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Spirits and Fundraising Putnam Relays for Life

Relays a Huge Success — Again!

Enthusiasm reached a fevered pitch on the Brewster High School campus Saturday evening when Putnam’s newest Relay for Life, a fundraiser that benefits the American Cancer Society, stepped off on the school’s track. More...

Erin Meagher Refuses To Resign From Brewster Village Board

Despite calls for her immediate resignation as a village trustee, now convicted former Greater Carmel-Mahopac Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Erin Meagher has refused to step down.  More...

General Stories

End of an Era in Putnam Valley

When Ed Hallisey walks out the door of the Putnam Valley Middle School for the final time later this month an era will end in local school history. More...

Future Arrives at Tilly Foster Farm for 20 BOCES Culinary Students

Twenty young men and women beamed with pride last week when hosting an open house and year-end celebration of the new Tilly Foster Educational Institute in Southeast.  Last fall, Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES officially opened its satellite More...

Patterson Town Judge Michael Caruso to Seek Reelection

Patterson Town Justice Michael Caruso, appointed last December to succeed John King who lost his battle with cancer, is seeking reelection this fall.  More...

Sports

Putnam Residents Fare Well In Hudson Walkway Marathon

POUGHKEEPSIE – Putnam County residents fared well on Sunday as Walkway Over The Hudson State Park held its third annual Walkway Marathon Race Series.  More...

Renegades Season Kicks Off: Media Day, Then Batter Up!

FISHKILL – The Hudson Valley Renegades’ 24th season begins on Friday, June 16, when the team hosts its annual Media Day to meet the incoming players.  The event will begin at noon at Dutchess Stadium.  More...

Pawling Youth Hockey Registration

Registration is open for the 2017-2018 hockey season for Pawling Youth Hockey. We have 5 co-ed age level travel teams as well as Midget boys and U19 girls teams. The program offers Learn To Skate for kids of all ages too. More...

Columns

Cunningham's Corner

Time’s March

We are surely reminded, all too rapidly and visibly this week, of time’s onrushing march forward. High school graduations abound (see page 1 for a roundup of the times and places).   More...

Perspective

A Caregiver Reflects on Her Son’s Brief Life

First, I just want to say thank you for asking me to speak tonight. Relay for Life is something that is near and dear to my heart. When my son was in remission just shy of two years old, we walked the survivor lap. More...

Winsome Gardening

(and Two Fantastic Salad Dressings)

First a word about Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Come on, you amazing HVSF peeps! You’ve already made me tear up twice in public and I haven’t even seen this season’s plays yet. The “Home” Gala on June 3rd did it. More...

Levy Wins $150K in Defamation Suit Vs. Smith  Free Access 

Complete Vindication for Ex Prosecutor

Former Putnam District Attorney Adam Levy has won $150,000 in a defamation lawsuit against Sheriff Don Smith – plus an admission of guilt that the county’s chief lawman had issued statements regarding Levy’s involvement with Alexandru Hossu that were More...

Spirits and Fundraising Highlight Putnam Relays for Life

Relays a Huge Success — Again!

The weatherman cooperated. Golden sunshine and pleasant breezes welcomed hundreds to the Patterson FD headquarters Saturday for Patterson’s 8th annual Relay for Life. More...

H.S. Commencements Start

High school commencement exercises begin this weekend when hundreds of area upperclassmen receive their diplomas and begin the next phase of their lives – be it college, the military or the world of work.  Graduations kick off on Saturday More...

Happy 100th Birthday Richard Huckell

Richard Huckell has seen it all during his 100 years – from growing up in upstate New York to his military service in Australia, working as a furniture upholsterer in Manhattan and since the late 1950s, residing in Lake Carmel.  More...

Enterprise

From the chamber:

Go Small or Go Home!

Getting “smaller” has been a philosophy I have been following for a long time. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Yorktown Horse Killed

On Thursday as Dr. Albert Strang of Yorktown, was driving down South Street, in Peekskill, in attempting to turn his horse around suddenly, the animal fell, upset the wagon and threw the doctor out. The horse died in a few moments. More...

Word of the Week

peregrinate /PAIR-uh-gruh-nayt/ VERB: to travel especially on foot : walk More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PutnamChabad.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 

ALBERT J. BOGERT

Albert J. Bogert, Jr, 87, a 16-year resident of Pawling, passed away at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, on Saturday, June 3, 2017.  Born in Brooklyn on July 10, 1929, he was the son of Albert J. Bogert, Sr and Mildred (Lohrman) Bogert. More...

STANLEY HOWARD MERSAND

Stanley Howard Mersand, 70, passed away peacefully on the evening of Friday, May 26, at Regional Hospice in Danbury, Connecticut.  More...

Anthony Cellamare

Anthony Cellamare, 57, of Brewster, NY died at Danbury Hospital Center on June 4, 2017, after a brief illness.   More...

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