June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Tribute Planned for Professor Hugh Berberich

A Tribute to Professor Hugh Berberich is planned for later this month at St. John’s Church in Mahopac. More...

Master Diver Shares Ocean Adventures

Captain Lada Simek is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Wreck Researcher, and a USCG Master Senior Director at Beneath the Sea, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to increasing awareness of the earth's oceans and the sport of scuba diving. More...

Birds of Prey Day Returns to Green Chimneys Sunday

Thousands of people will be converging on the Green Chimneys School campus Sunday for what has become a Putnam County tradition—Birds of Prey Day. More...

Putting Compassion in Action

On Sunday June 19, from 2 pm to 4 pm, Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, a highly respected American Buddhist monk originally from New York City, will speak on “Putting Compassion in Action, The Dharma as a Force for the Greater Good.” More...

Mizzentop Offers Summer Programs

Mizzentop Day School’s innovative educational program designed to build a love of learning in every child, is also present in the school’s summer program. More...

Thousands Attend Brewster Observance

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth told a large gathering in Brewster Monday: “Memorial Day is the time when we remember that the freedoms we enjoy must never be taken for granted.” More...

Carmel-Kent Area Gets Head Start On Memorial Day

Large crowds gathered at the Lake Carmel Veterans Monument and at the Carmel Veterans Hall in downtown Carmel Sunday for a pair of Memorial Day observances. More...

Town and American Legion Host Humanitarian Effort

A huge 53-foot-long trailer arrived in Mahopac Wednesday and for the next two weeks residents are being asked to donate needed supplies to the tornado ravaged Joplin, Missouri, area where 149 people were killed last week. More...

Transportation for the Disabled to be Improved Countywide

An initiative kicked off last week that will improve access to public transportation for the disabled in Putnam County. More...

Art and Dinner at Tilly Foster

On June 4 from 6 to 9 pm Tilly Foster Farm is pleased to present Watershed Wildlife: Watercolors and Sculptures, a presentation of the work of environmental artist Paul Thiesing. More...

Brewster Sisters Shine at 30th Annual Pegasus Horse Show

Amid a cheering crowd of family and friends, sisters Toni Ann and Gabriella Tolve of Brewster earned their classes’ Best Sitting Trot and Best Steering awards, respectively, at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding’s 30th Annual Horse Show on May 22 More...

14 Earn Tenure in Brewster

Newly tenured teachers in Brewster posed for a class photo: Garden St. Principal Eileen McGuire; C.V. Starr Principal Frank Zamperlin; CV Starr ESL teacher Karen Dakin; Garden St. More...

Young Artist Talent Search

This summer, Gutsy Woman Productions is producing the Hudson Valley Young Artist Talent Search at the Towne Crier in Pawling, New York for our budding musicians 17 years old and under! More...

Over the Rainbow Celebrates Veterans

On May 27, Over the Rainbow Learning Center in Brewster welcomed local veterans to honor them for their service. More...

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