April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Ball’s Call to ‘Torture’ Boston Suspect Gets Mixed Reaction

State Senator Greg Ball’s suggestion that Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be “tortured” to extract more information was received with both positive and negative comments from his constituents. More...

Planners Review Open Space Submission

The Philipstown Planning Board met Thursday night and heard from several applicants, including a new submission from Open Space Conservancy. More...

Tamagna and Gipson Talk Transport in Putnam Valley

At the April 17 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting, Supervisor Bob Tendy and his town council focused primarily on transportation matters, with help from State Senator Terry Gipson and Vincent Tamagna, from the Putnam County Planning Department. More...

Announcement

The Cold Spring Highway Dept. will pick up lawn and leaf refuse every Wednesday for the month of April only. More...

Three Residents vie for two seats on the Historic District Review Board

Three Cold Spring Residents have submitted letters of interest in being appointed to the Historic District Review Board. The seats are the ones previously held by Peter Downey and Marie Early. More...

School Board Petitions for May Races at Haldane, Garrison, Putnam Valley

The Haldane School Board of Education meeting was Tuesday night, and the candidates running for trustee positions were announced. More...

Prosecutor York to Run for Sheriff

Putnam Chief Assistant District Attorney Christopher York has made it official. He plans to challenge three-term Sheriff Donald Smith in November as a Republican. More...

Patakis Honored by Bar Association

Former Gov. George Pataki and his wife, Putnam Tourism Director Libby Pataki, were honored Thursday night by the Putnam County Bar Association. The recognition came during the group’s annual dinner, at the Chalet on the Hudson, Cold Spring. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday APRIL 24 7:30pm Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop, discussion regarding website and town cleanup bid. Thursday APRIL 25 7:30pm Cold Spring Special Board/LWRP 7:30pm PV Town ZBA Public Hearing SATURday APRIL 27 More...

Weekly Poll

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