October 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wind Turbine’s a Go

ZBA moves project ahead in split vote

The Philipstown Zoning Board met Tuesday evening for a little over an hour to hash out the remaining details of a long-debated residential wind turbine project at 200 Long and Winding Road, in Garrison—and after all was said and done, the proje More...

Coal Tar Soil Tests Start Next Week

Cold Spring Boat Club

In what could be called a “once in a blue moon” occurrence, the Village Board meeting on Monday clocked in at 25 minutes. Mayor J. Ralph Falloon was absent as Deputy Mayor Bruce Campbell filled in.   More...

Raymond Champlin: A Haldane Legend in Tennis

Haldane School

Raymond Champlin—or just Mr. Champlin, as former students still call him—was honored Tuesday at the place he spent much time: the Haldane tennis courts, which will now be named after him. Ray is a Haldane legend. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Rest of the Day (and Tina’s Fagiolini al Forno)

Gardening GUSTO

No one knows what the rest of the day will bring. Writing this on Friday, our calm country life has been set on jagged edge. More...

Friends Give a Nice Send Off to Garrison Photographer

Well wishers and friends waited at the end of Don and Sandra Nice’s driveway on Indian Brook Road with signs in hand to wish Brian, Sandra and crew Godspeed as they trek across the county in search of adventure and beautiful photographs.  More...

Irish Artist Deborah O’Keeffe in Beacon Gallery

BANNERMAN GALLERY

On Saturday, October 12th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Community

Strut Your Pup - A Treat!

On Saturday they came, some on 2 feet, some on 4. One by one they came, pugs and poodles, Great Danes and Chihuahuas, Mastiffs and Maltese, a few Basset Hounds and even a miniature horse.   Some came in fashionable strollers, others on leashes. More...

Glynwood Glistens at Harvest Gala  Free Access 

HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s “Harvest of the Hudson Valley” gala was hosted by pastoral Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring on Sept. 27. The air was crisp but not too cool, which made for a near perfect harvest event. More...

Robert’s Offers Ladies Night Pampering

Robert’s Total Care Salon is hosting a Ladies Night Out event on Tuesday, October 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Sports

Haldane Soccer Teams Continue to Roll

Boys and girls each go 3-0 for the week

Both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams continued their impressive starts to the season by posting identical 3-0 records this past week.   More...

Tiny and Mitey Mites on Manhunt for Victory

The new field at Haldane has seen quite a bit in its short time on earth. A flock of local, barefooted children traipsing across its soft surface. A fleet of helicopters using it as the staging point for a mountainside manhunt. More...

Hawks Hammer New Paltz in Debut at Haldane; Field Thrills Team, Parents

The Pee Wee Hawks proudly ran out full speed ahead on to the new, beautiful Haldane field this Sunday. The Hawk train never stopped running and the New Paltz Hurricanes had a very tough afternoon.  More...

Breaking News - 10/8/2013 9:52 AM

Big Trucks To Be Banned From Peekskill Hollow Road

The elimination of oversized commercial vehicles on Peekskill Hollow Road as it traverses from Putnam Valley to Kent will soon come to fruition once signs are installed on the dangerous and winding road. More...

Cigarette Sales Ban Fails

Despite impassioned pleas from Legislators Sam Oliverio of Putnam Valley and Barbara Scuccimarra of Philipstown, by a 7-2 vote, the Putnam Legislature last Wednesday evening rejected a resolution that would have banned the sale of cigarettes in pharm More...

Odell Proposes $142.9 Million Budget

Putnam County

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell is to outline a $142.9 million budget this evening (Wednesday) during her annual budget message.  A large gathering is likely for the presentation at the newly refurbished Putnam County Golf Club’s banquet More...

Killer Found Dead in River; Manhunt Consumed Western Putnam

Ends 3 Days of High Alert in Philipstown

Monday midday came word that Sang Ho Kim, sought in a Long Island workplace shooting and the object a massive manhunt across western Putnam County, had been found dead in the Hudson River. More...

Surviving the Cambodian Killing Fields  Free Access 

An amazing story of courage and love against all odds

Sokhara Kim is a woman of substance and quiet grace. Most people who frequent her Nice and Neat shop in Philipstown, to drop off cleaning or have clothing altered, could never grasp the harrowing story this sweet, gentle woman has lived through. More...

Civics and Politics

Town Board Says ‘No Way’ to Fracking Waste  Free Access 

The Town of Philipstown held a brisk series of six public hearings last Wednesday night, followed by a Town Board workshop. More...

Road Maintenance Assured by New Law

During last week’s smorgasbord of Town of Philipstown public hearings, there was one discussion that reflected more than most on the community as a whole—the 8 p.m. More...

MEETINGS THIS WEEK

Wed Oct 2 7:00pm– Cold Spring Planning Board 7:30pm– Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop 7:30pm– Garrison School Board Special Meeting Thu Oct 3 7:30pm– Cold Spring ZBA 7:30pm– Philipstown Town Board Monthly Meeting More...

Schools

Haldane Hosts Homecoming Weekend  Free Access 

The Haldane school district invites the community to join students, families, friends and neighbors to celebrate its recently completed capital projects, including Haldane’s “Field of Dreams,” the brand-new, state-of-the-art athleti More...

Garrison Hosts Superintendent, Community Discussion

Thursday night a meeting was held relating to the upcoming search for a superintendent for the Garrison Union Free School. More...

Public Meetings Set on Haldane Superintendent Search

Two public meetings have been set regarding the search for a new superintendent at Haldane to replace Supt. Mark Villanti, who is leaving at the end of December. Both are Tuesday, Oct. 8: 1 p.m. More...

Religious News

Religious Services

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

Attractions

Twin Forts Day: The Assault on Forts Montgomery and Clinton

On October 6, 1777, an invading British Army assaulted Fort Montgomery and nearby Fort Clinton. More...

Woolly Bear Caterpillars Come to Philipstown

HUDSON HIGHLANDS NATURE MUSEUM

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, is bringing its environmental expertise to the east side of the Hudson! On Sunday, October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Star Light, Star Bright, Sit By The Firelight at Boscobel

Enjoy a fall evening by the glow of a roaring fire! Boscobel is inviting everyone to gather around a traditional bonfire for some old-fashioned, “kindled” fun. 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...

For Rent

TWO FLOOR 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...

Help Wanted

MAIN ST, COLD SPRING Cleaner needed for two mornings per week, Tues and Friday, 9AM-12PM. Light housekeeping and vacuuming for retail location. Indivdual must have references and own transportation. More...

Weekly Poll

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