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Bienvenido a Argentina in Cold Spring

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Cold Spring is home to a new cafe, one that seeks to bring a piece of Argentina to the town. Rincon Argentino, roughly translated to Argentinian Corner, opened this past July 4th weekend.  More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

What’s in a Picnic? (and Easy CSA Vegetable Pickles)

Gardening GUSTO

The picnic season is off to a fantastic start! More...

Summer Music Returns to Cold Spring Sunday

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its popular Summer Sunset Music Series, kicking off on Sunday, July 12, and running each Sunday through August 23.  More...

West Point Band Presents Annual ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ Concert

The West Point Band’s Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues with the fourth annual “Dancing Under the Stars” on Saturday, July 18, at 7:30pm at Trophy Point Amphitheater.  More...

Community

A Lifetime Of Faithful Saving & Deposits, All Gone

Leroy Markey, now 78, and his wife Eva banked for years at Premier National Bank. He was a carpenter; she drove a bus for the Haldane School District. More...

Focus On: Cold Spring Depot Restaurant

Everyone in Philipstown knows of the fine delicious traditional American fare served at The Cold Spring Depot Restaurant at the alcove at the end of Main Street. More...

Parade & Fireworks Mark A Star-Spangled Fourth of July Across Cold Spring

Across Cold Spring, residents marked the July 4th holiday with festivities appropriate to the birth of our nation, from the parade at 4:30 Saturday to music and community events at the Bandstand and Dockside, followed by fireworks, sponsored by the P More...

Attractions

The First Act of Summer: Attend the Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel  Free Access 

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Shakespeare wrote that “the play’s the thing,” but Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has managed to up the ante. More...

Putnam History Museum Annual Lawn Party Set for July 18

Putnam History Museum

The Putnam History Museum Board invites the greater Hudson Highlands community to the annual Lawn Party at the home of Dorothy and Jim Klein in Garrison, on Saturday, July 18 from 5-7pm. More...

Sports

A Championship ‘Blue’ Print for Haldane

USWNT, Haldane Girls' Soccer Travel Similar Paths

Early Sunday night, Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone raised a World Cup trophy that the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) had seemed poised to lift four years earlier – only to have Japan rip it away with a stunning extra time rally. More...

Philipstown Little League All-Star Quest Ends

The Philipstown Little League teams ended their All Star runs this past week. The 12U team was 0-4 with 3 losses by 1 run. The 10U team finished 2-3 after losing to LaGrange in the last game of the pool play. Next up is Fall Ball. More...

Chelsea Lisikatos Bids Farwell

"Hit hard, hit it far baby!” said Nick Lisikatos to his daughter Chelsea as her family said goodbye to her at the airport, where she departed for Greece to play and represent the Greeks in the European Championship National Softball League.&nbs More...

Breaking News - 7/8/2015 9:44 PM

Change of heart in Haldane; school resource officer to be hired

A School Resource Officer (SRO) will be coming to the Haldane School District this fall, bringing a full-time police officer into the More...

Fallen Mountain Hiker Dramatically Rescued by Firefighters, Chopper

Continental Village

A Rockland County man traversing a mountain peak known as Anthony’s Nose in Continental Village suffered life-threatening trauma Sunday when he slipped and fell off the Blue Trail, landing on a cliff dozens of feet below on a secondary trail. More...

Civics and Politics

Banners & Resignations Capture Village

Village of Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Village Board met Tuesday night with a short agenda in front of them to discuss another resignation from the Code Update Committee and the Fourth of July banner on Main Street. More...

Butterfield Tax Resolution Passed

Butterfield Project

The Putnam County Industrial Development Agency met at the Donald B. More...

Regional Rescue Teams the Wave Of The Future

Putnam’s new Commissioner of Emergency Services, Tony Sutton, praised members of the Continental Village and Garrison Fire Departments this week for their rapid response that resulted in a dramatic helicopter rescue of a Rockland County man Sun More...

Schools

Haldane to Again Study Later Start Time

Haldane School

The Haldane School Board informally agreed Tuesday evening to continue its review of a later start time for the high school and middle school. More...

Trio of Haldane Students At American Legion Boys' State  Free Access 

Have you ever wondered what military life and running for an elected political office would be like? More...

Putnam Legislature Demands Discontinuation of Common Core

Putnam County

After months of discussion and debate, the Putnam Legislature Tuesday called on Albany to discontinue the implementation of the Common Core state standards.  Opponents of Common Core have charged that the standardized tests are robbing children More...

Religious News

Patriotic Hymns & Readings Start July 4th Observance

The Fourth of July in Cold Spring began with the traditional 10 am service at the historic Mekeel’s Corners Chapel. Built in 1887, the chapel, nestled at the intersection of Route 301 and Route 9, is a piece of quintessential Americana. More...

Walter Hoving Home Obtains Coveted Four Stars on Charity Navigator  Free Access 

Walter Hoving Home’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. More...

Religious Services

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Letters to the Editor

Heads Up

Dear Editor,  In 2011, $10,000 of taxpayer money was spent for a professional assessment of Philipstown emergency services. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Elizabeth Kisselbrack Schlich

Mary Elizabeth Kissel-brack Schlich age 74 of Garrison, NY, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her residence. Born on Janu-ary 26, 1941, in Mt. Vernon, NY she was the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy (Mettler) Kisselbrack. 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...

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...

Help Wanted

kitchen assistant Round Up Texas BBQ. P/T incl. weekends Ask for Linda 845-809-5557  landscape helper Experience helpful. Able to operate commercial lawn mower. Must have own transportation. Salary based on experience. 845-424-2323   More...

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