March 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Merandy, Bowman Unleash Venom In Heated Meeting

Village of Cold Spring

At the end of a long budget meeting Tuesday night, feelings that had been simmering for over a year reached a boiling point when outgoing Trustee Michael Bowman and Mayor Dave Merandy exchanged verbal blows over where each lives, legal fees and a fai More...

Mountain or Molehill at Butterfield?  Free Access 

The Butterfield project’s lawyer has accused Cold Spring Planning Board Chairman Matt Francisco of making a mountain out of a molehill when it comes to two tenants switching spaces at the development. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Gardening in the Mid-Winter Thaw (and Simple Corn Chowder)

Gardening GUSTO

It is not the end of the world; it is our annual mid-winter thaw. Every year, right around January/Febru-ish, we suddenly get a spell of unusually warm and sunny days. The thermometer might go from the twenties right up into the sixties. More...

The Valley at The Garrison Rings in Spring with Restaurant Week

The Valley Restaurant at The Garrison will partake in this year’s Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, a two-week celebration of the finest, freshest foods and drinks the Hudson Valley has to offer, from March 7 to March 20. More...

Sweeney Todd Leaves Fleet St. for Cold Spring & Haldane  Free Access 

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is coming to Haldane! (Sorry Johnny Depp fans, he won’t be the lead.) Haldane’s high school actors and actresses are at work with rehearsals for their next musical, Sweeney Todd, which is double cast. More...

Community

Focus On: Garrison Concierge

Madeleine DeNitto, owner of Garrison Concierge, can help manage your life and even perform various tasks to simplify it and free up your time to focus on the important things. More...

Speeding Motorcycles Lead to Fatal Crash

A motorcyclist from Queens was killed, another seriously injured, in a grim crash on the northbound side of the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley Sunday afternoon.  Ambulances and rescue vehicles from both eastern and western Putnam were su More...

Knights Announce Easter Egg Hunt

The Knights of Columbus, Loretto Council No. 536, will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19 (rain date March 26) at McConville Park at 11:00 am. Boys and girls ages 8 and under are eligible to participate. More...

Perspectives

Trustee Fadde on the State of Cold Spring

Two years ago when I made the decision to run for the Village’s Board of Trustees I did so with my eyes wide open, or so I thought. More...

Letters to the Editor

Extended Letters To The Editor, March 2

Concern for Village Welfare, Business Owners More...

Experience & Skills Village Needs

To the Editor:  I am voting for Barney Molloy for Trustee in the Cold Spring Village election on March 15. Please join me in voting for someone who has the experiences, qualifications, and skills that our village so desperately needs.  More...

Molloy Suited for Today’s Cold Spring

To the Editor:  With Cold Spring's village election just around the corner, I urge our fellow residents to vote for Barney Molloy to become our next village trustee.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gertraud Perillo  Free Access 

Gertraud  Perillo, age 76, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Westchester Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant. She is survived by her husband of 33 years Vincent F. More...

Charles Edward Byrnes

Charles Edward Byrnes, age 78, of Charlemont, MA, died suddenly on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Westchester Medical Center. Born in New York, NY, on March 31, 1937, he was the son of the late John E. and Evelyn F. (nee O’Connor) Byrnes. More...

Regina M. Uva

Regina M. Uva, age 89, died on Monday, February 29, 2016, at her residence in Millbrook, NY. Born in Garrison, NY, on January 1, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Carmine and Louise (Boniello) Bocchino. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2016 4:12 PM

Beloved nun killed in Baldwin Place crash  Free Access 

A beloved nun and career educator at the John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers lost her life on Friday when a car in which she was a passenger was struck by an oncoming vehicle on Route 6 near Mahopac Avenue in Baldwin Place. More...

Steve Voloto Joins PCNR Candidate Forum

Steve Voloto, running for one of the Cold Spring Trustee seats, will be attending PCNR’s Candidate Forum March 7. He confirmed his attendance with Senior Reporter Tim Greco on Friday morning, March 4th. More...

Colorful Orchid Market Has Deep Roots in Putnam  Free Access 

As long-time readers know, I am fascinated with orchids, especially with the derring-do of orchid-obsessed Victorian plant explorers. More...

Civics and Politics

New House Approved, But Not Its Front Porch

Historic District Review Board

The new construction that will be Philipstown Town Hall’s neighbor across Cedar Street went to a public hearing with the Historic District Review Board Feb. 24, and was approved. More...

Lawmakers Say Oil Transporters Should Be Liable for Spills

Calling the transport and storage of petroleum products throughout the Hudson Highlands “an accident waiting to happen,” members of the Putnam Legislature Tuesday evening unanimously approved a resolution supporting bills currently under More...

Odell to Highlight Business in State of the County

County Executive MaryEllen Odell will highlight business development in her State of the County Address. More...

Schools

Website & Budget Discussed at Haldane

The Haldane Board of Education reviewed a number of presentations Tuesday night, including an update of progress on a new website. More...

Haldane High School and Middle School Announce Honor Roll

Grade 12 Principal’s List   More...

High achievers

Dean’s List   Le Moyne College  More...

Religious News

Church on the Hill Stands Test of Time  Free Access 

The Cold Spring Church on the Hill, the oldest church building still used in our community, stands tall atop the hill at the Nelsonville and Cold Spring border. 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

Breaking News - 3/2/2016 11:47 AM

Haldane Advances to State Regional Finals with Win over Chester 52-47  Free Access 

The Haldane Blue Devils advanced to the state Class C Regional Finals with a come from behind 52-47 win Tuesday over Section 9 champ Chester. More...

Blue Devils Advance After Raucous Game

Haldane Boys Wins Third Consecutive Section 1 Title 61-52

In the span of five fateful seconds, Haldane's sectional title went from shaky to secure, as an errant Blue Devil pass and a resulting hard Blue Devil foul actually fueled Haldane's run to the title. More...

Haldane Girls Trounce Keio To Earn Third Straight Sectional Title

Chiera's 24 Points Lead Lady Blue Devils in 50-24 Romp

Playing against Keio Academy, a private school based in Purchase and affiliated with Keio University in Japan, is an experience unto itself. Before the game the National Anthem of Japan is played. More...

Births

Scarlett Reese Pascale

Scarlett Reese Pascale was born on February 15, 2016, to parents Brian and Kerry of Elmsford.  Grandparents are Susan Healy (Putnam Valley), Don J. Kenneally (Somers), and John and Joanne Pascale (Buchanan).   More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services  Free Access 

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   More...

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