April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

High School Students Groom Gleneida

The Putnam County seat looks a bit cleaner this week thanks to the efforts of 15 Carmel High School students and their teacher, William Twardy. More...

Quartet Arraigned On Felony Weapons Charges

Following their arrests for weapons possession, a Putnam man and three residents of Connecticut are facing lengthy state prison terms. More...

Training Course Takes to the Woods

Motorists traveling along Potter Road in Mahopac Falls thought the worst. More...

VFW Breakfast to Raise Funds for Wounded Marine

Brewster Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 672 will be donating 100 percent of the revenue from its monthly breakfast fundraiser on April 10 to a fund set up for Lance Corporal John Curtin USMC who was wounded on February 15 in Afghanistan. More...

Green Chimneys Yankee Raffle

Green Chimneys presents its annual Raffle for a Luxury Suite at Yankee Stadium, The winning ticket will be drawn June 5 at our Birds of Prey event. Ticket holder need not be present. $100. More...

Community Free Day at Dia: Beacon

Residents of New York’s Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties are invited to experience the museum and special programs free of charge at Dia:Beacon on Saturday, April 9, from 11am to 4 More...

Calling All Bargain Hunters: Patterson Flea Market Opens on Sunday

The Patterson Flea Market will open for the summer season on Sunday, April 10, and run every Sunday thru October. It is the oldest and only continuously running flea market in Putnam County. More...

Science Fair Attracts Hundreds

Students, teachers, and parents alike described the George Fischer Middle School’s 35th annual Science and Technology Fair as the best yet. More...

Alzheimer’s Program Scheduled for April 16th

The Alzheimer’s Association, Putnam Hospital Center and the Putnam County Office for the Aging have joined together to offer a free program on Alzheimer’s disease for caregivers, friends and family of people with memory loss. More...

Carmel-Kent Lions Complete Pledge to Hospital

Putnam Hospital Center Foundation Executive Director Jeffrey D. More...

13th Annual Curves Food Drive Kicks Off this Month

During the month of April, Curves of Mahopac will participate in the 13th Annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit their local food bank. More...

Brewster Heart Walk Set for Sunday

The American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk is coming to Brewster High School on Sunday, April 10. The Walk attracts an estimated 1,000 individuals from Putnam area companies and community organizations. More...

Self Healing with One Light Healing Touch

Come to the Brewster Library for a fascinating, experiential workshop with the acclaimed Energy and Mystery School, One Light Healing Touch on Saturday, April 16, at 2pm. More...

Religious Events

Sat. April 9 — “Bunko Time ” at Temple Beth Shalom — 8pm. $18 per person (must be 18 years or older). Everyone is welcome. RSVP: TBS office 845-628-6133. More...

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