March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunday the Day For Green!

Everyone will be a “little bit Irish” in Putnam County Sunday when the county’s 38th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at 2 p.m. in Mahopac. More...

County Loses Gun Permit Suit, But Pledges Appeal

Putnam County has lost a lower-court battle to keep secret the pistol permit records of county permit holders, but leaders vowed Wednesday to appeal. More...

Master Plan Sought for Tilly Foster

While a chilly wind blew across the barren fields and empty barns at Tilly Foster Farm last week, four miles away inside the Carmel Cornerstone Park, a SRO crowd listened with interest as County Executive Mary Ellen Odell and members of her administr More...

General Stories

Super Bingo Raises Funds for New School Playground in Kent

Nine-year-old Nate Lanzarotta announced the numbers like a pro, as dozens of Bingo players checked their cards Friday night at a Super Bingo fundraiser that will assist the construction of the Imagination Station 2 playground. More...

Science Fair Brings Out Future Researchers in Carmel

One hundred sixty-five students attending the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel created nearly 300 projects that received rave reviews last weekend at the school's 38th annual Science Fair. More...

White House Honorable Mention is Latest Success At Mahopac High

Students at Mahopac High School are reaching for the stars and have been recognized from the White House on down. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

alies reduce forts at mouth of dardaneles

London, Feb. 20.— The combined fleet of the Allies reduced the outer forts of the Dardanelles and is continuing its bombardment to smash all the fortifications of the strait. More...

Word of the Week

Decoct

to extract the flavor of by boiling More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

Chabad Jewish Center Of Putnam County 5 Fair Street Carmel 845 225 4770 www.Putnamchabad.Org Christ Episcopal Church Route 311 At Maple Ave., Patterson Jangled@Aol.Com Chuang Yen Monastery 2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 More...

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Update: Metro-North Restores All Service to and from Grand Central Terminal  Free Access 

Full Schedules on Hudson Line, Harlem and New Haven Lines; Some Delays and Crowding Possible

MTA Metro-North Railroad has restored all service to and from Grand Central Terminal after an explosion and building collapse next to Metro-North’s tracks running above Park Avenue More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2014 11:44 AM

'Pac School Suspensions Up to Eight After Racially Charged Game

Updated with new info; offensive Tweets at issue; tensions high
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Maloney and Ball, Unlikely Allies, Team Up to Help Vets

Politics was placed on the back burner Saturday when Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney of Cold Spring and Republican State Senator Greg Ball of Putnam Lake hosted a roundtable at Carmel Town Hall in Mahopac to promote legislation creating a More...

Troubled Man & Bomb Scare Shut Down County Seat

Downtown Carmel was shut down Thursday afternoon after a motorist was observed driving along Route 52 in a black Ford Crown Victoria police vehicle equipped with spot lights and other emergency equipment – and the driver had wires protruding fr More...

Around the County

Teacher Accused of Stealing Money

A popular Westchester school teacher residing in Carmel is facing grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing more than $26,000 in student fundraising projects. More...

AARP to Meet in Mahopac This Weekend

Putnam County AARP Chapter 1183 will hold its monthly meeting at the William Koehler Center, Rte 6. Mahopac, on March 8 at 1 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. for early members. More...

Rolison Backed by Putnam GOP

Dutchess County Legislature Chairman Robert Rolison hopes to change his title on January 1, 2015 to State Senator Robert Rolison representing constituents in the 41st District that encompasses Kent, Putnam Valley and Philipstown as well as sections o More...

Enterprise

From the Chamber

Successful Partnership at Golf Course Sets Example for Other Initiatives

The so called “P3” strategy – developing public/private partnerships for economic and community development projects – is an effective tool used by businesses and government leaders. More...

Sports

’Pac Boys Lose in Semifinals

WHITE PLAINS – This was not how the Mahopac High School boys basketball team wanted the game to end on the court. And this certainly was not how Section One officials wanted the game to end off the court. More...

Mahopac Girls Advance to Championship Before Falling

WHITE PLAINS – What a wonderful, glorious, crazy ride it was for the Mahopac High School girls basketball team. More...

Brewster Wrestlers Fare Well

ALBANY – It was a weekend of firsts for Gino Gioielli and a weekend of records for Liam Erickson. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George J. Moriaz

George J. Moriaz, a 25-year resident of Wappingers Falls, formerly of Margaretville and Cold Spring, died peacefully at his son’s home in Brewster on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 92. More...

James N. See

James (Jim) N. See of Carmel passed away on February 28. He was born on June 20, 1952 in Mt. Kisco to Lillian and Charles See. He graduated from Brewster High School in 1970. More...

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