January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County


‘Air inversion,’ natural gas cause chaos at middle school

On Monday, the Mahopac Middle School was forced to close after a natural gas leak sent a strong odor into the building, forcing Superintendent Thomas Manko to cancel classes while sending faculty and staff to other facilities for reassignment for the More...


Three-vehicle crash snarls traffic

A Connecticut woman was admitted to Danbury Hospital with chest trauma while two other drivers suffered less serious injuries as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Route 6 at Starr Ridge Road in Southeast on Tuesday.   More...


‘Kick up your heels’ at village hoedown

The Brewster Education Foundation, celebrating 26 years of excellence in education this year, has announced plans for its annual gala benefit dinner. More...

Yorktown’s DeChiaro enters 2010 GOP primary

Tom DeChiaro wants to be a conservative alternative to Nan Hayworth in the 2010 Republican Congressional primary for New York’s 19th district. The winner will take on the incumbent, Rep. John Hall. More...

A variance for the taxidermists

The torrential downpour on Monday prevented the planned State Line Retail Center from receiving variances for its signage, and approval of its retaining wall from the Southeast Zoning Board of Appeals.   More...


‘New York State is done,’ says school board president

The Carmel Schools Board of Education met on Monday. After a brief recitation of the calendar, Board President Richard Kreps turned the presentation over to committee heads. More...


Upcoming Meetings

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 Somers Architectual Review Board, 7:30pm at The Somers Town House Carmel Zoning Board 7:30 pm Town Hall TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2 Putnam County Full Legislature Meeting, 7pm Patterson Zoning Board, submission deadline THURSDAY, FEBRUAR More...

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