AHC Flood Assistance Program

As of Wednesday, August 9, 2023, NY Governor Kathy Hochul’s office has announced that eligible homeowners in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Dutchess Counties will be able to apply for grants of up to $50,000 for qualified flood repairs. These grants are being offered as part of an additional $3 million that the governor’s office has […]

Storm Response Information

Dear Philipstown Community Members, With the flooding rains our community has been hit with over the past week, we hope that you have made it through safely.  We wanted to provide you with a brief update on our Town’s response and useful resources as we make it through this tough stretch. FEMA declaration of emergency.  This […]

Storm Response Information

On Monday, Putnam County Executive Byrne declared a State of Emergency for Putnam County. All residents are encouraged to document (photographs, video, documentation of costs) any damage and keep careful records of all storm related expenses incurred should they become eligible for disaster relief funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). More information will be […]

Joint Info Session on Hudson Highland Fjord Trail with Villages of Cold Spring & Nelsonville

The Town of Philipstown, along with the Village of Cold Spring & the Village of Nelsonville held a Joint Info Session on the Hudson Highland Fjord Trail on May 8, 2023. To view the recording of the meeting on youtube, please click the link below. Joint Info Session on Hudson Highland Fjord Trail with Villages […]

Update 2 – Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail Joint Public Info Session

Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail Joint Public Session Philipstown Resident Question and Ranking Results The Villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville and the Town of Philipstown are hosting a joint public session on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Haldane School Auditorium related to the proposed Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail. In order to ensure […]

Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail Joint Public Session

A few weeks ago, the Town of Philipstown, Village of Cold Spring, and Village of Nelsonville decided to hold a joint public meeting on May 8th at 7pm at the Haldane School Auditorium related to the proposed Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail. We wanted the meeting to be structured in a way that it would be […]

Trail Closure Notice – Breakneck Ridge

Trail Closure Notice The Breakneck Ridge Trailhead will be CLOSED from March 1, 2023 through July 1, 2023, as work begins to relocate the trailhead further up the ridge. Hikers wishing to access the viewsheds at the peaks of Breakneck Ridge will need to take alternate routes, including Wilkinson Trail to Nimham Trail, or the […]

Town Board Workshop – May 25, 2022

The Philipstown Town Board will hold a Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:30 pm at the Philipstown Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York to discuss state legislation that would amend the general municipal law, the civil service law, the retirement and social security law and the public health law […]

CANCELLED: February 2, 2022 Town Board Workshop

The Town Board  Workshop Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 7:30 pm has been cancelled. A new date has not yet been set. Please check back for updates.

Free At-Home COVID Tests through covidtests.gov

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order tests by visiting https://www.covidtests.gov