2022-02-16 E-Edition


The sleepy Hamlet of Garrison resembled the scene of a ‘cops and robbers’ thriller on the big screen Sunday morning when members of the Sheriff’s Department and State Police converged on the Garrison Gulf Service Station located at 1122 Route 9D, adjacent to the Garrison School, for a report of an armed robbery. The Putnam 9-1-1 Center received a call […]

Sheriff Kevin McConville Addresses Protective Services Committee

Putnam’s new Sheriff Kevin McConville was given a hearty welcome last Thursday evening (Feb. 10) when visiting a meeting of the Legislature’s Protective Services Committee. Legislators Ginny Nacerino and Amy Sayegh, who sit on the committee, were joined by fellow Legislators Nancy Montgomery, Toni Addonizio, Paul Jonke and Joseph Castellano for a 20-minute presentation by Putnam’s new head lawman. McConville […]

As Programming Expands, Event Manager Joins Boscobel Staff

Boscobel has announced the hiring of Ryan Hontz as the museum’s event manager. Ryan comes to Boscobel House and Gardens with ten years of experience creating personalized events in New York City’s premier venues, including Rockefeller Center, The New York Public Library, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and The Brooklyn Museum. “As Boscobel grows and diversifies public programming and private rentals, […]

Village Board Delays Decision on Outsourcing Garbage Collection

The Cold Spring Village Board last week (Feb. 9) delayed voting on the Royal Carting bid for garbage and recycling collection while attorneys for the village and Royal review the contract’s final details. Trustee Joe Curto, who has been involved in the talks, advised other trustees that given the significance of the decision, a short delay would allow both parties […]

Talk of our Town

Truly, it’s a wonderful thing to see bald eagles along the Hudson River. Hundreds gathered at Boscobel on Saturday for eagle spotting. To think, they were on the brink of extinction. We have photos from Luke Tippett inside and atop p. 1. The change in garbage collection in the Village of Cold Spring continues to move ahead and looks headed […]

Catherine (Cathy) Isler

December 25, 1940 – February 13, 2022

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, Friend. Cold Spring resident since 1976. A Christmas baby, Catherine was born to Thomas and Dorothy Barca in Yonkers, New York on December 25, 1940. Catherine was the eldest child, and enjoyed life with her younger siblings, Alyce, Dotty, Tommy and Bill. She met the love of her life, Frederick Isler, when she […]

Danka Ilieva Lambova

January 23, 1931 – February 11, 2022

Danka Ilieva Lambova, a resident of Cold Spring since 2015, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2022, at home surrounded by her daughter. She was 91. Born on January 23, 1931, in Bulgaria to the late Ilia and Maria Danov, she lived in Bulgaria until 2007 when she immigrated to the United States to be closer to her daughters Ilka […]

Remembering Mary Ellen Finger

December 30, 1951 - February 8, 2017

You are missed. ~Dave, Johanna, and Friends

McCarthy to Leave Hub

Danielle Pack McCarthy, Philipstown Behavioral Health Hub’s founder and executive director, is stepping down after nearly four years of service. “My mission from day one was to establish the Hub to serve as a local resource for Philipstown’s residents, and to get it up and running in order to hand over to evolve beyond my vision,” she said. “Every decision […]