April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Huge brush fire burning in Mahopac Falls

Smoke is visible over a wide section of the Town of Carmel this afternoon as a large brush blaze has engulfed more than four acres of land in the Lake McGregor section of Mahopac Falls. More...

Philipstown’s Broadway Star Jennifer Simard Dazzles Critics  Free Access 

The new Broadway Show Disaster!, now playing eight times a week at the Nederlander Theater, is a total goof and so much fun. It’s a takeoff of the 1970s era disaster movies that were so popular. More...

Get Out And Vote

New York Primary April 19

Registered Democrats and Republicans are being encouraged to get and out and vote next Tuesday, April 19, in New York State’s Presidential Primary – and, for the first time in decades, local votes may sway an election.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

It’s Not Too Late: Your Organic Garden (and Easy, Fancy Asparagus)

Gardening GUSTO

Someone recently asked me when I began gardening organically. That’s a very reasonable question as I am such a loudmouth about the benefits of organic gardening, but I had to stop and think. More...

Belinda Carlisle Performs at Paramount Theater

Paramount Hudson Valley

If you were raised on 1980s music and the advent of MTV (I want my, I want my, I want my, MTV), then you might remember when the Go-Go’s took the country by storm with their new wave punk style of music. More...

Live Music Calendar  Free Access 

Wednesday April 13 7-8:30pm Soul Music Listening Class with Rob Scheps at St. More...

Community

Focus On: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival  Free Access 

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is opening its 30th year along the Hudson River. You know summer is near when the big tent is erected on the lovely grounds of Boscobel. More...

Kudos to Putnam Valley FD

A rapid response and hours of training reaped huge dividends in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley Monday when Putnam Valley firefighters prevented a major disaster at a multi-family dwelling at 24 Pine Street.  The Putnam 9-1-1 Ce More...

Open House at the Fire Company

Mark your calendars for April 23, 10am-3pm, because the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 will be hosting an open house at the Main Street Station. More...

Sports

Haldane’s Quiet Warrior  Free Access 

Haldane’s athletic feats are filled with stories of dedication and tenacity. More...

Philipstown Soccer Teams Open Spring Season

Boys’ Recaps Daggers Fall to Fallsburg, 5-1 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...

Real Estate

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

Breaking News - 4/19/2016 10:57 PM

Trump and Sanders Primary Day winners in Putnam  Free Access 

Registered Democrats and Republicans came out in record numbers Tuesday in Putnam County and selected Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders as their Presidential candidates. More...

Breaking News - 4/18/2016 8:31 PM

Teens escape inferno  Free Access 

A late afternoon blaze destroyed a large residence owned by the Tsvigoun family at 12 Mega Lane in Mahopac Monday. Two teens in the house at the time escaped safely. More...

Legislator stalls appointment of new IDA

The creation of a new Putnam Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has been stalled by the vote of one of its members. More...

Rescue Greyhounds Look To Race Into Homes  Free Access 

On the racetrack, these dogs can run up to 45mph, but away from their work, they are content with snoozing on the couch with their families. These skinny, sleek pups appear to embody the meaning of grace, but they are actually quite goofy. More...

Money Found, But Taconic Overpass Is Still Years Away

The intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street in Putnam Valley is one of Putnam’s most dangerous crossroads and the number one priority of the county’s Traffic Safety Board. More...

Civics and Politics

Village OKs Sidewalk Bid

The Village Board approved a contract for sidewalk rehabilitation Tuesday evening. More...

Month of Resolutions; ESP Looking Forward To Local Law

Philipstown Town Board

It was a monthly meeting of resolutions for Philipstown on April 7th, but the session opened with a change of pace, a special meeting naming Joel Conybear as an additional director for the Philipstown Depot Theatre. More...

New Owners, New Addition, Coming to Paulding Avenue

Historic District Review Board

For some, the warmer weather may mean a bit of spring cleaning, finally getting to that chore list or picking out new paint colors. But for a house on Paulding Avenue, spring means a bit more than a paint job. More...

Schools

Technology Presentations At Garrison School Board

The bulk of Garrison’s Board of Education session revolved around the presentations by members of the model schools cohort. This group is made up of eight teachers, and led by Nancy Romano, the technology specialist. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Internships Open

Migrating birds are returning to the Hudson Valley, bluebirds are scouting out nesting boxes, and we can now turn our thoughts to spring. The Philipstown Garden Club is once more planning our Summer Internship Program for our 20th year. More...

Religious News

All-Star Jazz Vespers Lineup To Perform In Last Show Of Year  Free Access 

The Jazz Vespers will welcome the season of spring this Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Cold Spring, featuring a lineup full of individual star musicians coming together in what is to be a performance you don’t want to miss. More...

Little Red Chapel’s New Life Gives Life

The Little Red Chapel has had many different looks and purposes at several spots around our community since it was built in 1837. Then known as the St. James Chapel, it stood where the current St. Philip’s church is today. As the St. More...

Loretto Celebrates Divine Mercy

On the first Sunday after Easter, the families of Our Lady of Loretto parish joined with Catholic families around the world to celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth (Betty) A. Timmons  Free Access 

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Peter B. Scofield

Peter B. Scofield, 69, of Scotia, N.Y. died April 4, 2016. He was the son of the late Irma and Hampton Scofield. He grew up in Cold Spring, N.Y., graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and attended Marist College.  More...

Evelyn Byrnes-Mast

Evelyn Mary Byrnes, “Evie,” age 81 of Atlanta, GA and Highlands, NC passed peacefully on April, 6, 2016, after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.  More...

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