November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Escaped parole violator causes panic in Philipstown  Free Access 

A 25 year old Dutchess County man who absconded from his parole officer Wednesday night caused panic throughout the Philipstown-Cold Spring ar More...

Schools Took Precautions, Monitored Situation while Parolee Was On Loose  Free Access 

Update: Man now captured

Haldane Superintendent Dr. More...

Youth Unearth Local Buried Treasure  Free Access 

On Indian Brook Road, the most amazing piece of local treasure was unearthed beneath six feet of soil. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

What’s Next for Foodies? (and Persimmon Pudding)

Gardening GUSTO

Don’t you just love food revolutions? The good ones benefit everyone. More...

Backyard Bird Feeding Program!

On Sunday, November 15th, at 12 noon, Scott Silver, Facility Director and Curator of Animals at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Queens Zoo, will present a Basic Backyard Bird Feeding Program at Hubbard Lodge on Route 9 in Cold Spring. More...

Amateur Radio Club Meeting Saturday

QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s November meeting will be held Saturday morning, November 7 from 10am – 12noon, NOT on its usual first Tuesday evening. More...

Religious News

22 Baptized at Church on the Hill

On Sunday evening, the Church on the Hill held a baptism service where 22 people were baptized. Pictured here are Beth Greco and Tommy Califano from the worship band, who led the congregation in song before the baptisms. 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

Veterans Day to be Celebrated

Veterans Day observances are planned throughout the county next Wednesday, Nov. 11, with ceremonies scheduled from Cold Spring to Putnam Lake. More...

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market To Move Indoors

On Saturday, November 7th, the Cold Spring Farmers' Market will move indoors to its village location at the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands. More...

Commentary

Legislators Doth Protest Too Much  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

Some years ago, there was a broadcaster in the NYC market, Warner Wolf, famously known for his catchphrase of “Let’s go to the videotape” Whereupon, the tape would roll, demonstrating the sports moment of the day and showing exactly More...

Letters to the Editor

Debate Reflections

Members of the American public were the big losers following the CNBC Republican debate - the biased and frivolous debacle that started out by quizzing each candidate on his/her greatest weakness.  Thanks to the moderators, at no point did viewe More...

Outrage Over Benefits

I have to admit that after reading your article about Putnam County retiree health benefits, I too was angry. In fact, I was so outraged that I thought my head was going to explode.  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...

Lost Pets

Lost Cat All Black Friendly longhaired male, yellow eyes, no collar. Missing since 10/25 near East Mtn. Rd. South. Call 845-475-1220 w/ info. There is reward.   More...

Pets

DOG CARE IN MY HOME Fun Day Care and 24-Hour Restful Sleepovers. I make friends with and welcome your doggie into my home and an acre of fenced yard surrounded by the woods of Garrison. More...

Breaking News - 11/10/2015 8:00 AM

Legislators reject call for hunting ban

Dozens of hunters from across the county packed Monday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee to protest a reques More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2015 5:32 PM

Woman rescued from Breakneck Mountain  Free Access 

Emergency responders from both Putnam and Dutchess counties came to the assistance of a female hiker Sunday who was injured on Breakneck Ridge in Philipstown. The 23-year-old victim, who was not identified, was hiking on the trail around 5 More...

Legislators Green-Light Senior Center  Free Access 

The Putnam County Legislature voted 7-0 in favor of leasing 6-thousand square feet of space for a new senior center at the Butterfield site in Philipstown Wednesday evening. More...

Tendy Tramples Levy in D.A. Race

Putnam County will have a new district attorney on January 1st.  Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy defeated two term incumbent Adam Levy on Election Day by 56.8 percent to 42.9 percent of the vote, with Tendy receiving 7,621 votes to Levy&rs More...

Civics and Politics

25 Percent of Putnam Voters Ballot on Election Day

One quarter of Putnam’s 63,000 eligible voters took the time to ballot on Election Day where races for District Attorney, three seats on the county Legislature and numerous town and village races were decided. More...

Divided Putnam Legislature Approves 2016 Budget

Members of the divided Putnam Legislature have approved a $151 million county budget for 2016 that will raise property taxes by 1 percent on January 1.  Before a SRO crowd gathered at the Putnam Courthouse last Wednesday evening, the lawmakers v More...

Code Update Talks B&B

Continuing their discussion from the previous week, Marie Early announced to the Code Update Committee that car usage is included in the metrics for the panel’s work. More...

Schools

Board Says ‘Not Now’ To Later Start Time

Haldane School Board

The Haldane Board of Education discussed a number of items Tuesday night, including putting to rest the prospect of school starting at a later time. More...

Community

Focus On: Romeo & Juliet Salon

Focus on Philipstown

Whenever many of us think of Italy, we think of sun-drenched vistas, delicious food, and art, but mostly beauty. More...

Thomas Kavaler, Garrison Resident, Honored for Dedication to Law & Charity

Garrison resident Thomas J. More...

Chase Arrives In Putnam County

The canine crew at the Putnam Sheriff’s Department is expanding.  Chase, a magnificent bloodhound, has joined the three German Shepherds—Sentinel, Dunkin and Satch—currently patrolling the county with their handlers on a regula More...

Sports

Haldane Girls' Soccer Captures Fifth Consecutive Section 1 Crown

Marina Martin scored four goals and Bailey McCollum added a pair, as the top-seeded Haldane girls' soccer team rolled to their fifth straight Section 1 crown with a 6-2 win over third-seeded Solomon Schechter. More...

Cross-Country Teams Take Part in Championships

This past Friday, Haldane's cross-country teams traveled to Bowdoin Park in Fishkill to compete in the annual Dutchess/Putnam County Championships. More...

Revenge: A Dish Best Served by the Philipstown Hawks

Any play could be the difference in a 7-6 loss, but turnovers were costly for the 3/4th-grade Hawks in this one. Still, the only shame was on an Ardsley Panthers parent ejected for shoving a referee aside while running to his son. More...

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