November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislator Dan Birmingham Purchases Historic Fowler House

Former Putnam Legislator Dan Birmingham and George Washington will soon have something in common.  Both men will have slept in the historic Fowler House in Southeast. More...

Tradition Continues at Matthew Paterson

Turkeys Cooked Outdoors, Over Open Fires

The great Thanksgiving feast at the Matthew Paterson Elementary School was picture perfect Tuesday when ideal weather conditions greeted the student body and more than 125 parent volunteers for the 37th annual tradition.  More...

Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner Attracts 800 to Mahopac

It takes a lot to surprise State Senator Greg Ball but the Putnam, Dutchess, Westchester lawmaker was not only astounded but completely flabbergasted last weekend over the turnout for the region's fourth annual Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner.  More...

A lot to be thankful for today  Free Access 

Power stays on for most residents

Putnam residents have a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving especially when it comes to electricity. More...

General Stories

Carmel Middle Schoolers Collect Food

Dozens of needy families sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday have a lot to be thankful for this year thanks in part to the students, staff and faculty at the Carmel Middle School. More...

Thanksgiving Baskets for Families in Need

A Latina women’s organization based in Westchester teamed up with the Studio Around the Corner in Brewster last Friday evening and distributed 150 bags of food to area residents in need.  OLE is based in New Rochelle but when organizers le More...

Kirsten Gillibrand Visits Brewster for Thanksgiving Preparation with Community Action Program

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Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A Sea Monster

The strange animal killed near Eastport, Maine, has been on exhibition in that city during the past two weeks.  This animal, part fish and part beast, is over thirty feet in length, and girths twenty-one feet. More...

Word of the Week

Collywobbles  pain in the abdomen and especially in the stomach : bellyache   More...

Letters to the Editor

Say No to Unfunded Mandates

To the Editor,  Budget season is a trying time for any community. This year, Putnam Valley was no exception, like the rest of our state; we’re placed in a position to run our town on a state-mandated 1.56% budget cap.  More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHUANG YEN  MONASTERY 2020 Rte 301, Carmel  845-228-4283/4288 baus. org bauscym@aol.com  Sunday programs: 9-10am  - Chanting and Meditation,  10-11am - Dharma Talk,  11am-12pm - Noon Book  Discussion Group More...

Breaking News - 12/3/2014 4:42 PM

Bicycle bandit hits Lake Carmel deli

Kent Police are on the look out for a bicycle bandit who robbed Deli Land, a popular delicatessen on Route 52 in Lake Carmel Tuesday night.   More...

Breaking News - 11/30/2014 9:56 AM

$38.9 million referendum proposed for Brewster Schools  Free Access 

Voting set for Dec. 9

Residents in the Brewster School District will be going to the polls Dec. More...

New York State Education Commissioner Visits Putnam Valley

New York State Education Commissioner John King hit a home run Monday when visiting Putnam Valley. More...

Sam Oliverio to Run for Putnam Valley Supervisor

Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio has made it official.  The 18-year veteran on the county Legislature, who lost a bid to unseat County Executive MaryEllen Odell earlier this month, is running for Putnam Valley supervisor next year.  On Electi More...

Abandoned Dog Found at Fahnestock Cops Investigate as Criminal Matter

A small white terrier dog has been found abandoned at Fahnestock State Park.  SPCA Chief Ken Ross reported the discovery Saturday of the three to four year old Maltese mix. More...

Worst is over as storm backs down in Putnam  Free Access 

Travelers advised to wait until cleanup progresses

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Around the County

Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar

Drew United Methodist Church on Gleneida Ave. in Carmel is holding its annual Holiday Bazaar and luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 6th, from 9 am to 3 pm. More...

Sentencing for Kent Convict Postponed

A 37 year old resident of the Hill and Dale Country Club in Kent, who spent time in state prison for causing the death of a Hopewell Junction father of three while under the influence of narcotics four years ago and was recently convicted on new char More...

French Music at First United Methodist Church in Brewster

The Putnam Chorale continues its Thirtieth Season of providing beautiful music to Putnam County with an all French program, The French Experience, on Sunday, December 7, at 3 PM at the First United Methodist Church, in Brewster.   More...

Enterprise

From The Chamber

Balanced Growth for Business

A lot of effort of late has gone into identifying and pursuing the types of businesses best suited to build our future around. More...

Sports

The Week Ahead

Brewster, Carmel, and Mahopac Sports

THURSDAY,NOVEMBER 27HAPPY THANKSGIVING!No events scheduled More...

New Mahopac Basketball Coach Harter Has a Team – And a Community – to Bring Together

Toughest job this winter?  Easy – new Mahopac High School boys' basketball coach Jim Harter.  And not because he has the traditional growing pains of being a first-year coach and bringing a team together and introducing a new style an More...

Zumba Enthusiasts Raise Money for Lupus Foundation

Fifty Zumba enthusiasts gathered at Mahopac Fire Department headquarters last weekend and raised money for the Lupus Foundation of America during a master class taught by six of the area’s finest Zumba instructors.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony P. Arena

Anthony P. Arena, age 84, of Pawling, NY, formerly of New Rochelle, NY, died on Friday, November 21, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.  Mr. Arena was born July 14, 1930 in the Bronx, NY to Paul and Rose (Cirrigione) Arena. More...

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