November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Police: Gang Fight Involved Youth from Three Schools

A gang assault in Putnam Valley Saturday night resulted in critical injuries to a young victim.  State Police said the incident took place at 10:15 p.m. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Garden Gratitude (and Katherine’s Classic Recipe for the Juiciest Turkey You’ll Ever Taste)

Gardening GUSTO

This week I have been thankful for fresh garden peas successfully harvested after my first-ever fall planting. More...

Dinner Catered By BOCES Students

The menu consisted of baked ham with all the trimmings.  The pre-Thanksgiving feast was prepared by students enrolled in the Culinary program at the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES that was attended by some 220 guests at the Mahopac FD headqua More...

West Point Band Holiday Concert Set

The West Point Band will present “A West Point Holiday” on Saturday, December 5, at 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 6, at 1:30 p.m. at West Point’s Eisenhower Hall Theatre. More...

Community

Thanksgiving Comes Early for Philipstown Seniors

Festively decorated with a Christmas tree, and with snowmen welcoming guests, the holidays came early at the Philipstown Recreation Center last Wednesday. There was not a seat to be had at the Thanksgiving luncheon for the seniors.   More...

#Petestrong­ Together We Fight  Free Access 

The Laurence Family Shares Its Cold Spring Heritage and Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

This is a story about our friend and beloved Cold Springer, Pierre “Pete” Laurence, who is currently fighting for his life with pancreatic cancer. More...

Ailes Apprentice Program 2015 Class

Roger Ailes of Garrison, center, presented certificates to this year’s class in the Ailes Apprentice program, which promotes diversity in journalism. More...

Attractions

‘Northern Lights’ at Shakespeare Festival

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

Playwright Mona Smith is a woman of many talents. In addition to being on staff at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival as a grant writer, she is also the author of many plays, and her latest is “Northern Lights.” More...

Boscobel Gift Shop Sale

It’s inventory into the Carriage House for a sparkling showcase of holiday merchandise! More...

Antique Appraisal Day is Set for Dec. 5th

An antique appraisal day is set for Saturday December 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St Mary’s-in-the-Highlands, 1 Chestnut St, Cold Spring. More...

Letters to the Editor

Get Even Time in Philipstown?

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Vote No On Putnam Valley School Referendum

The PVCSD will be having a vote on December 8th to approve a referendum to establish a Capital Reserve fund to be designated for “Buildings and Facilities Improvement Reserve Fund” in order to pay the cost of construction of additions for More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony W. Kurdziel  Free Access 

Anthony W. Kurdziel, age 84, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at The New York State Veterans Home at Montrose. More...

Joseph Giachinta

Joseph Giachinta, age 58, a lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Sunday, November 22, 2015, in Cold Spring. Born in Cold Spring, on September 19, 1957, he was the son of the late Aurelio Giachinta and the late Barbara Townsend.  More...

Josephine Prentice Sawyer

Josephine Prentice Sawyer, age 66, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015, surrounded by her family, after a year-long battle with brain cancer. Jodie was born on March 12, 1949, in Garrison, New York, the daughter of Ezra P. and Anne O. Prentice. More...

Leading Philipstown Businessman Killed in Tragic Work Accident  Free Access 

Wake is Friday; Services on Saturday

Philipstown mourned with one of the area’s leading families on Sunday, when word came that Joseph Giachinta, proprietor of Mid Hudson Concrete Products on Route 9 in the North Highlands section of Philipstown, had been killed in an industrial a More...

Campbell House Will Not Be Subdivided

Cold Spring Planning Board

In a surprising move, Scenic Hudson has decided not to subdivide the Campbell house property after hearing complaints from surrounding neighbors. They will rather expand the boundary of Foundry Park. Ella’s Bella Bakery was also on the agenda. More...

Civics and Politics

MaryEllen Odell & Don Smith are ‘Good Scout’ Honorees

County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Sheriff Don Smith have received many recognitions over the years – but perhaps nothing more meaningful than the Good Scout Award presented to them both last Thursday at a breakfast ceremony in Mahopac, organ More...

Timber! Tree Board Approves Removing Some Trees

The Cold Spring Tree Advisory Board, in what might be regarded as an unusual move, is recommending that some trees on public property be removed so as to make way for a private resident to install solar panels on his roof. More...

River Architects and Impellizzeri Present at Historic Review Board

On a rainy Thursday evening, the Historic District Review Board met to review design proposals for two Cold Spring projects. More...

Schools

Garrison School Talks Up Forest Friday Success

“It’s business as usual,” said Susan Huetter on the treasurer’s report at the Garrison School Board meeting Wednesday night. More...

Vet Students Study Zoonotic Disease

BOCES veterinary students are studying about Zoonotic Disease or illnesses that can be transferred from animals to humans.  The young people participated last week in the Veterinary   Science Safety Fair on the BOCES campus in Yorktown.&nbs More...

Special Meeting for Haldane

The Haldane Board of Education will meet on December 8, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Middle School/ High School L ibrary for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the vacant Trustee position on the school board. More...

Religious News

Operation Christmas Child Spreads Holiday Joy

Garrison Resident Rene' Ford, representing the Church on the Hill, recently delivered 22 shoe boxes from the church, packed with Christmas gifts and hygiene products for children for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child, the wor 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...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils Take 2nd in State

Haldane's Bid for Title Comes Up Short in Epic Match

As the Haldane volleyball team lined up to receive their state runner-up medals, faces dripping from a combination of sweat and tears, warm applause washed down on the Lady Blue Devils for an effort unparalleled, a spirit relentless and a match that More...

In a Tale of Two Halves, Philipstown Girls Fall in Finale

The Philipstown Girls’ U12 Raptors outplayed the third-place Shrub Oak Xtreme in the first half of their game Sunday, showing off the extraordinary strides the Raptors have made this season. More...

Fierce Competition in Philipstown Boys’ Soccer

U14 Chargers Overwhelm Wappingers Mohawks   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 Rent

GARRISON: 3br, 2 full bath farmhouse. Hardwood floors, sitting porch, garage, barn and pasture suitable for horses, sheep, chickens etc . $3000/month. Available December 1st 914 217-2774 Garrison studio For single professional. More...

Situations Wanted

Seek 1 roommate share for 2500sf 4 BR, 2.5 Bath home with majestic views of Storm King located on private cul de sac with 120 acres surrounding property. Very private, located 1/2 mile from Village. More...

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