October 1, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam Students Excel

High school students are excelling in record numbers throughout Putnam County. More...

Santa Comes Early to Women’s Center

Santa Claus came early this year to the Putnam Women’s Center but Ann Ellsworth and her staff didn’t mind at all. More...

Putnam Celebrates Family

Family Week is being celebrated throughout the county, with moms and dads being encouraged to take time from their busy schedules and eat dinner with their children. More...

Guinea Hogs Arrive at Tilly Foster Farm

George Whipple has done it again! The entrepreneur who operates the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast introduced Putnam’s newest endangered species last Saturday to a gathering of some 50 men, women, and children—guinea hogs. More...

Southeast Race Over As It Begins

The Southeast Town Council election is effectively over just as the general campaign has begun. Elizabeth Hudak and Bob Cullen will go into the November 3 elections unopposed for two open Town Council seats in Southeast. More...

Financial Stability Helps to Upgrade Brewster Bonds

Officials in the Village of Brewster are doing something right! More...

Anxious Peach Lake Moment on Yom Kippur Holiday

There were anxious moments on Peach Lake at the Southeast-North Salem line on Monday, when a boat capsized, tossing five teenagers into the water. More...

Police News

Lake Carmel man falsely reports hit and run crashes A Lake Carmel man is in trouble with the law for allegedly falsely reporting an incident. More...

Winding Through the Paths of Chamber Park in Mahopac

Lake Mahopac, in the south central section of Putnam County, has limited public access to the waterfront. Unless you are a resident of the lake community, you might only know of the lake because you have driven by it. More...

Action for MS Raises $1,000 for Research

Putnam County’s newest non-profit organization—Action for MS—has made an important contribution in the hopes of finding a cure for multiple sclerosis. More...

Child Advocacy Center Celebrates 10 Years

The Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County has celebrated an auspicious occasion—its tenth anniversary of serving children and families embroiled in child abuse allegations. More...

Support for Clothing Drive

Thanks to the generosity and kindness of the people of Putnam County, Financially distressed residents in Poland, Ghana, Liberia, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, India, and the Republic of Georgia in the Soviet Union will be wearing gently used clothing More...

Tears of Joy at Drug Treatment Court Commencement

Tears of joy and cheers for accomplishing the impossible highlighted Putnam County’s Drug Treatment Court commencement exercise last week. More...

The Brewster Theater Company Presents Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Confronting illusions about oneself is never easy but ultimately cathartic when done in the company of those that know and love us best. More...

PUTNAM COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS ANNOUNCES THE COUNTY’S NEW SEQUOIA IMAGECAST VOTING MACHINE

DEMONSTRATIONS AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

DATE TIME LOCATION ADDRESS 10/2/09 10:30am – 12:30pm Reed Memorial Library 1733 Rte. More...

Connecticut State Police Lend a Hand

Roads throughout eastern Putnam County are a bit safer thanks to the efforts of law enforcement in western Connecticut. More...

Bondi Defends ‘Painful’ Cuts

Last Friday, the Courier sat down with Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi to discuss the budget process, which he described as his most difficult in 30 years of public office in Putnam County. More...

Animal Kingdom USA’s Critter Chatter

Vitamin D – How important is it for your pet?

Simply put, vitman D is necessary for your pet to be able to utilize calcium. A deficiency of this critical vitman can, among other things, result in impaired bone mineralization, and lead to done softening diseases. More...

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