November 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam’s Bravest Prepare for the Worst

Putnam County is ready for disaster.  On Saturday, a mock train calamity occurred on Metro- North tracks in Brewster and emergency services personnel from throughout the county in addition to northern Westchester rushed to the scene.  More...

Gang Fight Under Investigation in Putnam Valley; Youth Gravely Injured

A gang assault in Putnam Valley Saturday night resulted in critical injuries to a young victim.  State Police said the incident took place at 10:15 p.m. More...

General Stories

False Report Of Violence Results In Chaos Throughout Area

A deliberate but false report of a vicious attack at a group home adjacent to the Centennial Golf Club at the Southeast-Carmel line Friday afternoon sent in the troops as dozens of police officers from throughout the county were pressed into action.& More...

Susan Zoon Displays Work In Brewster

Susan Zoon’s unusual colorful masks immediately bring a smile to the face of viewers at the Studio Around the Corner.  More...

Putnam to Launch New Shuttle Service

Putnam County’s Transportation Manager Vincent Tamagna is all smiles these days. More...

Enterprise

DeCicco’s Recognized for Giving Back

Christmas came a bit early in the Brewster School District but no one is complaining. More...

School News

CHS Music Program, A Grammy Signature School Semi-Finalist

The Carmel High School music program has made headlines this year by performing at the Vatican, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Yankee Stadium and at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park when the Vietnam Moving Wall visited. More...

Middle Schoolers Give to Putnam Humane

Three seventh graders at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster have gone the extra mile to assist dozens of dogs and cats housed at the Putnam Humane Society in Carmel. More...

Thanksgiving Arrives Early in Carmel School District

Thanksgiving arrived a week early in the Carmel School District when last Thursday 173 seniors were treated to a home cooked turkey dinner with all the trimmings thanks to the district staff. More...

Breaking News - 11/24/2015 4:56 PM

Pre-thanksgiving tragedy in Carmel  Free Access 

A Stormville woman was critically injured hours before Thanksgiving when run over by a Jeep in the parking lot of the Shop-Rite Plaza in Carmel. Tuesday’s mishap occurred around 10 a.m. More...

Mahopac Fire Budget Cut by $550,000

Repercussions from a $5 million shortfall in the Mahopac Fire Department’s treasury – allegedly resulting from the embezzlement of taxpayer dollars by a former member of the volunteer fire fighting service – have cost the fire depar More...

Generosity Abounds At Thanksgiving

The generosity of Putnam residents abounds this week and because of the bighearted, more than 400 families who otherwise might have celebrated Thanksgiving with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich will be sitting down to a full course turkey dinner, t More...

Around the County

MaryEllen Odell and Don Smith are ‘Good Scout’ Honorees  Free Access 

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell and Sheriff Don Smith have received many recognitions over the years – but perhaps nothing more meaningful than the Good Scout Award presented to them both last Thursday at a breakfast ceremony in Mahopac, orga More...

Putnam Family and Community Services Clients Treated to Thanksgiving Dinner

For the past 20 years, clients enrolled in PROS Rehabilitation Services at Putnam Family and Community Services have been treated to a delicious homemade Thanksgiving dinner courtesy of counselors and staff. More...

Single Engine Plane Crashes Near Putnam Border

A search effort is underway today for a single engine plane believed to have crashed last evening in the Titicus Reservoir in North Salem about a mile from the Putnam border. More...

Cultural Events

Cultural Arts Coalition Assists Young and Old Alike

Southeast’s Cultural Arts Coalition continues to is unify the greater Brewster area by presenting the Community Connection—a series of classes for non-native speakers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Vote No On Putnam Valley School Referendum

To the Editor:  More...

Praise for Vets’ Dinner

To the Editor:  I want to praise the sponsors, volunteers, and friends who hosted the 5th Annual Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, November 21, at the Putnam Golf Course. More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

DREW UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 28 Gleneida Aenue, Carmel, 845-225-2019 www.4UMchurches.com, drewumc1@gmail.com Pastor Jenn Tiernan-Bindler Worship Service 9:30am Sunday Suicide Loss Support Group Second Wednesday of Month 7pm Use side door More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Walter J. Osnoe Jr.  Free Access 

Walter J. Osnoe Jr., age 85, of Carmel, NY, died peacefully on November 24, 2015 at Waterview Hills Nursing Home, Purdy’s, NY.  More...

Joann Bade

Joann Bade, of Carmel, NY, died on November 10, 2015, while visiting her daughter, Patricia, and family, in the Netherlands. She had a wonderful week celebrating her 87th birthday.   More...

Claire Brizzolari

Claire Brizzolari, of Brewster, NY, and Vero Beach, FL, died October 26, 2015, at Ridgefield Crossings. She was 84 years old.   Claire was born November 17, 1930, in the Bronx to Frank and Harriet (Cisneros) Conway. More...

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