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Breaking News - 9/21/2014 1:15 PM

Wild afternoon for Putnam EMS responders

Multiple incidents across region; UPDATED info

Putnam Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling described Friday’s back-to-back-to back major incidents as “one of the busiest two-hour periods” in county emergency services history. More...

Hundreds Welcome Exhibit for Sept. 11

The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, dedicated to commemorate those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, arrived at Brewster High School Monday with great pageantry. More...

Politics

Breaking News - 9/18/2014 7:33 PM

Putnam Legislature Conservative Primary ends in tie

Members of the Putnam County Conservative Committee must decide which of two candidates will represent their party in the November general election for the District No.8 seat held by Legislator Dini LoBue. More...

Around the County

Brewster FD Honors Jane Lobdell

Jane Lobdell touched the lives of many during her 81 years. The life-long Brewster resident, who died on Jan. More...

Town of Carmel to Undergo Property Re-evaluation

The price of a gallon of gas was $1.22. A postage stamp cost 32 cents and the average American new car carried a price tag of $16,300. The year was 1996, which was the last time property was re-evaluated in the Town of Carmel. More...

Kent Man Critically Injured

Failure to wear a seatbelt contributed to massive facial trauma incurred by a Kent man Friday, when his car went out of control on Dean Road in Kent and slammed into a tree. More...

Cultural Events

Best Chefs and Fine Wines from Putnam, Cooking for United Way

Here in Putnam, we are lucky to live in a big, beautiful and bountiful county. More...

Blues and Barbecue Festival A Blast

The weatherman failed to cooperate Despite chilly temperatures, an overcast sky and intermittent rain, scores of local residents enjoyed an afternoon of toe-tapping music and great food at the county’s third annual Blues and Barbecue Festival s More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

GREAT CITIES OF THE WORLD

London is the greatest city on the globe. Including the cities and towns which it has swallowed up and made a part of itself, it covers an area of thirty two square miles, thickly planted with houses, most of which are four and five stories high. More...

WORD of the WEEK

Jardiniere

an ornamental stand for plants or flowers More...

Columns

PERSPECTIVE

Rethinking Public Health

Eat Smart Restaurant Week kicked off for a two-week stretch earlier this month and continues this week. Thirtyfive Putnam eateries joined the effort to demonstrate first hand that delicious and healthy can go hand in hand. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William G. Gronke, Sr.  Free Access 

William G. More...

Beatrice Hazel Mathieson Mulligan

Beatrice Hazel Mathieson Mulligan, age 89 of Trumbull, CT, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, in her home. She was the devoted wife of the late James E. Mulligan. Born in Washington D.C. More...

William H. Bosch

William H. Bosch, 87, a 30 year resident of Putnam County, formerly of Commack, Long Island, passed away on September 10, 2014, at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Bill was born in Brooklyn, the son of Henry W. and Catherine Bosch in 1927. More...

Breaking News - 9/21/2014 9:42 PM

Carmel cop’s son killed in NYC crash

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare—the sudden death of a child. More...

Breaking News - 9/21/2014 1:17 PM

Horse trailer accident on I-84 snarls traffic

A horse trailer mishap on I-84 between Exits 18 and 19 in Kent snarled Saturday morning traffic for hours throughout eastern Putnam when emergency responders were forced to shut down the eastbound lanes of the interstate to assist an injured horse re More...

“Singing Policeman” Danny Rodriguez Promotes National Pride

Danny Rodriguez known affectionately as the “Singing Policeman” received several ovations during a performance in Brewster Wednesday night held in conjunction with the Brewster School District’s visit of the Tunnels to Tower project. More...

Thunder Ridge Owners Promise to Keep Resort Open

Winter skiers are breathing a sigh of relief now that the owner of Thunder Ridge in Patterson has promised to open the ski resort for the season despite its managers announcing their retirement. More...

Huge Cocaine Bust in Kent

A routine stop for a traffic violation in Lake Carmel has resulted in one of Putnam’s largest drug busts ever. More...

General Stories

Tractors of Yesteryear Displayed at Tilly Foster Farm

Jeff Hyatt remembered growing up in Holmes and how old-time artisans told him it took almost a year to drill a well with a water-well drilling machine. More...

Carmel Abolishes Architectural Board

The Carmel Town Board has voted to abolish its Architectural Review Board, delegating consideration of new building aesthetics to the Town’s Planning Board. More...

South Carolina Deputy Sheriff Matuskovic Mourned in Carmel

South Carolina Deputy Sheriff Joseph Matuskovic, a 1990 graduate of Carmel High School, who was shot and killed last week by a crazed gunman in Charleston, was remembered Thursday at the Putnam County 9/11 memorial observance in Carmel. More...

Enterprise

Expanded Chris’ Automotive Opens with Fanfare

Chris Rini greeted guests at his expanded Chris’ Automotive in Lake Carmel like a proud father Saturday. More...

School News

CHS Class of 1964 50th Reunion is Saturday

The Carmel High School Class of 1964 golden anniversary reunion takes place on Saturday. The 50 year graduates will return to their alma mater by touring the building at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Huge Win for Carmel Football Behind Defense, Special Teams

OSSINING – At one point, you had to think the Carmel High School football team was just snakebitten on Friday. More...

Mahopac, Brewster Football Lose First Games

It was a tough weekend for Mahopac and Brewster High School football. Both teams lost, but both teams learned valuable lessons – the Indians can play with anybody, and the Bears must limit big play opportunities for the opposition. More...

Rich Thomaselli’s Football Predictions

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Letters to the Editor

Praise for Katz

Dear Editor, Most letters I read are criticisms of one of our political office holders. In this letter I wish to recognize Assemblyman Steve Katz who is our representative for Putnam Valley. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am - Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am - Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm - Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetarian lunch, Saturdays & Sundays, 12-1pm More...

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