January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Children Learn and Live Dr. King’s Love

On Monday, children were home from school, but that did not stop them from learning the teachings of the civil rights hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Paul Boscia Named As Undersheriff

A career member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department – who retired only three weeks ago – will soon be back on the job but this time as Undersheriff.  More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Ceramic Artist Presents Work at Garrison Art Center

The Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center proudly present the meditative works of ceramic artist Tim Rowan. Select wood-fired clay vessels, boxes and sculptures quietly inhabit the Balter Gallery in homage of ceramic-making traditions. More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday 1/19 7pm-Dance Jam in rear Performance Room, Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Friday 1/20 8-10:30pm-3rd Friday Reggae! More...

Author Zadie Smith to Read from Works

Acclaimed author Zadie Smith will deliver the annual Alex Krieger ’95 Memorial Lecture at Vassar College. 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...

Jazz Vespers to Honor MLK

On Saturday, January 21, at 5:30 PM the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy Street in Cold Spring, will offer a Jazz Vespers Service honoring the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Celebrates Festival of Trees

Philipstown Reform Synagogue will be celebrating the holiday of Tu BiSh’vat on Saturday, February 4th, in the parish hall of St. Mary’s Church on the corner of 9D and 301 beginning at 2:30 pm. More...

Commentary

Listen to History. Just Listen  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

One of my favorite things about the MLK holiday is that his speeches become prominent again, at least for a time, before receding for another year. Here’s a thought: Don’t listen just to the excerpts. Listen to the whole speech. More...

Letters to the Editor

On Congress and Poverty and Aid

Dear Editor: Thank you for last week’s article on the meeting at the Desmond-Fish Library where Congressman Maloney addressed a standing-room-only crowd. More...

On Sprinklers at the Sr. Center

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 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...

For Sale

ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555   More...

Breaking News - 1/24/2017 10:50 AM

Goat Trail Closed Briefly Due to Flooding, 84 WB Due to Accident  Free Access 

School and cancellation roundup

Motorists heading toward the Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon Bridge along westbound I-84 are experiencing delays this morning as the result of a rollover tractor trailer crash that has closed the interstate westbound from Exit 11 to Exit 12. More...

Breaking News - 1/20/2017 5:40 PM

Reaction mixed to Trump inauguration  Free Access 

Hours after Donald Trump took his oath of office becoming the 45th President of the United States, reaction in and around Putnam County was mixed regarding the President’s address.Former Gov. More...

A ‘Labor of Love’ for Shawn Keeler

Putnam Valley

Shawn Keeler, after years of voluntarily serving the Putnam Valley Fire Department, including as fire chief, is giving up the post to spend more time with family.  All told, he has spent nine years as one of the Putnam Valley Fire Department&rsq More...

Grigoroff Motion To Dismiss Murder Conviction Filed

The attorney for Anthony Grigoroff, the man convicted of murdering John Marcinak outside his Garrison garage following a botched robbery on New Year’s Eve Day 2008, and who remains incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility, filed a motio More...

Civics and Politics

Three Public Hearings and the Equestrian Center  Free Access 

Board Chair Anthony Merante welcomed everyone to the first meeting of the new year for the Philipstown Planning Board. More...

Public Hearing for Vehicle and Traffic Code Changes

The Cold Spring Board of Trustees scheduled a public hearing on Tuesday, January 24, at Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York beginning at 7:00 p.m. More...

Legislature Committee Assignments Established

Committee assignments for the Putnam Legislature were announced Friday by the nine-member governing body’s chairwoman Ginny Nacerino.  More...

Schools

Haldane Board Talks Surveys & Budget

Haldane School Board

‘Twas the first meeting of the new year for Haldane’s Board of Education, and it was one chock full of stats, numbers, projections – in a phrase, the Board got down to business. More...

High achievers

Dean’s List   The following students have been named to the dean's list at the University of Vermont.  To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their c More...

Community

Talk of our Town

One of the best initiatives Haldane has undertaken – its students have undertaken – is the senior trip to New Orleans. More...

Houlihan Lawrence to Join with Firm Tied to Warren Buffett  Free Access 

In an acquisition that expands HomeServices of America’s luxury portfolio, the Berkshire Hathaway affiliate on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Houlihan Lawrence, which has an office in Cold Spring and is one of the leading real estate firm More...

25 Firefighters Join The Ranks

Putnam's proud tradition of volunteerism in the emergency services field is clearly thriving, following the graduation of 25 young firefighters.   More...

Sports

Results Mixed for CYO Basketball

In Catholic Youth Organization youth basketball play, local teams had some strong showings. The 5th grade girls beat St. John and Mary (Katonah), 20-18. More...

Haldane Girls Stay Hot With Two More Victories

COLD SPRING – Another week, another sweep for the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team.  Marissa Lisikatos had 10 points and Allison Chiera added eight, as the Blue Devils knocked off Pleasantville, 44-29.  More...

Putnam Valley Field Hockey, Haldane Girls’ Cross Country Honored

LATHAM – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced its fall 2016 Scholar-Athlete teams. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elaine Mary (Helen) Sylvester Percacciolo

08/30/1923 – 01/11/2017

Elaine Mary (Helen) Sylvester Percacciolo passed away peacefully at New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Center after a brief illness, with her loving family by her side.  More...

Eloise (Skipp er) Baxter

Eloise (Skipper) Baxter of Garrison passed away peacefully on January 12, 2017, at Hudson Valley Hospital. She was 90.  She was born on October 30, 1926, in Trillby, Florida to the late Elnora Rosier and Troy C. More...

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