December 26, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

Holiday Blood Drive This Friday

Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus take More...

Putnam Veterans Home Has 5 Vacancies

The For Rent sign is out at the Vincent Leibell Putnam County Veterans Home. Putnam’s Director of Veterans Affairs Carl Rohde reported last week that five vacancies exist at the residence located on Drew Lane in Carmel. More...

A Merry Christmas at Putnam Humane Society

Christmas came a few days early at the Putnam Humane Society, but no one is complaining. More...

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS

Mahopac Public Library The New Year brings a new season of discovery and creativity to Mahopac Public Library More...

Discount Prescription Card Saves $600K

Putnam’s participation in the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program has reaped tremendous benefits for local residents this year. More...

OTB Continues Downward Spiral

A decade ago Off-Track Betting revenue at Putnam’s two betting parlors generated more than $1.5 million annually. With one month still to be tallied, 2013 OTB revenue won’t even break the $100,000 figure. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne