November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Water Meter Replacements Begin  Free Access 

After a snafu that held up the start of the village effort to replace all water meters, the project is back on track and replacements with new meters started Tuesday, Water Superintendent Gregory Phillips reported. More...

Camera Catches Man Littering; Arrest Said to Be A First

A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged.  The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine.  More...

Award Presented to Philipstown Garden Club by Museum

On November 20, members of the Philipstown Garden Club's 2015/2016 Provisional Class accepted the Putnam History Museum's Elizabeth Todd Healy Volunteer Service Award, in honor of their multi-year effort to create a historical reflection garden at th More...

Putnam Hero To Be Honored Twice Next Week

Cullen Malzo, the 19-yearold Mahopac man credited with saving the lives of two 17-year-old Mahopac girls last month by rescuing them from the chilly waters of Lake Mahopac, will be honored twice next week for his heroic act.  More...

Cold Spring Santa Run

The schedule for the Cold Spring Fire Co. No. 1 Santa Run on Dec. 17 is as follows:  12pm-Forge Gate  12:15pm-Springbrook  12:30pm-Whitehill Place  12:45pm-Foodtown  More...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa at the Garrison Firehouse is set for Dec. 10. Seating times are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Please leave a message at 845-424-4406 with seating time and number of people you’ll be bringing.   More...

The American Dream, Reflected in Pastries & An Awesome Peach Cake

AROUND the COUNTY

Thierry Davin has achieved the American dream. The Putnam entrepreneur, who opened Brewster Pastry at the Towne Center in Southeast a decade ago, sat down with this reporter on Thanksgiving-eve and reflected on the secret to his successful business. More...

Putnam Unemployment Rate Lowest in Region

The NYS Department of Labor reported last week that for the month of October, Putnam’s unemployment rate of 4 percent was the lowest in the Hudson Valley and third lowest in all of New York State only behind Columbia and Saratoga counties.  More...

Pre-Holiday DWI Crackdown Nets Results

State Police were out in force on the eve of the holiday weekend and rounded up 13 alleged intoxicated motorists across the region.  Troop K Public Information Officer Trooper Melissa McMorris said that of the total, seven were either Putnam res More...

Toys for Tots Has Local Focus

PCNR A Drop-Off Site

Toys for Tots will give first priority for Christmas toy sharing to Philipstown families and their children, part of a joint effort with other local groups.  More...

Haldane Pajama Drive Ends Thursday

Haldane Elementary’s Helping Hands Club is helping to sponsor a pajama drive until December 1st. Those pajamas that don’t fit, or that you have no space for, can be donated to a great cause run by some great kids.  More...

Talk of our Town

We need the rain. But that said, a cold, raw day like Tuesday begs for some hot soup. Haldane Drama presents Pride and Prejudice this weekend! More...

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