February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Tavern Operator Charged in New Year’s Assault

Whistling willie’s

The owner/operator of a popular Cold Spring tavern is in trouble with the law for allegedly assaulting a patron and carrying him a block away before leaving the man on the sidewalk in bitter cold temperatures. More...

Three Months After Deadly Crash, MTA Says It Will Highlight Safety

Almost exactly three months after the Dec. 1 derailment that left four dead, the parent agency of the Metro-North Railroad this week unveiled steps to boost safety and revamp management to ensure that safety issues get highlevel attention. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

A Wintery Pause? Buy Seeds for Early Plantings Now (and Hen of the Woods Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

As I write this on Friday, we are having an old-fashioned mid-winter thaw. Slowly melting snow is still piled high, but warm temperatures mean we can remove a layer or three when outside. More...

1776 at the Depot Theater

Philipstown Depot Presents “1776” for a special three weeks only. Directed by Nancy Swann, the play will be set to run the weekends Match 7 to March 23.   More...

Garrison Art’s Center Mentor Show

Garrison Art Center

Garrison Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of its Mentor Show 2014, which will run from February 28 - March 9, with an Opening Reception on Friday, February 28, from 5:30 - 7:00. More...

Community

Valentines For Veterans

Elementary students from Garrison and Haldane have participated in the annual Valentines for Veterans project sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Cold Spring N.Y. More...

Girl Scout Cookie Sale ‘Jammin’ Jammies Pajama Party’

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2502 and our Juliette Girl Scouts helped organize and run the community's first "Pajama Party" to kick off the start of Girl Scout Cookie Sales.   More...

DA Levy Hosts Drug Education Forum at Haldane

On Wednesday evening, February 19, just over 45 people ventured out on a cold and damp winter night to attend Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy’s “Drug Education Forum” at the Haldane School auditorium. More...

Attractions

A Glimpse at the Life of James F. Brown

PUTNAM HISTORY MUSEUM

It was another packed audience at the Putnam History Museum this past Saturday to hear guest lecturer Myra Young Armstead, History Professor and Chair of Africana studies at Bard College. The person of interest was runaway slave James F. More...

Pataki Book on ‘Traitor’s Wife’ Is Hot Seller

Garrison Union Free School graduate and former Philipstown resident Allison Pataki has a major hit book on her hands with the "Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America." Pataki said that she was "thrilled and ov More...

Historian to Lead Discussion on Declaration of Independence

West Point

On the eve of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams’ words to his wife Abigail suggest that he knew the cost of freedom would be a continuing struggle for our emerging nation: “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood an More...

Letters to the Editor

Stop the Madness!

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Kudos to Postal Stalwarts

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Professional, Well-Equipped Candidates

To the Editor:  I am writing to express my support for Matt Francisco and Donald Mac Donald for Trustees of the Village Board.  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

one bedrom apartment on Main St. Second floor, heat and hot water included. Walk to train, electric not included. $975.00 (914)475-9241  for rent cold spring 1 Bdrm Apt. Walk to train $1,150/mo. Util. included. Call 845-809-5312   More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com   More...

Scuccimarra, Candidates Blame Village Board Over Postal Woes

Cold Spring Post Office

It may have been freezing cold outside of the Cold Spring Post Office on Tuesday morning, but the temperature of County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra, of two candidates for village trustee, Cathryn Fadde and Michael Bowman, and of senior activist Sh More...

Garrison Stand-Off Leads to Charges of Abuse of Power

It all began innocently enough when a frustrated Garrison resident caring for his terminally ill wife became agitated with his insurance company and asked a hospice clerk for assistance in an offcolor manner.  More...

Baby Clothes Born on Main  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

A new addition has arrived to Cold Spring’s Main Street. Swing, a baby clothes store for newborn to 6-year-old children, opened for business on Sunday, February 23, at 65 Main Street. More...

Civics and Politics

Zoning Board Backs Mac Donald

Zoning Board of Appeals

As of the close of Friday night’s Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, the ZBA still had not concluded deliberations over the Stone Street shed matter, which has been before the ZBA for well over a year now. More...

Board Approves Butterfield Environmental Assessment, 5-0

Cold Spring Planning Board

As first reported on the PCN&R website, the Butterfield development is well on its way to becoming a reality, although Butterfield Realty LLC still has a long way to go as it navigates the various village boards. More...

Planning Board Moves Toward Approval on Winter Hill Subdivision

PhilipstowN Plann ing Board

On Thursday night, in the paneled reading room of the iconic Butterfield Library, the Philipstown Planning Board held a public hearing on the Winter Hill subdivision, voted to return an applicant’s escrow money and weighed in on the Olspan Ware More...

Schools

Suspense Continues on Haldane Supt. Search

Haldane

President Gillian Thorpe opened the February 25 Haldane Board of Education meeting with the announcement -- that wasn't. More...

First & Second Grade Concert Enthralls

HALDANE

Haldane first and second grade students presented a wonderful concert for their families and friends. More...

Garrison Spelling Bee

Congratulations to all the winners of the Garrison School's 2nd Annual Spelling Bee! More...

Religious News

Faith Formation as Lent Approaches

OUR LADY OF LORETTO

For many adult Catholics, it has been a while since catechism classes. But, the parish of Our Lady of Loretto is hoping to change all that. More...

Religious Services

Services around the region. More...

Homeless Ministry Plans Fundraising Gala

A smiling welcome, a hot cup of coffee for the lonely and a warm bed for the homeless are just a few of the services that recognize the dignity of each person who walks through the doors of the Newburgh Ministry located at 9 Johnston Street in the Ea More...

Sports

Breaking News - 3/1/2014 10:48 PM

HALDANE REIGNS AT SECTION 1 TOURNAMENT

A County Center Sweep for Blue Devils

For the first time since 2001, both the Haldane boys and girls basketball teams have been crowned the champions of Section 1. More...

Haldane Girls Hammer Hamilton 61-35

Face Keio in final Friday night

The Haldane girls' basketball team completed the sectional sweep of Alexander Hamilton with a 61-35 thrashing in a semi-final match at the Westchester County Center.  The boys knocked off the Red Raiders 62-57 on Monday. More...

Blue Devils Advance to Finals 62-57

Halpin’s 23 points lead Haldane to comeback win over Hamilton

It was halftime of Haldane’s sectional semi-final match up with Hamilton, and the Blue Devils were facing a seven point deficit. More...

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