April 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chicken Ordinance Moves Closer To Becoming Reality

When it comes to raising live chickens on one’s property, people are passionate on both sides of the fence.  More...

Stations Of The Cross Celebrated In Brewster

Good Friday was observed at churches throughout Putnam County on the day that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, followed by glorious Easter services on Sunday.  More...

General Stories

Putnam Rotarians Welcome District Governor to Mahopac

Rotarians representing chapters from Carmel to Cold Spring welcomed District Governor Louis Turpin with open arms last week at a joint Rotary luncheon in Mahopac. More...

9-1-1 Dispatchers Are A Special Breed

Putnam County’s 9-1-1 dispatchers are the first to people the rest of us call in the event of crisis or emergency.   More...

Military Collectible Show Takes Place On Saturday in Patterson

Putnam’s annual Military Collectible Show is expected to attract people of all ages to the Patterson Recreation Center Saturday for a look back in time.   More...

Editorials

ELECTRICITY KILLS

Mother And Son Stricken At Croton Falls

Croton Falls, Saturday—An accident which cost the life of Mrs. Daniel Juengst, and her son, Daniel Juengst, Jr., occurred today. Mr. More...

Word of the Week

xylography \zye-LAH-gruh-fee\  noun : tthe art of making engravings on  wood especially for printing   More...

Columns

Pediatrician/ Gardener/Artist

(and Peter Gergely’s Wild Dandelion Salad)

Katherine Whiteside   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...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Fred T. Krueger

(April 29, 1924 - April 11, 2017)  More...

MARGARET MARY (KING) BILY

Margaret Mary (King) Bily, 66, died peacefully on April 15, 2017 surrounded by her family at her home in Purdys, NY. She was the beloved mother of Allison and Billy (Andrea) and the most dedicated and cherished grandmother of Kaelyn. More...

ANNA MARIE EVANS WARD

Anna Marie Evans Ward, a 41-year resident of Patterson, NY, died Friday April 7, 2017, at her home. She was 77 years old.  Mrs. Ward was born on December 8, 1939, to the late Mabel Awrytis Evans and Theodore Evans. More...

Donation Of Donkey Cart Makes Easter Special

Tears of joy filled Gloria Maloney’s eyes Friday afternoon when reflecting on the kindness and generosity of a Patterson couple who donated a concrete donkey cart to the Carmel woman. More...

Town Remains In Uproar, As Carmel Revaluation Numbers Headed To Tax Roll

Get ready for World War III! Carmel’s revaluation that dramatically increased property values along lakefront parcels by as much as $30,000 will be placed on the town’s tax roll on May 1. More...

Health Walks This Sunday

Hundreds of residents will be up early Sunday to participate in walk-a-thons.  Putnam’s Heart Walk takes place at Brewster High School while the county’s annual MS Walk will take place at the Mahopac FD.  The American Heart Asso More...

Around the County

Reverie Caffe Welcomes Music Showcase

The Reverie Caffe in Patterson will be the home of April’s Music Hall Showcase, presented by Jacque’s Giant Hudson Valley Music Show of WPWL 103.7, on Friday from 8-10pm.   More...

Erin Meagher Cased Adjourned Until Next Month

Erin Meagher, a highly recognized fixture in Putnam’s business community who was arrested last month for allegedly using Chamber of Commerce money like a “personal slush fund,” appeared in Carmel Town Court last week and had her cas More...

Missing Wallaby Spotted In Brewster

“Indy the wallaby,” who has been on the lam for the past three years, has been spotted in Brewster.   More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

It’s Time For Action On Putnam’s Taxes

With the recent hullabaloo about taxes, the facts are clear. Even without the “reval” going on in Carmel, Putnam County’s taxes are just HIGH. The New York City suburbs pay the highest taxes in the nation. More...

Sports

Mahopac, Carmel Split In Baseball

CARMEL – On the first real nice day of spring 2017, the Carmel High School baseball team put together a real nice rally to claim victory.  Down 4-2, the Rams put a five-spot on the board in the bottom of the sixth inning last week (Monday) More...

Brewster Continues Solid Start

PEEKSKILL – The Brewster High School softball team continued its hot start to the season with two more wins last week.  In the first game, Brewster held off a six-run bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Walter Panas, 8-6.  More...

Mahopac Softball Shuts Out Port Chester, Beats Carmel

MAHOPAC – Leave it to the youngster.  Eighth-grader Shannon Becker threw a two-hitter for her first varsity win as the Mahopac High School softball team shut out Port Chester, 3-0, in a non-league game.  Becker struck out 10 and didn& More...

Birth Announcements

Andrew Joel Rogan

Andrew Joel Rogan was born on March 30, 2017, to parents Kelly and John Rogan of Mahopac. Grandparents are Robert and Patricia Reed (Cortlandt Manor), and Eileen Rogan (Yonkers) and John Rogan (Las Vegas).   More...

Layla Avery Helm

Layla Avery Helm was born on March 18, 2017, to parents Laura and Ryan Helm of Lake Peekskill. Grandparents are Maria Chan (Old Tappan, NJ), and Kristin and Bill Helm (Lake Peekskill), and Jayeanne Helm (Chester).   More...

Pedro Humberto Suero Rivera

Pedro Humberto Suero Rivera was born on March 15, 2017, to parents Jennika Suero and Humberto Rivera, Jr. of Brewster. Grandparents are Espedita Santos and Pedro Suero (Yonkers), and Carmen Vazquez (Puerto Rico).   More...

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Weekly Quotation

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