March 11, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

CAREERS Recognized Nationally

CAREERS for People with Disabilities— a-non-for-profit organization that has provided job placement and support services to more than 1,800 residents of Putnam and Westchester since its creation 23 years ago—is a great place to work, as More...

Sheriff’s Investigator Uses Snow to Kill Fire

A 23-year member of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is being heralded as a hero for extinguishing flames at a Carmel residence with buckets of snow. More...

Tactical Training Prepares Police for Crisis Situations

The former Butterfield Hospital building in Cold Spring was the scene of a tactical training exercise several weeks ago when 45 members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department simulated scenarios that prepared emergency responders to active More...

Police News

Renter Seeks Deposit, Gets Cuffs A landlord-tenant dispute in Mahopac has led to the arrest of the tenant. More...

An Unsung Hero Heads West

Putnam County’s loss is Dallas, Texas’s gain. More...

Chester Brings Joy Wherever He Goes

Chester has the knack to bring joy wherever he goes! The two-year old Shih-tsu pet therapy dog owned by Joseph Frenze of East Fishkill visits Putnam Hospital Center regularly, where the pooch interacts with patients as well as hospital staff. More...

Visiting Nurses Set to Serve Putnam

Putnamites in need of home health care services will be served later this year by professionals from the Visiting Nurse Services (VNS) in Westchester— a 108-year-old not-for-profit organization. More...

Rangel’s Misdeeds a Boon for Local Charities

Congressman John Hall is writing checks for $2,100 each to 10 local charities, giving away all $21,000 he has received from the disgraced former chairman of the powerful House Way and Means Committee, Charlie Rangel. More...

Police Seek Public’s Help in Solving Christmas Day Burglary

Do you know this man? The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has asked the public for its assistance in identifying a man wanted for committing a burglary of a Southeast liquor store on Christmas. More...

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