July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Putnam to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers

As early as next January 1, the use of polystyrene foam disposable food service containers sold by chain food service establishments may be a thing of the past in Putnam County.Discussion on the prohibition of the white insulated material took place More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday July 23 5:00pm- Cold Spring Lighting Committee Meeting at Village Hall 7:30pm- Philipstown workshop: The Town Board will be discussing Wind Turbines. Review of Escrow criteria will be re-scheduled. Thursday July 24 More...

Planning Board Looking Ahead to Butterfield

Cold Spring’s Planning Board members are hoping to get their hands on the Butterfield site plan come August 20. No new business was on the agenda at the July 16 meeting. More...

Planning Board Still Questions Car Wash

Philipstown Planning Board

RDR Equities’ application for a car on Route 9 in Garrison, met with previous public contention, is working to answer the Philipstown Planning Board’s concerns. More...

Independence Party Backs Andrew Falk

Patterson’s Andrew Falk, who is challenging State Assemblyman Steve Katz in the November general election, received a boost in his campaign last week when the Putnam Independence Committee backed his candidacy. More...

Breaking News - 2:42 PM

VFW Appraisal Set, Cemeteries Getting TLC

A special board meeting on the morning of Friday, July 25 led to the hiring of an appraiser for the VFW Hall. More...

Maloney Avoids Drone Discussions

The Federal Aviation Administration is now conducting an investigation into U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s use of a private drone for commercial purposes at his wedding last month. More...

Firefighters: Water Main Relining Boosted Pressure

Firefighters praised the million-dollar water main relining project, saying the improvement in water pressure helped fight the recent fire on High Street. More...

Focus on Philipstown with Tim Greco

This Week: Jen McCreery - Desmond-Fish Library Previous guests: More...

Code Enforcement Reviewed

Village of Cold Spring

Cold Spring’s Building Inspector William Bujarski reported that 7 building permits had been issued in June. A total of 14 building/complaint inspections were carried out, and there were the same number of complaints/violations. More...

Mail Check Cards Distributed by Board of Elections

If you receive a yellow postal card from the Board of Elections this week, read it thoroughly and don’t toss it with the trash. More...

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