September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Locks for Love Benefits from Brewster Mom

Irma Sincuir of Brewster hadn’t cut her hair for years until last week.  The new mom decided to donate her beautiful brunette tresses to Locks for Love, an organization that creates wigs for those suffering from congenital hair loss or pat More...

Cyclists Injured in Putnam Crashes

Two cyclists were admitted to Danbury Hospital Saturday following a pair of crashes in Southeast and Lake Carmel.  The first mishap took place at 11:30 a.m. on Milltown Road near the site of the Aug. More...

High Marks for Brewster Schools

There are more than 700 school districts across New York State and the Brewster School District has become one of the first 30 in the state and the first in the entire Putnam-Northern Westchester region to have met the criteria of the Annual Professi More...

Three Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors

Three individuals face charges of selling alcohol to minors while the establishments for which they are employed expect to be sanctioned by the New York State Liquor Authority following a countywide alcoholic beverage sales compliance inspection cond More...

Film Festival a Rousing Success

A new tradition has begun in Brewster.  Saturday’s 1st annual Brewster Film Festival was termed a rousing success by local residents and visitors alike.  More...

Antique Machinery Show Returns to Tilly Foster

Antique machine enthusiasts will be flocking to the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast next weekend for what has become an end-of-summer tradition.  The 5th annual Putnam County Antique Machinery Association’s show will be adding a new feature More...

VFW Breakfasts Begin Again Sunday

The Brewster VFW’s breakfast fundraiser is starting up again on Sunday September 9th! It is held on the second Sunday of each month, from September through June. More...

New Accord Reached by Health Quest and Aetna Insurance

Area residents insured by the Aetna Insurance Company are breathing a sigh of relief this week after learning that Health Quest, the parent company of Putnam Hospital Center, had reached a new multi-year agreement with the Connecticut firm assuring u More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie