December 19, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

It's Official: Terry Gipson Defeats Steve Sland

A new state senator will represent Philipstown, Putnam Valley and Kent on January 1 now that Senator-elect Terry Gipson has defeated long-time State Senator Stephen Saland. More...

Teamsters Contract Still Pending in Putnam Valley

In the absence of Supervisor Bob Tendy, Putnam Valley councilwoman and Deputy Supervisor, Jackie Annabi, ran the Town Board meeting on Dec.12. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday DECEMBER 196:30pm Philipstown Board Weekly Workshop8:00pm Historic District Review Board MeetingMonday DECEMBER 24CHRISTMAS EVETuesday DECEMBER 25CHRISTMAS DAYWednesday DECEMBER 26 More...

Breaking News - 12/22/2012 1:40 PM

Tamagna Tapped to Overhaul Transit

Will lead policy and task force groups

Outgoing Legislator Vincent Tamagna has been tapped by County Executive MaryEllen Odell to revamp Putnam County’s expensive transportation system. More...

Nelsonville Demands Crosswalks

Nelsonville Mayor Tom Corless definitely dropped a bomb or two at the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday night. More...

Shed Saga Nears Completion, But Rancor Is Growing

Another Monday, and another Cold Spring Zoning Board workshop took place to lay the groundwork for the denouement of the seemingly endless saga of a shed. More...


Since there will be no curbside pickup on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day, the Village of Cold Spring Highway Department will be picking up garbage on Thursday, December 27, 2012 and Thursday, January 3, 2013. More...

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