April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Around the County

Songbird Field Identification Class

Each spring brings the welcome arrival of colorful migrating birds back to our area. They have wintered south of us and are heading to their northern breeding grounds. More...

Putnam Community Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary, But Foundation And County Are In Legal Battle Over Land

The Putnam Community Foundation has celebrated its 15th anniversary by reaffirming its commitment to build 120 units of senior citizen and veterans housing at the nonprofit’s Stoneleigh Avenue property adjacent to Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Anti-Terror Patrols On High Alert Across Putnam

Police on the state, county, town and village levels have stepped up their presence throughout the county this week in conjunction with New York’s Counter-Terrorism Zone 3 Task Force. More...

Man Accused as ATM Thief

A Dutchess County man hired to stock ATM machines with cash is facing felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly pilfering more than $88,000 from the machines owned by a Patterson company. More...

Surgeries and Procedures Seminar at Putnam Hospital Center

On Saturday, May 3rd, Putnam Hospital Center will offer a seminar on “Blood Management: Surgeries and Procedures at Putnam Hospital Center.” It will be held from 9 am to 12 pm in the Michael T. More...

Milltown Area Cleanup April 26th

Saturday, April 26, The Milltown Association invites you to participate in the Annual Clean Up of Milltown Road and the Historic Milltown Area. Volunteer a few hours removing the winter’s accumulation of litter and debris. More...

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary Spring Benefit

Constitution Marsh sits in the middle of an important resting and breeding place for migratory birds. More...

Grasshopper Awards Honor Local Couples for Service to Putnam County

Thursday, April 24th, 2014, at 7pm will see the continuation of a new fun tradition begun by Putnam County’s young H. G. Fairfield Arts Center. More...

Mahopac Teens Jailed for burglary

Three Mahopac teens are facing felony charges of burglary and criminal mischief for allegedly breaking into a Jefferson Valley business and damaging property inside. More...

Popcorn Machines at Kent Library

Visitors to the Kent Public Library were recently surprised by the delicious fragrance and cheerful sound of popcorn popping. More...

Comcast Cares Day on Saturday April 26

On Saturday, April 26, Comcast New York employees and their families and friends are expected to come out and “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve the Putnam County Humane Society in Carmel as part of Comcast’s 13th Com More...

May Events at Patterson Library

Just in time for spring and summer, Patterson Library has announced the following programs: On Saturday, May 3, at 1 pm: : “Neighborhoods of Brooklyn”. More...

Trio to be Honored by Brewster Education Foundation

A career educator, a highly professional executive secretary and a dedicated coach will be honored next Saturday when the Brewster Education Foundation conducts its annual gala benefit dinner. More...

Retired Teachers Award Scholarships to Students

The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association has awarded $3,000 in scholarships to high school students attending classes at Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES. More...

Mahopac Celebrates Vietnam Veterans Day

The Ladies Auxiliary to The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 5491 Mahopac celebrated the 3rd annual Vietnam Veterans Day with dinner and a candle lit ceremony at the Knights of Columbus in Mahopac. More...

Great Music in May at Putnam Arts

On Saturday May 3, The Putnam Arts Council will host the Hudson River Musicians Alliance for a special reunion concert at Belle Levine Art Center in Mahopac. More...

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Welcomes New Artistic Director

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Davis McCallum as its new Artistic Director. Mr. More...

Hoving Home, Arms Acres to Speak at Drug Forum April 29

"Signs and symptoms of drug abuse" will be the focus of a community forum at the Desmond-Fish Library on Tuesday, April 29, 6:30-8 pm. More...

High achievers

Military Re-enlistment: ...Major General Patrick A. More...

Mahopac Woman Released From Jail Rearrested On New Charges

A Mahopac woman released from the Putnam County Jail after serving time found herself back in the arms of the law when arrested by Yorktown Police for a reported larceny. More...

Mahopac Fire Raising Money for Anniversary Journal

The Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department advises area residents and business establishments that a legitimate one-time special solicitation will be conducted , beginning this month, for the Department’s 100th Anniversary Journal to be published in More...

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