May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Carmel Executive Pleads Guilty to $2 Million Fraud Scheme

Carmel News

A Carmel business executive is facing a 20-year federal prison term for defrauding a bank out of more than $2 million by submitting duplicate invoices.  More...

National Day of Prayer to be Celebrated

Carmel News

Residents are being encouraged to take part in the National Day of Prayer observance today (Thursday) in Carmel.  The annual event, established by an Act of Congress, calls on all Americans to join together and pray for the nation and its people More...

Middle School Kids Learn to Eat Healthy

Carmel News

Sixth graders at the Carmel Middle School know what it means to eat healthy.  The 11- and 12-year-olds spent the last six weeks after school at Camp Wilbur Herrlich in Patterson, where members of a Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Choose Health More...

Students Raise Funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

The tradition continued last weekend at Brewster High School.  For the fourth consecutive year members of the school’s Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society worked with third graders from the Garden Street Elementary School and John F. More...

‘Pac Junior Takes Science Honors

News from Mahopac

Rose Gounod has a bright future.  The 17-year-old Mahopac High School junior took top honors last week at the Tri-County Science and Technology Fair in White Plains.  Rose, a science research student, submitted an experimental design projec More...

‘Public Servant’s Public Servant’ Honored

News from Mahopac

Bill Huestis was called a “public servant’s public servant” by Congresswoman Nan Hayworth Friday night, soon after she arrived from Washington to join more than 150 family, friends, colleagues as well as elected and appointed Putnam More...

Huge Safety Fair for Kids Set for May 12

Carmel News

Putnam County’s 7th annual Children’s Expo and Safety Fair next Saturday will offer something for everyone.  The get-together at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Training and Operations Center in Carmel provides the public wit More...

Steve Saland Greets New Putnam Constituency

Carmel News

State Senator Steve Saland expressed excitement over representing constituents in Putnam County.  More...

Carmel Cops Experience Close Calls

Carmel News

Two Carmel cops experienced close calls last Friday when evasive action was taken to avoid being struck by alleged intoxicated motorists.  Police Chief Michael Johnson said the incidents occurred within 10 minutes of each other.  More...

Hell’s Angel from Brewster Gets 15 Years for Gun Possession

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

An admitted member of the Hell’s Angels motorcycle club from Brewster will be calling a federal penitentiary home for the next 15 years after being found in the possession of a firearm.  Christian Rufino, 42, was arrested in December 2009 More...

Ball Pushes Vet Preference in Contracting

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

Veterans last week told state Sen. Greg Ball’s Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee about the need for greater economic opportunity.  More...

Mahopac Library ‘Food Fight’ Will Benefit Local Pantries

News from Mahopac

The Hudson Valley “Food Fight” is a food collection contest held in cooperation with more than 14 libraries throughout the Mid-Hudson Library System during May and June. More...

Shelter Animals Become Super Heroes at Library

News from Mahopac

Mozart, the Pit bull, looks great as Captain America. Elaine, the black cat, has been transformed into Batgirl, and Conner, the boxer/lab mix, displays his strength as Super Dog.  More...

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