September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Nine Members of the ‘Class of 2010-11’ Arrive in Brewster

Stomach butterflies might have been common for scores of students on the first day of school Tuesday, but many new teachers also experienced those anxious pangs when greeting their pupils for the first time. More...

Special Services for Pre-School Children Soars

The cost of educating pre-school children in Putnam County in need of special services is skyrocketing. More...

Patterson Library Prepares for Fall

Boys/Girls Book Club Starts September 20 and continues every other Monday up to, and including, December 13 at 4:30pm. Join the new boy/girl book club at the Patterson Library. More...

Belle Levine Offers Art and Music Classes

The Belle Levine Art Center in Mahopac offers a variety of classes and workshops in art and music this fall. The schedule of programs for adults, teens and children is now currently available and registration is open. More...

Learning to Use Technology as a Teaching Tool

Integrating technology into classroom instruction is taking a front seat in the Carmel School District these days now that the 2010-11 school year is underway. More...

Lake Carmel Woman’s Doctorate is Stuff of Lore and Legend

A Lake Carmel woman has copped a guilty plea for using fake credentials to work as a therapist with autistic children. More...

Village Says No to Planning

BREWSTER VILLAGE BOARD

Last week, the Brewster village board of trustees voted to deny the village’s planning board’s request for $15,960.50 until they receive more information. More...

Matthew Byrnes to Leave Brewster High

Brewster High School Principal Matt Byrnes will be leaving the hallowed halls of BHS next month to become Assistant Superintendent of Schools in the Darien School District in Connecticut. More...

Kids Taught to Survive the Drive

Prior to the opening of school, the Brewster District, which has had its share of tragedies involving teenaged driving in recent years, coordinated a mandatory meeting for senior parking privileges at BHS that was attended by some 350 teens and thei More...

Young Colonials Muster

Saturday, August 21 was “A Fine Day for the Ancients” as the Young Colonials Fife and Drum Corps, of Carmel, hosted their 23rd Annual Muster. More...

Schools Complete Last-Minute Renovations

Three thousand Mahopac middle and high school students are back in the classroom this week now that the 2010-11 school year is underway. The new term began on Tuesday. More...

Professional Women Explore ‘Art of Closing the Sale’

Please join us on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 6pm for our next meeting of The Professional Women of Putnam Networking Group. Camp Kiwi, 825 Union Valley Road, Mahopac. $30 per person (includes dinner and dessert), catered by Fiesta Mexicana. More...

Carmel Cubs Headed to Cooperstown

A dozen members of the Carmel Cubs are counting the days and a trip to Cooperstown is almost a year away. More...

Put Your Home to Good Use

The equity in your home (the value of your home minus what you owe) is a good source of low-interest funds for big purchases. More...

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