Dutchess man charged with Cold Spring burglaries

   Residents and businesspeople in the lower Hudson Valley can breathe a sigh of relief now that a Dutchess County man has been arrested on charges of committing a series of burglaries in Cold Spring as well as in communities throughout southern Dutches Full Story

Residents Air Concerns on Road Resurfacing  Free Access 

   Philipstown residents took to Facebook in recent days to talk about the road resurfacing throughout town that has left what many believe is too much loose gravel.The resurfacing is not a full repaving, but rather, a step down from that. Full Story

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Josephine Pidala  Free Access 

    Josephine Pidala, age 87, a lifelong Cold Spring resident died on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Cold Spring on September 30, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. Full Story

Two men seriously injured in Garrison crash

   Two men suffered serious injuries Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 9D, one mile south of Route 403, in Garrison. The crash took place around 1:20 p.m. Full Story

Troopers avert calamity at Bear Mountain Bridge

   A 21-year-old Hawthorne man is alive today thanks to the expertise of the New York State Police. Troopers were summoned to the Putnam side of the Bear Mountain Bridge on Sunday night for a report of a suicidal person attempting to jump off the span. Full Story

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Crashes snarl interstate traffic in Putnam

   Sections of Routes 84 and 684 resembled parking lots in Southeast Sunday afternoon following a series of crashes that sent numerous people to area hospitals. Full Story

How concerned are you about the recent burglaries in Cold Spring?

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James O’Neill remembered as a ‘super-human’ who wanted to help

   It was standing room only inside St. James Church in Carmel Friday when hundreds of mourners paid their respects to James O’Neill. Retired NYPD Sergeant Supervisor James O’Neill died suddenly July 17 at the age of 59. Full Story

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Traffic nightmare expected throughout western Putnam  Free Access 

   The closing of the Tappan Zee Bridge due to a crane collapse at noon-time Tuesday is expected to result in nightmarish traffic congestion throughout western Putnam as vehicles attempting to cross the Hudson migrate to the north.  Full Story

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Trio of Break-ins on Main Street

   Monday morning in Cold Spring, two businesses and a church discovered they had been burglarized overnight.  Full Story

Dana Ann Toops Duncan  Free Access 

   Dana Ann Toops Duncan, age 41 passed away suddenly due to a tragic car accident on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in New Lebanon, Ohio.  Born on November 7, 1974 in Cold Spring, N.Y.  Dana was raised in Cold Spring and graduated from Haldane Cent Full Story

Jane M. Palmero  Free Access 

   Jane M. Palmero, age 89, a lifelong area resident, died on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Full Story

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Identity thieves on the prowl across Putnam

   Identity thieves exploiting the call forwarding feature on victims’ phones and accessing their e-mail accounts to conceal the thievery have victimized at least a half dozen Putnam residents in recent days.The Putnam Sheriff’s Department is investigat Full Story

Compared to past years' Independence Day celebrations, how would you rate this year's in Cold Spring?

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Fourth of July Classic attracts 400 runners from across county

   Four hundred runners from throughout the region were up early on Independence Day and participated in the Taconic Road Runner’s 44 Full Story


A Star-Spangled Celebration in Cold Spring  Free Access 

   A star-spangled summer Sunday proved to be the perfect afternoon for Cold Spring’s Independence Day Parade. Full Story

Marcia A. DiCastro  Free Access 

   Marcia A. DiCastro, age 69, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor.  Born in Cold Spring,  on January 5, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Bernard J. and Mary E. Full Story

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It’s Oliva versus Maloney in November

   Putnam’s Republican-endorsed candidate for the 18th Congressional District race, Phil Oliva of Somers, was victorious Tuesday, defeating Kenneth Del Vecchio of Warwick in a GOP Primary. Oliva tallied 584 votes in Putnam compared to Del Vecchio’s Full Story

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Assembly kills Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

   So much for Putnam shoppers getting a tax break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear. Full Story

Connecticut cop critically injured in Taconic crash

   A Connecticut motorcycle cop was critically injured Wednesday in a freak mishap that closed the southbound lanes of the Taconic State Parkway in the area of Bryant Pond Road near the Putnam Valley-Town of Carmel line for several hours. Full Story

Putnam to implement Animal Cruelty Registry Law

Committee unanimously approves measure

   Calling animal cruelty a “serious problem, resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year across the United States,” the Putnam Legislature’s Rules, Enactments and Full Story

Do blue LED lights in Cold Spring concern you?

Patricia C. Sexton  Free Access 

   Patricia C. Sexton, age 69, of Cold Spring, NY, died peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. Full Story

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