November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

‘I’ll Have A Piece Of Putnam Pie’

Maureen Salinger can’t wait to put her feet up on the day after Thanksgiving. After baking nearly 2,500 pies, it will be time to rest! More...

Senior Citizens’ Thanksgiving Traditions Continue

Scores of senior citizens dined on turkey with all the trimmings when the Carmel School District opened its doors for a holiday tradition—the Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Luncheon— last Thursday. More...

Putnam People

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jonah N. Goverman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Humane Society Needs Holiday Gifts for Cats & Dogs

The Putnam Humane Society has the most wonderful supporters. This holiday season, the Society is hoping to collect holiday gifts for all their dogs and cats. More...

Computer Classes for Adults

Registration for various computer classes including Introduction to Computers, Maintaining Your Computer, Internet/Email, iPads, and Using Photoshop for photo editing will be held December 5 and January 9, 9:30 – 11:30 at Koehler Senior Center, More...

Magical History Tour, Nature Hike Will Explore Wonder Lake Area

Please join us on Sunday, December 1st, at 11 a.m. for our free “Magical History Tour and Nature Hike” to and around Wonder Lake. More...

New Citizen Has A Lot To Be Thankful For

Helen Chiera has a lot to be thankful for this week. After 33 years in the United States, the Southeast woman has become a U.S. citizen. More...

Vets Thanksgiving Dinner Attracts 1,000

It takes a lot to surprise State Senator Greg Ball but the Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester lawmaker was completely flabbergasted last weekend over the turnout for the region’s third annual Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner. More...

Bridging the Generation Gap at Mahopac's Senior Prom

Sunday’s prom at Mahopac High School bridged the generation gap. More than 300 senior citizens were on hand for the 11th annual event including Anthony Rubino, a spry 100 years young, who danced the afternoon away with several young ladies. More...

Seven Sworn into Veterans Hall of Fame

Seven residents of Putnam County were among 27 men and women to be inducted into the 40th Senate District’s Third Annual Veterans Hall of Fame. More...

Jewish Ed for Family, Community

Hosted by: The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley 362 Church Road. Hebrew School ages 3 and up. Vav & Zayin - A Jewish Youth Group for young people entering the 8th and 9th grade. No homework, just fun. More...

Sheriff Lauds FOP President

Putnam’s chief lawman— Sheriff Don Smith—attended last week’s monthly meeting of the Steven Driscoll Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police to commend the organization’s president, Patrick O’Malley. More...

Wild Weather Disrupts Sunday Calm

Sunday is normally a day of rest for many Putnam residents yet last weekend’s violent weather turned many sections of the county upside down, necessitating assistance from emergency providers. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck