April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

1,400 Students Learn Health, Wellness

Carmel News

The Carmel School District’s Child Nutrition and Wellness Fair was a huge success.  More than 1,400 children in grades 5-8 participated in the day long event last week at the George Fischer Middle School that featured activities and demons More...

Women of Distinction Recognized

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

The first class of Women of Distinction from towns and villages throughout the Putnam, northern Westchester and southern Dutchess region were recognized last Friday evening before a SRO crowd at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services auditorium in C More...

Time to Make the Passover Matzah in Mahopac

News from Mahopac

Christians and Jews gathered in Mahopac to partake in a holiday tradition— the baking of matzah—unleavened bread traditionally eaten during the week of Passover.  Passover begins on Friday and commemorates the exodus from Egyptian sl More...

Jake Isherwood Earns Eagle Scout

News from Mahopac

Jake Isherwood spent hundreds of hours preparing for his Eagle Scout project and now that it has been completed the entire community will benefit.  After meeting with spiritual leaders, Jake, a junior at Mahopac High School, decided that the Mt. More...

High School Students Nab Business Trophies

Carmel News

Carmel High School students did their school and community proud by taking home a myriad of awards at the Future Business Leaders of America Spring District Competition last week.  First and second place winners will now be competing in the New More...

Offender Relocated to Carmel in County Approved Trailer

Carmel News

Another Level 3 sex offender has moved back to Putnam County—this time living in a trailer at the Donald Smith Governmental Campus off Old Route 6 in Carmel.  Commissioner of Social Services Michael Piazza identified the man as Hans Kaschu More...

School Board Seats Up For Grabs Across County; Elections May 15

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

School Election Day across New York State is May 15 and in addition to deciding the fate of school budgets for the 2012-2013 school year, voters will have an opportunity to elect members to various Boards of Education.  Those deciding to run mus More...

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