May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Teddy Bear PJ Party a big hit at PHC

Three hundred boys and girls were joined by their parents and grandparents for an old fashioned PJ Party at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Rotary Duck Race is Sunday

We’ve all heard of horse racing, auto racing, and even dog racing, but duck racing? More...

Kids learn that junk food can be dangerous to your health

Live theater came to the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster when the Emmy award-winning national touring show, Food-Play, paid Putnam County a visit. More...

Education Foundation seeks volunteers

The Brewster Education Foundation has issued a call for help. The foundation’s Board of Directors currently has openings for those desiring to make a difference by serving on the BEF’s missions of philanthropy and education. More...

History comes to life

Children attending classes at the Garden Street School and John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster love history like never before. More...

Out and About

Mahopac High School Chorus putting on a great show at the Shop Putnam Expo. More...

Civility at Carmel Candidate Forum

Five candidates seeking three Carmel Board of Education seats agreed Monday that the district provided its nearly 4,700 children with an outstanding education. More...

MAHOPAC

Mercury spill forces evacuation of Middle School

First it was diesel fumes; next came mold; and now mercury has disrupted classes at the Mahopac Middle School. More...

Kids’ Day coming to PHC

Putnam Hospital Center will be turned into a carnival-like setting on Saturday when the PHC Auxiliary hosts the annual Kids’ Day health safety and fun fair. More...

Civics

Upcoming Meetings

THURSDAY, MAY 13 Carmel Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee - 7:30pm - Sycamore Park Southeast Town Board Work Session - 7:30pm - Town Hall Town of Kent Planning Board - 7:30pm - Town Hall MONDAY, MAY 17 Town of Kent Board Meeting - 7pm - Town Hall More...

Community garden planted at High School

The flowers are blooming at the North Salem High School-Middle School thanks to an army of volunteers. With the creation of a garden committee, spring has brought new teaching and learning opportunities to the 750 students enrolled in the school. More...

KENT

Farmer’s markets recall agricultural heritage

Putnam’s newest farmer’s market is open for the season while an old standby returns next week. More...

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