March 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Chim Chim Cher-Ee’ To Bring The House Down at Brewster’s Musical

Old Man Winter prevented days of rehearsals for the Brewster High School production of Mary Poppins, yet the show will go on this weekend at the school’s Performing Arts Center and the popular song “Chim Chim Cher-ee” is expected t More...

Patterson Ambulance Is Up And Running

At 7 a.m. Monday, history was made in one of Putnam’s smallest townships when Patterson’s new municipal ambulance service began providing assistance to the town’s residents. More...

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Shakes Up Formula  Free Access 

For years, the formula for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel had been two Shakespeare plays and one non-Shakespeare play. Like a reliable cocktail, two parts Shakespeare and one part something else. More...

General Stories

Mahopac Girl Scouts Celebrate 105th Birthday Of Girl Scout Founder

More than 125 Girl Scouts from kindergarten all the way to high school gathered at the Austin Road School in western Mahopac Thursday evening to celebrate the 105th birthday of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scout movement.  More...

Putnam’s Acker Seeks State Supreme Court Judgeship

Christi Acker, Principal Court Attorney for Putnam State Supreme Court Justice James Rooney, hopes to become the area’s next Supreme Court Judge.  Acker, a town justice in Pine Plains, was elected to her third term as town magistrate in 20 More...

Kent Republicans Seek Candidates

Residents of the Lake Carmel-Kent area interested in seeking public office this fall running on the Republican line are asked to send their resume to Kent GOP officials.  A seat on the Putnam Legislature will be up for grabs along with the town& More...

Sports

Bulls Are Basketball Champs At Kent Recreation, Take Trophies

In a defensive battle held before a SRO crowd at the Carmel Middle School Saturday, the Bulls coached by George Appleyard became the Minor League Division champs for Kent Recreation.  Team members were each presented with trophies for their bask More...

Columns

Cunningham's Corner  Free Access 

March Madness

Douglas Cunningham Yes, my team is still playing. Go Jayhawks! ** More...

Fun with Shakespeare: A Summer Tip Sheet

Katherine Whiteside  (and Peaseblossom Picnic Slaw)   More...

Breaking News - 4:45 PM

Revaluation Revolution in Carmel-Mahopac area

Spikes in assessments prompt discontent at board meeting

It’s the talk of the town: Carmel’s revaluation that increased property taxes along lakefront property by as much as $30,000 has residents in a tizzy.   More...

Breaking News - 3/22/2017 8:43 PM

Mahopac-Carmel Chamber CEO fired, facing larceny and fraud charges  Free Access 

Updated with new info on Kate Spade handbags!

A highly recognized fixture in Putnam’s business community has been busted, charged with using Chamber of Commerce money like a “personal slush fund.”  More...

Problem Teenage Gambling Being Addressed

ambling among the young has become more pronounced in recent years and the National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies- Putnam is partnering with the NYS Council on Problem Gambling to initiate the state’s YOU(th) Decide Program More...

Kent Man Arrested In Federal Racketeering Sweep

A Kent resident is one of six individuals arrested by federal agents in connection with a Hells Angels operation in the Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess area.  More...

Conklin Comes Home to Head Visitors Bureau

Bruce Conklin is thrilled to be home. The former Putnam Valley resident – who for the past decade resided in the Midwest – is back in Putnam County, and was recently named executive director of the Putnam Visitors Bureau.   More...

Around the County

Snow Shoveling Death After Huge Storm

The Blizzard of 2017 has claimed a life in Putnam County. A 72-year-old Lake Carmel man died Wednesday while shoveling snow outside his Clarkson Road residence.  More...

Put Valley Tax Announcement

You can now pay your County and Town taxes on line using your checking account in the Town of Putnam Valley. This is a free service that you can use to pay your taxes in the comfort of your own home. More...

Discover The Ukulele

Wendy Matthews of The Edukated Fleas will present a Ukulele Workshop and Sing-Along on Saturday, April 1, 1:00 pm at Mahopac Public Library. This beginners workshop will introduce participants to the ukulele and its’ unique instrumentation. More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Carmel Revaluation: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance claims that municipalwide reassessments are the best way to ensure that assessments are fair and accurate, and that such assessments are designed to ensure you pay only your fair share of taxes.&n More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Good Competition Expected on Roads

Thirteen Contractors Have Plans for Two Projects. Will Open Bids on Monday.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Response To County Executive’s State Of The County Address

To the Editor:   County Executive Odell’s State of the County speech March 9 perfectly captured why Putnam County suffers increased taxation and declining population. Ms. 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 

Veronica D. ‘Ronnie’ Koller

Veronica D. ‘Ronnie’ Koller, of Patterson, NY, died Thursday, March, 16, 2017. She was 92 years old.   Ronnie was born July 23, 1924, in Chicago, IL to John and Veronica (DeFreitas) Perreira. She graduated from schools in the Bronx. More...

Genevieve DeRose

Genevieve DeRose of White Plains, formerly of Carmel, passed away peacefully at home on March 13, 2017.  More...

Crissy Pagano-Hajkowski

Crissy Pagano-Hajkowski of Patterson, NY died on March 19, 2017, at 40 years old. She was born at Putnam Community Hospital on August 19, 1976, to Ralph Pagano, Jr. More...

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