October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Around the County

Audubon Bird Seed Sale

The beautiful autumnal display in our Hudson Valley is a signal for bird lovers to start cleaning out and putting up bird feeders for our over-wintering birds! It is also the time for Putnam Highland Audubon Society’s Bird Seed Sale. More...

Lauren DeAngelis Graduates Beauty School with Honors

Lauren DeAngelis of Carmel has graduated from the Paul Mitchell School of Beauty in Danbury with honors. The 2010 graduate of Carmel High School initially attended Dutchess Community College where she earned her associate’s degree. More...

Putnam to Celebrate Day of Prayer

Many of Putnam's movers and shakers will be up early next Tuesday to attend the county's annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast. More...

Putnam Prepares for Winter Weather

The calendar may read mid-October with leaves starting to turn to radiant shades of red, orange and yellow but Putnam County government is already preparing for the long winter ahead. More...

Town Keeps Spending in Check

For the first time in three years, Carmel’s town budget will be kept within the two percent state mandated cap. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt credited his administration with “sound fiscal management” for keeping spending in check. More...

Common Core Forum Set

A forum on problems with the Common Core in education is set for Monday, Oct. 20, with Dr. Peg Luksik. It will be 6:30PM – 8:30PM at the Paladin Center, 39 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel. More...

Benefit Dinner for Addiction Counseling

Chemical dependency is becoming more of a critical issue across Putnam County with the deaths of some three dozen young people resulting from drug overdoses in the past two years. More...

Toys R’ Us Thief Nabbed

A Mahopac man is facing charges of larceny and resisting arrest for allegedly shoplifting merchandise from a popular toy store and fleeing when approached by police. More...

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