July 12, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam CAP Annual Motorcycle Ride is Sunday

On Sunday the growls of motorcycles will be heard throughout the region to raise dollars for families in need. Putnam Community Action Program’s 8th annual Run for Hope begins at 11 a.m. More...

Children’s Tie-Dying Workshop

On Saturday, July 14th, at 10:30 a.m., The Southeast Museum will hold a Tie Dying Workshop. Bring your own tshirt, socks, or other white item to dye and explore the traditional methods of dying wool and cloth used in days gone by. More...

Tiki Daddy at Arts On The Lake

Putnam’s own Tiki Daddy will open the Summer Concerts Series at Arts on the Lake, Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. More...

Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers Recognized

“Next time you meet a probation or parole officer, thank him for a job well done.” Those were the words of Putnam Legislator Carl Albano last week when introducing a resolution proclaiming this week as National Probation, Parole and Commu More...

Mulch Fires Cause Concern in Southeast

A number of mulch fires in recent days are causing concern for area emergency responders. More...

Mekeel’s Corners Service Honors Patriots and the Birth of a Nation

It was standing room only at Mekeel's Corners Chapel on the annual 4th of July celebration in honor of the birth of our great nation. Nelsonville resident Ed Cleary led the simple ceremony as he welcomed the packed church. More...

Health Clinic for Working Class and Uninsured to Open in Brewster

A $650,000 grant will result in the creation of Putnam’s first health clinic for working class and uninsured residents. More...

Putnam People

… Air Force Airman 1st Class DIANE E. ORTIZ graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Ortiz is the daughter of Catherine Jimenez and stepdaughter of Victor Jimenez of Hydrangea Court, Leland, N.C. More...

There’s Still Time For Art This Summer!

The Putnam Arts Council announces its Summer ARTS Program for children offered at the Belle Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Rd. in Mahopac. More...

Pawling Museum Hosts Children’s Author

On Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m. at the Akin Library in Pawling, Marian Grudko will be performing “The Tale of Lucinda Snowdrop,” her original work that combines storytelling and music. More...

15 Teens Working this Summer Thanks to CAP

Fifteen teenagers are gainfully employed this summer thanks to the Putnam Community Action Program. More...

4-H Week Proclaimed Throughout Putnam

Plans are in full swing for Putnam’s 41st annual 4-H fair and in recognition of the summer extravaganza, the Putnam Legislature has proclaimed the week of July 23 as 4-H Week in Putnam County. More...

Senior Center to Stay at American Legion in Philipstown

Senior citizens residing in western Putnam County will continue using the American Legion Post as a Friendship Center following action taken by the Putnam Legislature. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke