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Breaking News - 4/22/2015 3:54 PM

Sexting Case at Haldane Prompts Caution: Think Before You Click  Free Access 

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...

Residents Left Holding Their Bags on Shredder Day

Saturday, the Nest Parking lot was packed with Philipstown residents ready to shred their unneeded and outdated personal documents at the Cold Spring Lions Club’s annual shredder day, always a huge success. More...

Therapeutic Equestrian Center to Aid Disabled Vets

Two dozen veterans from the Montrose Veterans Hospital suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will be receiving a unique type of therapy, thanks in part to the Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Philipstown, in coordination with the Hearts for H More...

Grove Property Trespasser Granted ACD in Court

Allie Farwell, 20, who was charged with trespassing on the Grove Property this past summer, was granted an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) on Monday, April 20.As long as Farewell does not commit any crimes in the next 6 months, the ch More...

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Civics and Politics

Pack McCarthy Joins Nelsonville Board

As the new Nelsonville board sat down for its first meeting since the election, Mayor Thomas Corless held the swearing-in for newly elected Trustee Danielle Pack McCarthy. More...

Planners Meet with New Chairman

Cold Spring Planning Board

The planners met for the first time since Cold Spring Mayor Dave Merandy replaced former planning chair Barney Molloy with Donald Mac Donald. Merandy and Molloy faced one another in March's village election. More...

Safety Upgrades Sought for Oil Rail Shipping

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut called Sunday for all passenger railroads, as well as trains carrying crude oil shipments, to use Positive Train Control by 2018. More...

Schools

25 Seek Board of Education Seats

School election day has drawn great interest this year across the county with 25 candidates seeking Board of Education seats in Putnam’s six school districts. More...

Haldane Neutral on Testing Refusals

At Tuesday’s Haldane Board of Education meeting, Dr. Diane Bowers, superintendent of schools, outlined the district’s view on the burgeoning number of parents opting their children out of the state 3rd – 8th grade tests. More...

Garrison Approves BOCES Budget

Superintendent Laura Mitchell told Garrison Union Free School Board members Tuesday night that the search for a new principal began earlier that day with a meeting involving BOCES, faculty and parent input. More...

Religious News

St. Christopher's Inn to Honor Cardinal Dolan  Free Access 

May 28 Dinner to Raise Funds for Men’s Substance Abuse Treatment

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, will be honored May 28 during the 11th annual Board of Directors Dinner for St. Christopher’s Inn, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. More...

First Presbyterian Church Midnight Run Saturday

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown Confirmation Class is participating in a Midnight Run on April 25. If you can donate any of the items listed below, please do! More...

Concert Series for St. Mary's Continues

May 17, at 4 pm, the second in a series of three chamber music concerts to benefit The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands will be presented. More...

Sports

Haldane Lacrosse Rolls to Four Wins  Free Access 

Blue Devils Score 66 Goals in Week of Winning

The Haldane boys' lacrosse team put on a scoring exhibition last week, finding the netting a whopping 66 times in lopsided wins over Peekskill, North Salem, Pawling and Keio Academy. More...

Boys' Soccer in Tight Games Over Weekend

Daggers Shutout Raptors, 3-0 The U16 Daggers dominated the nearby East Fishkill Raptors on Sunday afternoon, with a 3-0 victory and their second win of the season. More...

Girls Win One, Lose One in Soccer Action

Eagles win 3-0 over the Liberty Lady Devils The Philipstown Eagles continued their streak of consistent team-oriented performance this week and walked away with the reward of a 3-0 win over the Liberty Lady Devils. More...

Breaking News - 11:45 AM

Health commissioner charges PV supervisor with misconduct over property assessment  Free Access 

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Breaking News - 11:31 AM

I-84 Reopens: A ‘miracle’ as woman survives horrific crash  Free Access 

State Police have called it a “miracle” that a 27 year old Stormville woman survived a terrible crash on I-84 in Kent early Friday that resulted in massive traffic jams backing up morning commuters for 10 miles. More...

Butterfield Project About to Bloom  Free Access 

Saturday morning, Butterfield developer Paul Guillaro and his project manager Matt Moran were on hand at Village Hall on Main Street to answer any questions community members may have on the development, represented for the first time by a large scal More...

Vintage Shop Sells Treasures for Everyone

DOING BUSINESS ON MAIN STREET IN COLD SPRING

The weekend’s beautiful promise of springtime was enough to bring antique and consignment shoppers from the New York metro area and points beyond to hit the various antiques shops along Main Street. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

Earth Day & All Things Green  Free Access 

Gardening GUSTO

It’s Earth Day! Time to take care of your little piece of earth and celebrate the mother. No, that isn’t hippy talk. More...

Breaking News - 4/23/2015 1:04 PM

Local Resident To Perform In Twelve Angry Men  Free Access 

Life Is In Their Hands - Death Is On Their Minds.  It explodes like 12 sticks of dynamite. More...

Blues with Marc Black at Towne Crier

A Night of Blues n' Greens with acclaimed singer-songwriter/guitarist Marc Black at the Towne Crier Cafe will zero in on environmental themes, on Friday, May 8th, at 8:30. More...

Community

Philipstown Man Lucky To Be Alive

A Philipstown man is lucky to be alive after his car went out of control on the Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Continental Village Friday and careened down a steep embankment, overturning several times. More...

Focus on Philipstown: Guinan's Aurora

Jay Vitale is a man on a mission of love. He provides bicycles to children and veterans who are in need of them. In a very touching edition of Focus on Philipstown, the heart of this wonderful man is revealed. More...

Cold Spring Pet Supply Opens on Main

Philipstown pet lovers will be pleased to know that Cold Spring Pet Supply has recently opened at 169 Main Street. More...

Attractions

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary to Hold Benefit on May 3rd  Free Access 

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. They will be honoring David and Jeannette Redden for their commitment to education and conservation on the Hudson Val More...

Putnam Valley Grange Spring Events

From Beekeeping to UFOs to a Flea Market and Craft Fair, there’s a lot coming up at the Putnam Valley Grange! Beekeeping: Sunday, April 26th, 2:00 pm More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Breaking News - 4/23/2015 12:49 PM

Obituary: Judge Robert P. Patterson Jr.  Free Access 

Led distinguished legal and public service career

Judge Robert P. Patterson Jr., a patriotic citizen and committed public servant who led a distinguished career on the federal bench in the Southern District, died on April 21. He was 91; his family had long ties to Garrison and Cold Spring. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. NR MASONRY LLC: NEW homes, additions, all types stonework - patios, entrance pillars, fireplaces, walls, curbing, Unilock. More...

For Sale

LIKE NEW 21.5” iMAC includes Microsoft Office, $1,000. Book shelves $40 ea., filing cabinet $75, AC $100, Weber grill $75. Call 845-265-5271 KELTY CHILD CARRIER backpack, like new $75. 3 wheel jogger stroller $25. More...

Misc

TOWN OF PHILIPSTOWN’S E-Blast list. Anyone wanting to be included, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 845-265-3329 More...

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