November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Maloney, Serino, Reitz, Galef and Linson Victorious  Free Access 

Against the backdrop of a huge upset in the race for president, a large turnout at the polls on Election Day in Putnam County saw no major surprises in local contested races. More...

Central Hudson Warns of Payment Scams

Businesses in the greater Philipstown area are being victimized by a telephone scam. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Call for Fall: Planning Your Thanksgiving, Planting Bulbs (and Pickled Grapes)

Gardening GUSTO

Fall is firmly here, featuring cool, crispy days for working up an appetite and the after-outdoors lure of the kitchen. We’re already planning our family Thanksgiving dinner, featuring our traditional farm-fresh Glynwood turkey. More...

All Star Jazz Vespers Show to Feature Favorite Stars

Get ready music lovers! The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown presents An All Star Jazz Vespers on Saturday, Nov. 19, featuring some of the program’s most beloved performers.   More...

Photography Exhibition Showing Now at Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill

Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring is featuring the photography work of Cali Gorevic, who has been exhibited in numerous galleries in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California. She is in private collections nationwide.   More...

Community

Veterans’ Day Observances To Be Celebrated Countywide  Free Access 

Veterans’ Day observances will be celebrated countywide Friday. Ceremonies get underway at 9:30 a.m. at the Veterans Monument on Terry Hill Road in Lake Carmel. At 10:15 a.m., the Mahopac VFW Post 5491 will line up along East Lake Blvd. More...

Bear Mountain Bridge: Gateway to Our Paradise

Years Gone By

It’s a common scenario: while heading east on the Bear Mountain Bridge, drivers have a choice: Route 202 on the right, and Route 9D on the left. More...

Chamber of Commerce’s Future Remains Undetermined

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is facing an uncertain future as the end of the year draws near. More...

Perspectives

Flippant Characterization of Legal Aid, Veterans

It is with great indignation that I write this letter. More...

Letters to the Editor

Disappointment in Philipstown Over Gun Law

To the Editor  More...

On the Town Gun Storage Law

To the Editor:  I would like to take this opportunity to clarify a few legal points regarding the safe storage ordinance recently submitted to the Philipstown Town Board for consideration.  More...

Births

Edwin Douglas Webster

Edwin Douglas Webster was born on October 20, 2016, to parents Elizabeth and Edwin Webster of Garrison. Maternal grandparents are Douglass and Patricia Lang of Buchanan. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Burke Tomann

Margaret Burke Tomann passed away on the morning of November 3rd, 2016, after a brief illness. More...

Breaking News - 11/15/2016 2:05 PM

UNDERSHERIFF PETER CONVERY DIES SUDDENLY  Free Access 

A legend in the Putnam law enforcement community died suddenly Tuesday. Undersheriff Peter Convery was 65 years old. More...

Breaking News - 11/12/2016 9:30 PM

Haldane Football Headed to State Semifinals!  Free Access 

14-6 over Roscoe for triumphant Blue Devils

The Haldane Blue Devils football team beat Roscoe on Saturday afternoon, 14-6, advancing to the state semifinals next Friday.   More...

Veterans Day celebrated across Putnam

Golden sunshine, glorious blue skies and gusty winds served as the backdrop Friday when scores of Putnam residents observed Veterans Day at a number of observances throughout the county.  More...

Packed Town Hall Speaks Out Against Philipstown Gun Storage Mandate  Free Access 

Town of Philipstown

It was standing-room only as Philipstown Supervisor Richard Shea looked over the meeting room and kicked off the workshop on the gun storage ordinance. More...

Rope Rescue Team in the Offing

Putnam County

The Putnam Legislature’s unanimous approval of a $150,000 grant for the creation of the county’s first rope rescue team will allow for training to get underway, a move that comes as rescues of inexperienced hikers have repeatedly taxed fi More...

Civics and Politics

Linson Over Thorpe for Town Justice

Residents of Philipstown have spoken with their votes, and they have chosen Democratic candidate Camille Linson as their new town justice. More...

Indian Brook Road Residents: Signage Isn’t Enough on Parking

Indian Brook residents took the floor at Philipstown’s Town Board meeting to say that improper parking along the road is still a very prominent issue, and that signs haven’t solved it. More...

Zoning Board Closes Public Hearing on Depot Square

Zoning Board of Appeals

Karen Parks returned to Village Hall again Thursday night, this time for a public hearing before the Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals. More...

Schools

What’s ‘Growing On’ at Haldane’s Garden  Free Access 

Did you know there’s a plant that smells exactly like maple syrup (a decorative millet)? Or a flower (Nasturtium), bright red and orange, that has a spicy kick to its taste, and yes, it is edible? More...

Garrison’s Fourth Annual ‘Celebrate the Forest’ Event

The Fourth Annual ‘Celebrate the Forest’ event, sponsored by the Garrison School's Environmental Education Committee, is Saturday, Nov. 12, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at 14 Cutler Lane, Garrison. Principal John Griffiths is the featured speaker More...

Religious News

Reform Synagogue to Honor Veterans  Free Access 

On Friday evening, November 11, at 6 PM, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue will be honoring our community’s veterans. The synagogue has invited veterans to join them for a traditional Sabbath dinner led by Rabbi Helaine Ettinger. More...

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

Putnam History Museum Offers Thanksgiving Service, Dinner

Thanksgiving is a time not just to reflect upon family and personal fortune, but upon history and the events that led to the formation of the country and the towns we live in today.  More...

Sports

Haldane Wins First Sectional Since 2011

On Friday, November 4, the Haldane Blue Devils laced up and took the field, with nothing but a win in their sights. More...

Hawks Hit The Big Field at West Point

On Saturday, The Philipstown Hawks took the field at Michie Stadium to hold practice, after watching Army play their rival Air Force. Though the Black Knights fell 31-12, the Hawks had a blast experiencing the big stage. More...

Haldane Girls’ Soccer Drops to Port Jeff

On Saturday, Nov. 5th, the Lady Blue Devils lost to Port Jefferson in the Regional Championship game, 3-0. The Lady Blue Devils fought until the end, pushing what would eventually be their last game this season. 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...

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...

Real Estate

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

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