September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Graymoor Thrift Shop Offers Treasures and Deals Galore  Free Access 

“When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.” -John 6:12 More...

Victory for Trustee Fadde on Parking

Village of Cold Spring Trustee Cathryn Fadde scored a major victory when Cold Spring was granted authority to expand its residential parking system after legislation sponsored by Senator Sue Serino and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef was signed into law on More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Don’t Wince (and Quince Paste)

Gardening GUSTO

The late, witty New York socialite and philanthropist Brooke Astor (1902-2007) informed her friends in 1953 that she intended to marry the fabulously wealthy and famously difficult Vincent Astor, writing: “Don’t wince, it’s Vince.&r More...

The Bijou Gallery Celebrates 20 Years

You don’t want to miss The Bijou Gallery’s 20th anniversary Friday night. In honor of the milestone day, a special window treatment will display the history of the Gallery. More...

Gallery 66 NY Presents Four New Exhibitions

Gallery 66 NY is pleased to announce four exhibitions regarding Social Observations this October.  More...

Religious News

Philipstown Residents Blessed By Visit  Free Access 

Among the thousands who flooded America’s largest cities to witness Pope Francis’s historic first visit to the United States were several Philipstown residents. More...

Franciscan Friars Blessing of the Animals Is Sunday

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will hold their annual Procession and Blessing of Animals on Sunday, October 4, at Graymoor in Garrison.   The Blessing of the Animals honors the Feast Day of St. More...

Clothing Needed for Midnight Run

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown needs the following items for their Midnight Run on October 10. More...

Sports

Haldane Routs Pawling 26-6

Twoguns runs for two scores, passes for another

Last season, the Pawling Tigers visited Haldane for the Blue Devils' first ever game under the lights. The Blue Devils jumped out to a 26-0 lead on their way to a dominating 33-6 homecoming win. More...

Girls’ Soccer Team Wins Two of Three

The Lady Blue Devils’ soccer team's busy week resulted in a pair of wins and a tough loss in three home matches. More...

Haldane Tennis Team Downs Pawling

The Lady Blue Devil tennis team improved to 3-1 on the season with a 4-1 win over visiting Pawling.  Carly Brief picked up a win at #2 singles with a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Elizabeth Clemmons. More...

Letters to the Editor

Merando Committed to Community

To the Editor:  My endorsement for town clerk, of Tina M. Merando, comes from knowing her commitment to the community. Tina serves with sincere respect and devotion to that office. More...

Vote for Bob Flaherty

To the Editor:  More...

Supporting Ann Gallagher For Town Clerk

To the Editor:  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...

Situations Wanted

Situation wanted I am seeking a live-in caretaker position, maint, security duties, etc. in exchange for apt. or small cottage. Please call 845-659-4299   More...

Breaking News - 10/5/2015 10:28 AM

Brooklyn motorcyclist critically injured in Philipstown crash  Free Access 

A Brooklyn man was critically injured Sunday evening when his motorcycle crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic along the Bear Mountain Bridge Road, struck the rear of an oncoming car before being ejected over a guiderail and falling 100 feet down More...

Breaking News - 10/2/2015 3:19 PM

Legionnaires' Disease at West Point

Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease, has been found at West Point Military Academy across the river. More...

Odell blasts Albany when unveiling $151 million 2016 budget  Free Access 

County Executive MaryEllen Odell came out swinging during her 2016 budget presentation Thursday night, charging that counties throughout the lower Hudson Valley were “struggl More...

Butterfield Hospital Demolished  Free Access 

Senior Center to Move to Lahey Pavilion

Early Monday morning, the landscape changed forever in Cold Spring when residents bid farewell to the old Butterfield Hospital. More...

New Complaints Surface on Boscobel

Boscobel

For the second weekend in a row, residents who live near Boscobel House and Gardens found themselves beset by what some say are excessive noise levels from weddings at the site. More...

Civics and Politics

Garrison Fire District Decision This Thursday

The Philipstown Town Board will be rendering a decision on the possibility of the Garrison Fire District this week. More...

Mandatory Water Ban for Village Residents

The Village of Cold Spring enacted a mandatory outdoor water ban at Tuesday evening’s Village Board meeting, effective immediately. More...

Code Update Reviews Draft Project Plan, Saving Energy & Apartments

Village Board Liaison Marie Early opened the Code Update Committee’s meeting with the review of the draft Project Execution Plan, which is due to NYSERDA by October 1st. More...

Schools

High Achievers

Commencements Binghamton University The following student graduated from Binghamton University this past Spring. From Putnam Valley, Robert Tendy, Bachelor of Arts, BA Theatre Acting Directing. More...

Community

Focus On: A Twist of Fate Salon

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

Sharon Verardo of A Twist of Fate Salon has been in business just over two years on Main Street, and has gained a steady clientele of people looking for a fresh new hair style. More...

Motorist Charged In Hit And Run Of Cyclist

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.  Ricardo McKay, 71, of New City, has been accused of striking the woman on Wednesday afternoon as sh More...

Summer Interns Thrive With Philipstown Garden Club

This year, the Philipstown Garden Club Internship Program was co-sponsored by longtime supporters Manitoga, Stonecrop Gardens, and Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary. More...

Attractions

Cops and Rodders Car Show Draws Crowd

On a perfect Sunday afternoon, the sun reflected off the windshields, paint jobs and chrome of the cars at Mayor’s Park.  Lines of cars covered the field, as enthusiasts admired the works of art on wheels.  The Second Annual Cops and More...

Thousands View Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall was never as well received in Putnam County as it was last weekend. More...

Family Bonfire Night Oct. 11

Get cozy & toasty with Family Bonfire Night at Boscobel on Sunday, October 11, from 6-9pm.  New this year will be live music with country band Tenbrooks Molly, a children’s glow stick play area, and stargazing (weather permitting) with More...

Perspectives

Boat Club Benefits Community

Dear Mayor Merandy and Trustees of Cold Spring,  I would hope the actions of a few on Saturday evening, September 12 do not obscure the real contributions to the community that the Boat Club has made over the years.   More...

Cold Spring Needs Its Boat Club

Recently this paper published a letter addressed to Cold Spring Mayor Dave Merandy and Village Clerk Mary Saari. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles H. Eible, Jr.  Free Access 

 Charles H. Eible, Jr., age 69, of Waterbury, CT, died on Monday, September 28, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Ct. Born in Peekskill, NY, on September 12, 1946 he was the son of the late Charles H. More...

Karl N. Kristiansen  Free Access 

Karl N. Kristiansen, age 61, of Garrison, NY, died on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at the Joe Raso Hospice Residence in New City, NY. More...

Carl L. D’Ambrosio

Carl L. D’Ambrosio, age 85, a resident of Pine Bush (formerly of Cold Spring, NY), passed away peacefully on September 28, 2015, at Park Manor Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Middletown.  More...

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