November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Mahopac Falls FD Installs Officers for 2012

The Mahopac Falls Fire Department has become Putnam’s first to install officers for 2012. More...

Be Brave: 900 Inoculated at Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

Putnam Health Department officials were overjoyed last week that 900 men, women and children took the time to receive a free flu inoculation. More...

Giving Back to the County’s Caregivers

Care giving for a family member with a long-term chronic or disabling condition is the “most stressful job on earth” according to Loretta Molinari, manager of the Visiting Nurse Services of Putnam-Westchester. More...

A Vegetarian Thanksgiving at Tilly Foster Farm

Come celebrate an unforgettable vegetarian Thanksgiving at the lodge at Tilly Foster Farm, Route 312, Brewster, on Saturday, November 19th, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Dad Reads for Veterans Day

A hero dad stopped by his daughter’s 1st grade class at the Kent Elementary School last week. Chris Marino, a 1993 graduate of Carmel High School, visited Antoinetta Feliciotto’s boys and girls for a special Veterans Day program. More...

Home for the Holidays

Seven “senior” long-term residents of the Putnam Humane Society are in need of good homes. More...

Holiday on the Lake is on the Horizon

The Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for this year’s annual “Holiday on the Lake” festivities, which will be held on Saturday, December 3. More...

9/11 Steel Centerpiece for Patterson FD Memorial

Patterson Fire Department President Eleanora Smith described entering Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy Airport as surreal. More...

Northeast Radiology to Open Cancer Treatment Center

Within the next 18 months, patients at Northeast Radiology in Southeast in need of cancer treatment will be able to receive intensity modulated radiation therapy by use of a Varian linear accelerator. More...

Hundreds Use Medication Take Back Day

Hundreds of men and women carrying a variety of medications stopped at Putnam Hospital Center and there was no emergency. More...

It’s Church Fair Season, and the Choices are Many, Varied

Among the time-honored American traditions is the church fair. More...

11-11-11 Very Special Across Putnam County

Veterans Day took on special meaning this year when those who served in the military were cheered and lauded at celebrations throughout Putnam County on 11-11-11. More...

‘Girl Power’ in Action

Brooke Pagan beat all her opponents this on November 6 at the Danbury Police Athletic League jiu jitsu meet. She is taught by Sensei John Carlo from US Karate. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck