April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Heart Walk Raises Thousands

Heart attack and heart disease are America’s number one killers. More...

150 Rally for Gun Rights

In the end, perhaps the Philipstown Town Board and the 150 supporters of the Second Amendment who gathered across the street from Town Hall last Thursday night may not be as far apart as it once seemed. More...

General Stories

Legislature Praises Greater Mahopac Chamber

Putnam’s 7th Annual Business and Home Expo is less than two weeks away and officials of the Greater Mahopac Chamber of Commerce have encouraged the public to attend the April 27 event at Villa Barone in Mahopac. More...

Area Man Charged with Drug and Weapons Possession; BMW Seized

Following his arrest for drug and weapons possession a Carmel man is now facing a lengthy state prison term because a Kent Police officer was at the right place at the right time. More...

Carmel Budget Restores Cuts, Hikes Taxes 4.9 Percent

The Carmel Board of Education adopted its 2011-12 school budget Tuesday evening. More...

Enterprise

Lead Generation is a MUST!

As business owners, we are used to being responsible for every facet of our business—sales, billing, production, bookkeeping, even taking out the garbage. More...

School News

Future Business Leaders of America Bring Home the Trophy Hardware

The Carmel High School Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is one of New York State’s most highly recognized. More...

Explore High School Options at Mizzentop Secondary School Fair

Pawling

Mizzentop Day School, located in the Village of Pawling, is hosting a Secondary School Fair for those parents wanting to explore an independent high school education for their children Thursday, April 28, from 6:30 to 8:30pm. More...

C.V. Starr Students Take Gold and Silver at Olympics of Visual Arts

A Day in the Life of Picasso

Students at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster have a little extra pep in their step this week after returning home from Saratoga Springs, where they took top honors in the Olympics of Visual Arts program. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

BASEBALL LEAGUE SCHEDULE FOR 1930 OF THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS Carmel, While Handicapped at Present, Will Have Good Field on New School Grounds. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. More...

Odell Is GOP Choice for County Executive  Free Access 

What a difference a year makes! Putnam County Republicans held their annual nominating convention Wednesday evening and unanimously endorsed MaryEllen Odell for county executive. More...

Ball Receives Package of Hate

State Senator Greg Ball received a suspicious package laced with anti-Semitic diatribes on Tuesday and members of the New York State Police are investigating. More...

Homeland Security Hearing Points to Need for Improvement

New York City — More than 15 security and police experts testified at Friday’s hearing of the Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs Committee that improvement is needed to keep the state secure. U.S. Rep. More...

Carmel Teachers Ratify Pact

New 3-Year Deal Contains Givebacks

Realizing the difficult economic times facing residents of Putnam County and vicinity, the 379-member Carmel Teachers Association has unanimously approved a new three-year contract containing givebacks to the community. More...

Around the County

Local Rotarians Collect Food at Shop Rite for Needy Neighbors

Shoppers were in a giving mood last weekend outside Shop Rite in Carmel. As a result several area food pantries will be stocked with non-perishables thanks to members of the Carmel Rotary Club. More...

Parents in Action Don’t Want to Become PIAs

Two residents of the Carmel School District have formed a grassroots organization known as Parents in Action. More...

Fish Fundraiser is on Friday

The pantry and freezer at one of Putnam’s most popular restaurants is filled to the brim. More...

Cultural Events

Mahopac Library Hosts Two New Exhibits in April: Oils, Posters

This month, the Mahopac Public Library has two exhibitions on display—the oil paintings of artist James Sparks, and ‘Peace’ful Posters “What Does My School Look Like?” Both exhibits feature a consideration and awareness More...

Sports

Brewster Boys’ Lacrosse Battle Inconsistency in Loss to Byram Hills

BREWSTER—The Brewster High boys’ lacrosse team had some good stretches of play against Byram Hills Saturday, but in the end it was inconsistency that sunk the Bears in a 10-7 loss to the visiting Bobcats. More...

Tigers Make Short Work of Golden Knights, 15-2

PUTNAM VALLEY—Freshman attackman Mike Benvenuti scored four goals to lead a contingent of nine players who reached the scoring column Saturday, as the Putnam Valley High boys’ lacrosse team blasted Nanuet, 15-2, on the turf at Putnam Vall More...

Brewster Track Gets Started, Sweeps ‘Pac and John Jay

TRACK

BREWSTER—Last Monday the Brewster high track and field squad had its first dual meet of the season and swept two of their league foes in impressive fashion at John Jay Cross River high school. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

ELIZABETH S. TURNER

Elizabeth S. Turner, 53, passed away at 10:17am on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in her home. Elizabeth was born on June 16, 1957 in Poughkeepsie, NY, to David and Catherine Liz Vincent. More...

EDWARD C. SCHNEIDER

Edward C. Schneider, age 55, of Pawling, died Sunday, March 27, 2011. More...

MILDRED CAREY

Mildred Carey, age 98, of Cold Spring, died peacefully April 9, 2011, at Dutchess Rehabilitation and Home Care Center in Pawling. Mildred was born in Patterson, on August 30, 1912, to John and Anna (Morey) Harrison. 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