April 25, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

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.  Plans call for the tower to be erected More...

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.  Farm director Meredith Whipple has forecast “something for everyone” at the annual event that mark 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.  In conjunction with April&rsq 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.  The teachers prepared the meal last week and served it to the seniors with the assistanc 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 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.  Greene, 34, who is finishing his first term on the Kent Town Board, was nominated for the post by members of the Asso 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.  County Clerk Dennis Sant and his First Deputy Clerk Michael Bartolotti will be on hand to provide passport information to local residents as w 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.  Working in conjunction with the Southeast Highway Department, volunteers of all ages filled large ora More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie