2020-10-14 E-Edition

Notes from the New Reality: Cycles and Seasons

I was reading a print magazine today. Floods on the Mississippi. Countrywide protests in the streets. Marches on Washington for racial justice. War in a faraway land. Biographies of French style icons, too. It was a Life Magazine, from 1965. (The once-famous juggernaut print publication, known for its photography, now appears only online and in special photo editions.) My parents […]

Water Supply Talks Flow at CS Village Meeting

The majority of the Cold Spring Village Board meeting last week (Oct. 7) was dedicated to a presentation on a water supply study, done by Chazen. The presentation was conducted by Russell Urban-Mead and George Cronk, and included recommended actions the Village could take with regard to supplying water to Cold Spring. These included diverting Jaycox Pond into a reservoir […]

Auto Break-Ins Soar Across County; Culprits Hit Nelsonville & Cold Spring

Lock your car at night! That’s the advice from State Police, the Sheriff’s Department and Cold Spring Police this week following a rash of auto break-in incidents in Cold Spring and Nelsonville, as well as the greater Carmel, Patterson and Southeast area. In Nelsonville, Mayor Michael Bowman’s car was hit, and he alerted residents via Facebook to the overnight thefts, […]

Passenger on Motorcycle Killed in Philipstown

A passenger riding on a motorcycle was killed Saturday afternoon when the two-wheeler was in collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Routes 9 and 301 in Philipstown. Sheriff Robert Langley Tuesday revealed a fatal crash had occurred, but had no additional information concerning the identity, age or place of residence of the victim. No description of the crash […]

TALK of our TOWN

Our food and garden columnist, Katherine Whiteside, has some reflections on 10 years – that’s right, 10 years! – of writing her Gardening Gusto column for us. See page 9 for details, as well as more autumn tips, some history out of Cold Spring, and details on a new local project involving saffron. What a strange and odd time we […]

Janet M. DeMichael

April 23, 1942 - Sept. 26, 2020

Janet M. DeMichael, 78, of Hancock, New York, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at home. She was born on April 23, 1942, in Cold Spring, New York, the daughter of Anthony J. and Helen M. DeMichael. Janet graduated from Haldane High School in 1960 and went on to graduate from Berkeley Business School. Throughout her career she worked […]

Carole Reisman

March 21, 1936 - Oct. 5, 2020

Carole Emily Reisman, a lifelong New Yorker until her move to Fishkill five years ago, died October 5. She was born March 21, 1936, the daughter of John and Ravella (Daving) Scott. An intrepid, independent woman, she enjoyed meeting new people, going to the theatre, museums, and baseball games, and exploring New York City and the world beyond. Her travels […]

Jean Katherine (Hageny) Lahey

Oct. 26, 1934 - Sept. 25, 2020

Jean Katherine (Hageny) Lahey of La Quinta, California died Friday, September 25, 2020, at home, surrounded by family members. Jean was born in New York City on October 26, 1934, to Dr. William J Hageny and Mildred Boyce Hageny. Jean lived for many years in Cold Spring, New York, where her Dad was Supervising Principal of Haldane Central School. She […]

Serino, Astorino and Odell Call for Rebuilding NYS

State Senator Sue Serino, former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and County Executive MaryEllen Odell stood on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel Thursday and outlined a program the trio said would assist taxpayers, families and small business owners reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Serino charged that coronavirus had “ravaged the Hudson Valley by leaving families, business […]