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 would also like to enter into dialogue with the many elderly persons who are a storehouse of wisdom forged by experience, and who seek in many ways, especially through volunteer work, to share their stories and their insights.' ~Pope Francis addressing Congress, Sept. 24, 2015