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Breaking News - 11/25/2016 8:02 AM

George’s Thanksgiving tradition continues  Free Access 

For the 35th consecutive year, George’s Place, a popular restaurant in downtown Carmel, opened its doors to provide a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner for  some 50 area r More...

Schumer calls for electronic speeding devices on big trucks

Senator Charles Schumer has called on the United States Department of Transportation to finalize legislation requiring the installation of electronic speeding devices on large trucks, commercial buses and school buses weighing in excess of 13 tons. More...

Gobble Gobble!

Turkey will be the main attraction on Thanksgiving for thousands of Putnam families.  Just days before the big event, we traveled to the Glynwood Farm in Philipstown in order to meet the birds that, as of Monday, were being processed for Thanksg More...

General Stories

Fahnestock Park Welcomes Fall and Winter with Year-end Events

The seasons may be finally catching up with Putnam County, the prolonged summer warmth giving way to a past due autumnal and winter chill, but that did not stop Fahnestock Park from celebrating the reopening of its freshly renovated Canopus Beach fac More...

Putnam to Implement Animal Cruelty Registry Law

Animal cruelty is a serious problem resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year across the United States. More...

Power Outages Disrupt Sunday Activities

Strong wind gusts knocked down tree limbs onto utility wires Sunday resulting in a number of power outages throughout the region. More...

Sports

Haldane Falls to Cambridge in New York State Semifinals

KINGSTON – For the Haldane High School football team, it was over before it began. Almost literally. More...

Renegades Release 2017 Schedule

FISHKILL – Baseball? Already? Didn’t the Cubs just win the World Series less than a month ago? Yes. But it’s only 83 days until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, too. More...

Mahopac Wrestling Optimistic This Season

MAHOPAC – After going 9-10 in dual meets last season, the Mahopac High School wrestling team has a strong optimism for the 2016-17 season.  “Last year we were very young and struggled with injuries but we still went 9-10 and had a go More...

Birth Announcements

Birth Announcements

ENNIS WINTER LEE   Ennis Winter Lee was born on November 10, 2016, to parent Kristen Fleming and Jay Lee of Putnam Valley. Grandparents are Mark and Ruth Fleming (PA) and Chuan and Li-Yuin Lee (SC).  JACK LOUIS DUNNIGAN   More...

Breaking News - 11/30/2016 11:00 AM

Power outage forces emergency dismissal at two Brewster schools  Free Access 

Children attending class at the Henry Wells Middle School and CV Starr Intermediate School were sent home early Wednesday following a power outage on Route 312 in the vicinity of Farm-to-Market Road in Southeast.   More...

Breaking News - 11/28/2016 6:05 PM

Camera catches Mahopac resident littering; arrest said to be a first  Free Access 

A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged.  The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine.  More...

Downed pole a reminder of past tragedy for Kent Cliffs family

The holidays are always the most difficult for retired NYPD Lieutenant Terence Byrne and his daughter, Erin. More...

Thousands Remember Undersheriff Peter Convery  Free Access 

Thousands remembered a legend in the Putnam law enforcement community over the weekend, concluding with his funeral Monday morning. More...

Thanksgiving Dinner For Vets Attracts 500 To Mahopac Falls

The tradition continued when the Downstate Chapter of the Purple Heart Homes hosted Putnam's 6th annual Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner.  More...

Generosity & Thanks Abound at Holiday

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 th More...

Around the County

God’s Servants Unite at Peak Community

David Bass, known in Cold Spring as the former proprietor of Grand Cleaners, has been following the call of God for his whole life. More...

Historical Society Announcement

Calling all Kent Residents: Does anyone have any photographs, documents (grades, letters, valentine cards, etc.), or memories for oral histories of students, families or teachers from the KHS one room school house, 407 Farmers Mills Road? More...

Bobcats in Mahopac!

Two large bobcats were observed by a Mahopac man last week atop a rock wall on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac.  A.T. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

ELEPHANT ON HER HANDS

Emil J. Wallach, a circus promoter, his wife and their two children boarded with Mrs. More...

Word of the Week

guerdon \GUR-dun\  noun : reward, recompense   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