December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Santa Arrives on Saturday

The weather seemed more like Easter than Christmas when a small army of volunteers decorated 75 evergreen trees last Saturday on the shores of Lake Gleneida in preparation for the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s annual Holiday on the Lake. More...

Kids Day is Sunday in Carmel

The Carmel High School gymnasium will take on the aura of a holiday festival Sunday when for the 31st consecutive year, students, staff and faculty of CHS open their school for an old fashioned holiday get-together consisting of carnival games, refre More...

D.A.R. Sponsors Annual Auction

Want your garden designed for butterflies, well here’s your chance to bid on. Through the generosity of Hudson Valley artists, merchants and members, the annual DAR auction will include unusual and useful offerings. From 1p.m. to 4p.m. More...

Community Sing-Along of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Putnam Chorale, Douglas Anderson, Director, presents a community sing along of Handel’s Messiah with string quartet. Sing along to the wonderful melodies of Handel with the Chorale at 8 p.m. More...

‘Pie Guys’ Bake for CAP

The tradition continued. For the 5th consecutive year, a handful of teens got together to bake pies for holiday giving for Putnam County families facing financial hardship. More...

Green Chimneys Makes the World a Smaller Place

Three months of partnership and hands-on experience concluded last week when an international exhibit and learning center opened on the Green Chimneys campus. More...

Responders Aid Kids’ Hospital

Christmas and Chanukah will be a little more special for kids hospitalized at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital on the Westchester Medical Center campus this year thanks to emergency responders throughout Putnam County. More...

Up, Up, & Away

Up, up and away as a utility company repairman uses a lift to be elevated more than 175 feet into the air to repair a cell tower adjacent to the Carmel FD headquarters last week. More...

Penny Social for Our Lady of the Lakes

On Sunday, December 11, the Ladies Auxiliary of Our Lady of the Lakes Council # 6318 is hosting its first Annual Penny Social, with proceeds going to local charities in Putnam County. More...

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"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children" ~Walter Elias Disney