September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Court Tells Putnam To Turn Over Pistol Permit Names

A New York appeals court has found that Putnam County is obligated to turn over the names of more than 11,000 people who hold concealed carry permits. More...

Three Rescued as Boat Sinks

Recovery operations continue this week for a motorboat submerged in 60 feet of water in Lake Mahopac. The boat, allegedly operated by an intoxicated pilot, sank in the deepest part of the lake last week, for unknown reasons. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Name The Museum’s Fisher

A unique donation to the Southeast Museum needs a name! An adult fisher, professionally mounted by a taxidermist, was recently donated to the museum by a Carmel resident. More...

General Stories

Brewster Founder’s Day is Best Yet

The 25th anniversary celebration of Brewster Founder’s Day was tabbed the “best yet.” Despite overcast skies with intermittent drizzle, crowds estimated at more than 2,000 jammed the village’s main thoroughfare for an old fash More...

Forty-Six Area Residents To Become Naturalized

Putnam County’s 3rd Naturalization ceremony within the past year will welcome 46 of America’s newest citizens. The event takes place next Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Historic Putnam Courthouse. More...

Putnam Valley Announces Scholarship Semifinalist

Putnam Valley High School senior Mariana Silva is a National Merit Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

You’ve heard me talk often about Fireball Run and its November 30/Oct. 1 visit to Putnam County, during its statewide sweep that will result in 13 of 26 season episodes being filmed in the state of New York. More...

Editorials

Word of the Week

tog \TAHG\ VERB: to dress especially in fine clothing — usually used with up or out  More...

Perspective

Misleading, Inaccurate Info on Butterfield

In my opinion, misleading information has been distributed to the public regarding the Butterfield Senior Center project. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

An example

Commander John Downes, whose death occurred a few days ago, was when twelve years of age, it is said, sent from home by his father with a pack on his back and told to seek his fortune at sea. More...

Breaking News - 2:51 PM

Dissenting lawmakers question legality of busing senior citizens to meeting  Free Access 

Two members of the Putnam Legislature want State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate whether or not the county acted properly by transporting a bus load of senior citizens from the Cold Spring area to Carmel in order for them to attend More...

Season-Saving Win For Carmel Football Over ’Pac

Carmel’s Andrew Dileo jumps up over Mahopac’s Anthony Ocello for a 25-yard touchdown reception during Carmel’s 21-0 win over Mahopac. Story on p. 13. More...

Brewster Founder’s Day a Huge Success!

The tallest man in the village, standing more than 11-feet with the help of stilts, was a favorite attraction. See story and more photos, page 3! More...

Library Must Wait For Expansion

Brewster Library officials were hopeful that a special referendum could be placed on the November ballot asking residents of Southeast for permission to expend $2.9 million worth of renovations on the current antiquated facility. More...

Around the County

Hundreds Attend Family Fun Day in Patterson

The tradition in Patterson continued Saturday when people of all ages flocked to the town’s Recreation Center for a Family Fun Day celebration. More...

Blues and Barbecue Festival Draws Large Crowds

Delicious melt in your mouth barbecue brisket and ribs carved by chef Mike Ingber highlighted last weekend’s 5th annual Blues and Barbecue Festival sponsored by the Patterson Rotary Club. More...

Attempt to Derail Senior Center Fails

One final attempt by dissenting lawmakers to derail the Cold Spring senior center project has failed – but not before heated exchanges between lawmakers opposed to the project and those in favor permeated a meeting room at the County Office Bui More...

Sports

Carmel Thumps Mahopac, 21-0, in Classic Football Rivalry

CARMEL – Oh, did the Carmel High School football team need this. Staring at an 0-3 start and virtual elimination from the postseason, the Rams rallied with their best game and saved their season Friday night, beating archrival Mahopac 21-0. More...

Letters to the Editor

Regarding Judge James F. Reitz

To The Editor, We have known James F. Reitz, Esq., as an attorney, local Justice, and currently our County Court Judge. 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 

VIRGINIA MIKALSEN

Virginia Mikalsen, a longtime resident of Lake Carmel, NY, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016, at her home in Pawling at the age of 75. She was born in Manhattan on October 6, 1940, to James and Helen (Adlum) Cotter. More...

MARJORIE BOWMAN

Marjorie Bowman, passed away on August 23 at 93 years of age. Born in Newark, NJ, she lived in four additional states - Florida, Arizona, Wyoming and New York. Marjorie loved music all her life and sang and played piano. More...

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