September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Putnam Valley Boy Scouts Honored by Legislature

When it comes to involvement in the Boy Scout movement, Putnam Valley is one step ahead!  Members of Boy Scout Troop #41 in Putnam Valley received accolades and honors last week from the Putnam Legislature for producing 40 Eagle Scouts over the More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary Earns Award of Excellence

Members of the Lake Mahopac Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary are not only known for their heroics on the water but the Putnam group has been recognized by the military for completing a number of demanding tasks leading to the Coast Guard’s More...

Putnam Women's Center to Go Purple

The Putnam Women's Center will be shining the light on domestic violence Friday at a Go Purple campaign kick-off breakfast.  Ann Ellsworth, executive director of the Mahopac-based Women's Center, said for the first time her organization was join More...

9/11 Observances from Around the County

Members of fire departments and police agencies countywide line up at attention. More...

Court Officers Kick off Putnam 9/11 Remembrances

Court officers assigned to the Putnam County Courthouse kicked off Putnam’s 9/11 remembrances Friday with a solemn ceremony outside the courthouse in downtown Carmel.  More...

Mt. Carmel Baptist Hosts October Events

The Mount Carmel Baptist Church, located at 76 Gleneida Ave. Carmel, is hosting two great events in October. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, the church is holding its annual tag sale. All Are welcome.  More...

Firefighters and Police Remember 9/11

Firefighters, police and EMS responders remembered September 11, 2001, Sunday by marching from Mahopac Fire Department headquarters to St. John's Church where a High Mass was held to remember the 10th anniversary attacks on mankind.  More...

Bears Stadium Crowd Remembers 9/11

The first game played at the new Brewster High School Bears Stadium took on special meaning Friday night when the crowd paused to reflect on the sacrifices made by 3,000 innocent Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.  More...

9/11 Ceremonies Held in Patterson and Southeast

Ceremonies remembering the sacrifices made by Putnam’s eight heroes killed on September 11, 2001 were held in Southeast and Patterson on Sunday.  More...

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‘Where Jesus is now the star divine, Brighter and brighter he will shine, Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem, shine on.’ ~R. Fisher Boyce