October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

‘Girls Nite Out’ Promotes Teen Safe Driving

While the ladies enjoy an evening of fun by shopping from a variety of vendors for the holidays, next month’s 4th annual “Girls Nite Out” fundraiser will directly benefit the Brewster H.S. Teen Safe Driving Program. More...

Safety Guards Are on Patrol at JFK School

Save t heT hird an d fourth gr ade rs at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster take their jobs seriously. More...

VFW Announces 2010-11 Scholarship Program

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Brewster Post 672 is offering local students the chance to compete to win money for college through two national VFW scholarship programs. More...

Large Crowds at FD Open House

Flames shot high into the air! The Carmel fire alarm sounded, followed by the shrill siren of fire trucks. Was Carmel burning? More...

Class of 1955 Celebrates 55 Years

Classmates fifty-five years ago at Carmel High School came from near and far to reunite at a gala that will be remembered for some time. More...

Street Signs Coming to Lake Secor

Street signs are coming to Lake Secor. Residents of the densely settled community located in western Mahopac submitted a petition last week to the Carmel Town Board seeking assistance in getting street name signs erected at 11 intersections. More...

Relative Gets Lead Foot for Helping Hand

A Mahopac man’s desire to help a relative move his car from a garage resulted in chaos when the driver hit the gas pedal, believing the auto was in reverse. More...

Walk to Fight ALS with Notre Dame Club

Surrounded by the autumn glory of the Hudson Valley, a band of walkers will traverse the Walkway Over the Hudson October 17 in an effort battle a brutal disease that impairs movement and ultimately destroys life. More...

Marching Band Shines at Mets Game

The Mets were impressed! More...

Marcus Eure Wins the ‘Oscar of Teaching’

Brewster High School teacher Marcus Eure has quite a future! More...

Walk for Opportunity on Sunday

A large crowd is expected on the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association campus in Southeast Sunday for Putnam’s 4th annual Walk for Opportunity. More...

Brewster Library Book Sale Bonanza

To paraphrase a famous American author, James Michener, in his book Hawaii, “I came to do good, and I did well.” I found a real “bonanza” at the Brewster Public Library Book Sale in May. More...

Carmel Teachers Clean Up the Town

Members of the Carmel Teachers Association were up early Saturday and, with the assistance of a group of students, cleaned the hamlet of Carmel from unsightly trash. More...

Come and Get to Know HVFCU

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) is hosting a Meet & Greet event at its Carmel Branch, 1995 Route 6, on Saturday, October 16, from 9am to 11:45am. Enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and a chance to win a $500 travel gift certificate. More...

Training for Disaster

Firefighters and EMS providers from four area departments are now better prepared to deal with a mass casualty incident following a realistic training exercise. More...

Local Teen Recognized at Awards Breakfast

The Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN) Awards Breakfast, held on September 28 at Clearpool Education Center in Kent, recognized those agencies and individual volunteers that have made an impact on the lives of Putnam residents. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937