Do you support the town's decision to pave part of South Mountain Pass?


   Four young men from Brewster are sporting gold medals today after being crowned as CHAMPIONS representing the United States at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Full Story

Putnam’s Algae Bloom Epidemic Spreads

   Putnam County’s algae bloom epidemic is spreading.Not only are beaches on Lake Carmel closed until next week at the earliest but this weekend’s Lake Peekskill Community Festival in Putnam Valley has been cancelled due to the outbreak of the potential Full Story

Mahopac pet shop owner charged with animal cruelty; pet shop manager from Cold Spring also arrested  Free Access 

   A 55-year-old Mahopac man who owns pet shops in Danbury as well as Mohegan Lake and Wappingers Falls  has been charged with three counts of animal cruelty in connection with two dogs and a kitten, two of which were euthanized. Full Story


Truck crash closes Route 6 in Continental Village

   A flatbed tractor-trailer rig hauling railroad ties overturned Monday morning on Route 6 also known as the Goat Trail, shutting the road in both directions from the Bear Mountain Bridge to the Annsville traffic circle. Full Story

One injured when boat capsizes in the Hudson  Free Access 

Large rescue effort; new details from Garrison Fire

   One person was injured early Saturday when a boat capsized in the Hudson River between Cold Spring and Garrison. Full Story

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Thousands visit Putnam 4-H Fair

   Ideal weather conditions attracted thousands to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent Friday for the kick-off to Putnam’s County’s 44th annual 4-H fair.Tabbed as the “highlight” of the summer season in Putnam, this year’s fair is being held in ho Full Story

Do you think the crowds and conditions along Philipstown's hiking trails are a concern?

Stinging Insects On The Prowl

   “Tis the season for stinging insects!Numerous reports of individuals being stung by bees, wasps and hornets in the past week, prompted a visit to Cornell Cooperative Extension in Southeast where Putnam Cornell Community Educator Jennifer Stengle &nbs Full Story

Seatbelts Save Woman and Child From Serious Trauma

    Putnam Valley fire and EMS personnel arriving on the scene of Sunday’s crash on the Taconic State Parkway Full Story

Weekly Poll

Do you support the town's decision to pave part of South Mountain Pass?