Putnam County, NY

Ellner Defeats Sheehy in Putnam District 5 Legislature GOP Primary

Carmel businessman Greg Ellner prevailed over Pat Sheehy Tuesday in a Republican primary for the District 5 seat on the Putnam County Legislature being vacated by retiring Legislator Carl Albano. According to unofficial results from the Putnam County Board of Elections, Ellner defeated Sheehy, 280-238. It’s unclear if those totals...
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CoveCare Center Receives Grant from Field Hall Foundation

CoveCare Center is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from Field Hall Foundation as part of its Spring 2022 Grant Awards. The grant will support CoveCare Center’s Senior Partnership Services Program, the only mobile therapy program for seniors in Putnam County. Working with the Putnam County Office for Senior...
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Boater and Water Safety Awareness Promoted by Putnam Officials

State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and a contingent of Putnam County officials and emergency responders appeared at MacDonald Marine in Mahopac last week to promote awareness for boater and water safety, including the need for the state’s Boating Safety Certificate. Established by Brianna’s Law, which was enacted in 2019, New...

Cold Spring, New York

Cold Spring is a small village situated in Philipstown in the western portion of Putnam County in the US State of New York. Cold Spring is one of the historical villages that is located along the Hudson River. The geographical terrain that the village enjoys has enabled it to become a cosmopolitan region since the 1730s. Cold Spring has now become a place that offers a beautiful landscape and history manifested in antique and boutique shops that litter the town. Cold Spring is known for its picturesque features, making it one of the most charming villages in the valley and a perfect getaway from big city life.

Westchester Elected Democrats Support Levenberg for Assembly

The campaign of Assembly candidate Dana Levenberg submitted dozens of letters to the editor from current and former elected officials in Westchester supporting her candidacy to replace Sandy Galef in the 95th Assembly District, which includes Ossining, Cortlandt Manor, Peekskill and parts of Putnam County. Endorsements for Levenberg included:. Former...

Truck Fire Extinguished Quickly

An AAA Carting truck went up in flames June 20 at 11:30 a.m. on Lee Blvd., across from TD Bank in Jefferson Valley. The fire was quickly extinguished by Mahopac firefighters. No injuries were reported. Rick has more than 40 years’ experience covering local news in Westchester and Putnam counties,...

Harckham Announces State Investment in Putnam County Child Care

State Senator Pete Harckham, joined by a number of child care advocates, daycare providers and parents, recently announced an increase in state funding and support for child care and working families in Putnam County. New York State is investing $7 billion over four years, reflecting that access to quality child...

Why are boutique hotels popping up in the Hudson Valley?; new urgent care opens in Westchester

Over the last few weeks, I spoke with the owners and operators of some boutique hotels in the Hudson Valley and Catskills to find out why they're seemingly popping up overnight around the area. CEO of Salt Hotels, operator of Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, David Bowd said "You can go to a big box hotel anywhere you want to. (Guests) want to go somewhere that is truly special..."  ...