Gallagher to Challenge Merando for Town Clerk  Free Access 

   Philipstown Planning Board Clerk  Ann Gallagher will be challenging Town Clerk Tina Merando  in November to try to unseat her.Merando has been the Town Clerk for 12 years. Full Story

Pataki Kicks Off Presidential Run  Free Access 

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   Putnam County’s George Pataki, New York State’s former Governor, made it official Thursday: He is running next year for President of the United States. Full Story

Irma C. Scofield  Free Access 

   Irma C. Scofield, age 91, of Ogdensburg, NY, formerly of Cold Spring, NY died on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Riverledge Healthcare & Rehab in Ogdensburg, NY. Born in Mt. Full Story

Route 9 Speed Enforcement Nabs 30 Motorists

   Troopers were out in force on the eve of the long Memorial Day weekend and within a six hour period charged 30 motorists with speeding along Route 9 at the Philipstown-Cortlandt town line. Friday’s speed enforcement took place between 8 a.m. Full Story


Village Discusses Grants at Length  Free Access 

   Residents gathered for a rather stuffy workshop meeting at Village Hall. Full Story

Huge fire destroys home in Putnam Valley  Free Access 

   A raging fire destroyed a home in Putnam Valley Sunday night despite the efforts of firefighters from half a dozen area departments. Full Story

Phone outage in eastern Putnam resolved; had affected emergency calls  Free Access 

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Body found in Hudson ID'd as missing kayaker  Free Access 

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   The body of a man found in the Hudson River across from Garrison near West Point has been identified as that of missing kayaker Vincent Viafore of Poughkeepsie. Full Story

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Watch Fires burn brightly in Putnam County  Free Access 

   Fires burned brightly in steel drums at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park Friday evening to symbolize veterans' determination of never having their Full Story

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