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Special Meeting May 1 for Cold Spring Trustees

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Friday May 1,at Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY beginning at 7:00pm More...

Fadde, Crofoot & Garrison Cafe Honored for Service By Chamber  Free Access 

COLD SPRING CHAMBER

Despite the snow and hail, and all-out bizarre weather Thursday evening, about 70 people came out to the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce awards dinner. Everyone enjoyed the night, small talk, and the apple fritters dessert at Dutchess Manor. More...

Butterfield Slides Into Home  Free Access 

Demolition Approved, Positive Public Hearing

The Historic District Review Board conducted a Public Hearing on the designs of the exterior of the Butterfield development and was met with overwhelmingly positive comments from the public. More...

Scouts Celebrate Arbor Day on Main

VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING

Tree planting Saturday in Cold Spring turned into a community wide event: Mayor David Merandy making his first proclamation at noon on Main Street, and local Scouts then helping out with the dirt and mulch. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Daly Set to Double House Size After Dramatic, Tense Meeting

The Historic District Review Board’s Public Hearing over the Daly house expansion for the family’s Garden Street cottage was one of the most suspenseful and dramatic meetings in recent memory. More...

No Resolution on Boat Club

The board of Trustees met on a beautiful spring evening for a joint meeting with the Planning Board and to pass various budgets. More...

Phillips Brings the Dam Story to the Board

Among the many infrastructure concerns Cold Spring faces, the repair of the dams that help supply village water is now moving to the top of the list. More...

Schools

Haldane’s 5th Graders: 'Pave the Roads!'

The paved versus dirt roads issue has been a hot topic in Philipstown. The ½ mile portion of East Mountain Road South being paved only added more steam. And now, Haldane’s 5th graders decided to weigh in with their thoughts. More...

Sexting Case at Haldane Prompts Caution: Think Before You Click

Haldane School

A recent incident involving a Haldane Middle School 8th grader’s posting inappropriate material via smartphone and the internet has prompted school officials to take proactive steps. More...

Maloney Calls Students to Service Academy Workshop

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) has invited Hudson Valley students to take part in a Service Academy Informational Workshop on Saturday, May 9th, from 11 AM – 2 PM in the auditorium of Newburgh Free Academy, located at 201 Fullerton 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...

Spring Soiree Set By Two Churches

St. Philip’s Church and St. Mary’s Church will be hosting a joint benefit on May 9 from 5 – 7 PM at a private home overlooking the Hudson River. More...

Attractions

Constitution Marsh Audubon Benefit

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary’s Annual Spring Benefit will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. More...

Magical History Tour Hike in Putnam Valley Sunday

A new season of hiking is set to start at Denny Mine and John Allen Pond in Putnam Valley on May 3rd. More...

Dogs Own the Streets at Beacon Barks  Free Access 

“Who Let the Dogs Out” boomed through the speakers on Beacon’s Main Street on Saturday morning. More...

Commentary

'I'm From Albany and I'm Here to Help You.'  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

There's a popular saying that expresses skepticism about New York state government: "I'm from Albany and I'm here to help you." More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ellen Haven

Ellen Haven, 65, of Garrison, New York, died peacefully on April 1, 2015, after a long illness. More...

Daniel R. Wright

Daniel R. Wright, 88, died Monday April 27, 2015, at the New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Brian M. Brady

Brian M. Brady, age 79, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born in London, England, on December 10, 1935, he was the son of the late James A. and Beryl (Collinson) Brady. More...

Breaking News - 5/4/2015 9:36 AM

North Highlands man stabbed in the heart  Free Access 

A North Highlands man underwent emergency heart surgery early Sunday after being stabbed by his neighbor over a dispute relating to noise coming from inside an apartment building More...

Breaking News - 5/1/2015 5:21 PM

Girlfriend charged in kayak case  Free Access 

Police ask for help in looking for body

Police and prosecutors have appealed to the public for help in searching for the body of a missing kayaker – now a presumed murder victim – that could be in the Bannerman Island area. More...

Breaking News - 5/1/2015 4:57 PM

Weissbrod Verdict to Come May 13

It was a volley of testimonies and cross examinations in Court Thursday,  while Richard Weissbrod was on trial for verbal assault before Judge Thomas Costello.Weissbrod allegedly harassed Bridget Villetto and her grandmother Joan Villetto on Ele More...

Giachinta Elected West Point Team Captain  Free Access 

Philipstown is beaming with patriotic pride on word that Cold Spring’s very own native son and U.S. More...

Beals Accuses Tendy of Misconduct

Commissioner of Health Dr Allen Beals has initiated a lawsuit in State Supreme Court alleging that Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy used his position in an “attempt to harass and intimidate” the county’s chief health official by increasing the a More...

Time to Eat the Donuts

At long last, Dunkin’ Donuts on Chestnut Street is slated to open in the next 2 weeks. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Elections

Breaking News - 4/29/2015 11:03 AM

Levy wins Conservative Party nod  Free Access 

Chalk one up for District Attorney Adam Levy. Putnam County Conservatives Tuesday endorsed the Southeast resident for reelection following a unanimous vote of the Conservative Committee. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Spring’s Soundtrack (and Peter Gergely’s Dandelion Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week in the Hudson Valley we had it all. We had balmy, then we had bad. We had pollen, then we had snow. We had sun, then we had sleet. We had short sleeves, then we had ski jackets. This is how we roll around here in April. More...

Focus on Philipstown: Maya Café

Everyone’s favorite Mexican restaurant, Maya Café, is celebrating 10 years of business that first started in Cold Spring at Perks Plaza. More...

That’s Entertainment At Haldane Talent Show  Free Access 

The stage at Haldane High School lit up Friday night as the annual Talent Show, “That’s Entertainment”, drew crowds. More...

Community

Daisy Scouts Visit Cold Spring Pizza

First grade Daisy Troop #2032 recently spent an afternoon at Cold Spring Pizza learning all about what makes a pizza parlor tick! More...

Bamboo: An Invasive Backyard Bully  Free Access 

Yes, It Grows, But, Oh The Woes

No one realized until it was too late: bamboo is a bully. You can’t blame those who planted it back when this fastgrowing plant was promoted as a privacy-making miracle. More...

Garrison Family Safe in Nepal Quake

A Garrison family was in Nepal during Saturday's massive earthquake. The trio, brothers Matt and Tom Faherty and their mother Susan Mac Lean, have since been able to leave Nepal and are said to be headed home. More...

Sports

Haldane Lacrosse Grabs Two More Wins

Only Putnam Valley Slows Down Red-Hot Blue Devils

The Haldane lacrosse team continued to score goals in bushels, this week pouring in 38 tallies in wins over Peekskill and Edgemont. More...

Little League Leader Eddie Barry Made Baseball Survive and Thrive in Philipstown

For fifteen years, Eddie Barry has sparked a passion in Philipstown children to know and love the game of baseball. Behind the smile is a man who is serious about preserving the sport as America’s pastime for generations to come. More...

Philipstown Majors Softball Wins Home Opener

Fueled by abundant hitting, strong fielding and fast base running, the Philipstown Major Softball team beat Fishkill 13-4 in its first home game this season on Saturday. Philipstown trailed 1-0 after the first inning. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tendy: There Was No Retaliation in Assessment Matter

To the Editor: I just watched the video of Putnam Valley’s town board meeting on April 22 wherein Dr. Allen Beals criticized me, my town board, and the Putnam Valley Assessor’s office. I hope that when Dr. More...

Yes to Library Funding

To the Editor: More...

Letters Cutoff

The cutoff for letters to the editor about School Board Elections is May 6, next week, in accordance with our Letters to the Editor policy. This ensures that no late issues are raised without time to respond. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. 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...

For Sale

MOVING ESTATE SALE Balmville. More...

Weekly Poll

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