April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Politics

Ball Suggests Torture to Find More Info

Also advocates death penalty for cop killers

State Senator Greg Ball’s suggestion that Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be “tortured” as punishment for his alleged acts was received with both positive and negative comments from his constituents.Ball made his comment Friday night: “No. More...

Former D.A. to Challenge DiCarlo

Former Putnam District Attorney Kevin Wright, who served on the Putnam Legislature 30 years ago, is seeking the GOP nomination to win his former seat back from incumbent Legislator Anthony DiCarlo. More...

Tamagna Steps Down from Political Post

As first reported in the Courier April 4, Vincent Tamagna has now as chairman of the Philipstown Republicans. Tamagna, a deputy Putnam County planner, is a former Philipstown legislator. More...

Philipstown Seeks Share of Sales Tax

The Philipstown Town Board wants Putnam County to begin sharing sales tax revenue with its municipalities, but County Executive MaryEllen Odell said the prospects of that are slim. More...

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