March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

TALK of our TOWN

Election excitement is building in Cold Spring and Nelsonville. Please remember that from now through March 15, election-related letters must appear as paid advertisements. More...

Nelsonville Election Requires New Ballots

Village to discuss preparations should a dignitary ever visit

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Nelsonville held its monthly meeting February 22 in the village courtroom. The unusual Tuesday night scheduling was because of the President’s Day holiday.   More...

Positioning for Power: Nelsonville Trustee Race

Native Anthony Merante Defends His Seat

Things are usually pretty quiet in the tiny village of Nelsonville, but in anticipation of some excitement, Village Clerk Pauline Minners has ordered 100 ballots for the March 15 election—the first one in nearly a decade to feature a contested More...

Possible Elimination of Problem Gambling Services Concerns Putnam Officials

Problem gamblers in need of help may soon have nowhere to turn if Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget is enacted next month.  When unveiling his fiscal spending plans for 2011-12, Cuomo announced acrosstheboard reductions for many gra More...

Oliverio Seeking His Final Term

PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE

In November Legislator Sam Oliverio will be seeking his final term as a member of the Putnam County Legislature.  More...

Putnam Sales Tax Revenue on Upswing

Putnam County sales tax coffers are starting off the New Year where 2010 left off—on an upswing. More...

Candidate Announcement

The Highway From Texas ... To The Road For Village Trustee

I was born in a small Texas town that reminds me a lot of the vibrancy and close-knit fabric of Cold Spring. More...

Ball: Death to Cop Killers by T.J. Haley

Next Monday, State Senator Greg Ball (40th district), with senate colleague Martin Gold­en of Brooklyn, will introduce a bill to allow New York State to impose the death penalty on cop killers and terrorists. More...

Positioning for Power: Nelsonville Trustee Race

Steven Dubroff Seeks to Give Village a Choice

For the first time in nearly ten years, the people of Nelsonville will have a choice as to who will serve on the three-member village board of trustees. More...

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