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Breaking News - 10/22/2016 11:00 AM

New Suit Could Stymie Effort to Disclose Pistol Permit Names

U.S. District Court Move Shifts Fight to Constitutional Grounds

In a striking new turn in the debate about disclosing the identities of the 11,000 people in Putnam who hold pistol permits, a lawsuit filed in U.S. More...

Rain cancels Cold Spring Domestic Violence vigil

The weatherman has failed to cooperate and as a result Saturday’s Domestic Violence Vigil planned for Cold Spring has been cancelled.  More...

Canine wedding draws raves

What a party! More...

Whiteside on Sheep, Yarn & Knitting  Free Access 

My grandparents raised sheep in the tall mountains of southwestern Virginia. I loved watching them graze, hearing their baa-ing, and was thrilled when blizzard-born lambs were brought into the house and kept warm by the wood-burning stove. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Frosty Behavior (and Spectacular Shepherd’s Pie)

Gardening GUSTO

Yes, here in the Hudson Valley, October is bringing us a month of frosty behavior— and I’m not talking about the upcoming elections. Aren’t you glad?!! Gardeners enjoy the frosty challenges of October. More...

Garrison Art Center Welcomes New Leadership  Free Access 

Garrison Art Center

The Garrison Art Center, in the midst of a leadership transition, has announced two key shifts in its top leadership. More...

Cornucopia of Culture at Tompkins’ Latino Music Festival

The Tompkins Corners Cultural Center was filled to the rafters Sunday when the Putnam Valley venue hosted a Latino Music Festival tabbed “Honorando los Laboradores” or “Honoring the Laborers.”   The three-hour program fea More...

Religious News

Prayers for Putnam County at Annual Breakfast  Free Access 

Hundreds of Putnam’s movers and shakers were up early Tuesday to pray at the county’s 25th annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast. More...

Reform Synagogue Celebrates Sukkot

On Saturday, October 22, at 11:30 AM, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue is celebrating sukkot, an ancient holiday more than 5500 years old that rejoices in the harvest. More...

Religions 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

5 Places to View Putnam’s Fall Foliage

Putnam County during autumn is a sight to behold. Vibrant foliage abounds from Cold Spring in the west to Patterson in the east, adorning roadsides and crowning rolling hills. More...

Pumpkins Abound at Garrison Harvest Fest

The sun shone brightly and the weather was warm when the field across from the Garrison Union Free School became busy with activity as the Harvest Festival began Saturday. More...

‘Story of Bannerman’ in Putnam Valley

Don’t miss the program, The Story of Bannerman Island, a “tiny jewel” and a witness to history on the Hudson, with Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. member Thom Johnson on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 10:00 am.   More...

Perspectives

Putnam Valley is Prospering and By No Means Headed for Bankruptcy!

Editor's Note: This was submitted in response to Patty Villanova’s Perspective of Oct. 12, our previous issue. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sylvio (Mush) Nastasi

A memorial service will be held for Sylvio (Mush) Nastasi on October 22, 2016, at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 10:00 am. Sylvio passed away on August 24, 2016.   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

ATTRACTIVE OFFICE FOR RENT Spacious private office in well-maintained professional building in village. On-site private parking. $1,250/mo. Central a/c & heat included. (845) 265- 2683   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 - 10/24/2016 9:33 AM

Metro North Railroad experiencing delays  Free Access 

Riders on Metro North Railroad trains are experiencing delays Monday due to what a railroad spokeswoman described as “slip-slide” conditions. Tracks on both the Harlem and Hudson Divisions covered with leaves became extremely slippery overnight More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2016 11:25 AM

Busy day for EMS at Breakneck; 1 fatality from heart attack

Updated with new info

Emergency responders from western Putnam spent one of their busiest Sundays in months when being summoned for back-to-back calls. One man suffered a heart attack; EMS personnel were unable to save him. More...

Like Fine Wine, Yannitelli’s Ages Well  Free Access 

Doing Business in Philipstown

If I asked you to tell me something about wine, you might tell me something along the lines of how the best wine is the oldest you can get. More...

Kindergartners Are Firefighters for a Day

To celebrate Fire Prevention Week, Haldane kindergartners received a full-fledged tour of a bright shiny fire engine, courtesy of the Cold Spring Fire Department on Friday morning. More...

Small Nelsonville Discusses Going to 5-Member Board

When Tom Robertson was running for the Nelsonville Village Board, he stated one of things he wanted to pursue was expanding the three-member board to five members: four trustees and the mayor. More...

Civics and Politics

Narcan Issue Slows Budget Workshop at Town

The Philipstown Town Board held a budget workshop for the emergency services in the town, with mostly minor changes in store. A discussion of Narcan did erupt during review of the Philipstown Ambulance Corps budget last Wednesday. More...

The Ayes Have It at Historic Board

Even after months of packed agendas and long nights. Cold Spring’s Historic District Review Board is still chipping away at long agendas filled with old business. More...

Parking Still At Issue in Depot Square Project

Karen Parks, representing the project at 2 Depot Square, appeared before the Cold Spring Planning Board Thursday night for the project’s public hearing. More...

Schools

Firefighters Talk Prevention With Garrison Kids, Then Real-Life Calls for Help Come In

Friday, the Garrison Volunteer Fire Department visited the Garrison School for fire prevention week and met with kindergarten through 8th-grade students to give injury and fire safety presentations.  More...

Local Schools Study Hudson River

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s A Day in the Life of the Hudson River program is October 20, and Haldane and Garrison 7th Graders are participating.  More...

Community

Scenic Setting Inspires Icons

YEARS GONE BY

Whether the leaves upon the mountains are bursting with color, or the trees are barren during winter’s chill, the scenery in Cold Spring remains a constant source of tranquility, beauty and inspiration. More...

Daisy Scouts Give Sweet Gift to Topfield Equestrian Center  Free Access 

The girls of Hudson highlands Daisy Scout Troop 2505 came to Topfield Equestrian Center to donate a portion of their cookie sales to help support the Center. More...

Philipstown Cub Scouts Camp, Learn Outdoor Skills  Free Access 

They walked on giant stilts. They set fire to dryer lint. They shot balls from giant slingshots. Then came campfires, fireworks and a chilly night camping in tents high above the Hudson River. More...

Sports

Another Winning Week for Haldane Boys’ Varsity Soccer; 5-0 vs. Pawling

Haldane boys’ soccer was among the three teams that took home a solid win for the community and school on Homecoming Saturday, with a score of 5-0 against Pawling.  More...

A Great Night For Football

Dusk had just hit, the lights were on and Haldane football was ready to go.  More...

Haldane Girls’ Soccer Stays Strong on Senior Night

The Haldane girls’ soccer team was the first team starting off the Homecoming day for the Haldane community Saturday, and in a great way.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Concession Building Thanks

To the Editor:  More...

Thorpe: Seasoned, Experienced Advocate

To the Editor:  More...

Villanova Has a Point on Spending Spree

To the Editor:  When one goes beyond Ms. Villanova’s irascible rhetoric, she researches well on local government and open government, and always seems to have the taxpayer in mind.  More...

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