June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioner Tony Sutton lauds EMS responders actions

Putnam’s new Emergency Services Commissioner Anthony Sutton has praised members of the Brewster Fire Department for acting professionally and humanely by caring for both a blind woman and her service dog struck by a school bus in Brewster.  More...

Independence Day Festivities Coming Together; the Tradition Continues

New Parade Time: 4:30pm

Cold Spring’s Independence Day Committee met in Village Hall on Monday; seven of nine members were present. Mayor Dave Merandy was also at the meeting, and the committee hashed out details of this year’s July 4th festivities. More...

Butterfield Groundbreaking Set  Free Access 

The lengthy road to Butterfield's municipal approval is at the end. More...

Hero Service Dog Saves Woman’s Life

A service dog owned by a legally blind Brewster woman has been credited with saving her life by throwing himself in front of an oncoming mini-school bus Monday taking the brunt of the impact. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

How to Plant an Herb Garden (and Deviled Eggs with Chervil)

Gardening GUSTO

Finally we have had rain (plenty, thank you) and cooler (cold, some nights) temperatures! More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday June 11 Scars on 45 at The Winery at St. George, Mohegan Lake Friday June 12 8:30-11:30pm- Tenbrooks Molly at Whistling Willies , Cold Spring Saturday June 13 7:30pm Maia Sharp at Philipstown Depot Theatre More...

Community

Tourism Director to Take Leave

What do you do if you are the Putnam County Office of Tourism Director and your husband declares that he will run for President of the United States? More...

Focus On: Therapeutic Equestrian Center

It was a bright and sunny afternoon in the horse ring at the Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Horses milled about, mostly ignoring the camera crew. More...

Haldane Students Help Friends in Hardship: Over $2K Raised!

In the spirit of altruism, Haldane’s 4th graders held a walk-a-thon this past Friday to help their classmate Mikayla Santos and her two brothers Darrin and Daniel. More...

Attractions

Big Truck Day A Hit At Butterfield Library

Honks, beeps, and the sounds of kids laughing could be heard for blocks around Butterfield Library Sunday, as the annual Big Truck Day drew in crowds of people. The family event saw children of all ages eager to climb on a variety of vehicles.   More...

Dunkin' Grand Opening

After a soft opening the weekend prior, the new Dunkin' Donuts in Cold Spring held its grand opening Sunday. Village Trustee Fran Murphy was on the site to help welcome customers, and took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

Perspectives

Mayor's Actions Send Village In Wrong Direction

Perspective

The Village went to pot on the evening of March 18, 2015.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Disappointment in Mayor

To the Editor:  More...

Keep Roads Country

To the Editor:  To whom it may concern,  More...

Opposition to Paving

To the Editor:  Dear Supervisor, Board Members and Editors,  I oppose the paving work proposed on South Mountain Pass (the “Pass”).  Regardless of whether you favor dirt roads or paving, the way this project has been presen 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...

Childcare

CREATIVE CHILDCARE From “Energetic Grandma” trained and experienced in stimulating activities for kids of most ages. CPR and First Aid trained, local references; expert homework help – pet-friendly, too! More...

Tag Sale

HUGE MULTI-family garage sale. Furniture, household appliances, framed art, art supplies, yard tools books, dollar table. June 13/14, 10AM - 4PM 56 Paulding Avenue, Cold Spring   More...

Breaking News - 6/16/2015 2:55 PM

Homeowner averts calamity when bedroom catches fire

Residents of a two-story home in North Highlands averted a calamity when their home caught fire early Tuesday. The blaze was located at the Bill and Mary Flaherty residence at 15 JoAnn Place. Fire crews were summoned at 7.a.m. More...

Breaking News - 6/15/2015 5:41 AM

Pataki son-in-law showing progress  Free Access 

Presidential hopeful returns to campaign trail

Presidential hopeful and Putnam resident George Pataki is back on the campaign trail now that his son-in-law is showing progress afte More...

Location Change for Philipstown Workshop on Wednesday, June 17  Free Access 

From the Town Of Philipstown, a change of location for Wednesday Night's meeting: More...

South Mountain Pass Drainage Project Down to A Vote; Residents Fear Paving

Town of Philipstown

“No Paving!” came the cries of South Mountain Pass residents at a workshop last week. The Town Board, in fact, delayed a vote on the drainage work along the road to schedule the workshop. More...

‘The Affair’ Seduces the Village

Driving into Cold Spring and seeing the Butterfield property jam packed with cars and tractor trailers parked on the landscape meant only one thing Monday: Filming had begun on the Golden Globe Award winning Showtime series, “The Affair.” More...

Civics and Politics

VFW Hall Contract Signed

Town of Philipstown

After two weeks of lengthy discussions on paving, the Philipstown Town Board had a short and sweet monthly meeting on Thursday. Brownie Troop 1605 opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Levy Announces Reelection Bid

On Friday, Judge Judy joined members of her family along with county governmental leaders and some two dozen supporters of her son, Adam Levy, who announced on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse that he is seeking reelection to a third four More...

Judge Dismisses Stiebeling Lawsuit

Putnam County State Supreme Court Judge Victor Grossman has dismissed a lawsuit filed by former Putnam Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling, not on grounds that he was improperly dismissed but that he failed to sign his oath of office w More...

Schools

Garrison Tech Plan Update

Board members heard an update on the technology plan for the Garrison school at last week’s Board of Education meeting. More...

High Achievers

President’s List Siena College Salvatore Baisley, of Cold Spring, made Siena College’s President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. Dean’s List More...

Religious News

Confirmation & Communion at Loretto

Confirmation took place on April 24 at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church. Bishop Peter Byrne is pictured with the kids. 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

In 2014 & 2015, V Stood For Victories  Free Access 

Virgadamo, Van Asselt rack up wins on way to New York State Coach of the Year Honors

Haldane's student athletes accomplished a number of impressive feats during the 2014/2015 school year, including a state championship (girls' soccer), a state final appearance (volleyball) and a state final four appearance (boys' basketball.) As a re More...

Horse Enthusiasts Everywhere Revel in Triple Crown Win  Free Access 

When American Pharoah crossed the finish line at Belmont on Saturday evening, the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown, New York and Putnam County horse fans were watching. "I watched it. More...

Philipstown Boys’ Soccer Looking Sharp

Daggers Slay The Titans 6-2   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Captain Francis Joseph Schatzle  Free Access 

Captain Francis Joseph Schatzle, (Ret. USN), age 83, passed away on Tuesday, June 9 in Annapolis, MD.  More...

Marlene E. Bowman

Marlene E. Bowman, age 77, of Nelsonville, NY, died on Friday, June 5, 2015, at New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. More...

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