October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Around the County


Rights proposes clothing bin ban

Southeast Supervisor Michael Rights has called for a clothing bin ban in the greater Brewster area. Rights’s comments came last week at a news conference in front of a clothing bin located off Route 6. More...


Rally for immigration reform

A chilly wind blew across Lake Gleneida into the faces of some two dozen men, women, and children gathered on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse. They were gathered there to rally for comprehensive immigration reform. More...


Movie house goes dark

One of Putnam’s two motion picture theaters has gone dark. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” ~Henry David Thoreau