June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Philipstown Dems Pick Candidates

The Philipstown Democrats have made their picks for the 2013 elections.   More...

Debate Over Relocation of Economic Agency at County

While business is on the rebound across Putnam County and the Putnam Economic Development Corporation, led by its recently hired chair—Meghan Taylor— hopes to continue steering economic vitality on both sides of the county, discussion and More...

Tamagna Out, Milner In at Commerce

Vincent Tamagna’s resignation as Chamber of Commerce president was accepted by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce board on Thursday. Chamber Vice President and business woman Debbi Milner was then elected to the position. More...

Ruggiero Leaving, to Be Peekskill City Manager

Putnam County Planner Anthony Ruggiero, hired by the county less than six months ago, is headed back to his former employer.  The former Carmel resident, who now lives in Fishkill, will be leaving county employment to become City Manager of the More...

Children’s Committee Kicks Off Fundraiser

The Putnam County Children’s Committee 2013 Fund Drive is underway.  The non-profit founded in 1918 provides assistance to local children in need of financial aid for health, education or welfare concerns.  Throughout the past 95 year More...

Paul Eldridge’s Legacy Continues

Paul Eldridge loves his work.  The Philipstown resident was unanimously re-appointed as Putnam Personnel Director last week by the county Legislature during its monthly meeting in Carmel.  Eldridge has served as Personnel Director for the p More...

Wind Shifts in Turbine Application

New hearing set for July 8

The homeowner who wants to install a wind turbine on his property in Philipstown is tacking to a new course in seeking town approval.The Zoning Board of Appeals, which is reviewing the matter, met briefly Monday night to discuss the installation of a More...

Putnam to Overhaul and Redesign Public Transportation

Putnam’s long-awaited Transportation Task Force report was released Monday and it suggested a complete overhaul of the county’s archaic public transportation system.  More...

Philipstown Reviews Indian Point Evac Zone

The initial agenda for the Philipstown Board’s June monthly meeting offered a full plate of potential discussion, including a possible Indian Point evacuation zone expansion and Putnam County economic development opportunities. More...

Planner Briefs Lawmakers on Hudson Fjord Trail

The plans for a multi-use trail known as the Hudson Fjord Hike/Bike Trail were reviewed Monday evening at a meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Economic Development Committee.  More...

No More Fees for Purple Heart Plates

State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Rhinebeck) co-sponsored legislation that will eliminate any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for Purple Heart recipients   More...

Meetings This Week

Wed Jun 12  6:00pm – Putnam Valley Town Board 7:30pm – Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop  7:30pm – Garrison School Board Special Meeting  8:00pm – Cold Spring Historic Dist Review Board  Thu Jun 13   More...

ANNOUNCEMENT

Curb side clean-up for Nelsonville residents will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013. You must have all material ready for pick up no later than 6 am. More...

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