2022-06-08 E-Edition

Scannapieco Out:

Putnam’s GOP Elections Commissioner Resigns

Anthony Scannapieco, who has served more than three decades as Putnam’s Republican Elections Commissioner, has tendered his letter of resignation effective June 30. Scannapieco also serves as the county and Carmel’s GOP Chairman. The move will have broad impact across county GOP politics. On Saturday, Scannapieco recounted that he decided to step down because of “politics. During my time in […]

Putnam Valley

Off-Duty NYC Dectective Dies in Peekskill Hollow Crash

A 38-year-old off-duty New York City Police Department detective was killed early Friday in a single car accident on Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley. Captain Michael Grossi of the Sheriff’s Department said the crash occurred at 12:50 am near the intersection of Nashua Road. The captain said that when deputies arrived minutes after several calls were received by the […]

Trustees Talk Parking, But Analysis Continues

Cold Spring

Last Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the Village Board of Trustees sat down to discuss the ongoing issue of parking in Cold Spring. Not only does the parking policy in the Village affect Cold Spring residents, but also businesses and short-term rentals. Last August, an ad hoc committee presented numerous recommendations to solve the parking issue. It was proposed to introduce […]

Talk of our Towns

Haldane’s Drama department is presenting Clue this weekend, June 10 and 11, at 7 pm. Tickets available at the door at $12, students $5, seniors free. The school is at 15 Craigside Drive in Cold Spring. The Foundry Rose is preparing to open soon, in the space that formerly was the Foundry Café. Construction work has been going on for […]

State Senate Seat to See Spirited Race

Philipstown & Putnam Valley

In the 1970s and 1980s, the late Jay Rolison represented Putnam County in the New York State Senate. Now his son, Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison, will be the Republican candidate for the newly created 39th State Senate seat that includes Philipstown and Putnam Valley in addition to much of Dutchess County along with Newburgh and Montgomery in Orange County. Meanwhile, […]

Barbara A. Muscat (Scarola)

May 11, 1966 – June 4, 2022

Barbara A. Muscat (Scarola) passed away peacefully on June 4, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was 56. Barbara was born on May 11, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Salvatore and Mary Scarola. Barbara was a graduate of SUNY Oneonta and Pace University where she earned her degrees in History and Political Science. She taught history […]

Two from Putnam Earn Coveted Service Academy Appointments

Jude Paul Brower of Mahopac, a senior attending the Brunswick School in Connecticut, and Caitlin Marie Healy of Garrison, currently attending Walter Panas High School, were among nine young people honored last week by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney on their appointments to service academies at a send off reception in Newburgh. Healey will be attending the Air Force Academy and […]


BrewsterJune 16 6 pm Western Conn. State University West Side Campus CarmelJune 22 6 pm Carmel High School HaldaneJune 18 10:30 am Haldane High School MahopacJune 23 7 pm Mahopac High School Putnam ValleyJune 17 7pm Putnam Valley High School

Death Notice

Patrick J. Farrell of Boynton Beach January 1940 – May 2022