October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Around the County

MAHOpAc FALLS

Tent comes down at Mahopac Falls FD

A 20-foot by 40-foot tent came down Sunday at the Mahopac Falls FD substation, indicating that Putnam’s newest firehouse was well on the way towards completion. More...

PAT TERSON

An Evening of Drummers rocks Putnam Lake VFW

The Putnam Lake VFW Hall was a drummer’s haven when students from Nick Mangini’s Drum School presented the second annual Evening of Drummers event. More...

$3,000 Collected for Juvenile Diabetes Association

A lot of hair was swept from the floor at Michael Roberts Salon and Spa in Mohegan Lake, but John Boggi of Mahopac, who owns the popular business, didn’t mind at all. More...

Frank Redendo Never Gives Up

Frank Redendo pushes himself each and every day. More...

CAR MEL

Property value improvements topic of discussion

Two dozen business owners and local residents now have a better idea of what it takes to improve the value of their property. More...

Free coins and stamp appraisals in Carmel

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will once again offer the free appraisal of U.S. More...

SOUTHEAST

Controversy over Southeast supervisor’s budget proposal

A $12.4 million budget proposal unveiled by Southeast Supervisor Michael Rights is drawing fire from members of his town administration. More...

PUTNAM VALLEY

Funds OK’d for Lake Oscawana clean-up

Lake Oscawana water quality will be pure once again now that the House of Representatives approved a $400,000 grant as part of the 2010 Agriculture Appropriations Act. More...

CORRECTION

Regarding “Gadfly Journalist Seeks Top Post” (October 8, 2009): David Wilson has not written for Carnegie Mellon University’s alumni magazine. More...

Senator Vincent Leibell Is Putnam’s Good Scout

For nearly three decades of public service, State Senator Vincent Leibell exemplified this tenet of the Boy Scout oath: “To help other people at all times.” Last week, 125 people were on hand at the Mahopac Golf Club when the senator r More...

Fill the Truck Food Drive

A growing need has surfaced in our community. Four of our local food pantries have reported a substantial rise in the number of residents who rely on them for assistance. More...

Youth Court in 22nd Year

Putnam Youth Court training is underway. More...

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