July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

New Filming Permit Applications On The Horizon

The Cold Spring Village Board’s workshop on Tuesday evening focused on the first draft of their filming/ photography permit application. More...

Senator Gillibrand Meets With Farmers

Fishkill Farms was the site Friday afternoon of a roundtable discussion led by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, as she met with local farmers. More...

Conservation Analysis Accepted by Planners

Remember that giant 3-inch thick binder the Philipstown Planning Board received from Hudson Highland Reserve that was its conservation analysis? The lengthy document was unanimously accepted by the Planning Board at their July meeting. More...

Move-Over Law Expanded To Include Firefighters And EMS

Drivers throughout Putnam County must now slow down and move over for volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers as well as police and maintenance vehicles along roadsides. Gov. More...

Economic Development Corp. Working to Bring Jobs

Jill Varrichio is a busy woman these days, attempting to attract commerce and industry into Putnam County. More...

Putnam Eligible For Help In Fighting Zombie Homes

Poorly maintained, bank-owned foreclosed homes and zombie properties are costing Putnam taxpayers $1.23 million in property value depreciation each year, with the greater Carmel-Mahopac area leading the way across the county with 39 zombie properties More...

Mixed Reviews for Village Sidewalk Work

But Brian Nice, in Wheelchair, Can Navigate Downtown

Some are giving mixed reviews to the Village of Cold Spring’s recent sidewalk project, now in its final stages on Furnace Street. More...

Public Hearing Still Open For Indian Brook Road Application

Philipstown Zoning Board

Three is not the magic number for Stephen Flavin, whose application before the Philipstown Zoning Board is, even with three public hearings, still open. More...

Serino Bill to Make Feminine Hygiene Products Tax-Free Signed by Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday signed a bill into law that will eliminate sales tax on feminine hygiene products. More...

County Sales Tax Revenue Soars, But Jump is Misleading

For the first six months of 2016 Putnam experienced one of the largest percentage increases in sales tax revenue of any county across New York State. More...

Lawmakers Receive Zika Lesson

Members of the Putnam Legislature thought they were back in school last Thursday evening when representatives of the county Health Department paid a visit. More...

Giglio Case Concludes at Village Court

Cold Spring Court

More than a year after the car accident outside Twist of Fate Hair Salon in Cold Spring, the Christopher Giglio case was concluded at Village Court on July 13th. More...

Zoning Board Reviews Furnace Street Fence

Cold Spring Zoning Board

After working with a fourmember board, the Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals welcomed its fifth and newest member, Aaron Wolfe, at their Thursday night meeting. More...

Meetings this week

Wednesday July 27 7:00pm-Cold Spring Recreation Commission Meeting at Village Hall 7:30pm-Cold Spring Tree Advisory Board Meeting at Village Hall 7:30pm-Cold Spring Historic District Review Board Meeting at Village Hall Thursday July 28 7:00pm-Cold S More...

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