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Nelsonville Burglary Results In Arrest Of Carmel Man

On July 21st, at approximately 7:42 pm, a 911 call was received at the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Garrison School District Receives State Approval For New Building Project Board makes numerous staff appointments and committee assignments

A special meeting was held by the Garrison School Board on July 25th. One of the things which made it so special was that the open session portion of the meeting lasted just under an hour. More...

Putnam Valley Day Deemed Great Success

by M. Carol McPeek More...

Coming Events

 

Briefly Noted

Philipstown Seniors Plan Trip To Cape Cod

The Philipstown Senior Citizens is sponsoring a 3-night, 4-day trip to Cape Cod. The trip includes a stop at Mystic Village, Mystic, CT, then on to Massachusetts, where lodging will be at Louis Bay Lodge, West Yarmouth, MA. More...

Collaborative Concepts Extends Show At McDonnell Atelier

In response to tremendous enthusiastic support from the community, the 23 artists involved in "Collaborative Concepts" at the McDonnell Atelier, have extended the exhibition and sale through Labor Day. More...

Police Activity NY State Police

On July 25, State Police at Cold Spring investigated a one-car property damage auto accident on Route 9, north of the Garrison Golf Club. Investigation revealed the driver of the van, Francis Skelton, age 45, was highly intoxicated. More...

County Executive Bondi Calls For Environmental Review Of Spraying For Mosquito Control

In response to public health concerns over the feared spread of the West Nile Virus to Putnam County, and the potentially hazardous impact of spraying chemicals to the environment, County Executive Bondi has called for the commencement of a full envi More...

Two Putnam County Legislators Call For A County-Wide Building Moratorium

Putnam County Legislator Robert McGuigan, Jr. (R - Carmel) and Sam Oliverio, Jr. (D- Putnam Valley) have called upon all the towns in Putnam County to enact a temporary building moratorium. More...

Hilltop Beach Assault Suspects Arrested One attacker allegedly impersonated a police officer

Four subjects have been arrested in connection with an assault that occurred on July 5th at Hilltop Beach in Putnam Valley. More...

Taconic Parkway In Yorktown Under Reconstruction Project will improve operations and increase safety on Parkway

The State Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin a $29 million project to reconstruct and provide safety improvements on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Yorktown, Westchester County, Governor Pataki announced last week. More...

Philipstown Town Board Considers Future Focus of CAC

At the July 26 meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, the Board discussed the future focus of the Philipstown Conservation Advisory Council (CAC). More...

Tony Abilo Retires From Lake Peekskill Improvement District

After 6 terms as President and innumerable hours working for the people of the Lake Peekskill Civic Association, Tony Abilo has decided to retire from the presidency of the district he has helped guide for well over 25 years. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Monuments To Mazzuca Dear Editor:

The continuing construction of cellular phone towers in Philipstown is creating a permanent legacy to Supervisor Mazzuca and the current Democratically-controlled Town Board. More...

Give Credit Where Credit Is Due Dear Editor,

The Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor admire the conviction and the concern expressed by Catherine Portman-Laux in her letter to the editor, "Seizing the Land for Special Interest Groups." (July 19, 2000). More...

Petrocelli’s Philipstown (reprinted at the request of the author) Dear Politician Petrocelli,

With regard to your brochure insert in the Putnam County News, I certainly appreciate the opportunity you have given the common folk of Philipstown to breach your iron gates and visit the private world of Petrocelli More...

Sports News

Cold Spring Teen Is Sports Envoy To Ireland

Brian P. O More...

Soccer Enthusiasts Needed

In an effort to better their local soccer program and to prepare for an exciting national tournament, the Putnam/Westchester County AYSO program is looking for volunteer coaches, referees, and administrators to help run its local soccer programs. More...

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