September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dissenting lawmakers question legality of transporting senior citizens to meeting  Free Access 

Two members of the Putnam Legislature want State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate whether or not the county acted properly by transporting a bus load of senior citizens from the Cold Spring area to Carmel in order for them to attend More...

Olnick and Spanu’s ‘Magazzino’ Art Space Prepares for 2017 Opening

Philipstown will soon be home to a new 20,000 square foot modern art space, courtesy of art collectors Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu. More...

Gun Case: Court Tells Putnam To Turn Over Pistol Permit Names

Putnam County

A New York appeals court has found that Putnam County is obligated to turn over the names of more than 11,000 people who hold concealed carry permits. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Never Enough Shallots and Garlic (with Scalloped Potatoes and Shallots AND Garlic Blue Cheese Dressing)

Gardening GUSTO

Last week in Gardening Gusto, I mentioned that we have PLENTY OF CHARD! No need to replant now for a second crop. Our first crop is over-achieving every week. Thank you, dear garden. More...

Charity Hosts Celebration in Cold Spring’s Gallery 66

This Thursday, Gallery 66 NY in Cold Spring will be the site of a celebratory charity party. The event is intended to commemorate the success of the People Embracing People program and its accompanying ad campaign. More...

Dork Knight Produced by HVSF at Bannerman

A look into one man's obsession with movies about another man's obsession with dressing up like a rodent and punching people, THE DORK KNIGHT traces the ups and downs of actor Jason O'Connell's personal and professional life as seen through the pris More...

Community

Cold Spring On A Colorful Canvas

No one would ever accuse Suzanne Mancuso of resting on her laurels. The artist, a lifelong resident of Putnam Valley, has an extensive portfolio with a diverse range of subjects. More...

A Hotel, Hospital, and Good Time All In One

YEARS GONE BY

Prominently located at the intersection of Main Street and Route 9D, the building that now houses Whistling Willie’s has been an integral part of Cold Spring for over 150 years. More...

Garden Club, Garrison Institute Sponsor Summer Intern for Grounds

The Garrison Institute is the newest member to join with the Philipstown Garden Club to sponsor a summer internship program for local youth. More...

Sports

Haldane Football Falls to Bronxville

On September 17th, a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the Blue Devils took on strong opponent in Bronxville, ultimately losing 15-40. More...

Tough Loss for Girls' Soccer

The Haldane varsity girls’ soccer team lost to Albertus Magnus High School by a score of 3-0 on Monday. Pictured above is Haldane’s Teresa Figueiras and to the left is Julia Rotando. More...

Victory for Cross Country

The Haldane Boys’ Cross Country Team under the tutelage of Coach Tom Locascio won the Small Schools Team Championship at the Adirondack Invitational this past Saturday in Queensbury, NY. More...

Letters to the Editor

Complaint or Democratic Process?

To the Editor, More...

Thorpe Is Intelligent, Courageous

To the Editor, I have known Faye Thorpe, candidate for Town Justice, for over thirty years. More...

Son Says His Mom Really Is The Most Qualified for Justice

Dear Editor: I would like to express my support for Faye Thorpe, who is running for Town Justice in the November election. While yes, she is my mother, that does not change the fact she is the most qualified candidate. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. Number PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Help Wanted

ROUND UP TEXAS BBQ P/T incl. weekends. Ask for Linda 805-809-5557 P/T HANDYMAN TO HELP around house and outside to help older couple with home chores. Cold Spring/Garrison area for a few hours per week. 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 - 9/24/2016 5:33 PM

Garrison man jailed for making terrorist threats on Jewish community

A Garrison man is facing felony charges of making terrorist threats against residents of the Hasidic Jewish community of  Kiryas Joel in Orange County. More...

Breaking News - 9/23/2016 4:31 PM

Rt. 9D Accident Ends With Car in Woods

Rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 9D near Dick’s Castle Road at 8:21 AM Friday. The accident occurred when a car moving south swiped a pole, various signs and the stone wall, then crossed the center line. More...

Bell Family’s Rich Philipstown History Celebrated by Museum  Free Access 

Putnam History Museum

One of Philipstown’s first groups of European settlers, the Bell family will be honored at the Putnam History Museum’s annual gala on Sunday. The Bell name has impacted the culture of Philipstown for generations. More...

Seniors Shine at Mayor’s Park Picnic

Checkered tablecloths gently swayed in the riverfront breeze at Mayor’s Park on Saturday’s perfect late summer afternoon. Sunny skies, clouded only by smoke from the grill, shined over the Cold Spring Senior Picnic. More...

Attempt to Derail Senior Center Fails  Free Access 

One final attempt by dissenting lawmakers to derail the Cold Spring senior center project has failed – but not before heated exchanges between lawmakers opposed to the project and those in favor permeated a meeting room at the County Office Bui More...

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Civics and Politics

County Lawmakers Oppose New Anchorage Sites in Hudson River

Putnam County lawmakers are taking a firm stand by opposing the installation of 10 new anchorage sites along the Hudson River from Yonkers to Kingston. More...

Nelsonville Renews Cable Contract

Village of Nelsonville

After a public hearing, the Nelsonville Village Board agreed 2-0 to renew the Cablevision franchise contract. Mayor Tom Corless did not attend. More...

Garrison Fire District Announces Budget Meetings

The commissioners of the Garrison Fire District will hold two Budget Information Meetings prior to the public hearing on the 2017 Budget, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, at 7 PM. More...

Schools

Haldane Welcomes New Faces to the Team

Haldane’s Board of Education members opened their meeting Tuesday night to welcome quite a bunch of new people to Haldane family, from the new high school principal to PTA and booster club members. More...

Putnam Valley Announces Scholarship Semifinalist

Putnam Valley High School senior Mariana Silva is a National Merit Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists are the highest scoring entrants in the program and score in the top 1% nationally. More...

High Achievers

University of the Sciences More...

Religious News

Synagogue Welcomes Year with High Holy Day Observances

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue once again invites the community to join with it to observe the Jewish High Holy Days and mark the beginning of the Hebrew calendar year 5777. 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

Family Day Returns to Constitution Island

Constitution Island is the place to be this weekend for families looking to have some fun and enjoy the unique history and scenery that Putnam County has to offer. More...

Mandeville House Tours This Weekend

As part of the 17th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, the Perry-Gething Foundation welcomes visitors to experience a visit back in time to the colonial era and the American Revolution in the Hudson Valley. More...

Organ Lecture at Chapel Restoration

George Bozeman enjoys an unusual dual career as a musician and organ builder. More...

Commentary

‘Winning’ Opens a Window to the Truth  Free Access 

Cunningham’s Corner

I’ve come to believe that often, one gets the best measure of people when they win. More...

Perspectives

Misleading, Inaccurate Info on Butterfield & Senior Center  Free Access 

In my opinion, misleading information has been distributed to the public regarding the Butterfield Senior Center project. More...

Why Not Dockside for Trail’s Start?

The public comment period for the first phase of the State’s environmental impact review of the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail is now open. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lisle Gilbert  Free Access 

Lisle Gilbert, age 74, of Waitsfield, Vermont died peacefully in his sleep on the morning of September 17th. Raised in Garrison, New York, Lisle was one of six boys born to Anne and O. Rundle Gilbert. More...

William E. ‘Bill’ Freeman

William E. “Bill” Freeman of Garrison, NY, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday September 16, 2016. He was 87 years old. More...

Peter ‘Pete’ Sgro

Peter “Pete” Sgro passed away unexpectedly at home in Rye Brook, NY on August 31, 2016. He was 56. The son of Placito “Parge” and Luchrezia “Lu” Sgro, he was born and raised in Cold Spring. More...

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