January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Cleaning Up After Storm in Western Putnam

In the second winter storm in four days, about 6 inches of snow fell Saturday on western Putnam County, requiring a good bit of scooping and snowblowing throughout Cold Spring, Garrison and Putnam Valley. More...

‘Last Chance’ Flu Vaccine Clinic Next Week

Have you been immunized against influenza this year? You have one “last chance” to get your flu shot through the Putnam County Health Department. More...

Foreclosures Rise, But With Few Jobs, Unemployment Low at 6.2 %

Here’s a statistic Putnam isn’t proud of: New York State’s second smallest county in geography only to Rockland County is ranked among the top statewide by the New York State Association of Realtors when it comes to foreclosure acti More...

Man Charged Over Parking Dispute

A Putnam Valley man apparently enraged by a motorist who parked in a fire lane at the Shrub Oak Shopping Center is now facing felony charges for allegedly damaging the vehicle by ramming it with a shopping cart. More...

‘Know Before You Go’ App

Have you ever spent time waiting for a New York City subway train that never seems to arrive? The comparatively new in-station countdown clocks are helpful, but what do you do if you’re above ground and trying to plan your day? More...

Humane Society Seeks Items, Donations

The Putnam Humane Soci- ety has a wish list and will gratefully accept donations at any time of the year. More...

The Best Laid Plans: Resolutions Abound  Free Access 

A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. More...

And the Word Is….Whatever

A year-end Marist Poll brought few surprises when it comes to the most annoying word of phrase in conversation. For the fourth consecutive year, Americans consider “whatever” to be the most annoying. More...

21 Motorists Nabbed in Putnam Valley

A roving State Police Occupant Safety Detail along the Taconic State parkway in Putnam Valley resulted in 21 arrests last Friday. More...

‘Photovoice’ to Raise Awareness of Drugs & Alcohol in County

Youth aged 13 to 18 are being encouraged this week to join the “photovoice” movement. More...

Talk of our Town

Happy 2013 to one and all, and welcome to Volume 147 of the Putnam County News & Recorder. At least we’re not skipping a year, as with elevator numbers. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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