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Kenny & Fran Elmes Sell Gas Station to Outside Party

Follows long battle for Dunkin' Donuts

In a stunning turn of events, Kenny and Fran Elmes have officially thrown in the towel and have sold their land and business to Syed Hussein of Fishkill. After a bitter battle to establish a Dunkin’ Donuts in Cold Spring and astronomical costs i More...

‘National Heritage Area’ Pushed for Hudson Valley

Gillibrand Seeks Study on Park Idea

It was a rainy day at Boscobel on Friday as U.S. More...

Fishing Derby Draws Scores

On Sunday, under blue skies, with the buzzing of cicadas and birdsong filling the dewy morning air, the Garrison Fish and Game Club held its annual Charles Polhemus Sr. Memorial Fishing Derby at its headquarters on S. More...

 

Civics and Politics

Philipstown Dems Pick Candidates

The Philipstown Democrats have made their picks for the 2013 elections. More...

Wind Shifts in Turbine Application

New hearing set for July 8

The homeowner who wants to install a wind turbine on his property in Philipstown is tacking to a new course in seeking town approval.The Zoning Board of Appeals, which is reviewing the matter, met briefly Monday night to discuss the installation of a More...

Debate Over Relocation of Economic Agency at County

While business is on the rebound across Putnam County and the Putnam Economic Development Corporation, led by its recently hired chair—Meghan Taylor— hopes to continue steering economic vitality on both sides of the county, discussion and More...

Community

Area Youth Becomes Eagle Scout

About 150 people showed up to the V.F.W. Sunday in Carmel to watch a local young man, Jonathan French, become an Eagle Scout. More...

Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatcher Assists in Delivering Baby Girl

Just call her “Auntie Robyn!” Putnam 9-1-1 dispatcher Robyn Tricinelli was on duty last Wednesday evening when she received a call from Mandi Scuderi of Putnam Valley who said her son and daughter-inlaw were traveling on I-84 in Stormvill More...

Troop 437 Helps Stock the Pantry

Pictured are some of the over 200 donations collected door-to-door in Philipstown in a little over an hour by Boy Scout Troop 437. All donations will go to the Philipstown Food Pantry. Photo Provided. More...

Attractions

Snapping Turtles Visit Boscobel

The weather cleared up just in time for the 19th annual Snapping Turtle Walk at Boscobel this past Saturday. More...

Library Hosts Build- Your-Own Rain Barrel Workshop

Watering lawns and gardens can account for as much as forty per cent of summertime water use, and divert potable water to the yard. Save money by watering with rainwater. And save the tap water for drinking! More...

Fire Tower Ceremony at Mt. Beacon

The Mt. Beacon Fire Tower Restoration Committee Proudly Announces the Grand Opening of the Historic Mt. Beacon Fire Tower circa 1931 on Saturday June 22, 2013 at the corner of Howland Ave. and Wolcott St. (Route 9D) 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Stanley ‘Mackey’ Budney

Cold Spring native was cherished community member

Stanley “Mackey” Budney, age 88, of Cold Spring, has died after a battle with cancer for over a year, at home, on June 11, 2013. Born in Cold Spring on November 12, 1924, he was the son of Josephine Wienczkowski and Maryan Budney. More...

Lillian M. Feeney

Former Putnam Valley Town Clerk

Lillian Mary Feeney of Putnam Valley died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Hudson Valley Hospital. She was 89.Mrs. More...

Gerard Gage

Gerard Gage, a longtime resident of Cold Spring, died at Vassar Brothers Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, on Sunday, June 9. He was 51 years old. More...

Breaking News - 6/17/2013 1:52 PM

Hossu Testifies Before Grand Jury, in Unusual Step

The former personal trainer of District Attorney Adam Levy, Alexandru Hossu, who has been charged with raping a 12-year old Southeast girl three years ago, testified Friday before a grand jury. More...

Hundreds Pay Respects at Wake, Funeral

Mackey Budney remembered Friday, Saturday

UPDATED: Hundreds paid their respects at the wake Friday and then the funeral on Saturday for Stanley 'Mackey' Budney.Some 150 people attended Saturday morning's 50-minute service at Our Lady of Loretto Church, and many, many more than that attended More...

Falloon Pays Tribute to Community Legends

At Tuesday night’s Village Board meeting, Mayor J. Ralph Falloon paid tribute to two of Colds Spring’s most beloved citizens, Mackey Budney and Dick Turner. More...

Rts. 9D, 9 & Snake Hill Face Delays, Closures

Last week The Vestry of St. Philip’s Church in Garrison sent out an informational advisory notice alerting members, the community and visitors “to the upcoming road construction on Route 9D and its effect on traffic in and around St. More...

Hail to Haldane’s Top Students

Salutatorian - The Haldane 2013 Salutatorian is Simon Close. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

CIA Bash Is Set, But Not for Island

The invitation says that he Constitution Island Association will be holding their ninth annual Seafood Barbecue on June 22, from 5-8:30 p.m. More...

Who Loves Cold, Rainy Weather in June? (Best Springtime Salad Ever!)

Gardening GUSTO

It’s not looking great for homegrown tomatoes so far. The cold, rainy and windy weather is very stressful for heat-seeking vegetables like cucumbers, squash, beans, and tomatoes. My tomato starts were planted out June 1st and they look measly. More...

Surfboards, Then a Turn to Art

Art to Wear Too and Gallery 66 NY are co-sponsoring a month-long series of events that will include many of our local merchants, and will focus on “Fashion as Art.” One of the featured artists is Frederick Wardy, who has a connection to More...

Schools

Celebrating a Beloved Teacher

Mrs. Jeanne Burruano is retiring after 20 years at Putnam Valley Elementary School. More...

Haldane Class of 2013

Full Story

Community Nursery School Enjoys Pizza for Breakfast

The Community Nursery School and Learning Center enjoyed “pizza for breakfast.” Thank you, Angelina’s, for welcoming us and donating the pizzas! 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

Philipstown Recreation Department News  Free Access 

Updated listings as of June 17th

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...

All Sport Welcomes Fishkill Relay for Life

Relay For Life is a family friendly event that celebrates the lives of people who are battling cancer, remembers loved ones lost, and brings people together to fight back against the disease. Funds are raised for research, education and support. More...

Baseball, Softball Teams Fall In Regional Finals

Pierson/Bridgehampton knocks off both Blue Devils’ squads to advance

One team’s season ended too soon, the other’s extended beyond their wildest dreams. One game was a nail biter, one not so much. 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

Col d 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

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com LOOKING TO PURCHASE Home or building with store front in the village of Cold Spring. More...

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