May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Proud Daisies Assemble Packs for Patients at Putnam Hospital

Members of Carmel Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1094 recently presented Putnam Hospital Center with a dozen backpacks stuffed with items designed to keep children in the hospital’s Emergency Department or Ambulatory Surgery Center both occupied and comf More...

Live Utility Lines Deadly

TheBrewster Standard

Firefighters and emergency responders from throughout the region converged on Patterson FD headquarters last week to learn first-hand the potential dangers of live utility lines. More...

Carmel Teachers Sweep County Seat

Carmel News

Dozens of Carmel teachers were up early last Saturday and swept the Putnam County seat clean of unsightly debris. More...

25 Tapped for Mahopac Honor Society

News from Mahopac

Twenty-five young men and women enrolled at Mahopac High School and described as the “best and brightest” are the newest members of the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society. More...

Salsa Dance Class at the Library

News from Mahopac

Has “Dancing with the Stars” inspired you to learn a few dance moves? Come to Mahopac Public Library in June and learn to dance the Salsa! More...

Tenure for 5 in Brewster Brewster

TheBrewster Standard

A central office staff administrator and four teachers were granted tenure by the Brewster Board of Education last week. School trustees unanimously approved the educational milestone at the request of Superintendent of Schools Jane Sandbank. More...

Secret Garden Tour is June 9

TheBrewster Standard

The Secret Garden Tour will also feature a house tour of the spectacular and renowned Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house on Petra Island on Lake Mahopac. More...

Saturday is Kids’ Day at Hospital

News from Mahopac

Children of all ages will be on hand at Putnam Hospital Center Saturday for the medical facility’s 7th annual Kids Day celebration. More...

‘Woofstock’ Comes to Sycamore Park

Carmel News

Hot diggity dog! Due to popular demand, another muttley mingle is in order! Sycamore Park is going to the dogs at WOOFSTOCK 2012 on Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, rain or shine. More...

Economic Groups to Stay in Gleneida Site

Carmel News

County Executive MaryEllen Odell says she won’t veto a decision by the Putnam County Legislature that the offices of two key economic development groups stay at 34 Gleneida Ave. More...

Accident on Stoneleigh

Carmel News

Anna Almond from Brewster is assisted from her car by members of the Mahopac Falls FD Rescue Squad moments after being involved in a collision on Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel last week. More...

Man Arrested for Forged Prescriptions

News from Mahopac

A Mahopac man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly passing forged prescriptions at a Jefferson Valley pharmacy. Yorktown Police arrested Mario Zegarelli, 52, last week on five charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument. More...

Library Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

News from Mahopac

The 60th Anniversary Celebration of Mahopac Public Library will take you “Back to the ‘50s.” The June 9th event includes a full evening’s entertainment, starting at 7 pm. More...

Putnam’s 33rd Annual Feis is Sunday

News from Mahopac

The hills and dales surrounding the Putnam County Park will be alive with the sounds of Irish music Sunday when the Emerald Association of Putnam County hosts its 33rd annual Feis. More...

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