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August 24, Saturday
Thank A Vet Day
The Village of Philmont will honor area veterans with a special "THANK A VET DAY"...Read More >>
Claverack Town Park
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 ...
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DPW - The Village DPW will be sealing roads on Thursday August 21. No Parking will be allowed on this day on any street displaying this notice. This includes Highland, Church, Garden, Ham and others as weather and time will allow. Thank you for your cooperation -- Mike Scheller
|Philmont To Host Thank A Vet Day
The Village of Philmont will honor area veterans with a special "THANK A VET DAY" on Sunday, August 24th at the Claverack Town Park...
|August Village Board Minutes
The August Village Board meeting minutes are online. Keep up to date on Village Gov't...
|Mellenville-Philmont Food Pantry News
Recently, 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
Philmont 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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- Planning Board
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by Charles R. Nichols
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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