September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Scrumptious In Carmel Opens For Business

A sign welcoming customers to the new Scrumptious in Carmel reads: “Let’s be wicked and have snacks for dinner!” The cupcake shop, breakfast-lunch café, and dessert nightspot that opened last week on Gleneida Avenue a few steps nort More...

Carmela Bonito Battles Lyme Disease

Carmela Bonito is like any other young college student preparing to return to campus this week except for one fact: The vivacious young woman—a 2009 graduate of Mahopac High School who is studying nursing at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut More...

Stephanie Tock’s Dream Becomes Reality

Stephanie Tock’s dream became reality last week when a ribbon was cut and the resurfaced Mahopac High School tennis courts opened to the public. More...

Kelly Burns Earns her Gold Award for Knitting Program

Kelly Burns, a Girl Scout in Brewster Troop 1492, recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award by spearheading a community wide knitting program to create hats for premature and newborn babies. More...

Disabled Veterans Bring Services to Danbury Area

So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know...and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit Disabled American Veterans (D-A-V) offers help. More...

What’s New at Putnam Hospital?

Will and Estate Planning Seminar More...

Putnam County Annual Recovery Walk

On Sunday, September 25, from 10 am to 2pm, at Arms Acres, 75 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, join us for the Putnam County Annual Recovery Walk. More...

SCORE Saved Musician’s Business

Putnam SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is dedicated to the small business community. More...

Where’s The Ice!

Three hundred disappointed people in need of dry ice left Carmel Fire Department headquarters with frustration and disillusionment Monday after being told that the area’s hottest commodity was unavailable. More...

Carmel Rotary Club’s 3rd Annual Chili Cookoff

Chili lovers get ready for the 3rd Annual Carmel Rotary Club’s Chili Cookoff on Sunday, September 18, noon – 3pm, at Camp Herrlich, 101 Deacon Smith Hill Rd, in Patterson. More...

Genesis Project Provides Outdoor Education In Mahopac

Students at Mahopac High School will experience a rare opportunity when school bells usher in the new term next week—an outdoor science classroom known as the Genesis Project. More...

Mammoth Sunflower Blooms in Brewster

Over Memorial Day weekend, Ellie and Rody Cassidy of Brewster planted some mammoth sunflower seeds in their grandmother JoEllen McLaughlin’s garden. It grew to enormous heights and finally bloomed last week. More...

Library Offers Estate Planning Series

The Brewster Public Library will present a free lecture series on Elder Law Estate Planning. The following topics will be discussed: · Lecture 1: Why Wills Have Become Obsolete: The Many Advantages of Using Trusts to Plan Your Estate, 9/07/11,7pm. More...

Brewster Chess Classes on Tap

The Brewster Public Library will offer afternoon (5:30-6:30pm) chess classes from Wednesday September 7th to November 9th (10 sessions). A Grand Master and and his assistant will guide beginner and intermediate players in Grades K-8. More...

Putnam Non-Profits Benefit from Community Foundations

The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, which recently expanded into Putnam County, has already kept its promise by awarding grants to two Putnam non-for-profit agencies. More...

Street Festival, Merchant Showcase, Parade, Set for Next Month

On Sunday October 2 from 11am to 5 pm, the Greater Mahopac Carmel Chamber of Commerce will host its 9th Annual Community Street Festival and Merchant Showcase, held in conjunction with the annual Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Italian American More...

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