May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Valve Surgery, 7 Feet Under

In 50 minutes Tuesday morning, the Cold Spring Water & Wastewater Department and the village’s water main contractor cut off water to large parts of the village, replaced a valve and then restored service. More...

Memorial Day Celebrated: Vets Remembered, Guns Fired & Wreaths Laid

If ye break faith with us who dieWe shall not sleep, though poppies growIn Flanders fields. –John McCrae More...

Tee Up for a Summer of Golf Outings Around Putnam

Grab your golf bag and lace up your spikes: golf season is here. More...

Work in Village on Friday May Not Smell so Sweet

The Village of Cold Spring issued this announcement on Thursday afternoon: More...

 

Civics and Politics

Good Luck - It’s Mike Bowman and Gretchen Dykstra to the Historic Board

The Historic District Review Board is getting some new blood. More...

Legislators Request Extension of Local Sales Tax Hike

Putnam lawmakers have called on the State Legislature to give the county some latitude when it comes to generating sales tax dollars by extending its current rate for the next two years. More...

Putnam Democrats Endorse Candidates For Legislature

Putnam Democrats have endorsed two candidates to run for the county Legislature this fall. More...

Schools

Garden Club, Contractor Renovate Flagpole

Over the past year, members of the Philipstown Garden Club (PGC) worked hard to restore and improve the base of the flagpole at the Garrison School with beautiful plants and flowers. More...

Putnam Valley District Faces Leadership Vacuum at Critical Time  Free Access 

Putnam Valley’s May 21 school board election results have some residents concerned about the future. More...

Year Winds Down for Putnam Valley School Board

At the Putnam Valley School Board meeting on Thursday night, May 23, it felt as if everyone needed a rest. More...

Religious News

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

Blue Devils Rout Solomon Schechter 12-0

Face rival Tuckahoe in sectional final

Tom Virgadamo’s Haldane baseball team made quick work of visiting Solomon Schechter, scoring four first inning runs en route to a lopsided 12-0 win in the Section 1 Class C semi-finals. More...

Philipstown Recreation Department News  Free Access 

Newly updated listings

Phone: 424-4618 Fax: 424-4686. Website: philipstownrecreation.com F.I.S.H. Phone: 424-4669. For your convenience registration forms are available at the Philipstown Town Clerk’s Office. PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS- Community Center More...

Downstate 14 Black Takes Gold Medal

Downstate 14 Black took the Gold Medal for the 2nd time at Penn State AAU Championships. This earns them a National bid to the AAU Championships in Orlando this summer. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Jennifer Cotennec & Garrett Christensen to Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Cotennec of Cold Spring are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer, to Garrett Christensen, son of Dr. and Mrs. Shane Christensen of Kansas City, Missouri. 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...

Help Wanted

SCHOOL DISTRICT CLERK Part time Immediate vacancy for District Clerk to be appointed by and report to the Garrison Board of Education. More...

Breaking News - 6/4/2013 10:00 AM

Temporary Water Line Ruptures  Free Access 

Quickly repaired as water overhaul continues

As water main work continues in Cold Spring, a hiccup occurred Tuesday morning as a temporary line ruptured, the second time in three days for such a mishap.Here is the text of the village’s statement, from early Tuesday morning: More...

Breaking News - 6/4/2013 7:54 PM

Haldane Beats Rhinebeck, 9-0

In game Tuesday at Dutchess Stadium

More details of Tuesday game shortly. More...

Golf & Much More at Two Garrison Clubs

Counted among the best golf courses in Putnam County, The Garrison, located on US 9 at Snake Hill Road, sits on a pristine 300-acre property with sweeping 360 degree views of the Hudson River and a breathtaking mountainous landscape. More...

Taking Issue with ‘Community Day’

Village renames event ‘Independence Day Celebration’

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

Smith Wins Backing at GOP Convention

Sheriff Don Smith received the backing of the Putnam County Republican Committee Tuesday evening at its nominating convention held in Carmel. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Theater Production Set for This Weekend  Free Access 

Another stellar Mechalakos/Haldane play set for May 31 & June 1

Shows of The Great All- American Musical Disaster Tickets are set for May 31 and June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Haldane School Auditorium. Tickets are $15 general/$5 students and seniors. More...

Arts Alliance Offers ‘Not Always Black & White’

Please join us at the Westchester Gallery for the Peekskill Arts Alliance exhibit, It’s Not Always Black & White, featuring works by Peekskill Arts Alliance member artists. More...

Cheap and Cheerful: Interesting Annuals (and Nasturtium Capers)

Gardening GUSTO

There’s a lot of moaning and hand-wringing at plant nurseries right now: this is the time when many gardeners here in Zones Five-y Six-ish buy vast flats of impatiens in rainbow ice-pop colors. More...

Community

Golden Eagle Returned To The Wild

It was a Kodak moment when a gravely injured Golden Eagle—a bird often found in the Rockies and the Sierra Nevadas—and rarely seen in the eastern U.S. was returned to the wild atop Quaker Hill in Pawling. More...

County Seniors Are Learning Computers

If you are a senior interested in learning about computers, you can register for a variety of classes offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at the Koehler Senior Center 180 Rt. More...

Baby's First Parade

Philipstown Clerk Tina Merando had a special guest out for Monday’s parade: Her first granddaughter, Gulianna Bova, 2-1/2 months. “She does like to be pushed, and she likes the fresh air,” Tina said. More...

Attractions

Join Abigail & John Adams for Dinner

On Saturday, June 8, Mount Gulian Historic Site will hold its 18th Annual Historical Dinner, from 5 to 9 p.m. The evening will include a colonial era-inspired dinner and the presence of actors portraying Abigail and John Adams. More...

Lecture, Tour of ‘Arnold’s Flight’ for Seniors

Benedict Arnold was an American traitor who fled along the path known as “Arnold’s Flight” in Garrison when it was discovered that he was going to betray West Point. On Thursday, June 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Free Summer Admission for Military Families

Boscobel

Active duty military and their families can enjoy free admission at Boscobel House & Gardens, plus more than 1,800 other museums nationwide, from Memorial Day until Labor Day 2013 through the Blue Star Museums program. More...

Perspectives

The Devastating Effect of Lyme Disease

The number of people diagnosed with Lyme disease is on a steady upswing, and if symptoms are left unchecked it can have a devastating effect. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Breaking News - 6/3/2013 1:02 PM

Ida R. Contaldi, age 100

Visitation Tuesday, Services Wednesday

Ida R. Contaldi, age 100, of Cold Spring, died on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Skyview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Croton-on-Hudson. Born in New York City, on March 2, 1913 she was the daughter of the late Andrea and Augustina (Marra) Russo. More...

Audrey P. Ridpath

Audrey P. Ridpath of Garrison passed away at Rosary Hill, Hawthorne, under the loving care of the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. She was raised in Ossining, and was the daughter of John and Sarah (McAllister) Stubing. More...

Rachel Berry

Rachel Berry, 87, of Peekskill, died in her sleep Sunday May 26. She was born in 1926 in London, England, to the late Abraham and Yissua Yadgaroff. More...

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