October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Domestic Violence on the Rise Across Putnam County

The Putnam County Women’s Resource Center assisted more than 2,000 women and children who were victimized by domestic violence last year, while Putnam County prosecuted more than 700 cases involving spousal and child abuse. More...

MKMG Joins Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

On Sunday October 17, 2010, the Mount Kisco Medical Group participated in the Annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Physicians, staff, patients, family and friends walked as part of Team MKMG. More...

First Ragamuffin Parade Called a Great Success

Boys and girls of all ages marched through the county seat Sunday dressed in their Halloween finery thanks to the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s sponsoring Carmel’s first Ragamuffin Parade. More...

County Mulls Revising Sex Offender Law

District Attorney Adam Levy spent the first years of his prosecution career trying cases against sex offenders. More...

St. Lawrence Learning Center Fundraiser Is Friday

St. Lawrence O’Toole Church’s Early Childhood Learning Center will be the benefactor Friday during a fundraising event at the Brewster house of worship. More...

Fire Prevention Week Teaches Local Kids Not to Burn

Thousands of school children throughout the region have been taught to “learn not to burn” and to “stop, drop and roll” by dozens of dedicated volunteer firefighters and emergency responders. More...

Carmel Teacher s Make Strides Against Cancer

Carmel teachers are fighting the fight by participating in the Making Strides against Cancer Hudson Valley event at Woodbury Commons. More...

Memory Walk Raises Funds for Alzheimer’s Care and Research

Nine years ago two dozen people took part in Putnam’s first Memory Walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. More...

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