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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

Should Cold Spring have a proper dog park?

Molloy charged with $10 theft of newspapers  Free Access 

Allegedly purloined copies of New York Times

   The chairman of the Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, Barney Molloy, is facing larceny charges for allegedly stealing copies of the New York Times from bundles outside the Cupoccino Full Story

President Trump’s refugee Executive Order gets mixed reaction

   President Trump’s executive order related to refugees from Islamic parts of the world is getting mixed reaction around the Hudson Valley. Full Story

Who do you want to win the Super Bowl?

Goat Trail Closed Briefly Due to Flooding, 84 WB Due to Accident  Free Access 

School and cancellation roundup

   Motorists heading toward the Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon Bridge along westbound I-84 are experiencing delays this morning as the result of a rollover tractor trailer crash that has closed the interstate westbound from Exit 11 to Exit 12. Full Story

Reaction mixed to Trump inauguration  Free Access 

   Hours after Donald Trump took his oath of office becoming the 45th President of the United States, reaction in and around Putnam County was mixed regarding the President’s address.Former Gov. Full Story

The Village of Cold Spring is discussing raising the speed limit to 30mph, except in school zones, to match state standards. What do you think of this?

Houlihan Lawrence Cold Spring - Tile Ad - 1.18.2017


Paul Boscia named as Putnam’s new Undersheriff

   A career member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department -- who retired only three weeks ago -- will soon be back on the job but this time as U Full Story

Snow squalls ice roads, resulting in dozens of mishaps  Free Access 

   Snow accumulations were small across Putnam late Saturday afternoon and early evening but the precipitation falling on icy cold road surf   Full Story

O’Keefe case adjourned by Philipstown magistrate until March

   The case against a retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel town councilman and previous member of the Mahopac Board of Education is nearing completion, according to District Attorney Robert Tendy. Full Story

The Cold Spring firehouse roof is leaking, and the AC needs replacing. What should the village do?


   Icy road conditions are reported on several area roads this morning with Route 301 in Kent, Putnam Valley and Philipstown especially dangerous. Several crashes were reported at 6:30 am in the vicinity of the Taconic State Parkway due to the blac Full Story

Impending storm forces cancellation of after school activities  Free Access 

   The winter of 2016-17 is making up for the ‘lack of winter’ of 2015-16!Another storm forecast for late this afternoon and evening has forced most area schools to cancel all after school activities.Only the Brewster District is also dismissing classes Full Story

NYPD van overturns on Taconic

   A New York City Corrections Department van overturned on the Taconic State Parkway near Pudding Street in Putnam Valley early Monday, necessitating an emergency response from the Putnam Valley Fire Department and New York State Police.   Full Story

Another ice box of a morning  Free Access 

   Frigid temps again Monday AM to start the week; even colder than Sunday morning. Full Story

The parking meter at the lot on Fair Street brought in more money than expected. Does Cold Spring still have parking problems?

Fisticuffs on Taconic in Putnam Valley

   The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center switchboard lit up like a Christmas tree when caller after caller reported a “man with a knife attacking another individual” on the Taconic State Full Story

Glenn A. Sayres  Free Access 

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Do you have any vacations planned for this winter?

First 48 hours of 2017 hectic for emergency responders across county  Free Access 

   It was a busy New Year’s weekend for Putnam’s emergency responders with police, fire and EMS personnel answering dozens of calls from Carmel to Cold Spring.    Full Story

Search suspended for man who jumped from Bear Mountain Bridge

Updated with new info

   The search for a man who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge Friday has been suspended. Full Story

Do you have any New Year's Resolutions?

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