September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

County Lawmakers Oppose New Anchorage Sites in Hudson River

Putnam County lawmakers are taking a firm stand by opposing the installation of 10 new anchorage sites along the Hudson River from Yonkers to Kingston. More...

Garrison Fire District Announces Budget Meetings

The commissioners of the Garrison Fire District will hold two Budget Information Meetings prior to the public hearing on the 2017 Budget, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, at 7 PM. More...

Fall Brings Forth Many Changes for Philipstown Homes

Philipstown’s Conservation Board saw many an application at its September meeting, from new constructions to expansions. More...

The Next Steps for Hudson Highland Land Reserve

The habitat assessments, environmental reviews, and overall Conservation Analysis are in the rearview mirror for Hudson Highland Land Reserve, and now it’s on to the next task: Consultants (Town Engineer Ron Gainer and AKRF’s Susan Jainch More...

Village Seeking Highway Chief

The Village of Cold Spring is seeking a full-time highway crew chief, effective October 1. Applicant must have CDL License, experience in operating heavy equipment and road maintenance including snowplowing. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday September 21 6:00pm-Putnam Valley Town Board Meeting 7:30pm-Cold Spring Code Update Committee Meeting at Village Hall Thursday September 22 7:00pm-Cold Spring Planning Board Meeting at Village Hall 7:00pm-Putnam Valley Board of Education me More...

Nelsonville Renews Cable Contract

Village of Nelsonville

After a public hearing, the Nelsonville Village Board agreed 2-0 to renew the Cablevision franchise contract. Mayor Tom Corless did not attend. More...

Grano Focacceria Looking to Expand to 2nd Floor

Hold on to your party hats people, Grano Focacceria is seeking to add a party room and event space at their restaurant at Philipstown Depot Square. Their plan is to have it on the 2nd floor, which is currently being used for storage. More...

Garrison Fire Department Discusses Budget and New Officials at Meeting

The Garrison Volunteer Fire Department held their district workshop this Monday, during which commissioners discussed the current state of the budget, projected costs, and the election of new officials. More...

Zoning Board Workshops Second Floor Addition

Three members of the Cold Spring ZBA met to hold a workshop on an application for 13 White Hill Place. The project would see the house adding a second story, a porch to the front, and a small, roofed deck in the back. More...

Voluntary Water Restrictions

At the Village Board of Trustees September monthly meeting, Water and Sewer Superintendent Greg Phillips reported, as he usually does, on the status of our dams. More...

Weekly Poll

Do you think Putnam County should continue to fight the efforts of an out of town newspaper to get the identities of all pistol permit holders?
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