July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Independence Day A Blast Despite Rain

Tradition is waterproof! Cold Spring’s 4th of July parade marched through Main Street to the waterfront Friday afternoon despite the clouds opening up, and the PCNR sponsored fireworks shot off right on schedule. More...

‘I Felt the Earth Move Under My Feet’

That old Carole King song was apropos on July 5 as many Philipstown residents literally felt the earth move under their feet when an earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale slightly shook our area.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Perfect Picnics and Potlucks (with Cool Sesame Noodles and Ice Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

July 4th was a blast in all ways! I enjoyed a glorious potluck with friends and watched really beautiful fireworks. More...

Cold Spring Summer Sunset Music Series Starts Sunday  Free Access 

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its popular Summer Sunset Music Series, kicking off on Sunday, July 13, and running each Sunday through August 24. More...

Thomas Earl at The Pantry for Live Music Saturday  Free Access 

Former Cold Spring resident Thomas Earl will be returning to our area on Saturday, July 12th, to make an appearance at Cold Spring's newest live music venue, The Pantry. More...

Community

Phil Schatzle, Hometown Hero in Cold Spring

It was with special meaning that Phil Schatzle, 79 and a Veteran himself, walked toward every Veterans' monument this past Memorial Day. Dressed in a seersucker suit, he took his hat off. More...

Talk of our Town

Cold Spring's quick responsiveness in time of need certainly came to the fore Monday evening, when fire ripped through the home of Anne Impellizzeri and Dan Wright, on High Street. More...

Partners with PARC Hosts 17th Benefit Golf Outing

Partners with PARC will host its annual golf benefit on Monday, July 21, at the renowned Centennial Golf Club in Carmel.   More...

Attractions

Annual Lawn Party Set for This Weekend

PUTNAM HISTORY MUSEUM

The Putnam History Museum’s Board of Trustees has invited the community to its annual Lawn Party, 5 to 7 pm July 12, at the historic home of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and Randy G. Florke in Cold Spring. More...

Summer Activities at Bannerman Island

BANNERMAN ISLAND

Bannerman Island is offering many fun filled activities for the summer.  Special Summer Events   More...

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2014

Photos from July 4th, 2014. More...

Letters to the Editor

Eighth Graders Excel in Garrison

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Praise for Tilly Foster Farm

To the Editor:  It took a Country Fair to get me to Tilly Foster Farm and I’m so glad I went. More...

Smith for Congress 18th District

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Breaking News - 7/15/2014 12:11 PM

Burglary foiled and convicted felons back in jail, thanks to alert neighbor

An alert Continental Village man who observed suspicious activity taking place at his neighbor’s residence has helped police foil a crime in progress. More...

I-84 closure eastbound in Putnam caused huge delays

Highway finally reopened late Sunday night

I-84 eastbound finally reopened about 11:30 pm Sunday night, after being closed since the afternoon -- more than 10 hours. More...

Putnam Sends Nine to Boys’ State

Nine high school students from Putnam County took part in Boys’ State last week, where they joined 1,000 other high school boys from across New York State for a week-long educational program on the U.S. governmental system.  More...

Woman Reconsidered Bridge Suicide

Saturday morning saw a happy ending to a reported suicide from the Bear Mountain Bridge. More...

American Pride Alive at Mekeel’s Chapel  Free Access 

A misty sky deepened the already-surreal aura at the charming Mekeel’s Corners Chapel Friday morning. More...

Civics and Politics

Scuccimarra Hails Putnam 4-H Fair Week

Putnam 4-H Cooperative Extension Executive Director Marjorie Keith has promised a “bigger and better” 4-H Fair later this month. More...

Odell Calls Tilly Foster Fair ‘Success’

TILLY FOSTER FARM

County Executive MaryEllen Odell looked around the vast pasture at the Tilly Foster Farm on Sunday and called the county’s first Independence Day weekend fair a “success. More...

Lease Approved with American Legion  Free Access 

By a unanimous vote, the Putnam Legislature has approved a two-year lease with the Cold Spring American Legion to maintain and provide a nutrition program for the county’s senior citizens who live in the western portions of Putnam. More...

Schools

Curto to Rejoin Haldane Board

Haldane’s new Superintendent Dr. Diana Bowers attended her first official Board meeting Tuesday night, where she, as well as newcomer Joseph F. Curto Jr. and current Trustee Jennifer Daly, were sworn in. More...

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Commencements   Ryan Finnerty of Putnam Valley, received a Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharm D, from the University of Rhode Island. He graduated Magna Cum Laude.   More...

Children's Committee Announces Scholarships

The Putnam County Children's Committee has announced its 2014 Scholarship recipients.   More...

Religious News

Holy Handbags! Walter Hoving Home Women Make Old Things New  Free Access 

The Walter Hoving Home is famously known for recycling the lives of women bound by life-controlling issues. More...

Capuchin Mission Trip Heads to Kentucky with Record Numbers

Saturday morning marked the beginning of Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries annual Capuchin Appalachian Mission trip to Harlan County, Kentucky.  More...

‘Spirituality and the Environment’ Talk

The fourth in a series of “Spirituality and the Environment” discussions at Beacon Institute will take place on Thursday, July 17, 7 pm at the Center for Environmental Innovation and Education at Denning’s Point in Beacon.  More...

Sports

New Contract Good News for Haldane Sports

Restoration of Modified Programs Important for Blue Devil Athletics

When the Haldane Faculty Association approved a new contract with the school two weeks ago, a collective sigh of relief could be heard throughout Philipstown.  More...

Perspectives

Changes in the Village: Good & Bad

Cold Spring is a wonderful village and that is why I have lived here for over 32 years. Owning the Depot for 29 of those years, I have seen a lot of changes, some good and some bad. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Catherine Gesualdo

Catherine Gesualdo, age 101, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, July 2, at Wingate at Beacon in Beacon. Born in Cold Spring, on September 3, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Oliva) Gesualdo.   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  STORE FOR RENT 49 Main Street. Close to train. Heat/HW included. Avail. More...

Real Estate

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

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