July 30, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Operation Small Frye Enforces Boating Safety

Police are often on the prowl, seeking motorists breaking laws on land, but now officers of the law have added a new twist to their enforcement practices by patrolling waterways throughout Putnam County. More...

Family and Community Services Welcome New

A 30-year veteran of mental health services has been appointed Director of the Mental Health Clinic at Putnam Family and Community Services. More...

Marching with Precision in Brewster

Helen Phillips, Emily Watson, and Carol Bailey haven’t missed a Brewster Fire Department parade in years. More...

Engagement

Ed and Linda Schaeffler of Carmel, NY, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Brandi, to Brian Bradshaw, son of Thomas and Margaret Bradshaw of Carmel, NY. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues Decline

Othmer: Planning boards should stop being hostile to developers

For the fourth consecutive month, Putnam County coffers have taken a hit when it comes to sales tax receipts. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues Decline

For the fourth consecutive month, Putnam County coffers have taken a hit when it comes to sales tax receipts. More...

Dr. Richards Enters New Practice

Dr. Renee Richards, ophthalmologist, author, and former professional tennis player, has joined a new practice. More...

EMS Choppers Still Serving Putnam Despite Decision

STAT-Flight helicopter service will not be affected in Putnam County despite a corporate decision to abandon mooring the Medevac choppers at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. More...

Swimming the Sound to Honor a Late Friend

Kennedy Catholic alumnae raise money for cancer research in the memory of Maureen McAvoy

On Saturday July 25, eight Kennedy Catholic graduates, led by Kerry Coughlin of Carmel, gathered on the shore of the Long Island Sound and felt the morning wind whip through their hair. More...

HOPE Raises Funds for CAP

Seventy-one motorcyclists traveled 71 miles Sunday throughout Putnam County to raise $10,000 for CAP— Putnam’s Community Action Program. More...

A Grand Opening for The Grand Ol’ Courier

The Putnam County Courier, New York State’s oldest continuously published weekly newspaper, taken over from Taconic Press by Roger and Elizabeth Ailes earlier this year, welcomed more than 100 of Putnam’s movers and shakers at a gala out More...

An Old World March Through Carmel

(Left) Altar servers, members of the Knights of Columbus, and Father Anthony Sorgie lead the Sunday afternoon procession of the statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Gleneida Avenue during St. More...

Local and Notable

Brewster’s Sherblom Named VFW Commander

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States announced today that Harry Sherblom of Brewster, NY, has achieved All American status as a Post Commander. More...

Police News

Setting a “Good” Example A routine traffic stop in Carmel has led to the arrest of a Mahopac woman and a Danbury youth on charges of drug possession. More...

Nine Injured in Huge Crash on I-84

A section of Route 84 in Southeast one-half mile west of the I-684 interchange resembled a demolition derby on Tuesday as a result of a multi-car crash that injured nine people. More...

Helping Carmel Blossom

The entrances to Putnam Plaza, Route 6, Carmel are a source of pride for area businesses and residents. More...

Kevin Radovich Is an Incredible Young Man

Despite losing his leg in a crash, Officer Radovich returned to the force.

It’s been a year since the world turned upside down for Kevin Radovich of Lake Carmel. More...

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