March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Two Putnam Babies on Leap Day, at Hudson Valley Hospital

Leapin’ lizards! A record five babies were born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on Leap Day this year.   The babies just kept coming, the earliest born at 11:15 a.m. and the last at 8:16 p.m. More...

Weight Loss Surgery Seminar at Putnam Hospital

Have you tried all kinds of diets only to have each one fail? More...

Global Minister Now Serving St. Andrew’s Parishioners

Bishop George Ninan has preached in Anglican churches for nearly 50 years – and now the 77-year-old native of India is calling St. More...

Soup kitchen needs help

Putnam Community Action’s soup kitchen needs a few extra hands.  The soup kitchen, which operates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Grace Assembly of God Church in Brewster, welcomes 60 guests daily, according to CAP Executive Dire More...

Great Gardening Series Takes Root at the Library

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County will present a series of Great Gardening workshops at Mahopac Public Library beginning on Monday, March 12.  More...

Basketball Shoot-out to Benefit Community

Teams have been practicing all week for Saturday’s Community Basketball Shoot-out that has been described as a unique fundraising opportunity.  Sponsored by the Carmel Rotary Club and the Carmel High School Interact Club the event is plann More...

New Program Seeks to Boost Children’s Health

A new program to identify and help children with behavioral health issues has come to Putnam County thanks to the not-for-profit Putnam Family and Community Services.  More...

Patriotic Songs to Become Part of Putnam’s Bicentennial

Patterson Town Historian Larry Maxwell was on key Tuesday evening singing a moving rendition of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America.”  More...

Putnam to Celebrate Hunger Awareness Day

Organizers of food pantries throughout Putnam County want local residents to end hunger by closing the gap and spreading the wealth.  More...

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