June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

David and Margaret Huntoon, Elizabeth Ailes and Lou Dobbs

  Lt. General David Huntoon, (left) the Superintendent of West Point, and his wife, Margaret, enjoyed viewing the United States Military Academy from the Garrison side of the river one recent Saturday evening. More...

‘Shabbat At The Beach’

Temple Beth Shalom returns to the shores of Lake Mahopac Friday for its “Shabbat at the Beach” ceremony.  Rabbi Eytan Hammerman, spiritual leader of the Mahopac synagogue, forecast that the evening would be a “moving spiritual More...

Campaigner Against Litter Retiring

Keep Putnam Beautiful coordinator Walt Thompson is packing up his litter grabbers and trash awareness literature this week.  The man credited with single-handedly creating a partnership between the public and private sector by forming the Stop t More...

Children’s Bead Workshop in Southeast

On Saturday, July 16, at 10:30 am the Southeast Museum will hold a Paper Bead Workshop. Paper beads are a very simple craft that are made from recycling magazines and junk mail that you roll into beautiful beads. More...

Farmer’s Market Opens for the Season

Seeking farm fresh fruits and vegetables? More...

Shabbat Services Announced

Shabbat services will be held at Temple Beth Elohim, 31 Mt. More...

Family Movie Night at Veterans Park

Outside the 4-H barn Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Park in Kent, some Philipstown residents seemed undaunted by the intermittently stormy summer weather. Floyd the donkey was looking wet and matted, but the grass was still green and delicious. More...

Humane Society Hosts Weekend Dog Wash

On June 25 from 11am to 4 pm the Putnam Humane Society will be hosting a Dog Wash at their headquarters on Old Route 6, behind the Putnam Plaza, in Carmel. Baths, including drying and brushing, are $10 for small dogs and $15 for large dogs. More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie