September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Identify Those in 3-Fatality Wreck at State Line; All from Danbury  Free Access 

Updated with new info

Police have identified those killed and injured in wreck that followed police chase at state line. More...

Back to School!

Children in the Carmel, Putnam Valley and Haldane School Districts returned to class today (Thursday) following their summer recess.  More...

Carmel Cops Cleared In Stun Gun Death

The death of a 38 year old Mahopac man who died after being shot with a police stun gun will not result in criminal charges being filed against the officers involved.  More...

Acme Opens In Patterson With Great Fanfare

A new Acme supermarket opened with great fanfare Friday in Patterson.  The market on the site of the former A&P at 3010 Route 22 is the 17th store owned by Acme, a Pennsylvania based firm, located in New York State.  Acme President and More...

Politics

GOP Primary Pits Byrne Against McDonough  Free Access 

The most hotly contested race on Primary Day, September 13, pits Kevin Byrne against Suzi McDonough. The two have waged a bitter battle to succeed State Assemblyman Steve Katz, who has decided not to seek reelection in November. More...

Around the County

New FAA Drone Regulations In Effect

More than two years after a drone shot video at Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s wedding, the Federal Aviation Administration has finally laid out some new rules and procedures for drone operation, which are now in effect as of Monday.   More...

Star Gazing Party at Kent Library

Kent’s first Star Party will take place, weather permitting, on the Kent Town Center green, 25 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes, on Saturday, September 10, at 7:30 PM. More...

Last Buffalo Soldier to Serve at West Point Passes Away

Sanders “Matty” H. Matthews Sr. 1921 – 2016   When Sanders “Matty” H. Matthews Sr. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The population of the globe is estimated at 900,000,000. It is also estimated that a number equal to the entire population of the globe existing at any one time, passes away three times in every century.   More...

Word of the Week

homily \HAH-muh-lee\  noun : a usually short sermon; an inspirational catchphrase; also : platitude   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

ALFRED C. ROBBINS

Alfred C. Robbins, 85, formerly of Carmel, NY entered his new life on August 23, 2016, at his residence in Danbury, CT.  More...

CARL FISCHER

Sadly, Carl Fischer passed away on August 19 at just 69 years of age. Son of Theodore and Annette Fischer of 55 Glenna Drive, Carl grew up in Carmel.  More...

Breaking News - 9/6/2016 9:54 PM

Divers from Mahopac Falls FD assist at drowning scene

A 28 year old resident of Amawalk drowned Monday despite the efforts of emergency responders from northern Westchester and members of the Mahopac Falls FD Dive Team.Police recovered the remains of Darrin Dyckoff, 28, Tuesday from the murky waters of More...

Breaking News - 9/5/2016 2:48 PM

Patterson firefighters rescue horse from ditch  Free Access 

Patterson firefighters were summoned early Labor Day morning when a 1,000-pound horse fell into a drainage ditch. More...

Scouts Team Up to Create Garden at Veterans Home

The Veterans Home in Carmel enjoyed a wide variety of fresh vegetables this summer thanks to two Carmel scouts.  Michael Sweeney, a 2016 graduate of Carmel High School, and Sarah Smith, a senior at Carmel High, created a sustainable garden as pa More...

Familiar Faces Greet Customers At Tops Market

Customers shopping at the new TOPS Market at the Putnam Plaza in Carmel were greeted Sunday with a ‘hello’ and a handshake Hannaford’s employees who now will be receiving their paychecks from the upstate firm. More...

General Stories

Putnam Shopping Shuttle Nixed For Now

It’s a known fact that public transportation is lacking for residents of western Putnam County, making life extremely difficult for area senior citizens who no longer drive. More...

DMV Open for Business

Putnam County Clerk Michael Bartolotti wants the public to know that the Putnam DMV office is “open for business.”  Recent changes to registration and license renewal notifications have resulted in confusion for many customers.  More...

Jar Worthy Candles Lives Up to Name

Putnam’s newest business and one of the county’s most interesting opened Sunday at 14 Fair Street in Carmel.  Lifelong friends Dana Hanrahan and Danielle Raquzin conceived Jar Worthy, a shop that specializes in hand-poured soy candle More...

Sports

Renegades Falter At Lowell But Move Closer To Title

LOWELL, Mass. More...

Here We Go!

High School Sports Return And We Should Bask in the Time

After a two-month hiatus, high school sports are back! More...

Brewster, Carmel, Mahopac, Putnam Valley Have Last Tuneup Before Football Season

BREWSTER – A multi-team scrimmage at Brewster High School featuring Carmel and Putnam Valley, among others, was the final tuneup this past Saturday before Friday’s opening night of the football season. 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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Weekly Quotation

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