June 13, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Hudson River Fjord Trail, a Possibility

Senator Chuck Schumer (DNY) said he will push the effort to help create a walking and biking path between Beacon and Cold Spring. More...

Philipstown Board Looks to Improve Communication

Email, paperwork discussed

With all of the controversy in Philipstown lately, it was refreshing to attend just one meeting that didn’t include heated references to Butterfield, Dunkin’ Donuts, riverside light pollution, or soil mining. More...

Town Reviews Proposal Requests

PHILIPSTOWN RECREATION COMMISSION

After a two-week hiatus from what had become a regular weekly series of meetings, Supervisor Richard Shea and members of the Philipstown Board again met with resident Joe Regele, Recreation Director Amber Stickle, and several members of the Philipsto More...

Three Coroners to Serve County Next Year

Starting next year, three coroners will be serving residents of Putnam County. More...

Odell Wants Code Changes

County Executive MaryEllen Odell has called on the county’s six towns and three villages to review building codes in the wake of last month’s calamity in Carmel that claimed four lives. More...

PUTNAM COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

2012 FEDERAL PRIMARY ELECTION DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN PRIMARY

ADDITIONAL OFFICE HOURS FOR ABSENTEE VOTING June 14 Thursday 5 P.M. - 7 P.M. June 16 Saturday 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. June 19 Tuesday 5 P.M. - 7 P.M. June 21 Thursday 5 P.M. - 7 P.M. June 23 Saturday 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. More...

Polhemus Gets Suspension, Fine, Community Service

Pleads guilty Wednesday in Philipstown

The Philipstown Justice Court met Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. sharp with Judge Alan Steiner presiding, despite a temporary power outage in the building. More...

Trees Will Enhance the Village Gateway

A busy crossroads in the Village of Cold Spring is about to get a little bit shadier thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Urban and Community Forestry Program. More...

Brevity Rules at Village Board

The Cold Spring Village Board held a notably brief meeting Tuesday night. Mayor Seth Gallagher presided over the compact agenda along with Trustees Matt Francisco, Bruce Campbell, Ralph Falloon, and Chuck Hustis. More...

Gilman Retires, New Slate Announced for Dems

At their June 2nd meeting, the Philipstown Democratic Committee endorsed the following candidates for State and Local offices: Terry Gipson for New York State Senate District 41; Sandy Galef (incumbent) for New York Assembly District 95; Steve Rosari More...

Bennett Hailed for Elections Work

Robert Bennett has seen it all during his 36 years as Putnam County Elections Commissioner. More...

Mortgage Tax Receipts Climb Slightly

Mortgage tax receipts are on the rebound. The receipts are an indicator of economic growth and, following a dismal report issued last fall, Putnam County’s mortgage tax revenue increased slightly during the past six months. More...

Meetings This Week

Wed. JUNE 13 6pm - Putnam Valley Town Board Work Session 7:30pm - Garrison School Board Special Meeting 7:30pm - Philipstown Board Weekly Workshop 8pm - Cold Spring Historic Dist Review BoardTHU. JUNE 14 7pm - Philipstown N. More...

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