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 Full Story
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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
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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
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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
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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
Should Cold Spring have a proper dog park?
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
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
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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
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
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?
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
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