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Breaking News - 11/13/2015 11:04 AM

HDRB Discuss Lighting on Main Street; Downey resigns from panel

Member Peter Downey announced at the beginning of the latest  meeting Historic District Review Board that he is resigning from his position on the board, and that this would most likely be his final meeting. More...

Don McLean Back in the Hudson Valley  Free Access 

Home of ‘American Pie’

If you walk by the old gatehouse near the Campbell estate, you are walking by a bit of world music history. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Meaty Months and Welcoming Everyone to the Table: (and Parmesan Stock for Mushroom Risotto)

Gardening GUSTO

It’s the Feasting Season: turkey, ham, beef, venison and other meats are the favored features of the November and December holidays. More...

Philipstown Filmmaker Daniel Miller Premiering New Documentary Friday

You may know him as the head of Philipstown Hawks football, but Daniel Miller is a man with many more talents. The three-time Emmy Award nominee is set to premiere his latest film, The Anthropologist this Friday in New York City.   More...

Piano Quartet to Perform Beethoven

Chapel Restoration

In the final concert of the 2015 Sunday Music Series, four distinguished New York based musicians will showcase their talents in two important classical works. More...

Community

Philipstown Recreation Center Becoming A Shelter

On an unseasonably warm Wednesday afternoon, thoughts of freezing temperatures and winter blizzards should seem far away. But preparation continues. More...

Escaped Parole Violator Causes Alarm in Philipstown

A 25-year-old Dutchess County man who absconded from his parole officer Wednesday night caused alarm throughout the Philipstown-Cold Spring area when police choppers with search lights, dogs and armed officers searched the area in the vicinity of the More...

Focus On: Philipstown Depot Theater

On November 21, Cabaret in the Country at the Philipstown Depot Theater will conclude its season with a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein. More...

Sports

Haldane Grabs Three More Section 1 Titles

Thirteen may not have been unlucky for the Haldane Lady Blue Devils' volleyball team, but it sure was scary. More...

Cold Spring's Flaherty Nears End of Standout Volleyball Career at Saint Michael's College  Free Access 

COLCHESTER, VT – As Kelsey Flaherty, a Haldane grad from Cold Spring, winds down her college volleyball career, she hopes to lead her Saint Michael's College squad to a place unvisited since 1995: the postseason. More...

Philipstown Youth Soccer Season Winds Toward A Close

Boys’ Games U12 Warriors in Rematch vs. Poughkeepsie More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Virginia Joyce Rapalje

Virginia Joyce Rapalje of Lopes Avenue, Burlington, VT passed away peacefully at the Vermont Respite House on November 7, 2015, after a lengthy struggle with cancer. 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

Stay warm keep warm Burn wood: Cast iron wood stove $75.00 845-240-0830 Complete Set Noritake china in “Bambina” (bamboo) pattern with silver rim. Twelve place settings plus serving bowls, gravy boat, etc. $350 or best offer. More...

Misc

Town of Philipstown’s E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   More...

Breaking News - 11/16/2015 12:27 PM

Stepped Up Patrols Following Attacks in Paris

Commuters to New York are encountering increased security this week following the acts of terrorism in Paris. MTA police are patrolling  more frequently, many with canine teams and carrying heavier weapons  More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2015 10:04 PM

Another rescue from Breakneck Mountain  Free Access 

Another dramatic rescue unfolded Sunday on Breakneck Mountain in Philipstown.  The latest incident involved a young woman from New Jersey who was hiking with friends when at 4 p.m., she slipped and fell and broke her ankle. A 9-1-1 cal More...

After Years of Debate, New Senior Center Will Open Here in 2016  Free Access 

Butterfield

After years of waiting, Philipstown seniors will be enjoying a new senior center sometime in November 2016, thanks to a decision by the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Woman Rescued From Breakneck Mountain

Emergency responders from both Putnam and Dutchess counties came to the assistance of a young 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 More...

Resolved: That the Garrison Fire District Is Formed

The long process involved in creating the Garrison Fire District was officially resolved at the November monthly Town Board meeting Thursday night.  More...

Civics and Politics

Legislators Reject Call For Hunting Ban in Putnam

Dozens of hunters from across the county packed Monday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee to protest a request made by a county resident to ban hunting countywide. More...

Parking Committee Recommends Metered Municipal Lot

Cold Spring Parking Committee

Cold’s Spring’s Parking Committee will submit its official recommendations on the metered parking in the municipal lot to the Village Board, taking into consideration the hassle that comes with winter parking. More...

Road Society Monitors Budget Workshop

Town of Philipstown

Members of the Old Road Society attended Wednesday night’s Philipstown Budget Workshop to discuss the Highway Department budget. More...

Schools

Putnam Valley to Vote in Special Referendum

Residents in the Putnam Valley School District will be going to the polls December 8 to vote in a special referendum calling for the establishment of a Buildings and Facilities Improvement Reserve Fund. More...

Haldane School Foundation’s 2015 Fall Ball Raises Over $25,000 For School Programs

The 2015 Haldane School Foundation Fall Ball, which took place Friday evening, has raised over $25,000 for the local school district.  More...

Judge Jim Reitz Goes Back to Class

Putnam County Judge James Reitz returned to the classroom last week—not as a student but a teacher.  More...

Religious News

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

Cupola Shines at West Point Foundry Preserve Tour

The tranquil, hidden treasure tucked away on Kemble Avenue in Cold Spring has experienced new life this fall. More...

Putnam Row of Honor Unfurled

Putnam’s oldest veteran and one of the county’s youngest vets were recognized Monday, when Putnam County's Row of Honor was unfurled along the Lake Gleneida shoreline. More...

Cold Spring Chamber Events

Join the Chamber of Commerce on December 10th at Hudson House for the Holiday Party & Annual Elections. More...

Births

Gabriel M Flores

Gabriel M. Flores was born on October 31, 2015 to parents Janeth Martinez-Hernandez and Javier A Flores of Garrison.   More...

Glenn Gordon Skinner

Glenn Gordon Skinner was born on October 21, 2015 to parents Jill A. Allen and Justin M Skinner of Beacon, Grandparents are Gordon and Barbara Allen of Cold Spring, and Deidre Skinner of Chateauqay, NY.   More...

Adele Marianna Villetto

Adele Marianna Villetto was born on October 20, 2015, to mothers Alessandra Penzato-Villetto and Bridget Villetto of Cold Spring, and father Edward Mancari, Jr. More...

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