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Governor’s Budget Proposal Offers Putnam Hope But Also Challenges

Governor’s Budget Proposal Offers Putnam Hope But Also Challenges   On Tuesday, January 21, Governor Cuomo spelled out his 2014-’15 budget proposal, an ambitious plan that calls for numerous incentives to spur business growth, Universal Pre-K and publicly funded political […]

CFA Awards Bring Putnam Optimism But Also A Challenge

CFA Awards Bring Putnam Optimism But Also A Challenge           The annual round of CFA (consolidated funding applications) awards are in and the Mid-Hudson Region received $59.6 million for 87 projects, far behind some regions but still a hefty amount […]

Putnam County Housing Market Improves Over Past 12 Months

Putnam County Housing Market Improves Over Past 12 Months           Data from the Hudson Gateway MLS indicates the Putnam County housing market is holding its own compared to our neighbors.  Compared to 2012, Putnam saw a 22% percentage increase in […]

Putnam County Small Businesses Have Earned Our Support 365 Days Each Year

Putnam County Small Businesses Have Earned Our Support 365 Days Each Year   Small Business Saturday is in the news lately, nestled in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Is it just another sales gimmick designed to separate people from […]

The Putnam County Transportation Advisory Council – Increasing Mobility For All

The Putnam County Transportation Task Force recently released its findings which, if adopted, promise to help improve our county’s mobility index and get more people on mass transit, thus connecting all of our towns via a more durable thread.  Plans […]

Leveraging Economic Rewards On Our Bike Paths

The many miles of converted “rail trails” which traverse our county provide a great way to enjoy nature, get our exercise and spend quality time with family and friends.   However, we would do well to also remember that those trails […]