May 26, 2016 RSS feed / General Stories

Armed Forces Day Celebrated in Putnam

Veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam joined other members of the military and civilians alike Saturday morning at the Putnam Veterans Hall in Carmel to celebrate Armed Forces Day, first observed in 1950 to honor Americans serving in the five More...

Foreclosures Remain High

The economy may be on an uptick but when it comes to property foreclosures, Putnam County’s rate remains at a disturbing pace and is one of the highest statewide. More...

Creative Problem Solving Achieves Results

Students enrolled at PutnamNorthern Westchester BOCES had a unique opportunity last week by participating in a workshop that encouraged creative group problem solving while exploring ways to assist young people use their own skills collaboratively to More...

Mahopac Falls Fire Department Celebrates More Than 1,500 Years Of Service

The stories were endless when more that 40 ‘old timers’ from the Mahopac Falls Fire Department gathered to break bread together and reflect on their amazing careers in and out of the volunteer fire service. More...

Teenager Seriously Injured in Patterson Crash

An 18 year old Pawling teenager was seriously injured Monday in a single car crash on Route 292 in Patterson. State Police said the unidentified female was traveling around 8:30 a.m. More...

Weird Crime of the week

Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With Kids In Car

A southern Dutchess County woman is facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk in Kent with her three young children in the family car. More...

IRS Scammers Hit Putnam

Do not call 206-823-3351! That’s the message from law enforcement officials in the wake of an apparent IRS scam being perpetuated on Putnam residents. More...

‘Seasoned’ Citizens Welcomed at C.V. Starr

The welcome mat was out last Thursday at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster when 50 ‘seasoned’ citizens were treated to lunch. More...

Drug Related Deaths Soar in the County

The numbers of young people overdosing on opioid medications and dying have become catastrophic across the state. More...

Frank Lloyd Wright House Tour Benefit

It was three years ago that social networks claimed Angelina Jolie had purchased a prime piece of Putnam real estate—rumors that were not true. More...

Lookout for Invasive Species

Putnam County is prime for the invasion of invasive species. More...

Free Coin & Stamp Appraisals

The annual Croton River Coin Club’s free appraisals of U.S. and foreign coins and paper More...

Putnam To Reduce Plastic Bag Use

Putnam County is continuing strategies to reduce the number of plastic carry-out bags from grocery stores and other retail outlets. More...

Police Sacrifice Recalled at ‘Honor Roll’

The Putnam Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, named in memory of Stephen Driscoll of Lake Carmel, one of Putnam’s eight heroes who perished 15 years ago this September 11 at Ground Zero, remembered the 10 members of the New York State la More...

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'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' ~Nathan Hale