July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Cops on Bikes Begin Pedal Patrols

Sheriff Donald Smith has introduced Putnam’s latest tool in fighting crime—bicycle patrols. More...

July 4th Concert at Red Mills Historic Park

Come one, come all! The Town of Carmel invites the entire community to a 4th of July concert at Red Mills Historic Park, from 7:30 to 9:30pm at the Red Mills Historic Park in Mahopac. More...

From the Police Blotter

In a Hurry A Brewster man is in trouble for allegedly passing more than two-dozen vehicles on a speeding motorcycle in downtown Mahopac. Carmel Police arrested Dennis Schneider, 65. More...

Mizzentop Welcomes New Admissions Director

Mizzentop Day School is happy to announce that Eliza Goff, a long-time member of the Mizzentop Day School faculty, will be taking over the position soon to be vacated by Carney O’Brien. More...

From the Police Blotter

Too Many Teeth That’s the question police are asking themselves this week after two arrests were made for biting. More...

Honoring the Founders at Prayer Event

Residents of the region are being asked to pause and reflect Thursday when the Putnam County Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee conducts its pre-Fourth of July celebration honoring our founding fathers. More...

Out and About

Sheriff Don Smith ‘Retiring a Flag’ while at the Fire Watch on Friday, May 28,2010 at Veteran Memorial Park, Kent. More...

Young Brewster Woman Graduates from Pines Bridge School

It’s the most moving graduation of the season when multiply handicapped young adults receive diplomas, certificates, tributes and hugs as they participate in the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Pines Bridge School commencement. More...

Vails Grove’s Scramble on the 4th

The Vails Grove Golf Club, located at 230 Peach lake Road in Brewster, will be holding it’s Scramble on the 4th fund raiser this Sunday, July 4th. More...

PHC is the Biggest Winner at Danbury Tourney

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Robinson Helps the Paramount Celebrate its 80th

Legendary composer and singer Smokey Robinson put on a show to remember at the Paramount Center for the Performing Arts in Peekskill. More...

New Rabbi Rides into Mahopac on Two Wheels

On June 27 Rabbi Eytan Hammerman bicycled from White Plains to Mahopac, where he will serve as the new rabbi to Temple Beth Shalom. More...

Kent Man Kills Self After Standoff

Dozens of police officers from Putnam and Westchester spent Friday trying to negotiate with a 25-year-old Kent man who barricaded himself inside his residence with a loaded weapon. More...

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“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke