August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Junior Firefighters Learn the Ropes

Erin Scott looked around the Putnam Fire Training Center in Kent Saturday and beamed with pride. More...

Whipple Responds on Tilly Foster Suit

Ann Fanizzi, of Southeast, an activist on various open space and environmental causes, has no standing to interfere in the operation of Tilly Foster Farm, according to court papers filed on behalf of the Society for the Preservation of Putnam County More...

General Stories

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

Sales tax revenue for the first six months of 2012 has surpassed last year’s numbers by $1.5 million. More...

Tourism Money Approved

Putnam County will be spending $477,000 during the 2012-2013 fiscal year to stimulate tourism promotion through the I Love New York matching funds program. More...

NoNetz: Sensible Swimwear, Made in the USA

NoNetz is a new bathing suit company and their slogan is “Ridiculously Comfortable Swimwear for Guys.” What makes the difference? More...

Enterprise

Primary Votes Are Super Important

In Putnam County, people tend to be pretty committed to strong political viewpoints. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Pamela I. Kaner  Free Access 

Pamela I. Kaner of Brewster, New York, died unexpectedly on Monday August 6, 2012 in Carmel, New York at the age of 59.Ms. More...

JOAN E. TROMBETTA

Joan E. Trombetta, of Middlefield, Ct., and a longtime former resident of Mahopac, passed away on Wednesday August 1, 2012, at the age of 81. Joan was born in Passaic, N.J., on December 25, 1930, the daughter of Kurt and Anna (Kleschka) Beger. More...

BARI AVZI MYSLIM

Forty-six year old Bari Avzi Myslim suddenly passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012. He lived for his loving wife Mary and four children John, Michael, Heather and Joseph Myslim. He was an adored grandfather to his eight grandchildren. More...

Breaking News - 8/10/2012 11:30 AM

Anthony DiPippo gets maximum sentence—25 years to life  Free Access 

Heinous killing of girl; trial was DiPippo's second

Anthony DiPippo learned his fate Friday in Putnam County Court when sentenced a second time to 25 years to life in prison for the 1994 brutal rape and murder of Josette Wright, the 12-year-old Carmel Middle School student. More...

Woman Dies, 6-Year-Old Lives, on Lake Gleneida

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 59-yearold Brewster woman continues as police attempt to piece together the final moments of Pamela Kaner’s life. More...

DiPippo Sentenced Friday

Anthony DiPippo will learn Friday whether he will remain in prison for the next 25 years to life when sentenced in Putnam County Court. More...

Carmel Man Badly Hurt, Ex-Brewster Resident Dead in Route 202 Crash

A Carmel man was seriously injured and a Dutchess County man killed in a head-on crash on Route 202 in Somers last week. More...

Nicole Kerr is queen of Sheriff’s Summer Camp

The New York State Sheriff’s Association Summer Camp is concluding its 37th year this month. Sixteen boys and girls from Putnam County were among the more than 900 children attending the camp in upstate Penn Yan. More...

Around the County

Chimney Sweeps Arrested

Several days after homeowners were warned about unregistered chimney sweeps operating throughout Putnam County, the Sheriff’s Office Monday reported the arrests of two men on charges of conducting unregistered chimney repair work. More...

Teens Demand Change in Tobacco Marketing

A dozen Putnam County teens have seen enough in-store tobacco marketing and joined other young people from across the state last week at New York’s Reality Check conference demanding change in the way the tobacco industry markets its product. More...

Carmel Middle School to Be Two-in-One

When school bells ring in the new 2012-2013 term next month, the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel will have a different appearance. More...

Sports

Carmel HS Football Team Preps for 2012 Campaign

As Carmel High School football coach Todd Cayea surveyed his team this summer – through the rigors of weightlifting, the school’s own camp, and participation in the recently concluded Champions Camp at New Rochelle, the last big prep befo More...

And a Freshman Might Lead Them

Carmel first-year student Joe Rodriguez in the running to be QB

Former legendary Marquette University basketball coach turned television broadcaster Al McGuire used to have a saying about freshmen. “The best thing about freshmen,” McGuire once said, “is that they become sophomores.” More...

Mahopac’s Hynes Helps Lead Hudson Valley to Hoops Title

New York’s famous amateur athletic event, the Empire State Games, was canceled in 2010 after 30 years of glorious competition. More...

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