March 6, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

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...

Arts Coalition Teaches Life Skills at Studio Around the Corner

Dozens of Putnam’s newest residents are learning life skills thanks to the Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition. More...

Brewster Leads the State in Action on Vets’ Exemption

The Brewster School District has become the first in New York to adopt a new state law allowing school systems to grant property tax exemptions to eligible veterans who have up to now only been able to receive tax breaks on their county and town tax More...

Special Needs Children Learn From Dogs In Mahopac

Students enrolled in BOCES’ Collaborative Language, Academics and Social Skills Class at the Fulmar Road School in Mahopac have a pair of new “teacher aides” assisting them in their language development these days. More...

Outbursts Mark Ariano Rape Trial; Victim in Tears on Stand

Putnam County Judge James Rooney has had his hands full since last week presiding over the trial of a Carmel restaurateur accused of sexually assaulting a female employee last summer. More...

Restructuring Putnam D.A.’s Office OK’d

District Attorney Adam Levy will be restructuring his office by issuing merit salaries to assistant district attorneys at no additional cost to county taxpayers. More...

CHS Students Shine at Business Meet

Carmel High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) members have a bright future in the workforce. More...

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...

Putnam Readies for Restaurant Week

Good eating is on tap across the county!

Wedding anniversary around the corner? How about a birthday or other special occasion? More...

Michael Piazza Re-Confirmed as Commissioner of Social Services

Michael Piazza received the unanimous support of the Putnam Legislature and county’s administration Tuesday evening and was reconfirmed as Commissioner of Social Services. More...

BOCES Brochure Designed by Putnam Students

Two BOCES students enrolled in an Advertising and Digital Design course of study at the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES campus in Yorktown have helped to create the school’s Adult Education brochure. More...

Carbon Monoxide Alert Issued

Old Man Winter has dealt the northeast horrible weather this year with arctic cold and heavy snow. More...

Careers Receives Grant For School-To-Work Transition

The new year has begun on the right foot for CAREERS for People with Disabilities when the Carmel based non-profit received a check for $3,000 in support of the agency’s School-to-Work Transition Program. More...

House Under Construction Damaged By Fire

A blaze that was started in a fireplace ignited a larger fire that heavily damaged a home being renovated in Mahopac last week. The blaze broke out at 2 p.m. More...

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