June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Mahopac High Tapped As Top School

Mahopac High School has done it again! For the second consecutive year, the school has been selected by Newsweek magazine as one of the nation’s “Best High Schools.” More...

Kent Officer Vinnie Bade On the Road to Recovery

Kent Police Officer and former Deputy Sheriff Vinnie Bade looked around at the throng of humanity gathered at the Lake Carmel FD headquarters and tears filled his eyes. “I never would have believed such a turnout. More...

General Stories

Joyful End To Difficult Journey For Ex Addicts

Six residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some thought was the impossible. More...

Member For Conservation Board Needed

The Carmel Town Board is seeking interested and qualified residents of the Mahopac-Carmel area to fill a vacant term on the Environmental Conservation Board. More...

2.5 Million Miles, No Accidents, in Putnam

Three-dozen drivers and monitors employed by First Transit—the bus company providing transportation for Putnam’s pre-school children with special education needs—are doing something right: The dedicated men and women were recognized More...

Enterprise

Bringing Even Better Rail Service to the Hudson Valley

Strong transportation systems are vital to any robust economy. People need to move around easily, and raw materials and finished goods delivered on time. More...

Sports

In Up and Down Season, Rams Come Away With League Championship

Lauria All-Section Honorable Mention, Anderes, Torres, Palmiero and Viola All-League, Martucci All-League Honorable Mention

CARMEL - While Carmel High baseball coach Bob Shilling may have hoped for a few more wins, this year’s squad certainly has plenty to be proud of. More...

Brewster’s Carr Speeds into School Record Books

Bears junior earns All-State, All-Section recognition

BREWSTER – At the start of the 2011 spring track season, Brewster High miler Charlie Carr knew he wanted to accomplish two things – win the Section 1 championship, and get to the state meet. More...

Chemistry Key to Strong Season For Brewster Softball

Delzio, Larm, Griesinger named All-Section, Graff All-Section Honorable Mention, Deieso All-League

BREWSTER—With just 10 girls on the roster, the Brewster High softball team needed every one of them to contribute in order to be successful, and that’s exactly what happened this year. More...

Birth Announcements

Births

Baby Boy Jackson Riley Teehan was born June 16, 2011, at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 8 lbs. More...

Firefighters Recognized for Averting Tragedy

It’s a grand slam for hero Mahopac firefighters Brian Lena and William Bahr. More...

Brewster Man Dies in Small Plane Crash

A 23-year-old Brewster man who authorities said was flying in a small plane for the first time died Tuesday when the single-engine Cessna he was in crashed at the Dutchess County Airport. More...

‘Mr. Veteran’ Will Direct Veterans’ Affairs

Karl Rohde’s life centers on the veterans community. More...

Around the County

PEARL Connects Putnam to the Outside World

Members of PEARL (Putnam Emergency and Amateur Repeater League) tested their ability to communicate with the outside world Sunday during the organization’s annual 24-hour Field Day event. More...

July 4th Celebrations in Eastern Putnam

Sat Jul 2 - Fireworks over Lake Carmel - 9 pm Sun Jul 3 - Cold Spring Village Parade at 2 pm on Main Street & Fireworks at 9 pm Mon Jul 4 - Concert in Mahopac Falls at the Red Mills Park on Route 6N & Hill Street featuring the Music Makers More...

Dog Wash Cleans Up for Putnam Humane Society

Fifty-seven dogs are squeaky clean this week and the Putnam Humane Society has some added dollars in its bank account thanks to its annual fundraiser known as the Dog Wash! More...

School News

392 Receive Diplomas At Carmel Commencement

A crowd estimated at more than 3,500 crowded into the O’Neill Center on the campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury Friday evening for the Carmel High School graduation ceremony. More...

Weather Doesn’t Slow Mahopac Graduation Celebration

It seemed almost appropriate: During the wildest weather year to face school districts in decades when classes were cancelled or delayed on some two dozen occasions in Mahopac, the day of the 2011 high school commencement was stormy, to say the least More...

Triple Win Thanks to Brewster Education Foundation

Brewster Education Foundation President Dr. Nick Simonelli called it a “triple win.” More...

Columns

Lincoln, Churchill, Roosevelt: Saving the Future

On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the Civil War. Four score years later in April 1945, the Allied coalition in Europe effectively strangled the Nazi war machine. More...

Albany Dispatches

Same-Sex Marriage in New York More...

Washington Dispatches

Last week, President Barack Obama announced that he had made a decision to draw down troops from the war in Afghanistan. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am - Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am - Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm - Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetari More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ken Renak

Kenneth Earl Renak, beloved father, brother, and friend, passed away June 25, 2011, in Idaho Falls, Idaho from complications brought on by an advanced case of coral poisoning. More...

Mary F. Lynch

Mary F. Lynch of Brewster died at home on Friday, June 24, 2011, with her family at her side. She was 85. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937