March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Harlem Magic Visit Mahopac

Talk about an unusual lunch hour: Students at Mahopac High School were in awe last week when a larger-than-life athletic entertainer visited the school’s cafeteria. More...

‘The Art of the Comic Book’

Join local artist Franco Aureliani at the Kent Public Library, March 9 at 7pm, as he shares his love and labor in creating comic book art. More...

Contemporary Praise and Worship Service

Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the Pawling United Methodist Church, 2 Dutcher Avenue, Village of Pawling. 5:30pm coffee, desserts and Fellowship; 6pm worship service. For further information, call 845-855-5350. More...

Sherman Church Lenten Events

The Sherman Church will sponsor its annual Lenten Luncheon series beginning Sunday, March 13, following the 10am worship service at the church, 6 Church Road, Sherman, and continuing each week through Palm Sunday, April 17. More...

Legislature Recognizes Women Of Excellence

Three women were recognized by the Putnam Legislature for being named Women of Excellence. More...

Hero Dog Caspar Saves The Day

Caspar is being credited with saving his master’s life last Friday night after a kitchen fire ignited a one-story wood frame home in Lake Carmel. More...

‘Illusions’ Returns For 30th Anniversary Show

Stas Przymylski remembers his first Illusions production: “The year was 1986 and I was a student at Mahopac High School. I began with the technical stuff and got bit by the Illusions bug. More...

Plant Putnam 2011 Offers Plants, Shrubs, Ground Cover

Spring will be here sooner than you think. And with that, comes sprucing up the yard, and making decisions about plant materials for your property. More...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday Mar 12 — 16th Annual Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parad e — 1pm in Wappingers Falls. Bagpipe bands, floats, fire trucks, and classic cars. Starts on North Street and ends in Mesier Park. More...

Putnam County History Conference on Tap

As Putnam County prepares for its Bicentennial in 2012, on Saturday, March 19, at 9am, there will be a conference on our county’s history featuring local historians on a wealth of topics. More...

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