November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

Free Coin, Stamp Appraisals Offered This Weekend

The annual Croton River Coin Club’s free appraisals of U.S. and foreign coins and paper money as well as stamps, medals and tokens is expected to attract large crowds to Carmel FD headquarters this weekend. More...

Kent Historical Society to Meet

Please join the Kent Historical Society on November 21st, 7:30 pm, for its next free presentation. Tony Musso will present his new book, “Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley - Vol. More...

Winter Parking Ban Begins Friday

From Nov. 15 through April 15 vehicles will be prohibited from parking on county roads from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. and on most town roads from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. More...

Almost Time for Carmel’s Holiday on the Lake

The Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for this year’s annual “Holiday on the Lake” festivities, which will be held on Saturday, December 7. More...

Jazz Vespers in Philipstown

Join the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown on 10 Academy Street in Cold Spring this Saturday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. for Jazz Vespers, a unique, lay-led service blending jazz and spirituality. More...

FDR Site Celebrates Ten Years

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, the Roosevelt Institute and the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site invite their Hudson Valley Neighbors to a 10th Anniversary Celebration of The Henry A. More...

Restaurant Week in Full Swing

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week continues through Nov. 17, with participants across seven counties including Putnam. Tuesday evening at the Hudson House in Cold Spring, a host of interested officials gathered to highlight meals available locally. More...

Television Cameraman Injured in Carmel Crash

A News 12 vehicle traveling through the Putnam County seat made news last week when it was rear-ended, resulting in injury to the crew’s cameraman. More...

Kent Teen Charged in Payroll Check Theft

An 18 year old Kent teen is facing charges of larceny in Southeast for allegedly stealing a payroll check from a local grocery store 10 months ago. More...

Munch Receives Michael Neuner Award

When it comes to fire prevention education in the greater Mahopac area, no one does it better than Joseph Munch. More...

Donick Leaving Garrison for Kent Library

Carol Donick, the well-regarded Library Director at the Desmond Fish Library, will be leaving her post in Garrison for her new job as Library Director at the Kent Public Library, effective December 2. More...

Flu Takes a Bow in Putnam

Putnam County has recorded its first case of influenza resulting in the hospitalization of a 75-year-old man. Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals reported last week “flu is not only on the way but it has arrived. More...

First Snowflakes of the Season

Putnam’s first snow of the season arrived Tuesday morning blanketing grassy surfaces with a coating of white. State Police reported several skidding crashes Tuesday on the Taconic Parkway in Stormville. More...

Citizen Soldiers Extend Service

Major General Patrick A. More...

Election Day History in Race for Judge Seat

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. More...

Shakespeare Fest Announces 2014 Season

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) announces the three plays that will run in repertory during the Company’s 28th season: Othello, directed by Associate Artistic Director Christopher V. More...

Man On Early Morning Stroll Found Dead

State Police are asking the public for its assistance in connection with the death of a 60-year-old Somers man whose body was found early Monday along the shoulder of Route 100 near the PutnamWestchester border. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham