May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

John Falcone Honored for Courage

Carmel News

John Falcone Sr. couldn’t believe his eyes when President Barack Obama appeared on a large screen at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Training and Operations Center and called his son a hero.   More...

Dorothy Gilroy Retires as School District Clerk

News from Mahopac

Mahopac School District Clerk Dorothy Gilroy was called a “class act, dedicated public servant and caring and loving woman” during her retirement party last Thursday evening in Mahopac.  More than 150 family members, friends and coll More...

Troubled Former Brewster Cop Remains Jailed as Case Continues

TheBrewster Standard

Former Brewster Police Officer Pat Frezza remains incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility on felony charges of reckless endangerment following an appearance last week in Carmel Justice Court.  More...

Birds of Prey Day Celebrates 20th Anniversary Sunday

TheBrewster Standard

Paul Kupchok can’t believe that two decades have already gone by since Green Chimneys celebrated its first Birds of Prey Day in 1992.  More...

Gardeners Requested to ‘Grow an Extra Row’

TheBrewster Standard

Putnam’s Community Action Program is reaching out to the county’s backyard gardeners.  More...

Steinberg Offers Author Talk at Brewster Library

TheBrewster Standard

Milton Louis Steinberg, author of Drop of a Hat, will speak at the Brewster Public Library on Saturday, June 9th, at 3 p.m. More...

Combined Groups Sponsor Historical Presentation

Carmel News

The Carmel Rotary Club, the Town of Carmel Historical Society, and Carmel Town Historian Brian Vangor, in cooperation with Putnam Hospital Center, are sponsoring a presentation by Greg Amato on Monday, June 4th, at 7 p.m. More...

Outstanding Teacher of American History Announced

Carmel News

The Enoch Crosby and Chancellor Livingston Chapters of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution are pleased to announce Gary Petagine, a teacher at Carmel High School, as their candidate for the 2012-2013 DAR Outstanding Teacher of A More...

Mahopac High Makes Newsweek’s Best List

News from Mahopac

Mahopac High School has done it again.  For the third consecutive year, the school has been named to Newsweek Magazine’s list of America’s Best High Schools.  More...

One Small House Builds Homes in Haiti

TheBrewster Standard

Volunteers from the Brewster-based One Small House organization have returned from Haiti, where they worked side-by-side with local Haitian families affected by the devastation and destruction caused by the 2010 earthquake that leveled much of the co More...

Brewster Rotary to Help Friends of Green Chimneys

TheBrewster Standard

Brewster Rotarians are asking for the public’s assistance by signing up for the Red Rooster Golf Tournament.  The tourney is scheduled for June 20 at the famed Red Rooster Miniature Golf Course on Route 22 in Southeast from 3-5 p.m.  More...

Billboards for Rotary Hit Putnam

TheBrewster Standard

New billboards espousing the benefits of Rotary have been installed at several locations throughout the greater Brewster-Southeast area.  The signage is being sponsored by Rotary International and Rotary District 7210 that includes Rotary chapte More...

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