December 3, 2009 RSS feed / Around the County

BREWSTER

Jambor: Tough times ahead for schools

The December Brewster Board of Education meeting alternated between anger at Albany and pride in the accomplishments of Brewster’s students and athletes. After brief opening remarks from board members, during which the new website for J.F.K. More...

Cleaners Collects Coats for CAP

Following the busiest Thanksgiving basket distribution in its history, the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) begins its winter coat drive this week, and a Carmel merchant is once again stepping up to the plate. More...

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

• Come see the Charles Dicken’s classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL (original adaption by John Ryerson) Presented by the Pied Piper Theater Youth Group. There will be only 3 performances-Dec 18th @ 7:30pm, Dec 19th @ 7:30pm and Dec 20th @ 3pm. More...

CARMEL

Festival on the Lake Returns

Carmel’s Festival on the Lake takes place on Saturday, and last weekend a small army of volunteers decorated 80 trees that now adorn the Lake Gleneida shoreline in downtown Carmel. More...

KENT

Sanitation worker injured in freak crash

A Kent sanitation worker was injured early Tuesday in a freak crash in Lake Carmel. Kent Police said Robert Huestis, 52, a veteran town employee, was beginning his garbage route for the Lake Carmel Sanitation District around 5:30am. More...

PATTERSON

Green Chimneys makes food baskets for the elderly

On November 19, Stan Kahn, with the Green Chimneys School, delivered ten overflowing food baskets to the Putnam County Office for the Aging to be distributed to senior citizens within the county. Mr. More...

Bring Toys to PFCU PREPARE

Putnam Federal Credit Union (PFCU) is proud to participate in the annual “Toys for Tots” toy drive once again. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted at either PFCU branch from November 15 to December 15, 2009. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham