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Ridership Hits Record High on Metro-North RR

Metro-North

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Monday that MetroNorth Railroad is seeing record ridership numbers, as is the Long Island Rail Road. More...

Philipstown’s Highway Super Remarks on Accident

The day after Christmas didn’t have the best of gifts for Philipstown’s Highway Superintendent Carl Frisenda. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Above Deck Entertainment Brings The Broadway Stage to the Sea

With the gloomy gray skies and slushy mess surrounding us in the heart of winter, now is the perfect time to dream of a tropical getaway at sea. More...

My Favorite Seed Catalogs (and Fast and Easy Cheese Puffs)

Gardening GUSTO

Two weeks ago, I mentioned that I was taking My Boss to a Cuban Cooking Class at the hospital. We had a nice time catching up away from the Paragraph Factory and enjoyed a big plate of rice and beans with a side of plantains. More...

Art Showcase at Silver Spoon

The Silver Spoon Restaurant in Cold Spring was bustling with activity on Saturday night, as the restaurant transformed into a gallery featuring the work of two Hudson Valley artists. More...

Community

Speed Increase In Cold Spring?

The Village of Cold Spring is considering changing its speed limit, shown here by the 15 mph sign, to what Deputy Mayor Marie Early said is a state-required 30 mph. More...

Putnam Unemployment Remains Lowest in Hudson Valley

Once again Putnam County finds itself with the lowest rate of unemployment in the Hudson Valley.  More...

Putnam Valley's Granite Mountain Protected

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust reports it has acquired three land parcels to permanently conserve more than 350 acres on Granite Mountain in Putnam Valley.  More...

Sports

Putnam Valley Has Big Week On The Mat

BEACON – Putnam Valley High School had a busy – and big – week on the wrestling mats.  Let’s start with the annual Beacon Bulldog Invitational, where Finbar Cronin (113 pounds) advanced into the second round of the consol More...

CYO Has Large Slate of Games Over Weekend

In Catholic Youth Organization basketball action, the young people played a raft of games, to mixed results. The fifth grade girls beat Sacred Heart (Patterson) 27-9. Leading scorers were Finola Kiter (8 points) and Ruby Poses (7 points). More...

Splitsville!

Putnam Valley boys beat Haldane; Blue Devil girls beat Tigers

COLD SPRING – Just call it a split.  Rivals Haldane and Putnam Valley high schools squared off on the basketball court last week for boys’ and girls’ games, with each school winning.  In the boys’ game, Darnell Shill More...

Letters to the Editor

On The Women’s March

To the Editor: On Saturday, I had the privilege of attending the Woman’s March in Washington, DC, with 55 women and men from Garrison. Another group of 55 attended from Cold Spring. More...

Women’s March a Positive Experience

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...

Pets

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

Breaking News - 1/31/2017 12:24 PM

Molloy charged with $10 theft of newspapers  Free Access 

Allegedly purloined copies of New York Times

The chairman of the Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, Barney Molloy, is facing larceny charges for allegedly stealing copies of the New York Times from bundles outside the Cupoccino More...

Breaking News - 1/29/2017 5:40 PM

President Trump’s refugee Executive Order gets mixed reaction

President Trump’s executive order related to refugees from Islamic parts of the world is getting mixed reaction around the Hudson Valley. More...

Putnam Home Sales Best In Years

Putnam County posted the best real estate results since the post-recession recovery in 2016. More...

The Trump Transition

Haldane’s Middle Schoolers watched the Inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday, January 20th. More...

Civics and Politics

Title Dispute Stymies Scenic Hudson Land Buy

Scofield Ridge Is Critical Link Among Breakneck, Mount Beacon & Fishkill Ridge

A land title dispute has led Scenic Hudson to terminate its contract to purchase and protect the largest privately owned forested property in the Hudson Highlands, the environmental group said Tuesday. More...

Garrison Fire Commissioners Sworn In

The newly elected Garrison Fire District Commissioners were sworn in by Town Clerk Tina Merando at the District's Organizational Meeting at Garrison Station 2 earlier this month. More...

Cuomo’s State of Our State

from the County chamber

Our Governor has chosen an unusual delivery for his 2017 “State of the State” message, visiting multiple sites as opposed to the customary presentation in front of a joint session of the Legislature and invited guests. More...

Schools

Budget Process Begins at Garrison School

Garrison School Board

Even though it is just under three weeks into 2017, the Garrison Union Free School has already begun the process of putting together a budget for the 2017- 2018 school year.  More...

Haldane School Foundation Announces Enrichment Grants for Various Programs

Haldane School Foundation

The Haldane School Foundation on Monday announced more than $35,000 in Enrichment Grants that will fund innovative new projects including a student-led, outdoor collaborative classroom and a high school-focused, Digital Fine Arts Initiative. 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

New ‘Birds On The Wing’ Exhibit at Nature Museum

On Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29, from 12-4pm the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum invites everyone to the grand opening of: “Birds On The Wing” a brand-new interactive exhibit at the Museum’s Wildlife Education Center, More...

Cabin Fever February Events at Garrison Art Center

February is knocking on our door along with some cold weather! Escape the winter doldrums and warm up with our Cabin Fever Workshop series happening every Saturday in February. More...

Essential Oils 101 Workshop

The Desmond-Fish Library will host a one-hour workshop titled Essential Oils 101 to be held Wednesday, January 25th, at 1:30 pm More...

Commentary

A Ritual, This Transition of Power  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

My goodness, I think some people will give themselves heart attacks. The level of angst and discontent seems high, unusually so, as a new president takes over. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Alex J. Dengler

Alex J. Dengler passed away peacefully at home on January 19, 2017. More...

Josephine (Josie) M. Merante

Josephine (Josie) M. Merante, a lifelong resident of Beacon and Cold Spring, died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 21, 2017, at Hudson Valley Hospital Center.   More...

Natale J. Spada

John Spada, 74, of Garrison, New York, husband of Marguerite Spada, passed away on January 24, 2017.  Born in Mt. Vernon New York on February 18,1942, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Paterno) Spada.  More...

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