July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

4-H Fair Kicks Off Friday!

It’s that time of the year again! The Putnam 4-H Fair which is expected to attract more than 25,000 men, women and children to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent takes place this weekend. More...

Farmers Market One of Four Serving the County

A sign of summer has returned to Putnam County. The Brewster Farmers Market is open for the season featuring a wide variety of producers and purveyors of the finest food available anywhere. More...

Life Saved on the 16th Hole

A New Jersey man is alive thanks to the professionalism and training of emergency responders found in Putnam County. More...

Brewster Film Festival Teams with Cold Spring

The Brewster Film Festival has been a real success story. More...

General Stories

41 Interns Learning The Ropes in County Government

Forty-one young men and women, high school seniors and college students, are spending the summer as part of the 2015 Putnam County Student Internship Program. More...

Drivers Needed to Ferry Seniors for Appointments

Putnam County is expanding its Demand Response Medical Transportation Program and a call has been issued for volunteers to ferry senior citizens as well as veterans to and from doctor’s appointments. More...

Interns Busy Working at Putnam Hospital Center

Fifty-four young men and women—students at area high schools—are spending the summer volunteering at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Sports

Feehan in the Mix at NYS Amateur Tourney

Mahopac’s Luke Feehan is in the mix after day one of the 93rd annual New York State Amateur Golf Championship. The event is being held at the Kaluhyat Golf Club at Turning Stone Casino in Verona. More...

Local AAU Basketball Team Finishes As National Runner-Up

Wow. More...

Walk-Off! Cronenworth's Homer Gives Renegades Win

FISHKILL – On the strength of a walk-off home run from second baseman Jake Cronenworth, the Hudson Valley Renegades defeated the Williamsport Crosscutters by a score of 7-6 in 12 innings on Tuesday night at Dutchess Stadium. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

MOUNT HOPE UNITED METHODIST Church 365 Hill Street Mahopac Falls Rev. Willett Porter 845-628-3441, Worship & Church Service on Sunday at 9am. Communion 1st Sunday of the month More...

Birth Announcements

Layth Aljamal

Layth Aljamal was born on July 7, 2015, to parents Samia Elmalem and Faud Aljamal of Mahopac. Maternal grandparent is Lalla Regragui of Brooklyn . Paternal Grandparent Laila Issa of Mahopac. More...

Breaking News - 3:53 PM

Lake Carmel beaches now closed, again  Free Access 

Updated, New Info

Three beaches at Lake Carmel, which had reopened Saturday after a dangerous algae bloom forced the closing of all beaches on the lake earlier in the week, are again CLOSED. More...

Breaking News - 7/23/2015 9:12 AM

'Will You Marry Me?'  Free Access 

The 2015 edition of the Brewster FD Inspection Parade will be remembered for years to come. More...

Thousands visit Putnam 4-H Fair

Ideal weather conditions attracted thousands to the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent Friday for the kick-off to Putnam’s County’s 44th annual 4-H fair.Tabbed as the “highlight” of the summer season in Putnam, this year’s fair is being held in ho More...

Rebirth Of Brewster Is Underway

Brewster’s late Mayor John Cesar often talked about the “rebirth and renaissance of the Hub of the Harlem Valley.” That revitalization is now underway thanks to the current village administration and within the next month, Wells Pa More...

Program Gives Students Second Chance

An online system called Edgenuity is giving students at Brewster High School a second chance. More...

Putnam Park Goes To The Dogs

The Putnam Veterans Memorial Park became a haven for dogs last weekend when the Putnam Kennel Club conducted its annual dog show. More...

Around the County

Playwright Prepares for Opening

“When fulfilled people die, the essential oil of their experience enters, the veins of living space” So goes the namesake poem of James Crafford’s new play “When the Ripe Fruit Falls”. More...

‘All Shook Up’ Music of Elvis Hits The Stage

The immortal songs of rock ’n’ roll’s patron saint will be performed in all their glory July 25-Aug. 1 as Yorktown Stage presents the Broadway show All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley. More...

Walking Tour Celebrates History and Architecture

A walking tour this weekend in Brewster will cover key historical sites. Here are the details: Sunday July 26, 2015 1:00PM Meet at 67 Main Street, Brewster More...

Enterprise

From the Chamber

Kent Tax Break for New Businesses Deserves Broad and Coordinated Support

Economic challenges in the past decade have forced communities to adopt innovative measures to help businesses remain competitive or even survive. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

LATEST FASHION NEWS

New linen collars are straight bands three inches wide , turned over all around the top, pressed flat, and worn with a black velvet band and bow. The plain collar costs twenty-five cents; with the velvet band and bow it is fifty cents. More...

Word of the Week

Quisling one who commits treason : traitor, collaborator More...

Letters to the Editor

Democracy for The Library

To the Editor: In response to Dan Vega's Letter to the Editor about the Putnam Valley Library: More...

Thank You for Kent’s Fireworks

As Supervisor of the Town of Kent I would personally like to express my gratitude to all the wonderful individuals, families and businesses that contributed to funding the Town of Kent fireworks display over Lake Carmel that took place on July 3, 201 More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Daniel E. Berish

Daniel E. Berish, age 74 of Fort Mill (formerly of Nelsonville, NY), passed away on Sunday, July 19th, 2015, in Carolinas Medical Center Main in Charlotte, NC. Daniel was born in Patton, PA, the son of the late John and Bertha Berish. Mr. More...

Robert Denis Weaver

August 5, 1938 - July 4, 2015 Robert Denis Weaver, 76 of Mahopac, NY, passed away Saturday July 4, 2015. He was a native of Brooklyn, NY, along with his deceased brother Richard Weaver 74, Mother Gladys C. Weaver and father Robert W. Weaver. More...

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