October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Candlelight Vigil Is Next Thursday

Domestic violence is on the rise in Putnam County and next Thursday evening People Against Domestic Violence, in conjunction with the Putnam Women’s Center, will be sponsoring its annual candlelight vigil on the steps of the historic Putnam Cou More...

Kevin O’Brien Achieves Eagle Scout Status

Senator Greg Ball presented Kevin O’Brien with a proclamation for achieving the Eagle Scout ranking. This is the highest possible rank in the Boy Scouts of America. More...

Eileen Barrett Is Putnam’s Employee Of The Year

Eileen Barrett is a remarkable woman who loves helping people. Last week the Lake Carmel resident, who works side-by-side with Putnam Office for the Aging Executive Director William Huestis, was named Putnam’s Employee of the Year for 2011. More...

Roger Ailes Honored for Excellence in Journalism

Garrison resident Roger Ailes has been honored with the John Reagan (Tex) McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. More...

PHC Employee Recognition

One hundred forty-nine employees who work at Putnam Hospital Center were recently recognized at a dinner reception for their years of service to the Carmel hospital. More...

Second Round Of Flu Clinics Coming Up

The second round of influenza clinics sponsored by the Putnam Health Department gets underway Thursday at Garrison Fire Department headquarters with the final session planned for next Thursday, October 20, at the Carmel Firehouse. More...

Mend-A-Heart Fundraiser Is Next Wednesday

The American Heart Association will be the benefactor as a result of Putnam County’s 5th annual Mend-A-Heart fund raising dinner. The event takes place next Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

A Day of Board Walking Through the Great Swamp

On Saturday, October 15, the Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS) has planned a family day of Board Walk “Walks and Talks.” These “Walks and Talks” will take place in the Great Swamp along the Route 22 corridor from Pawling to B More...

Field Of Dreams To Be Dedicated Friday

green ribbon will be cut Friday evening at the new Brewster Bears Stadium signifying the official dedication of the state-of-the-art multi purpose field on the high school campus. More...

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