September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Focus on Foodtown: The Grand Re-Opening  Free Access 

Families come in all different varieties, and a case in point is the Foodtown family of employees. More...

Inflatable Replica Bomb Flies in Protest

The U.S. military came under attack from an unlikely vantage point Tuesday, almost directly across the Hudson River.  More...

 

Elections

Weakness for Cuomo in Democratic Primary

Voters statewide decided primary candidates on Tuesday, and the Democratic primary for governor registered significant discontent with incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More...

Arts and Entertainment

End Garlic Glitches (and Easy Roasted Garlic Bread)

Gardening GUSTO

Garlic seems like such a straight-forward and desirable addition to the home garden, yet it is common to hear complaints at harvest time. More...

Math Teacher & Musician Scott Beall to Headline Blues & Barbecue Festival  Free Access 

Scott Beall is a man of many talents. Brewster math teacher by day, and blues-playing star by night, Beall is set to share his musical gifts as the headliner of Patterson Rotary's 3rd Annual Blues & BBQ Festival on Saturday. More...

Hudson River Portfolio Gallery Talk Is Oct. 12

If you plan to visit only one art exhibit this fall, why not make a day of it at Boscobel? More...

Community

Remembering 9/11

It was 13 years ago Thursday that terrorists flew hijacked planes into the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan, setting off a fight against terrorism that continues to this day.  No service is planned this year at Graymoor, which had been the site in More...

Talk of our Town

The Gulf Station on Chestnut Street began construction Tuesday to remove the canopy, preparatory to putting in a Dunkin' Donuts in the coming weeks. The move had been expected for some time.  More...

An Ice-Cream Aloha From the Garnseys

Catherine and Rob Garnsey said Aloha in sweet style on Sunday morning. More...

Letters to the Editor

Vegetarian Foods for Back to School

Dear Editor:  With the new school year, parents’ attention is turning to school lunches.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Peter J. Ware

Peter J. Ware, 91, a resident of Poughquag, NY, since 1994 and formerly of Garrison, died on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.  More...

William Guilbault

William Guilbault, 78, of Highland passed away on Saturday, September 6. He was born on February 15, 1936, in Beacon to Arthur & Anna Guilbault. 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

APARTMENTS FOR RENT Main St. 1 blk from RR . Studio, 2 BDR, Duplex, M-F 9-5 914-761-8880 x11  COLD SPRING 1 BDRM APT Efficiency kit/living area, separate bedroom. Full bath. $950/mo everything included. Plenty of parking. Also, Spacious 2 BDR. More...

Real Estate

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

Breaking News - 9/12/2014 4:17 PM

Thunder Ridge owner, Putnam County National Bank, promises to keep ski area open

Winter skiers are breathing a sigh of relief now that the owner of Thunder Ridge in Patterson has promised to open the ski resort for the season despite its managers announcing their retirement.  More...

Blaze Destroys Home on Route 301

Tenant escapes middle-of-the-night fire

A home on Route 301, just past Glynwood Farm, is nothing but charred remains after a fire early Sunday. About fifty firefighters were on hand. More...

Giachinta Scores for Army

Matt Giachinta of Cold Spring scored one of the winning touchdowns in Army's rousing win over Buffalo on Saturday, 47-39. Mom Kim Giachinta, who attended the game, said it was "pure excitement and pride" after the touchdown.   More...

Women of the Brotherhood

Dawn Baisley of Nelsonville and Lillian Moser of Cold Spring have something in common. Though their addresses may be different, they are making a real difference in protecting the place they call home.  More...

Civics and Politics

Hawkins’ Political Revenge on Molloy?  Free Access 

Is Cold Spring Trustee Stephanie Hawkins maneuvering behind the scenes to attack Planning Board Chair Barney Molloy? More...

Planners Begin Review of Butterfield Project

BUTTERFIELD

The Butterfield development is rapidly moving through its last government reviews, when Cold Spring village planners took their first detailed look at the Butterfield site plan last week. More...

Tree Board Takes Root in Cold Spring

Cold SPring Village Board

The Village Board of Trustees met for almost three hours on Tuesday night with a lengthy agenda, including the proposed formation of a Tree Board and appointments to the Zoning Update Committee.   More...

Schools

Across Putnam, Schools Welcome the Return of Students for the New Year

Garrison Union Free School Opens Doors

The Garrison Union Free School opened for the new year last Wednesday. Students were greeted by the cougar mascot and a balloon archway. Principal Stephanie Impellittiere boasted, "It's the place to be!"   More...

Garrison School Offers New Community Survey

Attention Garrison Residents, the following survey is being offered by Garrison Union Free School District, and will be available on the school website, GUFS.Org, or at Survey Monkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XMN6BHF.  More...

Back to School at Haldane

Haldane was the last of Philpstown schools to open, welcoming students back last Thursday. New Superintendent Diana Bowers had been excited for this day all summer long.   More...

Religious News

Religious Services

GRACE UNITED METHODIST 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 845-526-3788 Lead Pastor Jessica Anschutz & Associate Pastor Betty Edwards Kathleen Edwards- Layperson in training Michael Cobb-Intern Sunday Services: 10am Sunday School at 10am ser More...

Attractions

Trailblazer Jim Klein to Be Honored at History Gala

PUTNAM HISTORY MUSEUM

The General Israel Putnam Trailblazer Award will be presented to Jim Klein at the Putnam History Museum’s annual Gala Celebration on Sunday, September 28, at 5pm at the Highlands Country Club in Garrison. More...

Butterfield Library’s Story Times for Kids Return

BUTTERFIELD LIBRARY

After a break over the summer months to refresh and focus on new ideas for fall, the Library’s weekly story times, Little Bookworms and Bouncing Babies, resumed this week.   More...

Sports

Blue Devils Kick Off New Season

Haldane's first week features exciting matches, mixed results

It was an up and down opening week for the Haldane, as the Blue Devils opened up the 2014-2015 campaign, with some exciting wins and some tough losses. More...

Philipstown Hawks Impress in Season Openers

The weather said it was summer’s last hurrah, but the first mark of fall made itself known to those at Haldane on Sunday, as Philipstown’s Pop Warner football teams returned to the gridiron for their first game day. More...

Rousing Opening, But Tough Games, in Boys' Soccer

Chargers Battle Wallkill Hawks   The Philipstown Boys' U13 travel soccer team traveled to the Middletown area on Sunday to face-off against a new opponent, the Town of Wallkill Hawks. More...

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