April 16, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Police News

Teen Caught Selling Drugs MAHOPAC—An 18-year-old Mahopac youth is facing a seven year state prison term following his arrest for selling marijuana in the greater Carmel- Mahopac area. More...

A Brief Account of the Battles of Lexington and Concord

Visiting the Putnam County Historical Society exhibit (see story page 1) and immersing oneself in the history of the village is a fine way of commemorating the opening battles of the American Revolution. More...

Proclamations

Spring is a busy time of the year for members of the Putnam Legislature. In addition to discussing reams of resolutions, lawmakers recognized scores of individuals and organizations by issuing a variety of proclamations. More...

How the Other Half Lives

News From the Other Side of the Taconic

Hundreds gather at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Cold Spring to mourn the death of beloved resident James "Jim" Guinan, the famed proprietor of Guinan's Country Store—the old pub at Garrison's Landing. More...

Schumer Fights For Sport Fishing

KENT—U.S. Senator Charles Schumer paid a visit to Putnam County. More...

Putnam Lawmakers Ask Albany for To Extend Sales Tax Hike

Putnam County lawmakers have called on their Albany counterparts to renew a one-percent sales tax increase for the next two years. At its regular monthly meeting last week, the legislature voted 7-1 in calling for the renewal. More...

In Honor of Patriot's Day

Concord Hymn

By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled; Here once the embattled farmers stood; And fired the shot heard round the world. More...

KCAC Schedules Family Hike to Hawk Ro

A naturalist and an historical interpreter will be among the group hiking with Kent Conservational Advisory Committee (KCAC) members during the Family Hike to Hawk Rock on Sun., May 3. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke