March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Welcomes New Eagle Scouts

Pictured are Philipstown Troop 437’s newest Eagle Scouts: Max Hadden and Andrew Platt of Cold Spring, and Ethan Penner of Garrison. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Fun with Shakespeare: A Summer Tip Sheet (and Peaseblossom Picnic Slaw)

Gardening GUSTO

Well, that was an interesting snowstorm! Be sure to extend heartfelt gratitude to all professional snowplowers, snowblowers, shovelers, and freelance snow removers. More...

Scottish International Tattoo Concert April 1

West Point’s Eisenhower Hall Theatre will present The Scottish International Tattoo Saturday, April 1st at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 each and are on sale now at IKEHALL.COM, the Box Office, or call Telecharge at 1-800-233-3123. More...

Chapel Restoration Gears Up for Sunday Music

The Chapel Restoration has announced its 2017 Sunday Music Series, concerts free to the public beginning in April. More...

Community

Celebrating the Snow!

The Sanders and Corless kids had a great time in the snow last week. They're shown here Wednesday afternoon atop the giant snow hill at the Fire House. The youngsters are Max and Oliver Sanders, and Brody, Delaney and Cooper Corless. More...

Audubon Society To Honor Lew Kingsley

If we've forwarded our clocks and the Putnam Highlands Audubon Society is having their annual dinner, it's spring again! More...

Putnam Passport Day Expands To Both Eastern And Western Putnam

Putnam’s 6th annual Passport Day will be expanding next month to both the eastern and western sides of the county.  County Clerk Michael Bartolotti will be on hand April 8 at the Philipstown Town Hall and again on April 22 at the Putnam Cl More...

Attractions

Maple Syrup Day at Little Stony Point

Springtime marks the beginning of a short yet sweet period for some of nature’s finest treasures. Little Stony Point invites all to celebrate Maple Syrup Day this Saturday, March 25, from 10am to 12:30pm. More...

Babysitting Basics Workshop at Library

On Saturday, April 1st, from 10:30 - 2:30 the DesmondFish Library is offering a Babysitting Basics Workshop for boys and girls age ten and up. More...

Ludington Talk at Library

Sybil Ludington talk at Reed Library, in Carmel, is rescheduled to Tuesday, April 11, at 7pm. Dr. More...

Commentary

March Madness  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

Yes, my team is still playing. Go Jayhawks! ** If there was madness to be found last week, surely it was in the middle of a blizzard. Wow. It takes some awesome power to shut absolutely everything down, and Stella had it. More...

Letters to the Editor

Response To County Executive’s State Of The County Address

To the Editor:  County Executive Odell’s State of the County speech March 9 perfectly captured why Putnam County suffers increased taxation and declining population. Ms. More...

Fuming Over Sanctuary City

To the Editor:  Yes, I am like so many millions of others, the grandchild of immigrants.  More...

Breaking News - 7:14 AM

Woman saved from jumping off Bear Mountain Bridge  Free Access 

Quick action on the part of State Police and members of the NYS Park Police averted a tragedy for a Bedford Hills family Sunday when a woman who had threatened to end her life by jumping off the Bear Mountain Bridge was found inside her parked car on More...

Inferno destroys home in Putnam Valley

Firefighters responding to a report of a house fire in a remote section of Putnam Valley Thursday morning quickly realized they had a “barn burner” on their hands when smoke was visible over a wide area. The one-story wood frame residence at 31 More...

Last-Minute Butterfield Lawsuit Filed Before Election  Free Access 

Butterfield

Though the snowstorm forced the postponement of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees monthly meeting by two days last week, it did not dampen the fire of the village campaign. More...

Data Confirm Spike in Drug Death Epidemic in County

The incidence of drug-related deaths across Putnam County has again reached epidemic proportions, after what had seemed to be a slowing. More...

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Civics and Politics

Experience vs. ADA Code at Stonecrop Gardens

Philipstown Planning Board

The Philipstown Planning Board had one whopper of an agenda at their latest meeting, and where some applications went through as if on a conveyor belt, Stonecrop Gardens was not so lucky. More...

Nelsonville Board to Go to Five

Polls closed in Nelsonville at 9PM, and the counting immediately began. The election drew 89 votes for the uncontested seats of Mayor and Trustee. William O’Neill and Alan Potts will join Tom Robertson on the board. More...

Final Board Meeting for Corless and Pack-McCarthy

The three members who make up the Village of Nelsonville Board met Monday, the night before the village elections.  More...

Schools

Into the Woods a Hit at Haldane

Harper Levy as the Witch and Lindsay Phillips as Rapunzel in the Haldane production of Into the Woods; and Jeremy Roffman as the Baker, Amanda Erickson as the Baker's Wife, Harper Levy as the Witch, Mae McGrath as Milky White, Evan Schweikhart as Ja More...

Putnam Valley High School Presents Billy Elliot

Putnam Valley High School TheatreWorks is pleased to present its seventeenth spring musical, Billy Elliot, at the Putnam Valley High School Performing Arts Center. More...

Haldane Works On Hall of Fame

Haldane School Board

A familiar sight in Haldane’s gym -- the 1000 point banner, the team championship and sectional banners, trophies in the glass case outside the cafeteria -- may soon be joined by another banner. More...

Religious News

Church’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Saturday

As a result of March’s mighty inclement weather, St. Mary's Episcopal Church has rescheduled their St. Patrick's Day Dinner, from Thursday, March,16, to Saturday, March 25, at 6:30pm. More...

‘Sex in the Texts’ at Temple

Join us on March 26th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm for an adult education class about Sex in the Texts. 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...

Sports

Philipstown Soccer Club

The Philipstown Soccer Club travel team Chargers had a strong pre-season showing at the Shamrock Cup at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome on March 19th. More...

Chiera Dominates Free Throw Competitions

Madison Chiera continued her winning ways at the Knights of Columbus Downstate Conference Free Throw Championship held on Saturday, March 18, at St. Columbanus in Cortlandt Manor by winning her 4th straight competition. More...

New Leagues, New Classifications Await Boys’ Lacrosse Teams

When the Haldane and Putnam Valley high school boys’ lacrosse teams hit the field for games in two weeks, they will find some changes in the way Section 1 – and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association – do busines More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Mele Carufe

July 3, 1955 - March 11, 2017

Naples, Florida, resident Mary Mele Carufe passed away in the loving care of her family and Avow Hospice of Naples on March 11, 2017. Mary was born in Queens, New York, on July 3, 1955. More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

SPRING CLEANUP/ EXPERT GARDENING Lawn maint., landscape design, planting, mulching, complete tree service by cert. arborist. Lic/ins, free est. 845-424-2323 www.create-a-scape.us   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...

Pets

PET SITTING AVAILABLE: Going on vacation? Coming home late from work? This local Cold Spring pet lover will be there to take care of your pets. Experience with great references. More...

Weekly Poll

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