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Pidalas Honored As Historic Family of Philipstown  Free Access 

Putnam History Museum

It was a picture-perfect end of summer evening as the Putnam History Museum held its annual Gala and honored a local family – the Pidalas – whose members are woven throughout Philipstown’s civic, charitable and business life. More...

Nature’s Market in Nelsonville Offers Healthy Mix

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

You will not believe the renovation that has taken place inside the Nature’s Market, the former Pete’s Hometown Deli in Nelsonville. The space has been completely gutted and replaced with new fixtures and shelves and flooring. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Hunt, Gather, Dig (and The Best Beans Ever!)

Gardening GUSTO

Today, September 23rd, is the autumn equinox. Time to hunt and gather: do you feel it?  More...

Steady Crowd for OktoberFest

The Knights of Columbus of Loretto Council 536 hosted their second annual Oktober- Fest this past weekend. The sun shone bright and warm for this two-day festival at Mayor’s Park. More...

B.B. King To Be Honored at Paramount

You are not going to want to miss the big show at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill as two powerhouse guitar virtuosos, Joe Louis Walker & J. Geils, pay tribute to the undisputed monarch of the blues, B.B. King, on Thursday October 29. More...

Community

Gold Star Mothers Remembered at Putnam Ceremony

Putnam's Gold Star Mothers statue, the first of its kind in the United States, was the centerpiece Sunday for a ceremony as America celebrated Gold Star Mother's Day.A large crowd attended the observance at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent o More...

Focus On: McCaffrey Realty

Who doesn’t love Bob Mc- Caffrey, owner of McCaffrey Realty on Main Street? His friendly disposition and eagerness to make new friends and lend aid to our community is what he is known for. McCaffrey’s roots run deep in Philipstown. More...

Leaders Review Warner House Overhaul & Constitution Island

Constitution Island

Constitution Island, located off the Putnam shoreline in Philipstown, received a boost Tuesday in an unlikely location far from the Hudson River – the Town of Patterson. More...

Attractions

Cops and Rodders to Race Into Mayor’s Park on Sunday

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...

String Quartet At Howland

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is happy to announce the return of a quartet well beloved by its audience: the Daedalus Quartet, Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violin; Jessica Thompson, viola, and Thomas Kraines, cello. More...

Movie Night in Beacon Friday

“Movies that Matter Beacon” will be showing The Last Mountain on Friday, Sept. 25th, 7:30pm (doors at 7pm). More...

Perspectives

A Case to Cancel the Boat Club Lease  Free Access 

Dear Mayor Merandy & Village Clerk Saari We are the Cold Spring Waterfront Coalition and write with the fervent hope that you both will continue to advocate for a pleasant and peaceful waterfront experience for all residents of the Village of Col More...

Letters to the Editor

Hiking: Its Costs & Benefits

To the Editor:  Hikers are Terrible for Cold Spring! They use our bathrooms, they fill up our garbage cans and they never spend any money.  More...

Beautiful Scenery, Not So Much Quiet  Free Access 

To the Editor: I recently had the pleasure of vacationing in the Putnam County area with friends and visiting family. It is truly lovely in September. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Silvia Porzio Maginnis

January 14, 1945 - September 15, 2015

Silvia Porzio Maginnis died suddenly at her home in New York City on September 15; she was 70. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Silvia came to the United States in 1964 to study. More...

Breaking News - 9/25/2015 4:51 PM

Rockland motorist charged in hit and run of Garrison cyclist  Free Access 

Updated, New Info

A Rockland County man was arrested Friday in connection with the alleged hit and run of a 52-year-old Cold Spring bicyclist earlier in the week. More...

Boscobel Wedding Noise Draws Complaints  Free Access 

Residents who live near Boscobel House and Gardens are up in arms over noise levels generated by weddings at the site, particularly after unusually loud music at a wedding there Saturday. More...

Concerns on Garrison Cafe Expansion

Philipstown Planning Board

It was a mixed bag of support and opposition for the Garrison Cafe expansion during round 2 of the Planning Board’s Public Hearing, with many left to stand in the crowded room at Butterfield library. More...

Civics and Politics

Cracking Down on Fire Department & Boat Club

Village of Cold Spring

Two items rose to the top of the village agenda Tuesday night: Shenanigans at the Cold Spring Boat Club, which if continued could see them not return to the site, and adding conditions on to the Cold Spring Firehouse lease. More...

Scorched Earth Race for Tendy, Levy  Free Access 

Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy may have won the day over Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy in the Republican primary, but Levy is now aggressively attacking one of Tendy’s key points, that Levy faces ethical issues in running the More...

Butterfield Hits Turbulence at Legislature  Free Access 

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

Schools

Garrison School Gets ‘Clean’ Audit Report

The Garrison School Board of Education received what Vice President Diana Swinburne called a ‘clean report’ from their external auditors. More...

Kindergarten Prep Program at Serendipity  Free Access 

Serendipity Childcare and Learning Center, which accepts children ages six weeks to five years of age, has announced the beginning of its brand-new preschool program taught by Larissa Aylward. More...

Religious News

Loretto Children Prepare for Papal Visit

The historic visit by Pope Francis to New York City is only one day away, and local churches are getting ready for his arrival. More...

Yom Kippur Celebrated This Week

Jews throughout the world celebrated the beginning of the High Holy Days last week with Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – and concluded this week with Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, from sundown Tuesday through Wednesday (today) More...

Sukkot Observance Is Set

Open to the Sky: The Beacon Sukkah Project is a communal celebration of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which will take place over an eight-day period, from Sunday, September 27th through Monday, October 5th, in Beacon.   More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils Cap Perfect Week With Win Over Ardsley

Volleyball Team Also Routs Mahopac And Peekskill More...

Haldane Tennis Knocks of Beacon for Second Win of Season

The Haldane tennis team picked up their second win of the season, knocking off Beacon 3-2. In the first singles match, Olivia Sterling defeated Olivia Banks 6-0, 6-1. More...

Hawks Tackle Teams Maintain Perfect Records

Cortlandt Manor – On the 5/6th grade Hawks’ first play, defensive coordinator Jose Rodriguez’s fierce front six funneled a Cortlandt Cowboys run straight into namesake left corner Jose Rodriguez, who punished the runner in the flat, More...

Births

Charles Vincent Strang

Charles Vincent Strang was born on September 4, 2015, to parents Tabitha Marie Constantino and Sean William Strang of Putnam Valley.  Paternal Grandparents are Mike and Lee Strang 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 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...

Help Wanted

Round Up Texas BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557 Licensed Plumbing Mechanic and Plumber’s Helper. Long Standing Company in Mahopac F/T. Must have clean DL. More...

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