January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Patterson Troop Member Achieves Eagle Scout

Patterson Boy Scout Troop 440 is proud to announce that Richard M. Dambra, 17, of Stormville, successfully completed a Board of Review to earn his Eagle Scout award on January 4. More...

Girl Scout Supports Hospital, Earns Silver Award

Madeline Salich was working on her Silver Award and had the idea to support Danbury Hospital. Madeline and Girl Scout Troop 50579 of New Fairfield organized goodie bags for pediatric and adult patients. More...

Handmade Gifts Benefit Putnam CAP

Judy Callahan, executive director of the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP), couldn’t believe her eyes when four women marched into the CAP headquarters in Brewster last Friday morning bearing handmade gifts for the needy. More...

Another Storm Socks the Area

The year 2011 is getting to be known as the Year of the Snow in Putnam County. More...

Eagle Scout Project Completed

Alex Andalia has completed a community-focused project towards becoming an Eagle Scout. His project was to research, design, fundraise and construct an informational kiosk on the Putnam County Bikeway near Willow Road at Route 6. More...

Kiosk on Lake Gleneida Walking Trail

Historical information and pictures are now available for all to see at the first of three kiosks on the Lake Gleneida Walking Trail. Brian Vangor and Sallie Sypher did the historical research. More...

Life After the Holidays

The winter holidays are history, but whether you love the holiday season or cannot wait for it to end, life after the holidays often brings on the blues. More...

Retired Greats to Appear at Brewster Sports Event

Former New York Yankees great Tommy John will be joining retired Mets second baseman Tim Teufel and Giants greats Sean Landetta and Gary Jeter in Southeast next Saturday night. More...

New Animal Shelter Will Be in Southeast

A new animal shelter is coming to Putnam County. At its year-end meeting last week the Putnam Legislature approved the purchase of a 10-acre parcel of vacant, town-owned land off Zimmer Road near I-84 and Route 312. More...

It’s Time to Shovel Out That Hydrant

In the wake of the season’s heavy snows emergency responders are reminding the public this week to shovel out fire hydrants near their homes or places of businesses. More...

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“Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~Lauren Bacall