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Breaking News - 11/7/2013 11:34 PM

Flu makes its entrance into Putnam  Free Access 

Thanksgiving is still three weeks away yet Putnam County has recorded its first case of influenza resulting in the hospitalization of a 75 year old man. More...

Election Day History Made With Judges

For the first time in county history, Putnam will most likely have two judges in the New York State Supreme Court’s 9th Judicial District. More...

Hip-hop Mogul Damon Dash Subject of Putnam Court case

Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash—who once said he was worth $50 million— pals around with the rich and famous including Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce. More...

Kent Man Accused of Raping Lake Carmel Woman in Front of Child

A Town of Kent man is held on $200,000 bond at the Putnam Correctional Facility for allegedly sexually assaulting a 39 year old Lake Carmel woman in the presence of the victim’s five year old son. More...

Politics

Breaking News - 11/7/2013 12:48 PM

Putnam legislators refuse to call for DA investigation

Despite an impassioned plea from Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio that that the county request a statewide query into the actions of District Attorney Adam Levy in relation to the Alexandru Hossu rape case, the governing body turned a deaf ear Wednesda More...

Tendy Says DA’s Office In Chaos, Calls on Levy to Step Aside

Political support among Republicans for District Attorney Adam Levy is rapidly dissipating, with State Sen. More...

Around the County

Arts On The Lake Presents The Alexander String Quartet at Tilly Foster

The internationally-noted Alexander String Quartet will play an all-Brahms concert in the Lodge at Tilly Foster Farm on Saturday, November 16, at 8 p.m. More...

Free Rabies Clinic in Patterson

Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets to a FREE rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, November 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Brewster Man Charged with Auto Stripping

A Brewster man is facing charges of auto stripping and harassment for allegedly damaging a woman’s vehicle in Putnam Lake. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

HE RUNS A FARM.

[Part One of Two] The press agent in the Sunday World writes up the experiences of Raymond Hitchcock as a farmer in the town of Kent. We copy it as follows: More...

Letters to the Editor

Ponzi Scheme

Dear Editor: It’s very fortunate for President Obama he has Benghazi, Hurricane Sandy, a $90,000,000 vacation in Africa for him and his family, Sandy Hook, Gun Control, More...

Animal Abuse Registry

Dear Editor: As an animal lover and animal advocate, I am urging you to join my fight to help protect our furry little friends. In 1999, New York State passed Buster’s Law which made animal abuse a felony More...

Vets’ Thanksgiving Dinner

Dear Editor: I have volunteered for the past two years for the Veterans’ More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Peter D. Bellucci

Peter D. Bellucci, 51, passed away at his home in Pawling, on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Born in Mt. More...

Fredrick A. Senno

Fredrick A. Senno died peacefully at home on Friday, November 1st, surrounded by his family at the age of 87. He was born on July 6, 1926 to the late Elisa (nee Canessa) and Anthony Senno in the Bronx. He was a WW II Army Air Force Veteran. More...

Daniel Anthony Viola

Dan passed away peacefully at home Saturday September 14, 2013, with his wife Claudia by his side. He lived in Carmel, for over 55 years before relocating to Healdsburg, Ca. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2013 1:01 PM

Election Day History in Putnam County

Two area judges to serve at state level

It now appears more and more likely that for the first time in county history, Putnam will have two judges in the New York State Supreme Court’s 9th Judicial District.Justice-elect Victor Grossman of Southeast topped all vote getters on Election Day More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2013 12:24 PM

School bus-truck crash injures six in Southeast

A Brewster School District bus transporting four children to St. James School in Carmel was involved in a crash with a tractor trailer truck on Route 22 at Doansburg Road in Southeast early Thursday. More...

GOP Sweeps Legislature; Fleming Wins Big in Kent

Election Day saw three Republicans elected to the Putnam Legislature, a shocking upset in Kent when a Democratic-Conservative supervisor candidate ousted the GOP incumbent, and with Putnam soon to be represented by two State Supreme Court judges. More...

40 Years of Passion at R&D Music

Dave, Cindy and Tiffany Radovich are passionate about their musical business, now celebrating its 40th anniversary. More...

General Stories

Needs of County’s Elderly Discussed at Hearing

What are the needs of Putnam’s growing elderly population? How can they be met? More...

County Spending Comes in at Tax Cap

The Putnam County budget process ended on a mixed note last week when county legislators approved the $142,953,000 fiscal spending plan after vociferously debating several key components for more than two hours. More...

Jamaica Royale Highlights Hospital Center’s Gala Ball

Saturday evening’s Putnam Hospital Center annual gala tabbed Jamaica Royale resembled a Who’s Who of Putnam County when more than 400 guests traveled to the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich, Ct. for the fund raiser. More...

School News

Tom Manko Leaving Mahopac School District

Another chief school administrator will be leaving Putnam County. Mahopac Superintendent Tom Manko announced Sunday that he will be returning to his upstate roots due to family obligations at the end of the current school year on June 30, 2014. More...

Sports

Mahopac, Brewster Football Finish Strong With Wins

Carmel falls in final game

MAHOPAC – The Mahopac High School football team finished the season strong on Friday night, winning its last game by dominating Clarkstown North for the second time this year, 33-8, in a Section One, non-playoff game. More...

Mahopac Field Hockey Makes Great Run to Sectional Semifinals

MAMARONECK — The postseason is often made for great runs. When a schedule sets up just right, when the sun and the moon and the stars align, it can be a magical time. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

Update your Church’s listing by emailing us at Editor@pcnr.com, with WORSHIP in the Subject Line. More...

Birth Announcements

Jax Anthony Stelmaszyk is Born

Baby boy JAX ANTHONY STELMASZYK was born at White Plains Hospital on September 25, 2013, to Mike and Holly Stelmaszyk, of Putnam Valley. More...

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