May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Wendy Gentile Named NY Administrator of the Year

CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL

Wendy Gentile is a school administrator’s administrator. More...

Brewster’s Stock Champs

Henry Wells Middle School teacher Keith Koestner enjoys checking daily stock reports with his three winners, (l-r) Duncan Russell, Sean Kelly and Andrew Lepere, who took top honors in the spring New More...

General Stories

Town Board, Residents Discuss Clean Water Mandate

The Carmel Town Board and residents expressed their concerns at a recent public hearing on a mandate by the state to require that local towns report septic issues to the Putnam County Health Department, which would enforce penalties on the homeowners More...

Williams Sentenced to Time Served and 5 Years Probation

Former Patterson Highway Superintendent Charles Williams accepted responsibility for his actions last Friday in Putnam County Court and was sentenced to time served plus five years probation by Acting State Supreme Court Justice Albert Lorenzo of the More...

Men Charged in Lakeland High School Damage

Two young men from Mahopac are facing charges of criminal mischief for allegedly causing more than $2,500 in damages by driving a 20 year old Volvo onto the athletic fields at Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak. More...

Enterprise

We Must Ease the Burden on Local Businesses

Part of the mission statement of the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce is to serve as the primary advocate, voice, and resource for our business community. More...

Sports

Carmel Girls Take Two from Beacon, Close Regular Season 8-8

CARMEL—The Carmel High girls lacrosse team closed out its first regular season on the varsity level in impressive fashion earlier this week, sweeping a home-and-home set from Beacon to close out regular-season play at 8-8. More...

Rebels Pull Away from Bears in 13-9 Win

Brewster posts first-ever win over John Jay

BREWSTER—A close first half ended with Lakeland/Panas and Brewster tied at 4-4 Monday in Shrub Oak, but it was the Rebels who pulled away in the second half, out-scoring the Bears 9-5 to secure a 13-9 victory in a girls lacrosse game at Lakelan More...

Mahopac’s Foley Leaves Major Imprint on Three Sports

TJ FoleySenior, Mahopac High School More...

Letters to the Editor

Santa’s Going Up the River Without a Sleigh

Dear Editor: Interesting metaphor, that Uncle Vinnie ”Don’t piss on Santa’s boots” Leibell chose to reinforce his extortion. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am - Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am - Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm - Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetari More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

RUTH M. LOVALLO

On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, Ruth M. Lovallo, 84, of Earlville, NY, formerly of Brewster, went home to be with the Lord. Ruth is survived by her husband, Vincent Joseph Lovallo, her daughters: Margaret A. Lovallo of Earlville, Lesley A. More...

LUCIA ZEOLLA

Lucia Zeolla 88, of Carmel, passed away on May 14, 2011, at Putnam Hospital Center. Mrs. Zeolla was born on April 10, 1923, in the Province of Benevento, Italy, to Raffaela and Raffaele Zeolla. More...

Five of Six School Budgets Approved

Only Mahopac Plan Defeated

Five of six school budgets were approved in Putnam County on Tuesday— school Election Day in New York State. Only residents in Mahopac said “no” to a 2011-2012 fiscal spending plan. More...

The Sentencing & Shaming of Vincent Leibell

The year-long fall from grace for ex-senator Vincent Leibell came to its denouement Friday afternoon in Courtroom 218 in White Plains, when Senior District Judge Warren Eginton sentenced him to 21 months in prison and three years of probation. More...

Service Honors Police Heroes

Police officers from around the region turned out in large numbers to pause and reflect on the supreme sacrifices made by men and women who serve their communities in the law enforcement and emergency services field. More...

Around the County

Visiting Nurse Services Now Open

Visiting Nurse Services In Westchester, Inc. announces the opening of a new division in Putnam County, Visiting Nurse Services in Putnam (VNSP), located at 979 Route 22 in Brewster. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Celebrates KIDS’ Day on Saturday

Children of all ages are being invited to Putnam Hospital Center Saturday with their parents and grandparents for one of the county’s best attended events each year. More...

Carmel High Teacher Geri Munnick Recognized by New York State Shields

For the second consecutive year, a resident of Carmel has been recognized by the New York State Shields. More...

School News

School District Consolidation on the Table

On Thursday, May 26, from 6:30 to 9:30pm at the Mahopac Library, located at 668 Route 6, Mahopac, the public is invited to participate in a lively discussion on the topic of school consolidation. More...

Carnival for a Cause Honors Two Brewster Students

The Brewster School District campus was hopping last weekend when students at Brewster High presented Community Weekend for a Cause. The events honored Aidan Sullivan and Brian McPartland. More...

Kids Know How to Invest

Next time you plan on investing in the stock market, check first with three 6th graders at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster. More...

Columns

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Medicare vs. Mediscare The Republican budget plan, written by House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, would change Medicare as we know it. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

LUDINGTONVILLE NEWS More...

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“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school classis running the country." ~Kurt Vonnegut