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Dirt Road Expert Presents Findings

Philipstown’s passion is preserving its dirt roads. More...

Haldane Graduates Seventy-Six in 2016

Under sunny skies and an occasional breeze, high upon the Haldane Graduation Knoll that overlooks the majestic Hudson River and the Hudson Highlands, the Haldane Central School District celebrated its 121st Commencement on Saturday morning. More...

Coming Events

 

Civics and Politics

ESP Gets Approval at Planning Board

It was the quickest meeting in months for the Town’s Planning Board, and included a long awaited approval for ESP on Route 9. More...

‘Step Up America’ Rolled Out in Putnam

A national campaign to educate the young and old with the knowledge and tools needed to guard against national, homeland and cyber security threats while valuing and respecting the role our military, first responders and law enforcement play in prote More...

Open Meeting on ‘Breakneck Connector’

The Fjord trail, a massive trail revamp connecting Cold Spring to Beacon, has long been in the works, with multiple grant applications, public forums and discussions of signage. More...

Schools

Haldane Grad Teaches Excellence

Former Cold Spring resident Jennifer Cotennec Christensen has been honored by Teach for America for her exceptional dedication to her craft. Now in Minnesota, Christensen’s initial educational inspiration stemmed from her Haldane teachers. More...

Kindergartners Live Off The Land

Haldane kindergartners learned how to live off the land last week in an exciting excursion to Common Ground Farm in Beacon, part of Stony Kill Farm. Their lessons from the classroom were brought to life in the barn, the kitchen, and the open fields. More...

Ice Cream Party Celebrates School Year

There’s no better way to celebrate a hot summer’s day than with some refreshing ice cream and good company! Ahead of their graduation earlier this month, Community Nursery School students had a special ice cream party. 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

Highlander Lacrosse Ends Great Season

Highlander youth lacrosse in Grades 1-6 had another exceptional season with approximately 60 local boys. More...

Action-Packed Week for Philipstown Boys’ Soccer

Warriors Close Season Against Cornwall Comets More...

The HV Renegades Are Back, Start Season 2-2

FISHKILL – The Hudson Valley Renegades are back for a 23rd season in the area and the short-season Class A team split their first four games, including a win in their season- and home-opener against Aberdeen last Friday in front of 4,973 fans a More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Susan W. McGrath Battaglia

Susan W. McGrath Battaglia, of New York City and formerly of Cold Spring, died suddenly on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Mount Sinai Hospital West in Manhattan. Daughter of the late Donald J. and Ann M. More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2016 9:27 PM

Connecticut cop critically injured in Taconic crash

A Connecticut motorcycle cop was critically injured Wednesday in a freak mishap that closed the southbound lanes of the Taconic State Parkway in the area of Bryant Pond Road near the Putnam Valley-Town of Carmel line for several hours. More...

Assembly kills Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

So much for Putnam shoppers getting a tax break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear. More...

Maloney Calls for Public Safety Reviews at Indian Point  Free Access 

Indian Point

On a hot and hazy morning Monday, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) held a news conference across the road from Indian Point nuclear complex in Buchanan to demand that Unit 2’s restart be delayed – even though it had already happen More...

Garrison Principal Griffiths Reflects on First Year

As the doors opened at Garrison Union Free School back in September, the new school year came paired with a new face. John Griffiths was taking over as principal at the K-8 school. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Refresh Your Garden (and Easier Mexican Corn on the Cob)

Gardening GUSTO

As one of the late, great American gardeners once remarked, “Any darn fool can have a great garden in June. It’s the rest of the summer that requires some thought.” More...

Summer Film Series Begins With Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Cold Spring Film Society’s Free summer Film Series is going to kick off this weekend. Here are the scheduled films: • June 25th, Saturday at approx. More...

Live Music Calendar

Thursday June 23 7:30pm-Jimmy LaFave with special guest Bruce Carroll at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon Friday June 24 7-10pm Beacon Jazz Festival Pre-Game Celebration Festival at Beacon’s Pete & Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park Saturday June 25 4pm More...

Community

Focus On: Redrum Motorcycle Club  Free Access 

It certainly is a sight to behold as the members of the Redrum Motorcycle Club, Hudson Valley Chapter, descend down Main Street clad in leather, boots, and tattoos. More...

Glynwood Keeps Putnam Farming

Glynwood Farm's mission is to provide the Hudson Valley with a prosperous food culture surrounded by sustainable farming practices that benefit the environment, the economy, and the health of the community. More...

Putnam To Get Animal Cruelty Registry

Calling animal cruelty a “serious problem, resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year across the United States,” the Putnam Legislature’s Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Committee Monday evening unanimously app More...

Attractions

Constitution Island Benefit Is Saturday  Free Access 

One hundred years after its founding, the Constitution Island Association’s Centennial Seafood Soiree is Saturday evening and it will celebrate not only the group’s birthday, but the beginning of construction on a new Education Center on More...

Celebration at Manitou Farm

Leona Dushin of Manitou Farm will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 2 at the Colonial Terrace from 2-6pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Butterfield Delays

To the Editor, What a sad day it is to see this project again held up by a Planning Board being chaired with a person who was against this project from the beginning. Cold Spring deserves better than these spoilers. More...

Honor Our Dirt Roads

To the Editor: More...

The People’s Republic, Part II

To the Editor, More...

Births

Addalie Mae Van Amburgh

Addalie Mae Van Amburgh was born on June 12, 2016, to parents Kortney Rotenburg and Daniel Van Amburgh of Newburgh. Grandparents are Dennis & Karen Rotenburg of Garrison, and Neil Van Amburgh and Ruth Segali of Newburgh. 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 Rent

COLD SPRING VILLAGE Victorian. Accommodations. Vacation rental and/ or house share. Call for info: 941-716-2619; 845-265-2443; jcwfrog@juno.com 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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