June 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Merandy Tries to Force Bowman Out  Free Access 

UPDATED: Includes Full Email Text

Mayor Dave Merandy has asked Trustee Michael Bowman – whose mother is very ill – to step down because he’s caring for her in her Nelsonville home. More...

George Pataki Seeks Presidency

Putnam’s Favorite Son Has Eyes on White House

Governor George Pataki of Garrison, the son of farmers who ascended to New York’s highest office, announced he will run for president. He spoke at rallies Thursday in New Hampshire and Sunday in Peekskill, where he was once mayor. More...

Merando, Chirico Announce in Town

Town Clerk Tina Merando, left, and Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico are both seeking reelection. Both are Republicans. See stories on each race, linked below. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Luscious Late Spring Garden (and Late Spring Gardener’s Quick and Fortifying Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

These luscious late spring evenings count among the busiest and happiest in the gardener’s calendar. Of course, the late summer harvest is wonderful, too. And, come to think of it, the garden in July and August is joyously fulfilling as well. More...

Depot Theatre Youth Players Assist Sherlock Holmes

The Depot Theatre Youth Players will be entertaining the young and old under the big top in their presentation of “The Baker Street Irregulars” this June.  More...

Live Music Calendar

THURSDAY JUNE 4  8:00pm-The Subdudes, with special guest Vance Gilbert, at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon  FRIDAY JUNE 5  9:00pm-Vomit Fist and Cadaveric Spasm at Quinn’s, Beacon  Kristina Koller Quintet at 2 Grapes Wine and Bar, More...

Community

Your Doctor, Somewhere in the Cloud  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

In a spacious second-floor office just off Route 9, a local company that mixes medicine and the latest in information technology hopes to bring new meaning to the phrase, "the doctor will see you now." More...

Celebrating Cub Scout Values  Free Access 

Cub Scout Pack 137 will kick off their new year with a picnic and fun-filled afternoon this Sunday at Mayor’s Park. More...

New EMS Commissioner Meets the Troops

Tony Sutton called his first day on the job as Putnam’s Commissioner of Emergency Services a “whirlwind.”  The career emergency services professional, who previously held posts with Westchester and New York State, began his ten More...

Attractions

Focus on Philipstown: Archipelago

Focus On Philipstown

One of the most eclectic stores on Main Street in Cold Spring is Archipelago. Owner and former makeup artist, Timothy Chevtaikin, a gentle and knowledgeable person, said that Archipelago opened 17 years ago. More...

Dunkin’ Donuts Quietly Opens In Cold Spring Over Weekend

The hotly contested Dunkin’ Donuts discreetly opened on Chestnut Street Saturday morning. It appeared that many people took advantage of the drive-thru window feature of the business. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Agnes Lillian (Howell) Mahodil

Agnes Lillian (Howell) Mahodil a life long resident of New York, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, May 29, 2015. More...

Irma C. Scofield

Irma C. Scofield, age 91, of Ogdensburg, NY, formerly of Cold Spring, NY, died on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Riverledge Healthcare & Rehab in Ogdensburg, NY. Born in Mt. More...

Breaking News - 6/3/2015 2:15 PM

14-year-old Girl Attacked in Putnam Valley While Walking Dog

Residents in Putnam Valley are on edge after a teenaged girl was attacked while walking her dog along Timberline Court in the Oscawana Heights section of town this week. More...

Meeting cancelled

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for  More...

Cold Spring Independence Day Committee Meeting

The village of Cold Spring Independence Day Committee will meet on  More...

Fourth of July Festivities Back On!  Free Access 

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

Former Cold Spring Deputy Mayor and Trustee Bruce Campbell has saved the Cold Spring Independence Day Fireworks and parade just in the nick of time. More...

Putnam Valley Heroes Save Dogs From Fire  Free Access 

Jerry Zimbaldi and Mike Nallan of Putnam Valley are being hailed as hometown heroes after they saw smoke and flames while they were driving past a house and leapt into action: They called 911, checked the home for occupants, and rescued two dogs insi More...

'Swatters' to Pay Dearly Under Schumer Legislation

Last month’s swatting incident in Philipstown that resulted in the lock-downs of the Haldane and Garrison schools, the closing of Route 9D for hours and the manning of the county’s Emergency Response Team not only caused great inconvenien More...

Civics and Politics

Adam Levy: ‘Record Is Bullet Proof’

PUTNAM COUNTY D.A. RACE

District Attorney Adam Levy is tired of the accusations, allegations and innuendos. “My record is bullet-proof,” he said Monday during an exclusive interview with the PCNR. More...

Town Clerk Tina Merando Announces Reelection Bid  Free Access 

Tina Merando has announced that she will seek reelection for her fourth term as Town of Philipstown Clerk. Challenging her will be the Town Planning Board Secretary, Ann Gallagher. More...

Roger Chirico Announces Reelection and is Challenged  Free Access 

Roger Chirico, the gravelly voiced Philipstown Highway superintendent who has been on the job for 18 years, announced this week he's seeking another term. More...

Schools

Haldane School Talks Solar Panel Installation

The Haldane Board of Education started their June 2 Business Meeting at 5:30 to speak with Monolith Solar Vice-President Steven Erby regarding the upcoming solar panel installation slated to begin July 13. More...

They May Be Leaving Haldane, But We Won’t Forget These Retirees

It is a known fact by all who attend Haldane, and all who have graduated, that you will hear the band’s rendition of “Hot Cross Buns” in the hallways of the main building. You won’t even have to be in the band. More...

Students Enjoy Arts Alive

Haldane’s 5th grade class enjoyed a break from their normal school routine last Friday, May 29th, and took part in a wide variety of workshops as part of the Arts Alive program. More...

Religious News

Gala Raises Funds for St. Christopher's Inn

Nearly 300 guests gathered at Gotham Hall in New York City on May 28th for the 11th Annual St. Christopher’s Inn Board of Directors dinner honoring His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan. More...

Loretto Blesses First Responders

The noon mass on Sunday at Our Lady of Loretto church blessed the first responders, with a reception following in parish hall. Fr. Bob Warren was the celebrant giving the blessing. More...

Religious Services

OUR LADY OF LORETTO CATHOLIC CHURCH 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-3718 lorettochurch@gmail.com ourladyoflorettocs.com Pastor: Fr. Thomas P. More...

Sports

Softball Team Loses in Heart Breaker

Tuckahoe Rallies In Final Two Innings For Sectional Crown

The Haldane Lady Blue Devils' grip on the Section 1 softball title was wrestled away by Tuckahoe this past Friday, as the Tigers rallied from a 2-0 deficit to score two runs in the sixth and the winner in the seventh to claim a 3-2 win.  More...

Philipstown Major Softball Continues Strong Season

Philipstown Major Softball recently tallied a three-game winning streak before losing to Pawling 2 on Saturday.  More...

A Win & A Draw For Boys' Youth Soccer

Daggers Beat Raptors, 4-1 in 75th Game   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...

Misc

Town of Philipstown’s E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   More...

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