April 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Earth Day Takes On Special Meaning In Brewster

Large scale puppets and a tale of a polar bear whose life was changed by global warming brought the Earth Day message home to dozens of men, women and children in Brewster last Saturday. More...

Tons Of Debris Removed From Greater Brewster

Volunteers spent the weekend in the greater Brewster-Southeast area cleaning roads of unsightly debris.  On Saturday and Sunday an army of helpers toiled by ridding roadsides from a winter’s collection of everything from fast food wrappers More...

General Stories

CAP’s Partners Recognized at Annual Luncheon

More than 6,000 households were served by the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) in 2016.  In order to assist such a large number, CAP teams up with its community partners.  More...

150+ Residents Partake in Putnam Passport Day

More than 150 residents planning to travel abroad later this year participated in Passport Day last Saturday at the County Clerk’s Office in Carmel–the largest ever.  A staff of county employees led by County Clerk Michael Bartolotti More...

‘Pizza with a Purpose’ Benefits Putnam Children’s Committee

Steve and Lenny Sauro are at it again.  After donating substantial dollars to a variety of local organizations resulting from a portion of pizza sales generated each month from their Town Square Pizza, the entrepreneurs last week presented the P More...

Sports

Becker, DePinho Lift Mahopac Softball

MAHOPAC – A walk-off win for the Indians. The Mahopac High School softball team received clutch pitching from Shannon Becker and clutch hitting from Juliana DePinho to take a dramatic 1-0 victory over Arlington. More...

Brewster Softball Still Perfect

BREWSTER – One of the most consistent high school softball programs in Section 1 is at it again.  Brewster beat Yorktown on Saturday in a league matchup, 6-1, and the Bears are off to a 5-0 start as a result.  More...

Red-Hot Mahopac Baseball Finishes Strong

MAHOPAC – What a week for Mahopac High School baseball.  It started with a victory and ended with a victory, with two more in between.  The Indians beat John Jay-Cross River on Saturday to extend its winning streak to five with a 10-6 More...

Columns

Have Your Wildflowers and Eat Them, Too

(with Sclopit aka ‘Grits and Greens.’)

Last week, we promised you directions for creating a wildflower or Alpine meadow. 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...

Hundreds Partake in Putnam’s Heart Walk

Sunny skies and pleasant morning temperatures greeted more than 1,000 men, women and children Sunday who participated in Putnam’s annual Heart Walk on the Brewster School District campus.  More...

Valerie Henning-Piedmonte is Administrator of The Year

Next time you run into Brewster Superintendent of Schools Valerie Henning-Piedmonte give her a pat on the back. More...

Community Provider, Putnam Hospital Center, Gives Update

It was a premier for Putnam Hospital Center when the medical facility’s new President, Peter Kelly, hosted the hospital’s first ever State of the Hospital get-together. More...

Around the County

Western Connecticut Medical Group Offers Telehealth as Convenient After-Hours Option

The Western Connecticut Medical Group is making it easier for their existing patients to access primary care evenings and on weekends. More...

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FROM THE CHAMBER

Tourism And The Local Economy

As summer approaches, and with the new Director of Tourism, Bruce Conklin, in place, we are feeling extremely hopeful about the upcoming season. More...

Editorials

Cunningham's Corner

Earth Day Idiocy?

Douglas Cunningham   More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Bordens Refuse to Pay Federal Commission ’s May Prices

At the meeting of the Federal Milk Commission on Monday, April 22nd, notice was read showing that the Bordens Farm Products and Condensed Milk Companies together with a few other smaller dealers had previously served notice that they would not bind t More...

Word of the Week

widdershins \WID-er-shinz\  adverb : in a left-handed, wrong, or contrary  direction : counterclockwise   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Howard J. Buzzutto

Buzzutto, Howard J. ‘Buzzy’, of Pawling, NY, formerly of Patterson, NY, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY. He was 91 years old.  More...

CARMELA PICCHIONE

Carmela (Toglia) Picchione, age 99, passed away peacefully at Danbury Hospital on April 18, 2017. She was a resident of Glen Hill Nursing Home since March 2008.   More...

VIOLA C. SMITH

Viola C. Smith, 85, of Carmel, NY passed away on April 14, 2017. Mrs. Smith was born on May 16, 1931, to Percy and Florence (Cargain) Cuett in Baldwin Place, NY.   Viola enjoyed working as the Manager of Hollywood Hotel in Carmel, NY. More...

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‘No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.’ ~Hal Borland