The Village of Cold Spring ended the 2009-10 fiscal year with a fund balance of $128,000, a positive turn after years of budget deficits, according to a financial report given the mayor and trustees Tuesday evening (Aug. 10).
Selected areas of the West Point Foundry Preserve’s Foundry Cove marsh are being planted with native wetland vegetation to further restore the area to a healthy tidal freshwater marsh habitat.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam County man on a felony criminal charge stemming from an armed robbery which occurred in the Town of Philipstown.
Philipstown’s Town Board last week moved toward membership in the Hudson River Valley Greenway Compact and disputed notions that a reference in rezoning documents to Putnam County’s Greenway program undermines property rights.
Thanks to Grace and Benny Zaken there may soon be one less empty storefront on Main Street in Cold Spring.
Putnam County legislator Vinny Tamagna reported that an agreement for the County’s proposed purchase of Butterfield Hospital could be finalized by the county legislature in September.
Part of Cold Spring and Route 9D south to Bear Mountain suffered a power outage Friday night. The lights went out abruptly just before 8:00 p.m when a large tree fell over power lines on Route 9D just south of Indian Brook Road.
The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce have begun a letter writing campaign to lobby public officials for a more streamlined process of business development approvals.