May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Broccoli, Beets and Baseball at the Library

Gardening For a Second Season Crop More...

Putnam’s Great Trout Release

The excitement reached a fevered pitch last Thursday when some three dozen 7th graders enrolled at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster released 200 finger-sized brown trout that were raised in their classroom since last fall. More...

Colonial Days Return to Brewster

Children at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster have a better understanding of pioneer life thanks to the school’s annual Colonial Encampment. More...

Free Skin Cancer Screening June 22

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. More...

Thousands Celebrate Kids’ Day at Putnam Hospital

For the first time in a week the weatherman cooperated and the result was most evident! Nearly 3,000 were on hand at Putnam Hospital Center Saturday for the medical center’s annual Kids’ Day celebration. More...

Memorial Day Observances and Ceremonies

CEREMONIES Watchfires throughout the weekend start at 7 pm Friday at Putnam Park. Fires continue throughout the night until sunrise Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More...

Lake Gleneida Walking Trail Opens with Fanfare

A 1.2-mile walking trail traversing Lake Gleneida in Carmel has opened to the public. More...

Curtin Fundraiser a Big Success

At the recent Putnam County fundraiser for Lance Corporal John Curtin at the Carmel VFW, more than 200 people from Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester Counties attended, with all proceeds going to LCpl Curtin and his family for medical and travel expen More...

Hospital Career was ‘Too Good To Be True’

Pat Varveri walked out of Putnam Hospital Center for the final time last week as the medical institution’s Community Health Educator but the 38- year employee has promised to return. More...

Preparing for Patterson Day

Day 2011 will be held on Sunday June 5, at Patterson Baptist Church. It is a day of fun, food and games, designed to celebrate the Town of Patterson. This is 16th consecutive Patterson Day celebration. More...

Visiting Nurses Headquartered in Brewster

Loretta Molinari looked around the spacious new offices of Visiting Nurses of Putnam and beamed. More...

Computer Learning Center for Seniors

Senior residents interested in learning about computers can register for a variety of classes being offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging Computer Learning Center for Seniors at two locations: William Koehler Senior Center, Route 6, Mahop More...

Putnam Feis Perpetuates Irish Culture, Dancing

Even the luck of the Irish couldn’t control the weather! More...

Kids' Day at Putnam Hospital

Clockwise starting above: McGruff, the New York State Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) mascot, loves to hug boys and girls at the hospital event. More...

Silver Starlites Shine at State Baton Twirling Competition

Recently the Silver Starlites hosted the New York State NBTA Baton Twirling Competition. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke