December 5, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

New Lodge for Troubled Women Opens  Free Access 

The once-dilapidated Lodge of the Walter Hoving Home in western Putnam debuted its new look on Sunday, and the Lodge will immediately be in use as troubled women recover from various addictions. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

Putnam’s sales tax revenue continues to climb. More...

Mahopac Man to Appear on Discovery Channel

Cliff Ferraro is at it again! The 46-year-old Mahopac resident, who is employed by Putnam County, will be appearing on the Discovery Channel’s Crime to Remember series Dec. More...

Joyce Douchkoff, Mother of Kent Justice, Dies in Florida

Joyce Douchkoff, mother of Kent Justice Kevin Douchkoff, has died in Florida at the age of 89. Douchkoff, who formerly resided in Brewster, before relocating to Bradenton, passed away Nov. 29 following a brief illness. More...

State American Legion Commander Visits

New York State American Legion Commander Kenneth Governor heard about the Putnam Veterans Memorial and during a visit to the county Veterans Memorial Park in Kent last week, first realized the majesty of the unique monument. More...

George’s Thanksgiving Tradition Continues

The tradition continued— for the 31th consecutive year, George’s Place, a popular restaurant in downtown Carmel opened its doors to provide a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner for 45 area residents who had no place to go for the holidays. More...

Inspiring Hope in Heart Disease Patients

It’s great to be alive. Individuals suffering a coronary or enduring heart disease know first hand the anxiousness and uncertainty associated with their condition. Following medical intervention—then what? More...

Michelle Gentile Engaged to Wed

Michelle Gentile, daughter of Wendy and Robert Gentile of Patterson, has become engaged to wed Douglas Christensen of Middletown in Orange County. More...

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