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Dana Ann Toops Duncan  Free Access 

Dana Ann Toops Duncan, age 41 passed away suddenly due to a tragic car accident on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in New Lebanon, Ohio.  Born on November 7, 1974 in Cold Spring, N.Y.  Dana was raised in Cold Spring and graduated from Haldane Cent More...

Tracker Footage Delivered to Oliva

NY District 18

Republican congressional candidate Phil Oliva said Monday that his family had finally received the video footage taken by a “tracker” of Oliva and his family. More...

Fruits of Labor Bountiful at Project Renewal Farm

Now in the heart of the summer season, Project Renewal Farm on the grounds of Graymoor is proud to report that production is at an all-time high. The farm, run by men who have completed the programs at St. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Beat the Heat: Get the Blues (and Rand’s Blood Orange Summer Sangria)

Gardening GUSTO

Hoo-ey! Can’t stop thinking about this crazy heat. Not only is it stressful to mere humans, but our gardens are starting to show heat stress as well. Here are some tips for keeping everything going: More...

Movies With a View at Dockside Park  Free Access 

The familiar sound of popcorn popping lifted people’s spirits on a windy night in Cold Spring this past Sunday. More...

A Super Hero Takeover for Garri*Con

Desmond-Fish Library

The rainy weather didn’t stop the fists of justice or lassos of truth from dashing, flying, and apparating at the Desmond-Fish Library last Saturday. More...

Community

Cell Tower in Nelsonville Appears Dead, But New Proposal Surfacing

A proposal for a new cell tower in Nelsonville appears dead, with Pauline Minners, village clerk, saying the village has had no communication in months from the company involved, Homeland Towers, of Danbury.  More...

9D South Slated for Re-Paving

About a mile of Route 9D, south of Cold Spring, is slated for re-paving, much to the delight of hundreds who drive that route every day, as well as Supervisor Richard Shea.  Shea had spoken to the new regional director of DOT, Todd Westhuis, abo More...

Cold Spring Emporium Stores On The Move

While the Main Street sidewalks in Cold Spring are undergoing some changes, so are the storefronts. More...

Attractions

Summer Paradise at Indian Brook Falls

It was one of Philipstown's best kept secrets: nestled away off Route 9D, down a little dirt road and just a short walk away, Indian Brook Falls is one of the most beloved destinations for a summer paradise close to home. More...

Historic Scenic Setting & Summer Whites

About a hundred people donned their "summer whites" for The Putnam History Museum's Annual Lawn Party this past Saturday at the Malcolm Gordon School, the present headquarters of The Hastings Center. More...

Meet the Authors: From Historical Mysteries to Bittersweet Family Struggles

Desmond-Fish Library

On July 21st at 7pm, authors Marta Elva and Patricia King, pen name Annamaria Alfieri, return to the Desmond-Fish Library where they first met to discuss their new books. More...

Births

Indigo Finigan Rhoads

Indigo Finigan Rhoads was born June 20, 2016, to parents Rebecca Rhoads and Anthony Rhoads Jr. of Cold Spring.  Grandparents are David and Kim Sears of Hyde Park, and Anthony and Annamarie Rhoads of Ardmore, PA.   More...

Charlotte Emily Spina

Charlotte Emily Spina was born on June 17, 2016, to parents Betty and Stephen Spina of Putnam Valley.  Grandparents are Tommy and Lilly Dyleuth of Yonkers, and Stephen Spina of Cortlandt Manor, and Angela Argyros of Yonkers.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jane M. Palmero  Free Access 

Jane M. Palmero, age 89, a lifelong area resident, died on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. More...

Ronald Paul Bassett

Ronald Paul Bassett was born on March 20, 1954. He passed away on Father's Day, June 19, 2016 from Lung Cancer and COPD.  More...

Breaking News - 7/18/2016 12:08 PM

Trio of Break-ins on Main Street

Monday morning in Cold Spring, two businesses and a church discovered they had been burglarized overnight.  More...

Identity thieves on the prowl across Putnam

Identity thieves exploiting the call forwarding feature on victims’ phones and accessing their e-mail accounts to conceal the thievery have victimized at least a half dozen Putnam residents in recent days.The Putnam Sheriff’s Department is investigat More...

Pokémon Craze Hits Village  Free Access 

In a matter of days, the new Pokémon GO app has become an international phenomenon – with Cold Spring a burgeoning hot spot for those looking to become Pokémon Masters. More...

Sisters Realize A Dream Through Filmmaking

Perhaps one of the strongest bonds forged in a family is that of sisters. Garrison resident Evie Brady-Watters and her sister Monica Brady share that bond not only as sisters, but also professionally. More...

Civics and Politics

Cold Spring Boat Club Moves Along Despite Pesky Problems

The Cold Spring Village Board reported Tuesday evening that the Boat Club project will be substantially completed by Friday, though there are still some lingering issues. More...

Tombs & Zika Virus at Town

Perhaps an odd combination, but the General Morris family tomb in the Mountain Avenue Cemetery and a presentation on the Zika virus were the main topics of discussion for Philipstown at the board’s monthly meeting. More...

Applications & Definitions at Historic Board

The Historic District Review Board met with two applicants Wednesday night before entering into a workshop focused on the update to their ordinance. More...

Schools

Haldane High School Honor Roll 4th Quarter

Grade 12 Principal’s List   More...

Haldane Middle School Announces Honor Roll

Principal’s List: Grade 8   More...

Putnam Valley Elementary School Recognizes Former And Current Student

Jacob Greenfield was a student at Putnam Valley Elementary School, a kindergartner who died in a car accident in 1994. More...

Religious News

Hoving Home Walkathon A Success  Free Access 

On a rather cool Saturday morning, the staff, family, friends and students of the Hoving Home located on Snake Hill Road in Garrison gathered outside of the main mansion to participate in a warmup exercise provided by volunteers Jeff and Joe, fitness More...

Honoring Our Heroes 9/11 Service Set

With Memorial and Independence Day past us, and Veteran’s Day waiting in chilly November, it seems fitting that we honor our local First Responders. 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

Lisikatos Family Represents Greece in World Softball Championship

Most who have watched Chelsea and Samantha Lisikatos playing Haldane sports over the years knew they were bound for something great. More...

Ott Continues Dominance As Renegades Back To .500

FISHKILL – The Hudson Valley Renegades moved back to the .500 mark as they continued their good play over the last week in a 6-1 over series-opening victory over the West Virginia Black Bears Monday night at Dutchess Stadium. More...

Focus On: On The Fly Cycling and Fitness Studio  Free Access 

If you are looking to get in shape or stay in shape, On The Fly is the place for you. The space is beautiful, with great walls and white trim work. 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...

Needed

SEEKING AFFORDABLE 2 BDR, or small cottage. Putnam Dutchess area. Will consider caretaker position. Local ref. 845-659-4299   More...

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