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Charles Rodda Comes Home, Blackhawk-Style

U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Charles Rodda flew home in style last week culminating a 35-year military career by landing his Blackhawk helicopter at Danbury Airport. More...

Dogs And Children Learn From Each Other At Green Chimneys

Shelby has made life special again for Barbara Volz. More...

General Stories

Sixth Graders End School Year By Dropping An Egg

Mahopac Middle School sixth graders will remember their final days of class for years to come.   Students took part in an unusual Egg Day event by designing containers for eggs that were dropped off the roof of their school building.  More...

Diane Chipman: 30 Years of Heartfelt Service

Dianne Chipman bid the Putnam Housing Corporation a fond farewell Friday following a glorious 30-year career of helping people.  More...

Bi-Partisan Road Reclamation Projects Underway in Kent  Free Access 

Politics be damned! Republicans and Democrats are working together for the betterment of residents of the greater Lake Carmel-Kent area. More...

Editorials

Perspective

Churchill’s Fourth of July

“I shall always remember how each Fourth of July my Mother would always wave an American flag before my eyes,” Prime Minister Winston Churchill told Congress in December 1941. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Jabots are worn more than ever.   Tinted veils are very fashionable.   The fashionable fan is of medium size.   Veils cover the whole face this summer.   Jubarry lace is popular for dressy jabots. More...

Word of the Week

grok /GRAHK/  verb : to understand profoundly and intuitively   More...

Letters to the Editor

Smith Award A Disappointment

Editor’s Note: This letter was also sent to Lt. William Carbone, of the FBI National Academy, New York State-Eastern Canada Chapter.  To the Editor   More...

Putnam Residents Holding the Bag

To the Editor:   Sheriff Smith recently lost a defamation case to former County District Attorney Adam Levy and has issued a public apology. On June 13, 2017, in his own words Smith wrote:  More...

Thank Smith, Then Move On

To the editor:   More...

Breaking News - 7/6/2017 5:13 PM

$3 robbery and stabbing leads to arrests  Free Access 

A Brewster man is recovering from a stab wound while two young toughs are cooling their heels at the Putnam Correctional Facility facing felony charges following an early morning assault and robbery in downtown Brewster.State Police reported the arre More...

32 New U.S. Citizens Are Proud to Be Americans

Thirty-two of America’s newest citizens recited their oath of allegiance to the United States and received a rousing ovation at the historic Putnam Courthouse.  Wednesday’s naturalization ceremony, attended by family and friends of t More...

14 Years of Hobnobbing With Donald Trump  Free Access 

Chris Devine has worked more intimately with Donald Trump than most men on earth. Devine, 57, a resident of Southeast, served for 14 years as executive chef of the Trump organization. More...

Around the County

Guide Dogs Practice Distraction Day in Putnam

A recent Friday was a dream come true for dog lovers in Cold Spring. At each street corner and at every turn, Labrador Retrievers had taken over. More...

The ‘Uber’ Impact of Ride sharing on Putnam County

Ridesharing is the rage in New York State lately, and for Putnam County there is significant excitement at the potential of having a ride a few clicks away on your smartphone. More...

CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Sports

SUMMER SPOTLIGHT: Mahopac Football

On Friday, June 16, new Mahopac High School football coach Dominick De- Matteo held his first team meeting and told the returning Indians that the program would participate in the   Block & Tackle Football Camp at Somers the following week.& More...

Golf Course Profile: The Garrison

(Editor’s Note: This is the first in a weekly series spotlighting Putnam County’s golf courses.)   GARRISON – The Garrison is not so much a golf course as it is a destination.  There’s an inn, for lodging.  Ther More...

Renegades to Host Special Needs Baseball Camp

FISHKILL –The inaugural Disability, Dream & Do (D3) Baseball Camp, a “Think- DIFFERENTLY” event, will be at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill on Saturday, July 15, with the Hudson Valley Renegades. More...

Columns

Gardening Gusto

Bulbs All Year (and Shallot S’mores)

Bulbs are the bodacious pathway to a garden full of flowers and food all year long. Everyone loves springtime’s daffs and tulips and, glory be, I’m already getting my fall bulb catalogs in the mail. 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 

JOHNNY KEEFE

Johnny Keefe, a life-long Brewster New York resident, died peacefully Monday June 26, 2017, at Regional Hospice in Danbury, CT, with his family at his side after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was 52.  More...

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Weekly Quotation

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