October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Salt Concerns for Winter at Philipstown Board

The Philipstown Board held a highway department budget workshop on Wednesday, October 15, and the lingering concern for the 2015 year is salt for the winter months. More...

A 6-ft Fence in the Village?


Gary D’Urso of 15 Parrott St. has come before the Zoning Board of Appeals with a 6-foot fence, and therein lies a story. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday October 22 6:00pm PCNR Candidate Debate at Carmel VFW Hall, Gleneida Ave. 7:30pm Philipstown Budget Workshop with Philipstown Ambulance at Town Hall 8:00pm Cold Spring HDRB Meeting at Village Hall Thursday October 23 More...

Legislature Wraps Budget

$64,000 Set Aside for Butterfield Project

Eleven days of budget deliberations ended Monday evening when the Putnam Legislature wrapped up its deliberations of County Executive Mary Ellen Odell’s 2015 budget. More...

Focus on Philipstown: Sue Serino, Candidate for State Senate, District 41  Free Access 

State Senate candidate Sue Serino stopped by the Focus on Philipstown studio to make her case as to why she should be elected to New York's 41st State Senate seat, a position now held by Senator Terry Gipson, whom she hopes to defeat in November&rsqu More...

Concerns About ESP Zoning Change Linger for Planners

ESP on Route 9 had a lengthy public hearing on Thursday, October 16, with many neighbors and Philipstown Councilman David Merandy voicing their opposition. More...

Mark Forlow to Speak at Lions Election Lunch

The Cold Spring Lions Club members are making last minute preparations for the Lions Club Annual Election Day Luncheon. The event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Chalet on the Hudson on Route 9D. More...

Weekly Poll

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