Sybil Ludington comes to life on the 240th anniversary of her ride Free Access
History came to life throughout the Putnam County seat Thursday when Sybil Ludington rode into town atop her mount warning the militia forces that the British army was burning Danbury. Full Story
Were you in favor of Philipstown's Equal Protection Resolution?
Bizarre twist in Hudson search for Bear Mountain Bridge jumper Free Access
Updated with new info
A bizarre twist took place Thursday afternoon when emergency responders scouring the Hudson River in search of a woman who jumped to her death from the span on Wednesday evening found a body – but the remains were those of a man. Full Story
Peggy Pataki, mother of former governor, dies at 101
Margaret “Peggy’ Pataki, mother of former Governor George Pataki, passed away Monday at the Patakis’ home in Garrison at the age of 101. The former governor thanked family, friends and colleagues for their “thoughts and prayers. Full Story
Water Main Leak to Be Repaired Wednesday Free Access
On Wednesday, March 29, the Village Water & Highway Departments will be working on Garden Street, in the vicinity of #30, to repair a leak on the water main. Full Story
Good Rock Realty
Woman saved from jumping off Bear Mountain Bridge Free Access
Quick action on the part of State Police and members of the NYS Park Police averted a tragedy for a Bedford Hills family Sunday when a woman who had threatened to end her life by jumping off the Bear Mountain Bridge was found inside her parked car on Full Story
Links to https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/apa/6042003206.html.
Inferno destroys home in Putnam Valley
Firefighters responding to a report of a house fire in a remote section of Putnam Valley Thursday morning quickly realized they had a “barn burner” on their hands when smoke was visible over a wide area. The one-story wood frame residence at 31 Full Story
Links to /ads/Houlihan WEB 0419.pdf.
How was the snow removal around Philipstown?
Schools closed for Wednesday Free Access
Updated with late info
The aftermath of the Blizzard of 2017 will be felt Wednesday since ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS throughout the county will be closed due to winter’s last gasp. Full Story
Big rig hits TSP overpass at 301 Free Access
An out-of-state trucker, apparently unaware that ‘big rigs’ are not permitted to drive along the Taconic State Parkway, caused delays for southbound drivers early Friday when his International Harvester struck an overpass carrying the TSP over Route Full Story
STORM CANCELS SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE REGION Free Access
Friday’s snow has resulted in dozens of closings throughout the area. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN PUTNAM WILL BE CLOSED TODAY. Full Story
Body identified in bridge jumping Free Access
Updated with new info
A 25-year-old man asked the driver of a taxicab to stop at mid-span of the Bear Mountain Bridge early Thursday before he opened the cab’s door, ran a short distance and jumped 150 feet to his death.The circumstances leading to the bizarre end of Dalt Full Story
Anxious moments when submerged vehicle is found in creek Free Access
Continental Village firefighters were up early Saturday when summoned for a vehicle submerged in water up to its roof in the Annsville Creek. Full Story
Power outages across Putnam Free Access
Strong wind gusts have knocked down trees and utility poles interrupting electric service to thousands of Putnam residents Thursday. New York State Electric and Gas Company reports a large power interruption in the Patterson-Holmes area with oth Full Story
Links to http://www.philipstownreformsynagogue.org.
Putnam spared by violent line of storms
The weatherman gave Putnam residents a break Saturday evening when a strong line of rain and wind storms accompanied by lightning pelted the Hudson Valley. Areas to the north and west, including Dutchess, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counti Full Story
Motorcyclist missing in flaming crash Free Access
Police and fire radios reported a serious personal injury crash Saturday afternoon on a section of the Bear Mountain Bridge Road in Continental Village referred to as the Goat Trail. Reports indicated a motorcycle had crashed and burst int Full Story
Do you think parking on Main Street in Cold Spring should be metered?
TNT found in Philipstown Free Access
Explosives and blasting caps have been recovered from a wooded area in Philipstown. The Sheriff’s Department reported the incident on Friday evening although the recovery had been made on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 19. Full Story
Are you tracking the village elections in Nelsonville and Cold Spring?
Samara Tiffany-Miller 1992-2017 Samara Tiffany-Miller, 24, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died Feb. 15, 2017 at her family home.Sam was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 22, 1992, the daughter of Tim Miller and Donna Tiffany. Full Story
‘YES’ phone scam hits Putnam Free Access
Authorities issue consumer alert
If you receive a voice from an unfamiliar person asking: “Can you hear me?” or any other query provoking a ‘yes’ response, hang up the phone! That’s the advice of State Police because as Troop K Major Robert Nuzzo explained: “By answering Full Story
Links to http://www.joncarrealty.com/homes-for-sale/9-Spruce-Street-Cornwall-NY-12520-195202070.
Are you sick of winter yet?
Sweet Stella, a lost hound, back home safe
Had wandered away in snowstorm
‘Sweet Stella’ decided to take a walk during the season’s first major snow storm. The elderly female mixed breed hound lost her way in the blinding snow Thursday from her nearby residence and wound up on the Taconic State Parkway near Pudding St Full Story
Garrison man charged with Shrub Oak attempted burglaries
A Garrison man is facing felony charges for allegedly attempting to burglarize two residences and a vehicle in Shrub Oak. Full Story
Mary Stropoli of Brooklyn passed away peacefully on January 31, 2017, at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. She was 95. Born on January 5, 1922, in Brooklyn to the late Ant Full Story