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Fireworks Contract Signed  Free Access 

Village of Cold Spring

Two executive sessions – one properly noticed and one not – marked the Village Board meeting Tuesday. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Into the Home Stretch, Garden-wise

Gardening GUSTO

Gardeners certainly understand that this is the Triple Crown moment out there in our little patches of paradise. The various races to get our gardens planted and summerready are almost over. More...

Paramount Celebrates 85th With A Really Big Show!

Focus On Philipstown

As Ed Sullivan used to say at the start of his old show, “You’re in for a really big show,” and that’s exactly what The Paramount Hudson Valley Theater has planned for its 85th anniversary gala event. More...

Buster Poindexter, A Real New York Doll, To Perform in Beacon  Free Access 

Beacon is about to get “Hot Hot Hot!” A true New York spirit and rocker since the 1960s, Buster Poindexter, the alter ego of David Johansen, will perfor More...

Community

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...

Nelsonville Remembers Marlene Bowman

At the end of the Nelsonville monthly meeting Monday night, Village Clerk Pauline Minners read a resolution honoring the memory of Marlene Bowman. More...

Pataki Son-in-law Showing Progress

Presidential hopeful and Putnam resident George Pataki is back on the campaign trail now that his son-in-law is showing progress after suffering a debilitating stroke last week, while en route to a vacation with his wife.  Pataki spokesman, Davi More...

Attractions

Cost Estimates Shrink to Restore Warner House

Constitution Island Association

Guests at the Constitution Island Association's Seafood Gala this Saturday will have hearty news to digest among their shrimp and lobsters. More...

Freshness With A Purpose At Renewal Farm

Renewal Farm at Graymoor invites all to experience the purest and freshest produce in town. The goods are now being sold on location at Graymoor on Saturdays from 10am-1:30pm, where the public can discover all that the farm has to offer.   More...

Turtle Walk Draws Over 100 to Boscobel

It is the time of year when the flowers bloom, the sun shines, and female turtles emerge from the marsh to lay their eggs. More...

Commentary

Drainage, Paving & A House Divided

Cunningham’s Corner

Big issues never start out, right away, as big issues. More...

Perspectives

Poor Communication Leads to Frustration and Bad Decision Making  Free Access 

Right now, the debate and discussion about South Mountain Pass are neither about paving nor drainage. It is about proper process … the essential ingredient of good government. More...

Births

Adelaide May Hamel

Adelaide May was born to parents Alanna and Robert Hamel of Putnam Valley on May 19, 2015. Adelaide’s maternal grandmother is Nancy Maguire of Cold Spring. Her paternal grandmother is Carol Hamel of Putnam Valley.   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 cottage w/yard & parking. $1,100/mo+util.+1 month sec. No pets/non smoker. Ref’s a must! 845-265-6301 Leave msg  Cold Spring Rentals . More...

Pets

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2015 1:40 PM

Felony Criminal Mischief Lodged Against Cold Spring Man

A Cold Spring man is facing incarceration in a state penitentiary for allegedly using a rock to smash a window in his ex-wife’s car that was parked in a service station lot in Cold Spring. More...

Guiding Eyes Creates Heroes Like Figo  Free Access 

The heroic story of Guide Dog Figo, who jumped in front of a moving bus in Brewster to shield his legally blind owner last week, has amazed people from Putnam County and around the nation. More...

South Mountain Pass Drainage Project Passes 3-2; Road Residents Not Happy

After hours of meetings, questions on drainage design, money, and the back and forth debate on paved versus dirt roads, it came down to a vote on the South Mountain Pass drainage project. More...

Civics and Politics

MTA Nixes Repair Money for Manitou Station Road

During Hurricane Sandy, Garrison’s Manitou Station Road was among the hardesthit areas in Philipstown, and in the aftermath, the damage was extensive. More...

Independence Day Budget Concerns

The Independence Day Committee thought it had $3,500 to work with, but at its meeting Monday, Deputy Mayor Marie Early reported it’s significantly less. More...

Porches and Signs at Historic Board

With the project to restore the third floor of 24 Paulding well under way and coming along nicely, applicant Sean Kearney continues to come before the Historic District Review Board. More...

Schools

Haldane Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Julia Olsen Valedictorian Julia Olsen is the Haldane 2015 Valedictorian. Her high school career has been impressive. More...

Haldane Honors Retirees

Haldane School Board

Traditionally, the last meeting of the Haldane Board of Education is for honoring retirees from the District. More...

Haldane Class of 2015  Free Access 

The PCNR’s Commemorative Graduation Issue

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Religious News

Walter Hoving Home Victoriously Graduates 10 Transformed Students

At The Walter Hoving Home in Garrison, students from across the country returned to the very place where they found victory from addiction to graduate from the program. 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

Haldane Says Goodbye To The Class Of 2015  Free Access 

43 Blue Devil athletes set to graduate Saturday

With Haldane's graduation ceremonies set for Saturday morning, it's time to honor the Class of 2015's student athletes. More...

Little League Closes Out Season  Free Access 

Saturday, the 2015 Philipstown Little League Season came to a close. More...

Major Softball Scores 10th Win As 2015 Season Ends  Free Access 

Philipstown Major Softball split its last four games over the pat two weeks to finish the season with a notable 10-5-1 record. The team’s biggest comeback win of the season came recently against Dover. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dirt Roads – To Pave or Not To Pave. Is that the question?

To the Editor:  Dirt roads strike me as another Philipstown issue that will generate more heat than light during the “debate” over their future. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Captain Francis Joseph Schatzle

Captain Francis Joseph Schatzle, (Ret. USN), age 83, passed away on Tuesday, June 9 in Annapolis, MD. Born in Cold Spring (Nelsonville), NY, to the late Frank and Mary Schatzle, Frank cherished his hometown.  More...

Eileen Ann Reilley

Eileen Ann Reilley, 87, passed away peacefully at home in Washington, DC, on June 5, 2015. Eileen was born in Cold Spring, NY, to Lawrence Martin Reilley and Alice Burns Reilley. More...

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