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Patriotism Celebrated in Brewster School  Free Access 

Students at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster have learned the real meaning of patriotism. During their class trip to Washington, D.C. last spring, the boys and girls visited Arlington National Cemetery on a raw and overcast day. More...

Brewster Girl Scouts Create ‘Little Free Libraries’

Four young women, members of Brewster Girl Scout Troop 1077, are promoting literacy in a most unusual way. More...

General Stories

Mahopac Will Be Hopping This Weekend

Mahopac will be THE place to be this weekend with three major events scheduled. Fireball Run vehicles which arrive in town Friday and are on display from 2-6 p.m. will be lining up along Route 6N Saturday morning for a nine o’clock send off. More...

Brush Blazes Plague County Firefighters

Extremely dry conditions and apparent carelessness on the part of the public resulted in a number of brush fires across Putnam County last weekend. More...

Gold Star Mothers Statue Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Putnam Ceremony

Putnam’s Gold Star Mothers statue, the first of its kind in the United States, was the centerpiece Sunday for a ceremony as America celebrated Gold Star Mother’s Day and Gold Star Family Day. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Gleanings of the Week

The total receipts at the State Fair were $15,000. Earthquake shocks are alarming the people of California. All the members of the Cabinet are now in Washington. The Connecticut town elections take place two weeks hence. Mrs. More...

Word of the Week

doff \DAHF\ verb : to remove (an article of wear) from the body More...

Columns

Cunningham’s Corner

Civic Participation in Philipstown & Putnam? Naysayers Want to Shut Down Opposing Viewpoints

Of all the low and scurvy things that Legislator Dini LoBue has done, surely this is near the top. More...

Birth Announcements

Thomas Rene Samuels IV

Thomas Rene Samuels IV was born Aug. 14, 2016, to parents Annalice M Gonzalez and Thomas R Samuels III. Maternal Grandparents are Stella and Rudolf Gonzalez of Putnam Valley. More...

Lucas Donaldo Garcia

Lucas Donaldo Garcia was born on Sept 14, 2016, to parents Sandra Gonzalez and Edin Garcia of Mahopac. More...

Homecoming: Small-Town America on Parade

Downtown Carmel resembled small town America Saturday when hundreds of young people marched along the county seat’s main thoroughfare from the Carmel firehouse to Carmel High School during the school’s annual Homecoming Parade. More...

Is Busing Seniors to Meetings Wrong?

Two members of the Putnam Legislature want State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate whether or not the county acted properly by transporting a bus load of senior citizens from the Cold Spring area to Carmel in order for them to attend More...

Canine Falco Now Wearing Bullet Proof Vest

Putnam County’s newest canine police officer, K-9 Falco, now has his own bulletproof vest. The German Shepherd, who joined the ranks of the Brewster Police Department last summer, had been patrolling greater Brewster with his handler Sgt. More...

River Unites Unlikely Bedfellows

They were, perhaps, curious allies there on the Cold Spring Dock on Monday afternoon. Legislators Barbara Scuccimarra of Philipstown and William Gouldman of Putnam Valley, and County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Republicans all. More...

Around the County

High Achievers

Alfred State welcomed a new class of freshmen this fall. More...

Patterson Board Needs Advisor

The Patterson Town Board is looking for an interested individual to fill an unexpired term on the Putnam Lake Park Advisory Board. Any Putnam Lake resident interested in serving on the Board may send a letter of interest to the Town Clerk, P.O. More...

Historical Society Bake Sale

The Kent Historical Society Annual Benefit Tag & Bake Sale is Sat., Oct. 8 (rain date Sunday, Oct. 9) from 9am - 3pm. It is at 1374 Route 52 (the old mill site) in Ludingtonville/Holmes. Donations welcome! More information: 845- 225-9459. More...

Sports

Brewster Rolls To Another Win Ahead Of Huge Game

YONKERS – Henry Terry had five carries for 126 yards and three touchdowns on Friday night, and the Brewster High School football team rolled over Lincoln, 35-8, to remain perfect at 4-0. More...

Carmel Football Right Back In It

CARMEL – Two weekends ago, Carmel saved its season with a 21-0 win over archrival Mahopac, its first win after opening with two tough losses. More...

Photos

Above: Mahopac’s Taylor Kalensky on Monday during the girls’ swim meet against Albertus Magnus High School. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PuntamChabad.org Rabbi Avi Korer conducts Shabbat services Saturdays at 10:00am. Education director Michal Korer. Hebrew school Sundays 10am - 12pm No membership necessary. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

ESTHER MASON WILLIAMS

Esther Mason Williams, age 99, a resident of Manchester, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Clifton Springs Hospital. She was born July 9, 1917, in Manchester, and was a daughter of Clinton Walter Mason and Amy Louise Van Arsdale. More...

DAVID RICHARD SCOFIELD

David Richard Scofield, 55, formerly of Brewster, NY, passed away Tuesday, September 20th, in Milford, CT, after a long illness. More...

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Weekly Quotation

‘Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze As soft as summer: summer’s loss, Seems little, dear! on days like these.’ ~Ernest Dowson