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Former Putnam drug dealer charged in heroin-related deaths

A former Putnam County man who rec More...

Foodtown Expansion Will Give Shoppers More Options

The Foodtown expansion project is well underway, with new aisles in place and grocery items often in different or new places. More...

 

Elections

Schneider to Primary Katz for Assembly Seat

Carmel Councilman Jonathan Schneider plans to primary State Assemblyman Steve Katz this fall for the 94th District seat. More...

Gipson vs. Serino in 41st District State Senate Race

Republican Sue Serino has emerged from what began as a four candidate GOP field to challenge State Senator Terry Gipson this fall. More...

Schools

Board of Education Honors Retirees

HALDANE SCHOOL

The Haldane Board of Education again used its last official meeting for the year as a time to honor district retirees and tenured staff. More...

Haldane Class of 2014

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Five Questions For Retiring Garrison Teachers

Mary Foppiano is finishing up her final year teaching Middle School Social Studies after 28 years at Garrison School.   Susan MacEnroe is a Special Education teacher and is retiring after 16 years at Garrison. More...

Religious News

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...

Attractions

Garrison Scientists Exhibit at Annual Tri-County Science & Technology Fair

Recently, eleven middle and elementary school student scientists represented the Garrison School with exhibits at the Tri County Science & Technology Fair. More...

Hard Work Blossoms Into Successful Flower Show

On Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31, the Philipstown Garden Club presented “As Time Goes By,” a Garden Club of America (GCA) Flower Show at the Putnam History Museum in Cold Spring.  More...

Sports

Haldane Seniors Set To Say Goodbye

Class of 2014 will go down as one of the most successful ever

This Saturday, the Haldane Class of 2014 will say their goodbyes to the place they have called home for many a year. Amongst the 83 graduates will be a large group of athletes who competed in varsity sports this past year.  More...

Rough Week for Philipstown Boys’ Soccer

Daggers Fall to Titans 3-2   The Boys U-15 Daggers took on the Orange County Titans on Sunday at Central Valley High School in a tight and evenly-matched contest. More...

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Services

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For Rent

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Breaking News - 6/22/2014 12:39 PM

Black Bear Spotted Again in Boscobel Area  Free Access 

The black bear which had been struck by a car near Boscobel some 10 days ago has been spotted again in the vicinity of Beverly Warren Road Sunday morning. More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2014 7:40 AM

Funeral arrangements set for 14-year-old Mahopac drowning victim

Jenna Nolan was scheduled to graduate from the Mahopac Middle School next Wednesday. More...

VFW Going Up For Sale; Both Town & Village Hesitant on Butterfield  Free Access 

With the Butterfield property now on track to be developed, it appears that the Philipstown Town Board and possibly the More...

Haldane High School Class of 2014 -- Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Haldane’s 2014 Valedictorian and Salutatorian boast an impressive array of academic leadership, community service, involvement in sports, and skills in a multitude of fine arts. Michelle McEwen More...

20 Cars Damaged at Automar on Route 9

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident that took place June 14 or June 15 at Automar on Route 9. Twenty vehicles had been graffitied with blue paint, a window was smashed, and a van stolen.   More...

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 6/24/2014 10:59 PM

Hayworth over Maloney for Putnam Independence Primary

Former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth defeated Representative Sean Patrick Maloney in an Independence Line Primary Tuesday across Putnam County by a vote of 113-89.  More...

Junjulas Appointed to Historic Board

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

The village Trustees met on a humid night Tuesday, with all present for a short agenda. More...

Tanker Approval Likely; Regele Correct On Reserves

PHILIPSTOWN TOWN BOARD

After reviewing the Garrison Fire Company’s 2013 statement with members of the Fire Department – and finding about $110,000 in reserve funds to use toward a new tanker truck – the Town Board is likely to go ahead and approve the pur More...

Arts and Entertainment

Wisteria, Iris and Peonies: Tough as Old Boots (and Planter’s Punch)

Gardening GUSTO

Cool organic garden tip of the week: Is a chipmunk eating your strawberries? Here’s the cure: Tie a short strip of cloth to the end of a 12 inch stick to make a little flag. More...

Davis McCallum Brings Skills to Shakespeare Festival

It's been a long-standing tradition in Philipstown that when the large, white peaked tent goes up for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at the grounds at Boscobel, spring is officially here. More...

Cold Spring’s Project Runway

Thirty-five Haldane students are gearing up for a fashion show -- one entirely of their design. More...

Community

Saunders Makes Community Smile for the 29th Time

It looked like a living Monet, as the sun sliced through the tree-lined horizon. More...

Hudson Highland Girl Scouts Dedicate Memorial Bench

On June 11, friends and family of Garrison resident Debi Giordonello gathered at the United Methodist Church in Cold Spring to lovingly dedicate a beautiful stone bench in her memory.   More...

Village Seeking to Honor Vietnam Vets on July 4th

Cold Spring Trustee Bruce Campbell is looking for any Philipstown resident who served in the Vietnam War, because he will add their names to a list that will honor all those who served in the Vietnam War at the Independence Day celebration on July 4. More...

Letters to the Editor

Concerned with the Board Appointment Process

To the Editor:  I am very concerned about the double standard being applied to the selection process for Historic District Review Board members.   More...

Remembering Dr. DiNatale

To the Editor:  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary N. Giuffra  Free Access 

Mary N. Giuffra, age 87, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Friday, June 20, 2014 at Northern Westchester Restorative in Mohegan Lake, NY. Born in New York, NY, on November 22, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Teresa (Musante) Giuffra. More...

Jeanne (Joanne) Patterson

9/13/44 – 6/9/14

Jeanne Patterson, nee Joanne Choumont, born in Freeport, Illinois, of Garrison, New York, Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela, and Southeast Asia, passed away at home on Monday, June 9, several hours before sunrise. More...

Diane Carol Nikola

Diane Carol Nikola passed away on June 12, 2014.   Diane was the devoted daughter of the late Marguerite Ellicott Smith and Harold Thomas Nikola and the stepdaughter of the late Donald B. Smith, former Assistant County Executive. More...

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