Effort to Restore Historic `Dark Skies’ View of Mountains at Night Bogs Down in Questions

Effort to Restore Historic `Dark Skies’ View of Mountains at Night Bogs Down in Questions

By Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong An effort to restore 19th-century ambience to the 21st-century Cold Spring dock hit roadblocks recently as new critics raised old questions about lighting intended to reduce costs and make mountains and stars visible by night. A project led by the Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) and village government seeks to bring […]

County Health Department Warn of Scam against Restaurants

County Health Department Warn of Scam against Restaurants

The Putnam County Department of Health today (July 22) alerted area restaurants to a scam, perhaps part of a national fraud scheme, in which a caller claiming to be a Health Department employee attempts to schedule a bogus \”inspection.”

Village, DEC Ponder Best Way to Deal with Coal Tar Mess

Village, DEC Ponder Best Way to Deal with Coal Tar Mess

An industrial process that illuminated 19th-century homes now casts a frightening shadow over the Hudson Riverfront as Cold Spring confronts coal tar — the dangerous residue left behind by a factory that turned coal into fuel for gaslights.

HV Shakespeare Festival Presents: Troilus + Cressida

HV Shakespeare Festival Presents: Troilus + Cressida

Troilus and Cressida is one of Shakespeare’s less performed works and may be so because it does not fall neatly into the usual categories of tragedy, comedy and history, but contains a little of each.