June 16, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

VA Hosts ‘Veterans Appreciation Day’

Have you served in the military? You may be eligible for VA care. More...

Helping Hands at Wells Park

Spectra Energy Wants to be a Good Neighbor!

The Houston-based firm that provides a natural gas transmission pipeline from the Gulf of Mexico and distributes the product to licensed natural gas distributors in the Putnam-Westchester- Dutchess-Fairfield County region, spent one of the hottest da More...

Hospice Care Offers Free Bereavement Support

Bereavement groups are offered to support those who are dealing with a loss of a special someone. They provide support, encouragement and education in the journey towards healing. Services are provided free of charge. More...

Feast of St. James the Apostle

Join us for the Annual Feast of St. James the Apostle on Wednesday, July 6 to Saturday, July 9, from 6pm to closing. More...

Mental Health Association Makes Recognitions

Community members who make a difference in the lives of those suffering from psychiatric disabilities were honored last week by the Mental Health Association of Putnam County. More...

Relay for Life— A Sea of Emotion

There weren’t many dry eyes in Patterson last Saturday when the Relay for Life stepped off at fire department headquarters. More...

Dangerous snake kills Putnam Lake woman  Free Access 

Home had 75 snakes -- most of them poisonous

 One of the world's most venomous snakes is believed to have inflicted a bite that killed its owner earlier this week. The body of Aleta Stacey, 56, was found in her bed by her boyfriend when he returned to the couple's residence on Hopewell Dr More...

Chabad Jewish Center to Open

Putnam County’s first complete center for Jewish life is opening in Carmel. More...

Benefit Planned for Kent Police Officer Vinnie Bade

It’s been two months since Kent Police Officer and former Deputy Sheriff Vinnie Bade suffered life-threatening injuries when his vehicle was broadsided while en route to work. More...

Local Serviceman Honored at Citi Field

New York Army National Guard Sgt. Timothy Gould, a Brewster resident, was one of three New York Army National Guard Soldiers honored by the New York Mets during the team’s home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Memorial Day. More...

Chamber Ensemble Offers Piano, Flute Duo

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble opens its summer music festival presenting a duo of piano and flute on Sunday, July 17th at 4 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2103 Route 6, just west of Brewster.This special presentation will feature flutist Christine S More...

Dads Heralded as Role Models in Child Development

When you see dad Sunday on Father’s Day give me an extra hug for playing an important role in your development growing up. More...

Visiting Nurse Association Hosts Annual Awards

On Thursday, May 5, the Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley held its 17th Annual Awards Presentation. Guests enjoyed a southwestern theme while having an opportunity to bid on a wide array of silent auction items. More...

Happy Birthday Putnam County

Putnam County celebrated its 199th birthday last Friday with plans full speed ahead for the county’s bicentennial celebration next June 12. More...

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