May 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Best Friends To Graduate From West Point Together  Free Access 

Nearly 1,000 white caps will be tossed high and with pride on Saturday’s commencement ceremony at West Point. Two Cold Spring cadets have completed this journey together, and their paths will remain joined even after graduation. More...

Nelsonville Hearing Draws Crowd

Fresh off last week when the PCNR disclosed great disagreement among members of the Nelsonville Village Board, Village Hall was packed when the board convened a Public Hearing on an amendment to the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

Sue Serino To Seek Reelection

State Senator Sue Serino will be seeking reelection for another two-year term. More...

Conservation Board Reviews Garrison Station Plaza

The Philipstown Conservation Board reviewed three applications at its May 10th meeting: Garrison Station Plaza (also before the Planning Board) More...

Historic Review Board Passes Two Applications

River Architects returned to the HDRB Wednesday night with an amendment to their application. The project currently underway at 178 Main now entails removing the muntins from the windows. More...

Schools

Meet Peter Carucci, Haldane’s New Principal

The torch has been officially passed at Haldane High School: The School Board approved the appointment of Peter Carucci during its session Tuesday evening. More...

Haldane Prom 2016

The students of Haldane sparkled last Friday as the junior-senior prom took place. The weather failed to hold up as the rain put the damper on any outdoor activities at the picturesque Boscobel. 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

Highlands Country Club Ready for Season With Upgrades

As a fixture of the Garrison summer community, it caused more than a bit of discontent last year when the college-aged lifeguards at the Highlands Country Club had to return to school, complicating the pool season at summer’s end. More...

Revolutionary War Comes To Life In Putnam Valley

Learning came to life last week for children at the Putnam Valley Elementary School when the Putnam Valley first Revolutionary War Reenactment took place for fourth graders on the school’s athletic fields. More...

Root Crops: A Gardening Program with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Root crops are some of the easiest vegetables to grow and harvest. Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners on Saturday May 21st, 10 am to 11:30 am at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster, for this hands-on class. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pack McCarthy Has Boosted Participation

To the Editor: As a resident of Nelsonville, I feel compelled to respond to your front page story of last week on the dispute between two of our village trustees. 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...

Pets

DOG CARE IN MY HOME Fun Day Care and 24-Hour Restful Sleepovers. I make friends with and welcome your doggie into my home and an acre of fenced yard surrounded by the woods of Garrison. More...

For Rent

2 STORY OFFICE SPACE available May 1st. 1 block off of Main street, walk to train, shops. 1 parking spot incl. Large office space aprox 380 SF with smaller space below, plus 1/2 bath. Heat incl. $700/mo. Contact Laurie 914-906-3563 More...

Breaking News - 4:11 PM

IRS scammers hit Putnam

DO NOT CALL 206-823-3351! That’s the message from law enforcement officials in the wake of an apparent IRS scam being perpetuated on Putnam residents.Undersheriff Peter Convery said at least six queries were received by his office from local res More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2016 11:44 AM

Scuccimarra critical of Cold Spring Planning Board  Free Access 

Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra went on the attack Thursday night, blasting the Cold Spring Planning Board for what she charged was “hurting the senior citizens of our county.” More...

Post Office & Senior Center at Risk  Free Access 

County Puts Off Signing Lease; Legal Action Possible

What a difference a week makes. Last week, the town’s seniors were jubilant, basking in the county Legislature’s May 3 approval of a 15-year lease for the new senior center at the Lahey Pavilion at the Butterfield site. More...

Springer Ginny Nobile Wins Photo

Last Wednesday, The Putnam County News and Recorder had the privilege of presenting our panoramic photo contest winner with her prize. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Answers to the Fruit Recall (and Quick Fruit Crisp)

Gardening GUSTO

I don’t always want to start my columns with “Scary Food Facts” and I promise to always offer alternatives to frightening food issues. But this recent recall is huge and dangerous. More...

Philipstown Depot Theatre Spring Benefit

The Philipstown Depot Theatre announces its Spring Benefit, May 21, at Garrison’s Landing: The Depot Theatre in Garrison has been the community’s home for the performing arts for two decades, and now it’s time to celebrate. More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday May 19 7:00pm-Towne Crier Dance Jam at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Friday May 20 8:30pm-Amy Helm with special guest Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Monday May 23 Renku: Michael Attias/John Hebert/Satoshi Takeshi at More...

Community

Boat Club Installs Docks

Bright and early Saturday morning, members of the Cold Spring Boat Club were hard at work trying to get the docks into the Hudson River, and so begin the boating season. More...

The Great Chain Defends Key of America  Free Access 

The United States Military Academy at West Point was recognized as the most valuable component of the country during the American Revolution. It was even referred to by George Washington as the “Key of America.” More...

Focus On: The Pantry  Free Access 

If you live along Route 9 in Philipstown, you can literally wake up and smell the coffee, thanks to a wonderful shop, The Pantry, adjacent to Vera’s Philipstown Market. More...

Sports

Snakebitten Haldane Baseball Drops Pair Of 1-0 Games

You can’t get any more snakebitten than this. The Haldane High School baseball team lost a pair of 1-0 games, falling to Pawling last Thursday and to Brewster on Monday. More...

Haldane Softball Shuts Out Putnam Valley

PUTNAM VALLEY – Three years ago, as a freshman, Haldane High School’s Marley Chefalo pitched her first-ever shutout against Putnam Valley. Three years later, she did it again to the Tigers, this time at the plate. More...

Philipstown Soccer Teams Split Games

PSC BOYS’ RECAP Daggers Outscored by Strikers More...

Births

Rosemary Evan Sanchez Thompson

Rosemary Evan Sanchez Thompson was born on April 28, 2016, to parents Allison Thompson and Carlos Sanchez Rojas of Cold Spring. Maternal grandparents are Katie Brennan and Evan Thompson of Cold Spring. More...

Weekly Poll

Would you be upset if Cold Spring lost the post office and senior center due to the Planning Board's continued review?
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