July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Farmer’s Markets Flourish

Two farmer’s markets in eastern Putnam County are flourishing this summer. More...

Sgt. Robert Behan Graduates from FBI Academy

Sgt. Robert Behan has become the second member of the Carmel Police Department to graduate from the prestigious FBI Academy. More...

Three Mahopac Girl Scouts Create Nature Trail

Three Girl Scouts from Mahopac have left a legacy for current and future generations by transforming an overgrown path into an educational nature trail for their Girl Scout Gold Award project. More...

Professional Women of Putnam Meet

The Professional Women of Putnam Networking Group will meet on Tuesday July 13th at 6pm. The topic of the meeting is “Building Women- Owned Businesses: Why women can excel and what they need to know to beat the odds!” More...

Fireworks in the Back Seat of a Car?

Accidents occur throughout the county during July 4 holiday

Heavy traffic, unseasonably hot weather, and motorists’ not paying attention to their driving resulted in at least a dozen crashes throughout the long holiday weekend across Putnam County. More...

Training and the Real Thing

Patterson Fire Department and Rescue Squad personnel finished several hours of training before being pressed into action for the “real deal.” Firefighters and EMTs extricated a 200 pound “dummy” trapped inside a demolished More...

Rob Castellano Wanted to Become a Millionaire

It all began when Rob Castellano and his fiancée, Brittany Collins were attempting to stay dry during a rainstorm. More...

Annual Fireman’s Parade on July 28

The Brewster Volunteer Fire Department is encouraging everyone to come early and cheer on firefighters and EMS professionals from fire departments and ambulance corps from throughout the region at its annual Fireman’s Parade on Wednesday, July More...

VFW Recognized by Atomic Vets of America

When National Association of Atomic Veterans called for service organizations and businesses across the country to contribute towards research that is assisting veterans of the Cold War exposed to radiation, the Mahopac VFW Post 5491 led the charge. More...

Heroes and Hope Raise Funds and Awareness

Kevin McPartland’s Heroes and Hope project has not only honored Native American veterans by raising funds for the Chief Daniel Nimham Wappinger Memorial in Kent but has also raised awareness of the life threatening genetic disease Cystic Fibro More...

Woman Cops Guilty Plea in Burglary Spree

A Pawling woman currently incarcerated at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility now faces additional prison time in Connecticut after admitting her participation in a string of burglaries throughout western Connecticut two years ago. More...

Out and About

Eleanor & Ron Bjorklund with friends Mary Sheehan and Joan Harman enjoying Veteran’s Day. More...

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