November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Business Educators are Among New York’s Best

Carmel High School business teachers Mike Gizzo, Dave Salvo, Mary Odell, Phillip Alberga and Nancy Cornell go above and beyond the call of duty each day in the classroom. More...

Police News

Scary Halloween in Carmel

There were some frightening moments on Halloween night in downtown Carmel. More...

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

The holidays are always a stressful time, but especially so when you are trying to cope with the loss of a loved one. Learn how you can gain support and comfort during this difficult time. More...

Newly Renovated Cinema Will Open on November 6th

New owners took over the theater in July of this year. More...

Putnam Chorale Explores Great Opera Choruses

Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score. Opera is part of the Western classical music tradition. More...

Passion Prevails at Drum Competition

Drummer Ron Negro of Brewster summed it up best: “Passion shows!” More...

Meetings in Mahopac

MAHOPAC SCHOOL BOARD The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District will hold the Monthly Board Meeting on November 9, 2010 at 8pm in the Mahopac High School Theater on the top floor. More...

Race To The Top Funds Called ‘Mole Hill’

Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Superintendent Dr. More...

Putnam Hospital Holds Series of Free Parenting Classes

On Saturday, November 20, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a series of free parenting classes at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Local Youth Earns Eagle Scout Honors

Boy Scout James McMurray with Troop 440 in Patterson was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on October 10. Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Scouting. More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic At Brook Farm Vet Center

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a free rabies vaccination clinic at the Brook Farm Veterinary Center, Route 22, Patterson, on Saturday, November 13, from 2pm to 4pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets. More...

Wendy’s Hosts Carmel FD Fundsraiser

A fundraiser for the Carmel Fire Department was held at Wendy’s at the Putnam Plaza on Saturday, October 23, between 5 and 9pm. The event drew a large crowd, with support from both local townspeople and area fire departments. More...

CHS Italian-American Club Hosts Mangiare

“Mangiare!” was heard over and over again inside the Carmel High School library when the CHS Italian-American Club hosted its 40th annual Teacher Recognition Tea. More...

Seniors: Sign Up Today For Turkey Dinner

The tradition continues in the Carmel School District. Thanksgiving dinner will be served to area senior citizens free of charge courtesy of the Carmel Teachers Association at four locations Nov. 18. More...

‘Girls Nite Out’ Reservations Still Available

Ladies enjoying an evening of fun and frolic in each others company by shopping for the holidays while benefiting Brewster High School’s Teen Safe Driving Program are being encouraged to make a reservation this week for the 4th annual “G More...

Welcome Sign in Place, At Last

It’s taken more than 75 years but Mahopac Falls finally has its own welcoming sign. The wooden plaque erected on Route 6N formerly greeted the public to Mahopac. More...

Route 312 Beautification, Courtesy of Credit Suisse

On October 29, George Whipple and eight of his employees at Credit Suisse came to Putnam County to participate in the planting of 2,250 daffodil bulbs. More...

Keep Putnam Beautiful Debuts Student Ambassadors

The Putnam County Health Department and Keep Putnam Beautiful (KPB) are teaming with ITERI Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) and Kashen Communications to roll out a new Student Ambassador Program for students in grades 7 through 12. More...

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