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Event Calendar
April-May
Six Weeks of Fitness
Staff and community wellness program. See attached flyer
Taconic Hills Central School District
May 4, Sunday
9:00AM
Book IT 5K
All race proceeds will benefit the Philmont and Claverack libraries...Read More >>
836 Highway 217, Philmont, NY (former Claverack Town Garage)
May 17, Saturday
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Craft Sale
The Santa Claus Club is going to hold a Craft/vendor sale on Saturday, May 17th from 9 - 2 at Memorial Field and they are looking for Craftors/vendors...Read More >>
Memorial Field, Philmont, NY
1st Monday of the Month
7:00PM
2014 Community Day Meeting
The Philmont Community Day Committee will be meeting to plan for the 2014 Community Day in the Village of Philmont. The Committee depends on volunteers to help with organizing and planning events for a successful Community Day...Read More >>
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Philmont, New York was incorporated in 1892. The community was also known as "Factory Hill" due to the number of wool factories. Philmont is part ...  Go to Philmont-at-a-Glance >>

News
March Village Board Minutes
Village Board MinutesThe March Village Board meeting minutes are online. Keep up to date on Village Gov't...


Local Students Complete Safe Sitter Program
Safe Sitter ProgramA Safe Sitter Course sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension and Columbia Memorial Hospital was held at the Philmont Community Center on Saturday October 26. Students learned skills needed to be a safe and successful babysitter...

Mellenville-Philmont Food Pantry News
Food PantryRecently, the pantry has benefited by two local farmers. Rachel Davis and Brian Hedden, apprentices at Hawthorne Valley Farm, have begun providing fresh, organic produce to the Philmont Food Pantry...

McNan's Variety Store Opens in Philmont
McNan's Variety StorePhilmont is abuzz about a new store and deli at 100 Main Street, Mcnan's Variety Foods, which opened its doors recently. Michael and Nancy Myers, the proprietors/owners and Philmont residents themselves, saw the need for grocery items and prepared foods in the village...

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Village Regulations
Dog Licensing, Street Parking, Snow Removal

Get Involved
Volunteers are always welcome to become involved in all aspects of Village activities. Contact the Village Office for up-to-date chairpersons for the area that interests you:
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Historic Philmont Column

Reformed Church
by Charles R. Nichols

Reformed Church The history of the Philmont Reformed Church actually starts in Claverack. The First Reformed Church of Claverack was (and still is) the oldest church of that denomination in the area. In 1823, some of the people living in Mellenville who were members of that church were meeting for Sunday School and Prayer Meeting at the Mellenville school house

By 1838 the number of people belonging to the Claverack Church living in the Mellenville area had grown considerably. As one rather uncharitable chronicler put it, Mellenville was the largest settlement in the vicinity, and Philmont had only a small Carpet Mill, and a few scattered dwellings. True, but humbling...
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