March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

$875,000 in State Loans to Benefit Cold Spring

Cold Spring has been granted loans totaling $875,000 to finance costs associated with the planning, design and construction that will result in the rehabilitation and upgrade of the village’s sewer collection system in the Fair and Market Stree More...

Lahey Renovations Reviewed at Historic Board  Free Access 

Butterfield

Butterfield was back at the Historic District Review Board Wednesday night for the start of a new round of workshops. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

A Primer for Planting Peas (and Easy Peasy)

Gardening GUSTO

Friday is St. Patrick’s Day: wear green and plant green! If the snow hasn’t completely buried your garden beds, St. Paddy’s is the best day to plant spring peas. As you have read here, year after year, peas do not like hot weather. More...

Ink Work Exhibit at Riverside Galleries

Garrison Art Center

The Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center will feature a series of ink works on paper by emerging artist Alexandra Eastburn. More...

Jazz All Night Long on Saturday

Saturday evening will be jam-packed with Jazz music in Cold Spring and Beacon. More...

Community

Local Boy Scouts Hailed for Good Deeds & Quick Action in Emergencies

Philipstown Boy Scout Troop 437 had a very special flag to use during their Court of Honor held on Thursday, March 9, at the Garrison Fish and Game Club – the troop had been given an American Flag flown in a recent mission of the 83rd Expeditio More...

Binge Drinking is a Problem in Putnam

Data compiled by the NYS Health Department concerning binge drinking around the Empire State has revealed startling statistics for Putnam County.  According to the report released last week, nearly one-fifth of all adults residing in communities More...

Dear Tourists: Read The Signs at Indian Brook!

You can’t stop everyone from visiting Indian Brook Falls, but you can bet the Town is working to make the parking problem less of an issue for residents. More...

Sports

Chiera Wins Regional Free Throw Contest

Loretto Council #536 sent 3 representatives to the Hudson Valley Knights of Columbus Regional Free Throw Competition held on Saturday, March 12, at Lourdes High School and only one was able to return home with a victory.  More...

Haldane Girls Eliminated From Basketball Playoffs

OLD WESTBURY – Someday soon – not now, not this week, maybe not even this month – the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team will look back on this 2016-17 season with pride.  But that’s not so easy to do in the More...

Spring Has Sprung On New Season

Well, the weather might not look like it or feel like it, but the spring high school sports season has begun with Monday’s official opening day of practice.  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

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329   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...

Shakespeare Festival Shakes Up Formula  Free Access 

For years, the formula for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel had been two Shakespeare plays and one non-Shakespeare play. Like a reliable cocktail, two parts Shakespeare and one part something else. More...

Odell Declares 2017 the Year of the Millennial in Putnam

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has declared 2017 as the Year of the Millennial in Putnam County.   More...

Man Takes Taxi to Bear Mt. Bridge, Leaps to His Death

A 25-year-old Peekskill man asked the driver of a taxicab to stop at mid-span of the Bear Mountain Bridge early Thursday before he opened the cab’s door, ran a short distance and jumped 150 feet to his death.  More...

Conklin Comes Home to Head Visitors Bureau

Bruce Conklin is thrilled to be home.  The former Putnam Valley resident – who for the past decade resided in the Midwest – is back in Putnam County, the recently named as executive director of the Putnam Visitors Bureau.   More...

Civics and Politics

Merandy Seeks Another Term as CS Mayor  Free Access 

Dave Merandy is running for Cold Spring mayor. Describe your background and why you should be elected? More...

Anthoine Seeks Mayoral Slot  Free Access 

Alison Anthoine is running for Cold Spring mayor. Describe your background and why you should be elected. (max 75 words) I’ve loved this village since I moved here 6-1/2 years ago. More...

Haggerty Seeks Cold Spring Trustee Spot  Free Access 

Frank Haggerty is running as a write in for Cold Spring trustee. Describe your background and why you should be elected. More...

Schools

Garrison School Board to Hold Special Meeting on Opioid Crisis  Free Access 

The Board of Education of the Garrison Union Free School District will convene a panel of experts at a special meeting on March 28 to discuss district-level strategies for dealing with the opioid crisis sweeping communities across the country. More...

Budget Presentation at Haldane

Haldane School Board

The Haldane Board of Education meeting last Tuesday night kicked off with a budget presentation. More...

Garrison School Board Analyzes Enrollment

At their March 8 meeting, the Garrison school board heard a detailed analysis of long term enrollment trends for the district and surrounding communities. More...

Religious News

Holy Week and Easter Services at Graymoor

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement have announced their schedule for Holy Week and Easter Masses and prayer services at Graymoor in Garrison. (Please note that Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel was formerly called Pilgrim Hall). 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...

Attractions

A Chilly Day for the Wearing of the Green

Everyone was a “little bit Irish” in Mahopac Sunday for Putnam County’s 41st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. More...

Lombardi Lecture a Hit at Museum

Joseph Lombardi shared the history of the Valhalla Highlands to an audience of over 70 people during a lecture at the Putnam History Museum on Saturday, March 11. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support for Sanctuary City

Dear Editor,  I applaud Eric Stark's proposal to have Phillipstown declared a sanctuary city. As the grandson of immigrants, I have been deeply troubled by the draconian mass deportation laws that are being enforced by the current president. More...

Supporting Schatzle in Village Race

To the Editor,  To the residents of the Village of Cold Spring: As you may know, Margaret “Peggy” Schatzle is a candidate for a trustee position on the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cold Spring.   More...

Murphy Is the Choice

To the Editor,  More...

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