January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Title Dispute Stymies Scenic Hudson Land Buy

Scofield Ridge Is Critical Link Among Breakneck, Mount Beacon & Fishkill Ridge

A land title dispute has led Scenic Hudson to terminate its contract to purchase and protect the largest privately owned forested property in the Hudson Highlands, the environmental group said Tuesday. More...

Putnam Young Republicans Elect Officers for 2017

Putnam’s Young Republicans, now eight years old, have elected officers for 2017.  Nick Fannin will lead the organization as president while Marykate Acquisto was elected as vice president; Tara Keegan as secretary and Sarah Greene as treas More...

Public Hearings at Philipstown Board

The Town Board held and closed a public hearing on December 18th, abandoning a right of way on Old Albany Post Road. This is so a property owner can sell the property, which was previously subject to the right of way.  More...

Garrison Fire Commissioners Sworn In

The newly elected Garrison Fire District Commissioners were sworn in by Town Clerk Tina Merando at the District's Organizational Meeting at Garrison Station 2 earlier this month. More...

Cuomo’s State of Our State

from the County chamber

Our Governor has chosen an unusual delivery for his 2017 “State of the State” message, visiting multiple sites as opposed to the customary presentation in front of a joint session of the Legislature and invited guests. More...

Firefighters and EMS Providers Now Protected Under ‘Move Over’ Law

Putnam Commissioner of Emergency Services Tony Sutton applauded state lawmakers Saturday for expanding New York’s ‘Move Over’ Law to protect volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel.  More...

Meetings this Week

Wednesday January 25 6pm Cold Spring HDRB at Village Hall 7pm-Cold Spring Rec. Commission at Village Hall 7:30pm Cold Spring Tree Advisory at Village Hall Thursday January 26 7pm Cold Spring Planning Board at Village Hall Tuesday January 31 More...

Weekly Poll

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