July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

E-Ticketing Hits Harlem Line

E-ticketing via smartphone is now available on the Harlem line of Metro- North, joining the Hudson Line, which has had it for several weeks. More...

Carmel Eligible for Funding to Fight Zombie Homes

Poorly maintained, bank-owned foreclosed homes and zombie properties are costing Putnam taxpayers $1.23 million in property value depreciation each year, with the greater Carmel Mahopac area leading the way across the county with 39 zombie properties More...

General Stories

Putnam Park Goes To The Dogs for Kennel Club Show

The Putnam Veterans Memorial Park became a haven for dogs last weekend when the Putnam Kennel Club conducted its annual dog show, drawing dog enthusiasts from all over the county. More...

Southeast Museum’s Treasure Box Workshop

Treasures were on the minds of those attending Saturday’s Cultural Arts Series at the Southeast Museum. More...

Lawmakers Receive Zika Virus Lesson

Members of the Putnam Legislature thought they were back in school last Thursday evening when representatives of the county Health Department paid a visit. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Household Hints

A very good dust-brush may be made by cutting a crosswise strip or bed-ticking into fringe, and tacking it around a wooden handle. More...

Word of the Week

passel \PASS-ul\ noun : a large number or amount More...

Birth Announcements

Anna Ryan LoPresti

Anna Ryan LoPresti was born on July 6, 2016, to parents Ryanne and Peter LoPresti of Mohegan Lake. Grandparents are AnnMarie and Anthony Sialiano (Shrub Oak) and Peter and Joanne LoPresti (Mohegan Lake.) More...

Putnam Cop Honored as Marine Officer of the Year

With family and colleagues from the Putnam Sheriff’s Department in attendance, Sgt. Michael Szabo was recognized Tuesday as Marine Officer of the Year by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. More...

Gardener Attacked By Three Dogs

A 35-year-old Stormville woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday afternoon when attacked by three large dogs at a private residence off Route 301 at Smokey Hollow Court in Kent. More...

Scorching Heat And a Rainbow

Monday’s searing temperatures neared the century mark when, at 1:30 p.m., the mercury topped out at 97 degrees, before a rapidly moving storm turned day into night and the mercury dropped 20 degrees within a half hour. More...

Public Servant O’Neill Mourned

It was standing room only inside St. James Church in Carmel Friday when hundreds of mourners paid their respects to James O’Neill. More...

Around the County

High achievers

Commencements University of New Haven The following students graduated in May from the University of New Haven. More...

Klezmer Music at Tompkins Corners

On Saturday, August 20, at 7:30 pm, Tompkins Corners Cultural Center will present a concert of klezmer music featuring violinist/vocalist/composer Alicia Svigals and accordionist Lauren Brody in a program of euphoric klezmer fiddle music and Yiddish More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

45th Annual Putnam County 4-H Fair Introduces Agriculture to Young and Old

There’s a farming revival and a “farm-to-table” movement going on in Putnam County. More...

Sports

Brewster’s Pagan Wrestles in National Freestyle

On July 16 - 23 in Fargo, N.D., Brooke Pagan, a senior from Brewster High School, competed in the Women's National Freestyle Wrestling tournament. Brooke is the only female from Putnam County on the New York team. More...

FIRST PLACE! Renegades’ Doubleheader Sweep Puts Team in First Place

FISHKILL – The top pitching staff in the New York-Penn League brought it home Tuesday night at Dutchess Stadium as the Hudson Valley Renegades swept a doubleheader from the Aberdeen Ironbirds, 4-1 in game one and 1-0 in game two, moving into so More...

Putnam Valley Football Preps For First Season With New Coach

Physical education teacher and JV football coach Ryan Elsasser is adding a new job title to his Putnam Valley High School resume. Head football coach. 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. CHUANG YEN More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elayne M. Perry

Elayne M. Perry, of Carmel, NY, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Colombia- Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, NY. She was 70 years old. More...

Elizabeth Jane Allen

Elizabeth Jane Allen, 92, of Englewood, Florida slipped away Saturday, July 16, 2016, at her Charlotte County residence. Born on May 21, 1924, in Yonkers New York she had been a resident of Englewood for 33 years coming from Brewster New York. More...

ROGER LEE ABRAMS

Roger Lee Abrams, age 61, of Patterson, NY, died Saturday July 16, 2016, at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

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Weekly Quotation

'The days draw out, the weather gets warmer, and it’s what we call summer, with a bitter laugh when we’ve said it.' ~Stan Barstow