March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Ball Assails Katz on Pension Vote  Free Access 

Katz says real fix is needed, not one years away

Mere days after formally announcing their campaigns for the State Senate’s 40th District, incumbent Sen. More...

Odell Talks Up Butterfield

County Executive MaryEllen Odell supported expanding county services at the Butterfield site in western Putnam in her State-of-the-County address, a move enthusiastically hailed by Philipstown and Cold Spring officials who attended.  More...

Legislature Mixed on Odell Plan for County

Legislative reaction to County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s address varied from enthusiasm to disdain.  Legislator Richard Othmer of Kent liked what he heard: “MaryEllen is trying to do the right thing by taking our county into the fu More...

Entergy Accepting Applications to Help Fire, Police and Medical Responders

Entergy, the operator of the India Point power plants, has announced it is accepting applications for funding through their Safety Responders Fund.  More...

20 Motorists Summoned In Garrison Crackdown

Local enforcement of New York State’s recently enacted “Move Over Law” has begun.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department began its crackdown last week, when deputies conducted a special surveillance along Route 9 in Garrison - More...

Post Office Could Get Stamp of Approval, but Not at Butterfield

With the Butterfield site on hold, the Foodtown expansion project and Post Office relocation have once again begun to rise from the quagmire.  The Village of Cold Spring Planning Board is again broaching the possibility of using the vacant lot b More...

‘Don’t Fence Me In’ – Round Three

Fence heights are coming up (or not) again in Cold Spring.  More...

Putnam Valley Teachers Agree to Salary Freeze

Concerned about the struggling economy and its effect on local taxpayers in addition to the state mandated 2 percent tax levy cap, the Putnam Valley Federation of Teachers agreed Monday to a one-year memorandum of agreement resulting in a salary and More...

Pataki May Help Join East And West

New York State’s former First Lady hasn’t been this excited about public service since her first days in Albany as wife to Gov. George Pataki.  More...

Announcement

The Village of Cold Spring Water Department will be conducting a hydrant flush of the Distribution System, beginning Sunday, March 25th at 9 p.m.  More...

MEETINGS This Week

WEDNESDAY MARCH 21 7:00pm – Putnam Valley Town Board  7:30pm – Garrison School Board  THURSDAY MARCH 22 7:00pm – Putnam Valley Board of Ed  7:30pm – Cold Spring Special Board  FRIDAY MARCH 23  More...

Guinan's Moves Ahead at Planning Board

The Philipstown Planning Board could have had another very busy evening on its hands, but the Olnick- Spanu family of 245 Avery Road—whose proposed addition of a large-scale storage/ residential building to their property drew an overflow crowd More...

Putnam Valley Chamber Hosts Forum for Oregon Corners

From 10 a.m. More...

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