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Wild morning for fire and EMS

   It’s been a wild Monday morning for fire, police and emergency services providers throughout the county.Overnight and early morning snow that delayed the opening of all public schools in Putnam and the closing of the Pawling School District resulted Full Story

First school delays this winter as snow hits  Free Access 

Haldane, Garrison & PV affected

   Residents awakened to a coating of snow on area roads and grassy surfaces this morning necessitating officials of area schools to err on the side of caution and delay openings for   Full Story

Carol S. Canfield  Free Access 

   Carol S. Canfield passed away on November 29, 2016, after a brief illness in Cold Spring, New York. She was the loving wife of Robert Canfield for 36 Years.    Full Story

Bad day for Orange County man in Philipstown

   Monday was a bad day for an Orange County man in Putnam County when he was arrested twice within a six hour time frame. Full Story

Camera catches Mahopac resident littering; arrest said to be a first  Free Access 

   A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged.  The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine.  Full Story

Do you plan on donating to a charitable cause this holiday season?

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Downed pole a reminder of past tragedy for Putnam family

   The holidays are always the most difficult for retired NYPD Lieutenant Terence Byrne and his daughter, Erin. Full Story

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Schumer calls for electronic speeding devices on large trucks  Free Access 

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High winds to continue Monday  Free Access 

Outages reported Sunday

   Strong  wind gusts knocking down tree limbs onto utility wires have resulted in a number of power outages throughout the region Sunday; high winds continue Monday Full Story


Haldane Falls to Cambridge in State Semifinal  Free Access 

Loss caps deep run in tourney

   KINGSTON – For the Haldane High School football team, it was over before it began. Full Story

Public discussion at full legislature meetings to remain as is

   A move by Legislator Dini LoBue to change county policy, allowing for public discussion at full meetings of the Putnam Legislature, fell on deaf ears Monday evening at a meeting of the legislature's Rules Committee.  Full Story

What are you doing for Thanksgiving?

Troopers investigate serious personal injury crash at county line

   State Police are continuing to investigate a personal injury crash on Route 9 at the Putnam-Dutchess border that sent a Philipstown teen to the hospital with serious injuries. Troop K Public Information Officer Trooper Melissa McMorris detailed Full Story


   A legend in the Putnam law enforcement community died suddenly Tuesday. Undersheriff Peter Convery was 65 years old. Full Story

Haldane Football Headed to State Semifinals!  Free Access 

14-6 over Roscoe for triumphant Blue Devils

   The Haldane Blue Devils football team beat Roscoe on Saturday afternoon, 14-6, advancing to the state semifinals next Friday.    Full Story

Veterans Day celebrated across Putnam

   Golden sunshine, glorious blue skies and gusty winds served as the backdrop Friday when scores of Putnam residents observed Veterans Day at a number of observances throughout the county.  Full Story



   Two 17 year old Mahopac girls are lucky to be alive following a dramatic rescue Thursday night from the chilly waters of Lake Mahopac. Full Story

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The water meter replacement program is being held up because the Putnam County Plumbing Board says a licensed plumber is needed to do the work. What do you think?

New totals, as Maloney, Serino, Reitz, Galef & Linson Are Victors  Free Access 

Updated with new info

   Updated: A large turnout at the polls on Election Day in Putnam County saw no major surprises in contested races. Full Story

Philipstown businesses hit by telephone scam  Free Access 

   Businesses in the greater Philipstown area are being victimized by a telephone scam. Full Story

Are you ready for winter?

Justice Race Takes Turn With Suit Against Republican  Free Access 

UPDATED with Comments from Thorpe, Linson

   The Conservative Party of Putnam County is suing Faye Thorpe, Republican and Independence Party candidate for Philipstown Town Justice, on the grounds that her current job presents a conflict of interest with her potential judicial appointment. Full Story


Battle of the Gun Ordinance: Mandate V. Educate  Free Access 

   “And here we are. Thanks for coming out,” said Supervisor Richard Shea. With that, an almost 2 and ½ hour workshop was kicked off. Full Story

Legislature adopts 2017 county budget; Philipstown opposition continues  Free Access 

   Following three weeks of discussion and debate, and a public hearing attended by a dozen residents primarily from western Putnam, who charged that county lawmakers were not transparent in their budget deliberations, the Putnam Legislature Thursday ni Full Story

Three injured in TSP crash

   Three people were injured Friday afternoon in a one vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley that closed the northbound lanes for several hours.  Full Story

With the Yankees and Mets out of contention, who are you rooting for in the World Series?

Putnam elections officials taking all precautions for Election Day

   Putnam County Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco has assured the public that local voters balloting on Election Day have nothing to worry about as to whether their vote will be tallied properly.  Some residents expressed concern tha Full Story


Hiker Rescued at Old Rock Quarry; Firefighter Struck by Car While Unloading Equipment  Free Access 

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   The assistant chief of the Cold Spring Fire Co. No. Full Story

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