June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

A Box of Socks for Earthquake Survivors

The Box of Socks was overflowing recently with donations for the Socks for Japan project coordinated by Mahopac Public Library. More...

Girl Scouts Remember Lori and Kayla Donohue

It’s been two years since the world turned upside down for a Brewster family—24 months of mourning, remembering and healing. More...

New Moms Group at the Brewster Public Library

The Putnam County Health Department, in collaboration with the Brewster Public Library Library, is sponsoring a free Parenting Group for moms of children ages 0-1 year old. More...

Contemporary Worship in Pawling

On Sunday, June 12 there will be a contemporary praise and worship service at the Pawling United Methodist Church, 2 Dutcher Avenue, Village of Pawling. More...

Back from Israel; Excited, Still Puzzled

Rabbi Eytan Hammerman has returned from Israel at the invitation of the country’s Foreign Ministry, having met with members of the Knesset and top governmental leaders for an update on Israeli-American relations. More...

Relay for Life: 12 Years, $3 Million Raised

Relay for Life continues to be the area’s greatest fund-raising event. More...

9/11 Remembrance Gate and Memorial Park Dedicated

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth called the Mahopac Fire Department’s Remembrance Gate and Memorial Park a “fitting memorial to those who ran in while others ran away.” Hayworth’s comments came Friday evening before more than 300 gu More...

American Legion Riders Raise Money for Blythedale

Members of the Mahopac American Legion care about kids: The post conducted its annual Blythedale Children’s Hospital motorcycle run last month, and it was a tremendous financial success. More...

State Police Chopper Visits High School

A lesson in the criminal justice curriculum came to life for 50 students enrolled at Brewster High School last week when a State Police helicopter piloted by a Brewster resident landed on the school’s athletic field. Sgt. More...

Restored, Renewed, and Ready to be Rededicated

Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church

Originally built in 1927 and now after three years of extensive fundraising and refurbishing the Sanctuary at Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church is being re-dedicated. More...

A Morning of Prayer, Meditation

Prayer and Meditation: Saturday. June 11, at the Mahopac Public Library. Give yourself the gift of a morning to experience healing and peace of mind, body and spirit. More...

BSA Troop 228, of Somers, Announces Eagle Scouts Court of Honor

Boy Scouts of America Somers Troop 228 Eagle Scouts celebrated their achievement at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Sunday, June 5, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Rte. 100, Somers, N.Y. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck