August 6, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Bee Stings Keep Emergency Services Providers Busy

A number of bee stings have kept emergency providers busy in recent days on both sides of the county. More...

Summer Camps at BHS Focus on String Instruments, Drama

Dozens of young people in the greater Brewster area returned to school in July, but didn’t mind a bit! More...

Fundraisers and Internships at Putnam Hospital Center

At the sold-out 2nd Annual Summer Social, sponsored by The Mothers Club of Putnam Hospital Center and held recently at Centennial Golf Club, Sheriff Don Smith presented club president Corrinne DiVestea with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Certific More...

Police News

Officers Save Unsound Man on Bizarre Day in Mahopac A 64-year-old Mahopac man was admitted to the psychiatric unit at Putnam Hospital Center Monday after keeping police at bay for several hours. More...

A Tree Falls in Brewster

Along Farm To Market Road in the Town of Patterson, what was possibly the oldest tree in Putnam County succumbed to the elements on the morning of July 27, after the previous night’s heavy rains. More...

Mahopac Man Saves Fellow Diver from Abyss of Death

Danilo Gristina doesn’t consider himself a hero, but had it not been for the Mahopac man’s quick actions, a diver from Mexico would have drowned. More...

Colorful Maps of USA Painted on Playgrounds in Brewster

Thanks to the efforts of parent volunteers and the Verizon Pioneers, children returning to class next month in Brewster at the John F. Kennedy and Garden Street Schools will have a new learning tool. More...

Kent SeniorNet Celebrates its 10th Anniversary at Public Library

Volunteers at Kent SeniorNet have been spending a busy summer by preparing curriculum for several new and exciting computer courses for autumn. More...

Congressional Hall Heralds New GI Bill

Congressman John Hall is thrilled that America’s new GI Bill will allow more than two million Americans who have served on active duty since 9/11 to be eligible for up to four years of education benefits courtesy of Uncle Sam. More...

VFW Makes Donation

Through the generorsity of the citizens of The Town of Southeast American Legion Argonne Post No. 71 has made a donation of $500.00 to The Castle Point VA Hospital for the purchase of Canteen Books. More...

ABC Gives Gold Stars to Carmel Pubs

Eight pubs in the greater Carmel area have received a gold star for complying with New York State’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Law. Carmel Police conducted bar checks of establishments in Carmel, Mahopac, and Mahopac Falls last week. More...

Dog Trainer Works to Save Lily the Pit Bull

One of the area’s most respected dog trainers and a Kent family has asked the public for its help to save the life of a special dog. More...

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