April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Around the County

Kent

The Need for Speed

The warm weather is here and with the arrival of sunny days and pleasant temperatures large numbers of motorcyclists have been observed on area roads. More...

Southeast

Swing and Bebop at Putnam Arts Council

Jazz singer, Vesta G. Williams, will present select jazz standards at the the Southeast Museum and Putnam Arts Council on Saturday May 2, 2009 at 7:00 PM. Vesta G. More...

Patterson

Men of Taste and Distinction

Guests arrived hungry! Three hundred seventy-five men and women jammed into the Starr Ridge Manor Banquet Hall in Southeast Saturday evening for the Patterson Rotary's 13th annual Men Who Cook fundraiser. More...

Sanchez Works to Make Brewster's Best Guacamole

Fiesta Mexicana owner prepares for Cinco de Mayo celebrations

Luis Sanchez, owner of Fiesta Mexicana in Brewster, flashes a winning smile when you ask why he is so often behind the guacamole cart in his own restaurant. "Because I make the best guacamole. Everyone knows this," he says. More...

Carmel

Capsized Mystery in Resevoir

An overturned rowboat in the West Branch Reservoir in Carmel sent emergency responders into action last Friday. A motorist traveling along Route 6 between Mahopac and Carmel observed the overturned craft at 8 a.m. and called 911. More...

Brewster

Disaster Drill at BHS

An early morning "disaster" on the Brewster High School campus served as a wake-up call for students and faculty alike. More...

Mahopac

Fatal Crash in Mahopac Falls Family and friends are mourning the death of a 69-year-old Mahopac woman killed last Friday in a single car crash in Mahopac Falls. More...

Brewster

4th Annual Children's Expo

Putnam's 4th annual Children's Expo and Safety Fair planned for Saturday Mom and dad: Get the kids ready for a day of fun and information that could save your son or daughter's life! More...

Green Chimneys Hosts International Conference

The role of animals establishing healthy relationships was the theme of a weekend conference at Green Chimneys attended by some 150 professionals who traveled to Putnam County from as far away as Europe and Asia. More...

Maxwell to Challenge Carmel Supervisor Schmitt in November

A former career law enforcement professional who worked side-by-side for more than two decades with the current chief executive of Putnam's largest town on the Carmel Police Department has announced his intention of challenging Supervisor Kenneth S More...

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"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children" ~Walter Elias Disney