LEGAL NOTICES for September 8, 2011

LEGAL NOTICE RECEIVER OF TAXES LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF TAX ROLL AND WARRANT TAKE NOTICE, that I, Sally Parfitt, the undersigned Receiver of Taxes of the Town of Patterson, County of Putnam and State of New York, have duly received the tax roll and warrant for the collection of school taxes within the BREWSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, Town […]

9/11 Son Joins NYPD

Barry Driscoll became a man at the age of 15. Driscoll, the only child of the late NYPD Emergency Services Unit Officer Stephen Driscoll and his wife, Ann, remembered September 11 vividly; not as a 10-year-old event. It’s when his dad lost his life racing into the World Trade Center to save the lives of others. Driscoll will be joining […]

Eldridge Unveils $141 Million Budget

County Executive Paul Eldridge unveiled his $141 million 2012 fiscal spending plan Tuesday that carries a 1.75 percent increase over the county’s current $138.5 million budget. Eldridge tabbed his budget address before a special meeting of the county Legislature: “Putnam’s Resiliency— Weathering Two Storms—Hurricane Irene and Budgeting in Extremely Challenging Economic Times.” During the 75-minute presentation Eldridge talked about the […]

Putnam CAP Helps Families with Back-to-School Expenses

Back-to-school is always a difficult time for families with limited incomes. In addition to the monthly expenses of rent, utility bills, skyrocketing costs for food and gasoline, many moms and dads were faced with the extra costs of getting their sons and daughters ready for that first day of school. Hundreds of local school children walked into their classrooms on […]

Questionable Signatures Gathered by Hay?

District Attorney Adam Levy is said to be reviewing whether to take any action on possibly questionable petition signatures gathered by Legislator Tony Hay in his quest to become Southeast supervisor. The signatures are on Republican petitions that Hay gathered, and attested to at the bottom, in the course of running as a Republican in the race. He faces incumbent […]

Vets Back McGuigan

Legislative candidate Bobby Mc- Guigan Jr, running in a Republican primary against incumbent Dini LoBue, is drawing new support from veterans. Earlier this year, LoBue voted against having Putnam County make a preliminary application to the federal government to place a national veterans’ cemetery within the county. Her vote caused some consternation among Putnam veterans. “Say No To LoBue” in […]

Primary Day On Tuesday

Primary Day is Tuesday and Southeast is the hottest among various county and town races. On the county level Mary Ellen Odell who has the backing of the Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties is facing a challenge from the Democratic candidate, Alan Schneider who is waging an opportunity to ballot in an attempt to wrestle the Conservative endorsement away from […]

Putnam Awaits FEMA Declaration on Damage

In Praise of a Putnam Icon – He Made Prosperity Possible

Putnam County said goodbye on Wednesday to a man who was the face of Mahopac for several generations, when William D. Spain was laid to rest at the age of 92. A lifelong leader and advocate for local business, Mr. Spain enjoyed the variety of our community, delivering coal and farm supplies, banking and insurance, plus horse racing, boating, golfing, […]

Ball Demands Answers from Utility Companies

State Senator Greg Ball wants answers concerning why it took utility companies so long to restore electric service to tens of thousands of Putnam County residents following the ravages of Hurricane Irene. In an interview Sunday, the Putnam- Dutchess-Westchester representative called on his colleagues in Albany to schedule a series of hearings in October that will investigate whether the utilities […]