August 8, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Philipstown Learns How to Be ‘Red Cross Ready’

Arielle Ortiz is a young and energetic Rockland Countybased Red Cross volunteer. More...

Cold Spring Budget in Good Shape

The Village of Cold Spring is in comparatively strong financial shape after completing its 2011-12 fiscal year. More...

Town Meets on Roads, Drainage

The actual “meeting” part of the Philipstown Monthly Meeting held last Thursday in Continental Village was brief, considering that most of the session was consumed by tree-trimming and emergency preparation. More...

Restoring the Mt. Beacon Fire Tower

After a two-year delay, the Mt. Beacon Fire Tower Restoration Committee announced that significant progress has been made in the restoration efforts. More...

Putnam Bugler Poll Results

Developments are coming fast on both Butterfield and Dunkin’ Donuts, with a special village panel taking up Butterfield, and the Planning Board rebuffing, so far, plans for a new Dunkin’. More...

Openness Is Goal for Citizens of Philipstown Group

Speaker session Aug. 15 to highlight rules

In an effort to spur openness of public records and meetings, the Citizens of Philipstown group is bringing the state’s leading open government advocate here next Wednesday as part of its “keynote speaker series.” More...

Nan Hayworth Talks with Seniors  Free Access 

Meeting comes as lawmakers hit the district in August

Putnam Valley seniors had a chance Wednesday to take their concerns to a host of government officials, including Congresswoman Nan Hayworth.The seniors were first greeted by County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Assemblyman Steve Katz and Putnam Valley S More...

Scuccimarra Sworn in as Bar Officer

Judge Thomas Scuccimarra of Garrison was recently sworn in as an officer of the White Plains Bar Association. He served as a director of the Association for the past several years and has now been elected to the position of Secretary. More...

Putnam’s Hotel Occupancy Tax Refocuses

Putnam’s proposed implementation of a 4-percent room occupancy tax for hotels and motels countywide as a new source of revenue may not be dead after all. More...

Weekly Poll

How concerned are you about the recent burglaries in Cold Spring?
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