June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

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...

Mahopac Bus Fleet Gets High Marks

The New York State Department of Transportation has praised the Mahopac School District for its efforts that led to 90 percent of its vehicles passing strict DOT bus safety inspections during the 2010-11 school year that concludes this week. More...

Annual Reorganizational Meeting/Regular Monthly Meeting Set By The Mahopac School Board

The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District will hold its Annual Reorganizational meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 7 p.m., in the Lakeview Elementary School Library. More...

Meyer Completes Basic Training

Air Force Reserve Airman Kaitlynn A. Meyer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

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...

EMS Blood Drive Is Friday

The Independence Day weekend has arrived and local EMS providers along with officials of the New York Blood Center have asked the public to kick off the holiday by rolling up a sleeve and donating a pint of blood. More...

Locks of Love

Hannah Youssef is 13 years old and lives in Carmel. She attends George Fischer Middle School and will be a 9th grader in Carmel High School in September. This is the second time she donated her hair to Locks of Love. More...

Another Milestone in the Valley

June has been a month of milestones in Putnam Valley. The school district celebrated its 75th anniversary on June 18, and the high school, built just ten years ago, has now observed its eighth commencement. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale