April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Boat Club Starts Work on Docks After Winter

The sun was shining Sunday morning as members of the Cold Spring Boat Club got to work putting the docks back in the water. After the winter season, members were excited to move ahead, preparatory to getting their boats back in the river. More...

Gross Hailed As Advocate for Children

Longtime Teacher, Writer Receives ‘Champion for Children’ Award

Eric Gross, a longtime speech therapist in the Carmel schools and now the senior writer for the Courier and News & Recorder newspapers, was hailed Monday with the first Champion for Children award from the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County.& More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Shared Holy Days (and Southern Episcopalian Matzo Ball Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

In the Christian calendar, Holy Week is April 9th - 15th, 2017. In the Jewish calendar, Passover is April 11th – 18th, 2017. More...

Children’s Author, Illustrator to Speak

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center is happy to present children’s book author and illustrator Pat Schories on Sunday, April 9th, at 2 pm in a special program for young readers and their families.   More...

World Class Jazz at Main Street Music in Beacon

The John Stowell and Rob Scheps duo will perform at Jake’s Main Street Music in Beacon for a music clinic and performance on Saturday, April 8. They will be joined by special guest trombonist Dale Kirkland for the concert.   More...

Community

Whither Daryl’s House? Will Pawling Actions Lead to Demise of Club?

Daryl’s House

A legal case involving Daryl’s House, the iconic music venue in Pawling that has an outsized reputation far beyond its borders, is generating attention throughout the music scene. More...

Hundreds On Hand For Benefit Wine And Chocolate Festival

Hundreds of chocolate lovers, wine enthusiasts and supporters of PARC enjoyed each others company and a variety of wines, nibbles and chocolates last weekend at the 4th annual Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival.  More...

Speeding Vehicle Leads to Drug Bust in Cold Spring

A Brooklyn woman is held at the Putnam Correctional Facility after her speeding car was stopped by Cold Spring Police. More...

Attractions

White Elephant Sale Brings Crowds

A little gloomy weather can never stand in the way of a good bargain hunter. Shoppers were lined up at the door early Saturday morning, and that’s no April Fools’! Although the doors to St. More...

Encore Lombardi Lecture at Museum Saturday  Free Access 

Join the Putnam History Museum for an encore presentation by world-renowned architect, Joseph Pell Lombardi. Joe's first lecture was such a success, we decided to add another lecture date to give others a chance to see it. More...

Goin’ Fishin’ on May 7

It must be spring if the annual Nelsonville Fish & Fur Club Kids Fishing Derby is coming up, for kids 15 and under. So dust off the fishing poles, and get ready to catch the biggest (or smallest) fish of the day. Enjoy a free hot dog, too!  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...

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...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com   More...

Breaking News - 4/7/2017 12:58 PM

Village Sewer Cleaning and Inspections  Free Access 

The Village Sewer Department has announced More...

‘Drugs Know No Boundaries’ Topic of Opioid Forum at Garrison School  Free Access 

Four years, and the toll of overdoses across Putnam County is 52 dead. More...

Peggy Pataki, Mother Of Former Governor, Dies At 101

Margaret “Peggy’ Pataki, mother of former Governor George Pataki, passed away Monday at the Patakis’ home in Garrison at the age of 101.  The former governor thanked family, friends and colleagues for their “thoughts and More...

Civics and Politics

Sales Tax Revenue Dips Slightly

Cash registers throughout Putnam continue to ring up good sales meaning positive news for local business in addition to added revenue for county coffers. More...

Putnam Women’s Republican Club Receives State Charter

Responding to a request from the leadership of the NYS Federation of Republican Women, Putnam’s GOP Chairman Anthony Scannapieco last fall established the Putnam County Republican Women’s Club. More...

Meetings this Week

Wed April 5  6pm-Putnam Valley special meeting  7:00pm-Garrison School Board of Education Meeting in Library  7pm-Cold Spring Code Update Committee at Village Hall  7:30pm-Philipstown Pre-Board in Town Hall  Thurs April 6 &nb More...

Schools

Musical Chairs At Haldane; Principal Resigns, Suddenly  Free Access 

Not even here a year, High School Principal Peter Carucci is resigning, effective immediately for all intents and purposes. His official resignation is June 30, but he is not currently working at the school. More...

Haldane Students Embark on Class Trips

Last week was a busy and memorable week for Haldane High School students, as they ventured out far beyond their accustomed grounds on their class field trips.   More...

Religious News

St. Philip’s Choir to Perform on Good Friday

Brahms’ monumental choral work, best known as “A German Requiem,” will be performed Good Friday evening, April 14, in the sanctuary of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Garrison. More...

St. Mary’s Sets Holy Week Schedule

The Episcopal Church of St. 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

Carmel Boys Beat PV Lacrosse

CARMEL – The Carmel High School boys’ lacrosse team put on a defensive clinic on Saturday afternoon, holding Putnam Valley to just one goal in the second half in a 7-5 victory over the Tigers in a non-league matchup.  More...

Two Losses But Strong Soccer for PSC

Chargers Kick-off Against Terminators  More...

Putnam Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Excited

With the Putnam Valley High School boys’ lacrosse season set to open Tuesday night (April 4) in league play, weather permitting, changes are afoot for the program. More...

Commentary

The Right to Vote  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

The three winning candidates on the Village Board in Cold Spring were sworn in Monday night. It is an event that is simultaneously routine – it happens after every election, right? – and steeped in symbolism. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thomasina M. Virgadamo

Thomasina M. Virgadamo, of Beacon, died on Friday, March 31, 2017, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. She was 85.  She was born in the Bronx on March 6, 1932, daughter of the late Thomas DeSalvo.   More...

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