April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Fire A Recipe For Disaster

A late night fire Sunday on Pepper Grass Lane in Garrison sent firefighters from Garrison and Cold Spring to a wood-frame home where conditions were ripe for disaster.  More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Spring Planting? (and Luscious Last Year Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

We’re experiencing starts and stops weather-wise, but old timers say that when you hear the peepers three different times, spring is here to stay. More...

Violin, Viola, and Piano at Chapel Restoration

London born sisters Helena Baillie, violin and viola, and Martina Baillie, piano, will perform at The Chapel Restoration, Sunday, April 23, at 4 p.m. More...

Garrison Art Center Summer Programs

Register your child or yourself today in one of our highly acclaimed summer art programs. From tots to adults, our exceptional curriculum brings art education to all ages. More...

Community

A Bit of Greece Right On Main

Calling all Greeks, Greek enthusiasts, or lovers of beautiful jewelry, tasty foods, pocketbooks, or even bowties – Meraki is the place to go in this fine weather we’re having. More...

Outrun Autism to Benefit PARC Preschool

In what has become a newfound tradition for Haldane, the third annual Outrun Autism 5K is set for Saturday, April 22. More...

Man Charged with Stealing Trump Sign at State Park

A Carmel man faces charges of felony criminal mischief and larceny for allegedly vandalizing and stealing the entrance sign to the Donald Trump State Park along the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley.  Ronald Atzmon, 32, was arrested Friday More...

Sports

Small Ball Lifts Haldane Softball Over Beacon

COLD SPRING – Hannah Monteleone’s hustle was the difference Monday as the Haldane High School softball team beat Beacon, 5-4, in a nine-inning nonleague game.  More...

PV Softball Knocks Off Carmel

CARMEL – Pitcher Emily McKenna went the distance pitching a complete-game shutout on Saturday, as the Putnam Valley High School softball team beat Carmel, 5-0, in a non-league game.  Mckenna gave up just three hits, walked only one, and st More...

Putnam Valley Girls’ LAX Falls To North Rockland

PUTNAM VALLEY – Playing up in class against North Rockland High School, the Putnam Valley girls’ lacrosse team dropped a 15-5 decision to the Raiders.  Kaitlin Cohen had two goals and an assist for the Tigers. More...

Perspectives

Intolerance at Sanctuary Meeting

The Philipstown Board met on April 6th to vote on establishing our town as a sanctuary town. More...

‘Hall of Fame’ & Recognition at Haldane

Although creation of an Athletic Hall of Fame at Haldane is a great way of recognizing our outstanding athletic alumni, coaches and teams, the public may not be aware that embedded in this proposal is the elimination of any and all recognition on the More...

Births

Don Smith’s Clan Grows

The county’s chief lawman, Sheriff Don Smith, became a grandpa again last week when his daughter, Cherilynne Marsalis, delivered Eleanor Jane Karen at 11:55 pm on April 5. More...

Town Board Approves Equal Protection Resolution After Hours of Comment  Free Access 

Philipstown Town Board

In anticipation of a large expected crowd at their Thursday night meeting, the Town Board relocated from Town Hall to the Haldane auditorium. The expectations proved true, with few seats in the auditorium empty at the height of the meeting. More...

Gorgeous Weather for 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Cold Spring

The sun shone on a beautiful Saturday morning as over 90 excited children were ready to hunt – hunt for Easter Eggs, that is! More...

Civics and Politics

Garrison Adopts Budget, Talks Tests

After returning from an executive session which opened their Wednesday night meeting, the Garrison School Board listened to a presentation of the 2017-18 school year budget.  More...

Chamber Awards Dinner Is the 19th  Free Access 

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is gathering for its annual awards dinner next week, April 19, at 6 pm at Chalet on the Hudson. Tickets can be purchased at http:// explorecoldspringny.com/. More...

Swearing-In Ceremony Set for Monday

There will a swearing-in ceremony for new Mayor Bill O'Neill and Trustee Alan Potts on Monday, April 17th, at 6:30 pm at the Nelsonville courthouse. More...

Schools

Class Hits Court for Fourth Graders

Last week, Haldane fourth graders took the classroom to the courthouse, as they prepare to host their own mock trials in the coming weeks. More...

Reflecting On New Orleans Class Trip

Haldane’s Senior Class Trip to New Orleans was a humbling and unforgettable experience. More...

State Aid Increases For Putnam’s Six School Districts

Putnam Schools

The numbers are in and while each of Putnam’s six school districts is slated to receive more state aid for the 2017-18, school year officials say the numbers are somewhat deceiving due to Foundation Aid allowances. 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

History Museum Holds Annual Meet

During its annual meeting March 25, supporters of the Putnam History Museum heard Dr. Larry Maxwell lecture on Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Ridgefield – in costume. He spoke before an audience of about 50 people at the session.  More...

Boscobel Sets Lectures on Design

Boscobel House and Gardens is delighted to announce the first speakers in its series of 2017 Design Lectures, each an expert in their field, each a dynamic and engaging presenter. More...

Spring Into Earth Day at Manitoga

Manitoga marks Earth Day with a Landscape Workday on April 22. All are welcome! Welcome spring, celebrate Earth Day and the change of season during Manitoga's landscape workday, Gardens with a Purpose, on Saturday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm. More...

Commentary

Big Little Lies at Haldane?  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

The strategy of dumping bad news into the maw of the weekend is so time-honored, even Haldane does it. On Friday, March 31, the letter from Haldane’s superintendent, Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Praise for Philipstown

Dear Editor,  I'd like to thank the Phillipstown Town Board for their hard work and New York chutzpah in passing the "Sanctuary Town" resolution. More...

Dangerous Intersection Noted

To the Editor, More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

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PETS

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REAL ESTATE

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