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Robertson Says ‘Not True’ to Pack McCarthy Charges of Harassment

Village of Nelsonville

The bucolic Village Hall, a fixture on Main Street in the quiet Village of Nelsonville, seems an unlikely place to be filled with turmoil and intimidation. More...

Haldane Graduate Brings Wood To Life  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

Cold Spring artist John Procario is bringing light to furniture design. His unconventional, innovative approach brings his wooden creations to life. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Muddy Month of May (and Baby Radish Appetizer)

Gardening GUSTO

May is a busy time for gardeners. You’ll see gardeners around town in surprisingly muddy attire but sporting pink cheeks and big grins. Got mud? Yes, we’re gardening in wet, cool weather and couldn’t be happier. More...

Student Recital at Chapel Restoration

Pictured are some of the piano and percussion students of Eric Starr, a resident of Cold Spring. Students from Haldane, Garrison Elementary, and The Manitou School performed in Starr's annual recital at The Chapel Restoration on Saturday. More...

‘Sacred Harp Singing’ in Putnam Valley

On Friday, May 13, Tompkins Corners Cultural Center will present Sacred Harp Singing with Tim Eriksen. It will be an evening of community singing and a performance by the Tim Eriksen Trio.  More...

Community

Focus On: 3 Page Spread Comics  Free Access 

Peter Hamboussi is the proprietor of your friendly neighborhood comic book store, "3 Page Spread Comics," located in the heart of the Cold Spring Emporium, right here on Main Street. More...

Holocaust Remembered in Putnam

Christians and Jews joined together and reflected on one of history’s saddest moments—the Holocaust—during a remembrance Thursday at the historic Putnam County Courthouse.  More...

Cleanup A Success At Little Stony Point

More than 2,000 volunteers participated in the Riverkeeper Sweep last weekend, surpassing participation from last year. Over 43 tons of debris were removed with the help of the volunteers, who included several local troops of Girl and Boy Scouts. More...

Attractions

Colorful Tranquility at Stonecrop Gardens  Free Access 

Tucked away about 1,100 feet high off Route 301 is one of Philipstown’s most magical settings. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Plant Sale

On Saturday, the Philipstown Garden Club held its annual plant sale come rain or come shine. The members had their own table of cuttings taken from their own gardens. Others brought pollinating plants to keep the bee numbers to an optimum. More...

Farmers’ Market Back at Boscobel

Boscobel welcomed the return of the Cold Spring Farmers’ Market on Saturday. It was a grand season opening. There were special demos and even a visit from Floyd the Donkey from Horseman Trail Farm.   More...

Births

Samantha McGevna Brown

Samantha McGevna Brown was born April 21, 2016, to parents Kerri and Stephen Brown of Warwick. Grandparents are Hugh and Linda McGevna of Garrison and David and Roberta Brown of Crompond.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Rita Lauber Ross

Rita Lauber Ross of Indian Valley, VA, formerly of Garrison, NY, passed away on May 8, 2016. She was a caring animal lover who helped local animals when no one else would; she will be greatly missed. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

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Pets

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Real Estate

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Breaking News - 5/17/2016 11:13 PM

Clean sweep in Putnam school budget votes; propositions pass in Garrison & Haldane  Free Access 

It was a clean sweep in school budget elections Tuesday across Putnam County as residents in each of the county’s six school districts approved fiscal spending plans for the new school year. More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2016 4:37 PM

Forest rangers rescue two from Putnam

A man from Brewster and a woman from Cold Spring were rescued last weekend in separate incidents by forest rangers and members of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police.   More...

Giachinta Shares Healing Power Of Horses  Free Access 

Overcoming Grief & Spreading Love With Purpose

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Cold Spring has transformed hundreds of lives. It provides people with disabilities and mental illness with a serene environment to heal themselves, with the help of some very special horses. More...

Tendy On His First 120 Days In Office

Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy is a firm believer in unity.  More...

Civics and Politics

Philipstown Demands State Action on Unfair School Taxes

A large crowd of determined Continental Village residents attended the lengthy Philipstown Town Board meeting on Thursday evening to call for action on their excessive school tax increases as taxpayers of the Lakeland school district. More...

Sidewalk Project Causes Tree Concerns

Members of the village’s Tree Advisory Board told trustees Tuesday evening they fear the sidewalk project could result in permanent damage to some trees downtown, if the trees and especially their roots are cut during the preparation for new co More...

Ousted Health Commissioner Receives $41,750

Dr. Allen Beals, who led the Putnam Health Department for four years before being placed on administrative leave in a messy departure, has reached a financial settlement with his former employer, Putnam County. More...

Schools

Voters to Decide on School Budgets Tuesday

School budget votes are next week, Tuesday May 17, in Garrison, Haldane and Putnam Valley. More...

Garrison School Board Candidates Outline Views  Free Access 

Editor's Note: Garrison Union Free School District has two open spots on its Board of Education this year. Derek Dubois, an incumbent, is running again for re-election. Jill Corson Lake is running for the second spot, and is unopposed. More...

Putnam Valley School Board Candidates On The Issues  Free Access 

Editor’s Note: Putnam Valley Central School District has two seats open for its Board of Education. Two incumbents, Ralph Smith and Jeanine Rufo, are running for re-election. They are running unopposed. More...

Religious News

First Communion Celebrated at Loretto

On Saturday, May 7, Our Lady of Loretto had a joyful First Eucharist celebration for the 17 boys and girls of the parish. More...

Mother’s Day Celebration at Buddhist Monastery

Mother’s Day was celebrated in special fashion at the Chuang Yen Monastery in Kent Cliffs Sunday when hundreds of people attended the annual garden party and Bathing Buddha celebration highlighted this year by an investiture ceremony for a new More...

Virgin Mary Crowning at Loretto

On Mother’s Day, the statue of Mary, the Virgin Mother of Christ, was crowned with a garland of flowers in a devotion honoring Mary as the Queen of Heaven. More...

Sports

Haldane Erases 7-0 Deficit in 15-14 Win

When Aidan Siegel stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Brian Haines' first pitch of the game was a distant memory – a very distant memory. More...

Strong Soccer Play But Mixed Soccer Results

PSC BOYS’ RECAP Daggers Fall to Devils More...

Putnam Valley Shines in Track

Putnam Valley’s Kiki Cruz during the Girls 3x100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle event at the Somers Invitational Track Meet on Friday, May 6th. More...

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