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Rt. 9D Accident Ends With Car in Woods

   Rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 9D near Dick’s Castle Road at 8:21 AM Friday. The accident occurred when a car moving south swiped a pole, various signs and the stone wall, then crossed the center line. Full Story

Dissenting lawmakers question legality of transporting senior citizens to meeting  Free Access 

   Two members of the Putnam Legislature want State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate whether or not the county acted properly by transporting a bus load of senior citizens from the Cold Spring area to Carmel in order for them to attend Full Story

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Lisle Gilbert  Free Access 

   Lisle Gilbert, age 74, of Waitsfield, Vermont died peacefully in his sleep on the morning of September 17th. Raised in Garrison, New York, Lisle was one of six boys born to Anne and O. Rundle Gilbert. Full Story

Household income declines in 2015, but Putnam still leads Hudson Valley

   Despite the fact that median household income declined in Putnam last year to $90,538, the county continues to have the highest income in the Hudson Valley. The U.S. Full Story

Meaning of Ruling in Gun Permit Case at Issue, as Court Tells Putnam to Turn Over Names  Free Access 

   A New York appeals court has found that Putnam County is obligated to turn over the names of more than 11,000 people who hold concealed carry permits. Full Story

Do you think the Continental Village tax issue will ever be solved?

Last attempt to derail Senior Center fails at Legislature  Free Access 

Scuccimarra: 'You people are spiteful'

   One final attempt by opponents to derail the Cold Spring senior center project failed Wednesday night, but not before heated exchanges between lawmakers opposed to the project and those in favor permeated a meeting room at the County Office Building Full Story

Linson Over Hilpert in Race for Judge  Free Access 

   Primary Day had registered Democrats, Republicans, Conservative, Independence and Green Party voters all casting ballots in a variety of political races across Putnam.  Full Story

Julia A. Hustis  Free Access 

   Julia A. Hustis, age 75, of Nelsonville, died on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Riverside, NJ, on March 2, 1941. She was predeceased by her mother Adelaide (Joachim) Walthy. Full Story

The U.S. Coast Guard is reviewing a proposal to establish more anchorage sites on the Hudson for barges and ships. What do you think?


Police Identify Those in 3-Fatality Wreck at State Line  Free Access 

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   Police have identified those killed in a single car crash at the state line that occurred after a police chase. Full Story

What should be done with the public restrooms in Cold Spring on Main?

Sylvio Nastasi

   Sylvio G Nastasi (Mush) passed away on August 24th at St Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. Sylvio would have been 89 this December. Sylvio was born in Cold Spring in 1927. He worked for his Father James (Jimmy the mason) Nastasi. Full Story

Construction on the Pudding Street overpass won't start until 2019. What are your thoughts?

Commotion at the Bear Mountain Bridge

   The entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge in Continental Village resembled a cops and robbers thriller early Monday when police and emergency responders converged on the span following reports received of three men climbing the bridge’s east tower.The Full Story

Have you done back-to-school shopping yet?

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner to step down next month

   One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial posi Full Story

Felony charges lodged for defacing Garrison bridge

   Defacing a bridge with graffiti is no laughing matter in the eyes of the law, as two northern Westchester teens found out Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Department arrested John Darling, 18, and a 17-year-old, both of Cortlandt Manor, for allegedly sp Full Story

Putnam Valley has banned smoking at parks and beaches. Should Cold Spring do the same?

Oppressive heat and humidity to continue  Free Access 

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   The weather service said the heat index throughout the region ranged from 105 to 110 degrees–making Saturday the warmest day of the year. No relief is in store for Sunday and Monday won’t be much better. Full Story

Given the legislature's recent move to table, do you think a new Senior Center will ever become a reality in Cold Spring?

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Two dozen moms and their kids participate in Big Latch On

   Two dozen of Putnam’s breastfeeding moms from both the eastern and western sections of the county traveled to Carmel FD headquarters Friday and participated in the Big Latch On. Full Story

Monsoons cause havoc across Putnam

   Drought-like conditions quickly evaporated over the weekend when monsoon-type rains pelted the region, causing disruptions. Full Story

Cops: Cold Spring burglar traveled by train to village

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   The arrest of a Dutchess County man last week in connection with the alleged burglaries of businesses throughout Cold Spring as well as communities in southern Dutchess and northern Westchester reads like a script from a feature crime thriller.  Full Story

Residents Air Concerns on Road Resurfacing  Free Access 

   Philipstown residents took to Facebook in recent days to talk about the road resurfacing throughout town that has left what many believe is too much loose gravel.The resurfacing is not a full repaving, but rather, a step down from that. Full Story

What's your verdict on the Cold Spring Sidewalk Project?

Josephine Pidala  Free Access 

    Josephine Pidala, age 87, a lifelong Cold Spring resident died on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Cold Spring on September 30, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. Full Story

Two men seriously injured in Garrison crash

   Two men suffered serious injuries Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 9D, one mile south of Route 403, in Garrison. The crash took place around 1:20 p.m. Full Story

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Do you think the Continental Village tax issue will ever be solved?