January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Ball Unveils YouCutAlbany.com

State Senator Greg Ball wants the public to become involved in reducing the size of New York State government.  Ball kicked off Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Savings and Government Efficiency (SAGE) initiative at a Carmel news conference last we More...

Dunn Fraud Trial Underway This Week

Jury selection continues in the case that will determine the innocence or guilt of former Deputy Sheriff Barbara Dunn.  Three alternate jurors will be chosen Thursday with opening statements expected to be heard on Friday before the nine-woman, More...

Fire and EMS Responders Experience Busiest Year Ever

Two thousand ten was the busiest year ever in the history of Putnam County’s fire and EMS agencies, with nearly 9,000 calls answered by the all-volunteer services.  At last week’s meeting of the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Em More...

Nan Hayworth Takes Her Oath in the Hudson Valley

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth wanted local constituents to witness her swearing-in. Four hundred of her supporters including many from Putnam County traveled to Orange Community College in Middletown Sunday for an inauguration ceremony.  More...

Gallagher to Announce Candidancy Friday

The PCN&R has learned that Mayor Seth Gallagher will announce his reelection bid Friday, January 21, at noon in front of the village hall.  More...

Law Enforcement Increases Security for Elected Officials

Law enforcement officials across Putnam County met last week to discuss beefing up security measures for elected officials in the wake of the shooting rampage in Arizona.  More...

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