August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner to step down next month

One of Putnam’s most prominent attorneys and current Philipstown Town Justice and Acting Cold Spring Village Justice Alan Steiner will be stepping down from his judicial posi More...

James Caldas Out as President of Putnam Hospital

James Caldas, who arrived as president of Putnam Hospital Center a little more than two years ago, is no longer in the post.  More...

Community Celebrates Half a Century’s Worth of Dedication

Half a century: take a minute to let how long a time period that is sink in. Fifty years ago, the Adam West Batman series had just started, there was no public internet, and a quarter could buy you a slice. More...

Local Teams Hit The Field

Brewster’s new Superintendent Valerie Henning-Piedmonte visited the BHS athletic field Wednesday and practiced with members of the Brewster Bears football squad. Full story on page 12. More...

General Stories

Hair Super Hero Teddy Erickson

The last time Teddy Erickson cut his hair was in the third grade.  The 19 year old counselor at the Patterson Recreation Day Camp decided last week that after 11 years, the time had come to shear his golden locks and when the camp celebrated Sup More...

Lois Lange, Long-Time Guideposts Executive, Passes

Lois Lange, formerly of Carmel, who was known for her volunteerism, memoir writing and public speaking, has died in Colorado at the age of 90.  Lange was employed for decades as benefits manager for Guideposts, at one time the largest inspiratio More...

Nimham Pow Wow Weekend

Native Americans as well as those interested in learning about local history will be in attendance this weekend at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent to celebrate the county’s 16th annual Daniel Nimham Pow Wow.  More...

Sports

Jones Earns Putnam County Amateur Golf Title

MAHOPAC – Playing on his home course, William Jones Jr. More...

South Trumps North At NY-Penn League All-Star Game

FISHKILL – Dutchess Stadium was alive with excitement on Tuesday night – at least until the rains came – for the annual   New York-Penn League North vs. More...

Brewster, Carmel, Mahopac Football Hit The Field

CARMEL – Day one of official high school football practice is something of a misnomer given that teams – in all sports – have been working out in various settings. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

ROBERT C. JOHNSON

Robert C. Johnson, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.  Born in the Bronx to Frank and Ruth Johnson, Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, as well as the Navy and Army reserves. More...

Breaking News - 8/23/2016 2:45 PM

Anthony DiPippo back in jail after online posts

Freedom has been short lived for Anthony DiPippo. Twice convicted of killing 12-year-old Josette Wright twenty-two years ago, DiPippo walked out of the Putnam Correctional Facility in early June after bail of $1 million was posted. More...

Breaking News - 8/22/2016 12:45 PM

Commotion at the Bear Mountain Bridge

The entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge in Continental Village resembled a cops and robbers thriller early Monday when police and emergency responders converged on the span following reports received of three men climbing the bridge’s east tower.&nb More...

Putnam Practices Safety At Sea

Recreational boating is big business throughout Putnam County, and the Sheriff’s Dept. is using incentives from ice cream to free life jackets to encourage good safety practices.   More...

Warning: It’s Only A Drill!

Heavily armed officers wearing bullet proof vests charged into the Putnam Valley High School Friday when a report of an active shooter was received.  THIS WAS ONLY A DRILL!  Yet the reality in which the exercise was carried out by members o More...

Pudding Street Overpass Improvement On The Way

The intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street in Putnam Valley is one of Putnam’s most dangerous crossroads. More...

Around the County

Metal Detecting Workshop At Library

Please join us at the East Fishkill Community Library on Wednesday, August 24, from 6:30-8pm for a fun, family friendly, free workshop on Metal Detecting: the Art of Treasure Hunting with Roger Young. More...

Upcoming Events at Bannerman

Experience extraordinary events with a visit to historic Bannerman Island on the Hudson:   FRI, September 16th, SAT., 17th and SUN., 18th - JUST OFF BROADWAY WKND!  More...

Marty Stuart Brings Decades of Country Music History To Daryl’s

One of the most passionate country music artists today, Marty Stuart and his band The Fabulous Superlatives, will perform at Daryl’s House on Saturday, Aug. 20. The five-time Grammy winner will prove that country music is alive and well. More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Calling Adventure Seekers – We Need A Team For Fireball Run!

We are currently looking for two people to embark on the 2,000-mile, epic journey to commemorate the Fireball Run's 10th Anniversary. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Eggs as Diet

On this subject, the Poultry Review has the following pertinent and suggestive remarks: Would it not be wise to substitute more eggs for meat in our daily diet? More...

Word of the Week

moil \MOYL\  verb : to work hard : drudge;  to be in continuous agitation : churn, swirl   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. More...

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