October 23, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

Those Who Make a Difference Recognized by Putnam Community Services

Individuals and organizations who have made a difference in the lives of others through their accomplishments in human and community services in Putnam County were honored recently at the annual awards breakfast of the Putnam Community Services Netwo More...

Candlelight Vigil to Remember Domestic Violence Victims

Anger is a feeling. Violence is a choice! The People Against Domestic Violence has scheduled its annual candlelight vigil for Monday evening in Carmel. The proceedings begin at 6 p.m. More...

Putnam Hostpital Honors 146 Employees

One hundred forty six employees at Putnam Hospital Center were recognized for their years of service at the medical center’s Employee Recognition Dinner. More...

Two Dozen Injured in Bus-Car Crash— This Is Only a Drill — in Kent

Twenty-four people suffered injuries—some life-threatening Sunday—in a horrific three vehicle bus-car crash in western Kent. But this was only a drill! More...

250 Walk to Prevent Suicide in Putnam

A perfect autumn morning awaited more than 250 walkers Sunday who participated in Putnam County’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk throughout the hamlet of Carmel. More...

Row of Honor Unfurled in Carmel

Putnam County's Row of Honor was unfurled Tuesday along the Lake Gleneida shoreline in downtown Carmel by County Executive MaryEllen Odell and members of the veterans community. More...

Lake Carmel Man Escapes Death

A Lake Carmel man is lucky to be alive after his car crashed through a metal fence at the Danbury City Park and plummeted into Candlewood Lake. Danbury Police said when officers arrived on the scene of the 11 p.m. More...

Former Bus Driver Charged with Child Sex Abuse

A former school bus driver has been charged with multiple felony counts of sexually abusing a child and possessing child pornography. More...

Violent Putnam Valley Home Invasion Leaves Injuries

A 69 year old Putnam Valley man has suffered injuries to his face, head, chest neck during a violent home invasion. The Sheriff’s Office the arrest Thursday of William Gilligan, 31, Newburgh in connection with the alleged incident. More...

Lake Baldwin Fish Kill Attributed to Low Oxygen Levels

The death of hundreds of fish in Lake Baldwin has been attributed to a low dissolved oxygen level. More...

Disability Mentoring Day Termed A Great Success

Two dozen disabled residents of Putnam experienced an opportunity of a lifetime by participating in the county’s 3rd annual Disability Mentoring Day. More...

$238,000 Headed to Putnam for Mental Health Services

Funds totaling $238,000 are headed to Putnam County as part of a $2.25 million infusion of monies from New York State for the creation and expansion of community based mental health services in the lower Hudson Valley. More...

Brewster Special Olympians Return from Training Camp

Four young men from Brewster who will be experiencing a once in a lifetime experience next summer by representing the United States at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles have returned from Indianapolis where they participated in Team USA More...

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