September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Strutt Your Mutt Sunday

Dogs of every size, age, color and breed will be converging on the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park Sunday for what has become an early fall tradition—the Putnam Humane Society’s annual Strutt your Mutt. More...

25 Years of ‘The Old Put’ Brings Joe Schiavone to Library

Local author Joe Schiavone returns to Mahopac Public Library with the third volume of his ‘Old Put’ series, a limited edition publication entitled Last of ‘The Old Put’. More...

Car Show Raises $10,000 for Hospice

Sandy Pompei was ecstatic after receiving a call from Hospice Care of PutnamWestchester. This month’s Lee Pompei Memorial Car Show raised in excess of $10,000 which set a one day record for any fundraiser ever sponsored by Hospice. More...

Families Growing Together Celebrate Harvest

Dozens of families gathered at the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast last weekend to celebrate their harvest. More...

Kent Community Day Was a Great Success

Gorgeous late summer weather greeted hundreds of guests at the Ryan Town Park Sunday when the Town of Kent sponsored its annual Kent Community Day. More...

Kevin Kennedy Is a Lucky Man

Kevin Kennedy calls himself a lucky man. After a brush with death 18 months ago that resulted in a broken neck, the Mahopac man is on the road to recovery. More...

Fire Dept. Open House on Sunday

Sunday’s Open House at Carmel Fire Department headquarters will offer something for everyone. Firefighters have been busy this week preparing for the event that takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the firehouse on Gleneida Avenue. More...

Putnam Recovery Walk is Sunday

Prevention works. Treatment is effective. People recover: Those are the words this week from organizers of Sunday’s annual Putnam County Recovery Walk planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arms Acres in Carmel. More...

Shofar Welcomes Jewish New Year

It was a first for Putnam County! Rabbi Eytan Hammerman was elevated to the top of the 105-foottall Mahopac FD tower ladder truck outside Temple Beth Shalom in Mahopac Sunday. More...

Walk For Opportunity Takes Place Sunday

Dozens are expected on hand Sunday in Southeast when the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association hosts its 6th annual Walk for Opportunity. The event steps off at 11a.m. at the UCP headquarters at 15 Mt. More...

School District Sponsors 5K Road Race

Driver’s safety is on the minds of educators in the Brewster School District and to promote safe driving among high school students, the district is sponsoring a 5K race next month. More...

County Proclaims Small Business Month

Small business constitutes the most important segment of America’s free enterprise system. At last week’s regular meeting of the Putnam Legislature, lawmakers proclaimed September Small Business Recognition Month. More...

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