May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Boater Safety Course Offered

If you plan to pilot a motorboat or personal watercraft this summer, you had better sign up for a New York State Boater Safety Course. More...

Coin and Stamp Appraisals Offered on Saturday

Get those old coins, paper money and stamps out of storage! The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel will be offering its free semi-annual free appraisal Saturday of both American and foreign money as well as stamps, tokens and medals. More...

Diana Westin at the Mahopac Library

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Putnam Celebrates National Day of Prayer

Linda Smoot reminded residents of Putnam County, “prayer allows us to have real contact with God.” Smoot, a member of the Putnam County Leadership Prayer Committee, welcomed 50 men and women to the Carmel Cornerstone Park last Thursday fo More...

Community Weekend for a Cause in Brewster

The Brewster School District campus will be a hopping place this weekend when students at Brewster High present Community Weekend for a Cause. The events Saturday and Sunday will be honoring Aidan Sullivan and Brian McPartland. More...

Master Gardener Plant Sale Set for Saturday

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 14 from 8:30am to 12:30pm. More...

Older Americans Month Declared

Putnam County is a graying community with more than 15,000 residents over the age of 60. The Putnam Legislature last week proclaimed May Older Americans Month. More...

Explore ‘Behind the Scenes’ Magic at Brook Farm Event

On May 14 between 3pm and 6pm, Brook Farm Veterinary Center will be opening their doors to the pet loving community for a celebration of the human-animal bond. Dr. More...

Women Athletes Join Putnam’s Fight Against Cancer

Last Friday afternoon the familiar red, white and blue colors of Carmel High School were exchanged for bright orange and bright pink. More...

County Supports Sale of Buddy Poppies

For the past 90 years, the annual sale of Buddy Poppies by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and their auxiliaries has been recognized and endorsed by governmental officials on the federal, state, and local levels. More...

Scouting for Food for the Homeless

The Cub Scouts of Lake Carmel Pack 1 collected over 60 boxes of cereal for the homeless. As part of their annual food drive, scouts asked friends, neighbors and family to help them collect the cereal. More...

Arts in the Park Arrives Saturday

The sounds of music will be filling downtown Mahopac Saturday when the local school district hosts its annual Arts in the Park. The outdoor concert features performers from fourth grade through high school. More...

Scouts Head to West Point Camporee

A dozen members of Brewster Boy Scouts Troop One joined more than 6,000 other members of Boy and Girl Scout troops and Venture crews from across the state by competing at the 49th annual West Point Camporee held on the banks of Lake Frederick, across More...

Thirtieth Annual Milltown Area Road Clean-Up

On Saturday morning, April 30, some 18 volunteers from The Milltown Association in Brewster met at the junction of Milltown Road and Old Milltown Road for coffee and doughnuts before embarking on the Thirtieth Annual Milltown Area Road Clean-Up. More...

Spend a Memorable Spring Day in Cold Spring-on-Hudson

“It’s Spring in Cold Spring,” and after the long, snowy winter, this historic riverfront village will celebrate the spring season on Saturday, May 14, with a full day of shopping, dining, hiking, and specials galore. More...

Public Safety Day

(Above) Up, up and away….Senior Reporter and photographer Eric Gross views the fair from 65 feet above the Emergency Operations and Training Center in Carmel courtesy of the Carmel FD tower la More...

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Weekly Quotation

"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne