October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Children’s Author Visits Middle School

Author Robert Lipsyte brought an important message to 8th graders at the Henry Wells Middle School last week: “Before you can be a champion, you have to be a contender.”  More...

60th Reunion for BHS Class of ‘52

Forty-five young men and women graduated in the Brewster High School Class of 1952.  While several classmates have passed on over the years and others relocated to other communities across the U.S., nine members of the class have remained in Put More...

Teachers Serve as Stewards, Too

Members of the Carmel Teachers Association care about their community.  Not only do the educators teach the county’s next generation but they also are concerned about the cleanliness of their community and last weekend collected dozens of More...

Candlelight Vigil Planned for Monday in Carmel

Anger is a feeling. Violence is a choice!  The People Against Domestic Violence has scheduled its annual candlelight vigil for Monday in Carmel.  The proceedings begin at 6 p.m. More...

Halloween Ragamuffin Parade and Magic Show

The Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association is sponsoring its third annual Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 28. The Halloween Parade is for children from pre-school up to fourth grade. More...

‘Grin N Bear It’ 5K Run/Walk Benefits High School Teen Driving Program

Brewster High School’s 2nd annual “Grin N Bear It” 5K Walk/Run takes place Sunday along the school’s Southeast campus.  The event raises money to provide educational initiatives in an attempt to slow the alarming statisti More...

Wounded Warrior Project Alive in Putnam

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes but there is not a single quality that defines heroism.  Antoinette DeBellis of Mahopac knows this well, since a close family friend, Army Specialist Blaise Flamio, was seriously wounded earlier this year in A More...

Hit for Hope Takes Place Saturday

Students at Brewster High School have called on the public to “Hit for Hope” to support the fight against pancreatic cancer.  On Saturday the BHS tennis team will be conducting a fundraiser at the high school tennis courts on Foggint More...

Fire Prevention Stressed at CFD Open House

The message was loud and clear: “Learn not to burn!”  Carmel firefighters opened their firehouse to the community recently for an afternoon of exhibits, displays, demonstrations and instruction on keeping all members of the family sa More...

Suicide Prevention Highlighted

Two events in the greater Carmel area are stressing suicide prevention.  On Saturday an “80’s Bash” at the Knights of Columbus Hall will benefit the American Association for Suicide Prevention.  More...

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‘Where Jesus is now the star divine, Brighter and brighter he will shine, Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem, shine on.’ ~R. Fisher Boyce