October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Patterson Library Park Is Dedicated

A strong wind and threatening skies failed to deter the enthusiasm of 100 guests on hand Saturday for the dedication of the Patterson Library Park.  A new gazebo was installed last summer at the rear of the library off Route 311 along with garde More...

Learning Not To Burn

Fire Prevention Week activities continue this week throughout Putnam County.  School children are being visited by firefighters in their classrooms while being taught to “learn not to burn,” while fire departments conduct a series of More...

Family Dinners Encourage Healthy Relationships

Sitting down around the family table five to seven times a week for lunch or dinner will reduce the likelihood of teens smoking, drinking or using illegal drugs.  More...

Autumn Breakfast Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 29th, the Boy Scout Troop 1 Annual Autumn Breakfast Fundraiser will be held at Drew United Methodist Church on Route 52 in Carmel from 8 a.m. to 11a.m.   Come join the Scouts for a hot, hearty buffet breakfast. More...

Hundreds Flock Outside for Three Events

Magnificent autumn weather greeted early risers in Putnam County Sunday for three major events.  Putnam’s annual Tour De Putnam attracted hundreds of cyclists who pedaled across the county along a scenic route constituting anywhere from 15 More...

Levy to be Honored by National Council on Alcoholism

District Attorney Adam Levy will be in the spotlight Friday when the National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies recognizes his contributions to alcohol and drug prevention in Putnam County.  Since 2008 when taking office, Levy ha More...

Vietnam Memorial Replica On Display

A 240-foot long model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has arrived in Putnam County and will be on display at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent through Sunday.  More...

Fall Harvest At Green Chimneys

Cool temperatures, blowing leaves and fall-like conditions welcomed hundreds of guests to the Green Chimneys campus last Saturday for the institution’s 5th annual Harvest Festival.  A variety of seasonal activities kept young and old alike More...

Putnam Candlelight Vigil Thursday

People Against Domestic Violence in conjunction with the Putnam Women’s Center will be sponsoring its annual candlelight vigil Thursday on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse in downtown Carmel.  Following the lighting of candles a More...

Craft Fair & Harvest Bazaar on Tap

St. Andrew’s Church at 26 Prospect Street in Brewster is gearing up for its 2011 Fall Craft Fair & Harvest Bazaar, on Saturday, November 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  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