2022-11-09 E-Edition

Girl Scouts Lead Pledge for Town Board

Girl Scout Troop 1091 led the Pledge of Allegiance last week at the Philipstown Town Board meeting Thursday evening. They are studying for their Congress badge, and stayed for a public hearing on a rezoning.

Philipstown Board to Seek County Services

The Philipstown Town Board at its meeting Thursday (Nov. 3) learned that Supervisor John Van Tassel and Councilman Bob Flaherty had met with incoming Putnam County Executive Kevin Byrne regarding the coming year. Van Tassel said that Byrne is unlikely to continue the ‘share the growth’ program, initiated by County Executive MaryEllen Odell and the Legislature, that shares a portion […]

Montgomery Apologizes to Residents of Cold Spring

Legislator Nancy Montgomery apologized to residents of Cold Spring last week for the county’s failure to return large amounts of sales tax revenue to the village which has become a main tourist attraction in the Hudson Valley. Montgomery, who represents constituents in greater Philipstown and a small section of Putnam Valley, issued her remarks at the conclusion of last week’s […]

Philipstown & Putnam Valley to Salute Veterans on Friday

Veterans Day is being observed Friday throughout Putnam County. Services will be held countywide on Friday beginning at 9:30 am with the initial ceremony at the Lake Carmel Veterans Monument off Terry Hill Road. At 10:30 am a parade is scheduled for Mahopac that will proceed from the post home to the Veterans Monument on East Lake Blvd. In Brewster, […]

Pre Election Day Rallies

Residents of Putnam went to the polls Tuesday to elect a variety of officials representing federal, state, county, town and village positions. Last Saturday, in an attempt to get out the vote, Democrats and Republicans gathered at rallies in the greater Carmel area. In Mahopac along Route 6 about one half mile north of the Westchester County line, gubernatorial hopeful […]

Talk of our Towns

Chris D’Antoni took the lovely autumn shot on the top of A1. It was along Barrett Pond Road, North Highland, about 10 days ago. There are still some leaves on the trees, so if you want a last look, go now. All in all, the foliage splendor was quite a bit better than we had expected some weeks ago. Reader-submitted […]

Claremont Trio In Performance at The Chapel Restoration November 20

Cold Spring – The Chapel Restoration will close out the 2022 Sunday Music Series with the renowned Claremont Trio on November 20. Violinist Emily Bruskin, cellist Julia Bruskin and pianist Sophiko Simsive will perform Brahms Trio in B Major and Fanny Mendelssohn Trio in D Minor. The performance begins at 4 pm at the historic Chapel on the Hudson River […]

Paula Rios (née: Asmond/King/Manolio)

May 30th, 1943 – October 11th, 2022

Paula Mary Rios, 79, passed away on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022, at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital. She was born in Middletown, New York, on May 30th, 1943. Paula was happily married to Miguel Rios for over 25 years. She was the daughter of Helen L. and Frank King of New York. Paula worked for the government (Navy Finance Center […]

New Philipstown Cares Coalition Launches Community Needs Assessment

In the aftermath of COVID 19 and amidst cost of living increases, local community organizations have experienced a surge in the number of Philipstown residents requesting support services. While community groups have worked to keep up with this rise in local demand, it has been impossible to gauge unmet need in the Town of Philipstown because of a lack of […]