February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

‘Putnam Speaks’ Toastmasters Leaving Carmel After 13 Years

Putnam Speaks Toastmasters is one of the county’s best-kept secrets.  After meeting at Guideposts in Carmel for the past 13 years, where more than 300 sessions have occurred, the group is moving to the United Way office at the Mahopac Nati More...

Emergency Responders Ski Race Is Sunday

An unusual scene will be taking shape Sunday on the slopes at Thunder Ridge in Patterson: Firefighters as well as EMTs and other first responders from throughout the region will be skiing and snow-boarding a course in full turnout gear, all the while More...

Last Opportunity For Free Flu Vaccine

Thursday and Friday will be the final opportunity this year for residents to receive a free flu vaccination courtesy of the Putnam Health Department.  The wild winter weather has cancelled and postponed several clinics this year and Health Commi More...

Religious Events in Our Area

Satur day, Februar y 12— A Pre- Valentine’s Day Get-together — For singles, ages 30s-50s. Come make new friends, engage in interesting activities, dance to a happenin’ DJ, eat some chocolate, and who knows what else? More...

Ice Cream Cake Production Goes On Despite Flaming Signage

The winter of 2011 has claimed another casualty—an illuminated sign outside the Carmel Carvel at the Putnam Plaza.  At 7:17pm Saturday, a passerby contacted the Putnam 911 Dispatch Center to report the electric sign on the front of the ice More...

Educated Palate Opens at BOCES

The Educated Palate, a student-operated restaurant on the BOCES campus in Yorktown, warms the season with Jamaican cuisine Thursday.  The four-course luncheon is the first of four meals being offered this school year.  Others will feature c More...

VFW Breakfast Fundraiser

From 9am to noon this Sunday, Feb 13th, the Brewster VFW is holding a breakfast fundraiser.   Get omelets, bacon, sausage, pancakes, scrambled eggs, potatoes, waffles, and lots more. More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie