July 25, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

PARC Kids Enjoy Themselves Despite Heat

Last week’s scorching heat wave is now a memory for thousands of local residents.  In the midst of the oppressive conditions, a group of some 50 young people were treated to a morning of fun and excitement courtesy of the Mahopac Fire Depa More...

Plans Finalized for Putnam Explorer Training Weekend

One hundred fifty future members of emergency services units are chomping at the bit this week in anticipation of attending next weekend’s 12th annual Putnam County Explorer Training and Campout weekend.  More...

‘Putnam Pops’ for Hot Days

(fun frozen confections)

The heat wave we just endured brought me back to the day when my children were in elementary school, as the last days of school were quickly approaching and the children’s excitement would begin to build. More...

Summertime

Lemon Cherry Ices

1 1/2 cups sugar 2/3 cup water 2 lbs ripe cherries 2 tablespoons lemon juice 8 Lemons, hollowed out   Directions:  In small saucepan bring sugar and 1/3 cup water to a boil. More...

4-H Fair Time Has Arrived

The tents have been installed, booths erected and livestock relocated to the upper Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent.  At noon Friday and continuing throughout the weekend Putnam’s annual 4-H Fair – offering something for More...

Sarah Crabtree and Danielle Pascale Join DA’s Staff

Two seasoned prosecutors have joined the staff at the Putnam District Attorney’s office.  Assistant District Attorneys Sarah Crabtree and Danielle Pascale have had many years of experience and, according to D.A. More...

Concern Over Pedestrian Safety Along 9D Corridor

Monday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee was a lengthy and extremely uncomfortable session as 75 people crowded into a stifling hot meeting room at the Putnam Office Building in Carmel for a three hour get- More...

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