March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

An Egg-cellent Gift for the Food Pantry

Saturday morning, the Philipstown Food Pantry received a wonderful gift from Mercurio Farms in Garrison and young parishioners of Our Lady of Loretto Church, who gave of their time to help out.  More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Mo’ Betta Beets (and Mo’ Betta Beet Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

We planted two types of beets last spring (golden and striped Chioggia) and had a spectacular and delicious first beet harvest. They were so good we decided to plant a second crop and … Fail! Miserable! More...

Film Festival Open for Submissions

The Village of Brewster Film Festival is now accepting independent film submissions for its 2016 season.   More...

Live Music Calendar

Wednesday March 23  8-11pm Rob Scheps at Old 76 House, Tappan, NY  Thursday March 24   7:30pm-Beacon Music Showcase: The Bo Peeps; and Dead End Beverly at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon  9:00pm-- WVKR’s DJ Bill Skillz “Diggi More...

Community

More Quiet Cars Coming to Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North

Commuters using Metro- North trains on both the Harlem and Hudson lines who desire peace and tranquility en route to and from the Big Apple received some good news Monday.  More...

Beth Greco Named President of Walter Hoving Home  Free Access 

Twenty four years ago, Beth Greco was a troubled college student when she was given a one-way ticket to Garrison by her church as a last-ditch effort to save her life from her downward spiral of addiction. More...

Focus On: Beauty for Ashes Salon  Free Access 

Many who know the struggle with substance abuse understand all too well the toll it takes spiritually, emotionally, and physically. More...

Sports

Just Call Them the New Devils

Haldane Lacrosse Team Has Completely Different Look in 2016

When practice opened for the 2016 Haldane lacrosse team, head coach Eddie Crowe must have looked across the field and wondered who he had angered in a previous life. More...

Letters to the Editor

Stop Studying Taconic and Fix It

Dear Editor,  Four more high-speed accidents have occurred in the past two weeks at the Pudding Street / Taconic State Parkway intersection. More...

A New Threat to Putnam County Lakes

Putnam County is known for its beautiful lakes and waterways. However, if we don’t work together to protect them, it might be too late to save them. Aquatic invasive species have been found in some of our lakes.   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

2 solid brass sconces, like new with glass covers $40/ ea. Ideal for any room in your home. Adler typewriter/satalite III-like new . paid $250, now $60 call today. 845-225-4726  ROSE HILL MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com More...

Breaking News - 3/29/2016 7:22 AM

Power restored to most of Putnam County after brutal winds  Free Access 

Updated with new info

The power is back on in Philipstown after brutal winds hit trees and tree limbs and knocked out service, Central Hudson reports. More...

Breaking News - 3/25/2016 10:50 PM

More mayhem on TSP; another crash

Another week—another More...

Lucky Number 13 For the Easter Egg Hunt

Despite a bit of chill to the air, the clear sky and the promise of Easter eggs were enough to draw a crowd to McConville Park Saturday morning for the 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt.  More...

County Makes Full-Court Press Over Dangerous Intersection

Taconic State Parkway

Putnam County officials have had it with the State of New York and have promised to hold the state accountable if a serious mishap occurs involving a school bus crossing the dangerous TSP – Pudding Street intersection in Putnam Valley.  More...

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 3/29/2016 5:59 PM

Hird Gathering Petition Signatures

Philipstown resident Diana Hird, a Democrat who plans to challenge fellow Philipstown resident Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney in the Democratic primary on June 28, will be gathering petition signatures Wednesday.  More...

Putnam to Enact New IDA

Putnam County

Putnam County lawmakers have decided to enact a new Industrial Development Agency (IDA). More...

Neal Tomann Joins Planning Board

Philipstown Town Board

At the Philipstown Town Board workshop, council members unanimously appointed Neal Tomann to the Philipstown Planning Board, to run through March 31, 2017. Tomann is taking Joe Giachinta’s seat, who passed away in November 2015. More...

Schools

Publisher Announces 5th Year of Scholarships  Free Access 

The Putnam County News & Recorder will again offer $1,000 scholarships to qualified area students to continue their college or vocational careers. More...

Cold Spring Chamber Offers Scholarship

Philipstown high school seniors are invited to apply for the Philip Baumgarten Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Religious News

Washington Loved St. Philip's Church

The early history of St. Philip’s Church in the Highlands is perhaps the most exciting and turbulent of all the churches in our community, as it was at the heart of the conflicts that characterized the American Revolution. More...

Foundation of Faith Celebrated on Easter

Easter is more than just bunnies and eggs, and Christians across Philipstown are ready to celebrate the day that is the foundation of their faith.  More...

Reform Temple of Putnam Valley Sets Celebration

Jewish tradition teaches that it is a mitzvah to be happy during the Hebrew month of Adar. More...

Attractions

Be Part of the ‘Butterfly Effect’ with Putnam’s Audubon Society

Edward Lorenz (1917-2008) was a pioneer of Chaos Theory and famously posited that a massive storm may have its beginning in the faraway flapping of a butterfly’s wings. More...

Spring Into The West Point Foundry

West Point Foundry

Now that it’s officially spring, it’s time to get outside and experience both the aesthetically beautiful and the historic treasures that Cold Spring has to offer. More...

After Hours at the Library Party!

This party is all about pranking and wackiness, and is the perfect way for kids to celebrate April Fool's Day! Play silly games, learn some tricks and hang out with your friends from 6:30 to 8 pm on Friday, April 1. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Edward D. Richardson

Edward D. Richardson, age 77, a resident of Putnam Lake since 1973, died Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY.   More...

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