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Pudding Street Overpass Improvement On The Way

The intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street in Putnam Valley is one of Putnam’s most dangerous crossroads. More...

Flying High Over Breakneck

Last Wednesday, the sounds of a buzzing helicopter making repeated trips had Philipstown residents looking skyward. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

A Zucchini Martini!!! (and Herbed Zucchini Hors D’oeuvres)

Gardening GUSTO

Grate Zukes! Summer is saved! Among the 860 recipes cooks share on-line for coping with the annual over-abundance of zucchini, a genius named Claire Robinson has invented a yummy cocktail using her green wonders. More...

Marty Stuart Brings Decades of Country Music History To Daryl’s  Free Access 

One of the most passionate country music artists today, Marty Stuart and his band The Fabulous Superlatives, will perform at Daryl’s House on Saturday, Aug. 20. The five-time Grammy winner will prove that country music is alive and well. More...

Mandolin Extravaganza in Beacon On Sept. 4

Quinn's is proud to present, in his second appearance at the venue, the virtuoso double-neck mandolinist Snehasish Mozumder and his multicultural ensemble SOM (Sound of Mandolin). Snehasish Mozumder and SOM will perform on Sunday, Sept. More...

Community

Scouts Take to the Sea

READY ABOUT! That was the call on a recent evening plying the waters of Philipstown’s playground, the Hudson River. More...

Warning: It's Only A Drill In Putnam Valley

Putnam Valley

Heavily armed officers wearing bullet proof vests charged into the Putnam Valley High School Friday when a report of an active shooter was received. THIS WAS ONLY A DRILL! More...

Focus On: Sky-Tech Aerial Solutions

Guy Balzo said he’s now adding another dimension to selling real estate that was not available just a few years ago -- using an aerial drone to capture videotaped shots to show potential buyers another look at the property. More...

Sports

Philipstown Hawks Practice, Season Soon Commences  Free Access 

While the Giants and Jets are packing MetLife Stadium in their NFL preseason games, Philipstown’s football family is gearing up for what is bound to be an exciting season. More...

New York Penn League Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

All great Major League Baseball players had to have started somewhere, even in the short-season Class A New York-Penn League, where the Hudson Valley Renegades play. More...

Putnam Valley Football Team Begins Practice

PUTNAM VALLEY – Off and running.  The Putnam Valley High School football team began practice for the 2016 season on Monday, joining almost all of Section 1.  More...

Breaking News - 8/22/2016 12:44 PM

Commotion at the Bear Mountain Bridge

The entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge in Continental Village resembled a cops and robbers thriller early Monday when police and emergency responders converged on the span following reports received of three men climbing the bridge’s east tower.&nb More...

Breaking News - 8/19/2016 1:52 PM

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner to step down next month

One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial posi More...

Felony charges lodged for defacing Garrison bridge

Defacing a bridge with graffiti is no laughing matter in the eyes of the law, as two northern Westchester teens found out Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Department arrested John Darling, 18, and a 17-year-old, both of Cortlandt Manor, for allegedly sp More...

Housing Prices Boom Across Putnam

Buying a home in Cold Spring? Good luck. You have less than a half-dozen to choose from, according to the latest multiple listing figures and local Realtors. More...

Civics and Politics

Deteriorating Firehouse Condition Hits Village Board

Tuesday’s meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board began happily enough, as Deputy Mayor Marie Early entered eating a chocolate ice cream cone. But that was the last moment of levity as trustees dived into the agenda. More...

From Windows To Doors At Butterfield

Historic District Review Board

It was a packed agenda for the Historic District Review Board Wednesday night, with several applications up for review. More...

Assembly Race Could Be Decided At Primary

The race for the 94th District Assembly seat could be decided on Primary Day, Sept.13, now that GOP hopeful Suzi McDonough’s name has been stricken from the Conservative Party line by the NYS Board of Elections.  More...

Schools

Local Schools Prepare For Opening Day

The summer of 2016 will be remembered as one of the hottest and most uncomfortable on record.  Despite oppressive heat and humidity, maintenance and custodial crews throughout Putnam’s six school districts have been toiling in stifling wea More...

Student Work Selected to Poetry Trail Installation

Eight local students were honored for having their poems selected from hundreds of submissions to the River of Words Poetry Trail at Constitution Marsh, Garrison. More...

High Achievers

Binghamton University The following students graduated from Binghamton University during the 2015- 2016 academic year. Putnam Valley: Saara Knapp, Bachelor of Science, Anthropology Dylan Mah, Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology 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

Weekend Bargains at Desmond-Fish Library Book & Media Sale

Once again the Friends of the Desmond-Fish Library are offering fantastic prices on books, CDs, DVDs, and audio books in the final days of their annual Book and Media sale. More...

Workshops & More at The Butterfield Library This Fall

Butterfield Library

From story slams to workshops to silent films, the Julia L. Butterfield Library in Cold Spring will be the place to be this fall.  More...

Re-Enactment Day at Constitution Island

On Saturday, August 27th, from 10 am to 4:30 pm, the Constitution Island Association will honor Constitution Island's role in the Civil War and the American Revolution. Watch as soldier’s fire muskets, rifles and cannons. More...

Letters to the Editor

Misplaced Antipathy to Fido

To the Editor,  More...

Garrison: Glad to Be a Hamlet!

Dear Editor:   Watching the scenario of hate emanating from the Cold Spring Village Board, I am wallowing in self-congratulations at my having spearheaded the movement to retain Garrison’s status as a hamlet when a movement was afoot to tr More...

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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...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557  LANDSCAPE HELPER Experienced or willing to train. Hard worker Must be reliable and have own transportation. Excellent pay! 845-424-2323   More...

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