‘Bob Palmer Project’ Remembers Fallen Veterans in Brewster Area

An army of volunteers was up early Saturday to place Old Glory at the gravesites of every member of the military buried in greater Southeast. The Bob Palmer Project was started 29 years ago by World War II veteran Robert Palmer who, with the assistance of others, placed Old Glory near the headstone of every soldier, sailor, Marine, airman or […]

Property Taxes to Soar in Carmel Hamlet Due to Costly Water Fix

Capacity crowd for details: $1,127/yr/home, 20-yr bond

Residents in the Hamlet of Carmel can expect higher town tax bills in upcoming years now that the Carmel Town Board has authorized the issuance of $13.3 million in bonds for upgrades in the antiquated Carmel Water District No.2 One hundred-thirty five people crowded into the library at Carmel High School Wednesday evening for a marathon four-hour meeting related to […]

‘Shabbat Of Unity’ To Honor Victims Of Synagogue Shooting

Police patrolled outside synagogues and houses of worship Sunday throughout Putnam County in the wake of Saturday’s latest act of deadly attacks at houses of worship. A woman was murdered and three others shot by a 19-year-old crazed gunman at a Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, a community the size of Carmel located 25 miles north of San Diego. The […]

Saturday Is Putnam Passport Day

Putnam’s semi-annual Passport Day takes place Saturday at the Putnam County Office Building in downtown Carmel. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti and his staff will be on hand to provide passport information to local residents as well as accept passport applications. Bartolotti reminded the public that all United States citizens must present a valid passport when entering or re-entering the U.S. […]

High Achievers

Curry College is proud to announce that David Keogh of Mahopac has been inducted into Psi Chi, the International Psychology Honor Society. David is one of eight students from Curry to be inducted into this honor society this year. The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective […]



Things to Do

Hello Spring!

2019-On Select Tues.-6:45- 8pm Drug Crisis in our Backyard Spotlight Family Support Group at Mahopac Library. More info: MahopacLibrary.org Until May 5-“Hello Again: Art from Discards of Everyday Life”,exhibit at Mahopac Lib. More info: MahopacLibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext 108 Until May 7 Drawing Flowers and Other Living Plants at Reed Lib. More info/reg: 845-225-2439 Tues April 30-6pm Mindfulness Meditation and Book […]

The St James Thunder 7th Grade Girls’ basketball team

The St James Thunder 7th Grade Girls’ basketball team, from St. James the Apostle in Carmel, has completed an undefeated 15-0 season with a 42-31 win over St Patrick’s of Bedford in the championship game. The players went on a 14-2 run to start the game and never looked back. For three returning starters, Madison Carlo, Gianna Carlo and Jaydn […]

18 Recognized at Youth Awards Dinner

Seventeen students and one adult were recognized for their volunteer efforts at Putnam’s 34th annual Youth Awards Dinner. The recent affair at the Putnam County golf Course ballroom in Mahopac honored Brendan Fox, Charlotte Greene, Nora Paladino and Erin Renzi, all from Brewster High School; Eden Barone, Danielle Ferreira, Christos Kreatsoulas, Kayla Maguire and Rowan McGlynn, students at Carmel High […]