2019-05-01

2019-05-01 E-Edition

Breakneck Ridge Trail Closed Following Rockslide


The popular Breakneck Ridge hiking trail on the border of Putnam and Dutchess counties remains closed following a weekend rockslide; authorities also closed Route 9D north of Cold Spring for a time. Dan Keefe, Public Information Officer for the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, reported Monday the trail in the Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve will be […]

Girl Scouts Visit Newspaper HQ, Plan Cleanup at Little Stony Point This Weekend


Join Girl Scout Troop 2032 for a cleanup event on Saturday, May 4th, at Little Stony Point from 10 am to 1 pm. This event will be part of Riverkeeper’s 8th annual Riverkeeper Sweep and “I Love My Parks”, a day of service for the Hudson River. Clean-up volunteers will receive refreshments and raffle tickets. Participants can also search for […]

Chamber Awards Dinner Lauds Businesses Old & New

Some 100 people noshed, networked and celebrated local business last Thursday evening at the Dutchess Manor for the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce’s Awards Dinner. The awards included, a “Presidential Award” to Kate Liberman, who led the chamber until recently stepping down; the Chamber’s Baumgarten Scholarship, which went to Sam Curto; the People’s Choice awards (selected by public vote), […]

Depot Theatre Benefit to Hail Pediatrician Gergely Two decades of youth programming also noted


Dr. Peter Gergely has been the pediatrician to scores and scores of the young actors and future stars on stage in the Philipstown Depot Theatre’s youth productions. Meanwhile, the Theatre’s youth programming is now 20 years old, it has produced 92 kids’ shows, and served more than 600 youth. So it’s surely appropriate to note both the programming over two […]

Talk of our Town

Don’t forget! This Sunday, May 5, is the Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Cold Spring Reservoir along Fishkill Road. It starts at 8am. We figure that even a bad day of fishing is a pretty good day, and going fishing with children surely can’t be beat. The event is free. Valenti was pouring concrete […]

Meetings This Week

Wed May 16pm-Put Valley Pre-Work Session/Public Hearing7:30pm-Philipstown Pre-Board in Town Hall Thurs May 27:15pm-Philipstown Monthly in Town Hall Mon May 66pm-Put Valley Planning Board Tues May 77pm- Haldane BOE in Music Room7pm-PVCSD BOE7:30pm-Cold Spring Trustees in Village Hall

Education Meeting Set for Community Choice

The Hudson Valley Community Power team will be hosting two public education meetings to provide an update on the Community Choice program, including the price and energy-source mix of supply options, and Program participation logistics. The meetings will be held as follows: · Thursday, May 9th, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in Cold Spring Village Hall. · Thursday, May 9th, […]

Betty Jean Vanzo

Betty Jean Vanzo of Cold Spring passed away peacefully at home on April 16, 2019. She was 92. Born on November 6, 1926, in Paducah, Kentucky to the late John and Ethel Rawlings Woeltz. Betty loved crafting, she excelled at crossword puzzles and was loved by all. She was always smiling and had a way of making everyone feel special. […]

Church Events Around the Region

IN COLD SPRING: COLD SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH June 15-9am-12pm Homemade Salad & Soup Sale at Cold Spring UMC. Pre- Orders: CSUMWAAol.com June 21-Ice Cream Social & Magic Show at Cold Spring UMC July 8-11 Peace Camp for Grades K-5 * Don’t forget, services switch monthly between Cold Spring UMC & South Highland UMC. May Worship will be at South […]