December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

Hooked Rugs On Display At Mahopac Library

The hooked rugs created by fiber enthusiast Mary Tooley- Parker are inspired by the past and the present. A Somers resident, Ms. More...

Businessman Gives Back; Helps Clean Coats for Those in Need

Carmel businessman Steve Choi realizes that times are tough for many residents of Putnam County with the topsyturvy economy. More...

Gipson Talks With Lawmakers on Mandates

State Senator Terry Gipson brought encouraging news to last week’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature. More...

Christmas Music at Sherman Church Dec. 15

The Sherman Church Choir, under the direction of Choir Director Diana Beddows accompanied by Minister of Music Carolyn Kopsick, will present the church’s annual music program including a sing-along of favorite carols Sunday, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m. More...

Putnam People

…Berkeley College is proud to announce that students from Putnam County have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Summer 2013 Quarter. More...

Patterson Library Food & Toy Drive

In an effort to help ensure everyone in our community has a great holiday season, we are having a special food drive for the Patterson Food Pantry and will be collecting toys for the Marine Corps Reserve TOYS FOR TOTS toy drive. More...

Laughter: The Best Medicine?

Laughter Yoga is coming to the Brewster Public Library on Thursday, January 2, at 10 a.m. More...

2200 Children Vaccinated Against Flu in Schools

Putnam Health Commissioner Dr. Allen Beals is thrilled this week that more than 2200 children received vaccine as part of the county’s school-based flu initiative. More...

Reed Library District Established The

The vote was miniscule yet by a 98-8 tally residents in the Hamlet of Carmel have established the Reed Memorial Library District. More...

Carmel Police Chief Mike Johnson Hangs Up His Badge

Carmel Police Chief Mike Johnson has answered his final call. The 36-year career officer worked his way through the ranks—starting his career in Mt. More...

County Housing Market Improves in Past Year

New data show that the Putnam County housing market is holding its own compared to our neighbors. This is certainly a good sign going into 2014. More...

Brewster Theater Company Presents ‘The Bishop’s Wife’

Christmas prayers are often answered, but sometimes not in the way expected! More...

Fire Dept. Aids Hospitalized Kids at Christmas Time

Carmel firefighters will be making the holidays bright and cheery for dozens of children hospitalized at the Maria Ferrari Children’s Hospital in Valhalla later this month. More...

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