October 25, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Carmel Sidewalk Project Dedicated

The summer of 2012 is one that motorists traveling through the Putnam County seat wish to forget.  Massive traffic tie-ups resulting from construction of sidewalks along Route 6 from the Route 52 intersection all the way to Old Route 6 infuriate More...

County Employees Don Purple for Domestic Violence

Putnam County government resembled a sea of purple last week when dozens of employees reported for work wearing specially designed tee shirts.  The purple garments were symbolic with bringing domestic violence to the forefront of public attentio More...

Putnam Earns Aa2 Bond Rating from Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service has granted Putnam County a favorable rating for its $6.4 million bond issuance planned for next month.  More...

Opening Hearts & Doors for Mentoring

Tina Cornish-Lauria, executive director of CAREERS for People with Disabilities, recalled as a child having an opportunity to work in her father’s drug store in downtown Carmel for an initial work experience.  More...

30 Years of Affordable Housing

The Putnam County Housing Corporation is celebrating its 30th birthday this year--three decades of providing affordable housing across Putnam County.  In 1982, former County Executive David Bruen and recently retired Office for the Aging Directo More...

Mahopac Girl to Attend Presidential Inauguration

Bianca Passero is eagerly looking forward to next January.  More...

Veterans Inducted into Southeast Hall of Fame

Eleven veterans have been accepted into the Southeast Hall of Fame.  Last Wednesday evening, the vets were congratulated by State Senator Greg Ball and several local dignitaries during an hour long ceremony at the Southeast Cultural Arts Center 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