February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Lawmakers Criticize New Gun Law

Putnam County lawmakers have gone on record as opposing New York’s strict new gun legislation, charging it compels unfunded mandates while threatening the rights of legal gun owners. More...

Putnam Postpones Action on Hydrofracking Law

At the request of several town officials the Putnam Legislature has postponed enacting a countywide hydrofracking law to prohibit fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 wastewater facilities, be they publicly or privatel More...

7 Appointed to Traffic Safety Board

Residents of both eastern and western Putnam have been appointed to the county’s Traffic Safety Board. More...

Early Intervention Council Set to Meet

The next meeting of the Putnam County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council has been scheduled for Friday, March 15, commencing at 10 a.m. in Classroom #1 at the Putnam County Training & Operations Center, 112 Old Route 6, Carmel. More...

Putnam Shifts Funds for Tourism Office

Putnam lawmakers have voted to fully fund the county’s Tourism Bureau by transferring $23,000 from a contingency fund. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday February 137:30pm Budget Workshop at the Garrison School 7:30pm Philipstown Board Weekly Workshop 8:00pm Cold Spring Historic Dist Review Board Thursday February 147:00pm PNHFD Monthly Meeting 7:00pm Putnam Valley ZBA7:30pm Cold Spring Spec More...

Weekly Poll

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