September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Turbine Debate Still Spinning Before ZBA

Opponents make case; decision set for Oct. 1

With Robert Dee at the helm and the previous chairman, Vincent Cestone, seated at the end of the table, the Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals met for yet another public hearing on the controversial residential wind turbine proposal that has occupie More...

La Estancia Colombiana Deli

Mother & sons prepare authentic regional cuisine

If you are headed north to Fishkill on Route 9 you might have noticed a colorful hand painted sign that says, “La Estancia Colombiana Deli,” right before Vera’s market.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Plum Tuckered Out (with EZ Jarred Plums and Plum Upside-Down Skillet Cake)

Gardening GUSTO

Grandmother Miriam was a beautiful woman with immense energy. She and my grandfather retired to a small farm (90 acres) in the Blue Ridge Mountains where they raised beef, lamb, chickens, guineas, peacocks, and lots of fruits and vegetables. More...

A Coltrane Tribute at the Chapel

Chapel Restoration

The life and legacy of the late, legendary virtuoso jazz saxophonist and composer, John Coltrane, will be celebrated two days prior to what would have been his 87th birthday by the celebrated John Coltrane Tribute Band in a special free evening conce More...

Live Music Calendar

Saturday September 14 Diane Newlander Unitarian Universalist Cong., 9 Vance Road, Rock Tavern www.hudsonvalleyfolkguild.org Tenbrooks Molly  The Silver Spoon, 124 Main St., Cold Spring www.silverspooncoldspring.com  More...

Community

9/11 Remembered in Garrison

Sunday morning a crowd of more than 50 gathered at Graymoor’s St. Jude’s pond and prayer garden for the annual World Trade Center Memorial. The short ceremony began as Br. More...

Suzie Q’s Emporium, Back in Ireland Set to Close

Frozenberry quickly changes hands, for more movement on Main

Another Main Street business is sadly going out of business. Suzie Q’s Emporium and Back in Ireland, located at 65 Main Street, is shutting its doors forever.   More...

Senior Picnic in Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Board held their annual Senior Citizen Picnic on Saturday, at Mayor’s Park. About 150 seniors gathered under the Pavilion for juicy hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixings. More...

Attractions

Putnam History Museum to Host Annual Gala

A Celebration of the Pursuit of Knowledge and the Passion to Illuminate

The Putnam History Museum Board cordially invites the community to its Annual Gala “A Celebration of the Pursuit of Knowledge and the Passion to Illuminate,” September 22nd, 5 p.m. at the Highlands Country Club in Garrison, NY. More...

Inaugural Beacon Independent Film Festival Announces Lineup

  The 1st Annual Beacon Independent Film Festival (BIFF) will be held at University Settlement Camp in Beacon, NY on September 13 through 15.  More...

Haldane Booster Club Revs Up A New Car Show

Have you ever pictured yourself behind the wheel of a Corvette with huge tires, pipes down the side, metallic flames painted on the hood, and horsepower to spare? More...

Letters to the Editor

Urgent Signs for Cold Spring

The writer has asked us to share this letter with our readers. It was sent to Commissioner Fred Pena, Vincent Tamagna, and Legislators Barbara Scuccimarra, Dini LoBue, and Sam Oliverio.  To the Editor:  More...

Religion, Church & State

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The Start of the Next World War?

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Obituaries  Free Access 

William M. Karabinos

William M. Karabinos, age 93, of Cortlandt Manor, NY, died on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Cortlandt Health Care Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY.   Born in Avella, PA, on March 7, 1920, he was the son of the late George and Anna Karabinos. More...

RoseAnn Kempter Svoboda

RoseAnn Kempter Svoboda, age 62, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at her residence in Dingmans Ferry, PA. Born in Rockaway NY on July 28, 1951, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Howard) Mazziotti. More...

Breaking News - 9/13/2013 10:42 AM

Hogan and Rossi of Brewster Named Village Counsel - Gaba Gone

At a special Village Board meeting Wednesday evening, the Board of Trustees named a new Law Firm of Hogan and Rossi to replace current Village counsel Steve Gaba.  Gaba, of Drake, Loeb, Heller, Kennedy, Gogerty, Gaba & Rodd, will be rep More...

Constitution Island Plan for Repairs to Warner Home Afloat

At Tuesday night’s Village Board meeting, Mayor J. Ralph Falloon said he has met with West Point top brass for a walk-through of Constitution Island and, “They are getting behind the original intent of the grant…”   More...

Senator Gipson Views Butterfield Site

“It’s a great project, it’s just a great project,” said State Senator Terry Gipson about the future development of Butterfield property. More...

First Day of School at Garrison, Haldane

  Second grader Monica Drotar and 5th grader Lily Albertson exit the school bus on Garrison’s first day of classes Wednesday. Haldane resumed on Friday. More school news on page 7. More...

Civics and Politics

Village and Planning Boards Meet on Butterfield

The Village Board once again met on a Wednesday night last week (Sept. 4), instead of their regular day on Tuesday, to discuss revisions to the Historic District Code and a proposed Request for Proposals for the Grove. More...

Updated: It’s Over; Slam Dunk for Smith

Write-in votes eliminate McConville as challenger

Sheriff Don Smith celebrates victory with his wife, Jane. Eric Gross The race for Putnam County sheriff was decided on Primary night. Sheriff Don Smith was victorious in not only the GOP Primary but in the Independence Party primary, too. More...

MEETINGS THIS WEEK

Wed Sep 11  10:00am –Putnam Valley Board of Ethics  5:30pm – PV Town Board Work Session  8:00pm – Cold Spring Historic Dist Review Board Thu Sep 12  7:00pm – Philipstown North Highlands Fire District&n More...

Schools

Breaking News - 9/13/2013 12:10 PM

Garrison School Board Seeks Community Input on New Superintendent  Free Access 

The Board of Education of the Garrison Union Free School District will hold open forums meetings and conduct an online survey to hear from community members about the type of leader they would like to see as the school district’s next superintendent. More...

Garrison: A Perfect Opening Day, Except for Snake Hill

Wednesday, Sept. 4, marked two firsts in the Garrison school district—the first day of school and the first school board meeting of September, the month that the new academic year begins in earnest. More...

A New Year Begins for Haldane Students

Haldane students returned to classes Friday, the final first day of school for Supt. Mark Villanti, who is leaving at the end of December. More...

Religious News

Homecoming Sunday at Presbyterian Church

Community invited to ‘pop in’!

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown in Cold Spring, also known as the “Church of the Open Door,” is celebrating its mission and ministry this Sunday, September 15, at 10:30 a.m., with a special Homecoming worship service and lunc More...

Religious Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PHILIPSTOWN ‘The Church of the Open Door’ Academy & Cherry Streets, Cold Spring 265-3220 Rev. More...

Sports

Boys’ Soccer Starts With A Bang

Warren, Marchese tallies lead Blue Devils over Poughkeepsie

The Haldane boys’ soccer team kick-started the 2013 fall season with a hard-fought 2-1 win over visiting Poughkeepsie last Wednesday. More...

Philipstown Daggers Collar Pelham Bulldogs 2-0

Under blue skies and with early fall in the air, the Boys U-JV Philipstown Daggers began their season where they left off in the spring, hosting the Pelham Bulldogs at Philipstown Park. More...

Mitey, Tiny Mites Say ‘Peace Out’ to Mayor’s Park in Opener

This past Sunday, the Mitey and Tiny Mite Hawks played their football season opener against the Fallsburg Comets. It was also the Hawks’ final game at Mayor’s Park before christening the brand new turf field on 9D.   More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com  house for sale By owner. Cold Spring. 3 BDR 1 1/2 BA, 2 story. 2 car det. gar. Walk to train. $465,000. More...

For Rent

Two Flor Apt 2 Bedrooms plus office. Wrap around porch, hardwood floors, close to train. $1400 + Util. Please contact Jonathan of JonCar Realty for all inquires. 845-453-8049 joncarrealty@yahoo.com   More...

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