March 26, 2015 RSS feed / General Stories

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust in Carmel

An early morning traffic stop on Route 6 in Carmel has led to the arrests of two area men on felony charges related to drug possession. More...

Disabled Call For More, Not Less

Dozens of people traveled to Putnam Hospital Center last Saturday to attend Putnam's annual Legislative Forum. More...

Creative Experiments at Science Fair in Brewster’s C.V. Starr Intermediate School

Scientific experiments were conceived by nine and ten year olds yet the depth of research conducted by the fourth and fifth graders enrolled at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster amazed faculty and staff alike. More...

Kent Man Convicted of Raping Lake Carmel Woman

A Town of Kent man is facing a 50 year sentence in a maximum security penitentiary after being convicted of the violent rape and sexual assault of a woman known to him. More...

Arrest After Giving False Name to Police

Bad enough being stopped by police for driving through a red light: Provide that cop with a fictitious name and the long arm of the law will track you down. More...

National Recognition for Carmel’s Music Department

Carmel School District’s Music Department Chairman Joseph Phillips beamed with pride last week after learning that the NAMM Foundation had designated the Carmel schools with its prestigious Best Communities for Music Education award. More...

Kent Cliffs Residence Damaged By Fire

Preparing Sunday morning brunch turned into a calamity for a Kent Cliffs family when the kitchen of their two story wood frame home ignited. Firefighters from the Kent Volunteer Fire Department received the initial call around 11 a.m. More...

Rollover Snarls Traffic on I-84

An early morning rollover of a tractor trailer rig snarled commuter traffic for hours Friday and resulted in injury to the driver and his passenger. The crash took place in the eastbound lanes of I-84 at the Route 684 interchange. More...

Say ‘No’ to the Bag Campaign Discussed Before Legislature

Admitting that eliminating plastic bags from local business will be a “tough nut to crack,” Putnam Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra called on her colleagues to follow Rockland County’s lead by enacting legislation that will eventually More...

Man Charged With Stealing from Unlocked Gym Lockers

A northern Westchester man is facing state prison for allegedly stealing from unlocked gym lockers at two popular Carmel fitness centers. More...

Stun-Gun Drunk Driver Facing Charges

A Holmes man is facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk and possessing a stun gun following his arrest by Brewster State Police. More...

E-Cigarettes Under Fire at Legislature

Putnam legislators may be enacting a local law restricting the use of electronic cigarettes in locations where smoking is prohibited. More...

Local Hikers Rescued From Upstate Wilderness

A Patterson woman and her male companion from Cross River have a lot to be thankful for after being rescued Sunday from Grace Peak in the Adirondacks during a snow storm. More...

Arrest Follows Counterfeit Check Cashing Spree

The Tompkins Mahopac National Bank was victimized several times this month by an individual cashing counterfeit checks. More...

Texting While Driving Lands Woman in Trouble

A Lake Peekskill woman accused of texting while driving has a lot of explaining to do when appearing next month in Yorktown Town Court. More...

Teens Charged for Damaging Ski Area

Four 13 and 14 year old residents of Southeast and Patterson face charges of juvenile delinquency for allegedly causing widespread damage to the Thunder Ridge Ski area in Patterson. More...

Pasta Dinner Benefits Family & Community Services

‘Eat and enjoy’ was the order of the day when 250 people gathered in Brewster for a pasta dinner organized by teachers at the Henry Wells Middle School. More...

Student Artwork Judged for Youth Art Month

School age artists will be in the spotlight when displaying their creations next month at the Carmel-Kent Chamber of Commerce Youth Arts Awards night. More...

Vietnam Vets Day Celebrated in Mahopac

Sunday is Vietnam Veterans Day and for the fourth consecutive year, members of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mahopac VFW Post will celebrate the event with a dinner and candle lighting. More...

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