February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Vote Is Heating Up

Elections 2016

One month out, the table is set for the village election in March. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

How to Grow Tomatoes from Seeds (and Lazy Weekend Lasagna)

Gardening GUSTO

This week we wrap up our “Gardening Gusto” fun little foray into seed starting. More...

‘I of the Storm’ Is A Play On Much More Than Words

When the lights come up on R.J. Bartholomew’s powerhouse solo show, ‘I of the Storm’, the lone figure on stage is at rest. Not for long, though. More...

Garrison Art Center Classes for Spring

The Garrison Art Center is excited to offer a variety of art classes for all interests.   Classes are in four week blocks. More...

Community

Focus On: Tara Gregorio Pilates & Wellness

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

Tara Gregorio has helped thousands understand the exercise and art of Pilates. With her own Tara Gregorio Pilates & Wellness studio in Cold Spring, she is seeking to help others learn how to maximize their body’s potential to heal itself. More...

One Beautiful Bell Tower

The formal office building for the West Point Foundry was constructed after the Civil War in 1865 (pictured at right) with profits from the wartime sale of ordnance. More...

Dramatic Ice Rescue Saves Both Dog & State Trooper

The Good Lord was looking down on a member of the New York State Police and a yellow Labrador retriever Saturday when the pair fell through a layer of ice on a pond behind the John F. More...

Sports

Hendrick Hudson/Haldane Hockey Falls To Mahopac; Sectional Play Next

The Hendrick Hudson/ Haldane hockey team got a pair of goals from Thomas Cascone, but it wasn't enough in the Sailors' 3-2 loss to Mahopac. More...

Haldane Track Teams Medal at Tourney

The Haldane girls' track team finished 3rd and the boys' 6th in last week's Class C Tournament. More...

Knights’ Free Throwers Advance to Regionals

The Knights of Columbus Loretto Council No. 536 sent 7 boys and girls to the District 54 Free Throw Competition, which was held on February 12 at St. Columba’s School Gym in Hopewell Junction -- and three of them came home winners. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Josephina J. Johnson  Free Access 

Josephina J. Johnson, age 69, of Garrison, NY, died on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Born in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on February 19, 2016 she was the daughter of the late Petrua and Adriana (Maas) van Rooij. More...

Rose Adele Morrone

Rose Adele Morrone of Ft. Myers, FL died November 4, 2015, at the age of 88 years. Rose Adele Morrone was born November 5, 1926, in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.  Rose was an avid golfer. More...

Shirley Sheeley

Shirley Sheeley, age 93, a lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Butterfield’s Building #2 Is Rising  Free Access 

Parking, Change of Use Vex Planners

New construction at the Butterfield site continues to rise rapidly, surely helped by the generally mild winter, even as the village Planning Board continues to chew over minor aspects of the project. More...

Chrysalis Fueling A Transformation  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

In Philipstown, one bright yellow and blue truck is out on a mission to warm homes. But for the Hustis family, this truck means so much more. More...

Zika Virus Confirmed in Putnam

In the wake of Putnam County reporting its first case of Zika virus, upping the number to 16 in New York State and three dozen throughout the United States, Senator Charles Schumer called on President Obama to appoint a “zika-czar” to coo More...

Civics and Politics

Legislator Believes Pataki Should Resign

Putnam County

Legislator Roger Gross of Southeast believes that Libby Pataki, Putnam County’s tourism director, should step down in the wake of allegations of improprieties in relation to a pair of non-profit entities and their boards which failed to conduct More...

New Construction on Main to Get Public Hearing

Every house to-be has its day, and the new construction at 230 Main Street will be having its public hearing before the Historic District Review Board come Feb 24. The property is across the Cedar Street side from Philipstown Town Hall. More...

Public Comes Out For Nelsonville Meeting

Nelsonville’s Village Board of three met before a crowd of about a dozen Tuesday night, the largest crowd by far in recent memory. More...

Schools

Haldane Gives 100 Cans of Kindness

The 100th Day of School is always a milestone moment for Haldane kindergartners, who by then know the drills of the day, understand their early lessons, and are looking ahead toward first grade. More...

Maker Space Alive at Putnam Valley Elementary

Creative thinking, handson projects, problem solving involving math, science, and critical thinking skills in addition to problem-based thinking are now being implemented on a daily basis at the Putnam Valley Elementary School thanks to the Maker Spa More...

Attendance Summit Held in Putnam Valley

Officials in the Putnam Valley School District have conducted an Attendance Summit encouraging parents to send their children to school on a regular basis.  Superintendent Fran Wills advised the audience: “The basic habits established ever 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

Meet the Breeds with Putnam’s Dog Experts  Free Access 

Members of the Putnam Kennel Club ventured down to Piers 92 & 94 in NYC on Saturday for the seventh annual American Kennel Club’s Meet the Breeds celebration, ahead of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. More...

After School Birds Program in Beacon

During one session in February and four in March, Scenic Hudson and the Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary will host engaging presentations in which students in grades 3-4 learn about nature appreciation and environmental awareness thr More...

Home Staging at Howland

Join Home Staging expert Karen Gray-Plaisted, on Thursday, March 3, 6:30pm at the Howland Public Library, as she shows how to get top dollar for the sale of your home and make it stand out from the competition by utilizing home staging. More...

Letters to the Editor

Even the Federal Government Has This One Right, for a Change

To the Editor:  Monday February 15, 2016, marked the federal holiday in celebration of Washington's Birthday, which actually occurred on February 22, 1732.  More...

Please Hold Judgment

To the Editor:  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...

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...

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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