September 10, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Animal Kingdom USA’s Critter Chatter

This Oriole (pictured with a Phoebe) came to us on July 12th with severe neurologic damage from a trauma that affected her ability to eat, drink, stand, and fly. She needed constant care and hand feedings throughout the day for a month and a half. More...

Police News

Saved By a Tree That’s how Kent Police described the good fortune of Angelina Lena, an 88-year-old Carmel woman, whose Chevy Cavalier drove off the road and plummeted down a steep incline last Friday afternoon. More...

Fate Still Unknown in MTA Battle

The Putnam County Legislature plans to fight the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s recently enacted mobility tax through the courts. More...

Southeast Restaurant Recipient of Putnam Beautification Award

The Seven Stars Family Diner offers more than wholesome and delicious food. More...

Mahopac Mission: Sacred Heart Gifts Offers Glimpse of Another World

“It’s not just a store, it is a mission,” says Grace Pietrosanti, the owner of Sacred Heart Gifts and Apparel, a Catholic gift shop along Route 6 in Mahopac. “The mission always comes first,” she adds. More...

Meander Through the Green Expanses at Philipstown Park

Pastimes

In 2005, the Philipstown Greenway Committee published “22 Hikes in Philipstown” to showcase what the town had to offer outdoors enthusiasts. I took their advice recently and hiked a trail in Philipstown Park. 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