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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

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

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Village Sewer Cleaning and Inspections  Free Access 

   The Village Sewer Department has announced   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

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

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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

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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


   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


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

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

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Samara Tiffany-Miller

   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

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‘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

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Are you sick of winter yet?

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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

   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

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