Sylvio Nastasi

   Sylvio G Nastasi (Mush) passed away on August 24th at St Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. Sylvio would have been 89 this December. Sylvio was born in Cold Spring in 1927. He worked for his Father James (Jimmy the mason) Nastasi. Full Story

Construction on the Pudding Street overpass won't start until 2019. What are your thoughts?

Commotion at the Bear Mountain Bridge

   The entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge in Continental Village resembled a cops and robbers thriller early Monday when police and emergency responders converged on the span following reports received of three men climbing the bridge’s east tower.The Full Story

Have you done back-to-school shopping yet?

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner to step down next month

   One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial posi Full Story

Felony charges lodged for defacing Garrison bridge

   Defacing a bridge with graffiti is no laughing matter in the eyes of the law, as two northern Westchester teens found out Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Department arrested John Darling, 18, and a 17-year-old, both of Cortlandt Manor, for allegedly sp Full Story

Putnam Valley has banned smoking at parks and beaches. Should Cold Spring do the same?

Oppressive heat and humidity to continue  Free Access 

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   The weather service said the heat index throughout the region ranged from 105 to 110 degrees–making Saturday the warmest day of the year. No relief is in store for Sunday and Monday won’t be much better. Full Story

Given the legislature's recent move to table, do you think a new Senior Center will ever become a reality in Cold Spring?

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Two dozen moms and their kids participate in Big Latch On

   Two dozen of Putnam’s breastfeeding moms from both the eastern and western sections of the county traveled to Carmel FD headquarters Friday and participated in the Big Latch On. Full Story

Monsoons cause havoc across Putnam

   Drought-like conditions quickly evaporated over the weekend when monsoon-type rains pelted the region, causing disruptions. Full Story

Cops: Cold Spring burglar traveled by train to village

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   The arrest of a Dutchess County man last week in connection with the alleged burglaries of businesses throughout Cold Spring as well as communities in southern Dutchess and northern Westchester reads like a script from a feature crime thriller.  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

What's your verdict on the Cold Spring Sidewalk Project?

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

Are you part of the Pokemon craze?

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

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Construction on the Pudding Street overpass won't start until 2019. What are your thoughts?