February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Two Storms KO Activity in Putnam

Winter Storms

First, winter storm Niko dumped upwards of a foot of snow across the region last Thursday and virtually shut down the area for 36 hours.  Schools were closed Thursday and opened late on Friday. More...

Molloy Pleads Not Guilty in Newspaper Theft; Case Returns in March

Barney Molloy, chairman of the Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, who is facing misdemeanor larceny charges for allegedly stealing copies of the New York Times from bundles outside the Cupoccino Café in Cold Spring, pleaded not guilty last week be More...

Rapid Response Averts Calamity In PV

A rapid response by firefighters from several departments early Monday averted a calamity for a Putnam Valley family when their home caught fire.  Fire horns sounded at 6 a.m. More...

Computer Learning Center For Seniors Registration

The Putnam County Computer Learning Center for seniors holds registration the first Thursday of every month at the William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac and at the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley. More...

A Few Games and More Cancellations for CYO

In limited play over the weekend for the Catholic Youth Organization, the 7th grade boys beat Annunciation (Crestwood) 56-34. Leading scorers were Ryan Irwin (33 points) and Robert Viggiano (10 points). They finished the season 10-0. More...

Volunteers Create Pinwheels For Prevention

Thousands of pinwheels will be on display throughout Putnam County in the next month thanks to the Pinwheel Campaign, in conjunction with April being declared as Child Abuse Awareness Month.  The Child Advocacy Center working with county governm More...

CAREERS Support Solutions: New Name, Same Mission

CAREERS for People with Disabilities has a new name, yet the non-profit now called CAREERS Support Solutions continues to provide job training and placement, in addition to ongoing support for individuals with disabilities, just as it has for the pas More...

Maloney Delivers Valentines to Vets

On Monday, February 13, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney continued his annual Valentines for Veterans tradition by personally delivering thousands of valentines to Hudson Valley veterans at the Castle Point VA facility in Wappingers Falls. Rep. More...

Deer Kill Numbers Continue to Decline

The number of deer taken in Putnam County continues to decline.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported Friday hunters registered the killing of 786 deer last year countywide, down from 815 taken in 2015 and 917 the More...

Increase Statewide, But Attendance Declines at Putnam Parks

Attendance at state parks across New York has risen dramatically in recent years yet when it comes to Putnam County, park attendance has significantly fallen. More...

Careless Drivers: Every Parent’s Worry

Local officials are reminding the public that school bus safety is of paramount concern with thousands of boys and girls waiting at bus stops from Brewster to Cold Spring and from Patterson to Garrison each school day.  More...

Putnam County’s DMV Provides Service With A Smile

Putnam County’s Department of Motor Vehicle’s office in Southeast is heralded around the state as one of the finest.  The reason is simple: Impeccable service performed by an incredibly supportive customer friendly staff.  More...

Infant CPR Class A Success

A full house attended the Infant CPR class given Feb. 4 at the Desmond-Fish Library. It was organized by the Moms and Infants Support Group. Class Instructor was Mack Godbee, a Peekskill EMT, and 45 people were certified. More...

Camp Herrlich is Thinking Spring

The ground may be covered with winter’s white but officials at Camp Herrlich in Patterson are thinking about the pastel colors of spring. More...

Talk of our Town

Talk about extremes: 50 degrees and balmy last week, then ice, snow and more snow, a massive cleanup Friday, and a rousing day in the snow Saturday at the Winter Carnival. And by Sunday? More ice.  More...

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