October 11, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Chilly Weather Results in Number of Chimney Fires

Autumn's chill is in the air and many Putnam residents last weekend turned on their oil burners, ignited wood burning stoves or lit the family fireplace for the first time this season. More...

Putnam People

… Marine Corps Pfc. MICHAEL J. GIACOPASI, son of James Giacopasi, of Mahopac, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. More...

Putnam Hospital Recognizes Veteran Employees

One hundred fifty-five employees who work at Putnam Hospital Center were recently recognized at a dinner reception for their years of service to the Carmel hospital. More...

Putnam in Day of Prayer

Many of Putnam’s movers and shakers will be up early next Tuesday to attend the county’s Leadership Prayer Breakfast at Putnam National Golf Club in Mahopac. More...

Forum to Discuss Needs of Putnam’s Elderly

The fastest growing segment of Putnam’s population continues to be its senior citizens, now constituting more than 33 percent of the county’s 100,000- plus residents. More...

Tons of Debris Removed

The improper storage or disposal of hazardous waste poses a health risk to man and beast alike. More...

Voter Registration Ticks Up

With Election Day less than a month away, Democratic voter registration continues to outpace Republican registration in Putnam County, though Republicans still retain an overwhelming lead. More...

Schumer Calls for Businesses to Hire Vets; Wants Tax Credit Extended

Three thousand unemployed veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are found in the lower Hudson Valley with 94 of these men and women residents of Putnam County. U.S. More...

Board of Elections Announces Voter Registration Dates

Putnam County Election Commissioners Robert J. Bennett and Anthony G. Scannapieco Jr. have announced the dates, times and locations for the public to register to vote in time for the November 6, 2012, General Election. More...

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"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children" ~Walter Elias Disney