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Village To Buy New Water Meters

Village of Cold Spring

The Village Board has approved spending $138,165 to buy new water meters across the entire village, a step that will not only replace the current aging ones, but bring remote cellular technology to the meter reading. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Your Garden’s Annual August Checkup (and Very Easy Gherkin Pickles)

Gardening GUSTO

Annuals redeem the August garden. Heat? Ha! Drought/ deluge cycles? Ha! More...

‘Dork Knight’ Set for Bannerman

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will produce Jason O’Connell’s The Dork Knight on Bannerman Island Aug. 14.  The Estuary Steward will depart the Beacon waterfront at 3pmand4:15 pmfora5 pm show.  More...

Orchestra at Doansburg Chamber

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will close their 2016 season with performances by their chamber orchestra on Saturday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m. at St. 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

Telecaster Titan Bill Kirchen to Perform at Daryl’s House Club  Free Access 

Americana artist and one of the most awe-inspiring guitarists touring today, Bill Kirchen and his band Too Much Fun will perform at Daryl’s House in Pawling on Thursday, Aug. 18. More...

Wine Connoisseurs Converge In Putnam

The weekend weather was ideal for outdoor activity and hundreds of wine enthusiasts turned out for Putnam County's 6th annual International Wine and Food Fest on the grounds of the Beaver Creek Equestrian Center in Patterson.  The two-day event More...

Upcoming Events at Bannerman Island

Experience extraordinary events with a visit to historic Bannerman Island on the Hudson River. Summer Tours to Bannerman Island run weekends through Oct. 30th, @11:00am, with the boat departing from Beacon. More...

Perspectives

Perspective: Butterfield and the Senior Center Fiasco

I recently came across an ancient Greek word that perfectly describes the current situation in Cold Spring and vicinity. The word is "Kakistocracy" and it literally means government by the worst elements of society.  More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Know-nothings’ Opposed to Progress

To the Editor:  It is difficult fully to comprehend the mendacity of the parochial forces arrayed against the Senior Citizens center, Paul Guillaro, the generous Ailes family and the PCNR.  More...

Another Act in ‘The Butterfield Follies’

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Disheartened on Gift

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Susan Sylvester Moss Homola

Susan Sylvester Moss Homola, beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend, avid gardener, painter and writer, passed away on August 3, 2016, at her home in Garrison, New York.  More...

Nancy Virginia Bodge

Nancy Virginia Bodge, 69, of Catskill died Aug. 8, 2016, at the Health Alliance Hospital of Kingston.  Born July 12, 1946, in Keene, NH she was the daughter of the late Harold and Elizabeth (Buczala) Holt.  More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2016 7:29 AM

Oppressive heat and humidity to continue  Free Access 

Updated with new info

The weather service said the heat index throughout the region ranged from 105 to 110 degrees–making Saturday the warmest day of the year. No relief is in store for Sunday and Monday won’t be much better. More...

Helicopters & Aqueduct Repair at Breakneck  Free Access 

Breakneck

As materials for a construction project travel by helicopter to Breakneck, portions of the trail will be closed to ensure public safety this week. More...

KJ Denhert Steals a Few Hearts  Free Access 

Cold Spring Summ er Music Series

It could have been a scene out of a storybook. This past Sunday saw a sparkling Hudson River and a shimmering sun grace KJ Denhert’s return to Cold Spring’s annual Summer Sunset Music Series. More...

Civics and Politics

Philipstown Senior Center Stalled But Still Alive  Free Access 

Butterfield Project

A week after the County Legislature tabled action on a lease for a new Philipstown Senior Center, and the main benefactor withdrew the $500,000 funding donation, the question now is simple: What next? More...

Garrison Fire District Holds Budget Workshop

Garrison Fire District

Although it seems like months away, the budget process for Garrison Volunteer Fire Company has begun, and this is the first budget they are working on since becoming a fire district at the beginning of the year. More...

Town Welcomes Frisenda to Zoning

The final vacancy has been filled for Philipstown’s Boards: Granite Frisenda was appointed by unanimous vote at the August 4th meeting to the Zoning Board of Appeals, taking William Flaherty’s seat. More...

Schools

High Achievers

Area transfer students to attend SUNY Oswego More than 675 transfer students have reserved places at SUNY Oswego for fall 2016. Classes start Aug. 29. Those from the area are as follows: Alandra R. More...

Community

Compassionate Care at Companion Pet Hospital  Free Access 

Taking Buck, my five-year old Labrador Retriever, to the veterinarian had always been an “event” for my family, one that would require a well thought out plan of action. Would he be too scared to walk in? Would we be forced to carry him? More...

Focus On: Cold Spring Bike Rentals & Tours

Edward Currelley knows a thing or two about biking. He recently opened a shop to rent bicycles at 57 Main Street downtown. More...

History and Home at Saint Basil

Off Route 9D in Garrison, Saint Basil Academy has provided a safe haven and a place to grow and thrive for generations of children in need. The residential school is run by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. More...

Sports

Renegades Sweep to Remain in First Place

FISHKILL – On a day that earlier saw seven Renegades named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Team, those stars shined as Hudson Valley defeated Mahoning Valley 5-2 on Monday night to complete a three-game sweep of the Scrappers. More...

Seven Renegades Named to All-Star Team

FISHKILL – There will be a familiar feel next Tuesday as seven Hudson Valley Renegades will represent the North squad in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Dutchess Stadium, including four pitchers from the League’s top pitching st More...

Fall Practices Set As Prep Seasons Open

The 2016-17 high school sports season begins anew on Monday, Aug. 15, when local schools are able to hold their first official workout in the sport of football.  More...

Births

Molly Grace Blaufarb

Molly Grace Blaufarb was born on July 21, 2016, to parents Megan and Jonathan Blaufarb of Mohegan Lake. Grandparents are Rose and Bruce Johnson of Putnam Valley, and Adele and Gene Blaufarb of New City.   More...

Catherine Madeline Cooper

Catherine Madeline Cooper was born on July 26, 2016, to parents Erika and Oliver Cooper of Garrison. Grandparents are: Bob and Lynn Heintz of New Jersey, Joel Cooper of Cold Spring, and Elizabth Johnstone of Garrison.   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 Rent

Charming 3 BD/2.5 BA Cape Cod home on desirable East Mountain. Backs onto protected lands with miles of trails. $2500 monthly plus all utilities. Security and references required. Available October 1st. More...

Pets

DOG CARE IN MY HOME Fun Day Care and 24-Hour Restful Sleepovers. I make friends with and welcome your doggie into my home and an acre of fenced yard surrounded by the woods of Garrison. More...

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