November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors Hear Plans for New Center at Butterfield  Free Access 

Butterfield

About two dozen seniors gathered at the current Friendship Center on Tuesday’s rainy morning to listen to a presentation on the new Philipstown Senior Center, and to provide their input. More...

Undersheriff Peter Convery Dies Suddenly

A legend in the Putnam law enforcement community died suddenly Tuesday.  Undersheriff Peter Convery was 65 years old.  Convery suffered a massive coronary at his home and despite efforts by his wife, a registered nurse, EMS providers from M More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Thanksgiving Prep, Tomatillos (and Smokey Roasted Tomatillo Salsa)

Gardening GUSTO

For our family, an important part of Thanksgiving preparation is simply being together and having fun creating a feast. That right there is more than many people have, a sobering fact that sets our gratitude attitude on the right track. More...

‘Pride and Prejudice’ Hits Haldane Stage

Haldane Drama will be presenting the play Pride and Prejudice, adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Jane Austen, on December 2&3 at the Haldane School auditorium, 15 Craigside Drive. Performances are at 7 pm.   More...

Live Music Calendar

Wednesday 11/16  Tony DePaolo at Quinn’s, Beacon  Friday 11/18  8:30pm-Sloan Wainwright at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon  Saturday 11/19  8-10:30pm Clifton Anderson Quartet at BeanRunner Cafe, Peekskill  Monday 11/21 &n More...

Religious News

Synagogue Members Meet with Veterans

Philipstown Reform Synagogue honored our community's veterans Friday evening, Nov. 11, at their Shabbat services and dinner. More...

Harvest Sale at St. Philip’s

It’s Harvest Sale time!  The Friends of St. Philip's Church will be holding the Annual Harvest Sale from 9am-12pm on Saturday, November 19th, at the Parish House on Rt. 9D. 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...

Sports

Haldane Football Earns Berth In State Semifinals

KINGSTON – The Haldane High School football team is playing its best ball late in the season. Just as it should be. More...

Haldane Apologizes For Nothing – And It Shouldn’t Have To

If you read social media or follow online messages boards … well, you probably shouldn’t. You’ll only become more and more frustrated. For me, it’s an occupational hazard. More...

New Beginning For Putnam Valley Boys’ Basketball

Putnam Valley will have a very different look this season after going 21-3 last year – the most wins in school history – with a league championship and a berth in the Section 1, Class A finals.  But five senior starters from that tea More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Conchita Hayes

Conchita Hayes, who was born in Boston on June 17, 1935, passed away October 1, 2016. She is survived by her son Charlie, and preceded in death by her daughter Elizabeth. More...

Breaking News - 11/21/2016 8:10 AM

High winds to continue Monday  Free Access 

Outages reported Sunday

Strong  wind gusts knocking down tree limbs onto utility wires have resulted in a number of power outages throughout the region Sunday; high winds continue Monday More...

Troopers investigate serious personal injury crash at county line

State Police are continuing to investigate a personal injury crash on Route 9 at the Putnam-Dutchess border that sent a Philipstown teen to the hospital with serious injuries. Troop K Public Information Officer Trooper Melissa McMorris detailed More...

Philipstown Honors Veterans

Residents of Philipstown and Putnam County gathered under blue skies this past Friday to pay homage to our veterans, alive and fallen. More...

Public Airs Opposition at Fjord Trail Meeting

Fjord Trail

The Fjord Trail project has been one of extensive planning over the last few years to connect Cold Spring to Beacon via a singular trail, merging in places with the existing Fjord trail in Beacon. More...

Civics and Politics

Public discussion at full legislature meetings to remain as is

A move by Legislator Dini LoBue to change county policy, allowing for public discussion at full meetings of the Putnam Legislature, fell on deaf ears Monday evening at a meeting of the legislature's Rules Committee.  More...

$10.5 Million Budget Hearing Closed

Once the Garrison Fire Company became a District almost a year ago, Philipstown’s Town Board relinquished both responsibility and control over the district’s budget. More...

Restoration of Loretto Coming

Historic District Review Board

Kevin Duffy, of Sullivan Engineering, appeared before the Historic District Review Board representing the parish of Our Lady of Loretto: The Catholic Church on Fair street is undergoing a restoration project that, while not massive, is extensive. More...

Schools

Garrison School Celebrates With Our Veterans

Garrison School students of every grade honored our local veterans on Nov. 10th. Each student created handmade white flags, decorated with messages of love and thanks, and placed them outside of the school. More...

Community

Flamingos Flock Village in Fundraiser

It happens without warning: during the night, they come in great numbers. By morning, they’ve taken over, their bright pink bodies reflecting the autumn sunlight. Proudly, they display the message, “You’ve been flocked!”  More...

Past Honored, Future Bright at History Museum

Years Gone By

Peacefully tucked away on Chestnut Street in Cold Spring, the adorable brick building that houses the Putnam History Museum has served our community as a wealth of knowledge for decades. More...

Donations Sought for Food Pantry

The Philipstown Food pantry is asking for donations of $20 to purchase extra turkeys and foods for the holidays. Foodtown points and cards are welcome and can be left at the Foodtown office. More...

Attractions

Holiday Concert at The Chapel Restoration

Composer and classical guitar virtuoso Terry Champlin returns to the Chapel Restoration on December 4, at 3 p.m., bringing with him the impassioned violinist Sabina Torosjan. More...

Small Business Saturday at Desmond-Fish Library

Once again, the program room at the Desmond-Fish Library will be transformed into a shopper’s paradise. The Grand opening of the 24th annual Holiday Boutique is on Small Business Saturday, Nov 26th, at 10 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

To Concerned Taxpayers of Putnam Valley

I am grateful for all of the concerned taxpayers of Putnam Valley for getting the word out and educating the community in regards to the library issue called Proposition 1.  More...

A Prayer For America

The election is over. It is now time for us to do our part to help move this country forward.   The very first thing, regardless of your faith, we must turn our eyes towards our God creator. More...

Electoral College & Popular Vote

To the Editor,  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...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557   More...

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