June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelsonville Gets Scooped!

Nelsonville residents Tom and Jackie Allen have done it again with their new Main Street ice cream endeavor called “The Village Market Ice Cream Shack.” Over this past hot and humid weekend, long lines of people waited for some pretty tas More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Save This Column! Growing the Best Tomatoes (and a Grate Tomato Tip)

Gardening GUSTO

You probably have your tomato plants in the ground by now. All that shopping, all that planting, etc etc, will get you nowhere near tomato heaven if you foolishly ignore those babies and expect them to perform months hence. More...

Jay & Molly at Tompkins Corners

On Saturday, June 4th, at 8 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center will present Jay Ungar and Molly Mason in Concert.   More...

Spontaneity & Improvisation at Gallery 66

Inspiring photography, paintings and sculpture are on tap at Gallery 66 NY’s June exhibitions.  "Improvisation" features the photography of Ellen Crane, and Jennifer Woolcock Schwartz’s paintings are inspired by jazz and dance. More...

Community

Surprise Lake Camp A Gem For Near & Far

Especially in the summer season, Philipstown is a popular destination for those craving outdoor adventure, beautiful scenery, and a departure from the bustling city in favor of quiet country. More...

Focus On: Photographer Avery Danziger  Free Access 

Award-winning photographer, artist and filmmaker Avery Danziger opens “Seeking Permanence” for a limited-engagement exhibition June 4 – July 17 at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon. More...

Questions To Be Answered Following Massive Blackout

A massive communication snafu between officials of the New York State Electric and Gas Company and emergency services providers in Putnam is under review following last Thursday night and early Friday’s major blackout that interrupted electric More...

Attractions

Secret Garden Tour This Weekend

Voted “Best Garden Tour” in the Hudson Valley, Partners with PARC’s 10th Annual Putnam Secret Garden Tour will be held on Saturday, June 4. The day-long event will showcase gardens across Putnam, and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Make Way for the Big Trucks!

Butterfield Library

The Butterfield Library will host the 11th Annual Big Truck Day on Sunday, June 5, at 11 am to 2 pm. This fun, family event is affordable for everyone; admission is a donation that fits your budget.   More...

Free Coin And Stamp Appraisals This Weekend

The annual Croton River Coin Club’s free appraisals of U.S. and foreign coins and paper money as well as stamps, medals and tokens is expected to attract large crowds to Carmel FD headquarters this weekend.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James C. Cannon

James C. Cannon, a longtime resident of Garrison, NY, passed away on May 28, 2016. He was a coach, a mentor, a friend, a brother, a husband, a father and a grandfather. More...

Nena (Merando) Stellefson

Nena (Merando) Stellefson, age 90, of Nelsonville NY, died on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at NY Presbyterian/ Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

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Lost

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For Sale

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Almost Two Months Since Application, and Still No Decision on Butterfield  Free Access 

Cold Spring Planning Board

Nearly two months after developer Paul Guillaro first formally applied to the Planning Board for a change of use at the Butterfield development – and with pressure increasing on Mayor Dave Merandy and his appointed Planning Board Chairman Matt More...

Cold Spring’s Shame: Butterfield Tomb  Free Access 

The name Julia Butterfield is synonymous with Philipstown history and generous giving. More...

Civics and Politics

Dahlia House Gets Final Drawings

Philipstown Town Board

The Philipstown Board received a complete set of drawings for the Dahlia House renovations, and the entire Board found them favorable at the May 25th workshop.   More...

‘Step Up America’ Coming to Putnam

Patriotism & Civics

Putnam County is known for its patriotism and love for its veterans. It was the first county in the U.S. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Climbs; Mortgage Taxes Decline

Putnam County sales tax dollars are continuing to climb, usually a sign of an improving economy.  Commissioner of Finance William Carlin issued the county’s monthly sales tax report at last Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Legislat More...

Schools

Haldane Students to Outrun Autism

Haldane students Alexandria Gariepy and Ruby McEwen invite all to run for a reason on Saturday, June 11. The second annual Outrun Autism Run/Walk benefits a cause near and dear to their hearts. More...

Haldane’s 4th Graders Make New Composting Box

Haldane

Michelle Hartford’s 4th Grade class at Haldane may be students by day, but their resumes have gotten quite snazzy: Architect, engineer, designer, painter, and even putting together business letters!  More...

Local Schools Announce High School Commencements

Schools throughout the area have announced dates and times for this month’s high school commencement exercises.  Graduations kick off on Saturday at the John F. More...

Religious News

Walter Hoving Home Gala Raises $200,000  Free Access 

The Walter Hoving Home located on Snake Hill Road in Garrison recently held its 49th annual gala fundraiser in Manhattan, at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square. More...

21st Century Judaism Class Is Set For June

The Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which begins at sunset on Saturday June 11, commemorates the receiving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Deepen your understanding of this holiday at First Hebrew Congregation’s study session at 8 p.m. on June 11. 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 Softball Falls in Championship Game

THIELLS – So you can bet that Haldane High School softball coach Nick Lisikatos is already looking forward to next year.  Not because the Blue Devils had a 7-13 season in 2016, but for what it portends.   More...

Haldane Baseball Eliminated

TUCKAHOE – The Haldane High School baseball team was eliminated from the Section One, Class C playoffs last week, suffering an 8-4 loss to top-seeded Tuckahoe 8.  But don’t look at the score.  More...

Madeline Dery Earns Academic Award

TROY – The College Sports Information Directors of America has announced the men's and women's track & field/cross country Academic All-District honorees, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Madeline Dery of Putnam Va More...

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