Hero Dog Saves Woman’s Life

Leaps In Front Of Moving Bus To Protect Blind Owner

A service dog owned by a legally blind Brewster woman has been credited with saving her life by throwing himself in front of an oncoming minischool bus Monday, taking the brunt of the impact. Brewster Village Police were summoned to the intersection of North Main Street and Michael Neuner Drive where they found the victim, Audrey Stone, 62, of North […]

Stiebeling Lawsuit Dismissed

Putnam County State Supreme Court Judge Victor Grossman has dismissed a lawsuit filed by former Putnam Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling — not on grounds that he was improperly dismissed, but that he failed to sign his oath of office within the required 30 days of his December 27, 2012, appointment. Stiebeling’s release as commissioner by County Executive MaryEllen […]

Carmel Junior Is a ‘Techno Machine’

When Dean Yorio’s teachers at the BOCES Fox Meadow High School in Yorktown have computer problems, they turn to Dean Yorio, a 17-year-old junior from Carmel who has earned the nickname “Dean, Dean the Techno Machine.” Yorio’s love for computers began years ago when the special needs young man researched the world of technology and, within a short time, built […]

Lucky Family Escapes Death

Four members of a Putnam Lake family en route to a gathering in Carmel are lucky to be alive after their car was struck by a falling tree on Route 311 in Patterson Saturday afternoon. The windshield of the BMW sedan was shattered by the force of the huge tree; however, none of the vehicle’s occupants suffered any physical injury […]

Cardinal Dolan Greeted Warmly in Lake Carmel

His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan turned on his Irish charm and scores of Putnam residents fell in love with the gregarious high priest. The Archbishop of New York who in 2009 replaced Edward Cardinal Egan upon his retirement, visited Our Lady of the Lake Church in Lake Carmel Sunday where presided over a mass signifying the conclusion of Forty […]

Horse Enthusiasts Everywhere Revel in Triple Crown Win

When American Pharoah crossed the finish line at Belmont on Saturday evening, the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown, New York and Putnam County horse fans were watching. “I watched it. I thought that horse was pretty amazing,” said Barbara Scuccimarra, herself a regular rider and a Putnam County legislator. It’s quite remarkable, when you see […]

Katherine Serpe is Semi-Finalist in Miss Teen USA Pageant

Katherine Serpe, a 16 year old Carmel High School sophomore, who competed for the title of Miss Teen USA, has finished in the Top 16 and was awarded a $29,000 scholarship to Lindenwood University. Katherine admitted when she was selected as a New York State finalist, “I had no idea of what I was getting into. My experiences in life […]

Summer Storytimes at the Kent Library

Registration began June 1st for summer storytimes at the Kent Library. In June we will have Wednesday gazebo storytimes for preschool children at 11 am on June 24, and a Saturday storytime for children ages 3 to 5 at 10:30 am on June 20. The Kent Library’s regular weekly storytimes will resume on July 7th, with programs for tots and […]

Kingsman Movie at the Kent Public Library

On Wednesday, June 17, at 2 pm the Kent Public Library will be showing the new movie “Kingsman”. A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program, just as global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Rated R. Come in from the heat, and enjoy a free afternoon movie! We’ll take a […]

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble to Feature String Trio With Flute at Season Opener

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will open its 2015 season with performances by its string trio with flute. The program will be performed on Saturday, July 18th, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary in the Highlands Episcopal Church at 1 Chestnut Street at the intersection of Routes 9D and 301 in Cold Spring, and on Sunday, July 19th at 4:00 p.m. […]