February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Girl Scouts Hold Leader and Daughter Dinner

The newest Hudson Highlands Girl Scout leaders were celebrated at the group’s annual leader/daughter dinner. More...

Man Charged with Cocaine & Pot Possession

A Cold Spring man is due in Fishkill Town Court later this month to answer charges of criminal possession of controlled substances following his arrest by State Police. More...

Blood Drive This Friday

The Philipstown Community Blood Drive is set for Friday, February 5th, 2pm to 8pm at the North Highlands Fire Department, located at 504 Fishkill Road, Cold Spring, Call 1-800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org for more information. More...

Four Injured in Head-on Crash

Four residents of Putnam Valley were injured last Thursday in a head-on crash on Route 202 near Route 118 in Granite Springs. More...

Talk of our Town

The Groundhog didn’t see his shadow on Tuesday, folks! Early spring is in the air (if this week’s weather forecast is any clue). Sunday is the Super Bowl. Are you someone who watches the game, or the commercials? More...

Breaking News - 10:44 AM

Public transit modifies schedule; senior centers closed  Free Access 

The surprise overnight storm that intensified after sunrise is now affecting public transportation throughout the county. More...

Breaking News - 10:43 AM

Update: Haldane, Garrison & Putnam Valley schools now closed  Free Access 

UPDATE: Haldane, Garrison and Putnam Valley schools are now closed, as are Brewster, Mahopac and Carmel in eastern Putnam. More...

MTA Ridership On the Rise

The MTA on Tuesday announced that ridership increased significantly on Metro-North Railroad in 2015. Metro-North reported all-time record ridership of 86.1 million customers, an increase of 1.6% over 2014. More...

Always Lock Your Car

“Lock your car” is the suggestion being made by State Police this week following an increased amount of stolen vehicle complaints and valuables taken from unlocked vehicles by thieves under the cloak of darkness, including cases in Philip More...

Zika Health Advisory Issued by Putnam Health Department

The Putnam Health Department Friday issued an advisory for those traveling to Central or South America as well as the Caribbean Islands, Mexico and Brazil due to an epidemic of the Zika virus. More...

Wrong Way Driver Leads to Felony DWI Arrest

A Putnam Valley man is facing felony charges of aggravated DWI after his car was observed traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of traffic along the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County. More...

Putnam’s 2016 STOP-DWI Plan Approved

Calling it a “win-win,” Putnam’s STOP-DWI Coordinator Gene Funicelli has thanked members of the county Legislature for approving the municipality’s 2016 STOPDWI plan. More...

Weekly Poll

Considering the increasing number of rescues on area hiking trails, should there be a fee or fine for stranded/injured hikers to cover the costs rescue agencies face?
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