August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake Carmel Woman Killed in I-84 Crash

Tragic Week in Putnam

Family and friends are mourning the passing of Caitlyn Savio this week. She was laid to rest Monday following a funeral service at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Lake Carmel. More...

Wine Tasting Festival A Great Success

Guests attending Putnam’s first annual International Wine Tasting Festival were pleasantly surprised. More...

DOT Crews Repair Drainage Pipe

New York State DOT crews repair a drainage pipe beneath Route 301 in Kent last week that had become clogged with debris, resulting in flooding of the heavily traveled east-west artery in the vicinity More...

General Stories

Odell Opens Campaign Headquarters In Carmel

The scene at Odell campaign headquarters in Carmel resembled an Election Night victory celebration when hundreds of the county executive hopeful’s supporters crowded into the store front at the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center with dozens more over More...

Protecting The Watershed

Putnam County has joined 19 other municipalities throughout the New York City watershed in a joint effort to clean storm water flowing into the city’s reservoir system. More...

Amnesty for Stolen Road Signs in Carmel to End This Month

An increase in the theft of street signs in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area this summer has prompted town officials to offer amnesty for those returning the signage before the end of the month. More...

Enterprise

Partnering with Your Chambers of Commerce For Business Success

From The Chamber

Chambers of commerce have evolved from a strictly networking function to include advertising, group purchasing power, tourism promotion, and advocacy on behalf of regional business interests. More...

Sports

‘Pac 13s Fall to Somers in WPBA Championship

Indians knock off Bedford, 6-5, to reach title round

MAHOPAC—It was the matchup everyone expected, but the final outcome wasn’t quite what those around the Mahopac area were hoping for. Saturday night’s 13U WPBA championship game pitted No. 1 Mahopac against No. More...

Armonk Rallies Late in Title Tilt to Sink Patterson 12s, 7-5

Pirates take out Put Valley, New Castle on way to championship game

PATTERSON—The Patterson Pirates Gold 12U baseball team was looking to pull off an upset and knock off No. More...

Family Polo Day Benefit In Patterson

On Saturday, Sept. More...

Letters to the Editor

Response to a Letter

Dear Editor: In your edition of August 11, Susan Gunther of Beacon wrote an open letter to Nan Hayworth, who represents our district in the Congress of the United States. More...

Women in Modern Music

Dear Editor: I’d like to address the listeners of modern music. As a senior Girl Scout, I have recently been exposed to the negative portrayal of women in modern music as part of an award I am currently working toward. More...

What Does LoBue Want?

Dear Editor: More...

Birth Announcements

NOAH ROMAO MARCONDES

Baby Boy Noah Romao Marcondes was born August 8, 2011, weighing 8 lbs. More...

LOGAN JAMES STANTON

Baby Boy Logan James Stanton was born August 5, 2011, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz., to parents Dawn and Damian Stanton of Stormville, to maternal grandparents Diane and Stephen Kirk of Stormville, and to paternal grandmother Delia Tomlinson of Poughquag. More...

Breaking News - 8/23/2011 1:46 PM

Virginia Earthquake Felt in Putnam  Free Access 

A little before 2pm today, a 5.9 earthquake that hit northern Virginia and forced the evacuation of numerous buildings in Washington, DC, including the Pentagon, was also felt here in Putnam County. More...

Hayworth Cites Deep Unease Across 19th

Whistle-Stops in County

Rep. Nan Hayworth said she understands the disaffection many citizens currently have with Washington. More...

Schumer Urges Simpler Boater Checks

Last Thursday Sen. Charles Schumer visited Cold Spring to show his support for the Hudson River boating community by calling for the U.S. More...

Mahopac Falls Man Crushed To Death

A Mahopac Falls man met a horrible death last week when he was crushed by his pick-up truck. More...

Stabbing at Carmel Group Home

A client at a Carmel group home suffered serious wounds after allegedly being stabbed by another resident of the Search for Change facility on Balla Road in the Seminary Hill section of the hamlet. More...

Around the County

Patterson Library Park Opens

Big changes are happening at the Patterson Library. The new Patterson Library Park opened last week to rave reviews from the community. More...

Comedy Comes to Sedgewood

The historic Sedgewood Club in Kent is blessed to have residents from all walks of life. Attorneys, physicians, authors, educators, businesspeople and entrepreneurs of every description call the club, located off Route 301, home. More...

Lee Pompei Memorial Car Show Rescheduled

Even Lee Pompei couldn’t convince the weather gods to cooperate! More...

School News

Free And Reduced Lunch Program Eligibility Criteria Upgraded

Carmel School District officials have encouraged families struggling in today’s difficult economy to apply for free and reduced lunch program inclusion if they meet upgraded guidelines. More...

Brewster-China Connection Continues

Brewster Superintendent of Schools Dr. More...

Adrienne Blaser Wins Prestigious Youth Exchange Scholarship

Adrienne Blaser is a unique young woman about to enjoy a unique experience. More...

Columns

Albany Dispatches

Ball Joins Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker for Fracking Tour More...

Democrat to Take Over Levy Space

Cunningham’s Corner

The curious fate of 51 Gleneida Avenue in Carmel is raising more than a few eyebrows in political circles. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

STARTLING DISCLOSURES 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 

Gussie Alfano  Free Access 

Visitation Monday, Services Tuesday

Gussie Alfano, 94, of Carmel, NY passed away on August 17, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. More...

FREDERICK R. BALLARD

Frederick R. Ballard of Holmes, NY, died Monday August 15, 2011, in Poughkeepsie, after a long illness. He was 88. More...

MARGARET M. CHIPCHASE

Margaret M. Chipchase (nee Stokes), age 91, of Wilmington, Del., died at the Arbors of New Castle on Friday, August 12, 2011. More...

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