December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Putnam Humane Society Volunteer Bakers Needed!

We need volunteers to donate cookies for this year’s annual Cookie Walk fundraiser at Drew Methodist Church, 28 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel. Contribute your craft! The date is Sat. Dec. 18th, from 10am-3pm. More...

Kids Day Gives Back To Carmel

Kids Day began 40 years ago and each year the event at Carmel High School has become bigger and better. On Sunday, hundreds of young children were welcomed to the high school gymnasium for an afternoon of fun and frolic. More...

Enoch Crosby Chapter of NSDAR to Host Gala Holiday Auction in Mahopac

The Enoch Crosby Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be hosting a Gala Holiday Party and Auction on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 12noon in the Grand Meeting Room of the Mahopac Library. More...

‘G’ is for Generosity

Brewster Rotary donates 500 dictionaries to area schools

Thanks to the Brewster Rotary 500 dictionaries are in the hands of third graders in the greater Southeast area. The annual dictionary project culminated last week when teachers and administrators were invited to lunch courtesy of the Rotary. More...

Antique Stocking Stuffers Show & Sale Comes to Connecticut

After the huge disappointment of the show cancellation due to the “Blizzard of ‘09,” the Greenwich Civic Center will itself be stuffed with a thousand feet of treasures this year when the Antique Stocking Stuffer Show and Sale retu More...

The Holiday DARE Tradition Continues

The spirit of giving is alive and well in Putnam County. More...

Chanukah Celebrated In Putnam County

Last week Christians and Jews gathered along the Gleneida lakeshore in downtown Carmel to celebrate Chanukah. A ceremony led by Rabbi Avi Korer of the Putnam Chabad was attended by 75 men, women, and children last Thursday evening. More...

CARMEL MEETInGS

Thurs. Dec. 9 Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30pm at Town Hall Tues. Dec. 14 Fire District Annual Election 6pm-9pm at Fire Commissioners Bldg., 85 Gleneida Ave. More...

Mahopac ‘Pacapellas’ Entertain Carmel Town Board

A routine meeting of the Carmel Town Board took on a festive note when the highly professional Mahopac “Pacapellas” from Mahopac High School performed. More...

Rec Department Presents Breakfast with Santa

The Town of Carmel Recreation and Parks Department “Breakfast with Santa,” which was held on Sunday, December 5 at Sycamore Park in Mahopac. Photos by Susan Schwenk. More...

Local Scouts Recreate a Historic Photo

Above: For its 100th anniversary, Brewster Boy Scout Troop One recreated the scene of a historic photo, shown below. More...

‘Voices of the Heart’ Dance Raises Thousands for Putnam Families

Putnam Family and Community Services’ recent Voices of the Heart dinner dance attended by some 120 guests raised $42,000 for the organization, which provides mental health, chemical dependency treatment and family support services to people of More...

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