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Storm Report  Free Access 

Postponements / Cancellations for Tuesday, March 19

With Monday's overnight storm and snow, various cancellations and postponements have been announced. Check back for more. More...

Habemus Papam! We Have a Pope!  Free Access 

A new pope has been selected and church bells rang throughout Putnam County on Wednesday afternoon, including Cold Spring, where the peal of the bells could be heard from Our Lady of Loretto church downtown. More...

Traffic Mess on Rte. 9D Predicted

Philipstown Town Board

In addition to an active dirt roads discussion [see article nearby] there was plenty of other business at the Philipstown Board’s monthly meeting on Thursday—much of it to do with emergency services. More...

‘I Don’t Feel 100,’ Says Local Resident

In the year 1913, Woodrow Wilson was president. The 16th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patented the allpurpose zipper. The Sam S. More...

Civics and Politics

Breaking News - 3/15/2013 5:28 PM

Katz, nabbed for pot possession, predicts matter will be put to rest

State Assemblyman Steve Katz, charged Thursday with speeding and marijuana possession during a traffic stop on the NYS Thruway outside of Albany, forecast Friday that “once the facts of the case are presented, the matter will be quickly put to rest.” More...

Cold Spring Voters Guide 2013: The Candidates in their own words  Free Access 

Cold Spring candidates in the March 19 election answer our questions. Free access as a public service. More...

County to Sink $528,000 into Golf Course It Owns

PUTNAM COUNTY

Putnam legislators have approved more than a half million dollars in taxpayer money to upgrade the county’s only municipal golf course. More...

Schools

Garrison PTA Budget Workshop is Friday Morning  Free Access 

Rescheduled from last week

The Garrison School reminds parents and community members that last Friday's PTA meeting/budget workshop has been rescheduled for tomorrow, March 15 at 9:15 am. All are welcome. More...

Haldane Board Meeting Relocates

Haldane Music Room is new locale

Haldane School Superintendent Dr. More...

Gillian Thorpe to Step Down from Haldane Board

Gillian Robertson Thorpe announced last week that she would be stepping down from the Haldane School Board after a three-year term that left her in the position of Vice President to current President, Michael Junjulas. More...

Religious News

Walter Hoving Home to Join Methodists in Worship

COLD SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

On March 17th, at 11 am, residents from the Walter Hoving Home will come to the Cold Spring United Methodist Church for a service of testimony and song. More...

Jazz Vespers at First Presbyterian Saturday

First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown in Cold Spring, The Church of the Open Door, has Jazz Vespers this Sat. evening, Mar. 16th, at 5:30 p.m. More...

Religious Services

CHURCH ON THE HILL Tim Greco-Pastor A Non-Denominational Ministry P.O. Box 299 Cold Spring, NY 10516 265-2022 Cm2ChurchonHill @aol.com 10:30am Sunday Worship The Purpose Driven Life Campaign Sun 10:30/Wed 7:30. Discover your purpose in life. More...

Attractions

Adventure is Right Here!

Putnam History Museum

Saturday evening, the Putnam History Museum hosted a lecture by Steven Mattson, focused on his Adventures Around Putnam Volume 1. Adventures, right here? Mattson says so. More...

New Director at Modernist Manitoga

Manitoga

Manitoga is the former 75- acre estate of pioneer industrial designer Russel Wright (1904- 1976). It is on Route 9D, just north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Howard ‘Bud’ Fleming

Visitation Tuesday in Beacon; Service Wednesday Cold Spring Cemetery

Howard “Bud” Fleming passed away March 15th, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Beacon on November 27, 1927 to the late William and Edith Fleming, Bud lived in Cold Spring for most of his life. More...

Esther Schultz

Funeral Monday in Fishkill

Esther Schultz, age eighty-six, of Cold Spring, passed away peacefully on March, 16, 2013.Esther was born in Brooklyn on November 23, 1926 to Pinkus and Minnie Raizen, the twelfth of twelve children. Esther worked at Durlacher & Co. inc. More...

Kathyrine ‘Sooky’ Thorpe

Visitation Monday; Service Tuesday at Loretto

Kathyrine Anne (Baricevic) Thorpe, of Cold Spring, NY, passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday, March 14th surrounded by her loving family. More...

Breaking News - 3/20/2013 7:52 AM

It's CAMPBELL and HAWKINS (but barely)  Free Access 

Falloon is officially Cold Spring's next mayor

Just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday the Village of Cold Spring received the election results everyone was waiting for. Ralph Falloon will be the next mayor of Cold Spring. Despite a variety of write-in votes, Falloon won handily, with 459 votes. More...

Five hurt in Route 9 brawl among rival bikers

Additional details; serious injuries

The quiet Town of Philipstown was rocked by violence Friday night when 30 members of a motorcycle club conducting a peaceful meeting at a building along Route 9 near Route 301 were viciously attacked by intruders believed to be members of a rival mot More...

Guillaro Calls Francisco to Task

Developer responds to Trustee's comments

 A swift response came Thursday afternoon from Butterfield Developer Paul Guillaro over Trustee Matt Francisco’s comments at the Tuesday night Village Board Meeting. More...

Bidding Farewell to the Mayor as Village Prepares for Shift

Tuesday night marked Mayor Seth Gallagher’s last monthly village board meeting in office. More...

Trustees Talk Butterfield Timeline

Tuesday night at the Village Board meeting, Village Attorney Steve Gaba reviewed with Trustees a draft timeline for approval of the Butterfield project, “a rough estimate,” as he called it. More...

Town Board & Old Road Society Find Common, Albeit Unpaved, Ground

The saga of dirt roads in Philipstown continues. More...

Elections

Today is Election Day: Vote!  Free Access 

Campaigns in Final Stretch

With the race coming to a close on Tuesday, village candidates are making last-minute preparations and pitches. BONUS: Video of our candidates forum. Free access as a public service. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Shoveling Out While Springtime Slips In (and Roasted Tomato & Lentil Soup)

Gardening GUSTO

I am writing this on Friday as Putnam County is snowplowing, shoveling and scraping away the storm that finally arrived two days late. It reminded us all that it is definitely still winter -- but hints of springtime are popping up here and there. More...

Held Captive by ‘Prisoners’

The play, Prisoners, by Richard Knipe, now playing for a very limited run at the Philipstown Depot Theatre, was so well-written, directed and performed, I have to rank it in the top tier of dramatic plays I’ve seen Off-Broadway in the last ten More...

Fasulo Honored by Railroad Organization

Regional Photographer John Fasulo has been notified by the Brotherhood of Engineers and Trainmen that his photograph, “The Engineer,” will be the cover photograph on the BLE-T’s soon to be published history. More...

Community

Many Pit Bulls in Local Shelters

Who doesn’t well up with tears when you see the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals commercial as Sarah McLachlan’s song, “Angel,” hauntingly plays in the background, and the sad faces of neglected animal More...

Spring Clean-Up Advice

With the clocks turned forward by an hour, the old adage, spring ahead, brings to mind that spring truly is on the way. More...

Open Your Trunk: St. Philip’s Annual White Elephant Sale

Plan to shop for amazing bargains this Saturday, March 16th, at the St. Philip’s Nursery School White Elephant Sale. More...

Sports

Looking for One More Win on Haldane Baseball Team

This year, Blue Devils want to be the last team standing

When we last saw the Haldane baseball team, they were exiting the field at Johnson City High School after suffering a heart breaking 5-3 loss to Lansing in the Class C state final. More...

Putnam Valley Fires Boys’ BB Coach Wallach

In what many are calling a bizarre, shocking move, Putnam Valley High School has fired boys’ basketball coach Ed Wallach – just nine days after Wallach and the Tigers completed the best season in school history with an 18-3 record and a b More...

Letters to the Editor

For Safety, Pave the 450 Feet

To the Editor: More...

More Info on Shed Saga

To the Editor: We thank Tim Greco for his attentiveness during our presentation before the ZBA on February 28th, however, we would like to clear up a couple of items in his report, particularly as other homeowners may be interested. More...

‘Shenanigans’ on Butterfield?

To the Editor: More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Services

PHILIPSTOWN TREE SERVICE: Land clearing, take downs, trimmings. Stump Removal. Fully insured. Reg. No. PC 607. 845- 265-2187. More...

Wanted

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For Rent

1 bedrom apartment for rent. Heat, hot water & electric included. Hardwood floors, washer/dryer. Walk to train. Basement storage. $1,300/month. One month security. Call 914-843-2921 More...

Poll

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