July 31, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

Frightening Moments for Lake Carmel Mom

There were frightening moments for a Lake Carmel woman home alone with her two young children last week. Kent Police received a call last week at 2 p.m. More...

Call Him: Councilman Shawn Rogan

The former chairman of the Patterson Planning Board has been appointed as a member of the Patterson Town Board. Shawn Rogan was unanimously selected to fill a vacancy on the town council last week. More...

Speeding Leads to Felony Charges

A man stopped for speeding on Route 52 in Lake Carmel is now facing more serious charges following his arrest by Kent Police. More...

Man Charged with Ramming Ambulance

A Mahopac man is facing numerous charges for allegedly running a stop sign and broad siding an ambulance, injuring two paramedics on board. More...

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Wine Connoisseurs to Converge in Patterson This Weekend

Putnam County's 4th annual International Wine and Food Fest is planned for this weekend on the grounds of the Patterson Flea Market on Route 22 in Patterson. More...

County Leaders Support Putnam Farming

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell and members of the Putnam Legislature are determined to “Keep Putnam Farming” and last week signed a pledge kicking off a countywide initiative to support local farms. More...

Moms Encouraged to Participate in ‘Big Latch On’ Breastfeeding Event

Putnam’s breastfeeding moms are being encouraged to join thousands of other women around the world by participating in tomorrow’s (Friday) Big Latch On. More...

Legislator Kevin Wright Calls Prayer at Meetings ‘Beneficial’

Putnam Legislator Kevin Wright has called on his colleagues to allow for prayers at public meetings now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that an upstate town’s decision to open meetings with a prayer did not violate the First Amendment. More...

Putnam’s Unemployment Ranked Third Lowest in State

Putnam County’s rate of unemployment remains as the third lowest in all of New York State while leading the entire Hudson Valley with the lowest rate of joblessness. More...

Foreclosure Actions Decline, Judgments Increase

The adverse effect of scores of foreclosures throughout Putnam County last year continues to hit home for dozens of local property owners when docketed judgments or people actually losing their homes increased for the second month in succession. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937