October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Odell Disputes ‘Sky Is Falling’ Financial Talk in Budget Address

County Executive MaryEllen Odell in her 2017 budget address sought to set the record straight regarding Putnam’s financial situation. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Not Ok-toberfest with Me (and Beer Butt)

Gardening GUSTO

I hopped off ye olde Oktoberfest ox-drawn cart years ago. There’s something a bit too breathless about those bust-squashing dirndls and, adding to that costume fail, leather lederhosen look great on no one ever. And I don’t like beer. More...

Star Songwriter J.D. Souther to Perform at Daryl’s  Free Access 

Songwriting Hall of Fame member J.D. Souther will perform at Daryl’s House Club on Thursday, Oct. 20. Souther has penned countless hits for some of the generation’s most iconic artists. More...

Shakespeare Festival Names Three New Members

Robin Arditi, president of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of three new members, including two from Garrison. Joining the board are Steven Holley, Jim Kilman, and Lauri Sawyer.  More...

Community

Nerd Nirvana: NY Comic Con 2016  Free Access 

The 7:16 am train out of Cold Spring was filled with people in all-out superhero cosplay, or wearing t-shirts and backpacks of all things Nerd Culture. More...

All Aboard the Village Trains

YEARS GONE BY

An integral component of the Industrial Revolution, railroad tracks were first laid in Cold Spring in 1848, and train service followed in 1849. Over a century later, trains remain part of Cold Spring’s character and charm. More...

Warmth and Smiles at Boscobel’s Bonfire

There’s no better way to enjoy an autumn evening than to watch the sun descend over the Hudson River while relaxing beside Boscobel’s mighty bonfire. More...

Perspectives

On Selecting a Highway Crew Chief

I am writing about an issue that should be shared with the residents and taxpayers of the Village of Cold Spring. On or about Sept. 28, Highway Superintendent/Crew Chief Eddie Trimble retired after 38 years of service. More...

Garrison Firefighters Deserve Support, Not Continued Verbal Abuse

Both Halloween and the local government budget season is upon us. Crazy clowns are appearing all over the country, yet the only crazy clown in sight locally is Joe Regele. More...

Trouble in Putnam Valley

The residents of Putnam Valley are being bankrupted and few if any of them seem to know or care. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVI CE: 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.  White fo rmica desk top 60” x 30” x 1 1/4” thick. Excellent work surface $10 845 424 3366   More...

Misc

Tow n of Philipstown’s E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   More...

Residents Demand Safe Storage For Guns  Free Access 

With most attendees wearing orange and yellow ribbons for gun violence awareness, Philipstown’s Town Hall was packed to standing room only, not for the traffic law public hearing, but to support a proposed safe storage ordinance for firearms. More...

A Team with a Dream at Parallel Productions  Free Access 

William Biavati and Ashley Bassett, both graduates of Haldane High School, instantly clicked due to their love of all things creative. More...

Civics and Politics

Linson and Thorpe Vie for Justice Position at Candidates’ Forum

Elections 2016

Autumn has come, and with it, election season. Candidates’ campaigning efforts are in full swing, with posters and ads adorning lawns, roadsides, and pretty much any free public space available. More...

Girl Scouts Experience Local Government

Junior Girl Scouts attended Tuesday evening’s Cold Spring Village Board meeting. They opened the meeting by leading the board and guests in the Pledge of Allegiance, and stuck around to experience local government in action. More...

Candidates Spar on the Issues at Forum

Elections 2016

Candidates for state, county and town offices debated the issues Monday evening at a Meet Your Candidates forum sponsored by the Putnam County League of Women Voters.  More...

Schools

Right of Access Upheld for Public & Garrison District at School Forest

The issue of access to the Garrison School Forest – a matter that led the Garrison Union Free School District to enter into a lawsuit in December 2014 – has finally been resolved, board president Raymond O’Rourke announced at the di More...

Bringing Autumn to Class at Community Nursery School

Students at Community Nursery School and Learning Center are celebrating autumn in the early days of their school lives. They’ve already done some festive fall projects.  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

Halloween Show at Boscobel

Meet the Amiable Grave- Maker: The houses that he makes last till doomsday! More...

Sports

Haldane Girls Playing Like Champions

The Haldane girls’ varsity soccer team won an away game on Thursday against Pawling, 4-0, led by Senior Marissa Jane Lisikatos with two goals, Kaitlyn Pidala with one and Alzy Cinquanta with one. More...

Haldane Volleyball Comes Out With a Win

This past week, the Haldane girls’ varsity volleyball team won its first game against Ketcham in 3 sets, 25-22, 25-11 and 25-22. Machenzie Tokarz led the team with 16 digs, alongside Brooke Vahos with 8 kills. More...

Letters to the Editor

To The Residents of the Villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville, and of Philipstown Fire District No. 1

To the Editor:  More...

Linson: Fair-Minded, Diplomatic

To the Editor:  More...

Thorpe Is Hardworking, Dedicated

To the Editor:  I will be crossing party lines to vote for Faye Thorpe on November 8th, because the Philipstown Town Justice position is an apolitical one.   More...

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