February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Tears of Joy for Humane Society Leadership

Michele Dugan, president of the Putnam County Humane Society, broke down and cried when accepting the keys to a gently used and completely refurbished Ford work van courtesy of Meadowland of Carmel.  More...

Mahopac’s ‘Indiana Jones’ Saves Big Cats

Alan Rabinowitz has been referred to as the “Indiana Jones of Wildlife Protection” by Time magazine.  The Mahopac resident met with groups of freshman at Mahopac High School last week to discuss his adventures of tracking and studyin More...

Computer Learning for Seniors

If you are a senior interested in learning computers you can register for a variety of classes and free workshops offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at two locations: William Koehler Senior Center, Route 6, Mahopac and Putnam Valley Se More...

Help Design, Build Trails Next Week

At 7:30 p.m. More...

eBooks, eTechnology, Enough?

The Kent Public Library can help! More...

Alyssa Dellaripa: Firefighter for Life

Alyssa Dellaripa remembers growing up at the Lake Carmel FD headquarters as a small child.  Now soon to be 22, Dellaripa, the daughter of Putnam Deputy Emergency Coordinator Cris Dellaripa and Barbara Reitz, returned home to Putnam County recent More...

Colonial Fair Connects Kids With Past

Creativity, hard work, teachers’ collaboration and funding from the Brewster Education Foundation resulted in another successful Colonial Fair at the C.V. More...

Babysitting Safety at Putnam Hospital

Putnam Hospital Center will offer a certified Babysitting Safety Course, covering child safety and basic care techniques for infants and children, on Saturday, April 14th, from 9 am to 3 pm, for individuals age 12 and older.  More...

Cancer Support Meetings in March

The following Support Connection cancer support groups are scheduled in Putnam and Dutchess in March:   At Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel:  1) Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: March 12, Second Monday of the month at 10 a.m.  More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie