July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Philipstown Gets FEMA Approval for Sandy Repairs

The Town of Philipstown has been approved to receive $37,385.27 for damages which occurred during Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012. More...

Cold Spring Chamber Chat

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is once again in transition: Lynn Miller has resigned her position on the board of directors. More...

Odell to Hold Public Hearings on Precious Metals Law

County Executive MaryEllen Odell will conduct two public hearings today (Wednesday) prior to signing an amendment to the Putnam County Code titled “Precious Metals and Gems.”  Members of the county Legislature approved revisions earl More...

Putnam Valley Highway Dept Gets a Report Card

Over the weekend this sign appeared along Hollowbrook Road in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley, which has been under construction for some time now for various reasons.This past week the r More...

Announcements

Cold Spring Seeks Planning Board Members  The Village of Cold Spring is seeking volunteers to serve on the Planning Board. More...

Road Report: ‘Goat Trail’ is Open Again

The tangled web of road closings in this part of Putnam became a little less tangled this week, as the announcement was made that Route 6/202 between the Bear Mountain Bridge and the Annsville traffic circle is once again open. More...

Truck Traffic On Peekskill Hollow Road Under Fire

Putnam County officials will be deciding in the weeks and months to come whether or not to ban heavy truck traffic along Peekskill Hollow Road except for local deliveries.  The narrow and winding road connects Route 301 in Kent Cliffs to Oscawan More...

Recipe for Disaster on 9D

Concern over pedestrian safety along 9D corridor

Monday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee was a lengthy and extremely uncomfortable session as 75 people crowded into a stifling hot meeting room at the Putnam Office Building in Carmel for a three hour get- More...

Grant Money May Soon Be Available for Fjord Trail Safety Improvements

The Town of Philipstown Board met on Wednesday, July 17 for their weekly workshop to discuss a grant for improvements to Little Stony Point’s parking lot and pedestrian crossing, the Butterfield project, senior citizen services and Civil Servic More...

Nelsonville Cancels Meeting

On Monday, Town Clerk Pauline Minners announced that the July 22 Nelsonville Board of Trustees monthly meeting was canceled.   “No one is available tonight,” Minners said. “I cannot have a meeting without a quorum.”  More...

Meetings This Week

Wed Jul 24 7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop  7:30pm – Cold Spring Emergency Prep Task Force  Thu Jul 25 7:30pm – Cold Spring Village Board  7:30pm – Philipstown Plan. More...

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