January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Hope Forum III Set for February

On Thursday, February 3 (snow date, February 7), students, parents, and community members are invited to join the Putnam County DA’s Office, the Mahopac Central School District, and the Town of Carmel for Hope Forum III, from 7pm to 9pm at the More...

Program Looks at Baldwin Place, Mahopac Falls

On January 27 at 7pm, the Mahopac Public Library will host the fourth in a series of presentations designed to examine the history of our area. More...

Patterson Seeks Rec Leader

The Town of Patterson is looking for an individual for the position of Part-Time Recreation Leader. Please send resume to Raymond Blanar, Recreation Director, P.O. Box 278, Patterson, NY 12563 or fax 845-878-7232. More...

Duncan Russell Knows His Geography

Duncan Russell has always had a love for geography. The 12-year-old sixth grader at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster entered the school’s geography bee and came away last week as the winner. More...

Putnam Paramedics Provide Free Rides for Cancer Patients

The TransCare Ambulance Company, Putnam County’s paramedic service, is teaming up with the American Cancer Society, to provide free transportation for cancer patients in need of radiation and/or chemotherapy. More...

Eldridge Praises Challenged Highway Crews

Putnam County Executive Paul Eldridge called it “challenging.” “This is Syracuse-type weather—not pristine Putnam County,” Eldridge said when referring to the steady stream of inclement weather since the first of the yea More...

Othmer Recognized By FOP

Putnam Legislator Richard Othmer was honored when members of the Stephen Driscoll Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police recognized his efforts for the USS New York Memorial Project. More...

Humane Society Benefits from Hannaford’s Customers

Santa arrived a little late this year but the staff and animals at the Putnam Humane Society weren’t complaining at all. More...

Ice Rescue Exercises in Below Zero Weather

With the temperatures colder Sunday in Putnam County than in Anchorage, Alaska, two dozen members of the Kent and Carmel Fire Departments donned special gear and plunged into the frigid lake at Clearpool Outdoor Education Center in Kent to practice i More...

Students Attend Class at Cornell  Free Access 

Forty-six Brewster High School students had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when they attended Cornell University to learn from some of the most brilliant scientists in the world. More...

Brewster Celebrates Sports Successes Saturday

The Brewster Sports Foundation is placing the finishing touches on its “Night to Celebrate” to honor the 1997 Brewster High School State Football finalist team. More...

Hard Work, Reliability, and a Smile

Ten of the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES’s best and brightest were recognized last week at a breakfast celebration attended by family and friends. More...

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“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck