August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

What Happened? Sales Tax Receipts Take a Dive

Last week, following three consecutive months of positive sales tax reports, Putnam lawmakers heard some discouraging news from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin concerning monthly sales tax. More...

A Revolution by Petition

Perhaps you’ve had your door bell ring in the past few weeks with strangers asking for your signature on a petition to get candidates on the ballot. This calling is a smaller scale ringing of the liberty bell. More...

Tracing a Traitor’s Track

Along Philipstown’s Hudson River shoreline, just south of the Garrison Metro North station, lies the narrow woodland path that served as the escape route for America’s most notorious traitor, Benedict Arnold. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck