December 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Oaths of office administered to county officials, including Scuccimarra, Tendy  Free Access 

There was standing room only at the historic Putnam Courthouse on New Year’s Eve when Robert Tendy, Barbara Scuccimarra, Ginny Nacerino and Joseph Castellano were administered their oaths of office. Tendy, Putnam’s new District Attorney, receive More...

Garrison Murder Case Moves Quickly to Retrial in New Year

It was six years ago tomorrow (Thursday) that Anthony Grigoroff is said to have murdered John Marcinak outside his Garrison garage following a botched robbery on New Year’s Eve.  More...

Crocheting Circle Hooks Hope & Love  Free Access 

You can’t help but feel the warmth from this group of people who are building a circle of love as they send much needed comfort and prayer for those in need. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Sweet Twenty-Sixteen (and Spectacular Split Pea Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

Happy New Year: Say it, mean it, do it. That’s my resolution and I’m sticking with it. Spectacular Split Pea Soup More...

‘Indian Point’ at Depot Theatre

Depot Docs will present “Indian Point” on Friday, Jan. 29, at 7:30pm., at the Depot Theatre in Garrison.  The Indian Point nuclear power plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. More...

Piano Festival Set at Howland Center

Since there are relatively few opportunities in our area to hear recitals by pianists with international reputations, the Chamber Music Circle's Piano Festival has been greeted with great enthusiasm and is among its most popular concerts. More...

Community

How Much Is That Kitty In The Window?  Free Access 

The holidays are nearly over, but for some, the season of giving extends far beyond Christmastime. More...

Focus On: Mickey Deneher  Free Access 

Focus on Philipstown with Tim Greco celebrates our 100th show this week! It has been a total blast starting Philipstown’s first talk show. More...

Lock Your Car! Thieves On The Prowl

Vehicle crooks remain on the prowl with more than 20 thefts of property from parked cars reported in the Putnam Valley and Brewster areas alone in the past week.  Sheriff Don Smith reported the scrooge on Christmas-eve, advising that the “ More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Francis J. Boston

Francis J. Boston, age 84, of Cold Spring, died on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Malden, Massachusetts, on September 30, 1931, he was the son of the late Francis S. More...

Antoinette ‘Rose’ ‘Toni’ O’Connor

Antoinette “Rose” “Toni” O’Connor, a former resident and teacher in Garrison and 45-year summer resident of Montauk, passed away in the early minutes of December 5, 2015, in the presence of her loving family at the age o More...

Breaking News - 1/4/2016 5:36 PM

Rumors of immigration roundup are false  Free Access 

Dozens of Putnam’s newest residents kicked off 2016 in fear following rumors being circulated throughout the area that ICE (Immigration Customs Enforcement) would be arresting undocumented individuals during a regional crackdown.  More...

Breaking News - 1/3/2016 4:49 PM

Another dramatic rescue from Philipstown’s mountainous terrain  Free Access 

It’s getting to be a pattern that emergency responders dread.  A New Year’s Eve rescue from mountainous terrain in Philipstown kept firefighters, police and EMS personnel busy for hours.  More...

Fans & Friends Bid Roger Chirico, Highway Super, a Fond Farewell

Tuesday afternoon, Nicola’s Restaurant on Route 9 was packed with well-wishers who bid long time Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico a fond adieu. More...

Governor Pataki Ends Bid for President  Free Access 

Both supporters and naysayers on the local level agreed: It had a nice ring to it—“Putnam County’s George Pataki, President of the United States.” More...

Allstate Insurance Opens in Philipstown

Doing Business in Philipstown

There is a new business on the map in Philipstown: An Allstate Insurance office has opened in Philipstown Square/ Perks Plaza on Route 9.   More...

Civics and Politics

Garrison Fire Dept., Paving Were Hot Topics in Philipstown

As we say good-bye to 2015 and look back at all that has happened in Philipstown this year, it was really pretty eventful. Here are the highlights of 2015: More...

Butterfield & Boards Highlight 2015

Village of Cold Spring

Politically speaking, March 2015 came in like a lion in the village. Dave Merandy, Fran Murphy and Marie Early swept the village elections, winning over then Planning board chair Barney Molloy and Sheriff’s Investigator Bob Ferris.   More...

Putnam Upended by Politics, Weather

Like bookends, wacky weather marked both the entrance and exit to 2016. More...

Schools

Schools to Use 3-Hour Delay in Bad Weather

As Monday night’s sleet and freezing rain demonstrated, winter is here. And with it, all three western Putnam schools will now consider using a 3-hour delay. More...

High Achievers

Honor Roll Mercersburg Academy Caroline Casparian of Cold Spring, grade 12, was named a distinguished scholar (all grades of 90 or above) during the fall term at Mercersburg Academy. 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

Gelato and More at Rincon Argentino

Let’s end 2015 with a confession: I’ve never tasted gelato. I had no idea what it was. The PCNR received a letter in the mail, actually handwritten, praising Rincon Argentino’s gelato, saying it as the best. So I thought, why not? More...

Sports

The Moments That Defined Haldane Sports In 2015  Free Access 

Five memorable games that left their mark on our tiny town

While the Haldane Blue Devils did not bring home a state championship in 2015, the first time that has happened in three years, it was still a year filled with memorable seasons and moments. More...

Weddings/Engagements

Brittany Orem To Wed Robert T. Dodge

SFC (Ret), James E. Orem Jr. of West Point and Catherine Orem are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Marie, to Robert Timothy Dodge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Dodge of Garrison, NY.   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...

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...

Help Wanted

Round Up Texas BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557 Seeking weekly regular cleaning person/cook for two days in Cold Spring. Days and time flexible. email pascaleberner@gmail.com More...

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