April 25, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Walk-a-Thon Weekend in Putnam

Outdoor enthusiasts will be out in force this weekend when three fundraising walk-a-thons are expected to attract large crowds in the Carmel- Brewster area. More...

Spring Fling at Tilly Foster This Weekend

Interested in an enjoyable out-ofdoors experience for the entire family? Saturday is Spring Fling Day at the Tilly Foster Farm. More...

Forum to Feature Nationally Recognized Speaker

The statistics are alarming: Twentyfive percent of America’s children are sexually abused prior to their 18th birthday with the majority of the victims being molested by a relative, neighbor or family friend. More...

Brewster Teachers Host Seniors for Breakfast

Three dozen senior citizens from the greater Southeast-Putnam Lake area were treated to a homemade breakfast courtesy of the Brewster Teachers Association. More...

PHC Cancer Program Benefits from Hospital Auxiliary

Determined to help Putnam Hospital Center’s medical staff assist those suffering from cancer, the PHC Auxiliary last week presented a check for $30,000 to the medical facility in Carmel. More...

Kent Cell Tower Approved by 3-2 Vote

Despite objections from a group of homeowners in western Kent over the town’s plan to construct a 150-foot-tall cell tower off Route 301, the Kent Town Board has approved the project by a split vote. More...

Kent Councilman to Represent Young Republicans on National Level

Kent Councilman John Greene has been nominated to become a national committeeman for the Young Republican National Federation. More...

Patakis Honored by Bar Association

Former Gov. George Pataki and his wife, Putnam Tourism Director Libby Pataki, were honored last Thursday night by the Putnam County Bar Association. More...

Saturday is Putnam Passport Day

Putnam’s annual Passport Day takes place Saturday at the County Clerk’s office in Carmel. More...

Higher Breastfeeding Rates Are Good News

More and more mothers are breastfeeding every year. That’s the good news. Many others however still need encouragement, not only to start, but also to continue for a longer time. More...

Volunteers Clear Litter in Brewster

Dozens of volunteers were out early Sunday spending six hours removing unsightly litter from roads, streets and sidewalks in greater Brewster. More...

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