November 12, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Clair, Lannon Win of Michael Neuner Safety Award

Putnam County’s third annual Michael Neuner Fire Prevention and Safety Award has been presented to two veteran members of the Brewster Fire Department. More...

VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AT CV STARR

On Tuesday Veterans from World War II, Vietnam, the Cold War, and Bosnia, as well as Iraq and Afghanistan, visited the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster, where they were applauded and thanked for their efforts by students and staff alike. More...

Marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Acevedo

William and Patricia Wuchter of Brewster are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Dawn Marie, to Martin Acevedo, son of Lucia Guzman of Yonkers. More...

Kimberly Salvio & John Lombardi

ENGAGEMENT

Kimberly Salvio and John Lombardi, both of Carmel, recently became engaged. An October 2010 wedding is being planned. Kimberly Salvio is the daughter of Fay Salvio, of Carmel. More...

Rock Solid Business Weathers Rough Economy

Bill Dring, owner of Putnam Stone and Mason on Route 52 in Carmel, credits his father, William Dring Sr. for his success. “He was the hardest-working man I ever knew,” Dring said wistfully. More...

Animal Kingdom USA’s Ask Critter Chatter

How much exercise does my dog need?

I usually tell my clients that your dog can never have too much exercise. The requirement for exercise is very important to dogs. More...

Bungee Jumping at Lake Compounce

HIGh SChOOL STORIEs

“No…No!” I complained. “I am not going!” I stood at what it seemed to be the biggest bungee jump in the world. “Come on, go ahead,” my mom taunted me with a smirk on her face. More...

Silver for Seniors Challenge

Kristin Burke has a simple motto in life: “When you give, you always get more in return.” Burke, a resident of Garrison who is a partner in a prominent Manhattan law firm, serves as a member of the board of Putnam Family and Community More...

Hall Talks Health Care in the Kitchen

Challenger says plan is a ‘dangerous prescription’

SOMERS—Shortly before midnight on Saturday, Representative John Hall voted for the overhaul of health care and the “government option” being considered by the House of Representatives. More...

Want to Feed the Hungry?

The Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) has begun its annual Thanksgiving basket program and, according to Executive Director Judy Callahan, this month’s distribution will be the largest ever. More...

PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER’S ANNUAL DINNER AND BALL

The orchestra played a moving rendition of “Celebration” to the delight of some 500 guests who packed the ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich Saturday evening. More...

Engagement

Jill Baker & David Piersall

Jill Baker of Patterson and David Piersall of Stormville became engaged on September 3, 2009. The couple are graduates of Carmel High School, Class of 2000. More...

Police News

Elderly Man Strikes Cruiser An elderly Brewster man who was traveling the wrong way on I-84 east of the Putnam-Fairfield County line is facing charges that could result in the loss of his license following a head-on crash with a Connecticut state More...

New Putnam Bike Trail is in the Works

Putnam’s bike trail is proceeding on schedule. Last Friday, large pieces of earth-moving equipment opened the trail along Route 6 at Putnam Avenue in Brewster. More...

Brewster Theater is Staging Lion in Winter

The Brewster Theater Company has announced auditions for their Winter 2010 production of The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman Set over Christmas of 1183, The Lion in Winter recounts Henry II's effort to choose a worthy successor. More...

PUTNAM PEOPLE

Chronicling the Accomplishments of Putnamites

SAROJBALA PATEL of Carmel was among the 70 College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy students who participated in the White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, October 3, in LeClerc Auditorium. More...

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