January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Around the County

Person of Interest Queried in Putnam Lake Bank Heist

A 35-year-old resident of New Milford, Conn. is a “person of interest” in connection with the Jan. 21 attempted heist of the Putnam Lake Branch of the Putnam County National Bank. More...

Dad Gets Probation in Son’s Death

After a 13-year-old Brewster boy took his own life last January, the father was later charged with illegally possessing the gun that fired the fatal shot. A judge has now determined he will not be serving time in state prison. More...

Area Events in Brief

Scrapbooking! A no frills crop will take place on Feb 15th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Lake Carmel Community Center. Kick off special of $30 for ALL day scrapbooking. Lunch, Dinner, Snacks and Beverages included. More...

High Achievers

… JULIETTE LAWLESS of Mahopac was recently named to the Honor Roll for the fall term at Pomfret School. More...

Organizations to Benefit from Community Basketball Shoot-out

Start shooting those hoops! Final plans have been made for Putnam’s unique fundraising opportunity—the annual Carmel Rotary Club Basketball Shootout. The event this year is scheduled for March 15 at Carmel High School from 9 a.m. More...

Church Academy Offers State of Art Learning

Mission Church Academy, on Route 52 in the Holmes section of Kent, is in the midst of a reopening where parents of children aged three through K are encouraged to visit. More...

Carmel Firefighters Summoned Twice Within Two Minutes

It was a busy Monday morning for members of the Carmel Fire Department when back-to-back alarms sent volunteers in two separate directions. More...

Experts on Link Between Mental Illness & Substance Abuse

Community members are invited to attend an educational discussion about the connection between mental illness and drug and alcohol abuse. More...

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale