April 12, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Colleagues Hail Legislature’s Clerk

All good things must come to an end.  Chris Marrone, clerk of the Putnam Legislature for the past 17 years, retires Friday after serving county government with years of distinction.   More...

Patterson Boy Scouts Tour Gettysburg Battlefield

Members of Patterson Boy Scout Troop 440 enjoyed their week off from school in a special way: By touring Gettysburg.  The boys visited the Gettysburg battlefield and spent six hours touring battlefields on both sides before reenacting Pickett&rs More...

Ailes-Kucinich Visit

  Elizabeth Ailes, publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder and the Putnam County Courier, and her husband, Roger, a native of Ohio, on Saturday entertained their close friends Rep. More...

Vangor – HatcH

Brian and Cathy Vangor are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Vangor to Travis Martin Hatch, son of Scooter and Jane Hatch, all of Mahopac.   More...

Smith Campaigns to Boost Teen Safety and Reduce Carnage

Statistics indicate the greatest danger to Putnam’s youth stem from traffic crashes.  Though teens make up only 7 percent of the driving population, they comprise 18 percent of injury related automobile mishaps.  More...

Legislature Taps Residents For Boards and Commissions

The Putnam Legislature has made numerous appointments to boards and commissions serving the county. More...

Director Leaving Boscobel

Putnam County received some surprising news on Monday when it was announced that after just nine months, the current Executive Director of Boscobel House and Gardens, David Krol, is leaving for Washington, D.C. More...

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