thre bedrom, 1.5 Bath, EIK, Living room in secluded cottage off Route 9 Garrison. Discounted Winter Rent: December to April $1,100. May to November $1,700. First and last month security. Contact 914 388 3419 More...

Breaking News - 4/29/2013 9:33 AM

Haldane Teacher Pleads Guilty to Indecent Material Charge

School Board accepts resignation
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Breaking News - 4/29/2013 9:33 AM

New Chief’s Truck at Garrison Could Follow New Bathroom

Paving of Old Albany Post Road moving ahead

The Garrison Volunteer Fire Department is offering few specifics in its defense of buying a new chief’s truck, the third such t More...

Breaking News - 4/30/2013 9:13 AM

UPDATE: Water service to be disrupted Tuesday  Free Access 

Flow in some mains to be reversed

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Katz Marijuana Charge Dismissed if He Stays out of Trouble

Pot possession charges against State Assemblyman Steve Katz will be dismissed if he completes 20 hours of community service and stays out of trouble for the next six months.The deal was brokered in a courtroom in upstate Coeymans Thursday by Katz’s a More...

Chirico Under Scrutiny at Highway Garage

Philipstown Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico is under police investigation, potentially involving the misuse of town-owned equipment or employees. More...

Guillaro Outlines Next Steps to Receptive Board

At Tuesday evening’s Village workshop, Butterfield developer Paul Guillaro and project manager Matt Moran met with a receptive Village Board, trustees and a law firm knocked $5,000 from a bill, and the Village Attorney is still on the way out. More...

Finish Line Moved for Cycling Classic

The finish line for the Putnam Cycling Classic has been moved from near Our Lady of Loretto Church to Mayor’s Park, organizers said Tuesday evening. More...

Arts and Entertainment

A Different Kind of Earth Day

Gardening GUSTO

It’s the Friday before Earth Day as I write, but there was not peace on earth today. Boston was locked down. More...

Depot Docs Profiles an Unlikely Chinese Hero  Free Access 

Ai Weiwei documentary screens in Garrison

In Garrison on Friday night, the audience at the Depot Theater met filmmaker Alison Klayman, whose documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is a profile of modern China’s most famous dissident artist. More...

It’s Dinner Time at Glynwood

Glynwood Farm is hosting a Spring Dinner on Friday, May 3, from 6 to 10 p.m. The bring-your-own-bottle event brings the work of farm conservation to the kitchen table. More...

Community

Shredder Day A Rip Roaring Success

Cold Spring Lions set record, 6 tons torn asunder

They came with boxes, they came with bags, they came in a steady line of cars and trucks. By the score, Philipstown residents came to the parking lot of the Nest on Saturday for the Annual Cold Spring Lions Club Shredder Day. More...

Spring Cleaning at Little Stony Point

Since the late 1980s, the Little Stony Point Citizens Association has been in charge of maintaining and cleaning the local state park. More...

Talk of our Town

Glynwood was the place to be in recent days: Saturday night, A Taste of the Valley, a fundraiser for the Haldane School Foundation (see page 7) drew an appreciative crowd. More...

Attractions

Senior Dinner Set for This Saturday

This Saturday at 6 PM, the Lions Club is holding it Annual Senior Dinner at the Methodist Church. All Philipstown seniors are invited and don’t forget to bring a friend. More...

Birdathon Takes Flight

Putnam Highlands Audubon Society is gearing up for its annual Birdathon which takes place on Saturday, May 11th, when our expert birders will take to the field to search out as many species as possible over a 24-hour period. More...

Letters to the Editor

Farmers Market is Integral Part of Community

To the Editor: As members of the Cold Spring Farmers’ Market (CSFM) Board, we wanted to provide some context on a discussion regarding our administrative relationship to the Village of Cold Spring which took place at the Village Trustees' meet More...

Big Difference in Beef Feeding

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Diversity & Tolerance

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Photographer, Filmmaker Charles ‘Chick’ Gallagher Dies at 88

Charles Edward Gallagher of Cold Spring, a decorated World War II combat photographer best known as “Chick” Gallagher, who went on to a long career as a documentary filmmaker, died of cancer at his home Sunday, April 14. He was 88. More...

Barbara M. Dade

Barbara M. Dade, 81, of Cold Spring, has died from her battle with mold poisoning. More...

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