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                                                                             Former Leibell Chief of
                                                                             Staff Seeks No Jail Time
                                                                           By Holly Toal                              In September 2011, Raymond         work for the senator’s nonprofit
                                                                                A Patterson man who once         Maguire, 47, pleaded guilty to          senior housing foundation.
                                                                           served as chief of staff to former    one count Information, charging              Maguire faces a maximum
                                                                           state Sen. Vincent Leibell is         him with obstructing a grand            of 10 years in prison, but the
                                                                           scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 16     jury investigating corruption and       agreed-upon sentencing range
                                                                           in a White Plains court for helping   kickback charges against his for-       in his case is 12 to 18 months.
                                                                           to cover up a “sweetheart deal” for   mer boss.                               However, Richard Willstatter,
                                                                           the former lawmaker.                       Federal prosecutors say Ma-        Maguire’s attorney, is asking the
                                                                                In December 2010, Leibell        guire told a contractor building        court to impose a “non-guideline,
                                                                           pleaded guilty to felony bribery,     Leibell’s million-dollar home           non-custodial sentence” of proba-

Carmel Celebrates
                                                                           tax evasion and obstruction of        in Patterson to falsify invoices        tion with a special condition that
                                                                           justice charges related to $43,000    and lie to a grand jury to cover        he perform community service,
                                                                           in cash kickbacks from 2003 to        up the “deeply discounted” rates        explaining that it was Maguire’s

The Holiday Season
                                                                           2006. He reached a plea arrange-      he charged Leibell. In return for       “misplaced loyalty to the senator
                                                                           ment and in July began a 21-month     $50,000 worth of work for which         that resulted in his getting in-
                                                                           sentence in a Pennsylvania prison.    Leibell initially paid $5,000, the      volved in the offense.”
Area residents and visitors came out in force for the annual
                                                                           He has also been sentenced to         contractor was awarded almost                “For Raymond a term of
“Holiday on the Lake” on Dec. 3 in Carmel. People lined Main Street
                                                                           three years of supervised release.    $10 million in contracts to do                Continued on Page 20

                                                                           Legislature Supports Placement of
to view the parade, welcome Santa Claus and ring in the holiday
season. More pictures are on page 10. Photo by Holly Toal.

                                                                           Legal Notices in Free Newspapers
                                                                           By Holly Toal                         lifted.                                      “I’m just really saddened
                                                                                The Putnam County Legis-              “It has to do with reaching        that we’ve come to this,” added
                                                                           lature voted at its Dec. 6 regular    as many people as possible,” said       Legislator Richard Othmer Jr.,
                                                                           meeting to support legislation        Legislator Tony Hay, who is also        who said he reads all the local
                                                                           that would allow legal notices to     chairman of the rules and regula-       newspapers.
                                                                           be printed in free publications.      tions committee.                             Legislator Sam Oliverio
                                                                           The measure passed 6-2, with               Legislator Dini LoBue sug-         Jr. explained that the motion is
                                                                           Legislators Dan Birmingham and        gested that as time progresses,         just asking the state to open up
                                                                           Vincent Tamagna voting against        subscription to mainstream news-        the playing field to include all
                                                                           it. Legislator Carl Albano was        papers may continue to decline          publications.
                                                                           absent.                               and people will be relying more              “This is not just applicable
                                                                                Members of the Legislature       on the community newspaper to           to our county, this is applicable
                                                                           stated that, because the intent       get their information.                  to the state,” he said.
                                                                           of public notice requirements              “I think this is a step in the          Chairman Tamagna ques-
                                                                           is to increase the likelihood         right direction,” she said.             tioned how the Legislature can
At a recent gathering to announce the expansion of the Cranberry           that residents are well informed           Birmingham said he did not         be sure that those who pick up
Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Lawrence Blumberg, whose                regarding local government ac-        want to “tinker” with a law that’s      the free newspaper are actually
father donated the property, addresses residents. Photo by Holly Toal.     tions, finances and plans, current    been around for a long time.            reading it. “Someone could print
                                                                           restrictions regarding the place-     “We’ve taken steps beyond the           2,000 papers and throw them in

 Land Acquisition                                                          ment of legal notices should be       law,” he said.                                Continued on Page 2

Expands Cranberry County Honors Hayworth For
Mountain By a Third Support of Cold War Medal
By Holly Toal                         Hollow property to its 467-acre      By Holly Toal                                                                         According to county
     With the acquisition of a 261-   Cranberry Mountain Wildlife               Local veterans joined                                                       Legislator and veterans
acre property in Patterson, local     Management Area to further           elected officials Dec. 3 on                                                      liaison Richard Othmer
and state environmental leaders       protect the Highlands region         the steps of the Historic                                                        Jr., even though some
recently celebrated the expansion     for its abundant natural and cul-    Courthouse in Carmel to                                                          U.S. troops didn’t experi-
of the Cranberry Mountain Wild-       tural resources – increasing it by   show Putnam County’s                                                             ence direct combat during
life Management Area for wildlife     a third. Since 2006, DEC and the     support of Congresswom-                                                          the Cold War, many were
protection, increased recreation,     Trust for Public Land, a national    an Nan Hayworth in push-                                                         killed from just being de-
and water quality protection.         conservation organization, have      ing for a bill that would                                                        ployed and completing
     State Department of Envi-        worked with the U.S. Fish and        honor Cold War veterans                                                          practice missions.
ronmental Conservation Com-           Wildlife Service and the family      at the federal level.                                                                 “Thousands of people
missioner Joe Martens announced       of the late Hudson Valley resident        Currently, Cold War                                                         died from just training
Dec. 6 at Claire’s Nursery in Pat-    Gerald Blumberg to conserve the      veterans are only recog-                                                         exercises,” he said.
terson that the property, known as    property.                            nized in three states: Vir-                                                           Othmer, a Cold War
North Hollow and located within            The land was acquired           ginia, Louisiana and Alas-                                                       veteran himself, further
the Great Swam watershed, was         through $653,000 in federal fund-    ka. This attempt marks the Putnam County Legislator Richard Othmer Jr. explained that because
acquired by the state through         ing, and matching funds from the     third time lawmakers are honors Congresswoman Nan Hayworth for her there are so many veterans
                                                                                                        support of the Cold War Service Medal Act of 2011.
federal grant money and a private     Blumberg family, who donated         pushing for the national                                                         from the Cold War, the
                                                                                                        Photo by Holly Toal.
donor.                                half of the value of the property    Cold War Service Medal                                                           government claims that
     “It’s almost breath-taking the   to meet the federal match require-   Act.                                                                     producing so many medals would
number of wins we have with this      ment.                                     In Putnam County, the Legis- for legislation to authorize a be costly.
acquisition,” said Martens.                “It takes huge partnerships     lature passed a resolution in 2009 nationally recognized Cold War             “This is a special day because
     DEC sought to add the North             Continued on Page 8           requesting support from Congress medal.                                         Continued on Page 5
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                                                                                  applying for a driver’s license; or   necessarily a bad thing; on the             Parents and other caregivers
                                                                                  you can sign up on the Internet by    contrary, there is a lesson to be      as well must be aware — and

   Letters to the Editor
                                                                                  going to        learned here.                          vigilant.
                                                                                  It is important to tell your doctor        Child abuse and sexual child           The truth is child abuse is
                                                                                  and family of your willingness to     abuse in particular cannot be          much more common than we
                                                                                  donate, as well.                      swept away as a “dirty little se-      generally think. Statistics only
                                                                                        I look forward to having        cret.” We must educate our young       tell part of the story, since many
Dear Editor:                             improving New York’s statistics.         continued conversations with you      to come forward — to reject any        cases continue to go unreported.
      As we approach the holiday              There are many false as-            about the best way we, as a state,    shame or guilt. We teach our chil-     Despite this, studies have shown
season, we are all considering           sumptions people make about              can help protect those in need of     dren to be wary of strangers, and      that one in four girls and one in
what gifts to give. One of the           organ donation limitations by            organs get access to them in time     we teach them to say no to drugs.      six boys are sexually abused by
most significant gifts you can           age, race, or health conditions. In      to save their lives.                  We must also teach them a basic        the age of 18. These numbers are
give is to sign up to save lives by      fact, the medical field has made               Assemblywoman Sandy             tenet to protect them from sexual      unacceptable. We may understand
registering to become an organ           rapid progress with transplants in       Galef                                 predators. And that is to believe      why some children remain silent.
and tissue donor.                        recent years so that more organs               90th District                   and trust their feelings. If a per-    But there is no excuse for adult
      I am a strong supporter of         can be utilized, with a wider range                                            son they know and rely on makes        witnesses to such crimes. There
organ transplants. With more than        of possible matches at a larger                                                them feel uncomfortable in any         is a moral and ethical imperative
111,000 people currently waiting         number of hospitals, and a vastly        Dear Editor:                          way, small or large, they need to      for everyone to report suspected
for organs nationally, and only          increased expectation of how long             In light of what has happened    get away and tell someone.             child abuse.
6,000 people donating annually,          organ transplants will last. Aston-      at Penn State University and now           The reality is that 90 percent         Fortunately, when a report
too many people are left without         ishingly, one donor can donate up        at Syracuse University, the issue     of children who have experienced       is made in Putnam County, we
a lifeline. The New York statistics      to eight organs and save 22 lives.       of child sexual abuse has again       abuse know their offenders well.       have a Child Advocacy Center
are among the worst in the nation.            It is heart wrenching to hear       been brought to the forefront and     They are relatives, friends, neigh-    where a team of professionals
Only 17 percent of New Yorkers           from family members who have             into the thoughts of many people.     bors and coaches — and they have       — from law enforcement, Child
18 and over are on the donor lists,      lost loved ones due to the lack          Disbelief and anger fuel countless    taken the time and effort to build     Protective Services, the justice
as compared to 42 percent on             of a donor, and a very moving            conversations and news reports.       a relationship with the child. This    system and medical and mental
average nationwide.                      experience to hear real-life stories     This information hits close to        type of situation does not evolve      health organizations — who work
      Fighting myths regarding do-       from organ transplant recipients.        home, leading us to question our      overnight. The perpetrator sets        together to ensure that the child is
nations and publicizing the posi-        These stories bring home how             daily lives: How safe are our         about to foster trust and create a     safe and gets the services needed
tive effects of donating organs are      gratifying it can be to become a         children when we leave them in        situation where access is made         to start healing.
two key steps to bringing organ          donor. All you need to do is put         the care of others?                   easier through familiarity, depen-          Marla Behler, MS, LMSW
donation into the mainstream and         your name on a donor list when                These ruminations are not        dence and comfort.                          Program coordinator

   Roosevelt Veterinary Center                                                      Santa Visits Humane Society
                           Dr. Allison Glassman                                   By Joanne Colan-                                                          was quite ill. How-
                                                                                  gelo                                                                      ever, after tender nur-
                    Now Introducing Non Invasive Surgery!                              We a l l k n o w                                                     turing by the shelter,
                       Laparoscopic spay significantly                            Santa loves children,                                                     Ruby was well again
                   reduces recovery time and post op pain.                        but did you know he                                                       and adopted by Suzan
                                                                                  loves pets, too?                                                          and Stu Fischer of
                                                                                       On Dec. 3, he                                                        Putnam Valley.
                                                        1515 Route 22, Suite 3D   proudly marched in                                                             To d a y, R u b y
                                                           Brewster, NY 10509     the Carmel Parade                                                         brings joy to every-
                               Monday, Tuesday,                   845-279-6578
                               Thursday, and Friday 8-6            845-278-PETS   with the Putnam Hu-                                                       one she meets. She
                               Saturday 9-2                  Fax: 845-278-5940    mane Society.                                                             is a therapy dog who
                               Closed Wednesday           Alongside him                                                        visits patients at the
                                                                                  was his dog, Rosie, a                                                     Hudson Valley Hos-
                                                                                  former PHS resident.                                                      pital Center in Cort-
                                                                                       Wo r d s o o n                                                       landt Manor every

        EE                                             EE
                                                                                  spread that Santa                                                         Tuesday. Ruby even

                                                                                  would be at the Brew-                                                     charmed a stroke pa-

                                                                                  ster and Mahopac                                                          tient to speak his first

                                                                                  Feed Barn stores to                                                       words toward recov-
                                                                                  welcome pets to his                                                       ery. He held her paw
                                                                                  lap. Dogs, cats and                                                       and gently petted her
                                                                                  other small critters                                                      as he said, "I love
                                                                                  soon lined up for a
           The Putnam County
                                                                                  visit and pictures.                                                            Nowadays, you

                                                                                       One of the first                                                     can find the Fischers
                                                                                  dogs to greet Santa                            Photo by Alison Genez      at Putnam Humane
                                                                                  was Ruby. In 2007,                                                        Society. They have
                                                                                  Ruby was just 11                                                          become active vol-
                                                                                  months old when she was       humane society. This beautiful unteers who work with dogs who
  is available at the following locations EVERY WEEK, and                         surrendered by her owner to the
                                                                                                                Boxer had been neglected and need extra care. It is a labor of
  prints the OFFICIAL NOTICES for PUTNAM COUNTY,                                                                                                love in honor of their wonderful
     the towns of CARMEL, PATTERSON, SOUTHEAST                                                                                                  Boxer, Ruby.
                                                                                                                                                     Visit the Putnam Humane
                                                                                      Taconic Fireplace                                         Society from noon to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                Dec. 17, when Santa will be
          BREWSTER                                      KENT                        Fireplace &            chimney contractors                  caroling and sharing hot cocoa
         Brewster Library                          Getty - Route 52                                                                             with friends. Feel free to bring
                                                                                                    ,                        Fire
       Southeast Town Hall                         Recycling Center                           anite                               plac          a special treat for the dogs and
                                                                                        le, Gr ork                         and
                                                                                                                                 St es
                                                                                    Marb onew
      Kobacker’s Supermarket                       Kent Town Hall                                                                               cats, too.
         Buy Rite Liquors                       ShopRite Supermarket                  & St      Still     oves
        A&P Supermarket                        Deli Land - 508 Rte. 52
      Brewster Village Office
       Williams Gas Station
                                                     Kent Library
                                                DeBellis Round 2 Deli
                                                                                            paying those                                                       Supports Placement
                                              Kent Liquors - 1078 Rte. 52
                                                  Fratelli Bros. Deli
                                                                                           high oil prices!                                                    of Legal Notices in
         A&P Supermarket
       County Office Building
                                                   Pecksville Plaza
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      Hannaford’s Supermarket                     MAHOPAC                                          Heat your home with                                           Continued from Page 1
      Starbucks - Putnam Plaza                   Red Mills Market
                                                 A&P Supermarket                                  Wood Fireplace / Stove,
         PATTERSON                            Key Food Supermarket                                 pellet insert / Stove                                       the garbage,” he said.
                                                Carmel Town Hall                                   Gas Fireplace / Stove
          Patterson Library                                                                                                                                         However, other legislators
                                             Stop & Shop Supermarket
         Patterson Town Hall                                                                       r                                                           argued that the same could be
                                                                                             e You
                                                                                      Refac ce Now!
          A&P Supermarket                        Mahopac Library
                                                                                                                                                               true for subscription newspapers.
              Magnolias                        American Oil - Rte. 6
                                                                                                                                                                    Carmel resident Ann Fanizzi
         Putnam Lake Market                    Mickey’s Gulf - Rte. 6
                                                                                             over 28 Years experience                                          spoke in support of giving free
       PHILIPSTOWN                                                                    160 Bryant pond rd, Mahopac, nY 10541                                    publications the opportunity
                                              PUTNAM VALLEY                                                                                                    to compete with subscription
      Cold Spring Village Hall
     Pete’s Hometown Grocery                   Putnam Valley Town Hall                                                                                         newspapers.
       Desmond Fish Library                     Putnam Valley Library                                                                                               “I think it’s wonderful that
                                                                                                  STop BY oUr SHoWrooM &                                       we have such robust journalism
         Butterfield Library
                                                                                             See oUr riKa WooD & pelleT SToVeS                                 in Putnam County,” she said. “We
   Send press releases and news items to:                        Participant of Return the F.A.V.O.R. Program                              should not participate in efforts to
                                                                                                                                                               strangle free newspapers.”
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                            PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                                          PAGE 3

 Grand Jury Indicts
  Dutchess Man in
2010 Fatal Car Crash
By Marty Collins                                     counts of second-
     A 26-year-old                                   degree vehicular
Dutchess County                                      manslaughter, ag-
man turned him-                                      gravated vehicular
self in to authori-                                  assault, first-degree
ties last week after                                 vehicular assault,
a Putnam County                                      six counts of sec-
Grand Jury indicted                                  ond-degree vehicu-
him on a variety                                     lar assault, as well
of criminal charges                                  as reckless driving
following a lengthy                                  and driving while                                                                                                         Photo by Holly Toal
investigation into James M. DeMartino Jr.            intoxicated.
the Nov. 6, 2010                                          Accompanied
two-car collision on Route 22 in by his attorney, DeMartino sur-                 PHC Auxiliary Surpasses $6M Raised
Southeast that claimed the life of rendered himself to Investigator
a woman.                             Thomas Corless and was arraigned            By Holly Toal                                As of Dec. 5, the auxiliary has      dimes and dollars really added up.”
     According to a report issued before Putnam County Court Judge                    The Putnam Hospital Center         raised more than $6 million. “And              The auxiliary has pledged to
by the Putnam County Sheriff’s James Rooney who remanded him                     Auxiliary celebrated a fundraising      they’re not stopping there,” said         raise $150,000 for a new da Vinci
Office last Wednesday, James M. to the Putnam County jail in lieu                milestone at a Dec. 5 reception at      Donna McGregor, president and             robot for the surgical unit, which
DeMartino Jr. was driving north of $150,000 cash bail or $300,000                the hospital in Carmel. After 48        CEO of Putnam Hospital Center.            Rudnicki said will be a “great addi-
“at a high rate of speed and cross- secured bond.                                years of service, the auxiliary has     “Over the years, all the nickels,         tion” to the department of surgery.
ing pavement markings when he             Putnam County Sheriff Don-             raised more than $6 million for
lost control of his vehicle.” His ald B. Smith Jr. praised the work of           the hospital.
car then slammed into a car in the those investigating the case.
southbound lane driven by Stepha-         “Sheriff’s deputies and in-
                                                                                      “It’s truly a mighty feat,”
                                                                                 said Michael Webber, president               DRIVE RITE
                                                                                                                            DRIVINg SCHOOL
nie Wright of the Bronx, killing her vestigators worked closely with             and CEO of Health Quest. “All
passenger, 56-year-old Michelle Assistant District Attorney Joseph               the effort you put in because you
Mathis.                              Charbonneau of Putnam County                love this hospital. It’s truly been a
     At the conclusion of the in- District Attorney Adam Levy’s                  pleasure having you here.”                     5 HO uR
                                                                                      The group of volunteers has                  ensing              Advanced Instruction
vestigation into the crash, the case Office in preparing and presenting                                                    Pre-Lic equently for
                                                                                                                                  d fr
                                                                                 executed a number of fundraisers          Offere          ience
was presented to the Grand Jury the facts surrounding this tragic car                                                        your c
                                                                                                                                     onven            Private Driving Lessons
who indicted DeMartino on Dec. 2. crash to a Grand Jury. I appreciate            throughout the years, such as flea
                                                                                                                                            Instruction Days, Nights, Weekends
An arrest warrant was then issued everyone’s effort in developing                markets, Kids’ Day and the “Win
by Putnam County Court Judge a detailed investigation enabling                   Up to $10,000” raffle. In addition,                      Dual Controlled Cars • Student Drivers
James Reitz, charging DeMartino our county’s prosecutors to seek                 the auxiliary has operated the Ea-                                 CDL Tractor Trailer Lessons
with second-degree murder, two justice,” said Smith.                             gle Eye Thrift Shops in Mahopac
counts of second-degree assault           If convicted of the most seri-         and Brewster for many years, as                              Adaptive Equipment Evaluations
and aggravated vehicular homicide, ous charge, second-degree murder,             well as the hospital gift shop.
                                                                                      “My business sense is very                                      Financing Available
second-degree manslaughter, two DeMartino could face life in prison.                                                                               Licensed by NYS / Fully Insured
                                                                                 feeble,” said Dr. Janusz Rudnicki.
Registration Upcoming For                                                        “There are many things I don’t un-
                                                                                 derstand. … I’ve been to the Eagle
 Mahopac First-Graders                                                           Eye stores; most items are only one
                                                                                 digit. How you raise millions out
                                                                                                                                                   4 Sheryl Lane (off Weber Hill)
                                                                                 of that is beyond me.”
     The Mahopac Central School          Monday, Jan. 23 and Wednesday,
District will hold first-grade regis-    Jan. 25 at Lakeview Elementary
tration for kindergarteners attend-      School.
ing private programs, during the              To register, call the Office of
month of January.                        Central Registration at 845-628-
     Registration will take place        3331, ext. 17.
by appointment only on the fol-               Mahopac Falls Elementary
lowing dates: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30          School will hold registration for
p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 and              incoming kindergarteners who
Friday, Jan. 20 at Austin Road           will be 5 years old on or before
Elementary; 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.       Dec. 1, 2012, on Dec. 13, 20 and
Wednesday, Jan. 4 and Wednes-            22, and Jan. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19,
day, Jan. 11 at Fulmar Road              24, 26 and 31. To make an appoint-
Elementary; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.         ment, call 845-621-0656, ext. 124.

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                                                                                                             Nutrition Corner
                                                                                                             By Allison J. Stowell
                                                                                                             MS, RD, CDN

                                                                                                            Cakes, Cookies, Chocolates…                     Gifts that nourish the body
                                                                                                                      Oh My                            are the theme of my demo this
                                                                                                                                                       week demo at Carmel Hannaford!
                                                                                                                  The challenge this month is          Stop by Monday from 3pm-6pm
                                                                                                            managing the many delicious de-            or Thursday 11am-2pm. Call for
                                                                                                            lights of the holiday season. For          more information, 845-225-4151.
                                                                                                            most, the greatest threat to their diet    Check out my new communica-
                                                                                                            comes at work, as clients/customers/       tion board by customer service for
                                                                                                            patients/co-workers kindly share in        information, recipes or to leave a
                                                                                                            this joyous season by bringing gifts       question for me!
                                                                                                            of chocolates, cookies and the like.
                                                                                                            Desserts and sweets are a common                Spiced Toasted Almonds
                                                                                                            “go-to” gift, especially when send-              Prepare and nicely package a

Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer at PHC                                                                      ing good cheer to a group.
                                                                                                                  As a mother of a pre-school
                                                                                                            age child, I understand how tempt-
                                                                                                                                                       jar of Guiding Star rated nuts! Find
                                                                                                                                                       all of the ingredients in our holiday
                                                                                                                                                       display in the front of the store.
     An eagerly anticipated tra-   pital. Members of the Brewster-   the tree they recently decorated for   ing it is to pick up a dozen donuts
dition, each year area garden      Carmel Garden Club – Mary         the ambulatory surgery lobby; not      or box of cookies. However, I also             1 tablespoon Dried thyme
clubs spread some holiday cheer    Barrett, Elaine Krueger, Maddi    shown is Maureen Durkin. Earlier,      know that my gift will be one of               1 teaspoon Kosher salt
at Putnam Hospital Center by       Cacciotti, Sue Klein, Dimmy       members of the Lake Mahopac            many of the same that are placed               1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
decorating trees for display in    Lotrecchiano, Gwen Schuldt and    Garden Club decorated a tree for       on the teacher gift table. Why not             2 teaspoon Canola oil
lobby areas of the Carmel hos-     Helen Onofrik – are shown with    the emergency department lobby.        try to do something more unique                2 cup Whole almonds, un-
                                                                                                            this year for the teachers, party          blanched
                                                                                                            hosts and others on your list?

                                                                                                                  For anyone: Fruit basket                  1. Preheat oven to 400 de-
                                                                                                            (choose seasonal fruit or unique           grees F.
                                                                                                            exotic fruit) or a bowl of Clemen-              2. In large, shallow bowl,
                                                                                                            tine oranges (pick up a bowl from          combine thyme, salt, pepper and

                                                                                                            our seasonal aisle)                        oil. Set aside.
                                                                                                                  For the entertainer: Taste of             3. Place nuts in medium
                                                                                                            Inspirations Dipping oils, Brush-          bowl. While tossing with fork,
                                                                                                            etta or Tapenade and fresh bread           lightly spray with cooking spray
                                                                                                                  For the host: Herbal tea and         so all nuts are coated.
                                                                                                            scone or tea bread mix and pump-                4. Lightly coat baking sheet
                                        TO THE                                                              kin butter (add holiday mugs from          with cooking spray. Turn nuts onto

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                                                                                                            our seasonal aisle!)                       sheet and spread evenly across.
                                                                                                                  For the person that loves to         Place sheet in center of oven.
                                                                                                            grill: Taste of Inspirations mari-              5. Toast until nuts are lightly
                                                                                                            nades, sauces and rubs                     browned and fragrant- about 8

                                                                                                                  For a group: Bagel breakfast:        minutes. Occasionally, shake pan
                                                                                                            bagels, low fat cream cheese and           to shift nuts and prevent scorching.
                                                                                                            fresh fruit                                     6. Remove nuts from oven
                                                                                                                  For the baker: Pure extracts,        and immediately add hot nuts to
                                                                                                            whole wheat or almond flour and            spice mixture. Stir for few minutes
                                                                                                            sugar (add cookie cutters!)                to coat thoroughly.

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                                                                                                                • Lighten up inside and outside.
               • Minutes of the Monthly Legislative meetings                                                Twinkling lights set the atmosphere
                                                                                                            for a fun party environment.               nilla frosting
               • Foreclosure Notices, property sales, dates & times                                             • Feature a kids-only craft station        24 thin candy canes
               • County hearings for new laws, dates & times                                                manned by a neighborhood teen. And             12 glacé (candied) cherries
                                                                                                            have the pint-size guests decorate the         Chocolate decorating icing
               • New laws enacted by the County Legislature                                                 Peppermint Ice Cream Drum Cake                 2 long pretzel rods
               • Bonds sold by the county                                                                   for the party.                                 2 large marshmallows
                                                                                                                • Keep the food simple and easy            Red or green sugar crystals
               • Tax Notices of Pending Foreclosures                                                        for guests to eat as they mix and
               • Landsale of foreclosed properties                                                          mingle. Consider cut veggies with an            Freeze cake in pan for 30 minutes
                                                                                                            assortment of dips. Foods that can be      to firm top. Spread ice cream in an
               • Bids for purchases by the county                                                           prepared ahead of time let you enjoy       even layer to the top edge of pan.
               • Notices of formation of Limited Liability Companies                                        the party, too.                            Freeze several hours until ice cream
                                                                                                                • Make delicious desserts and          is firm. Remove sides of pan. Frost
               • Name Changes                                                                               festive treats. Their peppermint flavor    sides of cake and a 1-inch border
                                                                                                            helps create more holiday cheer.           around cake top. Return to freezer if
                                                                                                                                                       ice cream softens. Squeeze decorat-
                                                                                                                  Peppermint Ice Cream                 ing icing in a crisscross pattern on top.
                                   Return This Coupon                                                                                                  Press sugar sticks diagonally around
                                                                                                                      Drum Cake
          Name ___________________________________________________                                                   Makes 8−10 servings               sides (if using candy canes, remove
                                                                                                                                                       bent tips). Place cherries around
          Address _________________________________________________                                             1 chocolate cake layer, 8- or          top of cake. Freeze several hours or
          Town __________________ Zip Code _________________________                                        9-inch round by 1 1/2 inches tall,         overnight before serving. Dampen
                                                                                                            baked in a springform pan with re-         top and sides of marshmallows with
          Check Enclosed__________ Bill Me __________________________                                       movable sides                              water. Roll in sugar crystals. Insert
                                                                                                                                                       pretzel sticks to make “drumsticks.”
                  Out of County Subscriptions are $30.00 per year.                                             1 carton Dreyer’s/Edy’s® Slow-          Place on top of cake before serving.
           Return coupon with payment to P.O. Box 608, Mahopac, NY 10541.                                   Churned® Light Peppermint Ice              Note: Prepare a chocolate cake mix,
                                                                                                            Cream                                      making two cakes and reserving one
                                                                                                               1 carton (16 oz.) purchased va-         cake for another use.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                         PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                                    PAGE 5

 Deal Reached to                                                              The Music Cottage Opens in Brewster
Help A&P Emerge
                                                                              By Holly Toal
                                                                                   One local family is looking
                                                                              to raise the cultural bar in Putnam

From Bankruptcy
                                                                              County by offering music lessons
                                                                              on a variety of instruments at a
                                                                              newly-opened space in Brewster.
                                                                                   George and Lauren Krzyze-
     After a year of intense nego-    the circumstances,” said UFCW           wski have opened up The Music
tiations, 13 Locals of the United     Secretary Treasurer Marc Perrone.       Cottage at 177 E. Main St., as a
Food and Commercial Workers/          “I am proud of the 13 UFCW/             musical training facility.
Retail, Wholesale, Department         RWDSU Local unions who stood                 “We’ve been dreaming about
Store Union representing some         united and worked together to           having a place like this for a num-
36,000 union members from             ensure that the new agreements          ber of years,” said George, who
Maryland to Connecticut have          minimize the impact on the lives        has been teaching in the area for
concluded negotiations with The       of our members while providing          more than 15 years.
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea        the A&P companies with suf-                  George played bass in The
Company (A&P) and affiliated          ficient financial savings to help       Velvet Underground from about
companies who filed for Chapter       them emerge from bankruptcy.”           1971 to 1973 – after Lou Reed left     The Krzyzewski family celebrates the opening of its musical
11 bankruptcy in December of                The new contracts were a          the band. After touring overseas,      training facility Nov. 2 in Brewster. Wayne Pearson Photography
2010.                                 condition to the financing for          he returned to the U.S. and be-
                                                                              came an electrical engineer until            “Right now we’re working        ally consist of groups of three to
     Over a three-day voting pe-      A&P’s proposed plan of reorga-                                                 on establishing ourselves,” said      four students performing popular
riod, union members from the 13       nization, and if the new contracts      about 1992.
                                                                                   “I went back to the straight      George.                               songs at a Sunday brunch event.
Local unions ratified, by a large     had not been ratified by the 13                                                      According to Lauren, George     He said the atmosphere helps
majority, new contracts with the      UFCW/RWDSU Unions, A&P                  gig,” he said. “But the problem
                                                                              with straight gigs is they put holes   has a “very unique” style of teach-   build confidence and self-esteem
company, according to Butler As-      could have faced liquidation. The                                              ing music. “It’s all about having          The Krzyzweskis’ children
sociates, LLC, Public Relations.      new contracts will last five years      in your stomach.
                                                                                   The family now lives in           fun,” she said.                       are also into music. “Our son’s a
The new collective bargaining         and will take effect two business                                                    The music students put on a     great guitar player,” said George.
agreements were constructed in        days after bankruptcy court ap-         Pawling where they had a studio
                                                                              built at their house.                  recital twice a year at The Town      “He’s primarily a singer-song-
such a way as to allow A&P to         proval of the agreements.                                                      Crier in Pawling. “It’s not a typi-   writer. Our daughter is really into
rebuild and emerge from bank-               “A&P’s bankruptcy was en-              At The Music Cottage, the
                                                                              Krzyzweskis offer lessons on a         cal recital,” said George. “Really,   theater arts.”
ruptcy, while at the same time        tirely self-inflicted, as the com-                                             it’s all about technical competence        For more information about
protecting the jobs, medical plans    pany suffered through decades           number of instruments, includ-
                                                                              ing violin, trumpet, piano, guitar,    and leaning fun songs.”               The Music Cottage, call 845-
and pensions of the members of        of leadership that knew very                                                         George said the recitals usu-   363-1456.
the various Local unions.             little about running a supermarket      keyboard, bass and drums. They
     According to the UFCW/           chain,” said Perrone. “While most       offer “Mommy and Me” and “Art
RWDSU, this agreement was             of the people responsible for the       Smart” classes for youngsters, as
necessary to save the jobs of tens
of thousands of members.
                                      bankruptcy are no longer with
                                      the company, we truly hope the
                                                                              well as an individual and group
                                                                              lessons for all ages. They also
                                                                              offer instruments for rental and
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be in the position of concessionary   and appreciates the sacrifice our       retail.
                                                                                   “We’ve been very lucky be-
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outcome for our members under         for years.”                             within the school system who
                                                                              come in and begin teaching,” said          Specializing in Autographed Memorabilia
   County Honors                           “It’s a tremendous honor to be
                                      recognized by Putnam County’s
                                                                              Lauren. She said they have teach-
                                                                              ers from the Carmel and Brewster
    Hayworth For                      Legislature, in particular, because     districts who share their expertise.
                                                                                   Future plans include ensem-
                                                                                                                                 AlwAYs BuYiNG!
                                      there can’t be a county in New
   Support of Cold                    York State that does more to honor      ble classes and rock workshops
                                                                                                                                Hours: Mon-Fri 1pm-6pm / Sat 10am-5pm
     War Medal                        its veterans,” she said.
                                           Local Vietnam veteran Mike
                                                                              for people who spend all week
                                                                              behind a desk.
  Continued from Page 1               Hartnett stopped by the courthouse
                                      Saturday morning to show his
often times we don’t look for
recognition,” said Karl Rhode,
director of the Putnam County
                                           “It’s a great effort that she’s
                                      putting forth,” he said. “They
                                      began pushing for it three to four
                                                                                             Dottie Maguires
Veterans Service Agency. “It’s
wonderful when our elected offi-
cials come together and decide to
                                      years ago, and now she’s putting
                                      legs on it.”
                                           Assemblyman Steve Katz has
                                                                                              CeltiC iMports
honor veterans. … We thank you        also pledged to sponsor a bill at the
                                      state level. “They are the people
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for your support.”                                                                                                     (accross from the train station)

     The congresswoman said she       who kept our country safe,” Katz
was humbled by the recognition.       said of the Cold War veterans.

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PAGE 6                                                                              PUTNAM COUNTY                                                       WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011

 DiNapoli Encourages                                                               Business Leaders Urged to
Participation in College                                                           Participate in Heart Walk
   Savings Program                                                                Putnam area cardiologist
                                                                             Patrick Thomas is encouraging
                                                                             local business leaders to support
     State Comptroller Thomas           Savings Program Direct Plan
                                                                             the American Heart Association’s
P. DiNapoli is encouraging in-          currently has approximately
                                                                             Heart Walk. As president of the
creased awareness about the im-         560,000 accounts and more than
                                                                             Putnam AHA Board, Thomas, and
portance of saving for children’s       $1.9 billion in assets. Partici-
                                                                             other AHA leaders, are charged
higher education expenses.              pants can save for their children,
                                                                             with enlisting the support of the
     “Our children deserve the          grandchildren, friends – or even
                                                                             local business community in the
brightest futures possible,” he         themselves. The Direct Plan is
                                                                             fight against heart disease and
said. “That is why it is so impor-      designed to provide a number of
tant for families to start saving       benefits for families saving for
                                                                                  The Heart Walk is set for
for their higher education. New         college, including federal income
                                                                             April 29, 2012 at Brewster High
York’s 529 College Savings Pro-         tax advantages such as the ability
gram is flexible, convenient and        to grow assets tax-deferred and
                                                                                  The American Heart Asso-
inexpensive. It’s a great way for       make tax-free qualified with-
                                                                             ciation announced that Jennifer
families all over New York State        drawals.
                                                                             Maher, CEO of Keller Williams
to put money toward their chil-              Any New York taxpayer can
                                                                             Realty Group, will serve as 2012
dren’s future education. It’s never     invest in New York’s 529 Col-
                                                                             Heart Walk chair.
too early or too late to start.”        lege Savings Plan and deduct up
                                                                                  “Heart disease and stroke are
     DiNapoli also encourages           to $5,000 (or up to $10,000 for
                                                                             the number one and four killers in
companies to consider offering          married couples filing jointly)
                                                                             the Hudson Valley,” said Maher.
New York’s 529 College Savings          from their state taxable income
                                                                             “The 2020 goals are challenging
Direct Plan as a voluntary benefit      each year.
                                                                             and we need community support
for their employees. Payroll di-             For more information on
                                                                             to reach those goals. We don’t
rect deposit lets employees save        New York's 529 College Sav-
                                                                             want people to just survive heart    Cardiologist Patrick Thomas, joined by Jennifer Maher of Keller
for higher education with every         ings Program, call toll-free
                                                                             disease and stroke. We want them     Williams Realty Group, recently held a breakfast at Putnam Hospital
paycheck.                               1-877-NYSAVES or visit www.
                                                                             to be healthy so that they can       Center to encourage participation in the 2012 Heart Walk.
     New York's 529 College   
                                                                             enjoy life.”
                                                                                  “Heart-health should be a       more than 135 research studies         Jennifer Gelick, walk director, at
                                                                             concern to all business leaders,”    in New York State alone – more         914-640-3274, or email Jennifer.

 NICK’S                                                      Brush Removal   added Thomas. “The cost of car-      than $28 million in research was
                                                                   Cabling   diovascular disease to the U.S.      funded through events like the              The 2012 Heart Walk is spon-
                                                               Take-Downs    economy in 2009 was $475.3 bil-      Heart Walk.                            sored nationally by Subway and
                                                                   Topping   lion. “It just makes good business       Companies interested in sup-       locally by Platform Sponsor
                                      TREE SERVICE                           sense to support this cause.”
                                                                                  This year, the AHA supported
                                                                                                                  porting the Heart Walk with
                                                                                                                  sponsorship or teams should call
                                                                                                                                                         Putnam Hospital Center, Hudson
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                                                                                                                                                               brighter day will come?
                                                                                                                                                                     It is impossible to know the
                                                                                             Bits of Inspiration                                               depths of another’s despair. We
                                                                                                                                                               need compassion for ourselves
                                                                                                    By Diane Ingram                                            when we miss the signs. Still, we
                                                                                                                                                               must try with all our might to be
                                                                                                                                                               there for each other; to connect
                                                                                                                                                               and share our stories of heartache
                                                                              Grief Cracks Open the Heart                                                      and triumph; to show that although
                                                                                                                                                               the journey is full of storms and
                                                                                                                                                               high seas, the gift of life is pre-
                                                                                   I didn’t know him. He was a      accident or choice – three of the
                                                                                                                                                               cious and worth living; that broken
                                                                              few degrees of separation from my     same age over the past year – and
                                                                                                                                                               hearts do mend and obstacles do
                                                                              sons – close friends with friends     we all ask why in anguish. Is there
                                                                                                                                                               clear; that grace will come again
                                                                              of theirs. But tonight, the pain of   something that could have been
                                                                                                                                                               and through our love for each
                                                                              living became too much for this       done to turn the tide? How many
                                                                                                                                                               other, we can calm the waters and
                                                                              young boy and he ended his life.      more are at risk, living at the edge
                                                                                                                                                               find peace.
                                                                                   Everyone is reeling from the     of our view?
                                                                                                                                                                             Come to Me
                                                                              news. I can’t begin to imagine the         These are truly hard times
                                                                                                                                                                     Come to me, my lost one
Carmel High School students, from left, Keira Breslin, Hannah                 searing hot nightmare of shock and    we live in now; more so for some
                                                                                                                                                                          I’ll give you love
Aull, and Claire McNerney dressed for their parts in Colonial-era             confusion his parents and loved       among us who find themselves
                                                                                                                                                                         I’ll share my heart
garb as they assisted George Fischer Middle School family and                 ones are experiencing. How can        trapped by limited opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                           Rest in my arms
consumer science teachers Sue Johnson and Alice Holzmann                      time be rolled back and a differ-     How can we sustain ourselves
                                                                                                                                                                          Let go and weep
during the school’s seventh-grade Colonial Fair on Nov. 10. Photo             ent road taken? Grief cracks open     through these dark days of con-
                                                                                                                                                                  I’ll hold you ‘till the last sigh
by Marty Colllins                                                             the heart.                            traction? How can our youth ride
                                                                                                                                                                          Washes you deep

   Middle School
                                                                                   Too many young people have       the wave of emotional upheaval
                                                                                                                                                                 Let go all your fears and sleep,
                                                                              died in this small town, either by    and uncertainty, with faith that a

 Holds Colonial Fair
By Marty Collins                       sters how to roll and toss large and                                      Enjoy A Celtic
     Seventh-graders at the            small wooden hoops or walk on
George Fischer Middle School
in Carmel, many dressed in Early
                                       wooden stilts – none quite as easy
                                       as it looked. Much like today’s
                                                                                                                Christmas Season
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lowing the end of the American
                                       Colonial era children’s delight,
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ter churners), where they got their    held in stocks, where the head
food (no ShopRite back then), and      and hands were locked through
how meals were prepared. Apple         two or three holes in the center
crisp was the fair’s fare du jour      of a board. Seventh-grader Ben
and Johnson and Holzmann, who          Bernard found that out when CHS
had prepared 400 servings, were        sophomore Nick Gould and ninth-
assisted by a trio of young Colo-      grader Steven Brendun “locked”
nials in period dress from Carmel      him in their user-friendly version
High School: Keira Breslin, Han-       of stocks.
nah Aull, and Claire McNerney.               Instruments of Colonial-era
     Outside, more teens in Colo-      medicine were displayed; the
nial clothes taught their 21st cen-    jagged tooth saws a gruesome
tury counterparts how to properly      reminder of how far medicine has
hold a musket, the long and usu-       progressed over time.
ally heavy gun used for hunting              Quilting then was pretty
and warfare in days gone by.           much the same as quilting now,
     From all appearances, it          and seventh-graders picked up
looked as though technology            their needles and thread and
specialist Jeff Diamonde was en-       stitched through the muslin fabric
joying the Colonial era games as       stretched on a frame, much as they
much as his seventh-grade stu-         would have done as a form of
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  Westchester Man Arrested After    Police Investigate
Selling Drugs to Undercover Deputy Suspicious Substance
By Marty Collins                         Deputies chased Demicheli as he       found he had been arrested on                 At about 5 p.m. Nov. 30 a          outside the police department. The
      After a two-month investiga-       ran into a wooded area and when       23 prior criminal charges, 17 of        Mahopac resident brought a suspi-        Putnam County Hazmat Team and
tion where an undercover deputy          they caught him, found that he had    which were felonies. The charges        cious substance she had received         Mahopac Fire Department were
in the Putnam County Sheriff’s           35 baggies of heroin, 19 baggies      included narcotics-related crimes,      in the mail to the Carmel Police         called, along with Postal Police
Narcotics Enforcement Unit in-           of crack cocaine and $1,125 in        assault, and reckless endanger-         Headquarters on McAlpin Av-              Inspector Joseph Pereira.
filtrated a suspected drug opera-        cash in his possession, according     ment. He also has two prior felony      enue. She said she had received               The substance was tested at
tion and purchased heroin from a         to police.                            convictions and at least 13 pend-       an anonymous Christmas card in           the scene and determined to be
dealer four times, a Westchester              Demicheli was arrested and       ing charges in various jurisdic-        the mail the night before, which         folic acid, which is considered
County man was arrested for sell-        charged with four counts of third-    tions throughout New York State,        contained a white, powdery sub-          harmless.
ing narcotics in Putnam Valley.          degree criminal possession and        said police.                            stance. The resident explained                Police advise anyone who re-
      Stefano M. Demicheli, 24, of       criminal sale of a controlled sub-         Demicheli was arraigned            that while examining the card            ceives a suspicious package not to
Cortlandt, was arrested Dec. 1 af-       stance, class B felonies. He was      before Kent Town Justice J. Pe-         and envelope she had touched             transport it, but immediately call
ter being pursued by a surveillance      also charged with resisting arrest.   ter Collins and remanded to the         the substance and subsequently           the police. The substance should
team waiting for him to arrive in a           During a criminal history        Putnam County jail without bail.        felt numbness on her face and had        be isolated so as not to contami-
parking lot near Oregon Corners.         search of Demicheli, deputies                                                 watery eyes.                             nate other locations or people.
                                                                                                                             Police asked her to leave               The case remains under in-
Carmel Police Make Assault Arrests                                                                                     the lobby and place the envelope         vestigation by Carmel police.

     Moises Diaz, 37, of Mahopac,        responded but was located a short     tavern. At about 2 a.m. Carmel po-      Kent Police Announce
                                                                                                                          Recent Arrests
was arrested Nov. 24 and charged         time later. He was arraigned by       lice officers responded to a business
with second-degree assault for an        Carmel Town Justice Joseph Spof-      on East Lake Boulevard in Mahopac
alleged physical altercation. At         ford and remanded to the Putnam       for a report of a male who was as-
about 7 p.m., Carmel police officers     County jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.   saulted and threatened with a knife.         The Kent Police Department          Drive. Both were released on their
Jeff responded to a report that a        He was scheduled to return to court   Quitanilla-Ardon was arrested and       has released the following arrest        own recognizance and scheduled
male victim was struck in the heard      at a later date.                      found to be in possession of a pocket   information:                             to return to court at a later date.
with a bottle causing lacerations to           Alonso Quitanilla-Ardon, 33,    knife, said police. He was charged           Paul Marek, 21, of Carmel,               Karen Scully, 46, of Kent,
his face. He was taken to Putnam         of Carmel was arrested Nov. 25        with third-degree assault, second-      was charged Nov. 23 with first-          was charged Nov. 18 with driving
Hospital Center. The suspect, Diaz,      and charged with assault following    degree menacing and fourth-degree       degree unlawfully dealing with a         while intoxicated after a police of-
was not at the residence when police     an alleged confrontation at a local   possession of a weapon. He was ar-      child. He is accused of providing        ficer reportedly witnessed her rear-
                                                                               raigned in Carmel Town Court and        alcohol to three individuals under       end a vehicle at the intersection of
                                                                               sent to Putnam County jail in lieu      the age of 21. Marek was released        Route 52 and Towners Road, and
       SPAIN & SPAIN PC                                                        of $5,000 bail. He was scheduled to
                                                                               return to court at a later date.
                                                                                     Patrick Vicario, 19, of Ma-
                                                                                                                       on his own recognizance and was
                                                                                                                       scheduled to appear in court at a
                                                                                                                                                                an investigation revealed that she
                                                                                                                                                                was under the influence. Scully
            ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                                   hopac, was charged Nov. 27 with
                                                                                                                       later date.
                                                                                                                            David Beers, 26, of Kent, was
                                                                                                                                                                was released on her own recogni-
                                                                                                                                                                zance and was scheduled to appear
                                                                               drug possession following a traffic     charged Nov. 22 with seventh-            in court at a later date.
                                                                               stop. Police stopped Vicario at about   degree criminal possession of a               Melody Sciortino, 57, of
       PERSONAL INJURY/ACCIDENT                                                9 p.m. on East Lake Boulevard in        controlled substance and posses-         Kent, was charged Nov. 23 with
                           (No Fees Unless Recovery)                           Mahopac for speeding and found          sion of a hypodermic instrument.         aggravated DWI after she alleg-
                                                                               him to be in possession of mari-        At the time of his arrest, Beers was     edly went to pick up two people
                                                                               juana and a knife. He was charged       allegedly in possession oxyco-           which the police were holding
  WILLIAM D. SPAIN, JR.                                                        with fourth-degree possession of        done. He was released on his own         in the back of a patrol car from
  C. COMPTON SPAIN                                                             a weapon, unlawful possession of        recognizance and was scheduled           a previous complaint. When Sci-
  ROSE S. DeBELLIS                                                             marijuana, and traffic violations.      to reappear in court at a later date.    ortino approached the officer, he
                                           671 RT. 6 MAHOPAC                   He was released on his own recog-            Michael Mallon, 22, of Car-         reportedly smelled alcohol on her
  FREE Consultation/30 Yrs. Exp                                                nizance and is scheduled to return      mel, and Steven Puchalski, 22, of        breath, and further investigation
                                                                               to court at a later date.               Kent, were charged Nov. 11 with          determined she was intoxicated.
                                                                                                                       unlawful possession of marijuana         She was released on her own
                                                                                                                       after they were allegedly found to       recognizance and was scheduled
                                                                                                                       have drugs on them on Lake Shore         to appear in court at a later date.

                                                                                                                        Land Acquisition                        something really, really special,”
                                                                                                                                                                said Blumberg. He said his father
                                                                                                                       Expands Cranberry                        turned down many offers to sell
                                                                                                                                                                or develop the land, looking for a
                                                                                                                         Mountain By a                          way to put it to special use.
                                                                                                                             Third                                   Six years ago, when Blum-
                                                                                                                                                                berg’s father was 93 years old, he
                                                                                                                         Continued from Page 1                  entered into serious discussions
                                                                                                                                                                with the DEC and TPL to secure
                                                                                                                                                                the land as a wildlife habitat.
                                                                                                                       these days to accomplish things,”        However, he passed away three
                                                                                                                       said Martens.                            years ago, before the deal was
                                                                                                                            The commissioner explained          finalized.
                                                                                                                       that not only will the property               “He was very excited that we
                                                                                                                       allow for more open hunting and          were moving forward,” Blumberg
                                                                                                                       fishing, but it will also better pro-    said.
                                                                                                                       tect reservoirs in the New York               Chairman of the Friends of
                                                                                                                       Highlands that provide drinking          the Great Swamp Jim Utter said
                                                                                                                       water to more than 9 million             this land acquisition is something
                                                                                                                       people in New York City.                 that’s been dreamed about for 20
                                                                                                                            Lawrence Blumberg said his          years.
                                                                                                                       father acquired the land more than            “Thinking about what might
                                                                                                                       50 years ago as part of a business       have been there, makes you really
                                                                                                                       transaction.                             grateful for what is happening,”
                                                                                                                            “He always felt that this was       he said.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                         PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                                          PAGE 9

                                                                                                                                                              or grandchildren, you may want to
                                                                                                                                                              help them pay for college.
                                                                                                 Financial Advice                                                  Reason No. 5: You’ll want to
                                                                                                                                                              keep in mind investment-related
                                                                                                    By Bill Hammond                                           taxes. Taxes, like inflation, can eat
                                                                                                                                                              into your investment returns. You’ll
                                                                                                                                                              need to evaluate whether you can

                                                                                Five Good Reasons to Create
                                                                                                                                                              benefit from tax-advantaged invest-
                                                                                                                                                              ments and retirement accounts,
                                                                                                                                                              such as traditional or Roth IRAs.
                                                                                   an Investment Strategy                                                          So there you have it – five
                                                                                                                                                              good reasons to adhere to a unified
                                                                                    Some people buy investments              Reason No. 3: You need to        investment strategy that’s tailored
                                                                              here and there, now and then. Oth-       help manage the unexpected. You        to your situation. This type of
                                                                              ers open an Individual Retirement        can’t predict what life will hold      “blueprint” may not sound glamor-
                                                                              Account, put some money in it, and       in store for you. To cope with         ous, and it’s certainly not a “get rich
                                                                              then forget about it. But this type of   unexpected costs, such as a major      quick” formula, but it will help you
                                               Photo by Marty Collins
                                                                              haphazard investment behavior can        car repair or a new furnace, you’ll    stay on track toward your important

Youth Court Trainees Prep
                                                                              lead to haphazard results. On the        need to create an emergency fund       financial goals.
                                                                              other hand, you’ve got five good         containing six to 12 months worth           Bill Hammond has been a
                                                                              reasons for creating and following       of living expenses so that you won’t   financial advisor with Edward
for Bar Exam, Mock Trials                                                     a comprehensive, long-term invest-
                                                                              ment strategy.
                                                                                                                       be forced to dip into your long-term
                                                                                                                       investments. And to deal with other
                                                                                                                                                              Jones since 2009. Hammond, who
                                                                                                                                                              is a long-time resident of Lake
                                                                                    Reason No. 1: You want to          major uncertainties of life, you’ll    Carmel, has more than 30 years of
By Marty Collins                             The trainees have been pre-      enjoy a comfortable retirement           need adequate life and disability      experience in the financial services
     Earlier this month, this year’s   pared for their courtroom roles        lifestyle. For most people, building     insurance.                             industry. Edward Jones, as a firm,
Putnam County Youth Court              not only by Reitz and Aull but         resources for retirement is the most           Reason No. 4: You need re-       embraces the importance of build-
trainees, the largest group in the     also by professionals such as          powerful reason to invest. As a key      sources for major life events. Your    ing long-term, face-to-face rela-
program’s 23-year history, took        Putnam County Judge James Reitz        part of your investment strategy,        retirement may eventually require      tionships with individual investors
the Bar Exam and participated in       who advised the group on proper        you’ll want to consider investments      the bulk of your financial resources   to help them understand and make
a mock trial – well, trials. Because   courtroom demeanor.                    that have growth potential. The pro-     – but it’s not the only milestone      sense of investment options avail-
of the group’s size, 40-plus young-          “Make sure you speak up,         portion of your portfolio devoted to     for which you’ll need to save and      able today. Hamond can be reached
sters, Youth Court coordinators        speak loud and clear,” Reitz told      these growth investments should be       invest. You may need a down pay-       at his Carmel branch office, 208
Barbara Reitz and Adrienne Aull        the group.                             based on your individual risk toler-     ment on a house, or you may some       Route 52, by calling 845-225-5410,
decided there had to be two trials           Also helping out was defense     ance and time horizon.                   day even want to purchase a vaca-      or on the company website at: www.
scheduled so that each trainee         attorney Joseph Tock of Mahopac              And, as you move much closer       tion home. And if you have children
would have a chance to participate     who explained the research ex-         to your actual retirement date, you
and take on one of the various         pected of good defense attorneys       may decide to shift some – but
judicial roles in a courtroom.         as they prepared to defend their       certainly not all – of your portfolio
     Youth Court is an option
available to young people under
the age of 16 years who have
                                       client. He also coached the teams
                                       as they worked on writing out
                                       their defense statements.
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been charged for the first time              Another night, Assistant         less volatility.                             FUrNItUre Store
with a serious crime. In Youth         District Attorney Chana Krauss               Reason No. 2: You need to
Court, the defendant is tried by his   came in to instruct and advise the
peers who take on the roles of the     trainees on the responsibilities of
                                                                              stay ahead of inflation. Over the          NeW Mattresses
judge, bailiff, court clerk, as well   a prosecuting attorney whose role
                                                                              past few years we’ve experienced
                                                                              relatively low inflation, but over
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as that of the team of defense and     is to seek justice for the victim of   time, even a low inflation rate can
prosecuting attorneys.                 a crime.                                                                                914-205-8064
                                                                              dramatically erode the value of your                Showroom
     The Bar Exam the trainees               This year’s trial involves a     savings and investments. That’s
took is a written test of judicial     fictitious case of second-degree                                         
                                                                              why you may want to consider in-              1511 Route 22, Suite 1A
and legal facts they were taught       aggravated harassment, a class A       vestments that provide the potential
throughout their weekly Wednes-        misdemeanor, where a youth is                                                        (A&P Shopping Plaza),
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day night training sessions.           charged with leaving harassing
     But on this night, Nov. 16,       and threatening messages on the
the last session before the exam       victim’s Facebook page and cell
and the trials would take place,       phone. The cases used in these
Reitz and Aull attempted to assure     mock trial exercises often reflect
the trainees that they were truly      actual cases that have been han-
prepared for the test and should       dled by more seasoned members
not be worried. The two women          of Putnam’s Youth Court program.
planned for the group to review              Following their bar exam
information likely to be found on      review, the trainees did a walk
the bar exam, much to the relief       through of the upcoming trial and
of many of the trainees.               read from a script that Reitz and
     Several Youth Court mem-          Aull had prepared based on the
bers who volunteer their time          facts of the case and on the de-
with the trainees each week set        fense and prosecution statements
up a gaming-style wheel with           the trainees had compiled. It was
pie-shaped segments containing         another exercise the coordinators
court related questions, or asking     prepared to assure the youngsters
for definitions.                       they were ready for court. As the
     Afterward, Lucas McCauley         night progressed, trainees made
and Aidan McElroy, both 12 years       changes to their scripts and were
old and seventh-graders at the Ma-
hopac Middle School, said they
                                       told new scripts would be ready
                                       for them Nov. 30, when the trials
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thought the review was helpful.
“It was good,” McCauley said.
                                       would be held.
                                             Just before they were dis-
                                                                                                     with Local, Personal Service”
“It was fun.”                          missed, Reitz and Aull congratu-
     Shane Leuschner, 14, an           lated their charges on jobs well
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said he was more nervous about         they were indeed ready for their
the upcoming trials “because of        courtroom debuts.                                             Mobile Homes • Pleasure Boats
the pressure with other people               Still, the facial expressions
watching you.”                         on some the youngsters told a                                         Motor Homes
     McElroy echoed Leuschner’s        different tale.
concerns, saying he felt “pretty             “They’re really ready,” said                             Policies for Small Business
prepared” for trial “but the pres-     Reitz. “They may not believe that
sure of everybody watching you         but they’ll see. It’s just something
and listening” was a little over-      they just have to go through.”

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 Santa Comes to Town for “Holiday on the Lake”
                                        Area residents flooded
                                        the streets of Carmel on
                                        Dec. 3 for the Hamlet of
                                        Carmel’s annual “Holiday
                                        on the Lake” event. The
                                        day of festivities included
                                        a reading of Christmas
                                        stories at Reed Memorial
                                        Library, chowder tasting,
                                        caroling, hay rides, face
                                        painting, music, a parade
                                        and tree lighting. Photos
                                        by Holly Toal.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                        PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                           PAGE 11

 Students Featured in PAC Hosts Annual Gift and Gourmet Sale
Graphic Design Exhibit

                                                                                                                                                     Holiday Craft, Art, Gift and
                                                                                                                                                     Gourmet Sale at the Belle
                                                                                                                                                     Levine Art Center. Photos by
                                                                                                                                                     Marty Collins.

                                                                                                                                                     By Marty Collins
                                                                                                                                                          A members preview and
                                                                                                                                                     reception was held Friday, Dec.
                                                                                                                                                     2 in the Belle Levine Art Cen-
                                                                                                                                                     ter gallery by the Putnam Arts
                                                                                                                                                     Council as they opened their
                                                                                                                                                     Holiday Craft, Art, Gift and
                                                                                                                                                     Gourmet Sale at their 521 Ken-
                                                                                                                                                     nicut Hill Road location in
                                                                                                                                                     Mahopac. Admission is free to
                                                                                                                                                     the popular art sale where more
                                                                                                                                                     than 50 artisans from across the
                                                                                                                                                     region have their pottery, wood-
                                                                                                                                                     crafts, fibercrafts, paintings,
Artwork by Lea Pepaj and Zachary Puckhaber.                                                                                                          photography, jewelry, toiletries
                                                                                                                                                     and gourmet food items on sale
     Graphic design artwork by          color, as an element of the design.                                                                          in time for holiday giving – or
fifth-graders at Austin Road El-             Students participating in this                                                                          keeping. The show is open from
ementary is currently on display        exhibit include Drew Riolo, John                                                                             noon until 5 p.m. daily, except
in the Young Arts Gallery at            Dundon, Ariel Munoz, Daisy                                                                                   Mondays, and runs through
Mahopac Public Library, 668             Tuquinagui, Olivia Meyer, Kas-                                                                               Dec. 18. For more information,
Route 6. The display will remain        sandra McGough, Ariana Poniros,                                                                              contact PAC at: 845-803-8622.
open through Dec. 30 and can be         Alesio Shelna, Gjyste Vukaj,

                                                                               School Carries on Holiday
viewed during regular business          Tyra Moses, Kevin Ryan, Nicole
hours.                                  Filicko, Julian Vitiello, Olivia
     The students in Tess Zinzi’s       Spano, Zachary Puckhaber, Lea
art classes looked at advertise-        Pepaj, Katelyn Giorgio, Derek

                                                                                   Dinner Tradition
ments, logos, cereal boxes and          Quirke, Peter Matuck, Austin
other everyday items to see how         Kenny, Genesis Pepe, Juliana Hig-
color and design affect the way         gins, Nick Saetta, Joey LoBello,
these items are perceived. Then,        Sarah Arcuni, Sean Brech, Gjon
starting with a fish as the basic       Narkaj, Preston Ryan, Dorinda
element of this graphic design          Murray, Priscilla Holloway, Ash-
project, each student was free to       ley Munoz, Fjolla Berisha, Clau-
create his own unique fish shape.       dia Betham, Cole McCracken,
Using magic markers, the students       Ian Barthelmes, Tara Feierstein,
drew inventive patterns onto the        Joe Dedvukaj, Judy Bentivegna,
fish, and incorporated their first      Torri Omboni, Ronan Madden
names in a bright, contrasting          and Joe Tetto.

Silver Starlites Shine
   at Competition
     Local twirling team The Sil-       such as two-baton, strut and flag
ver Starlites started off the 2011-12   baton. The Starlites also swept
competition season with a bang.         when it came to individual events.
Eight Starlites won first place         From left are Ashley Sheil, Leah
for the Battle of the Berkshires        Santalis, Calise Henry, Cassandra          The Matthew Patterson El-    more than 30 years. Each class       Hart, Mr. Keenan, the Parent-
Extreme Twirler Contest in their        Conrad, Annamarie Leske, Sophie       ementary School recently hosted   participates in cooking the meal,    Teacher Organization, kitchen
age division, while other Starlites     Rohling, Lisa Conrad and Gabri-       its annual Thanksgiving feast,    and the dads take care of roasting   staff and teachers all help make
won in other various categories         elle Santalis.                        which has been celebrated for     the turkeys on an open fire. Mr.     the event a success.
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                       Putnam County Community Events
        Presents                         hotline: 1-800-984-0066.               courses! For information:Elsa Petix,     -12 p.m. at their council on East
                                                                                                                                                                   Renewal Retreat
        Needed                            Mental Health                         Director @ 628-3256 x 583                Lake Blvd. $5 per adult / children
                                                                                                                                                                         Lama Surya Das Presents a

     Putnam Community Action
                                               NAMI, the National Alliance         Shop for Her                          eat free.All proceeds to benefit vari-
                                                                                                                         ous Knights charities.                    Winter Renewal Retreat at Garrison
                                                                                                                                                                   Institute from Jan. 1 through Jan. 8.
                                         on Mental Illness, offers a Family          Gifts for the Ladies Night on
Program Annual Toy Drive, which
is currently underway. The program
                                         to Family Education Program which      Thurs., Dec. 15. Men come to The               Kids Rock                           It features both natural meditation
                                                                                                                                                                   and Dzogchen meditation. To learn
                                         is free to family members, partners    Winery at St. George located at               The Southeast Museum, 67
is seeking donations of new, un-         and friends of loved ones strug-       1715 E. Main St. in Mohegan Lake         Main St., Brewster will hold a            more about this retreat and others
wrapped toys or gifts for children       gling with mental illness. Register    from 5:30 to 11:45 p.m. for a one-of-    children’s Rocks and Minerals             at the Garrison Institute, please
between the ages of newborn and 18       at: 845-278-7600 x 246. Classes        a- kind gift buying experience drink     Workshop. Learn about rocks and           visit our website. To learn about the
years of age. Donors are invited to      at Mahopac Library, 668 Rte 6.,        some wine as you shop. free admis-       minerals from the area especially         Dzogchen Center or regsiter for this
drop off items at the Sheriff’s Office   Mahopac, NY 10541.                     sion, complimentary door, prizes,        magnetite which was mined at              retreat, visit their website.
headquarters located off Fair Street
in Carmel, at the Town of Kent Po-         Rotary Mtgs.                         music, wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres
                                                                                & tapas available and great unique
                                                                                                                         the Tilly Foster Mine. Hands-on
                                                                                                                         activities for participants. Reserva-       Chess Classes
lice Department, located on Route             Carmel Rotary Club meets          vendor offerings. 914-455-4272 or        tion require, call 845-279-7500. $5             The Brewster Public Library
52 in Kent, at the Community Ac-         every Thursday at 12:15 p.m. at        visit www.TheWineryAtStGeorge.           donation requested.                       will offer afternoon (5:30-6:30pm)
tion Program Headquarters located        George’s Place, 36 Gleneida Ave.,                                                                                         chess classes on Wednesdays start-
at 121 Main Street in Brewster, or       Carmel. Brewster Rotary holds
                                                                                                                                Menorah                            ing Jan. 4th to March 28 (12 ses-
at any of the number of banks and
businesses participating in the Toys-
                                         its weekly meetings at Aversano’s         Bldgs &                                      Lighting
                                                                                                                                                                   sions) for children in grades K-8.
                                                                                                                                                                   $50 registration fee is due at reg-
for-Tots Program sponsored by the
                                         Restaurant on Tuesdays at 1620
                                         Route 22 #16, Brewster. Meeting         Grounds Mtg.                                  The Hamlet of Carmel Civic          istration. Register in person at the
Marine Corps League. Donations           starts at 12 p.m.                           The Board of Education of the       Association (HCCA) will be hold-          Brewster Public Library. Call 845-
should be dropped off as soon as                                                Mahopac School District will hold        ing its annual menorah lighting           279-6421 for more information.
possible, but preferably not later         Youth Group                          a Buildings & Grounds Committee          ceremony on Thurs., Dec. 22, the
than Fri., Dec.16, 2011 to insure             The Talkabouts is a group for     Meeting on Thurs, Dec. 15, at the        third day of the Hanukah season,
delivery to the children in time for
the holidays.
                                         kids who have a parent or sibling
                                         with mental illness. It is open to
                                                                                District Office at 6:30 p.m. at the
                                                                                Administration Buildings, 179 East
                                                                                                                         at 5:30pm. The menorah is located
                                                                                                                         on the shore of Lake Gleneida, at                 Driving
                                                                                                                                                                        Defensive Driving class at the
   Wreath Sale                           youth ages 7-18 who are aware of
                                         the diagnosis of the family member
                                                                                Lake Boulevard, Mahopac. The
                                                                                Dec. 8, Committee Meeting is being
                                                                                                                         the intersection of Routes 6 and
                                                                                                                         52 (opposite the Reed Memorial            Mahopac Library on Sat., Jan. 7
                                                                                                                                                                   from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Completion
     Brewster Fire Department’s          and have questions about mental ill-   cancelled. This meeting is open to       Library), and the public is invited to
annual Christmas tree & wreath sale      ness. Meetings are in Brewster call    the public.                              come help us celebrate. For more          of the course may result in a ten
begins late on Black Friday, the day                                                                                                                               percent liability insurance discount
after Thanksgiving. The sale will
                                         Joanne Carcare at 845-278-7600,
                                         ext. 238 for more info.                    Santa Paws                           information about the HCCA, visit
                                                                                                                         their website at www.carmelcivicas-       to the principal operator (check
                                                                                                                                                                   with your insurance company) as
continue until all of our wonderful                                                  The Putnam Humane Society
fresh Christmas trees and Auxiliary-     Al-Anon Groups                         will host a holiday caroling event
                                                                                                                                                                   well as a maximum of four points
decorated wreaths are sold!                   Are you concerned about           with Santa from noon to 3 p.m.                 Chanukah                            off the driver’s violation record.
                                                                                                                                                                   $45 per person; $35 for senior
Ornament Show                            someone’s drinking? You have
                                         choices. Al-Anon Family Groups
                                                                                Saturday, Dec. 17, at 68 Old Route
                                                                                6, Carmel. Participants are asked to
                                                                                                                              Temple Beth Shalom’s Cha-
                                                                                                                         nukah dinner and celebration will         citizens. In-person registration
      Works by Garrison Art Center       can help. To find a meeting call       bring a toy for one of the resident      be held on Fri, Dec. 23. Fun begins       with payment required. Checks or
students and teachers will be on         1-888-4Al-Anon (1-888-425-2666)        dogs or cats. 845 225-7777.              at 4:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6:15       cash only; make checks payable to
exhibition through Dec. 18. In                                                                                                                                     Jack Coxen.
addition, an Art Tree is covered
                                         Mon - Fri 8am to 6pm ET Or visit
                                for meeting            Xmas Dinner                            p.m. Dinner is $18 for adults,
                                                                                                                         $10 for children between 5 and
with unique handmade ornaments           information.                                An Old fashioned Christmas          12, children under 5 are free, and
donated by local artists. The orna-                                             Dinner by the Fireplace at The                                                          Come watch the newly re-
ments are for sale and proceeds ben-     Computer Help                          Lodge at Tilly Foster, 100 Rt. 312,
                                                                                                                         maximum per family is $40. RSVP
                                                                                                                         at 845-628-6133.                          leased movie “Moneyball,” starring
                                                                                                                                                                   Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill on Tues.,
efit Art Center education programs.          Computer help is available on      Brewster on Sat., Dec. 17 at 6 p.m.
Artists’ reception on Dec. 9 from 6      Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1       $35 per family, $20 single, under 8             Menorah                            Jan. 10 at Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s
                                                                                                                                                                   Crossing from 1 to 3:15 p.m. Rated
to 8pm. Gallery admission is free.
Closed Mondays.
                                         pm and 3 pm at Brewster Library, 79
                                         Main St., Brewster. No experience
                                                                                free. Reservations Required: 845-
                                                                                228-4265.                                       Lighting                           PG13. Based on the book by Mi-
                                                                                                                              Temple Beth Shalom of Ma-            chael Lewis.
        Art Sale                         necessary! Bring your laptop or use
                                         one of our PC.                           Caroling Fun                           hopac will be leading the Menorah
                                                                                                                                                                   Resume Writing
     The Putnam Arts Council will                                                    Join members of the Kent            Candle Lighting at the Jefferson
celebrate the holiday season with               LinkedIn                        Historical Society on Sat., Dec. 17      Valley Mall on Sat., Dec. 24th at              Resume writing workshop
                                                                                                                                                                   for adults on Fri., Jan. 13 at Kent
its 17th annual holiday craft, art            LinkedIn seminar conducted        at 1:30 p.m. for their special holiday   5:45 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                   Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, from
and gift and gourmet sale through
Dec. 18 at the Belle Levine Art
                                         by Marc Halpert at Temple Beth
                                         Shalom,760 Rt 6 in Mahopac on
                                                                                outing as they meet at the old Kent
                                                                                Town Hall at 770 Rte 52 to carpool       Holiday Breakfast                         10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Center in Mahopac. Admission is
free. The sale will feature work
                                         Tues., Dec. 12 from 7-8 p.m. . A
                                         full explanation and tutorial on
                                                                                for their annual Christmas caroling
                                                                                songfest to Putnam Nursing and
                                                                                                                              On Sat., Dec. 24, Brewster Ro-
                                                                                                                         tary will donate a Holiday breakfast        Foreign Film
by 50-plus artisans from across          every component and best usage of      Rehab Center, Putnam Ridge Nurs-         at Applebee’s restaurant in Brewster           Film Movement @ MPL pres-
the region. For more information,        LinkedIn. It is open to the general    ing Home and the Veteran’s Home          from 8AM-10AM. This free break-           ents the Chinese film “Piano in a
call 845-803-8622 or go to www.          public and there is no charge for      on Drewville Road. The group ends        fast offer is limited to 300 ticket       Factory” by Zhang Meng, on Mon.,                   the seminar. To RSVP call 845-         their fun at the Carmel Diner with       holders.                                  Jan. 16 at 6:30 pm at Mahopac Li-
                                                                                                                                                                   brary. Popcorn provided. Registra-
Safety Seat Checks                       628-6133.                              a Dutch treat dinner. Contact Cathy
                                                                                                                         Christmas Services                        tion is requested.
     Putnam Hospital Center is of-       5-Hour Course                          Wargas at: Catherine.Wargas@
                                                                                                 Christmas Services at New
                                                                                                                         Life Bible Church. Christmas Eve              Galef Town
fering parents free child safety seat        Pre-License 5 Hour Course
checks/installations. Nationally         will be held at Mahopac High           Holiday Concert                          Candlelight service at 6:30 p.m. and
                                                                                                                         Christmas morning Worship Service              Meeting
certified car seat technicians will      School on Tues., Dec.13, 5-10 p.m.          A Hudson Highlands Holiday
                                                                                                                         at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend.          A discussion on a variety of
check or teach parents how to install        $30 cash only. Register early to   Concert to benefit the arts in the
                                                                                                                         Church located at 476 Farmers Mills       important issues with Assembly-
their child’s car seat. Special needs    guarantee courses. For information:    school on Sat., Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                         Road, Carmel.                             woman Sandy Galef at Kent Li-
car seat fittings are also available.    Elsa Petix, Director @ 628-3256        in Haldane School Auditorium.                                                      brary. 17 Sybil’s Crossing, on Jan.
There is no charge for this service      x 583.                                 Featuring: The Grand Slambo-
                                                                                                                                Pajama                             28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
but appointments are needed. Call:
845-475-9746 or 845-475-9742.               Weight Loss                         vians, MotherLode Trio, Hudson
                                                                                Highlands Pipe Band and special                Storytime                             Save the Date
                                              Putnam Hospital Center will
   PADV Meets                            offer a free seminar on weight loss
                                                                                guest: Dar Williams. $40 Gen-
                                                                                eral Admission. Tickets available
                                                                                                                              Pajama Storytime with spe-
                                                                                                                         cial guest reader on Wed., Dec. 28
                                                                                                                                                                        Fri, Feb. 11: Casino Night
                                                                                                                                                                   hosted by The Greater Mahopac-
     The public is always welcome        surgery options presented by bariat-   at (http://tinyurl.         from 7-7:30pm at Kent Library,            Carmel Chamber of Commerce at
to attend when People Against            ric surgeons Dr. Thomas Cerabona,      com/2011haldaneconcert). Suitable        17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Cliffs.         the Mahopac Fire Department from
Domestic Violence meets at noon          Dr. Ashutosh Kaul and Dr. Anthony      for children 10 years and older.
                                                                                                                         Storytime for all ages. Come in           8 PM- 12 AM.
on the 1st Friday of each month at       Maffei at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.
George’s Restaurant, 36 Gleneida         13. For reservations, call 845-230-         Bird Count                          your pajamas to hear stories read
                                                                                                                         by special guest readers from the
Avenue, Carmel. For more infor-          4797.                                       Christmas Bird Count with the
                                                                                                                         community. 845-225-4620                     Send Us Your
mation, call Mike McDonough at:
845-225-9229.                             Reduce Points                         Waterman Bird Club on Sat., Dec.
                                                                                17. Call Herb at (609) 577-3477 to              Breakfast                             Community
                                               Defensive Driving 6 Hour
      Nar-Anon                           Ins/Pt. Reduction will be held at
                                                                                join a group. Web: www.waterman-
                                                                                                                              Amvets breakfast buffet fund
                                                                                                                         raiser on Sun., Jan 1, at VFW Post
    The Nar-Anon Family Support          Mahopac High School, on Wed.
Group meets every Wed. at 7 p.m.         and Thurs. Dec. 14 and 15 from            Buffet B’fast                         9257, 4 Fairfield Dr. Patterson
                                                                                                                         from 9 a.m. to noon. Full breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                        Let everyone in
at VFW Hall on Gleneida Ave.,            6:30-9:30 p.m. Classes will be held         Mahopac Knights of Columbus                                                     Putnam County know
Carmel to help those affected by         at Mahopac High School $45/$35         are holding a buffet breakfast for       menu. Complimentary Mimosa’s &              about your upcoming
someone else’s addiction. Nar-Anon       sr. cit. Register early to guarantee   charity on Sun., Dec. 18 from 9 a.m.     Bloody Mary’s. Adults $10; kids $5.
                                                                                                                                                                      Community Events.
                                                                                                                                                                          Send info to
                                          For additional event listings in Putnam County, be sure to visit                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                       Please allow two
                                  and                                                                             weeks notice.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                                              PUTNAM COUNTY   PAGE 13

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       pRiceS VAliD w/coupoNS
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           offers. exp 12/31/11


                Peach                             36 Pack Cans
    4.99 6 Pack $22.99
   $                                                                                     30 Pack

   18.99 Case    2 for 44
  prices valid with coupoN oNlY!              prices valid with coupoN oNlY!
                                                                                 prices valid with coupoN oNlY!
      Not valid with other offers.                Not valid with other offers.       Not valid with other offers.

   OW                                           OW                                             Regular or
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                                                                                  12 Pack
            12 Packs                          $
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                        auto body                                        SPECIALIZING IN ALL ASPECTS OF HAIR,
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                                                               Mon & Tues 10-5           Thursday 10-8              Saturday 9-6
          121 Stillwater Road • Mahopac, NY 10541              Wednesday 10-7              Friday 9-6               Sunday 10-3

                         600 Route 6 Suite B, Mahopac, NY 10541 (845) 803-8167

                                                                    SCRAP METAL
                                                                     CLEAnouTS                     DEMoLITIon
                                                                      Basements                          Buildings
                                                                     Garage/Attic                          Pools
                                                                    Yd. / Warehouse                       Sheds

                                                                     fREE METAL• Washers • Dryers
                                                                    Refridgerators • Stoves
                                                                Hot Water Heaters • Boilers • Air Conditioners
                                                                    Pools • Sheds • BBQs • Lawn Furniture
                                                                              vehicle Batteries
                                                                           Service 7 Days a Week
                                                                                    Paul Mongelli Jr.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                     PUTNAM COUNTY                                                   PAGE 15

                     1/4 page
      $25.00                                                            Fall Sale!
                                                           Materials and Installation
                                                                         Red Oak 3 1/4 x 4 3/4
            The Shop Mahopac section of                                 Prefinish $6.75 sq. ft.
              the Putnam County Times is                         Sanding & Refinishing $1.35 sq. ft.
        distributed in Mahopac supermarkets,                     All Phases of Carpentry & Trim Work
              gas stations, the library, etc.
                               PLuS                                      Licensed & Insured
             it is now mailed to all the homes                          3 Coats Polyurethane
                 on the RFD routes from the
                    Mahopac Post office
                   on a rotating schedule
                                                                    OVER 20 YEaRs ExpERiEncE
        Call keith akroyd 845-207-3007                     Serving Putnam & Surrounding Counties

                                                          The Dance Shop II

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                               Early Bird Special:

  All-Out All Access Memberships
     Don’t Wait for the New Year, Sign Up Today and Save!                                       Think U-HAUL of Mahopac
          Enroll for a                                Enroll for a
      6-Month Membership                          12-Month Membership
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                       All Access Memberships include:
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                           Large Group Classes
            Join in our Kickboxing, Zumba and other classes

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              of the cancellation fee from your current gym
   Cannot be combined with any other offer. Enroll by October 31, 2011 for free months.

                                                                Zumba or
                                                             Kickboxing Class
                                                                   Expires 12/14
                                                                    Exp. 10/31/11

      845-628-0088                                           Half-Hour Fitness
                                                                                                      Across the street from Chili’s
   862 Route 6, Mahopac                                        Assessment                             Call Today (914) 263-9654                                          Expires 12/14
                                                                   Exp. 10/31/11

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            122 Buckshollow Road, Mahopac

                                                                                                              Expires 12/14
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                     PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                 PAGE 17

   Aardvark Insurance
   K&H Reichbach Insurance
                 oved           600 Route 6, Suite a
         We’ve m                Mahopac, NY 10541 • 845.208.3707                                 a Family entertainment center
             to a
                  tion:                                            3699 Hill Blvd, Jefferson vally, NY 10535
         new loca                                                                                             open Bowling Schedule
                                                                                                         always Call to ensure availability
      WHAts All tHe tAlK About???                                                                                  914-245-7770
         While Your Neighbors are
        saving on their Insurance,                                                             We offer Jr. Leagues, Senior Leagues, Men’s Leagues,

              Why Aren’t You?                                                                 Women’s Leagues, and mixed Leagues, also once a month
                                                                                                                 Leagues available.
       We Get You Affordable Rates!                                                                            Open BOwLing
      Call today, You CAN sAve too!                                                           available on weekdays and weekends, morning, afternoon
                                                                                             and nightwhen leagues are not bowling. always call for avail-

       Make 1 Call… Get 7 Quotes
                                                                                                              ability at 914-245-7770.

                                                                                                          Birthday parties
              From “A” rated insurance companies:                                            Have your child’s birthday party here at Jv Lanes. For $18 per
         Travelers • Progressive • Kemper • Farmers                                           child it includes 2 hours of bowling, all of the bowlings equip-
      Hartford • Mercury • Safeco • American Commerce                                                    ment, 5 choices of entrees, fries and soda.

      One of the fastest growing agencies in the Hudson Valley                                      snack Bar and LOunge
           Replacing Numerous Policies from                                                   We have a fully stocked snack bar offering your favorite fast
       Allstate, Geico, & State Farm every month.                                            food and some surprises. The lounge is open at night serving
                                                                                               top shelf liquor and imported and domestic beers. also, we
 our other location: 92 North Avenue • Suite 204 • New Rochelle, NY 10801 • 914.738.1008                 have a large screen Tv and a pool table.
                                                                   MOOnLight BOwLing
                                                                                             Friday and Saturday nights at 10:00 pm with Disco lights, a
                                                                                              DJ and music, music, music! Reservations recommended!
                                                                                             For the price of $20 per person you will have 2 1/2 hours of
          Pick up a Free copy                                                                unlimited bowling and free shoes (or) $6 a game per person
                                                                                                             for bowling and $3 for shoes!

             of the tIMeS                                                                                $3 seniOr speciaLs
                                                                                                             Monday thru Friday 9am to 6pm

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                      Red Mills Market                                                     C  pora cial Rat
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                    A&P Supermarket
               Key Food Supermarket
                    Carmel Town Hall                                                                      OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
                                                                                                     FROM 9AM TO MIDNIGHT OR CLOSING!
          Stop & Shop Supermarket
                      Mahopac Library                                                            Free
                                                                                                 gaMe!                           $10 OFF
                American Oil - Rte. 6                                                      One (1) Free Game When You
                                                                                                                                 JV Birthday Party
                                                                                           Bowl and Pay for Two Games                Coupon
                Mickey’s Gulf - Rte. 6                                                      Not valid for moonlight bowling.     Not valid for moonlight bowling.
                                                                                            With coupon only. Not valid with     With coupon only. Not valid with
                                                                                                                                  any other offers or discounts.
                             BSAF Bank                                                       any other offers or discounts.
                                                                                                    Expires 12/7/11                      Expires 12/7/11
PAGE 18                                                                                                PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                        WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011

                           PUTNAM COUNTY AND TOWN NOTICES
                                                   To Place Legal Notices, Email ( or Call 845-628-8400
--------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------    --------------------------------------------
          PUBLIC NOTICE                                  PUBLIC NOTICE                                  PUBLIC NOTICE                                  PUBLIC NOTICE                                   PUBLIC NOTICE
--------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------    --------------------------------------------
                                               Venue is based upon the Coun-
                                               ty in which the mortgaged                                     Kent                            York to Delete Chapter 34,
                                                                                                                                             Driveway Construction, Chap-
                                                                                                                                                                                             North Main St. – a Commer-
                                                                                                                                                                                             cial Development plan S.B.L.
PUTNAM Wells Fargo Bank:,                      premises is situated. NOTICE                         NOTICE IS HEREBY                         ter A80, Road Construction,                     No. 56.19-2-11. Plans are on
N.A., as Trustee for ABFC                      YOU ARE IN DANGER OF                           GIVEN that the Zoning Board                    and Chapter A82, Private                        file in the office of the Vil-
2004-OPT3 Trust, ABFC As-                      LOSING YOUR HOME IF                            of Appeals of the Town of Kent                 Road Specifications, and to                     lage Clerk at least 5 days in
set-Backed Certificates, Series                YOU DO NOT RESPOND                             will hold a Public Heaing on                   adopt Chapter 61, Roads and                     advance of the Public Hearing
2004-OPT3, Plaintiff, against                  TO THIS SUMMONS AND                            DECEMBER 16, 2011 at the                       Driveways                                       and available for inspection.
Veronica Colman-Diaz; Jose                     COMPLAINT BY SERVING                           Kent Town Hall, 25 Sybil’s                          PUBLIC NOTICE is                           The Public Hearing will be fol-
R. Diaz; et al., Defendant(s).                 A COPY OF THE ANSWER                           Crossing, Kent Lakes, NY at                    hereby given that there has                     lowed by a Regular Meeting.
Pursuant to a Judgment of                      ON THE ATTORNEY FOR                            7:30 p.m. to review the fol-                   been introduced before the
Foreclosure and Sale duly                      T H E M O RT G A G E C O M -                   lowing applications:                           Town Board of the Town of                            The Public Hearing will
dated 9/29/2011 I, the under-                  PA N Y W H O F I L E D T H I S                       1. Warner, Tisha                         Kent, New York, on December                     take place at Village Hall, 50
signed Referee will sell at                    FORECLOSURE PROCEED-                                 488 Lassen Road                          6, 2011 a Local Law of the                      Main Street, Brewster, NY, at
public auction at the Lobby                    ING AGAINST YOU AND                                  Middleburgh, New York                    Town of Kent, Putnam County,                    7:30 P.M. ON December 27,
of Putnam County Courthouse,                   FILING THE ANSWER WITH                         12122                                          New York to Delete Chapter                      2011. Anyone wishing to be
20 County Center, Carmel,                      THE COURT, A DEFAULT                                 Rebuild house where it                   Delete Chapter 34, Driveway                     heard may do so as time per-
New York on 1/04/2012 at                       JUDGMENT MAY BE EN-                            burned down 2/3/1010 same                      Construction, Chapter A80,                      mits. The Village of Brewster
9:00AM, premises known as                      TERED AND YOU CAN                              foot print, going up second                    Road Construction, and Chap-                    will make every effort to as-
56 Stillwater Road, Mahopac,                   LOSE YOUR HOME. SPEAK                          floor for back half of home                    ter A82, Private Road Specifi-                  sure that the hearing is acces-
N Y 10541 A ll that certain                    TO AN ATTORNEY OR GO                           C H A P T E R 7 7 - 4 8 PA R A -               cations, and to adopt Chapter                   sible to persons with disabili-
plot piece or parcel of land,                  TO T H E C O U RT W H E R E                    GRAPH A, off LAKESHORE                         61, Roads and Driveways                         ties. Anyone requiring special
with the buildings and im-                     YOUR CASE IS PENDING                           DRIVE EAST, Lake Carmel,                            NOW THEREFORE,                             assistance and /or reasonable
provements erected, situate,                   FOR FURTHER INFORMA-                           To w n o f K e n t . Ta x M a p #              pursuant to Section 20 of the                   accommodations should con-
lying and being in the Town                    TION ON HOW TO ANSWER                          33.34-1-24.                                    Municipal Home Rule Law,                        tact the Village Clerk.
of Carmel, County of Putnam                    THE SUMMONS AND PRO-                                 2. Blasi, Malcolm L.                     the Town Board of the Town
and State of New York, Sec-                    T E C T Y O U R P R O P E RT Y.                      201 Ludingtonville Road                  of Kent, New York will hold                     Dated: November 29, 2011
tion 86.5 Block 1 Lot 22. Ap-                  SENDING A PAYMENT TO                           1B                                             a public hearing on the afore-
proximate amount of judgment                   YOUR MORTGAGE COM-                                   Holmes, New York 12531                   said Local Law t at the Town                         BY ORDER OF THE
$235,848.99 plus interest and                  PANY WILL NOT STOP THIS                              Requests permission to                   Offices, 25 Sybil’s Crossing,                      PLANNING BOARD OF
costs. Premises will be sold                   FORECLOSURE ACTION.                            create two (2) lots out of                     Kent Lakes, New York, on                             THE VILLAGE OF
subject to provisions of filed                 YOU MUST RESPOND BY                            lots merged Liber 1687/page                    December 20, 2011 at 7:00                                BREWSTER
Judgment Index# 1868/2010.                     SERVING A COPY OF THE                          154 and then split on Oc-                      p.m. in the evening of that day                     PETER BREWSTER
Joseph P. Abinanti, Sr., Esq.,                 ANSWER ON THE ATTOR-                           tober 7, 2011, Article XIV                     following the Kent Recreation                               HANSEN
Referee Shapiro, DiCaro &                      NEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF                          Nonconforming Uses and                         Master Plan at which time                             VILLAGE CLERK
Barak, LLC 250 Mile Cross-                     (MORTGAGE COMPANY)                             Nonconforming Buildings;                       all persons interested therein
                                                                                              PARAGRAPH 77-47, ITEM C,                                                                       P. 12/14 - 55
i n g B o u l e v a r d , R o c h e s t e r,   AND FILING THE ANSWER                                                                         shall be heard. The Town                        --------------------------------------------
NY 14624 Dated: November                       WITH THE COURT. Dated:                         off 157 KENTVIEW DRIVE,                        Board will make every effort
                                                                                              Town of Kent. Tax Map #20.8-                                                                             PUBLIC NOTICE
18, 2011 899951 12/7, 12/14,                   October 12, 2011 Shapiro,                                                                     to assure that the hearing is
12/21, 12/28/2011                              DiCaro & Barak, LLC At-                        1-26.                                          accessible to persons with                      --------------------------------------------
P. 12/7, 14, 21; 28 - 43
                                               torneys for Plaintiff 250 Mile
                                               Crossing Boulevard, Suite
                                                                                                    The Zoning Board of Ap-
                                                                                              peals will entertain any other
                                                                                                                                             disabilities. Anyone requir-
                                                                                                                                             ing special assistance and/or
          PUBLIC NOTICE                        One, Rochester, NY 14624                       business, which is properly                    reasonable accommodations                         COUNTY OF PUTNAM
                                               (585) 247-9000 Our File No.                    presented to the Board.                        should contact the Town Clerk.                   LOCAL LAW #18 OF 2011
--------------------------------------------                                                        SITE INSPECTIONS
      S U P REM E CO U RT O F                  09-077149 Premises known                                                                           Dated: December 7, 2011
THE STATE OF NEW YORK                          as 611 Fox Run Lane, Carmel                    ARE SUNDAY BEFORE THE                                                                               L O C A L L AW # 1 8 -
COUNTY OF PUTNAM SUP-                          a/k/a Patterson, NY 12563,                     MEETING.                                        BY ORDER OF THE TOWN                           Amend Article 10, Title II,
P L E M E N TA L S U M M O N S                 NY 10512. All that certain                     P. 12/14 - 48                                                                                  Section 10.03(e) of the Putnam
                                                                                              --------------------------------------------      BOARD OF THE TOWN                            County Charter entitled “De-
AND NOTICE Index No. 926-                      property situate, lying and be-
2011 Date Filed: 11/3/2011                     ing in the Town of Patterson,                            PUBLIC NOTICE                                    OF KENT                             partment of Health: Commis-
PHH Mortgage Corporation,                      County of PUTNAM, State of                     --------------------------------------------       YOLANDA CAPPELLI,                           sioner/Public Health Director
                                               New York. Section: 34. Block:                           LEGAL NOTICE                                  TOWN CLERK                                   ABSTRACT PROVI-
Plaintiff, against Janice M.                                                                                                                                                                 SION:
Ostermann a/k/a Janice Os-                     3 Lot: 17.-616                                                                                P. 12/14 - 61
termann, if she be living or if                P. 11/23, 30; 12/7, 14 - 129                         TOWN OF KENT                                                                                  This Local Law amends
                                                                                                                                             --------------------------------------------    Article 10, Title II Section
she be dead, her spouse, heirs                 --------------------------------------------       NOTICE OF HEARING
devisees, distributees and suc-                          PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                                                                       PUBLIC NOTICE                         10.03(e) of the Putnam County
cessors in interest, all of whom                                                                                                             --------------------------------------------    Charter by restricting only
                                               --------------------------------------------     A Local Law of the Town of
and whose names and places
of residence are unknown to
                                                   Notice of Formation of a
                                               Limited Liability Company
                                                                                                Kent, Putnam County, New                               Brewster                              those full-time managerial
                                                                                                                                                                                             employees in the department
Plaintiff; Home Loan Cen-                                                                       York to Delete Chapter A81                       NOTICE OF PUBLIC                            of health who are profession-
                                               (LLC) Name: Mutual Aid                                                                            HEARING VILLAGE                             ally licensed from engaging
ter, Inc., d/b/a Lending Tree                  Training Group LLC Articles                        Subdivision of land and                          OF BREWSTER                               in any private practice, and
Loans; Board of Managers of                    of Organization filed with                          to adopt Chapter 66A                                                                      by prohibiting them from be-
Fox Run Condominium Hom-                       Secretary of New York State                           Subdivison of land                          PLANNING BOARD                              ing employed in their field of
eowners Association; State of                  (SSNY) on 10/19/2011 Of-                                                                          DECEMBER 27, 2011                           expertise by any other private
New York, and “JOHN DOE                        fice Location Putnam County.                       PUBLIC NOTICE is                              7:30 P.M. 50 MAIN ST.                        or governmental entity, dur-
#1” through “JOHN DOE #                        SSNY has been designated                       hereby given that there has                       BREWSTER, NY 10509                           ing their employment with the
10”, the last ten names being                  as agent of the LLC upon                       been introduced before the                                                                     County of Putnam.
fictitious and unknown to the                  whom process against it may                    Town Board of the Town of                          PLEASE TAKE NOTICE                               Please Note: A Copy of
Plaintiff, the person or par-                  be served. SSNY shall mail a                   Kent, New York, on December                    that the Planning Board of the                  the Local Law can be found
ties intended being the person                 copy of process to: ℅ Mutual                   6, 2011 a Local Law of the                     Village of Brewster will hold                   on the Putnam County Website
or parties, if any, having or                  Aid Training Group LLC, 23                     Town of Kent, Putnam County,                   a Public Hearing ON TUES-                       on the Legislature Page and
claiming an interest in or lien                Coventry Circle Mahopac NY                     New York to Delete Chapter                     DAY DECEMBER 27, 2011                           is also available at the office
upon the mortgaged premises                    10541 Purpose: Any Lawful                      A81 Subdivision of land and                    at 7:30 PM. for the purpose                     of the Clerk of the Putnam
described in the complaint,                    Purpose. Latest date upon                      to adopt Chapter 66A Subdivi-                  of considering a Site Plan,                     County Legislature.
D e f e n d a n t ( s ) . P R O P E RT Y       which LLC is to dissolve: No                   sion of land.                                  SEQR & Lead Agency for 571
A D D R E S S : 6 11 F o x R u n                                                                                                                                                             P. 12/14 - 37
                                               specific date.                                     NOW THEREFORE,                             --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Lane, Carmel a/k/a Patterson,                                                                 pursuant to Section 20 of the                                                    PUBLIC NOTICE
NY 12563, NY 10512 TO THE                      P. 11/16, 23, 30; 12/7, 14, 21 - 23            Municipal Home Rule Law,                       --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ABOVE NAMED DEFEN-                                                                            the Town Board of the Town
DANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY                          --------------------------------------------                                                           2011-2012 Village of Brewster Board of Trustee
                                                                                              of Kent, New York will hold                                           Meeting Schedule
SUMMONED to answer the                                   PUBLIC NOTICE                        a public hearing on the afore-
complaint in this action and to                --------------------------------------------   said Local Law t at the Town
serve a copy of your answer,                                                                                                                      At 50 Main Street (Village Hall), Brewster, NY 10509
                                                   NOTICE OF FORMA-                           Offices, 25 Sybil’s Crossing,                                      Start time: 7:30 p.m.
or a notice of appearance on                   TION of Hartshorn Profes-                      Kent Lakes, New York, on
the attorneys for the Plaintiff                sional Park LLC Art. of Org                    December 20, 2011 at 7:00
within thirty (30) days after                  filed Sec’y of State (SSNY)                    p.m. in the evening of that day
the service of this summons,                                                                                                                  Month                      Day                     Meeting Type
                                               11/14/11. Office location:                     following the Kent Recreation
exclusive of the day of service.               Putnam County. SSNY desig-                     Master Plan at which time
The United States of America,                                                                                                                 December, 2011                7                        Board Meeting
                                               nated as agent of LLC upon                     all persons interested therein                  January, 2012                 4                        Board Meeting
if designated as a defendant in                whom process against it may                    shall be heard. The Town
this action, may appear within                                                                                                                January                      18                        Board Meeting
                                               be served. SSNY shall mail                     Board will make every effort                    February                      1                        Board Meeting
sixty (60) days of service                     copy of process to 843 Farmers                 to assure that the hearing is
hereof. In case of your failure                                                                                                               February                     15                        Board Meeting
                                               Mills Rd, Carmel, NY 10512.                    accessible to persons with                      March                         7                        Board Meeting
to appear or answer, judgment                  Purpose: any lawful activities.                disabilities. Anyone requir-
will be taken against you by                                                                                                                  March                        21                        Board Meeting
                                                                                              ing special assistance and/or                   April                         4                        Board Meeting
default for the relief demanded                                                               reasonable accommodations
in the complaint. NOTICE                       P. 11/23, 30; 12/7, 14, 21, 28 - 16                                                            April                        18                        Board Meeting
                                                                                              should contact the Town Clerk.                  May                           2                        Board Meeting
O F N AT U R E O F A C T I O N                 --------------------------------------------   Dated: December 7, 2011
AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE                                    PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                                                              May                          16                        Board Meeting
OBJECT of the above cap-                                                                                                                      June                          6                        Board Meeting
                                               --------------------------------------------    BY ORDER OF THE TOWN                           June                         20                        Board Meeting
tioned action is to foreclose a
Mortgage to secure $57,600.00                      Notice of Formation of                        BOARD OF THE TOWN                            July                          4                        NO MEETING
and interest recorded in the                   Elevate XS, LLC, articles                                  OF KENT                             July                         18               Regular Board Meeting
P U T N A M C o u n t y C l e r k ’s           of organization filed with the                     YOLANDA CAPPELLI,                           August                        1               Regular Board Meeting
Office on 9/5/2002 in Book                     Secretary of State of New York                                                                 August                       15               Regular Board Meeting
3356 of Mortgages, page 414                    (SSNY) on 11/08/2011. Office                           TOWN CLERK                              September                     5               Regular Board Meeting
covering premises known as                     location: Dutchess County.                     P. 12/14 - 56                                   September                    19               Regular Board Meeting
                                                                                              --------------------------------------------    October                       3               Regular Board Meeting
611 Fox Run Lane, Carmel                       SSNY has been designated as
a/k/a Patterson, NY 12563,                     agent of LLC upon whom pro-                              PUBLIC NOTICE                         October                      17               Regular Board Meeting
NY 10512. The relief sought                    cess against it may be served.                 --------------------------------------------    November                      7               Regular Board Meeting
in the within action is a final                SSNY shall mail a copy of pro-                          LEGAL NOTICE                           November                     21               Regular Board Meeting
judgment directing the sale of                 cess to: C/O Elevate XS, LLC,                                                                  December                      3       2012-2013 Organizational Meeting
the premises described above                   28 Shagbark Lane, Hopewell                           TOWN OF KENT
to satisfy the debt secured by                 Junction, NY12533. Purpose:                        NOTICE OF HEARING                                                      Peter Brewster Hansen
the Mortgage described above.                  any lawful purpose.                                                                                                         Clerk & Treasurer
Plaintiff designates PUTNAM                                                                       A Local Law of the Town                                                 Village of Brewster
County as the place of trial.                  P. 12/14, 21, 28; 1/4, 11, 18 - 18             of Kent, Putnam County, New                       P. 12/14 - 76
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011                                                                      PUTNAM COUNTY                                                                                                     PAGE 19

                                                                                          w/d, d/w, ceiling fans convenient          New net + 4 paddles + on wheels.               tray, and file cabinet. Height: 75”,
                  CLASSIFIEDS                                                             location, senior park, no pets. Call
                                                                                          914-519-8624. 12/28
                                                                                                                                     $250.00. Call 845-661-9704. 12/28              Width: 33”, Depth: 24”. Mint
                                                                                                                                                                                    condition. $200.00 Call 845-612-
                                                                                                                                         RECTANGULAR COF-                           9998. 12/14
           GeNeRAL                          - Excellent condition. 2-10 lb, 2-15                       FOR ReNT                      FEE TABLE SET - Black with
         MeRCHANDISe                        lb discs. Call 845-319-6314. 12/14                                                       lighter wood grains. Pedestal
                                                                                               FOR RENT - Two apart-                 base. $20.00 Call 845-279-9130.                                AuTOS
    CHAMPAGNE - 2 - 750 ML                      4.5’ ROCK HILL PINE X-                    ments for rent in the Holmes area.         12/14
- Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin - Brut           MAS TREE - 300 lights. 916 tips.              1/2 mile from Rt. 84. Both apts.                                                             2 13” RIMS WITH GOOD
both $75.00. Call 845-279-6077.             Cost $129.00. Sell $35.00. Call               are 1,000 sq feet, two bedrooms,               SOLID PINE COMPUTER                        TIRES FOR HONDA CIVIC
12/28                                       845-225-4878. 12/14                           full bath, full kitchen, pantry,           HUTCH - Includes 2 shelves, at-                DX - $120.00 for both of them
                                                                                          washer + dryer hook-ups in both            tached side table, sliding keyboard            OBO. Call 845-628-1603. 12/28
     NEW FIREPLACE SET                           REFRIGERATOR - Used                      apartments. Call Jim 845-803-
IN BOX - Brookstone Hearthside              one year. Kenmore, white, side                1629. 1/4                                  --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------
fire set #1283T, 5 parts - brass            by side, water and ice, asking                                                                     PUBLIC NOTICE                                  PUBLIC NOTICE
poker, shovel, broom, tongs, stand.         $450.00. SCHWINN HIS/HERS                           FOR RENT - 946 South Lake            --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------
$75.00. Call 845-832-6088. 12/28            10 SPEED BIKES - $150.00.
                                            ETHAN ALLEN LIGHTED
                                                                                          Blvd. $2,000.00 per month. 1,200
                                                                                          sq. ft. busy location. retail or office.
                                                                                                                                                Putnam                              from the independent public
                                                                                                                                                                                    accounting firm has been filed
    ALMOST NEW REGULA-                      CHINA HUTCH - Circa 1776                                                                   NOTICE OF MEETING                            in the Town Clerk’s office
                                                                                          Great exposure. Call 914-224-2738.                                                        where it is available as a pub-
TION PINGPONG TABLE -                       collection. Asking $2,200. WHITE              12/14                                       PUTNAM COUNTY IDA                             lic record and on the Town’s
New net + 4 paddles + on wheels.            WASHED WICKER MIRROR                                                                         WILL MEET ON                               website at www.townofkentny.
$250.00. Call 845-661-9704. 12/28           - 2x3 ft. $75.00. ASSORTED                              HeLP WANTeD                      WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER                            gov. A presentation will be
                                            ARTWORK, LAMPS - $20.00 -                                                                       21, 2011                                made on the report Tuesday
                                                                                                                                           5:30 P.M.                                December 20, 2011, 25 Sybil’s
    3 4X8 TRAIN TABLES                      $60.00. Call 845-548-8839. 12/14                  HELP WANTED - Bar-                                                                    Crossing, Kent Lakes, New
WITH WOODEN HORSES                                                                        tender wanted. Call Jim 845-803-           Meeting will be held at 34                     York at 7:00 p.m. following
- Each all 3 for $65.00. PINE                   NUTONE REEL TO REEL                       1629. 1/4                                  Gleneida Avenue Carmel, NY                     the Public Hearings.
HUTCH - $195.00. PINE TABLE                 TAPE RECORDER - Model                                                                    10512
- $95.00. Both for $250.00. 4               2405. Includes tapes. $50.00. Call                 HELP WANTED - Village of                                                                   Yolanda D. Cappelli
                                                                                                                                                By Order of:                                   Town Clerk
LIGHT ETHAN ALLEN WALL                      845-832-6088. 12/14                           Brewster – Department of Public                       Kevin Bailey
UNIT 2 WITH ENDCAPS -                                                                     Works – Seasonal Laborer Full                          Chairma                            P. 12/14 - 32
$149.00 or all four $499.00. Call                CZECHOSLOVAKIA EU-                                                                                                                 --------------------------------------------
                                                                                          Time Hours - Candidate must be
                                                                                                                                     P. 12/14 - 19                                            PUBLIC NOTICE
845-803-1560. 12/28                         ROPA CHINA SERVICE FOR                        18 or over and have a valid New
                                                                                                                                     --------------------------------------------   --------------------------------------------
                                            12 AND TEAPOT - Get ready for                 York State driver’s license free
                                                                                                                                               PUBLIC NOTICE                                LEGAL NOTICE
     7 FT. PRE-LIT CHRIST-                  the holidays, mint condition, origi-          of infractions. Ability to drive a                                                                TOWN OF KENT
MAS TREE - Carry bag included.              nally $800.00. Asking $175.00 Call            one-ton dump truck is required.
Used 1 season 2010. Time to down-
size. Asking $60.00. Call 845-526-
                                            845-721-1734. 12/14                           Snow plowing experience a plus.                           Kent                                Notice is hereby given,
                                                                                                                                                                                    that the Annual Financial Re-
                                                                                          This is a manual work position                     LEGAL NOTICE
3335. 12/21                                      SILVER PLATE SERV-                                                                                                                 port of the Town of Kent to the
                                                                                          and physical condition should                      TOWN OF KENT                           State Comptroller for the fiscal
                                            ING PIECES - Large meat platter               commensurate with the demands                                                             year ended December 31, 2010
     VINTAGE CAMERAS AND                    $25.00 Covered vegetable dish                 of the position. Candidate must                Notice is hereby given,                    is on file in the office of the
                                            $20.00. Round covered casse-                                                             that the fiscal affairs of the                 Town Clerk, 25 Sybil’s Cross-
ACCESSORIES - SLR, Range-                                                                 have the ability to understand and         Town of Kent for the period
finder, Folding box 110, Point and          role $20.00. Ice bucket $25.00.               follow oral and written directions,                                                       ing, Kent Lakes, New York,
                                                                                                                                     beginning January 1, 2010 and                  and on the Town’s website at
Shoot, etc. Filters and adapter rings,      Water pitcher $10.00. Revere                  ability to get along with others,          ending on December 31, 2010          
flash units, old reflectors, and misc.      bowl $10.00. OLD FASHIONED                    dependability and willingness to           have been examined by the
hard to find things. Photographic           MEAT GRINDER - $20.00. RO-                    respond to emergencies. Salary             independent public account-
                                                                                                                                     ing firm of O’Connor Davies                          Yolanda D. Cappelli
books. Enlargers and darkroom re-           MAN STYLE MURANO GLASS                        $15 to $17.50 per hour based on            Munns & Dobbins, LLP, the                                 Town Clerk
lated trays, timers, contact printers       VASE - $25.00. SILVER-GRAY                    experience. Applications available         report of the external audit                   P. 12/14 - 20
and the like. Sold as 1 lot $3,000.00.      MINK PILLBOX HAT - $30.00                     at Village Office, 50 Main Street,
Retail value $25,000.00. Call 914-          Call 845-621-4231. 12/7 EURO                  Brewster NY 10509. 12/14
714-5328. 12/21                             PRO STEAMER WITH PADS -
                                            Never used. In original box. $60.00.                     APPLIANCeS                           PuTNAM COuNTY PeRSONNeL
     VINTAGE RADIO BAR -                    EMERALD RING - Lab created
Looks good but needs minor plug             emerald cut emerald with 8 genuine                WHIRLPOOL REFRIG-
                                                                                                                                           DePARTMeNT ANNOuNCeS
repair. 3 GUITARS FOR SALE                  diamonds white gold & bezel with              ERATOR LIKE NEW FREEZ-
- Harmony Acoustic 12 string                appraisal & picture. $750.00 Ask-                                                                          Exam Title & No:         Office Manager 68-299 OC
                                                                                          ER ON BOTTOM - Glass
Yamaha, Fender Bass. LADIES                 ing $650.00. Call 845-803-1887.                                                                            Starting Salary:         $50,000
                                                                                          shelves. 20 cu ft. Ice maker.
VINTAGE DIAMOND RING                        12/7                                                                                                       Date of Exam:            February 4, 2012
                                                                                          Asking $500.00 Negotiable. Call
- Mine cut, very beautiful. Call                                                                                                                       Last Filing Date:        December 23, 2011
                                                                                          845-279-3454. 1/4
347-856-8395. 12/21                                      FOR SALe                                                                                      Exam Filing Fee:         $35
    RED FITNESS EXERCISE                        FOR SALE-REDUCED                                                                            For information about minimum requirements, job duties,
ROTATIONAL DISC - Still in                  PRICE $19,000 - Must sell. 2                                                                and subject of the exam, as well as printable application
                                                                                             ALMOST NEW REGULA-
box. $50.00. SET OF WEIGHTS                 bedroom mobile home w/w carpet,                                                             Forms & exam announcements, go to www.putnamcoun-
                                                                                          TION PINGPONG TABLE -
                                                                                                                               or call Putnam County Personnel De-
                                                                                                                                        partment, (845) 808-1650 X46104. eeo/aa

                   COMMISSION ADS FREE!                                                                                                                                              12/14 - 12/21

                    PAY WHEN YOU SELL!                                                                                                    PuTNAM COuNTY PeRSONNeL
                                                                                                                                           DePARTMeNT ANNOuNCeS
        PRINT CLEARLY your AD on the Classified Form                  HELP WANTED, RENTALS, REAL ESTATE, SER-
  below and send it to: PUTNAM COUNTY PRESS, P.O.                VICES, CONSIGNMENT, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES,                                  Exam Title & No:       Director of Recreation & Parks 67-590 OC
  BOX 608, MAHOPAC, NEW YORK 10541 by the Friday                 WANTED, etc., are not covered under the FREE Ad agreement.                   Starting Salary:       $25/hour
  before publication. We will run your ad for four (4) weeks.    The price for paid classified advertising is $17.50 for 25 words.            Date of Exam:          February 4, 2012
  If after that time you wish to renew for another four weeks,                                                                                Last Filing Date:      December 23, 2011
  resubmit your AD on the form.                                                                                                               Exam Filing Fee:       $35
       You must sign the form and have a price for each item.          Commission advertised items are EXCLUSIVE while
  No item under $10.00 will be accepted.                          listed with PUTNAM COUNTY PRESS..... If item is                          For information about minimum requirements, job duties,
                                                                  otherwise disposed of or made unavailable to PUTNAM                  and subject of the exam, as well as printable application
     HOUSEHOLD AND GENERAL MERCHANDISE                                                                                                 Forms & exam announcements, go to www.putnamcoun-
                                                                  COUNTY PRESS readers while listed, it will be considered
  commission is 10% of the advertised price.                                                                                  or call Putnam County Personnel De-
                                                                  sold and commission will be due. If item is not disposed of,
                                                                  PUTNAM COUNTY PRESS reserves the right to require                    partment, (845) 808-1650 X46104. eeo/aa
       AUTOMOTIVE commission is 10% of the first $100
  to $500 of advertised price and 5% on the balance over
                                                                  proof that it has been retained by the advertiser.                                                                12/14 - 12/21

                                         PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY                                                                          uNDeRSHeRIFF PuTNAM COuNTY NY

                                                                                                                                          HS grad/GED with 10 yrs. law enforcement/corrections exp. / 5 yrs.
                                                                                                                                          must be supervisory capacity. Position serves at the pleasure of the
                                                                                                                                          Sheriff as 2nd in command of the dept..Salary commensurate with
                                                                                                                                          Send resume to Putnam County Personnel Dept., 110 Old Rte. 6,
  NAME__________________________________________________                                                                                  Bldg. 3, Carmel NY 10512 by Dec. 23, 2011 or fax (845) 808-1921
  SIGNATURE___________________________PHONE___________                                                                                                                                                    12/14 - 12/21
PAGE 20                                                                    PUTNAM COUNTY                                                         WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011

                                                                                                       Introducing “PET”
                                                                                                         Guidelines For
                                                                                                       Diabetic Food Care
                                                                                                       By Dr. Alan Berman                         steps will help prevent the serious
                                                                                                            Nearly 26 million Americans           consequences of diabetes-related
                                                                                                       have diabetes, according to new            foot problems.
                                                                                                       estimates from the Centers for Dis-             Protection: Wash (not soak)
                                                                                                       ease Control and Prevention. And           your feet in lukewarm water every
                                                                                                       60 to 70 percent of them suffer from       day. Pat them thoroughly dry (do
                                                                                                       nerve damage that most commonly            not rub), especially between the
                                                                                                       involves the hands and feet.               toes. Cut toenails after bathing,
                                                                                                            Nerve damage typically shows          when they are soft, and cut straight
                                                                                                       up first in the feet and is the primary    across and smooth with an emery
                                                                                                       cause of foot problems for people          board. Always wear shoes and
                                                                                                       with diabetes. By taking proper care       socks, and avoid high heels and
                                                                                                       of the feet, many of the most seri-        pointy toes.
                                                                                                       ous complications of diabetes can               Examination: Look at your feet
                                                                                                       be prevented. That’s why Somers            every day to check for cuts, sores,
                                                                                                       Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports             blisters, redness, corns, calluses,

   Local Biz Donates to DARE
                                                                                                       Medicine is introducing the PET            ingrown nails, cracks in the skin,
                                                                                                       guidelines for diabetic foot care.         or other problems. While many of
                                                                                                            Our PET guidelines give the           these irregularities are little more
                                                                                                       patient three primary things to            than an annoyance for most people,
Country Gardens in Carmel is continuing its tradition of donating a portion of its sales to the DARe
                                                                                                       remember for foot care: Protect            they can be potentially dangerous
program at local schools. Drug Abuse Resistance education started in 1983 in Los Angeles, Calif.,
                                                                                                       your feet, examine them daily, and         for diabetics because of the higher
and has grown into an international program. Police officers go into schools and educate students
                                                                                                       tell your doctor immediately if            risk of infection.
about the dangers of drug use. Pictured are Youth Officer Kevin Owens, Officer Raneri and Country
                                                                                                       you detect any irregularity. These              Tell Your Doctor: Notify your
Gardens owners Doug and Robin Timm.
                                                                                                                                                  health care provider immediately
                                                                                                                                                  if you detect any of the changes
                                                                                                                                                  noted above, or if you have increas-
                                                                                                                                                  ing numbness or pain in your feet.
                                                                                                                                                  Your doctor should also examine
                                                                                                                                                  your feet, test for nerve damage and
                                                                                                                                                  check blood circulation to your legs
                                                                                                                                                  and feet at every checkup.
                                                                                                                                                       Foot problems are common
                                                                                                                                                  in people with diabetes. But with
                                                                                                                                                  proper medical management and
                                                                                                                                                  active patient involvement in fol-
     SOMETIMES THE BEST ROAD                                                                                                                      lowing the PET guidelines for foot
                                                                                                                                                  care, many of the serious complica-
                                                                                                                                                  tions can be prevented.
     TO RECOVERY BEGINS WHERE                                                                                                                          Scott M. Levin, M.D.,
                                                                                                                                                  F.A.A.O.S, is a board certified
     YOU GO FIRST.                                                                                                                                orthopaedic surgeon and sports
                                                                                                                                                  medicine specialist in practice at
                                                                                                                                                  Somers Orthopaedic Surgery and
                                                                                                                                                  Sports Medicine. He serves as team
                                                                                                                                                  physician for several local high
                                                                                                                                                  school teams, including Mahopac,
                                                                                                                                                  Carmel, Brewster.

                                                                                                                                                    Former Leibell
                                                                                                                                                   Chief of Staff Seeks
                                                                                                                                                      No Jail Time
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                                                                                                                                                  probation would provide a more
                                                                                                                                                  than adequate sentence and would
                                                                                                                                                  allow Raymond to provide com-
                                                                                                                                                  munity service,” reads the sen-
                                                                                                                                                  tencing memorandum filed with
                                                                                                                                                  the court. “As an alternative to
                                                                                                                                                  prison, Raymond would be willing
                                                                                                                                                  to perform even more community
                                                                                                                                                  service than in the past, believing
                                                                                                                                                  that he owes that to the com-
                                                                                                                                                  munity for having committed the
                                                                                                                                                  instant offense.”
                                                                                                                                                       Should the court feel that sen-
                                                                                                                                                  tence is not appropriate, Maguire’s
                                                                                                                                                  lawyers suggest home confine-
                                                                                                                                                  ment or placement in a halfway
                                                                                                                                                  house for a 60-day period.
                                                                                                                                                       As a result of the offense,
                                                                                                                                                  Maguire was required to sever
                                                                                                                                                  his commitment to the National
     Putnam Hospital Center Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art 24/7 facility staffed by emergency medicine                                Guard and is not eligible to re-
                                                                                                                                                  ceive a pension.
     specialists. And for non life-threatening situations, our Fast-Track service gets you out and on your way with a
     minimum of waiting.                                                                                                                              Advertising
                                                                                                                                                    Space Available
                                                                                                                                                        Mahopac &                                                                                                                               Brewster
                                                                                    670 Stoneleigh Avenue, Carmel, N.Y. 10512                          Call Keith at

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