August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sharing Culture and Spreading Love By Hosting International Students  Free Access 

If you take pride in American culture, but want to broaden your horizons, hosting an exchange student can be an enlightening decision, and can lead you into lifelong friendships. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Granny Flowers (And Really Easy Summer Chicken)

Gardening GUSTO

First of all, I am back in the saddle after last week’s break to help with my new grandbaby. Everyone is healthy, happy, and relaxed. More...

KJ Denhert Band at Summer Music Series

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its popular Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday, August 7, featuring The KJ Denhert Group.   More...

Attacca Quartet at Chapel Restoration

Chapel Restoration

The Attacca Quartet made their professional debut in 2007 as part of the Artists International Winners Series in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall.  More...

Community

Cold Spring Survivor Biking for A Cause  Free Access 

The Pan-Mass Challenge raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon that crosses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More...

Dykman Store Stands in Nelsonville

Located prominently in the village of Nelsonville, the J.Y. Dykman Store has served many purposes throughout its history. Through it all, the J.Y. Dykman name still exists in the original signage proudly across the top of the one-story shop. More...

Junior Fire Fighters Beat the Heat!

Cold Spring Fire Company’s Junior Fire Fighters were not deterred by that heat wave last week. More...

Sports

Philipstown Sisters Place 18th in the World in Softball  Free Access 

Focus On Philipstown with Tim Greco

This Week — The Lisikatos Sisters So how did Philipstown sisters Chelsea and Samantha Lisikatos get to play softball for the nation of Greece and to finish eighteenth in the entire world out of thirty one countries? More...

Fraley, Ott Lead Way as Renegades Defeat the Batavia Muckdogs

BATAVIA – Three Hudson Valley pitchers combined to hold Batavia to only four hits as the Renegades defeated the Muckdogs 5-1 at Dwyer Stadium Monday night. More...

Is Kristi Dini Returning to Coach Girls’ Basketball at Putnam Valley?

Is Putnam Valley High School on the verge of bringing back one of its star players to coach girls’ basketball? If you listen to enough chatter in town and on social media, the answer is a resounding yes. 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 w/glass covers $40/ea. Adler typewriter/satellite III like-new. paid $250, now $60. 845-225-4726 ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555 More...

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...

Legislators Table Senior Center Lease  Free Access 

Angry Residents Reject Charitable Donation

There was standing room only at the historic Putnam Courthouse Tuesday evening for a marathon meeting of the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Police: Cold Spring Burglar Traveled by Train to Village

The arrest of a Dutchess County man last week in connection with the alleged burglaries of businesses throughout Cold Spring as well as communities in southern Dutchess and northern Westchester reads like a script from a feature crime thriller. More...

Residents Air Concerns on Road Resurfacing

Philipstown residents took to Facebook in recent days to talk about the road resurfacing throughout town that has left what many believe is too much loose gravel. More...

Civics and Politics

Village Board, Rec Commission Review Fees & Usage Together  Free Access 

With a full, reconstituted membership, the Recreation Commission and the Village Board met together Tuesday to discuss fees for use of the Dock, the Bandstand, Mayor’s Park, McConville Park and the Pavilion. More...

Dahlia House Moves Ahead

The Philipstown Town Board last week, in a special morning meeting to address the State Environmental Quality Review Act and the Dahlia House renovations, found the project would have no adverse impact.  More...

Paulding Avenue Project Moves to Public Hearing

HIstoric District Review Board

The Cold Spring HDRB held a public hearing for 56 Paulding Wednesday night after going through several workshops with the applicants. More...

Schools

Haldane Board of Education Meets All Around America

If ever there was a sign of how far technology has come, it was this: Haldane’s special July 29th meeting was held in Superintendent Dr. Diana Bower’s office ... More...

New Criteria For Free And Reduced Lunch Program  Free Access 

School officials throughout the county are reminding parents of children returning to school in September who are in need of financial assistance to contact their local district seeking free and/or reduced price meals for their children. More...

Spring Into Learning Training Conference

The Putnam Early Education Partnership (PEEP), a collaborative group made up of representatives from Putnam County human service agencies and schools, will host its fifth annual “Spring into Learning” conference on Saturday, September 24. More...

Religious News

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...

Attractions

Putnam 4-H Fair Invests in County’s Youth

The Putnam 4-H Fair, which wrapped up Sunday, simultaneously is both the future and the past of Putnam County. Last weekend, thousands of men, women and children of all ages attended the three-day event at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Riverside Crafts Fair Approaching

The 2016 Riverside Crafts Fair is set for August 20 and 21, 10am-5pm, right on Garrison's Landing, a stone's throw from the Metro-North Garrison stop. More...

Sleuthing for Animals at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, August 6 at 10 a.m., come to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road,Cornwall, to go Sleuthing for Animals. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Josephine Pidala

Josephine Pidala, age 87, a lifelong Cold Spring resident died on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Cold Spring on September 30, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. More...

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