October 9, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

County Buses Have a New Look

Putnam Area Rapid Transit buses have a new enticing appearance that at the same time will reap benefits for county coffers. More...

Rotarians to ‘Fill the Truck’ This Weekend

Carmel Rotarians will be asking the public to “fill the truck” this weekend by donating groceries for local food pantries in the Carmel, Mahopac and Brewster area.  More...

Emerald Association Celebrates Anniversary

Saturday promises to be an evening for the ‘wearing of the green’ when the Emerald Association of Putnam County hosts its 40th annual dinner dance.  The affair is planned for the Vail’s Grove Pavilion in North Salem and will fe More...

Student Struck By Car on Way to School

A 15-year-old Carmel High School student was struck by a car Friday morning on his way to school.  Carmel Police said the unidentified youth was attempting to cross Gleneida Avenue at Route 301 around 6:40 a.m. More...

Fire Prevention is Year-Round Activity

Fire prevention is being called a year-round activity when boys and girls and people of all ages are taught to “learn not to burn.”  More...

Street Fair Welcomes Visitors to Downtown Mahopac

Members of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce hit a home run Sunday when thousands of people jammed downtown Mahopac for the hamlet’s 12th annual Street Fair.  More...

History Lesson on Constitution Island

New York’s former First Lady and current director of the Putnam Tourism Bureau Libby Pataki provided members of the county Legislature with a history lesson last week about one of America’s most treasured resources—Constitution Isla More...

Dorothy Killackey's ‘Musings’ Reflect on a Life Well Lived

Dorothy Killackey has affected the lives of many people during her 87 years—first as a mother, a school teacher, then in a career in real estate and most recently by her prose.   More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues Upward Move

Cash registers are still ringing across Putnam County, which means added revenue for county coffers.  More...

Anthony Scannapieco Returns as Putnam GOP Chairman

He’s back: After a four year absence as chairman of the Putnam Republican Committee, Anthony Scannapieco has been reelected to chair the county’s Grand Old Party.  More...

Southeast Teen Charged with Assault

An 18-year-old from Southeast is facing charges of assault for allegedly punching his mother during a family dispute.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department arrested John Power last week after receiving a 9-1-1 call reporting a family dispute at More...

Night at the Races to Raise Funds for Vatican Trip

A select group of Carmel High School students will be traveling to the Vatican to perform next spring.  Several fund raisers to help offset the cost to the teenagers and their families have been scheduled including Friday’s Night at the Ra More...

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‘No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.’ ~Hal Borland