September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21 6:00pm – PV Public Hearing + PV Town Board  7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop  7:30pm – Garrison School Board Regular Meeting THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 22 7:00pm – Putnam Valley More...

Club Putnam Loses Another: Maguire Pleads Guilty

Leibell’s aide asked contractor to obstruct probe ‘to the grave’

Raymond Maguire pleaded guilty just after noon Thursday to trying to obstruct the federal investigation into former state senator Vincent Leibell, his million-dollar house and millions more in construction work for the Putnam Community Foundation. More...

Disaster Loan Program for Businesses

NYBDC Local Development Corporation has announced a Disaster Loan Program to provide ‘quick liquidity’ to businesses suffering storm or flood damage resulting from Tropical Storm Irene. More...

Pataki Blasts President Obama

Former Governor George Pataki is not at all enamored of President Obama. More...

County Proclaims Small Business Month

Small business constitutes the most important segment of America’s free enterprise system. At last week’s regular meeting of the Putnam Legislature, lawmakers proclaimed September Small Business Recognition Month. More...

Papers Appeal Audit Coverup

The Putnam County Courier and the Putnam County News & Recorder have appealed Putnam County’s coverup of audit records that led to designating official newspapers for legal notices last month. More...

Councilwoman Says Thank You

On Friday Putnam Valley Town Councilwoman Jackie Annabi brought a giant chocolate chip cookie to Town Hall. More...

Utility Takes a Beating

On Thursday night the courtroom at Putnam Valley Town Hall held a lively workshop to discuss the state of the town in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, and New York State Electric and Gas—NYSEG—was at the heart of the discussion. More...

Shopping Local Is Important for Business Survival in Today’s Economy

From the Chamber

“You can't stop business from going global, but you can make it listen to the responsibilities that go with jumping onto the globalization bandwagon.” - Anita Roddick More...

Weekly Poll

Do you think it was wrong to bus local senior citizens to evening legislature meetings in Carmel so they could weigh in on the topic?
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