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Woman jumps to her death from Bear Mountain Bridge

A 63 year old Hastings woman jumped to her death from the Bear Mountain Bridge; efforts to revive her when rescuers found her body were unsuccessful. More...

Parking Vexes Planners, But Delay Angers Public, Developer  Free Access 

Cold Spring Planning Board

Butterfield developer Paul Guillaro has complied with a request from the Planning Board to supply a new “parking table,” or outline of parking spaces for the Lahey Pavilion and Building 2 at his development – with 94 spaces the magi More...

Shakespeare Festival Turns 30

When the large white tent goes up on the great lawn of picturesque Boscobel along on Route 9D , it can only mean summer is finally here and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is about to start its season. More...

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Civics and Politics

Former Guinan’s Site to Open for Business

Many locals have fond memories of the business at Garrison Station Plaza formerly known as Guinan’s. More...

Chamber Seeks Collaboration Across County on Litter, Promotion

Putnam Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Jennifer Maher addressed members of the county Legislature’s Economic Development Committee Monday evening regarding a laundry list of programs that she believes will make the county’s six towns and t More...

Cold Spring Zoning Board Public Hearing Stays Open

The Cold Spring ZBA held two public hearings Thursday night. The first was for 164 Main, where the scope of the project sees a garden shed being put in the rear of the yard. More...

Schools

Community Nursery Kids Horse Around

Students of Community Nursery School and Learning center took a trip up to the Therapeutic Equestrian Center off Route 301 for a day full of crafts, action, and a whole lot of fun in the sun. More...

Projects Showcased at Discovery Night

Discovery Night at Haldane on Thursday showcased an array of projects from students in grades K-12. Discovery Night projects were year-long endeavors for the Haldane students. More...

Busy Week For Garrison School Board

The Garrison Board of Education officially accepted the results of the budget vote of the previous night at their Wednesday night meeting. Along with the budget, incumbent Derek DuBois was reelected to his seat, alongside newcomer Jill Corson Lake. 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...

Sports

Haldane Softball Back in The Finals

TUCKAHOE – Revenge was oh-so-sweet on Monday for the Haldane High School softball team. The Blue Devils have made a living of ending up in the Section One, Class C finals each year until Tuckahoe upset them last season with a late rally. More...

American Veteran Athletes Complete Warrior Dash!  Free Access 

Cold Spring’s American Veteran Athletes (AVA), started by Haldane’s Anthony Stronconi, completed the Warrior Dash this Saturday, a 5K race in nearby Warwick. More...

Haldane, Putnam Valley Track Compete at Northern County Championships

BEACON -- Both the Haldane and Putnam Valley high school boys’ and girls’ track teams competed at the annual Northern County Championship at Beacon over the weekend, and both fared well. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2016 4:51 PM

Memorial Day Weekend, and Still No Decision on Butterfield from Planning Board  Free Access 

As Memorial Day weekend approached, and pressure increased on Mayor Dave Merandy and his appointed Planning Board Chairman Matt Francisco to resolve the change of use request at Butterfield, the Planning Board met for close to two hours Thursday nigh More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2016 3:27 PM

Questions to be answered following massive blackout  Free Access 

UPDATED

A massive communication snafu between officials of the New York State Electric and Gas Company and emergency services providers in Putnam is under review following Thursday night’s major blackout that interrupted electric service to tens of thousands More...

Keeping Pete Seeger’s Voice Alive  Free Access 

Iconic folk singer and social activist Pete Seeger passed away two years ago, but his voice continues to live on in all new ways. More...

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. More...

Access This Weekend for Boat Launching

With the warm weather finally upon us, the Cold Spring Boat Club can at last handle the main business of getting out on the water. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Planting Heat- Seekers (and Southern Style Baked Beans)

Gardening GUSTO

Peas are blooming. Potatoes have sprouted. Rhubarb is ready. Strawberry patch has gone crazy-full-on-bonkers blooming and jillions of baby berries are poised to redden up. More...

Putnam Valley Filmmaker Brings The Highwaymen To TV  Free Access 

At a time when country music was controlled by the producers, and true talent was set aside for younger faces, four bold men decided to take their genre back. More...

Haldane Celebrates An Array of Arts Alive

Haldane had its annual Grade 5 Arts Alive last Friday, and this year held true to its promise of hands on, all in workshops of the arts. More...

Community

Breaking News - 5/26/2016 9:32 AM

Sheriff’s Newest K-9 Tracks Lost Hiker In Putnam Woods

Woman encountered bears on evening walk

Joan, a 59 year old Lake Carmel woman, decided to take a hike in the Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area in Patterson with her beloved 95 pound yellow Labrador Retriever as she More...

Families Reflect After West Point Graduation

Threats of rain subsided and made way for a beautiful day at Michie Stadium on Saturday for the West Point commencement ceremony. More...

Focus On: The Cold Spring General Store  Free Access 

If you haven’t been to the Cold Spring General Store yet, you simply must not put it off. Owners Craig and Deanna Muraszewski, are celebrating their third year in business this month. More...

Perspectives

Lincoln & Churchill: War Leaders

“Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish.” So said President Lincoln in his Second Inaugural Address of March 4, 1865. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Filomena ‘Phylis’ Famighetti

Filomena “Phylis” Famighetti, a resident of the Town of Poughkeepsie since 2003 and formerly of Staten Island, entered into rest Monday, May 16, 2016, at her home. She was 89. 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...

For Sale

2 SOLID BRASS SCONCES like new with glass covers $40/ ea. Ideal for any room in your home. Adler typewriter/satellite III-like new. paid $250, now $60 call today. 845-225-4726 ROSE HILLS MEMORIAL Park Outdoor Mausoleum for two. $5,000 631-744-4555 More...

Real Estate

REAL ESTATE NEEDS Limited Editions Realty 10 Marion Avenue, Cold Spring. Call 845-265-3111 or go to limitededitionsrealty.com More...

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