October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Girl Scouts Host Victorian Afternoon Tea

Brewster Girl Scouts now know the experience of a traditional Victorian Afternoon Tea. More...

Hall of Fame Day Goes off Without a Hitch

What a day at the Putnam County seat. Saturday was Hall of Fame Day in Carmel when CHS inducted the Class of 2010 into the school’s Hall of Fame. More...

Putnam Humane Society Senior Adoption Weekend

The Putnam Humane Society will hold an open house October 9 and 10 in a special effort to find homes for their senior animals before the cold winter weather sets in. More...

Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital Announce Formal Partnership

John M. Murphy, M.D. President and CEO of Danbury Hospital and Richard J. More...

Plant Daffodils Now and Enjoy a Flower-Filled Spring Garden

Beautiful daffodils—road salt tolerant and disliked by deer—will add beauty to the front of your home and business. They have been known to attract new customers, too. More...

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Joseph Castagnola Named Interim Principal at BHS

Brewster High School’s new interim principal has hit the ground running. More...

Paul Camarda Receives Community Service Award in Southeast

Paul Camarda, of Camarda Realty Investments, was presented with a community service award on Sept. 23 by the Southeast town board. More...

Making Cuts Not Easy for Board

At its October 4 workshop, the Patterson town board discussed Supervisor Michael Griffin’s proposed 2011 budget. The proposed budget represents a zero percent increase from the 2010 budget. More...

Notre Dame Club Hosts ALS Fundraising Walk

On Oct. 17 the Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley will host its ALS Walk, in memory of board member Gus Raspitha, who died last year from what is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. More...

Carmel FD Hosts Open House on Sunday

Live demonstrations of vehicle rescues and the extinguishing of a live fire will highlight Sunday’s Open House at Carmel Fire Department headquarters. More...

Putnam Rain Garden Dedicated on a Rainy Day in Kent

Last week, Putnam officials dedicated the county’s first Demonstration Rain Garden at the Veterans’ Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Historical Society to Host Discussion on the Growth and Decline of Farming

The Brookfield Museum and Historical Society will host a forum on the evolution of farming in Brookfield. It will be held at the Brookfield Public Library, 188 Whisconier Road (Route 25), on Sunday, October 10, at 2pm. More...

PUTNAM’S COLOMBUS DAY PARAdE

What a day! What a parade! Putnam County celebrated its 22nd annual Columbus Day Parade with great fanfare Sunday when 86 marching units in five separate divisions proceeded along Route 6 in Mahopac to the delight of thousands of spectators. More...

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale