April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Food drive Saturday to benefit CAP

Brewster Rotarians and members of the Brewster High School Interact Club are hoping many shoppers will visit the A&P supermarket at the Lakeview Plaza in Southeast Saturday and contribute to the season’s first food drive of the year, to benefi More...

Kohl’s staff spruces up school

National Volunteer Week was celebrated in fine fashion at Kohl’s Department Store in Southeast. A dozen employees donned Kohl’s A-Team tee shirts last week, and, with shovels and rakes in hand, visited St. More...

Civics

Upcoming Meetings

MONDAY, MAY 3 Town of Kent Town Board Workshop - 7pm - Town Hall TUESDAY, MAY 4 Lake Management /Land Practice Presentation - 7pm - Town Hall WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 Carmel Town Board - 7:30pm More...

A tree grows in Brewster

A group of young men returned to their alma mater at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School and admired a flowering plum tree they planted a decade ago. More...

Fulmar Road School earns cash for trash

Louise Volpe is on a mission. The parent of a child at the Fulmar Road Elementary School in Mahopac is spearheading an initiative to help the school “go green” while earning money for its trash. More...

Children’s Expo and Safety Fair is Saturday

Raising awareness about child safety and health, from fire prevention to the proper fitting of bicycle helmets, is on tap Saturday when the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County hosts its 5th annual Children’s Expo and Safety Fair. More...

Putnam Youth Forum Focuses on Teenage Concerns

During Putnam County’s 16th annual Youth Forum scores of young people from Carmel to Cold Spring had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss matters of concern that could not be raised in school. More...

Kya is a trash hound

Kya is truly amazing! The Chinese Crested Powderpuff, who often wears a red cape covered with merit badges, was adopted by the Meschino family of Southeast when she was four months old. More...

Melrose School to host open house in May

On Tuesday, May 25, at 6:30pm, The Melrose School in More...

Men Who Cook honors Howard Yager

One of Putnam’s most fun-filled nights of the year honored Howard Yager, executive director of the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association. More...

Breakfast is ‘out’ in the Mahopac School District

Mahopac school children are not interested in having breakfast in school. More...

Parents assured Middle School is safe

The first four months of 2010 have brought uncertainty and concern to parents, teachers, and students at the Mahopac Middle School. More...

Bear sightings

There’s a bear in them thar hills! A black bear described as weighing in excess of 150 pounds and measuring six feet long was seen on Canopus Hollow Road, Dennytown Road, and Indian Brook Road by several people last week. More...

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