October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cyclist loses leg in grim Garrison crash  Free Access 

A 26-year-old motorcyclist from Montrose lost his leg Tuesday evening in a crash with a tractor trailer rig on Route 9 in Garrison. The Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Peter Bongers of Montrose. More...

First Graders learn about the Community

First graders at the Garrison Union Free School visited both the Garrison Cafe and Garrison Firehouse on Monday as part of their social studies unit on local community. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Pope Says (and Wendy’s Autumn Chutney)

Gardening GUSTO

Pope Francis does and says lots of things that resonate pleasantly whether you are Catholic or not. More...

Live Music Calendar

Wednesday October 21 7:00pm-The Wild Reeds at Daryl’s House Club, Pawling Thursday October 22 7:00pm-Irish Session at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Saturday October 24 Magnets! More...

Community

A Tail-Wagging Day at Strut Your Pup

The dogs took over Cold Spring once again on Saturday for the 4th annual Strut Your Pup parade, presented by the Cold Spring Lions Club. More...

Jaymark Jewelers

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

Jaymark Jewelers is a Philipstown institution that is family owned and operated. The business itself has been in existence for fifty years, and come November they will have occupied their Route 9 building for 31 years. More...

Cupola Restored To Its Place Atop Foundry Office Building

In a dramatic scene last week at the Office Building that once was a hub for the West Point Foundry, workers lifted its 21-foot-cupola from the ground and carefully set it atop the bell tower, three stories high.  More...

Sports

Blue Devils Roll To Homecoming Sweep

Football, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ soccer teams all post wins

Haldane's athletic teams racked up four homecoming wins in four games to cap off the school's 2015 Spirit Week celebrations. More...

Haldane Cross-Country Teams Travel To Saratoga Springs

This past Saturday, Haldane harriers traveled north to Saratoga Springs to compete in the 34th Annual Burnt Hills Invitational, and once again, both teams turned in stellar performances. More...

Tennis Team's Future Looks Bright as Season Concludes

The Haldane tennis team's season concluded when the team of Oliva Sterling and Carly Brief were knocked out of the Section 1 championships by a tandem from John Jay-East Fishkill. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert M. Hart, III  Free Access 

Robert M. Hart,  III, age 75, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx.   Born in Port Chester, NY, on March 9, 1940 he was the son of the late Robert M. and Marjorie (Purdy) Hart, Jr. More...

Patricia D. Loisele

Patricia D. Loisele, age 57, a resident of Cold Spring (formerly Garrison and Staten Island) passed away September 28, 2015, in her home.  Born in New York City, NY, on December 1, 1958, she was the daughter of Philippe and Bertha Loisele. 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...

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 Garrison senior man looking to rent garage for storage of antique classic car 914-391-3619 More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com   More...

Breaking News - 10/27/2015 11:22 AM

Retirees confront lawmakers over health insurance contributions  Free Access 

There was standing room only on Monday evening at the historic Putnam Courthouse when more than 150 men and women packed the chamber as the county Legislature conducted a public hearing on the 2016 Putnam budget.  More...

Butterfield Project Vote Set For November 4  Free Access 

Election Day is November 3 this year, but for residents of the greater Cold Spring area, November 4 is the day when senior citizens will be waiting with eager anticipation. More...

Levy Defends His Record

As Election Day looms, the battle for Putnam County District Attorney has turned into an ugly slugfest. Both candidates are Republicans, and each charges the other with unethical misconduct. More...

Civics and Politics

No Major Changes in Fire Budgets

The Philipstown Town Board held budget workshops for the Cold Spring Fire Company and Garrison Volunteer Fire Company last Wednesday. More...

Town Reviews Highway Dept. Budget

The town Highway Department met with the Town Board on Tuesday night to discuss proposed numbers and possible projects for the next year.  More...

Solar Trash Removal Idea Fails

A request by Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra for the county to fund a $4,000 proposal allowing for the purchase and installation of solar trash cans in Cold Spring has fallen on deaf ears.  More...

Schools

Spirit Abounds at Haldane Homecoming Pep Rally  Free Access 

For two hours this past Friday, Haldane's gym was filled to the brim for the school's annual, raucous pep rally. More...

Vice President Henderson to Resign

Haldane School Board

The last item on the October 20 Board of Education Workshop agenda brought the sudden news of Vice President Peter Henderson’s resignation. More...

BOCES Offers New Veterinary Curriculum

Young people who love animals and plan to enter a career in veterinary medicine are being encouraged to enroll in a new Putnam- Northern Westchester BOCES course dealing with veterinarian science. More...

Religious News

Thanksgiving Tradition Continues at Loretto  Free Access 

This is the fourteenth year that Philipstown Town Clerk Tina Merando has been organizing the Thanksgiving Day outreach to the community at Our Lady of Loretto church – and volunteers are once again needed, as Merando expects a record number of 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...

Commentary

Meet Dini LoBue: Obstructionist & Cynic  Free Access 

She Delays Senior Center at Every Turn, Rails Against Tourism Spending

‘A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.’ –Oscar Wilde I wonder sometimes, does Dini LoBue, the county legislator from Mahopac, check her brain at the door when she walks into those Legislature More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Interest in local elections is running high this year as Election Day nears on Nov. 3rd. The PCNR candidate forum was packed on Oct. 5th at the Cold Spring Firehouse.   More...

Watters is Best Choice

To the Editor,  We are writing this letter in support of Craig Watters for Philipstown Town Council. Craig will bring a fresh new perspective to the board, which has been dominated by Democrats for a long time.   More...

Tina Merando for Clerk

Dear Editor:   More...

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