Hon. Howard F. Stockfield

Visitation Tue and Wed, Services Friday

The Honorable Howard F. Stockfield of Mahopac, New York, age 70, died peacefully surrounded by his family on November 19 in Valhalla, NY from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifteen years, Joan; five children, Jodi Mancusi and her husband James, Rick Stockfield and his wife Mindy, Dan Stockfield and his wife Amy, Jennifer Galluzzo […]

LEGAL NOTICES for November 24, 2011

LEGAL NOTICE State of New York Office of the State Comptroller NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the fiscal affairs of the town of Patterson for the period beginning on January 1, 2010 and ending on December 31, 2010 have been examined by the office of the state comptroller and that the report of examination prepared by the office of […]

Murder–Suicide Stuns Mahopac

The violent deaths of two friends and long-time Carmel Highway Department employees were termed senseless this week at services held for the two Mahopac residents. The murdersuicide has rocked the entire Town of Carmel. The heartbreak unfolded last Wednesday night around 10 o’clock when the Putnam 911 Dispatch Center received a call reporting a double shooting on Woodland Road in […]

Carmel Readies for ‘Holiday on the Lake’

Christmas Preparation

Seventy-five Christmas trees have been installed and on Saturday a small army of Santa’s helpers will decorate the trees on the shores of Lake Gleneida in preparation for the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s annual Holiday on the Lake. Each year the association sponsors the event that attracts thousands to the Putnam County seat. This year’s festivities take place on […]

Investigative Unit Comprises the Crème de la Crème

From murders, fatal auto crashes, aircraft and train accidents to missing persons’ reports, background investigations and writing bad checks, members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are summoned. The Putnam Sheriff’s Department BCI is recognized as one of the most professional police units in the Hudson Valley with a record of excellence that has resulted in numerous murder convictions and […]

Hold the Stuffing!

County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s first official act of her new administration was to pardon the turkeys. Odell traveled to Tilly Foster Farm last Saturday along with her predecessor Paul Eldridge and met with Ann Fanizzi, who organizes programs and activities at the Southeast farm. After a farm hand carried a 28-pound turkey from its pen to a large table, some […]

Kids Day Gives Back at Holidays

Thirty-one years ago, members of the Carmel High School Class of 1981 decided to give back to their community by hosting a holiday celebration on the first Sunday of December, and Kids Day was born. Since that time, every year dozens of Carmel High School students welcome hundreds of families to their school for an old fashioned holiday get-together consisting […]

Putnam’s Annual Entrepreneurial Spirit Celebration

From The Chamber

The next big countywide business networking event is upon us. The third annual Putnam County Chambers of Commerce “Ice Breaker” Networking Extravaganza, scheduled for the evening of December 1, 2011 at the Starr Ridge (Sheet Metal Workers Local #38) Banquet Center in Brewster, promises to be yet another landmark event for the fast-growing Putnam business community. The main attraction of […]

Eldridge Celebrated for Leadership

Dozens Walk To Prevent Suicide

Dozens of people were up early Sunday in order to walk to save lives. The stroll through downtown Carmel did not benefit the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, Mothers against Drunken Driving or the American Diabetes Association. Sunday’s walk under ideal weather conditions raised both funds and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The Out of […]