August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

$62K Payday: Putnam Pays Extra to 6 Workers

Six county employees will be receiving higher paychecks thanks to the majority of the Putnam Legislature. More...

4-H Fair Called Best Yet

The gateway to the 4-H Fair was bustling on Saturday as thousands of visitors took advantage of clear skies and near perfect weather to enjoy all that the Fair had to offer. More...

General Stories

Katz Promotes Public-Private Partnerships to Rebuild Economy

State Assemblyman Steve Katz is bullish on Putnam County. More...

Man Charged With DWI at Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

Following a car-truck crash at the toll plaza on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, a Carmel man faces DWI charges when appearing later this month in Dutchess County Court. More...

Anthony DiPippo Denied Bail in Murder Case

Visiting State Supreme Court Justice Albert Lorenzo denied bail to a man convicted of brutally murdering a 12-year-old Carmel girl 17 years ago. More...

Enterprise

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Enterprise

Putnam’s growing county-wide chamber of commerce is considering involvement in national business organizations, but the contentious election of 2010 caused difficulties for the US Chamber of Commerce. More...

Cultural Events

‘Sound of Music’ Soars This Week in Brewster

The Brewster Theater Company’s “The Sound of Music” actors from Carmel are shown here: Eleanor Harrison, Neeru Bhambree, Abigail Harrison, Marygrace Orfanella, Eric Mueller, Anna Ra More...

Oral History Program on Tap in Southeast

Executive Director Amy Campanaro has announced that The Southeast Museum is planning an oral history program for the fall. This program will consist of roundtable talks of long time residents of the Brewster/Southeast area. More...

St. Lawrence O’Toole Theatre Presents ‘Joseph’

All summer in Brewster, the St. Lawrence O’Toole Theatre Community has been preparing for its annual musical. More...

Columns

Washington Dispatches

Default Crisis Averted—For Now More...

Putnam People

… ROMAN JOSIGER, a resident of Brewster, was among students from Champlain College who received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Champlain College during the College’s 133rd Commencement held in May. 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 

ROLF A. FEIN

Rolf A. Fein entered into rest on July 20, 2011. He was born in Leipzig, Germany on April 28, 1918, the son of William and Toni (Schloss) Fein. Rolf was a survivor of the Holocaust and the Buchenwald concentration camp. More...

Census: New Yorkers Fleeing State, and Putnam, in Droves

New Yorkers are leaving the state at an unprecedented rate and Putnam County is losing population, too, according to a new study. More...

Disaster Miraculously Averted

Police called it a disaster waiting to happen. Last Wednesday evening around 6 pm, a Jeep Wrangler operated by a 19-year-old woman from the Holmes section of Kent came barreling down the hamlet of Carmel’s main thoroughfare. More...

Legal Notices Go To Tiny Paper in Eastern Putnam

The Putnam County Legislature agreed Tuesday evening in a nearly unanimous vote to deprive eastern Putnam citizens of ready access to legal notices. More...

Brewster’s Cristiano Hailed as School Bus Mechanic of the Year

A veteran school bus mechanic employed by the Brewster School District never saw it coming. More...

Around the County

Dog Days of Summer at Humane Society

With summer at its official halfway mark, the Putnam Humane Society is hosting its first annual Dog Days of Summer Adoption weekend Saturday and Sunday. More...

Putnam Children’s Committee Kicks Off Fund Drive

The Putnam Children’s Committee is once again asking the public for assistance so that children in need of financial aid for health, education or everyday necessities of life such as clothing will receive support. More...

Fire Department Parade Called Picture Perfect

What a night! What a parade! More...

School News

Carmel Student Recognized

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that Carmel High School student Danielle Nicole Rinzivillo, from Patterson, has been selected for membership. More...

School Board Trustee Resigns

On August 1, 2011, Mr. Damian Kennedy submitted his resignation to the Mahopac Board of Education President, Penny Swift. In accordance with the law, Mr. Kennedy has given the letter to the Board of Education Clerk, Dorothy Gilroy, for filing. More...

Sports

Pirates Split Twin Bill with Patterson Black, Fall to New Fairfield

PATTERSON—The two Patterson 12U baseball teams played a wild game Saturday morning – going eight innings before Patterson Black walked off with a thrilling, 11-10 victory over the Patterson Pirates in WPBA action. More...

Tigers Drop Two to Monroe Mustangs in NYEBL

Team of Carmel players gaining experience in competitive league

CARMEL—The Westchester Tigers – actually a team of Carmel players – has been struggling this summer in the 16U division of the New York Elite Baseball League. More...

White Sox 10s Topple Yorktown, Upend Carmel

KENT—For a group of 10-yearolds, the Kent White Sox of the WPBA are certainly showing plenty of resolve as they continue to pile up wins. More...

Birth Announcements

Births

TIERNEY MCCORMILLA Tierney McCormilla was born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on July 4, 2011, to Dawn and Patrick McCormilla, of Mahopac. Maternal grandparents are Susan and Neil Brown of Mahopac. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne