March 25, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Forum to Hear from Disabled

Concerns over affordable housing, community-based health care, accessible transportation, and vocational opportunities will be on the minds of the disabled and their families on Saturday, March 27, when the county hosts its annual Legislative Forum. More...

Sheri ff Promotes Three

Three veteran members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department with a combined tenure of 54 years of service have been promoted during a ceremony in Carmel. More...

Hall Sides with Sweeping Health Care Legislation

1,000-page bill becomes law

Congressman John Hall called his vote, “the most important vote I have cast since I took office.” The controversial legislation, over 1,200 pages long was passed late on Sunday night, and received President Obama’s signature on Mond More...

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Putnam Lake Man Arrested for Discharging Firearm

Less than 24 hours after State Police shot and killed a man who used a shotgun to blow open the front door of a Dutchess County home where his estranged wife lived, and allegedly threatened a trooper by pointing his gun at the officer, Brewster Stat More...

Exploring the Cemeteries of Carmel

Today, amongst the hillsides, valleys, fields and watershed properties, are twenty-one cemeteries located within the Town of Carmel. Some are obvious, some obscure, some are difficult to get to, while two, are just plain missing. More...

Health Department Gives High Marks to Putnam Eateries

Putnam County’s 327 restaurants, delis, education centers, bakeries, supermarkets, schools, and even the county jail operate under the direction of the Putnam Health Department, with amazing results. More...

Going Green

Logan MacDougall is hoping that a cure can be found for his rare disease. The soon-to-be-nine-year-old Mahopac boy will be celebrating his birthday next week not with a cake but, for the seventh consecutive, year with another surgery. More...

Putnam Leaders Seek Energy Efficiency

Through the leadership of Burt Houseworth, CEO of the Putnam County Industrial Development Agency, the county has undertaken a campaign that promotes energy efficiency in new construction as well as the purchase of only energy-efficient supplies and More...

Guess Who? Twin Tries to Pull a Fast One

A Danbury man is facing a variety of charges when appearing in Carmel Town Court next month after advising police that he was his twin brother following a property-damage crash. More...

Two Women Charged with Insurance Fraud

Two women—one from Stormville and the second from Carmel— are facing felony charges of grand larceny, forgery, and health care fraud for allegedly submitting false claims for medical services to an insurance company. More...

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