January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Speed Increase In Cold Spring?

The Village of Cold Spring is considering changing its speed limit, shown here by the 15 mph sign, to what Deputy Mayor Marie Early said is a state-required 30 mph. More...

Putnam Bridges to Be Improved

Two bridges in Putnam County will be rehabilitated thanks in part to state funding through the $21 million BRIDGE NY initiative.  A span carrying Welfare Road over the East Branch of the Croton River in Southeast will benefit with a $465,000 gra More...

Violence at Sheriff’s Dept. Injures Officers

Putnam County Sheriff

Sergeants Michael Szabo and Matt Monroe are sporting bumps and bruises this week after being attacked by a Carmel man while inside the Putnam Sheriff’s Dept.  The two veteran officers and their alleged assailant, John Groissi, 59, of Fowle More...

Live Chickens May Call Carmel-Mahopac Home

Residents of the greater Carmel-Mahopac area living on a half-acre of land may soon be permitted to raise chickens on their property under an amendment to the town’s code that has received a positive recommendation from the town’s Plannin More...

County Renews Camp Herrlich Lease For 20 Years

Camp Herrlich located in eastern Putnam will remain as a viable recreational and educational area for at least the next 20 years.  Putnam lawmakers approved a resolution last week amending the county’s lease with the camp that will ensure More...

Putnam Valley Firefighters Battle Blaze in Shrub Oak

Firefighters from several Putnam departments assisted their neighbors in northern Westchester Sunday afternoon when fire heavily damaged a two-story wood frame home in Shrub Oak.   More...

Talk of our Town

Hard to believe that sleet could turn into that big a storm and its associated general inconvenience, but it certainly did Monday night and well into Tuesday. You definitely know it’s coming down when it hits the skylight or windows. More...

Putnam Unemployment Remains Lowest in Hudson Valley

Once again Putnam County finds itself with the lowest rate of unemployment in the Hudson Valley.  More...

Putnam Valley's Granite Mountain Protected

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust reports it has acquired three land parcels to permanently conserve more than 350 acres on Granite Mountain in Putnam Valley.  More...

Healing Program at Cold Spring Yoga Studio

SkyBaby Yoga and Pilates will have a special program on “Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls,” on Friday, Jan. 27, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. More...

KAS Spirits of Mahopac Awarded Development Grant

A three-year old family owned craft-liquor business located in Mahopac has been awarded a $5,000 New York State Empire Development Grant to invest in equipment.  Kestutis Katinas manufactures a Lithuanian honey liquor called krupnikas.  More...

Community Dinner To Benefit The Cold Spring Farmers’ Market

The Farmers’ Market is about to hold its annual fundraiser at the Garrison Institute, rapidly approaching on Feb. 9. More...

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Sets Events for American Heart Month

NewYork-Presbyterian has announced a series of community events available to the public in February. More...

Woman Jailed For Attempting To Cash Phony Payroll Check

A young woman from Continental Village is incarcerated at the Orange County Jail on felony charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument in addition to attempted grand larceny for allegedly attempting to cash a fake payroll check from a Dutch More...

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