June 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MTA Cops Open Premiere K-9 Training Center

In the training of police dogs for mass transit scenarios, the most realistic and comprehensive training center in the nation was opened Wednesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department in Stormville. More...

Kayley Wulkan Is Full of American Spirit

Kayley Wulkan has a bright future. More...

General Stories

Birds Of Prey Day Attracts Nature Lovers

The Green Chimneys campus was a bit muddy Sunday due to intermittent rain squalls but that failed to dampen the spirits of thousands who attended the 24th anniversary celebration of Birds of Prey Day. More...

Zika Virus Action Plan Underway in Putnam

The warm weather has arrived and since Putnam County has already reported its first case of Zika virus, local health officials met with town supervisors across the county last week to coordinate efforts for mosquito education and control.   More...

Tax Break: Will The Fifth Time Be The Charm?

After four rejections in the NYS Assembly, Putnam lawmakers are hoping that local shoppers will be getting a tax break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear. More...

Editorials

PATTERSON ESCAPES FIRE

Hall’s Blacksmith Shop Afire; Discovered In Time

The Patterson News reports a narrow escape which our neighboring village of Patterson had from another conflagration in the following article :   More...

Word of the Week

Wisenheimer \ WYE-zun-hye-mer \  noun : smart aleck   More...

Letters to the Editor

Putnam Valley Library Tries Again

The Putnam Valley Library is going to try again to get the referendum passed this year after last year's failed attempt that had to be withdrawn because of substantial errors in their figures. More...

Birth Announcements

Scarlett Evans Marousek

Scarlett Evans Marousek was born on May 9, 2016, to parents Catherine and Andrew Marousek of Cortlandt Manor.  Maternal Grandparents: Maureen Connolly & James Cronin of Cortlandt Manor.  Paternal Grandparents: Denis and Karen Marousek o More...

Breaking News - 6/11/2016 8:41 PM

Mahopac skateboarder dies from injuries

A 14 year old Mahopac boy who suffered massive head trauma June 6 when struck by a car as he skateboarded near his home died Saturday at the Westchester Medical Center without regaining consciousness. More...

Breaking News - 6/11/2016 4:50 PM

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Patterson Relay for Life

The weatherman didn’t cooperate, but despite the rains, hundreds still participated Saturday in Patterson’s Relay for Life. More...

Boy Critically Injured In Skateboard Mishap

A 14-year-old Mahopac boy suffered massive head trauma Monday evening when struck by a car as he skateboarded near his home.  Carmel Police identified the victim as Michael Bongiovanni.  More...

Medals At Last For An American Hero of WWII

It took more than 70 years for Howard Buzzutto to be acknowledged as an American hero but on Monday, D-Day, the soon-to-be 91 year old Patterson resident received his long awaited recognition. More...

Greta Upham is A No. 1 Volunteer

Volunteers came in many shapes and forms throughout Putnam County. People volunteer for fire departments, ambulance corps, in area schools, nonforprofits, Girl and Boy Scouts, medical facilities and the list goes on and on. More...

Around the County

Secret Garden Tour Raises $10,000 for PARC

Partners with PARC hosted its 10th Annual Secret Garden Tour on Saturday, June 4. The event, a fundraiser for people with disabilities, raised just over $10,000 and hosted over 350 guests.   More...

Victoria Rose Meltzer Weds George Carroll Whipple, III

Victoria Rose Meltzer and George Carol Whipple, III were married Sunday, May 15, 2016, at Saint Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue in New York City. The Reverend Robert Dannals officiated.   More...

Christina LeRoy Weds Stephen Casey

Christina Renee LeRoy of Holmes, New York and Stephen Francis Casey of Danbury, Connecticut were united in marriage on Sunday, the Sixth of March, 2016, at three-thirty in the afternoon. More...

Sports

Amazing Final Run for Brewster Baseball

By now you should know all about one of the most phenomenal stories in recent memory. The Brewster High School season in a nutshell? Finished the regular season 9-11, snuck into the Section One, Class A baseball tournament as the No. More...

Great Season for Brewster Softball

It was another stellar season for the Brewster High School softball program. More...

Boys’ Lacrosse Finishes Well

What a run for the Putnam Valley High School boys’ lacrosse program this spring.  The Tigers finished 10-9 overall, going undefeated at 5-0 to win the Conference I, League B championship, and advancing all the way to the Section One semifi More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PuntamChabad.org Rabbi Avi Korer conducts Shabbat services Saturdays at 10:00am. Education director Michal Korer. Hebrew school Sundays 10am - 12pm No membership necessary. CHUANG YEN More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret L. Havlena

Margaret L. Havlena, a resident of Brewster, NY, died Monday, June 6, 2016, at her home. She was 90 years old.  More...

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