May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Carmel teachers sweep streets

Carmel teachers were up early last Saturday and within three hours cleaned sections of the county seat of unsightly debris. The Carmel Teachers Association conducts its semi-annual clean-up each May and later in the fall. More...

BHS students head to China

Nine juniors and seniors from Brewster High School and their faculty advisor are leaving the U.S. Thursday evening for the trip of a lifetime. More...

Brewster HS thespians sweep Dutchies

Thespians at Brewster High School are strutting their stuff this week after taking top honors at the Dutchie Award competition. More...

Duck Racing is a big hit in Mahopac Falls

A new spring sport has made a big hit in Putnam County! Duck racing came to the Red Mills Historic Park Sunday courtesy of the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club. More...

Unscrupulous Mailings Target the Elderly

A day doesn’t go by when an elderly Putnam resident receives official looking letters in the mail requesting donations for organizations which for the most part don’t exist. More...

CIVICS: Upcoming Meetings

THURSDAY, MAY 20 Southeast Town Board Regular Meeting – 7:30pm – Town Hall MONDAY, MAY 24 Town of Southeast Planning Board Meeting – 7:30pm – Town Hall More...

Project Linus teaches kids about giving back

Some of Carmel’s youngest children are learning an important lesson in life—the value of giving back to those in need. More...

Carmel Olympian inspires middle school students

Dan Joye remembered becoming interested in the luge when he was in 7th grade. More...

50 years of decorating graves of comrades

Each spring Zeke Drnek visits the gravesites of fallen Patterson firefighters and plants a flowering pot adjacent to the grave. 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