September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Shocker: DA Race Continues to November After Tendy Upsets Levy

Elections 2015

There will be a race for Putnam County District Attorney after all. In a shocking upset on Primary Day, Putnam Republicans selected Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy as their candidate over incumbent D.A. Adam Levy.  More...

Celebrating the Pidala Family  Free Access 

Putnam History Museum

This Sunday, Sept. 20, the Pidala family will be honored with the “Historic Family of Philipstown” award at the Putnam History Museum’s annual gala, taking place this year at the Highlands Country Club in Garrison. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Fresh Autumn Peas! (and Sugar Ann Snap Pea Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

Finally: Rain! And, hopefully, more to come. At last we can enjoy our gardens again and get on with autumn plantings.   More...

Cabaret in the Country: Simply Streisand!

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

The setting of this week’s Focus was the charming Depot Theatre located at Garrison Landing down the Stoney End, where I met with Bond, Phil Geoffrey Bond, creator of the cabaret show Simply Streisand. More...

Juilliard String Quartet at Chamber Music Series

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is happy and excited to again present the Juilliard String Quartet in the opening concert of the 2015-2016 season. More...

Community

Low Turnout for Cold Spring Senior Picnic

In one of the hottest days of the year last September, the Mayor’s Park pavilion was packed to capacity with a large crowd of senior citizens for their end-of-summer picnic. More...

Another Metro-North Railroad Mishap

Northbound Train Hits Boulder, No Injuries

It was a frightening ride for 130 passengers aboard a Metro-North Hudson Line train Sunday when the engine slammed into a huge boulder on northbound tracks, south of the Cold Spring Railroad station. More...

Bloodhound Headed to Sheriff’s Department

The canine crew at the Putnam Sheriff’s Department is about to expand.   More...

Sports

Blue Devils Lose Heartbreaker To Tuckahoe 21-18

Late Tiger Touchdown Denies Blue Devils First Win

In the end, the difference between Tuckahoe and Haldane wasn't the passing game, the rushing attack or even special teams. More...

Girls’ Soccer Wins Pair, Falls to John Jay-East Fishkill

The Haldane girls’ soccer team picked up their first two wins of the season, knocking off Lakeland and Beacon. More...

Boys’ Soccer Battles Brewster Before Falling 2-1

Just a week ago, the Haldane boys’ soccer team was blitzed by the Brewster Bears 6-0. The rematch was a much different contest, as the Blue Devils gave the Bears a scare on a 2-1 defeat. More...

Births

Charles Vincent Strung

Charles Vincent Strung was born on September 4, 2015, to parents Tabitha Marie Constantino and Sean William Strung of Putnam Valley.  Maternal grandparents are Mike and Lee Strung of Putnam Valley. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Engagement Announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mead of Montvale, NJ, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Louise Mead, to Frederick Emil Nytko, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Nytko, Jr. of Highland Falls, NY. Dr. More...

Breaking News - 9/18/2015 1:56 PM

Butterfield Project Runs Into Turbulence at County Legislature  Free Access 

Members of the Putnam Legislature expressed annoyance, consternation and disappointment with the developer of the Butterfield property in Cold Spring Wednesday night over the contents of a letter of intent that had been reportedly changed without the More...

Cold Spring hiker rescued from upstate mountain trail

  A 24 year old Cold Spring woman is recuperating this week from a leg injury incurred over the weekend while hiking on a remote mountain trail in upstate Essex County. According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservatio More...

Historic Board Wants Involvement with Rehab of Grove Property  Free Access 

Historic District Review Board

The Historic District Review Board is seeking a meeting with the owner of The Grove property to lend the panel’s aid as the building is being transformed from a ramshackle structure to a habitable living space. More...

Quality and Charisma Infuse American Creations  Free Access 

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Custom furniture made with wood from Pennsylvania, large painted bird feeders from Ohio, and farm-to-table foods from Hyde Park are only some of the items that found their way into American Creations. More...

Civics and Politics

Post Office to Butterfield  Free Access 

Village of Cold Spring

In a meeting that clocked in at 12 minutes, the Village Board approved a special Building Inspector for the Butterfield project, and discussed a bonfire at the Cold Spring Boat Club that left some neighbors smoldering. More...

Stage Is Set For Decision on Garrison Fire District

Philipstown Town Board

About 40 people sat in the Garrison Fire House for the second and final portion of the potential Garrison Fire District public hearing. More...

Verizon Before the Philipstown ZBA

A public hearing was held Monday night by the Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals concerning an application submitted by Verizon Wireless.   More...

Schools

Haldane Board Sets Goals For The Year

Haldane School board

Haldane’s Board of Education meeting celebrated the new hires at Haldane with blue cupcakes, cookies, and some healthy fruit salad, of course. More...

Religious News

Rosh Hashanah Celebrated This Week

Jews throughout the world celebrated the beginning of the High Holy Days this week with Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year.  Services at area synagogues were held on Sunday evening, Monday and Tuesday for the holiday that is translated as 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...

Attractions

Boscobel in the Fall: Ghosts, Bonfires, More

Boscobel

Boscobel House & Gardens has announced their schedule of events for the fall season, and it’s full of engaging lectures, artwork, music, and family fun.   More...

Oktoberfest Set For This Weekend

The Knights of Columbus Loretto Council 536’s Oktoberfest is set to roll out on Saturday and Sunday, September 19, and 20, at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring from noon ‘til the park closes. More...

‘Cops and Rodders’ to Descend on Mayor’s Park

Last year, 73 hot rods took over Mayor’s Park for the first annual Cops & Rodders Car Show. The spectacle was sponsored by the Cold Spring Police Benevolent Association. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tomann Announces Re-Election Bid

Note: The writer is seeking reelection as Town of Philipstown Justice.  More...

Put the Right People In Office

To the Editor:  It saddens me to see the way our country is moving further and further to the left. We now have a generation of hate. 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 Sale

ANTIQUE BARN SALE 7’ table made of reclaimed wood, plus old cupboards, benches, lots of small country items. Every Sunday 11 to 5:00 or by appointment at Tompkins Corners, Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 845-225-6068   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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