Putnam Service Dogs Train to Aid Those in Need

March 10, 2018

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Before puppy training class begins, Donna Gleason, head trainer at Putnam Service Dogs, and Nancy Teague, CEO/founder, brainstorm on what they need for their clients. Of the 13 applicants waiting for service dogs, 75 percent need a dog to retrieve dropped items and 75 percent are in wheelchairs and need dogs large enough to be easily stroked.

A service dog has to want to help ...

Westchester's First All-Girls Cub Scout Den Launches

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The Westchester-Putnam Council Boy Scouts of America has its first official all-girl den. Seven girls, ages 9 and 10, have formed a single-gender den of Webelos as part of Pack 164 in Yorktown Heights.

The girls, many of whom have been unofficially participating in Cub Scouting with their families for years, will now be able to officially earn rank advancement. The girls ...

Northeast Westchester Rotarian Produces Grammy-Winning Album

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-A member of the Northeast Westchester Rotary Club described feeling “thrilled to death” when a musician on his record label won a Grammy for best Latin jazz album last month.

ZOHO Music record-label founder and owner Jochen Becker, a longtime Rotarian, went with the Pablo Ziegler Trio to the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 28 where the group he produces, the ...

Six North Salem Cub Scouts Advance to Next Level

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The North Salem Cub Scouts Pack 1 held its Arrow of Light ceremony at the North Salem Firehouse on Feb. 3. With den leader Colleen Casale, six Scouts advanced this year: Michael Bonelli, CJ Casale, Key Kolb, Seth Onofrio, Liam Smith and Christopher Tarrant.

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