April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Democrats At Center of Corruption Probe

The New York State Board of Elections investigating 2014 fundraising efforts of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has charged that the mayor conducted political campaigns out of City Hall which involved Democrats seeking state office in Putnam Count More...

Here Comes the Judge: Reitz or Capone?

Putnam County Judge James Reitz will be seeking reelection to a new 10- year term this fall and will be challenged by Putnam Valley Town Justice Gina Capone. Reitz is a Republican and Capone a Democrat. More...

Hundreds Take Part in Putnam’s Heart Walk

Sunny skies and pleasant morning temperatures greeted more than 1,000 men, women and children Sunday who participated in Putnam’s annual Heart Walk on the Brewster School District campus. More...

General Stories

Military Collectible Show Called The Best Yet

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

Lawmakers Rebuild Economic Panel

The creation of a new Putnam Industrial Development Agency took place Monday evening during a special meeting of the Putnam Legislature, when four of seven members were appointed. More...

Doo Wop Oldies Show Returns to Mahopac High

Get those bell-bottom trousers out of storage. Clean up the white bucks or saddle shoes! More...

Sports

Putnam Valley Girls In Sports Day Is Success

On Sunday, April 24, the Putnam Valley Booster Club hosted a Girls In Sports Day at the Putnam Valley High School. More...

Carmel Softball Falls To Putnam Valley

CARMEL – Kaitlyn Valentinetti had a big day last week for the Carmel High School softball team, but it wasn’t quite big enough to overcome Putnam Valley. More...

Mahopac Boys’ Tennis Downs Lourdes Must

MAHOPAC – Alin Basuljevic and Jared Raiola both won their singles matches, helping the Mahopac High School boys’ tennis team to a 5-2 victory over Our Lady of Lourdes on Monday. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James McDougal

Beloved husband and Father, James “Jim” Thomas McDougal passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016. Jim was 67, born on August 20th, 1948, at St. More...

Evelyn Nicholson

Mrs. Evelyn Nicholson died peacefully on April 11, 2016, in Arcadia, Florida. Evelyn Pinckney was born on Nov. 7, 1917, in Maybrook, New York. She was the daughter of Farron and Ethel Pinckney. More...

Breaking News - 5:27 PM

Zombie Homes, the Great American Bank Robbery  Free Access 

Poorly maintained bank-owned foreclosed homes and zombie properties are costing Putnam taxpayers $1.23 million in property value depreciation each year. More...

Breaking News - 3:39 PM

Two Putnam high schools evacuated Monday  Free Access 

Students at two Putnam high schools had abbreviated days in class Monday as the result of evacuations. More...

It’s Batter Up for Prep Sports

Top: Michelle Boccia of Carmel at the plate during their loss to Putnam Valley this week. More...

Traffic Chaos Causes Headaches

Drive through the county seat these days and you had better expect massive traffic delays. More...

17 Years Later, Micaela Manteo Recalls Her Brush With Death

Micaela Manteo recalled last Friday that 17 years ago this month, she found a bottle of baby powder in her room. She ended up gravely ill. More...

Around the County

Boat Auction Saturday

The Lake Carmel Park District will hold a boat auction at the Lake Carmel Maintenance Building on 8 Champlain Road, near Beach #5 off route 312, in the Town of Kent on Saturday, April 30th, at 9 am, with a preview time of 8 am. More...

Candidates File To Run For School Board

School election day takes place next month across New York State and in Putnam County, in addition to budget referendums, voters will have the opportunity to elect members to Boards of Education. More...

National Day of Prayer is May 5

The 65th Annual National Day of Prayer is on Thursday, May 5, where believers across the country will mobilize together in prayer for our nation on a grand scale. More...

Enterprise

Chamber Column

Fireball Run Is Coming To Putnam County

We got some great news this week from Orlando, Florida – the international adventure travel series Fireball Run is going to include Putnam County destinations in its itinerary for its September visit to New York State in this, its 10th Annivers More...

Editorials

Butterfield Contest

Probate Of Will Involving Millions Stopped By Judge Stapleton

A stay, stopping all proceedings in the probate of the will of the late Julia Lorillard Butterfield, widow of General Butterfield, of Cold Spring, was one of three new turns in the legal fight over the Butterfields’ millions taken on Saturday. More...

Word of the Week

Hie \HYE\ verb : to go quickly : hasten; to cause (oneself) to go quickly 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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