April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Elderly woman escapes house fire in Putnam Valley

An elderly woman escaped her burning home in Putnam Valley Thursday afternoon and despite the efforts of nearly 50 firefighters from five area departments, the one story wood More...

Happy Tails Will Be Wagging This Spring  Free Access 

The stereotypical dog’s life of lazing around the house sure can sound appealing sometimes. But to Garrison resident Erin Bedenbaugh, dogs deserve so much more. More...

Bargains Galore at Nelsonville Garage Sale

Doing Business in the Hudson Valley

Some people call it a garage sale, to some it’s a flea market, and to still others it’s a tag sale or yard sale. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

What Do You Do When Life Gives You (Forty Pounds of) Lemons? (and Meyer Lemons: Pasta and Pie!)

Gardening GUSTO

In March I discovered that, here in the freezing northeast, a small Meyer lemon costs nearly $1. I wanted some to try some Meyers in a few recipes, so I decided to follow Chef Alice Waters’ advice. More...

Pop Up Exhibitions at Garrison Art Center

The Garrison Art Center will present three pop-up exhibitions starting this Saturday, featuring three outstanding artists with ties to Philipstown.  More...

Shakespeare Celebration Is Saturday in Cold Spring  Free Access 

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will celebrate World Shakespeare Day from 10am-4pm with a day full of free, family-friendly events throughout the Cold Spring. More...

Community

Focus On: Country Clocks

Country Clocks

Howard Broad is one of the nicest people doing business on Main Street. Broad is the owner of Country Clocks located right next store to the PCNR offices. More...

Boat Club Season Imperiled

Cold Spring Boat Club members report they learned over the weekend that coal tar remediation work will continue on the Boat Club site into mid-June, and it will be mid-July before the Department of Environmental Conservation’s contractor leaves More...

Local Girl Scouts Explore Countries Around the World

Local Girl Scouts celebrated Thinking Day on April 9. This year’s theme was “The Time Machine,” where girls pick a country of their choice to build a time machine that celebrates its culture.   More...

Attractions

‘Hudson Hewn’ Spotlights Local Furniture Making

A new exhibition at Boscobel House and Gardens that opened Saturday, “Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now,” highlights locally made furniture alongside that made between 1800 and 1820 by Duncan Phyfe and his contemporaries. More...

Are You ‘Max-ed’ Out on Earth Day? A Modern Celebration

On the golden spring evening last Wednesday, more than 120 people arrived at the Garrison Institute, pausing before entering the building to admire wonderful views of the Hudson River. More...

Prepare Your Gone Fishin’ Sign  Free Access 

The annual Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club Kids Fishing Derby is Sunday, May 1, from 8am-4pm. So you’ve still got time to get your little one a fishing pole and gear up to nab the prize for biggest (or even smallest) fish. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Timmons

Elizabeth (Betty) A. Timmons, age 88, of Cold Spring, NY, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at West Ledge Rehabilitation & Health Center in Peekskill, NY. More...

Breaking News - 4/24/2016 8:11 PM

Putnam Democrats embroiled in state probe

The New York State Board of Elections investigating 2014 fundraising efforts of New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio has charged that ‘Hiz honor’ conducted polit More...

Breaking News - 4/24/2016 5:45 PM

Another house fire in Putnam Valley  Free Access 

For the sixth time in less than four months, fire has damaged a home in Putnam Valley.   More...

Breaking News - 4/23/2016 5:10 PM

Woman injured in monastery ceiling collapse  Free Access 

One woman was injured when a ceiling collapsed inside the gift shop at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent Saturday.   More...

Massive brush fire in Garrison  Free Access 

A massive brush fire in Garrison at 99 Osborn Drive is being fought by firefighters from three counties this afternoon. The Garrison, Continental Village, Cold Spring, North Highlands and Putnam Valley Fire Departments are being assisted by fire More...

A New Start For The Santos Family

Eleven months ago, the Parrott Street home of Darrin and Melissa Santos was destroyed by fire, and Monday a brand new home was being constructed in the same location.   More...

Trump and Sanders Putnam Primary Winners

New York Primary 2016

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...

Civics and Politics

Town Moves on Dahlia House Renovations

After numerous workshops on the Dahlia House renovations, and years of planning, the Philipstown Town Board is looking to get the work done by this year. More...

New Secretary for Cold Spring Boards

Due to the vacancy that resulted from Linda Valentino’s resignation, the Cold Spring Village Board needed to hire a new part time clerk and typist, who will serve as the secretary for the various boards. More...

Robertson Joins Nelsonville Board

Mayor Tom Corless welcomed Trustee Thomas Robertson to the board at Nelsonville’s Monday night meeting. More...

Schools

Haldane Adopts $23M Budget, Makes Final Round of Grant

The Haldane Board of Education adopted the budget for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday night. The budget comes in at $23,098,874, with a 0.96% increase in spending from the current year. More...

Haldane Chess Team On The Rise

We all know that Haldane students excel on the playing fields, in the classroom, and on the stage. But now, some of the sharpest minds at Haldane are making their mark in the world of chess, the ultimate mind sport. More...

Students Hailed for Volunteerism

Putnam County’s outstanding youth volunteers were recognized at the 31st annual Youth Awards dinner on Friday at the Putnam County Golf Club. More...

Religious News

Confirmations Received at Loretto

Twenty-three Celebrate The Sacrament

On April 15, a brilliant Spring day, 23 young women and men celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Loretto parish church. 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

Haldane Track Continues Record Run

Blue Devils' Golf Team Kicks Off Spring Campaign

After a week-long respite as a result of the school's senior trip to New Orleans and sophomore excursion to Washington, DC, Haldane's spring sports teams got back into gear this past week with a full slate of action, highlighted by a pair of school r More...

Philipstown Girls’ Soccer Battles in Tough Losses

Raptors Fall on the Road to Top-Seeded Cortlandt More...

One Win, Two Losses For Philipstown Boys

Daggers Bravely Outscore Webutuck, 3-1   More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. Number 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/satellite III-like new. paid $250, now $60 call today. 845-225-4726  ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. 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...

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