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Breaking News - 11/7/2016 10:48 AM

Justice Race Takes Turn With Suit Against Republican  Free Access 

UPDATED with Comments from Thorpe, Linson

The Conservative Party of Putnam County is suing Faye Thorpe, Republican and Independence Party candidate for Philipstown Town Justice, on the grounds that her current job presents a conflict of interest with her potential judicial appointment. More...

Cold Spring FD Assistant Chief Injured at Rescue

The assistant chief of the Cold Spring Fire Department, Josh DiNardo, was treated and released last Wednesday evening after being struck by a car while unloading equipment for a rescue call on a cliff face at an old quarry.  The quarry is east o More...

62,000 Eligible To Vote Next Tuesday  Free Access 

Some 62,000 registered voters are eligible to head to the polls next Tuesday to cast ballots for national, state, county and town contests. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Two PSAs and Keep on Chiving (with Chinese Chive Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

PSA #1: This is the last Gardening Gusto to appear before the November 8th presidential elections. Please vote. Please vote. Just. Shut Up. And. Vote. Please. More...

Country Music Hall of Honor Inducts Local Performers

Philipstown’s own Sal and Paulette Califano have been playing the country music they love for almost forty years together in their band Tenbrooks Molly. More...

Charity Guitar Auction to Benefit Veterans  Free Access 

It may be early November, but it’s not too early to get into the Christmas spirit! The Westchester All Stars Christmas for Veterans project will hold a charity guitar auction on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Hudson Room in Peekskill. More...

Community

Who Is Hamilton in Cold Spring?

Years Gone By

The name and legacy of Alexander Hamilton has been resurrected recently across the nation, due to the hit new Broadway production, “Hamilton.” But here in Cold Spring, the founding father’s whereabouts have been a popular topic of d More...

Boat Club Ends Shortened Season with Optimism

The Cold Spring Boat Club has bid farewell to the boating season. “Season” is a somewhat generous term this year, as the club pulled the last dock from the river after just a few months of open operation.  More...

400 Vets Chow Down Thanks To Putnam

More than 100,000 veterans call the Hudson Valley home and on Sunday, more than 400 of these brave men and women were recognized at Putnam County’s 2016 Veterans Chow Down in Mahopac.  More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Mason Devin Ruiz  Mason Devin Ruiz was born on October 12, 2016, to parents Gabby and Dwight Ruiz of Putnam Valley. Grandparents are Jacinta and Victor Cedeno of Ossining and Lucy and Rolando Ruiz of North Carolina. More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2016 7:28 AM

New totals, as Maloney, Serino, Reitz, Galef & Linson Are Victors  Free Access 

Updated with new info

Updated: A large turnout at the polls on Election Day in Putnam County saw no major surprises in contested races. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2016 10:39 AM

Philipstown businesses hit by telephone scam  Free Access 

Businesses in the greater Philipstown area are being victimized by a telephone scam.   The Sheriff’s Department reported receiving a number of queries in recent days from merchants advising the receipt of telephone calls from an individual More...

Massive Cast of Characters at Halloween Parade  Free Access 

With the autumn leaves still hanging on to the trees, and temperatures somehow reaching the mid-60s, Saturday evening welcomed the annual Halloween Parade in Cold Spring. More...

Elections Officials Taking All Precautions For Ballot Security  Free Access 

Putnam County Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco has assured the public that local voters balloting on Election Day have nothing to worry about as to whether their vote will be tallied properly. More...

Civics and Politics

Town Workshop on Gun Ordinance To Take Comment

The Town of Philipstown will hold a workshop tonight, Nov. 2, on the proposed gun ordinance that mandates guns be locked in a safe or locked device when not in use. It is 7:30 pm at Town Hall. More...

Garrison Fire District Budget Passes

This past Friday, the Garrison Fire District Board of Commissioners voted on and unanimously passed the district budget for the year of 2017. The budget, amounting to $777,907.25, now just has to be filed with the town.  More...

Oliva Questions Maloney on Refugee Resettlement

Congressional candidate Phil Oliva is once again questioning incumbent opponent Sean Patrick Maloney’s representation of New York’s 18th congressional district. More...

Schools

Mapping the Garrison School Forest

On a cool Friday morning, with yellow leaves falling to the ground, children jumped off the school bus in front of the Snake Hill entrance to the Garrison School Forest.   More...

Repairs, Replacements, and Refurbishing at Haldane

Tuesday night’s Haldane Board of Education meeting included a public hearing on using up to $18,000 of repair reserves to replace emergency access windows in the Elementary School. But the board ultimately decided not to take that route. More...

Garrison Will Name Gym After Jim Cannon

The administration of the Garrison Union Free School reviewed test assessments and priorities for the Board of Education at its Wednesday night meeting. The board also approved a resolution naming the gym the James C. 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

‘Styling Nature’ at Winter Hill

Join the Philipstown Garden Club as they present photographer Don Freeman discussing his latest book Styling Nature: A Masterful Approach to Floral Arrangements, at Winter Hill in Garrison on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 2 pm.  More...

Sports

Haldane Girls: Sectional Champs Again!

On Sunday, the Haldane girls’ soccer team triumphed over Solomon Schechter, taking a 3-0 win and a Section Title. It’s the sixth time the Haldane girls are sectional champs, and that their season continues this far into the tourney. More...

Torrential Rain, A First Goal & Soccer Footwork

BOYS’ RECAPS  Arsenal Defeats Red Hook in Rainstorm   More...

Haldane Boys’ Soccer Finishes on Upbeat Note

Haldane boys’ soccer dropped a tough one against competitor North Salem last Saturday.  The boys fought hard until the end, pushing the game into a double overtime, but ultimately leaving the final score 1-0. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ronald Kenneth Hill

Ronald Kenneth Hill of Atlanta, Georgia, and Beacon, New York, died in his home on Oct. 19, 2016. He was 85 years old.  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.  FOR SALE Cast iron wood stove$75. Kelty child carrier $50. Troybuilt lawn mower $75 Like new! 845-240- 0830   More...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557  P/T HANDYMAN TO HELP around house and outside to help older couple with home chores. Cold Spring/Garrison area for a few hours per week. More...

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