September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Founders Day Fair Takes Place Sunday in Brewster

Sunday promises to be quite a day in the Village of Brewster. The community’s 19th annual Founders Day Main Street Fair takes place—a celebration that offers something for everyone. More...

Cecil Austen Bolam: Brewster’s First Eagle Scout and First Naval Academy Graduate

During Founders Day 2010, the community of Brewster will be honoring one of their native son’s on what would have been his 96th birthday. Cecil Austen Bolam was Brewster’s first Eagle Scout. More...

Saturday is Hall of Fame Day at Carmel High

Carmel will be taking on the aura of Cooperstown Saturday when Hall of Fame Day is celebrated at Carmel High School. More...

Leibell and Odell Agree on Something

County executive candidates State Senator Vincent Leibell (R) and Legislator Mary Ellen Odell (I) agree with the majority of Putnam citizens: Consolidation of departments and governments within the county is a good tax dollar-saving strategy. More...

Plans for New Senior Center Are Dead

Plans for a new senior center in Kent are apparently dead. More...

Setting an Example for Flu Shots

County Executive Robert Bondi, Commissioner of Health Dr. Sherlita Amler, and Putnam Legislature Chairman Vincent Tamagna are setting the example this fall. More...

Bethel Celebrates PT Barnum’s 200th Birthday

The entire community of Bethel, Conn., went to the Circus last weekend as it celebrated PT Barnum’s 200th birthday. More...

Trolley Museum Hosts Halloween Events

The Connecticut Trolley Museum is having two events for this Halloween season. Pumpkin Patch is a family-funfilled day beginning with a trolley ride out to our “patch” where each child will pick out their own pumpkin. More...

PHC Reservoir Classic Attracts People of All Ages

Putnam Hospital Center lucked out Sunday with weather ideal for outdoor recreation. More...

Residents Hope to Bring Putnam Lake Back to Life

Residents of Putnam Lake want to turn back the clock. Those residing in the eastern Town of Patterson hamlet are hoping to revive their community’s showpiece back to its original condition in 1931. More...

David Bruen Honored at St. Lawrence Golf Outing

Putnam’s first County Executive David Bruen was the guest of honor at the St. Lawrence O’Toole Church’s 20th annual golf outing. More...

Brewster VFW to Host Blood Drive

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 672 of Brewster is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, October 14th from 2pm to 7pm. The Post is located at 262 Peaceable Hill Road in Brewster. More...

Annual Food Drive—Help ‘Fill the Truck’

Once again the Carmel Rotary Club and Shoprite of Carmel will join forces. More...

Girl Scouts Earn Patches with Clean Trails

On Saturday Sept. 25, my troop of 4 girls, Victoria Coffey, Juliana Newlun, Jordan Krinsky, and Katharine Bogen all age 9 and from Carmel, went to Fred Dill Sanctuary and Outdoor Education Center to clean the trails of garbage. More...

School Board Meetings on Tap

The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District has made the following two meeting announcements: Legislative Committee Meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in the Administration Building, 179 East Lake Blvd, at 7pm. More...

Pony Rides at Sherman Church Fair

Children will have a chance to ride on a gentle pony Saturday, Oct. 2, at the 115th Annual Sherman Church Fair at the church grounds at 6 Church Road. More...

Historical Society Hosts Presentation on Planned Invasion of D-Day

The Brookfield Historical Society will sponsor, as part of their American Military Forum, a slide presentation on the preparations that took place for the invasion of Normandy during WWII. More...

Upcoming Events in Bethel and Newtown

Hello friends and neighbors! Here are the fun-filled upcoming events in Bethel and Newtown. The Farmer’s Market is still happening now until mid-October-every Saturday. 9am to 1pm, here at the Extension Center. More...

NRA Banquet a Success

Last Thursday night marked the 4th annual Putnam County Friends of NRA fundraising banquet at the Villa Barone. Chairman Tom Colavito is responsible for the creation of this event and has actively chaired it since the beginning. More...

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