August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Anthony DiPippo Back In Jail

Freedom has been short lived for Anthony DiPippo. Twice convicted of killing 12-year-old Josette Wright twenty-two years ago, DiPippo walked out of the Putnam Correctional Facility in early June after bail of $1 million was posted. More...

Taconic Overpass Still Years Off

More than 350 people crowded into Putnam Valley High School Friday night for a public forum to hear first hand from state officials how the DOT was going to remedy the intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street – one of Putnam& More...

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner To Step Down

One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial positions next month. More...

General Stories

John Imor is Putnam’s Newest Eagle Scout

John Imor is Putnam County’s most recent Eagle Scout. More...

County Exploring Creation Of Taxi Commission

Should a county regulated taxi commission be created in Putnam? That’s the question under review these days by county lawmakers. More...

Mike Cazzari To Lead Columbus Day Parade

Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari is proud of his Italian heritage. The life-long Putnam resident was named last week as Grand Marshal of the annual Columbus Day Parade scheduled for Oct. 2 in Mahopac. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Pictures

A room with pictures in it and a room without pictures differ by nearly as much as a room without windows. More...

Word of the Week

kerfuffle \ker-FUFF-ul\ noun : (chiefly British) disturbance, fuss 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 

Alfred C. Robbins  Free Access 

 Alfred C. Robbins, 85, formerly of Carmel, NY entered his new life on August 23, 2016 at his residence in Danbury, CT. More...

CHARLES R. ROWE, SR

Charles R. Rowe, Sr, 65, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016, at his home in Poughquag, NY, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Danbury, CT on August 28, 1950, he was the son of the late Clifford A. and Carlotta (Quintana) Rowe. More...

Putnam’s Nimham Pow Wow Attracts People From Across Nation

Native Americans as well as those interested in learning about local history filled the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent last weekend for the county's 16th annual Daniel Nimham Pow Wow. More...

Brewster’s Ward Leaves Rio Olympics With Silver

For the third time in his career, Brewster resident Mclain Ward has left a Summer Olympics with a team equestrian medal in hand. The 40-year-old Ward earned a silver medal in Rio de Janeiro competing with Team USA in show jumping. More...

BEWARE: Tax Scam Reported Across County

A number of Putnam residents have received calls in the past week from con artists purporting to be representatives of the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance. More...

Butterfield Lease OK’d After Raucous Meeting

For the second time this month, it was standing room only at the historic Putnam Courthouse Tuesday evening for a marathon meeting of the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Around the County

Nature in Design at Manitoga

Manitoga will soon present some of Russel Wright’s dinnerware designs, inspired by nature. More...

Military History Alive at Boscobel

Boscobel and The Living History Education Foundation present an all-day encampment of soldiers honoring its ties to such legendary wars as the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War and World War II on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 11am-4pm. More...

Church Tag Sale

On September 10 from 9am to 4pm at the Pawling United Methodist Church, there will be a tag sale. The church is located at 2 Dutcher Avenue, Pawling. Breakfast and lunch refreshments will available for purchase. More...

Sports

Putnam Valley’s Cronin Earns Berth on USA Under-19 Indoor Lacrosse Team

Putnam Valley High School senior-to-be Conner Cronin has been selected to Team USA’s Under-19 Indoor Lacrosse Team and will be competing this week at the World Junior Indoor Lacrosse Championships. More...

A Week Later, Other Section 1 Sports Join Football in Practice

Due to a quirky new rule in Section 1, only football began last week when the 2016- 17 high school season kicked off with official practices. More...

Patterson Pirates Return From Cooperstown As Champions

The Patterson Pirates have done Putnam County proud returning from Cooperstown this month as part of the Elite 8 during the Baseball Hall of Fame Dreams Park Tournament. More...

Letters to the Editor

No to McDonough

A few weeks ago, I was privileged to attend a special training on New York State's affordability crisis, hosted by a non-profit nonpartisan organization called Reclaim New York. More...

Surely Putnam Can Find a Planner

To the Editor: I recently attended a County Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations meeting, so it was with great interest that I read Eric Gross’ article about the proposed Putnam County Charter change. More...

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“In summer, the song sings itself.” ~William Carlos Williams