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Alarm in Garrison as Trump Foes Strategize, Organize  Free Access 

Local Politics

With Inauguration Day fast-approaching, concerned local residents united at the DesmondFish Library on Sunday afternoon for a special town hall meeting, organized by Garrison resident Eric Stark. More...

Anthony Grigoroff Motions To Be Submitted Thursday

Putnam County

Anthony Grigoroff, the man convicted of slaying John Marcinak outside his Garrison garage following a botched robbery on New Year’s Eve Day 2008, and who remains incarcerated in the maximum security Sullivan Correctional Facility in upstate New More...

NYPD Van Overturns on Taconic

A New York City Corrections Department van overturned on the Taconic State Parkway near Pudding Street in Putnam Valley early Monday, necessitating an emergency response from the Putnam Valley Fire Department and New York State Police.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Live Music Calendar

Thursday 1/12 7:30pm Tony DePaolo Trio *Free Show!* at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Friday 1/13 7-10pm Tenbrooks Molly at The Redline Roadhouse, Cortlandt Manor 8-10:30pm Bluegrass! More...

Film Society Announces Showings

The Cold Spring Film Society is pleased to announce its 2017 Winter Film Series, BANNED & CENSORED, which will screen in the Cold Spring at the Old VFW Hall, 34 Kemble Ave, from Jan. 14 thru March 11.   More...

British Invasion Lands in Cold Spring

Lost Band Photos Revealed

The Beatles are widely regarded as the most influential band in rock music, and their cultural impact was perhaps even greater so. More...

Community

Picture-Perfect Sunrise

So far this year, we’ve already been graced with several breathtakingly beautiful sunrises, full of picturesque pastel skies, contrasting smoothly with the white snow. More...

Talk of our Town

Sunday and Monday, surely, were cold enough even for the arctic-minded among us. More...

MLK Day Celebration Set at Desmond-Fish Library  Free Access 

The Desmond-Fish Library presents their 21st annual Martin Luther King Day celebrations with a potluck and speaker program on the topic of Mass Incarceration in the Hudson Valley on Sunday, January 15, at 6 pm and a Family Celebration with stories an More...

Attractions

Annual Philipstown Winter Carnival Set for Feb. 11

For the past three years, the Philipstown Winter Carnival has served as a great way for friends and neighbors of all ages to share a day of outdoor fun during the height of winter. More...

Bird Club Sets Meeting; Cuba, Birds, Cigars?

The Waterman Bird Club's monthly meeting will be held Monday, January 23, at 7:30PM. More...

Yoga Classes Set; Rock Your Yoga!

A number of yoga classes are on tap at SkyBaby Yoga for January and February. More...

Commentary

Closing Indian Point Might Be the Easy Part  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

Sometimes, it’s most instructive to watch what happens when people get what they want. We are now at such a point with Gov. More...

Letters to the Editor

On Maloney and the Year Ahead

To the Editor: What a magnet! Sean Patrick Maloney, our Representative in Washington, held a Town Hall meeting Sunday. 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...

Situation Wanted

EXPERIENCED PERSONAL Assistant and Grounds Keeper position wanted. Loyal and dependable local resident looking for a position as personal assistant and or property manager. Willing to commute. Call (845) 608-1228 for an appointment   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...

Breaking News - 1/14/2017 9:55 PM

Snow squalls ice roads, resulting in dozens of mishaps  Free Access 

Snow accumulations were small across Putnam late Saturday afternoon and early evening but the precipitation falling on icy cold road surf More...

O’Keefe case adjourned by Philipstown magistrate until March

The case against a retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel town councilman and previous member of the Mahopac Board of Education is nearing completion, according to District Attorney Robert Tendy. More...

Indian Point Facility to Close

Governor Announces Shutdown in State of the State Address Unit 2 to Close by April 2020, Unit 3 to Cease by April 2021

In a move that had been building for years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that the Indian Point nuclear plants operated by Entergy would shut down, with Unit 2 ceasing by April 2020 and Unit 3 stopping a year later. More...

Sprinklers Yes or Sprinklers No? Senior Center Sparks Debate

Town of Philips town

Perhaps the biggest question at the first meeting of 2017 for Philipstown’s Town Board was the idea of a sprinkler system in the Butterfield Senior Center-to-be. More...

Civics and Politics

Firehouse Roof in Bad Shape; New AC Units Also Needed

The Village Board learned Tuesday evening from firefighters and Trustee Steve Voloto, the Fire Company liaison, that the firehouse roof is in dire need of repair. More...

Meetings this Week

Wednesday January 11  1pm-Cold Spring Justice Court at Village Hall  5:30pm-Nelsonville Justice Court at Village Hall/Courthouse  7:00pm-Cold Spring Recreation Committee at Village Hall  8:00pm-Cold Spring Historic District Review More...

In and Out in Under Ten at Town ZBA

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Garcia family of Mountain Drive in Garrison appeared before the Philipstown ZBA Monday night for a brief review of their application. More...

Schools

Putnam Valley’s Tess Rhian Represents School at Music Association Conference

The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) held their annual Winter Conference at the end of November in Rochester, and Putnam County was represented. More...

Computer Learning Center for Seniors

The Putnam County Computer Learning Center for seniors holds registration the first Thursday of every month at the William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac, and at the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley. More...

High achievers

Dean’s List   More than 1,200 students were named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List at Hudson Valley Community College.  Local students included:  Julien Banner of Garrison, who is studying in the Nursing academic program.   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...

New Ministry to Bridge Gap Between Young and Old Congregations

43:19 is an exciting, new ministry being launched in Cold Spring, on the banks of the Hudson River. The name 43:19 references Isaiah 43:19 which reads, "I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? More...

Emmanuel House Assists Women and Families In Crisis

Located in a small office off Fair Street in the county seat sits an agency whose mission is to assist women and families in crisis. More...

Sports

Haldane Boys Beat Clark Academy Behind Fitzgerald, 57-48 at Home

COLD SPRING – Blaine Fitzgerald had a double-double on Wednesday and the Haldane High School boys’ basketball team briefly climbed over the .500 mark with a 57-48 non-league win over Clark Academy. More...

Blue Devil Girls Edge Beacon

COLD SPRING – Doesn’t get much closer than this. Allison Chiera had 13 points on Thursday, and the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team edged Beacon, 32-31, in a non-league game. More...

Putnam Valley Boys Split A Pair

PAWLING – The Putnam Valley High School boys’ basketball team came within a basket of sweeping its two games last week.  The Tigers opened with a 58-28 road win at Pawling in a non-league game. T.J. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Glenn A. Sayres

Glenn A. Sayres, 55, a lifelong Hudson Valley resident, died suddenly on January 2, 2017.   He was born in Cold Spring on December 25, 1961. In 1980, he graduated from Hendrick Hudson High School (Montrose). He worked as an I.T. More...

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