Kessman Farms … Has sweet corn, local produce, fresh baked pies, seasonal breads, and much more. Kessman Farms, 83 Route 22, Pawling. 845-878-7492. Valentina’s Restaurant … Wednesdays at Valentina’s Restaurant is all you can eat pasta for only $10. Valentina’s Restaurant, 4 Church St., Carmel. 845-228-9655. Dairy & Energy Stop … We offer fresh egg sandwiches every morning, except Tuesdays, […]

New Planning Board Member Takes His Seat

The Patterson Planning Board met this past Thursday to discuss possible business growth. The board also discussed a controversial topic, the resignation of Maria DiSalvo, a member of the board since 2003, and the appointment Ron Taylor to fill the remainder of her term. At his first meeting of the Planning Board, Taylor made an introductory statement for the record […]

Reducing Expenses Through Health Care Incentives

With federal stimulus, health care bills, bank bailouts and a New York State budget that is bewildering, most taxpayers wonder if and how governments will ever become fiscally responsible. The Village of Brewster Trustees ostensibly made a move in that direction last week with a resolution to help reduce the cost of employee health care. Health insurance for a single, […]

Scout’s Jamboree Celebrates 100 Years

On Sunday evening July 25, at l0pm, approximately 150 scouts from Westchester and Putnam Counties, including 9 scouts from Cannel Troop 1, loaded onto a coach bus headed for Fort AP Hills, Virginia, for the 2010 National Boy Scout Jamboree. This year is the 100th Anniversary for the Boy Scouts of America. The motto for this year’s jamboree: “The best, […]

Mahopac Teenager Found Dead in Sedgewood Club Home Af ter Party

Police continue to investigate the tragic death of a 16-year old Mahopac High School student who had been partying with friends at a home in the Sedgewood Club off Route 301 in Kent. Kent Police reported the death last Thursday of Alyssa Zingaro of Mahopac. Lt. Alex DiVernieri said at 3:40pm police received a 911 call reporting an “unresponsive female” […]

Teen Drowns in Mahopac Pool While Visiting Family

A teenager visiting Putnam County during a family get-together has drowned in a private pool in Mahopac. Alexander Schleuterman, 18, of Toledo, was at the residence on Woodbine Drive last Saturday when the tragedy occurred. Carmel Police Chief Michael Johnson said the homeowner and several other guests pulled the young man from the deep end of the pool around 4pm […]

County Continues to Fund Stormwater Retrofit Program

Putnam County continues to move forward with its Septic Maintenance Repair Program. At last week’s full meeting of the legislature, the nine member governing body guaranteed spending $8.2 million of East of Hudson funds— money given to Putnam County by New York City especially earmarked towards protecting the Big Apple’s drinking water found in reservoirs throughout the county. By funding […]


County Executive Race

If the Republican primary election for Putnam County Executive were held today and the candidates were Vincent Leibell and Mary Ellen Odell, for whom would you vote? (Among likely Republican voters in Putnam County)

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MAYSIE EMMALINE DOYLE Baby girl Maysie Emmaline Doyle was born on July 19, 2010, to parents Susan Butler Doyle and Brian Doyle of Beacon. The maternal grandparents are John and Mary Jane Butler of Stamford and the paternal grandparents are Judith Arbaugh Doyle and Dennis Doyle of Lakeland, FL. ROMAN GERARD FARINELLA Baby boy Roman Gerard Farinella was born on […]