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Breaking News - 9/18/2015 4:23 PM

11 snakes removed from home in Lake Peekskill  Free Access 

Included a 13-ft-long python

Eleven snakes were rescued from a home in Lake Peekskill Wednesday after State Police determined the owner of the reptiles could not care for them.  More...

SHOCKER: DA Race Continues to November After Tendy Upsets Levy

There will be a race for Putnam County District Attorney after all. In a shocking upset on Primary Day, Putnam Republicans selected Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy as their candidate over incumbent D.A. Adam Levy.  More...

Hundreds Pause To Remember the Fallen

The tradition continued in Putnam on September 11, when 500 men, women and children paused and reflected on the terrorist attacks on the U.S. 14 years ago.   More...

Sheriff’s Department Sniffs Out New Bloodhound!

The canine crew at the Putnam Sheriff’s Department is about to expand.   More...

General Stories

Families Enjoy Kent Community Day

Hundreds jammed Ryan Town Park in Lake Carmel Saturday for what has become an end of summer tradition in Putnam County— Kent Community Day.  More...

Tractors of Yesteryear on Display at Tilly Foster

Jeff Hyatt remembered growing up in Holmes and how old-time artisans told him it took almost a year to drill a well with a waterwell drilling machine.  Hyatt, who now resides in Patterson, displayed his 1890 water-well machine powered by a 9-hor More...

SROs Introduced in Brewster

School resource officers “are the way to go.”  Those were the words of Brewster Board of Education President Stephen Jambor when introducing the three School Resource Officers assigned to the Brewster District for the 2015-16 school More...

Letters to the Editor

Put the Right People In Office

To the Editor:  It saddens me to see the way our country is moving further and further to the left. We now have a generation of hate. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Route 311 at Maple Ave., Patterson jangled@aol.com Holy Eucharist every Saturday afternoon at 5 CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Street, Carmel 845 More...

Birth Announcements

Charles Vincent Strung

Charles Vincent Strung was born on September 4, 2015, to parents Tabitha Marie Constantino and Sean William Strung of Putnam Valley.  Maternal grandparents are Mike and Lee Strung of Putnam Valley. More...

Breaking News - 9/22/2015 10:00 AM

Truck fire closes I-84 eastbound in Putnam  Free Access 

One lane now open; massive tie-ups

A tractor-trailer truck fire closed Route 84 in Putnam early Tuesday resulting in massive traffic jams throughout the eastern part of the county. The big rig caught fire around 6:30 a.m. More...

Breaking News - 9/21/2015 4:01 PM

Revered priest charged with sex crime  Free Access 

One of the region’s most revered clergymen is calling the Putnam Correctional Facility home following his arrest on felony charges of committing a criminal sexual act and first degree sexual abuse. More...

Something for Everyone at Brewster Founders Day

The Coalition for a Better Brewster has its work cut out for itself.  Sunday’s 24rd annual Street Fair that attracted more than 2,000 people to the downtown business district was called the “best yet.”  The annual event ce More...

Castle Point VA Hospital Not Closing

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has assured residents of Putnam County that the Castle Point Veterans Administration Hospital in Fishkill is not going anywhere.  More...

Joint Effort At Nichols Street Causeway

Motorists using Nichols Street in Kent will find a new road later this fall, once highway crews conclude a major renovation of the once dangerous narrow artery.  More...

Around the County

Oktoberfest This Weekend  Free Access 

The Knights of Columbus Loretto Council 536’s Oktoberfest is set to roll out on Saturday and Sunday, September 19, and 20, at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring from noon ‘til the park closes. More...

Archeological Society To Meet

The Putnam County Metal Detectorists and Archeological Society will meet on Wednesday, October 7, at the First Baptist Church of Brewster, 460 N Main St., Brewster, at 7 pm. Anyone interested in Metal Detecting is invited to attend. More...

HIGH ACHIEVERS

Volunteer Work   SUNY Oneonta  More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Events Present Opportunity For Local Businesses

One of the best ways for local businesses (and business leaders!) to gain much needed exposure – plus make real, tangible connections with residents and business owners of a community who are potential customers and networking partners – More...

Sports

Mahopac Soccer Beats Gorton

MAHOPAC – Max Lichtman scored two goals, and the Mahopac High School boys’ soccer team blew open a tight game in the second half with a 5-2 victory over Gorton.  Christian Shkreli opened the scoring in the 15th minute and Lichtman sc More...

Brewster Field Hockey Ties Up Ossining

BREWSTER – Amber Krisch scored on an assist from Emily Fego with five minutes left in the first half, and the Brewster High School field hockey team tied Ossining, 1-1, in a league match. More...

Mahopac, Brewster Both 1-1

The Mahopac and Brewster high school football teams could not sustain their Week 1 success and carry it into Week 2, as each struggled offensively and lost on Friday night. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard J. Mileto

Richard J. Mileto, 87, passed away at Danbury Hospital, September 5th, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.   More...

Ann M. Wiegand

Ann M. Wiegand, age 88, of Brewster, NY, died September 12, 2015, in Carmel, NY.   Ann was born on March 25, 1927, in Queens, NY, to Anton and Johanna (Hepp) Blersch. More...

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