COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Tests Available *Limited Supply*

1/21/2022 Update: We have received a new limited supply of at home COVID19 tests. They are located in the lobby of Town Hall. They are available for pickup during regular business hours. Please only take one.


Free At-Home COVID Tests through

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order tests by visiting

UPDATED COVID Testing Hours @ Philipstown Recreation Center

Updated Hours for COVID Testing:


Beginning January 24, 2022:

Testing at the Philipstown Recreation Center, 107 Glenclyffe, Garrison, will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY from 9:00am – 7:00pm, for Putnam County Residents ONLY.

Testing at the Paladin Center, 39 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays ONLY from 9:00am – 7:00pm, for Putnam County Residents ONLY.


Registration Instructions below:

February 2, 2022 Town Board Workshop

The Town Board will hold a Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 7:30 pm at the Philipstown Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York on the American Rescue Plan Act. The Town has hired a consultant who will be in attendance to explain the plan and answer any questions.

Please note, masks are required to be worn while inside Town Hall, regardless of vaccination status.

Philipstown Planning Board Site Visit – Sun, Jan 30, 2022

The Philipstown Planning Board will meet on Sunday, January 30th, 2022 at 9:30am to inspect the proposed new Snake Hill Road entrance of following site: Garrison Golf Club PDD/Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, 2015 Route 9 Garrison, NY 10524 TM# 60.-1-59.2 & 59.3


Philipstown Planning Board Public Hearing (27 Jan 2022)

Public Hearing – January 27th, 2022

The Planning Board of the Town of Philipstown, New York will hold a public hearing regarding review under the State Environment Quality Review Act of the below described project on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Philipstown Town Hall, 238 Main St. Cold Spring, NY 10516 and virtually via Zoom to consider the following application:

Garrison Golf Club PDD/Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, 2015 Route 9 Garrison, NY 10524 TM# 60.-1-59.2 & 59.3
SEQRA review of: Major Site Plan & 3-lot Subdivision; Modifications to the GGC PDD to permit relocation of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival to the site, new theaters, outdoor pavilion and housing for artist and visitors (existing banquet/restaurant facility to remain).

At said hearing all persons will have the right to be heard. Copies of the application, plat map, and other related materials may be seen in the Office of the Planning Board at the Building Department, 2 Cedar Street, Cold Spring (behind Town Hall). Prior contact with Cheryl Rockett is required to arrange access to the documents, at (845) 265-5202.

If you would like to attend the meeting virtually via Zoom, see information below to register, or email to request login information before 7:00 pm on January 27th, 2022.

Register in advance for this webinar: Webinar ID: 879 2248 6749 Passcode: 546160

Please note if you plan to attend this meeting in person masks will be required. Also be aware that due to ongoing COVID changes and restrictions this Public Hearing may be rescheduled or moved entirely to Zoom. Please check the town website at for any scheduling updates.

If you are unable to attend and would like your comments to be heard please email, mail or drop off your comments to Cheryl Rockett no later than January, 20th, 2022 to allow the Board time to receive and read your comments; or you may have your written comments submitted at the Public Hearing.

Mail: Town of Philipstown Planning Board, 238 Main St., PO Box 155, Cold Spring, NY 10516
Drop off: Town of Philipstown Building Department, 2 Cedar St. Cold Spring, NY 10516

Dated at Philipstown, New York, this 16th day of December, 2021.
Neal Zuckerman, Chair

EMT Basic Class being offered @ Haldane

DCC is running an original EMT Basic Class at Haldane in Cold Spring beginning January 19th, 2022 through June 2022. Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3pm – 6pm. The fee is $700 per person but can be free for anyone who joins the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corp. If interested, please email Nick Falcone at

January 11, 2022 – Town Board Workshop

The Philipstown Town Board will hold a Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, January 12th at 7:30 pm via ZOOM. The agenda for this workshop is as follows:

1. Discussion with CSC Krystal Ford & Jeff Domanski about Opt-Out Community Solar.

2. Discussion with Karen Ertl & Eric Brown on Food Scrap Recycling Pilot Program.

If you would like to participate, please email your request to by 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 12th. The link will be forwarded shortly before the start of the meeting.

Financial Grants for Homeowners

There are now state financial grants available to homeowners having difficulty paying their mortgage during the continuing pandemic. Please visit the link below for more information.

New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund –

KN95 Masks Available at Town Hall *Limited Supply*

The Town of Philipstown has a supply of KN95 masks at the Town Hall available for residents. There is a box located in the lobby of the Town Hall, 238 Main Street in Cold Spring, next to the Medication Take-Back Box by the elevator. If you would like a mask, please come pick one up. Please note that there is a limited supply, so please take only what you need.

Covid testing @Philipstown Rec Center

Testing @ Philipstown Recreation Center will resume 1/13 at 6am. We apologize for the inconvenience due to inclement weather. Please check back for updates.