March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Politics

Freshman Congressman Visits Odell

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney arrived an hour late but the first term representative’s meeting with County Executive MaryEllen Odell was fruitful as a variety of topics were discussed. More...

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Environmental love-in as anti-fracking law approved

Aims to stop waste product from entering county

It was an environmental love-fest Wednesday night as the Putnam Legislature approved a countywide hydrofracking law that prohibits fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 waste-water facilities, whether publicly or privately ow More...

Prosecutor to Sheriff? Race Gets More Crowded

York could challenge Smith, too

What was once a quiet race for Putnam County sheriff is rapidly becoming crowded as Christopher York, a career prosecutor, is weighing a run as a Republican. More...

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