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Jamming on Main Street at Eleanor’s Best  Free Access 

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Just up the road in Nelsonville, the most heavenly aromatic smells are wafting from the Kitchen of Eleanor’s Best. Inside, on a large stainless steel industrial stove, a pot of raspberry jam was on a low slow boil. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Onions, Civilized (with Pickled Red Onions and Yellow Onion and Cheese Pie)

Gardening GUSTO

“It’s hard to imagine a civilization without onions.” Julia Child  More...

Rob Scheps Hitting The Stage in New York

Saxophonist Rob Scheps, who splits time in Cold Spring and Oregon, has upcoming performances in New York. More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday October 8 Irish Session at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon 9:00pm-David Rothenberg-Bernhard Wöstheinrich Duo at Quinn’s, Beacon Friday October 9 8:30pm-Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam Saturday October 10 8:00pm-Jonathan Edwards at Daryl’ More...

Community

Breaking News - 10/9/2015 2:05 PM

Tears of joy highlight Putnam naturalization ceremony

Vietnam veteran and Silver Star recipient Karl Rohde summed it up best:“You have become citizens by choice. We are citizens by birth!” More...

Focus On: Addiction & Our Daughters

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

Brewster resident and prolific author Linda Dahl knows a few things about addiction – and in her latest book, “Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back to Life,” she sheds light on the pervasive drug problem in Putnam County. More...

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Philipstown Crash

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...

Sports

Haldane Falls To Woodlands 28-0

Second-Half Falcon Ground Game Too Much For Blue Devils

When the first half of Haldane's late Saturday matinee against Woodlands ended, the Blue Devils headed into their halftime talk knowing they had held the powerful Falcons' offense in check. More...

Boys' Soccer Team Picks Up First Win Of Season

Seth Warren's overtime tally was the difference, as the Haldane boys' soccer team picked up a deserved 2-1 win over home standing Pawling last Tuesday. More...

Volleyball Team Rolls To Two More Wins

The Haldane volleyball team picked up two more wins, outlasting Peekskill late last week before steamrolling Ketcham this past Monday. More...

Births

Stefano Beck Mercurio

Stefano Beck Mercurio was born on July 31, 2015, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Parents are Jennifer and Gregory Mercurio of Fort Montgomery, NY.  Grandparents are Ghislaine Riché of Nyack and Lynnette Rajala of Cold Spring.   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 - 10/8/2015 10:09 AM

Motorcyclist killed in Garrison crash  Free Access 

A motorcyclist was killed late Wednesday night when his two wheeler crashed on Route 9 in Garrison. More...

Garrison Fire District Approved, But Starting Date Delayed to 2016

It’s official, at last: The Garrison Volunteer Fire Company will become a fire district, its own entity with taxing and budgetary authority. More...

DA Candidates Clash on Ethics  Free Access 

Incumbent Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy and challenger Robert Tendy pulled no punches when they squared off at the Cold Spring Firehouse Monday in a series of aggressive exchanges about who is best suited for the job. The Difference More...

Civics and Politics

Green Light for New Police Officer and Historic Board Member

In a quick meeting Tuesday night, the Village Board approved Cold Spring resident Jennifer Simard for the Historic District Review Board to replace Michael Junjulas, who resigned from the post. More...

Odell Blasts Albany When Unveiling Putnam’s $151 Million 2016 Budget

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

Subdivisions & Signage at Historic Board

Scenic Hudson came before the HDRB Wednesday night during a workshop to present their plans for the Campbell property. More...

Schools

School Tax Bill Discussion Consumes Board

School taxes were due in September and one taxpayer was not happy with the increase this year. More...

Religious News

Pets Receive Blessings and Prayers at Graymoor

On Sunday’s brisk autumn afternoon, dozens of dogs gathered at Graymoor for the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony. The event commemorates the Feast Day of St. 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

Cold Spring Lions To Hold ‘Strut Your Pup’ October 17

What could be better than a beautiful autumn day, walking your dog around Cold Spring? Doing it with others, and for a cause! More...

Perspectives

Not My Kid: One Family’s Story  Free Access 

Updated with Communities that Care response

My wife and I tried to give our sons the very best we could provide. We encouraged them to exercise and live a productive, healthy life. We did our best to be good role models for them. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support For Scuccimarra

I am a resident of Garrison for 23 years, and I proudly support and try to help Barbara Scuccimarra. She is making our community better, with her dedication to her job, keeping our local post office, and helping Seniors.  More...

Craig Watters, Pro-Business

Dear Editor  I am writing to your paper to give my voice of concern in regard to the Philipstown upcoming election. More...

Noise: Pandora's Box

To the Editor:   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles H. Eible, Jr.

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...

William A. Schultz

William A. Schultz, 88, of Cold Spring, passed away peacefully at home on September 28, 2015. He was born Feb 12, 1927 in Queens, NY, one of 6 children of Susan and Gus Schultz. More...

Karl N. Kristiansen

Karl N. Kristiansen, age 61, of Garrison, NY, died on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at the Joe Raso Hospice Residence in New City, NY. Born in Amityville, NY, on October 8, 1953 he was the son of Roy T. More...

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