January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Quick Wrapup for Philipstown Board

The Philipstown Board met for its end-of-year meeting Thursday night. The meeting went quickly and few things were on the agenda. More...

OTB Revenue Tanks in Putnam

A decade ago Off-Track Betting revenue generated at Putnam’s two betting parlors generated more than $1.5 million annually. More...

Appointments Made at Legislature Year-end Meeting

Putnam legislators had their work cut out for them when making a variety of appointments at the body’s year-end meeting. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday January 2, 2013 6:00pm Putnam Valley Reorganizational Meeting 7:00pm Haldane School Board  7:30pm Philipstown Board Weekly Workshop  7:30pm Garrison School Board Special Meeting  Thursday January 3 7pm Philipst More...

2013: New Dunkin’ Likely, Firehouse Possible

Dunkin’ Donuts backers Kenny and Fran Elmes are ready to go, but they need to wait 30 days after the Planning Board’s vote of approval last month to apply for a permit to move ahead. That brings us to January 5. More...

New Head of Emergency Services for Putnam

  The county legislature, by a unanimous vote, confirmed the appointment of Adam Stiebeling as the new Head of Emergency Services for Putnam. More...

Legislature Declares 'Kevin Bailey Day'

Upset at criticism by executive

Members of the Putnam Legislature, upset over County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s criticism of the recently retired president of the non-for-profit Putnam County Economic Development Corporation, have proclaimed July 6, 2013, Kevin Bailey Day in Putna More...

Sales Tax Revenue Steady

Putnam County will meet its sales tax projection for the year gone by. Through the first 11 months of 2012, county coffers received nearly $45.5 million in sales tax receipts with December still to be tallied. More...

Announcement

Since there was no curbside pickup on New Year’s Day, the Village of Cold Spring Highway Department will be picking up garbage on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Please put receptacles at the curbside the evening before. More...

Weekly Poll

Would you be upset if Cold Spring lost the post office and senior center due to the Planning Board's continued review?
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