March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tennessee Man Injured in Flaming Crash on Goat Trail

A Tennessee motorcyclist is lucky to be alive following a flaming crash Saturday afternoon on a section of the Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Continental Village referred to as the Goat Trail.   More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Hudson Valley Terroir (and Southern Style Cassoulet)

Gardening GUSTO

Ash Wednesday is this week. I’m looking forward to Putnam County Lenten Fish Fries, traditionally held on Friday evenings every week until Easter. Anybody have recommendations? Have appetite, will travel. More...

Dionne Warwick to Perform at Paramount

Five-time Grammy Award winner Dionne Warwick will perform at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill on March 5, at 7 p.m. More...

Local Artisan Market

Create Community, a shared work and play space in Nelsonville, will host a Local Artisan Market on March 11th. With over 20 vendors, the market will offer gifts, goods, and nibbles to suit a range of tastes at various price points. More...

Community

Police Give Back to Seniors

The Village of Cold Spring Police Benevolent Association has donated $500 to Philipstown seniors in anticipation of the opening of the new Senior Center at the Butterfield site in the Lahey Pavilion. More...

Metro-North Begins 2017 Positively

Compliance up and complaints down: Good news for Metro-North riders.  The MTA conducted its monthly meeting in Manhattan last week and Metro- North President and fellow Putnam resident, Joseph Giuletti, reported an overall compliance high for th More...

Retired Officer O’Keefe Cops Guilty Plea

Richard O’Keefe, the retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel town councilman and previous member of the Mahopac Board of Education, will be spending the next year of his life at the Putnam Correctional Facility, after pleading guilty Wedne More...

Attractions

Radio Club Meeting March 7

QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s meetings are back to evenings – this March meeting will be held Tuesday evening, March 7 at the East Fishkill Community Library. More...

Films & the FAFSA at Butterfield Library

Several events of note are coming up at Butterfield in March and April, including an explainer on the new form for college financial aid, the FAFSA. See the schedule below: More...

Unique Wind Quintet To Perform At Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle will present an ensemble new to its series, the Imani Winds, Valerie Coleman, flute; Toyin Spellman- Diaz, oboe; Mark Dover, clarinet; Jeff Scott, french horn; and Monica Ellis, bassoon. More...

Commentary

Finding Focus Over a Cup of Coffee  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

There’s nothing to get one centered and focused quite like a Chamber of Commerce meeting or the Rotary Club. And in the past week, I’ve been to one of each. More...

Letters to the Editor

Haggerty Announces Run

To the Editor:  I am announcing my candidacy for Trustee in the Village Board of Cold Spring.  More...

Murphy Deserves Reelection

To the Editor:  I unequivocally support the reelection of Fran Murphy.  More...

Choice for Voters in Cold Spring

To the Editor:  More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

SPRING CLEANUP/ EXPERT GARDENING Lawn maint., landscape design, planting, mulching, complete tree service by cert. arborist. Lic/ins, free est. 845-424-2323 www.create-a-scape.us   More...

Misc

PRIVATE SPANISH CLASSES Offered by Native Spanish Speaker, 30+ years experience. All ages & levels, for work, study, travel. Call Celia Reissig: (914)473-1614. cvasile@mercy.edu   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...

An Era Ends, as Lomino Sells Salon  Free Access 

Robert’s Total Care Salon, next to Foodtown on Route 9D/Chestnut Street, has been a fixture in Cold Spring since April 1971. More...

Residents Speak In Support of Joint Power Buy

Residents told the Cold Spring Village Board on Tuesday night that they want the village to move ahead with taking part in a cooperative effort to buy electrical power, with the aim of lowering its cost and being able to specify its origin, such as f More...

Oscars 2017: We Didn’t See the Movie That Actually Won!

Imagine being a school teacher, and you accidentally call the wrong student up to do a presentation. More...

Civics and Politics

Assemblywoman Galef Says Constituents Are Worried

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is in her 25th year, says she still loves the job, and will host two town meetings this week in Putnam County. More...

Historic Board Reviews Market Street Projects

The Historic District Review Board switched things up Wednesday night when they met at the Butterfield library at 7 PM, instead of their usual meeting space at the Cold Spring Village Hall.  More...

Meetings this Week

Wed March 1  6pm- Put Valley Board Special Mtg  7:30pm-Philipstown Pre- Board at Town Hall  7 pm CS Code Update, Village Hall  Thurs March 2  7:30pm-Philipstown Board at Town Hall  7:30 pm- CS ZBA  Tues March 7 &nbs More...

Schools

Students Design Plans for Taconic Overpass

Putnam Valley Middle School children are being kept extra busy these days in a math-engineering class by creating designs for an overpass that will carry traffic across the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street. More...

Travis McCarty Named As New Principal in PV

Travis McCarty will be leading the Putnam Valley Middle School on July 1 following his appointment by the Putnam Valley School Board.  McCarty, the school’s current assistant principal and a 13 year veteran of the school district, will suc More...

High achievers

Commencements  Ithaca College   Ithaca College congratulates all December 2016 graduates:   More...

Religious News

Ash Wednesday Services Set for Methodists

There will be a combined service on Ash Wednesday at Grace United, Putnam Valley, at 7pm. Also, the pastor plans on offering ashes at the Cold Spring train station in the morning (6:30 to 8:30 am). More...

Buddhist Monastery Presentation at Desmond-Fish Library

On Sunday March 12, at 2 pm, the Desmond-Fish Library is honored to present Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan, Abbot of the Tashi Lhunpo Buddhist monastery in Bylakuppe, India. 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 Girls Win, To Play for Sectional Title

WHITE PLAINS – It took a little bit for the rust to come off, but when it did it came off in a hurry for the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team.  More...

Old Friends on the Fields of Friendly Strife

On Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Syracuse Dome, there was a reunion of old friends and former teammates from Philipstown's Highlander Youth Lacrosse program. More...

Haldane Boys Fall In Sectional Opener

ELMSFORD – The Haldane High School boys’ basketball team was one and done in the Section 1, Class C tournament, but not before a great comeback.  The fifth-seeded Blue Devils erased a 19-point deficit in the second half against No. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Ellen Finger, D.V.M

Faced with the prospect of four years of political turmoil, Dr. Mary Ellen Finger D.V.M., L.M.T, H.H.C., chose to pass into the eternal love of God on Feb. 8, 2017.  More...

Samara Tiffany-Miller

Samara Tiffany-Miller, 24, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died Feb. 15, 2017 at her family home.  Sam was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 22, 1992, the daughter of Tim Miller and Donna Tiffany. More...

Doris May Procidio

Doris May Procidio, 90, a resident of Hastings, passed away on February 23, 2017.  Born and raised in the Bronx on January 6, 1927, Doris was a summer resident of Lake Peekskill, and from 1946-1983 resided in Putnam Valley; later residing in Has More...

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