November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Free Military Flicks to be Shown

In keeping with the spirit of Veterans Day and the unrest facing the free world, the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services will be showing select military films. More...

Ball: Lift Regulations to Entice More Businesses to Region

State Senator Greg Ball on Monday called on local municipalities across Putnam County to moderate rules and regulations in order to attract business. More...

Lake Carmel Firefighter Honored for Devotion to Duty, Training

Michael Neuner was a brave, dedicated and highly trained firefighter who tragically lost his life in a 1999 house fire in Southeast, leaving his wife, children, and a grieving community behind. More...

Halloween Baby Gets Gift from Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Troop 2478 from Lincoln Titus School in Cortlandt presents basket to Elizabeth Rodrick Lex, of Mahopac, and her new “Halloween Baby” (almost) Megan Marie Lex. More...

Friday is ‘Girls’ Nite Out’ in Southeast

Ladies of all ages are invited to attend Friday’s “Girls Nite Out” celebration in Southeast to benefit the Brewster High School Safe Driving Program and the Christopher Caiazzo Memorial Fund. More...

Hunting for Hope, Even During Hard Times

Times are tough. But for people living with mental illness and addiction, coping with events like our region has experienced in recent weeks can be especially difficult. More...

New business found for Watson plant in Carmel

Boost for local economy seen

Exciting economic news is in the offing for the Putnam County seat in 2012. More...

Veterans’ Hall of Fame Ceremony is Thursday

Putnam County’s inaugural Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony is planned for Thursday evening in Carmel. More...

Denis Castelli Appointed County Historian

Denis Castelli is Putnam’s new county historian. Members of the Putnam Legislature unanimously confirmed County Executive Paul Eldridge’s appointment at last week’s regular monthly meeting. More...

Legislature Recognizes Former Carmel Super for Work on Literacy

Dr. Marilyn Terranova, Carmel’s former superintendent of schools— and recently elected as President of the New York State Council of School Superintendents—was lauded last week by members of the Putnam Legislature. More...

Upcoming Programs at Mahopac Public Library

Sat Dec 3 at 1 p.m. - “Then and Now on The ‘Old Put’” with Joe Schiavone. More...

Patterson Baptist Hosts Christmas Collection

Patterson Baptist Church, at 595 Route 311 in Patterson, is serving as a drop-off location in Patterson for Operation Christmas Child—the World’s Largest Christmas project of its kind. Collection dates are Nov. 14- 20. More...

Temple Promotes Organ Donation Awareness

Temple Beth Elohim, 31 Mount Ebo Road North, Brewster, is participating in National Donor Sabbath Month in Efforts to Increase Awareness for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation in New York. More...

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