April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Big Changes in 2 Village Departments

Village government began the week in considerable flux, with changes atop both the Cold Spring Highway Department and the Cold Spring Police Department. Both changes prompted some, though not complete, surprise. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Pediatrician/ Gardener/Artist (and Peter Gergely’s Wild Dandelion Salad)

Gardening GUSTO

The byline at the end of every Gardening Gusto column always cites our witty, wonderful illustrator like this: “illustrated by pediatrician/gardener/artist Peter Gergely.” Just one-third of that job description is enough work for most, ye More...

Garrison Art Center Exhibits Open

Garrison Art Center welcomes the artwork of artists Etty Yaniv and Eleni LaSenna in the Riverside Galleries. These two shows run from April 15 through May 7, with a public reception for the artists on Saturday, April 22 from 5-7pm.  More...

Historical Film on Putnam

Please join the Kent Historical Society for a screening of a John Cohen film entitled Fifty Miles from Times Square, featuring 1970s Putnam Valley, Kent & Carmel. More...

Community

Haldane Blue Notes to Serenade NY Mets Crowd

The Haldane Blue Notes and their angelic voices amaze audiences on every stage they take. On Saturday, they will honor America, singing our National Anthem on the grand stage of Citi Field as the New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals.  More...

Man Critically Injured In North Highlands Crash

A Dutchess County man was critically injured late Monday night in a head-on crash on Route 9D in the North Highlands section of Philipstown.  State Police identified the victim as Lynford Davis, 61, of Beacon.  More...

Health Walks This Sunday

Putnam County

Hundreds of residents will be up early Sunday to participate in walk-a-thons.  Putnam’s Heart Walk takes place at Brewster High School while the county’s annual MS Walk will take place at the Mahopac FD.  The American Heart Asso More...

Attractions

Financial Literacy Topic at Library

desmond-Fish Library

Money Smart Week has inspired two upcoming financial literacy events being held at the Desmond-Fish Library. More...

Learn Composting Basics

In celebration of Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd, at 2pm the Desmond-Fish Library is hosting the Cornell Cooperative Extension with a workshop on "Composting Basics." More...

Sports

Haldane Over Yonkers in Boys’ LAX

The Haldane Blue Devils beat Yonkers in boys’ lacrosse on Tuesday at home. Haldane dominated throughout, winning 13-2. Top left, Haldane’s Jagger Beachak in action near the net. More...

Putnam Valley Baseball Doubles Up Haldane, Falls To Mahopac

PUTNAM VALLEY – The sweep was in order last week when the Putnam Valley High School baseball team played rival Haldane in what amounted to a home-and-home series. More...

Haldane Baseball Bounces Back To Beat Hamilton

ELMSFORD – The Haldane High School baseball team bounced back from consecutive losses to Putnam Valley to beat Hamilton on Monday, 8-1.  Pitcher Brian Haines was brilliant on the road, striking out 14 and holding Hamilton to just five hits More...

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SERVICES

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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...

FOR SALE

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Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2912 Visits the PCNR  Free Access 

Girl Scouts from Cadette Troop 2912 visited the PCNR Friday. They are on a “Media Journey,” to learn about different types of media and how it influences them. More...

Northgate Estate Ruins Brought to Life in New Art Exhibit

Northgate, the old Cornish Estate, is one of the most mysterious, breathtaking, and historically rich sites right in our backyard. More...

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Civics and Politics

Spring Cleaning at Town Hall

Philipstown Town Board

With the warmer weather finally upon us, and buds on the trees, no less, Town Hall will be getting a spruce up in the near future. More...

Undercover ‘Narcs’ To Use Rented Vehicles  Free Access 

When it comes to narcotics peddling in Putnam County, police have no mercy. More...

Design Standards Reviewed at Historic Board

Historic District Review Board

The Historic District Review Board met last Wednesday night for a workshop with consultants from Tilly Architects to discuss the update of the Village’s Design Standards. More...

Schools

Haldane Board Approves $23.5 Million Budget

The Haldane Board approved the $23,518,765 budget, a 1.82 % spending increase, for the 2017-18 school year on Tuesday evening, along with the $150,000 vehicle/maintenance equipment proposition, and a separate proposition to use capital reserve funds More...

School Board Races See Old And New Faces On The Ballot

Putnam’s school board races next month resemble a “tale of two cities” with challenged seats on the eastern side of the county and candidates with no opposition seeking office on the western side. More...

Garrison School Continues Conversation on Opioid Epidemic  Free Access 

Tuesday evening, the Board of Education of the Garrison School met to pass the administrative budget for BOCES ($9,232,000). More...

Religious News

Generosity Abounds on Easter at Monastery

Generosity abounded on Easter Sunday morning at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent when the Buddhist Association of the United States presented a check for $5,000 to members of the Kent Volunteer Fire Department for its new ambulance slated to More...

Reform Synagogue To Screen Paper Clips Film

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS), in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah), is pleased to present a screening of Paper Clips, a documentary film by directors Elliot Berlin and Joe Fab, at the Desmond Fish Library on Saturday, 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...

Commentary

Dogs and Cats: Equal Time  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

A three-day reprieve. Until Tuesday, April 18, that is. The tax man waits for no one, certainly not for very long. I have, again, great appreciation for small business people across New York. More...

Perspectives

Too Good to Be True on Power Supply?

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That is how I see the Philipstown Town Council’s foray into Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Mila Eleanor Stanzione  Mila Eleanor Stanzione was born on April 1, 2017, to parents Anna and Gilbert T. Stanzione of Putnam Valley. Grand Parents are Natasha and Dima Kreyvyk (Ukraine) and Eleanor Stanzione (Cortlandt Manor). More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John J. Coppola

Deacon John Coppola, a long time resident of Putnam Valley, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017. He was 93. John was born on March 21, 1924, in New York City to Mary and Pasquale Coppola. He was raised in Corona, Queens, NY until he entered the US Army. More...

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