December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

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Officials Sworn In for Philipstown  Free Access 

Ceremony was at VFW in Cold Spring

In a coda to a hard-fought election, Philipstown officials were sworn in at the VFW hall in Cold Spring late Friday afternoon. More...

Assemblywoman Hosts Town Meetings throughout District  Free Access 

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will kick off the Putnam portion of a series of town meetings throughout her Assembly District on Saturday, January 21 with meetings in Garrison and Peekskill. More...

Putnam Rates Second Lowest in State Unemployment Rate

Putnam County has one of the lowest rates of unemployment in all of New York State.  The New York State Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment for November was 6.1 percent, or the second lowest rate statewide. More...

BOCES’ Balancing Act  Free Access 

Administrators at the Putnam Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services have a complicated wish list this year. More...

Ball, Hayworth Spar in Christmas Fight

In the last days before Christmas, it was a Greg Ball vs. Nan Hayworth smackdown playing out over the U.S. House’s action on the payroll tax cut. More...

Nelsonville Sees Mortgage Tax Slump  Free Access 

Mayor Tom Corless presided over a brief monthly meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees on Dec. 19 held in the Village Hall that was gaily decorated for the holidays.  More...

Power Outages On Schumer’s Mind During Carmel Visit

Senator Charles Schumer had power outages on his mind when visiting Carmel.  More...

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