January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

Maloney Takes Oath in Mahopac

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney of Cold Spring took his ceremonial oath of office Sunday, promising a standingroom only crowd gathered at the Mahopac Library: “I want to stay hometown, not Hollywood.” More...

Towne Crier Sets Its Sights On Beacon

For the past year, Phil Ciganer has been searching for a new home for his Towne Crier Cafe. And now he’s found it. In the spring of 2013, the legendary live music club will move into a renovated industrial building in the heart of Beacon. More...

Snake Hill to Close for Summer

Putnam County Highway and Facilities Commissioner Fred Pena confirmed this week that, as reported in November, the county will close Snake Hill Road in Garrison when school closes for the summer. It should re-open just before school starts. More...

CAP Soup Kitchen Serves 150 Each Week

More than soup is served three times each week at the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) Soup Kitchen. More...

Joyful End for Former Addicts

Six residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some believed was the impossible—completion of the rigorous Putnam Drug Treatment Court Program. More...

Land Trust Hosts Dinner, Auction

Join in the celebration as Putnam County Land Trust marks 44 years of preserving open space and protecting sensitive habitats in Putnam County, right in your big backyard. More...

Frigid Temps Result in Ice Fishing Delight

Last week’s arctic-like weather when night time lows plummeted the mercury to near zero while daytime highs barely broke the 15 degree mark turned area bodies of water into frozen tundra to the delight of area fishing enthusiasts. More...

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