May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislature Overrides on Indian Point

Odell veto nixed 8-1

By a vote of 8 to 1, the Putnam Legislature has overridden County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s veto of legislation that called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to expand the emergency evacuation zone around Indian Point from 10 miles to 50 miles.& More...

Veterans Take Issue With ‘Community Day’  Free Access 

Village renames event ‘Independence Day Celebration’

At the May 22 meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board Mayor J. More...

Tamagna Says He Will Leave Chamber

Deputy County Planner Vincent Tamagna will resign his post as president of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, Tamagna said last Thursday evening. More...

Continental Village Firefighter Charged With Impersonating Cop

A Continental Village firefighter is facing felony charges of criminal impersonation for allegedly identifying himself as a police officer during a dispute in downtown Peekskill. More...

Memorial Day Weekend Schedule  Free Access 

9 a.m. Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day Parade starts promptly at 9 a.m. at the Municipal Building, Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

Memorial Day Weekend Notices  Free Access 

Watch for regular updates

- The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison will be closed on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day weekend. The library will remain closed on Sundays until September 8th. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Garrison Sign Restored to Former Glory

A once-forgotten sign that for years graced the lower railroad tracks at the Garrison Train Station has been restored to its former glory and moved to a prominent new home, on the other side of the tracks from where it was formerly located. More...

Memorial Day at the Fishkill Burial Grounds  Free Access 

Attend a Memorial Service beginning at the Historic Van Wyck Homestead in Fishkill, 504 Rte. 9, Fishkill. More...

Guinan’s Development Back on Track

The Philipstown Planning Board met Thursday night, May 16, at a new location, the Butterfield Library. More...

Schools

Music Students Achieve High Notes at Solo Festival

Garrison School music students recently participated in the 2013 New York State School Music Association Solo Festival on April 26 and 27. More...

Garrison School Celebrates Learning Differences

On Thursday, May 9, the Garrison School celebrated Differences Day; a day in which K-8th graders participated in activities developed to educate students about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); a disorder characterized by a problem wit More...

Elementary School Celebrates Read Aloud Day

Members of the law enforcement community joined elected officials, educators, business people and members of the media for Putnam Valley Elementary School’s annual Read Aloud Day. More...

Religious News

Catechists Celebrate at Loretto

Catechist: A Religious Education teacher who “echoes” the Faith of the Holy Catholic Church in order to inspire discipleship of Jesus Christ, in concordance with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. More...

First Presbyterian Church Welcomes New Members

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, in Cold Spring, welcomed 3 new members of the confirmation class this past Sunday: (l to r): Claire Reid, Allie LoRocco and Jocelyn Lane, shown in photo with Rev. Leslie Mott. More...

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. Leslie Mott, Pastor presbychurchcoldspring.org email: 1presbyterian@gmail.com More...

Sports

Sabres Triumph in White Plains, Plus Two Ties for Boys’ Soccer Teams

Daggers Clip New Rochelle’s Wings in 4-4 Tie After their stunning upset of the first-place Rockland Rage, the U-14 Daggers once again had something to prove, considering the prior meeting with the New Rochelle Eagles early this season was a f More...

Haldane Baseball Closes Strong

Set to open sectional play against Solomon Schechter

The Haldane baseball team has struggled all season to find the consistency and chemistry that helped propel them to last year’s state final. More...

A Win & A Loss for Tenacious Girls’ Soccer Players

Eagles Carry Away Win From Rye 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...

For Rent

Cold Spring - 1BR apt L/R w/fplc, Kit, Dining Area, BR, tiled bath, Private Entrance, parking, 3 miles to train. $1,100/mo. Heat, Hot Water & Electr. Included. Owner/Broker (914) 953-3720 ofice/retail space 800 sf. & 1,400 sf. More...

Real Estate

HOUSE FOR SALE By owner, Cold Spring, 3bdrm, 1 1/2 bths, 2 story, 2 car garage, walk to train. $465,000. Pre-Qual. only. Call 760-369-6520 (pacific time) or email  lari1944@live.com. More...

Breaking News - 5/25/2013 1:01 PM

A New Spirit of Cooperation Between Boards over Butterfield

A joint meeting between the Village Board and the Planning Board started with some promise at Village Hall. More...

Cold Spring to Run Dry on Tuesday  Free Access 

Interruption will last a few hours, Village says

The Cold Spring Water & Wastewater Department issued a warning to residents that the water supply to most of the lower half of the village will be interrupted on Tuesday, May 28th, at 9 am. More...

Melissa Castro-santos: The Heart of a Survivor  Free Access 

200 people test bone marrow for a local mother

On Wednesday, the community came together in a big way as over 200 people came to the OWL Building in Fishkill to take part in a donor registry, to see if they were a bone marrow match for a local mother of three. More...

Three Boys Charged in Butterfield Fire

Three youths aged 14 and 15 face charges of juvenile delinquency when appearing in Putnam County Family Court next month following their arrests for causing a fire at the former Butterfield Hospital in Cold Spring. More...

Philipstown Looks to Vets for Space; a Town Campus?

The Philipstown Town Board on Wednesday night analyzed the future of town properties. More...

Voters Approve School Spending in Haldane, Garrison & Putnam Valley

School budget proposals across western Putnam County all passed on May 21. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s two-percent tax levy cap appears to have worked its electoral magic for another year, and despite a comparatively light turnout. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Cicadas in the Air  Free Access 

Cold Spring professor explains the 17-year phenomenon

It’s official: cicadas have arrived in Philipstown. And Cold Spring resident David Rothenberg couldn’t be more pleased. More...

It’s Not Too Late. In Fact, It’s the Perfect Time (and Three Garden Potions)

Gardening GUSTO

Don’t fret if you feel “behind” this week in the garden. In fact, all those Johnny- Jump-Start gardeners needed to scamper mightily to protect susceptible tenders from two mid-May frosts. More...

Beyond the Fringe: Trust Us, We’re Your Leaders

Philipstown Depot Theatre

Irreverent, iconoclastic, and, above all, very funny, “Beyond the Fringe,” presented by Philipstown Depot Theatre and World’s End Theatre, is a must see. More...

Community

Restaurant Packed for Naser Memorial

Depot Restaurant
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Philipstown residents showed up in force on Thursday night for a fundraiser for the family of Naser Abdelhady. Over $11,000 and counting came in. More...

Hands-on Business Promotes Healing, Wellness  Free Access 

It’s hard to imagine Brad Teasdale doing anything else but making people feel calm and relaxed. His entire demeanor is peaceful as he pads across a flagstone floor and effortlessly places himself on a wooden bench for our conversation. More...

Historic Nelsonville Building Up For Sale

One of Philipstown’s most historic buildings is on the market. The H.D. Champlin & Sons Horseshoeing and Wagon Making, at 286 Main Street in Nelsonville, stands as a testament to an era gone-by. More...

Attractions

Yoga With A View Classes to Begin Soon

Boscobel

Attaining inner peace is easier when your outer place is as inspiring as the views from Boscobel. Learn to breathe better in a place that promises to take your breath away. More...

Nature Museum Crawls Over to Philipstown with Turtles

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is bringing its environmental expertise and live animals to the east side of the Hudson! On Sunday, June 2, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Big Trucks at the Library

The Butterfield Library will host the 8th Annual Big Truck Day on Sunday, June 2nd, from 11am to 2pm. This fun family event is affordable for everyone. Admission is a donation that fits your budget. More...

Letters to the Editor

Senator Gipson To Majority Leadership: Bring Term Limits To The Floor

To the Editor: I don’t get angry easily, but right now I am outraged. It’s time for those who hold the reins of power in Albany to be taken to task for the culture of corruption they have allowed to fester over the last decade. More...

Pen Has Made Us The Land of the Free

To the Editor: The current citizen uproar re: the targeting of individuals by the IRS simply on the basis of their political beliefs is a rebuke to the perpetuation of the mythology by the NRA and its supporters that the only weapon against an abuse More...

97% of Scientists Agree About Climate Change

To the Editor: A review of 12,000 papers on climate change, in the May 15th issue of "Environmental Research Letters", found that 97 percent of scientists attribute climate change to human activities. More...

Births

Mario Michael and Eva Liliana Gregorio

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Gregorio proudly announce the arrival of their twins, Mario Michael and Eva Liliana, on March 22, 2013. Mario Michael was born at 8:43 p.m. weighing 6 lbs., 5 oz., and Eva Liliana was born at 10:04 p.m. weighing 6 lbs., 3 oz. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Audrey P. Ridpath

Visitation Friday, Funeral Saturday

Audrey P. More...

Celebrating the Life of Philip Cerniglia

Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Phil’s life on June 9th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Highlands Country Club, 955 Route 9D, Garrison. More...

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