June 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fireworks at Village Board, And It’s Not Even the 4th

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, it was a hot time in town when tempers flared during the public comment period. WITH VIDEO. All trustees were present, however, Mayor J. Ralph Falloon was absent due to work. More...

Town & Village Hesitate on Butterfield, As Planning Board Begins Site Plan Review  Free Access 

With the Butterfield property on track to be developed, now that the Planning Board has begun site plan review, it appears that the Philipstown Town Board, and possibly the Village of Cold Spring, are showing signs that they are not going to consolid More...

Bake Me a Cake and Mark it With a ‘Y’

Rose Sanca’s Custom Cakes are a Yankee Favorite

Garrison’s own Rose Sanca has done it again by making another delectable cake for the New York Yankees. Sanca is owner of Home Style Desserts, which she has operated in its current Peekskill location for 26 years. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Peas? There is a Difference! (and Reezy Beezy for Grownups, Kids and Toddlers)

Gardening GUSTO

Here is a definition of true luxury: this morning’s breakfast of freshly-picked and barely-cooked snow peas. These little morsels come from plants sown shortly after the traditional St. More...

Garrison Café Opens Wine Bar

Garrison Café owners Lydia and Matt McMahon were granted a liquor license on June 3rd for their popular Route 9D location. More...

Aliens Invade Dockside Park at Film Series Kickoff

Dockside at dusk will be the place to be this Saturday as the beloved 1982 family Steven Spielberg classic film, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, kicks off the Cold Spring Film Society 2014 season. More...

Community

Breaking News - 6/30/2014 3:18 PM

Sting busts six businesses in Cold Spring and Nelsonville

An underage drinking enforcement operation conducted by members of the State Police and NYS Liquor Authority resulted in the arrests of six employees of businesses in the Cold Sprin More...

Independence Day Celebrations Throughout County

With July 4 quickly approaching, Putnam County has planned a multitude of Independence Day celebrations. Patriotism will be alive and well, exhibited in small-town style. Mark your calendars for these special events:  More...

Talk of our Town

Motorists beware: The black bear wounded in a car crash some days ago was spotted again Sunday in the Boscobel and Beverly Warren Road area. Reports are that it has killed several baby goats, as well as destroyed some beehives. More...

Attractions

Portable Planetarium Comes to Boscobel  Free Access 

Get ready to experience the divine depths of the night sky like never before. For one day only on July 5, visit Boscobel’s Carriage House for the exciting and educational Starlab. More...

Commentary

Reflections of a Cold Spring Native

In doing some research for my article, I found that the Cold Spring area was granted township status on June 17, 1677, and was officially incorporated as a Village in 1846. 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

COLD SPRING 1 BDRM APT Efficiency kit/living area, separate bedroom. Full bath. $950/mo everything included. Plenty of parking. Also, Spacious 2 BDR. avail. 845-809-5557   More...

Situations Wanted

LOOKING FOR RENTAL Mature woman, non smoker/ no pets looking for cottage or small house to rent. Around Cold Spring and surrounding areas, starting September 2014. 845-265-3625   More...

Breaking News - 7/1/2014 6:03 PM

Woman's Body Found Floating in Hudson River

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the body of a woman was found floating in the Hudson River Tuesday. More...

Hiker rescued from Breakneck

A New York City man is lucky to be alive after falling down a 20 foot rock ledge while hiking along the White Trail at Breakneck Mountain in Philipstown. State Police identified the victim Wednesday as David Trower, 67, of Manhattan. More...

Hayworth Defeats Maloney for Independence Line in November

Former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth has gained impetus in her efforts to recoup her seat lost two years ago to Representative Sean Patrick Maloney by defeating the incumbent in Tuesday’s Independence Primary. More...

Class of 2014 Remembered for Unity

On Saturday morning, Cold Spring was serenaded with the victorious sounds of the Haldane bell, as 83 students celebrated their milestone achievement. More...

Students Rock Runway With Original Fashions

Through the hustling of last minute touch ups and the bustling of fabrics, America’s Next Top Model judge Kelly Cutrone directed her apprentices into line. In those final moments under the shadows of St. More...

Civics and Politics

Maloney & Florke’s Country Wedding Draws Big Crowd and Heavy Security

A swarm of men in black tie and women in gowns gracefully made their way into Cold Spring on Saturday evening. More...

ESP Looking to Expand On Route 9, Site Visit is Sunday

PHILIPSTOWN PLANNING BOARD

ESP, located on Route 9 in Cold Spring, asked to expand at last Thursday Night’s Philipstown Planning Board Meeting. It currently sits on 11.5 acres of land, but owners Bruce and Donna Kehr also own 7 acres of residential property behind ESP. More...

Parking Committee Still Vying for Enforcement

Cold Spring’s Parking Committee is still gathering information to present to the Village Board on parking enforcement. But there is some tension between the Parking Committee and the Village Police. More...

Schools

A Loving Farewell to Haldane’s Mrs. Z

Haldane bid farewell to its Nurse of 21 years, Ann “Candy” Zgolinski, affectionately known as “Mrs. Z,” on Monday at the Haldane Garden. Administration, staff, parents, and students, shared kind words for the Nurse. More...

Haldane Earns $50,000 Grant From the State

While teacher contract negotiations are still underway, and budget cuts are costing two teacher assistants their jobs and modified sports are being cut down, as well as art and consumer science, Haldane welcomes a bit of good news. More...

2014 Community Nursery School Grads

Back Row: Debbie Pidala (Teacher), Salvatore Pidala, Lachlan Koch, Joseph Demarco, Delia Starr, David Powlis, Dylan Falloon, Jayden Luoma, Tricia Junjulas. More...

Sports

2013 - 2014: Haldane's Special Year

Season Produces Many A Magical Moment

This year, Haldane achieved an unprecedented level of success on the field, court and course. More...

Philipstown Boys Soccer: It’s a Wrap

Daggers and Legacy Finish in a Well-Fought Tie   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Alice Elizabeth Atkinson Monroe

Alice Elizabeth Atkinson Monroe passed away at home on June 19, 2014. Alice was born in Cold Spring, New York on September 2, 1929, to Alice Ryan and Walter Atkinson. She lost her mother during childbirth and her father at age 10. More...

Mary N. Giuffra

Mary N. Giuffra, age 87, of Cold Spring, 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...

Harriet Ann Briglin

Harriet Ann Briglin (nee: Sheehan), 87, peacefully and quietly left this world in God's friendship, surrounded by her loved ones, on a blue and breezy Friday evening, June 20,in Cambridge, MA.  Harriet received the Sacrament of the Anointing of More...

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