January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Around the County

Patterson History Project Seeks Info

The Patterson Library will host a series of “History Workshops” with the Patterson Historical Society. More...

Three Brazilian Nationals Get Felony Drug Charges

Three Brazilian nationals face charges of felony drug possession following their arrests in Putnam County. More...

Ball Hosting Common Core Forum

On January 16 at 6 p.m. at the Carmel Town Hall, State Sen. Greg Ball is hosting a forum on the Common Core Learning Standards. Parents, teachers and concerned residents from Carmel and the surrounding area are invited to attend. More...

Classes Focus On Defensive Driving, Writing Skills

Mahopac Public Library will host a 6-hour Defensive Driving Class on two consecutive Saturdays: January 25 and February 1, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. each day. More...

Bear Mountain Groundhog Day Celebration

Come by the Bear Mountain Merry-Go-Round on February 2nd at 11 a.m. for a prognostication of spring’s arrival. More...

Austin Road Students Display Japanese Brush Paintings

First and second grade students from Austin Road Elementary School created Japanese style “ink wash” paintings using tempera paint blocks and bamboo brushes. Under the director of their art teacher, Ms. More...

Young Adults Showcase Their Talents in Music & Monologues

What do you think might happen if you gave a group of high school and college students the opportunity to present a song or a scene of their own choosing? You would get a remarkable evening of entertainment, called Music & Monologues. More...

Chair-Making Workshop At Arts On The Lake

Hudson Valley artist Jeff Johnson will lead the “Make an Amazing Chair Workshop” at Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52, Lake Carmel, on Sunday, January 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Therapist Cops Guilty Plea to Sexually Abusing Patients

A well known family therapist practicing in both Putnam and Westchester pleaded guilty last week to sexually abusing two of his patients and now faces a lengthy period of incarceration. More...

Putnam People

… Army Pvt. JUSTIN A. SHEPPS has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). More...

Explore College Opportunity at Mount St. Mary Open House

Get a taste of the college experience, and enjoy the beauty of the Hudson Valley, at Mount Saint Mary College’s open house for high school students and their families on Sunday, January 26, at 330 Powell Ave. in Newburgh. More...

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