Herrlich Kids Surprise Unsung Heroes in Highway Departments

A group of young children reached out recently to thank those responsible for removing all of the snow from town and county roads in Putnam. Youngsters registered in Camp Herrlich’s Before and After School programs chose to celebrate the ‘unsung heroes’ in area highway departments by creating special Plow Packs for the drivers. The project […]




Community Leaders Discuss Challenges at Annual Men’s Club Breakfast

Article from the Mahopac News. The Men’s Club of Temple Beth Shalom held its 16th annual Millennium Breakfast Sunday morning at its synagogue in Mahopac where guest speakers from both the political and religious spectrum discussed the challenges that lay ahead in 2015, particularly the heroin epidemic that has plagued the region for the past […]




High School Students Sought for United Way’s “Voices for 2-1-1” Public Service Announcement Contest

United Ways in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam are partnering with County Executives Robert P. Astorino and MaryEllen Odell in challenging area high school students to participate in the second annual “Voices for 2-1-1” public service announcement (PSA) contest. The contest begins this Wednesday, Feb. 11 – National 2-1-1 Day. The competition aims to increase awareness […]




Thoughts and Prayers Go Out to Those Affected by the Tragic Metro-North Accident in Valhalla

On Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., Metro-North Train #659, the 5:44 p.m. northbound departure from Grand Central due Southeast at 7:08 p.m., struck a black Jeep Cherokee at the Commerce Street railroad grade crossing in Valhalla. There are six confirmed fatalities, including the female driver of the jeep and several passengers on board the train. […]




Putnam County Chambers of Commerce Announces 2014 Trailblazer Awards Gala

The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce (PCCC), the county’s largest business organization and primary advocate, voice, and resource for the business community, announced today the names of the 38 business professionals who will be recognized for their outstanding successes at the 5th annual Trailblazer Awards at Mahopac’s Villa Barone Hilltop Manor to be held on […]




Putnam County Officials Urge Residents To Prepare For Possible Winter Storm Sunday Night 2/1/15 Into Monday 2/2/15

Putnam County Officials are monitoring a large winter storm that is predicted to move into our area beginning with snow showers Sunday night, 2/1/15.  The storm will intensify in strength on Monday with strong gusty winds developing. Total snow accumulations are predicted to be 10" – 14". Ice accumulations of less than a tenth of […]