July 30, 2015 RSS feed / General Stories

Severe Winter Index Results In Boon For Coffers

The winter of 2014-15 was one of the worst on record with a large number of snow and frozen precipitation events. More...

Foster Grandparents Needed in Putnam

Westchester’s Foster Grandparents Program is expanding to Putnam County thanks to the efforts of Rosemary Bahr, former director of the Putnam Community Action Program. More...

Holmes Man Seriously Injured in I-84 Crash; Pickup Strikes Truck

An early morning crash on I-84 in Kent last Friday kept emergency responders from several Putnam agencies on the go for hours and sent two men to the hospital—one seriously injured. The mishap took place at 3:30 a.m. More...

Mahopac Falls Cop Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Possession

A highly decorated police officer from Mahopac Falls pleaded guilty Monday in White Plains Federal Court for possessing child pornography. More...

Another Power Interruption

Residents in Carmel experienced another power interruption last Friday but this time, the outage was announced. Residents off Route 301 received knocks on their doors around 8:15 a.m. More...

Seventy-Two Motorists Nabbed for Speeding

Troopers were out in force Saturday along Route 9 in the Continental Village-Philipstown area and within a sixhour period nabbed 72 motorists for speeding and other infractions. More...

Connecticut Bike Ride Challenge Travels Through Putnam

Hundreds of bicyclists took to the roads of Putnam County last Friday to raise money for the Paul Newman Foundation—a Connecticut based organization created by the late actor who resided in nearby Westport. More...

Plans Finalized for Putnam Explorer Training Weekend

Two hundred future members of emergency services units are chomping at the bit in anticipation of attending this weekend’s 14th annual Putnam County Explorer Training and Campout event. More...

Children’s Committee Kicks off 2015 Appeal

The Putnam County Children’s Committee 2015 Fund Drive is underway. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Takes A Nosedive

Putnam Commissioner of Finance William Carlin is not the happiest guy in town these days after receiving the county’s June sales tax report from Albany indicating a $432,000 decline in revenue over the same period in 2014. More...

Moms Encouraged to Participate in Big Latch On

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

Volunteer Charged with Stealing from Church

A 42 year old volunteer at Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake faces felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 from the house of worship. More...

Former Bus Driver Sentenced to 14 Years

A former school bus driver charged last summer with multiple felony counts of sexually abusing a child and possessing child pornography will be spending the next 14 years in a maximum security state penitentiary. More...

Love Holds Life Committed to Do Public Good

Love Holds Life, a nonprofit organization based in East Fishkill, whose mission is to help children battling cancer and their families, has donated substantial dollars during its three years in existence to local families in need. More...

Felony DWI Arrest For Driving With Kids in Car

A Danbury man is facing felony charges of aggravated DWI and endangering the welfare of a minor following his arrest by Brewster State Police. More...

Crash Leads To Felony Charge

A Connecticut man is facing a felony charge of aggravated DWI following a crash on the Taconic State Parkway near the Kent-East Fishkill town line. State Police at Stormville arrested Christian Grillo, 43, of Bethel, Ct. More...

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