January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Capacity Crowd at Southeast

It was standing room only for Southeast’s New Year’s Day swearing ceremony at Town Hall. More...

Grants from Community Foundations Provide Help

Three non-profits serving residents of Putnam County have been awarded grants from the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley—an organization that channels support to residents of Putnam, Dutchess and Ulster counties through grants and scho More...

State Park Gets $400K to Revitalize Canopus Beach

Some $400,000 in state economic development money is headed to Fahnestock State Park to help renovate bathhouse and café buildings at Canopus Lake Beach. The grant, which requires a private match, was awarded through Gov. More...

‘278-TOES’ Treats His Final Patient in Private Practice

Dr. Bruce Shaffer has treated his final patient in private practice. Dr. More...

Garden Street Memories Sought

The end of an era takes place in June when the Garden Street Elementary School in Brewster closes its doors. Garden Street School dates back to the turn of the 20th century and was the first high school in Brewster. More...

Putnam Residents Help Relieve Holiday Blood Shortage

One hundred thirteen Putnam residents continued with the tradition of giving blood for the holidays, which helped the Greater New York Blood Bank meet the need for blood supplies during the busiest time of the year. More...

Women Lead County Government in 2012

Women have taken over chief leadership roles in county government for the first time in Putnam’s 200 year history. More...

Retired Educator Takes Seat in Legislature

A retired career educator and former member of both the Brewster Board of Education and Southeast Town Board was sworn into office Tuesday to succeed Legislator Tony Hay on the Putnam County Legislature. More...

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