July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Maloney Camp Takes Heat For Tracking Opponent’s Family

Phil Oliva, the Republican candidate challenging Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, charged in a news conference Tuesday that Maloney is dragging his feet in turning over raw footage of a tracker who shadowed not only Oliva but his family. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Daylily Days (and Forager’s Delight: Daylily Fritters)

Gardening GUSTO

They’re everywhere! Daylily Days are in full swing here in Putnam County. Every year, at the same time that Americans light up the skies with fireworks, Nature celebrates with brilliant wildflower fireworks. More...

Summer Sunset Music Series Returns Sunday

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off its popular Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, July 10, featuring Fuzz & Carrie from Caravan of Thieves.  More...

Fred Astaire To Celebrate First Year With Dance Party

The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Cold Spring is proud to present its 1st Anniversary Dance Party on Sunday, July 10, from 4pm-5:30pm. More...

Community

Main Street Business Rides on Two Wheels  Free Access 

Known for its proximity to attractions like Breakneck Ridge, the West Point Foundry, and Little Stony Point, Cold Spring has established itself over the years as one of the greatest places to enjoy being outside. More...

Random Acts of Kindness Abound

Working in a newsroom, all sorts of people stop in to say hello or talk about the latest doings around town. It is especially a treat to see people perform random acts of kindness, expecting nothing in return.  More...

Patriotic Pride as Years Go By

There’s nothing quite like a small town parade, especially in Cold Spring during the summer. A village steeped in history, Cold Spring’s patriotic pride brings its past to life, even as the years go by.  More...

Attractions

Museum’s ‘Summer Whites’ Lawn Party Is Saturday

Putnam History Museum

The Putnam History Museum Board invites the greater Hudson Highlands community to the annual Lawn Party on the scenic grounds of The Gordon House [Woodlawn], present headquarters of the Hastings Center in Garrison.   More...

4-H Fair Right Around The Corner

It’s 4-H Fair time again in Putnam County. This year’s fair—the 45th annual extravaganza—is planned for July 29 through July 31 at the county’s Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Four th of July Classic Attracts 400 Runners

Four hundred runners from throughout the region were up early on Independence Day and participated in the Taconic Road Runner’s 44th annual Putnam County Classic. The eight-mile race began and ended at Mahopac High School. More...

Letters to the Editor

Struck A Nerve with Putnam Valley Library

I must have struck a nerve with an unelected Library Board member who rents in Putnam Valley and is not subject to real estate taxes. My flyer, Taxation Without Representation, has been circulating around town and in the deli. 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...

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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...

The Saga of a Walnut Tree On Main

Village of Cold Spring

The tale of a 30-year old walnut tree being cut down along Main Street, a saga that has now made it to the Cold Spring Village Board, could simply be that it’s better to ask forgiveness than permission. More...

Carinda Swann Retires from Garrison Art Center  Free Access 

Focus on Philipstown

The Garrison Art Center is in its 52nd year has been in its current location along picturesque Garrison’s Landing on the Hudson River since 1964. More...

Civics and Politics

All Aboard for E-Ticketing at MTA

By summer’s end, train riders on all lines will be able to buy tickets on their smart phone, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. More...

Oliva Behind ‘Eight Ball’ In Finances

Republican Phil Oliva took Putnam by storm during his primary victory last week allowing him to challenge Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney in November. More...

Three Local Libraries Share In State Grants

Three Putnam libraries are receiving state grants for construction projects. More...

Schools

Haldane Board Chooses President

Haldane’s annual reorganization meeting was Tuesday evening, and the board unanimously voted Jennifer Daly to be president of the panel again. Laura Hammond, who was also sworn in to the board itself, was selected as vice president. More...

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Dean’s List  SUNY Purchase   Dylan Cronk of Cold Spring made Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester at SUNY Purchase.   More...

Religious News

Shield of Faith Church Opens at Paramount Theater

The Paramount Hudson Valley has provided exciting entertainment for our ears and eyes for 86 years. But now, audiences can enjoy this historic venue as a place to feed their souls. More...

Prayer, Song, and Patriotism at Mekeel’s Corners

By 9:30 am Independence Day, the crowd had begun to gather at the quaint Mekeel’s Corners Chapel for the annual Fourth of July service. 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

Meet the Great Eight Softball Stars

Not surprisingly, for our second consecutive All-Putnam Team in high school softball, the squad is dominated by Brewster players. The Bears finished 18-4 this past season, making it to the Section One, Class A quarterfinals. More...

Renegades Are Saved By An Angel

NEW YORK — A little heart and some big hustle by the Renegades allowed Hudson Valley to sneak out of Staten Island with a 3-2 win over the Yankees on Monday night in a New York-Penn League minor league baseball game at Richmond County Bank Ball More...

Commentary

$1 An Hour & A Problem Deferred  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

The new village parking meter – Cold Spring’s only parking meter – took in about $2,000 in its first three weeks of operation, trustees learned last week. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marcia A. DiCastro

Marcia A. DiCastro, age 69, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Cold Spring, on January 5, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Bernard J. and Mary E. More...

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