September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Last attempt to derail Senior Center fails at Legislature  Free Access 

Scuccimarra: 'You people are spiteful'

One final attempt by opponents to derail the Cold Spring senior center project failed Wednesday night, but not before heated exchanges between lawmakers opposed to the project and those in favor permeated a meeting room at the County Office Building More...

Hochul Visits for Economic Development

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visited Cold Spring on Monday in an effort to highlight the economy and tourism, and generally show the flag for the governor’s office. More...

Continental Village Residents Cry Foul Over School Taxes

For just shy of two hours, the Continental Village firehouse was packed with Continental village residents who are within the Town of Philipstown, all with what may be the bane of their existence on their minds: the Lakeland School District and its t More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Chard: It’s Not Hard! (with Chard Chips AND Chard and Cheese Pie)

Gardening GUSTO

As I write this, all the gardening websites are sending me reminders that it is time to sow chard seeds for a second crop. Although I adore chard, I AM NOT PLANTING ANY MORE THIS YEAR!! More...

New Riders Bring Progressive Country Rock to Paramount  Free Access 

The New Riders of the Purple Sage, one of the first commercially successful acts in country rock music, will perform at the Paramount Hudson Valley this Friday, Sept. 16, at 8pm. More...

Cold Spring the Place to Go for Filmmakers

Cold Spring is once again the setting of choice for filmmakers. More...

Religious News

Graymoor Service Recalls 9/11, 15 Years Later

Just before the 10AM bells chimed Sunday morning, a small crowd gathered at the holy mountain of Graymoor in Garrison on the anniversary of September 11, 2001. More...

A Somber Remembrance in Putnam

The tradition continued in Carmel Sunday evening when more than 2,000 men, women and children paused and reflected on the tragedy that befell mankind 15 years ago during terrorist attacks on the U.S. More...

Jazz Vespers Joined by Marty Elkins

Marty Elkins, a highly regarded jazz singer, will be the guest artist at the Jazz Vespers this Saturday, September 17, at 5:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy Street in Cold Spring. More...

Sports

Haldane Football Battles Until The End

On Saturday, the Blue Devil football team took on rival Tuckahoe in the season opener. More...

Blue Devil Volleyball Takes Three Wins

The Haldane Varsity Volleyball team opened its 2016 fall season with three strong wins over Mahopac, Beacon and Briarcliff. The record is proving that the new college grad leading the team is surely helping.  More...

Girls’ Soccer Splits Pair of Games

The Haldane Girls’ Soccer team started its season off with a two-game split. The team lost its opening game at Croton with a fighting score of 6-3.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Julia A. Hustis

Julia A. Hustis, age 75, of Nelsonville, died on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Riverside, NJ, on March 2, 1941. She was predeceased by her mother Adelaide (Joachim) Walthy.  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

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park. Beautiful outside double mausoleum; must sell-$7,000 OBO. Call 518-674-0901 for details.  ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555   More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com   More...

Breaking News - 9/16/2016 4:23 PM

Household income declines in 2015, but Putnam still leads Hudson Valley

Despite the fact that median household income declined in Putnam last year to $90,538, the county continues to have the highest income in the Hudson Valley.  The U.S. More...

Breaking News - 9/16/2016 2:27 PM

Meaning of Ruling in Gun Permit Case at Issue, as Court Tells Putnam to Turn Over Names  Free Access 

A New York appeals court has found that Putnam County is obligated to turn over the names of more than 11,000 people who hold concealed carry permits. More...

Linson Over Hilpert in Race for Judge  Free Access 

Primary Day had registered Democrats, Republicans, Conservative, Independence and Green Party voters all casting ballots in a variety of political races across Putnam. More...

Hicks Honored for Immortalizing History

At the Putnam History Museum’s coming Annual Gala, former Garrison resident Bill Hicks will receive the General Israel Putnam Trailblazer Award. Hicks’ work and dedication to our local history have been immortalized in the museum.  More...

Civics and Politics

Sidewalk Project Virtually Done

The sidewalk and downtown improvement project is virtually completed, Deputy Mayor Marie Early told trustees Tuesday evening. She reported that “substantial completion” was reached last week – well ahead of the Sept. More...

Head of Highways to Retire From Village

The longtime head of the village Highway Department is set to retire, the Village Board learned at its meeting last week. More...

Proposed Cold Spring Shopping Shuttle Receives Accolades

Public transportation is lacking for residents of western Putnam County, sometimes making life difficult for area senior citizens in greater Philipstown as well as those who do not drive.  More...

Schools

Spirit and History at Manitou School

Ensconced peacefully off Route 9D on five acres of gorgeous grounds, the Manitou School is housed in a building with a rich history. More...

Community

Summer on the Hudson River

Nothing is more radiant than the Hudson River on a late summer’s afternoon. Last weekend, on a cruise along the Hudson from Cold Spring to Newburgh, pleasant breezes alleviated the heat and humidity of a mid- September day. More...

Guide Dogs Lead the Way on Main

Village of Cold Spring

Last Wednesday on Main Street in Cold Spring, one couldn’t avoid coming in contact with an adorable dog with a purpose. More...

Putnam Valley Man Facing Yorktown Assault Charges

A Putnam Valley man is facing charges of attempted assault and unlawful possession of marijuana when appearing Thursday in Yorktown Town Court.  More...

Attractions

Hiking & History at Cornish Estate

Local historians Thom Johnson and Rob Yasinsac held a walk-through tour of the mysterious Cornish Estate on Saturday. About twenty-five hikers joined the pair on the historical journey. More...

Turkish Film Showing at Library

The Turkish film Mustang will be shown at the Howland Public Library on Friday, September 23, at 7:00pm. Five sisters in Northern Turkey are wrongly accused by a neighbor, and in turn, lose the power to determine their own destiny. More...

Future is Now at Tilly Foster

The future has arrived at the Tilly Foster Farm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Joy, But Not Yet a Conclusion, in Muddville

To the Editor,  More...

An Educated Voter

Every year the League of Women Voters hold hundreds of debates and forums across the country, and they compile voter's guides to help residents learn about the candidates on their ballot. More...

Warning: Business Scam

Editor's Note: This is from the Haldane superintendent:  More...

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