June 13, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Secret Garden Tour Blooms to Success

The annual Secret Garden Tour, held on Saturday, June 8, was a blooming success, according to Rand Bridget Otten, director of development for Partners with PARC. More...

Community Wellness Fair Coming To Patterson

Putnam’s annual Community Wellness Fair for Women, Infants and Children takes place next Tuesday in Patterson. More...

Paul Eldridge’s Legacy Continues

Paul Eldridge loves his work! The Philipstown resident was unanimously re-appointed as Putnam Personnel Director last week by the county Legislature during its monthly meeting in Carmel. More...

Sales Tax Free Holiday Coming This Fall

Putnam shoppers will be getting a modest break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear thanks to county government. More...

Mahopac Falls Firefighters Drill For Disaster

Fire crews arriving on the scene discovered a 55-gallon drum of an unknown chemical spewing pink smoke into the air. The realistic drill outside Mahopac Falls FD headquarters prepared emergency responders for future crises. More...

Breaking News - 6/13/2013 7:50 AM

Brewster man charged with stabbing Muslim cabbie sent to prison

Crime drew wide attention

The stabbing of a New York City taxicab driver in Manhattan nearly three years ago because he was a Muslim reverberated around the world -- and when the acc More...

Fire Damages Condos in Carmel

A fire accidentally ignited by a plumber using a torch started a troublesome blaze Tuesday that damaged several units in the Clearing in the Woods condominium development on Drew Road in Carmel. The fire was reported at 9:09 a.m. More...

Youth from Carmel Troop Is Eagle Scout

About 150 people showed up to the V.F.W. Sunday in Carmel to watch a local young man, Jonathan French, become an Eagle Scout. More...

Happy Birthday Putnam County

What a difference a year makes! More...

Children’s Committee Kicks Off 2013 Appeal

The Putnam County Children’s Committee 2013 Fund Drive is underway. The non-profit founded in 1918 provides assistance to local children in need of financial aid for health, education or welfare concerns. More...

Alcohol Compliance Checks Lead to Arrest in Lake Carmel

To coincide with high school proms and graduations, Kent Police conducted a series of compliance checks last week at 16 local businesses selling alcohol to ensure that persons under the age of 21 were not being served. More...

Highlands Preservation Climbs Mount Nimham

With a recent heat wave breaking enough just in time, Highlands Preservation took its June “Magical History Tours & Nature Hike” to Mount Nimham, named for the unsung patriot, Chief Daniel Nimham, who gave his life for our liberty at More...

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