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Cold Spring Chef Lynn Duffy Makes Food Network  Free Access 

Focus on Philipstown

According to the Food Network, Cold Spring’s own Lynn Duffy is one of America’s nine best chefs in the nation, a fact that her fellow coworkers at the PCNR can attest to. More...

Molloy, Miller, and Voloto File for Cold Spring Spots; Robertson in Nelsonville

Village Elections

The race to fill two seats on the Village Board is officially on as Trustee Michael Bowman and Cathryn Fadde have announced that they will not seek a second term to office, leaving their trustee seats open. More...

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Civics and Politics

Digital Records Could Come To Villages, Town

Trustee Fran Murphy reported that she and Clerk Mary Saari, along with Philipstown Town Clerk Tina Merando and Nelsonville Village Clerk Pauline Minners, are seeking grant financing to digitize records for the municipalities. More...

Medication Drop Box at Town Hall

After something of a proverbial game of hot potato, the medication drop-box is now in Philipstown Town Hall. Finding a home for the box was a lengthy process over where in the Cold Spring area it should be placed. More...

New Home To Get Public Hearing at Historic Board

Armed with material samples, plans, and even a bag o’ bricks, Sarah DeFranco and her team underwent another workshop with the Historic District Review Board. More...

Community

Breaking News - 2/12/2016 9:39 AM

Trooper injured in Lake Carmel crash

A member of the New York State Police was injured Thursday evening in a three vehicle crash on Route 52 in Kent directly in front of Lake Carmel FD headquarters. More...

Whistling Willie’s Places in Hudson Valley Wingfest

At the end of January, Whistling Willie’s American Grill competed in the ninth annual Hudson Valley Wingfest at Motorcyclepedia Museum in Newburgh. Two thousand people and thirty restaurants gathered, vying for a variety of different titles. More...

Village Hall At Heart of Nelsonville

Before it was used as a village hall, the quaint little building on Main Street in Nelsonville once housed the Fish and Fur Club. The club was created by local sportsmen in 1895, forty years after the village of Nelsonville was incorporated in 1855. More...

Sports

Haldane Girls' Basketball Team Grabs Share Of League Title

Missy Lisikatos scored 13 points as Haldane finally pulled away from a pesky North Salem squad to secure a 41-28 win over the Tigers last Thursday. The win took away some of the sting of a 61-38 loss to Putnam Valley earlier the week. More...

Three Blue Devils Commit on National Signing Day  Free Access 

Three of Haldane's most decorated athletes committed to a trio of nearby colleges this past Wednesday on National Signing Day. More...

Perspectives

Lincoln and Churchill: Preparation for Greatness  Free Access 

“If a man will stand up and assert, and repeat and re-assert, that two and two do not make four, I know nothing in the power of argument that can stop him,” declared Abraham Lincoln at Peoria on October 16, 1854. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Shirley Sheeley  Free Access 

Shirley  Sheeley, age 93, a lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Roy Alan Hammond  Free Access 

Roy Alan Hammond, 69, passed away suddenly on February 11, 2016 in the afternoon.  He died in his home doing the work that he loved in his editing studio. Roy was born December 17, 1946 in Fresno California.  He lived his adult life in More...

Thomas C. Chefalo

Thomas C. Chefalo, a Fishkill resident since 1999, formerly of Manitou and Peekskill, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. He was 84. More...

Breaking News - 2/12/2016 8:22 PM

Schumer calls for 'zika czar'  Free Access 

In the wake of Putnam County reporting its first case of Zika virus, upping the number to 16 in New York State and three dozen throughout the United States, Senator Charles Schumer Friday called on President Obama to appoint a “zika-czar” to coordi More...

Breaking News - 2/12/2016 12:40 PM

Serino proposes tax-free feminine hygiene products  Free Access 

Tax-free tampons and other feminine hygiene products may be coming to New York if State Senator Sue Serino has her way.  More...

Tourism Head Libby Pataki Fires Back at ‘Wrong & Unfair’ Coverage  Free Access 

Libby Pataki, Putnam County’s tourism director, vowed Monday evening to remain in the job and continue to serve the people of Putnam County. More...

Cuomo Orders Indian Point Probe

NRC to Send Radiation Expert to Site

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a new investigation into the Indian Point nuclear energy plants after increased levels of tritium were found in three groundwater monitoring wells on the site. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Signs of the Season: Setting up Seed Calendars (and Serving Maple Syrup Pudding)

Gardening GUSTO

There’s been some sweet feedback from readers about Gardening Gusto’s seed-starting series. We’re taking it slow and keeping it simple to give readers time to prep for each stage of this rewarding and budget-wise gardening fun. More...

Gin Blossoms Bloom at Paramount

On the evening of Valentine’s Day, The Paramount Hudson Valley will be the place to be, because the Grammy-nominated group Gin Blossoms will perform all of their hits and a few new ones. More...

Double Feature at the Howland Public Library

In celebration of African American History Month, two 1967 films starring actor, Sidney Poitier, will be shown on Thursday, February 25, at the Howland Public Library. Starting at 3pm, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner will be shown. More...

Schools

Battle of the Books Team Preparing Now

The Butterfield Library is looking for middle school students who love to read, are great with details and enjoy friendly competition to be a part of our 2016 Battle of the Books team. More...

Religious News

St. Christopher’s Inn Honors Lee & Faith Majors

Hollywood legend Lee Majors and his wife Faith are lending a hand to the men of St. Christopher’s Inn by agreeing to be honored at the twelfth annual St. Christopher’s Inn Board of Directors Dinner on Wednesday, April 27. 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

Cook Up A Storm At Desmond- Fish

Desmond-Fish Library's new Food Forum series continues Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7pm with "More Go To Dinners - Recipes for Keeping Resolutions and Eating Right!" This series is facilitated by local Culinary Institute alumna Rebecca Weber. More...

Celebrate President Washington’s Birthday

To honor our nation’s first President, George Washington Birthday Celebrations will take place at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, February 13th, Sunday, February 14th and Monday, February 15th, from 12:00 PM unt More...

Fly Into Great Backyard Bird Count

Join the National Park Service and the Ralph T. Waterman Club in the Great Backyard Bird Count. All are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feb. 12th - Farm Lane - 10:00 am-12:00 pm (meet at Farm Lane parking lot) Feb. More...

Commentary

Cunningham’s Corner  Free Access 

David McKay Wilson, Character Assassin

In a week when the governor called for his agencies to investigate “radioactive tritium-contaminated water” that had leaked at Indian Point, the ever-shrinking Journal News empire devoted pages and pages over multiple days to Putnam Count 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...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557 SEEKING WEEKLY REGULAR cleaning person/cook for two days in Cold Spring. Days and time flexible. email pascaleberner@gmail.com More...

For Sale

ANTIQUE BARN SALE 7’ table made of reclaimed wood, old cupboards, benches, lots of small country items. Every Sunday 11 to 5:00 or by appt at Tompkins Corners, Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley 845-225-6068 VINTAGE KOKEN BARBER chair. More...

Weekly Poll

Do you think the Medication Drop Box at Philipstown Town Hall will help solve the drug crisis?
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