March 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Informational Meeting About Dockside Park Shoreline  Free Access 

Demonstration Project on Design of a Sustainable Shoreline for Dockside Park

Members of the public are invited to attend an informational meeting about the Dockside Park shoreline on April 3, 2014, from 7 to 9 PM, at the Cold Spring Fire House located at the corner of Church Street and Main Street. More...

Hossu Trial Underway in Putnam County Court

The trial of Alexandru Hossu, the former personal trainer of District Attorney Adam Levy, began last Thursday in Putnam County Court after taking more than a week to select a jury. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Art of Seed Starting (and Brown Rice and Pie Spice Pudding)

Gardening GUSTO

Years ago, my garden season began indoors in mid-March, snow or no snow. I grew lots of tender bulbs, rooted my own cuttings and germinated seeds.   More...

Maple Syrup Day Is Set for Sunday at Little Stony Point  Free Access 

Don’t miss out this weekend on yummy maple syrup and pancakes at Little Stony Point! More...

Riverside Galleries New Exhibits

The Riverside Galleries offer two alluring exhibitions March 15 through April 6 at the Garrison Art Center. More...

Community

New Director at Desmond-Fish Library

The Board of Trustees of the Desmond-Fish Library has selected Jennifer McCreery as the new Library Director. Only the third person to serve in this position in the 34-year history of the Library, Ms. More...

Talk of our Town

Election Day dawned bright and sunny Tuesday, no doubt increasing turnout in the village. More...

Putnam Well Represented at National Marathon

Ideal weather conditions Saturday in our nation’s capital welcomed more than 25,000 runners and scores of well wishers for the National Marathon that attracted a number of area residents as well.  More...

Attractions

Free Open House At Garrison Art Center

Garrison Art Center is happy to announce ”Try Your Hand,” an art Open House on Saturday, April 5, between 10am and 3pm. More...

Momenta Quartet Concert at Chapel Restoration

Momenta Quartet returns to The Chapel Restoration on Sunday, April 13. More...

Special Collection at Butterfield Library

The Friends of Midge Willette, as they call themselves, presented the Butterfield Library with a generous donation in memory of this beloved educator and avid reader. More...

Letters to the Editor

Reflections on Life & Loss

Editor's Note: We have two letters this week about life, love and loss, one from a Cold Spring businesswoman that reflects on the death of a young man and the continuing terrible cost of heroin addiction, and a second from a reader of our sister pape More...

Putnam Valley Senior Center Indeed Serves Hot Meals

To the Editor:   So when did our culture change so that facts are no longer relevant? How is that people can say anything or publish anything true or untrue without consequences? More...

Putnam County Makes It Right

To the Editor:  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   More...

For Rent

one bedroom 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...

Shed Certificate Revoked in Session with High Drama

Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals

Inside the Julia Butterfield Library, amidst the wooden bookshelves and paintings of one of Cold Spring’s historic families, the Zoning Board of Appeals met last Wednesday in a session fraught with drama. More...

Scathing ‘Deep Dive’ Report Faults Safety Culture, Training at Metro-North

In a scathing report on the safety of Metro-North Railroad, the Federal Railroad Administration said that the railroad over-emphasized on-time performance at the expense of safety, and that it had a deficient safety culture. More...

Civics and Politics

Odell’s State of the County Included Butterfield, Sr. Center

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell’s State of the County address covered reining in spending and the fight against drugs, and also touched on the Year of the Senior Citizen, increasing senior services and promoting tourism.  The Putnam Coun More...

Historic District Review Board Discusses Silver Spoon

The Historic District Review Board met Wednesday night at the Cold Spring Village Hall. Chairman Al Zgolinski was running late so member Kathleen Foley started the meeting once a quorum was present.   More...

Duncan Wins in Nelsonville

The Village of Nelsonville held its annual election on Tuesday in the Village Hall. More...

Schools

Breaking News - 3/21/2014 11:24 AM

New Superintendent Named in Garrison

To start April 21

The Garrison Union Free School District has a new permanent Superintendent. At the Board of Education meeting Wednesday night, Laura Mitchell was appointed Superintendent of schools, effective April 21, 2014. More...

New Haldane Superintendent Welcomed Back to Cold Spring

Dr. Diana Bowers, the soontobe permanent Superintendent of the Haldane School District, visited the campus and community Monday. Amongst the Saint Patrick’s day festivities, Ms. More...

Seniors Head for New Orleans

The Class of 2014 left for their Senior trip to New Orleans at 2 am Tuesday morning. More...

Religious News

Girl Scouts Aid Health Kit Mission for United Methodist Churches

Local Girl Scout Troop #2256 helped Cold Spring’s Methodist Church with their mission to craft health kits for those in need in times of crisis. This was the Church’s February mission. More...

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm; Sat morning Shabbat svcs, 9:30am. Check website for religious school, services, events info.   More...

Sports

Haldane Run Ends in State Semi Finals

Eventual state champ Chautauqua Lake powers past Lady Blue Devils

Thirty seconds into Haldane's state semi final match up with Section 6 champ Chautauqua Lake, Missy Lisikatos stepped to the foul line and calmly sank a pair of free throws to put the Lady Blue Devils up 2-0. More...

Volleyball Team Honored on New York State Senate Floor

The state champion Haldane volleyball team was honored on the floor of the New York State Senate this past week, the guests of Senator Terry Gipson (DDutchess, Putnam).  More...

Jackson Zuvic Plays with SUNY Oneonta

Jackson Zuvic, a business major from Cold Spring, was a member of the 2013- 14 SUNY Oneonta men's basketball team. The Red Dragons finished 12-14 overall and 9-9 in the SUNYAC Conference. Oneonta qualified for the SUNYAC tournament. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert W. Bartley

Robert W. Bartley, age 60, of Cold Spring, NY, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his residence. Born in Newburgh, NY, on September 27, 1953, he was the son of the late James T. More...

Alexander Matthew Matero

Alexander Matthew Matero, “Sasha,” died on March 12, 2014, following a long battle with drug addiction. More...

Sonja Flavin

Sonja Flavin, age 77, of Garrison, NY, died on January 30, 2014. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the memorial service announced for Ms. More...

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