July 1, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Live Healthy Putnam Initiative Expands

The Putnam County Department of Health, headquartered in Brewster, is pleased to announce the expansion of the Live Healthy Putnam initiative established more than three years ago to improve the health and well being of Putnam County residents. More...

Make a Splash at the Public Library

The Brewster Public Library’s 2010 Summer Library Program Starts June 28th! More...

Hudson Valley FCU and Putnam FCU Merge

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) announced on June 24 that Putnam Federal Credit Union has merged with HVFCU. HVFCU will assume the operations of Putnam Federal Credit Union effective July 1. More...

Locals Named in Fatal Boating Crash

Two residents of Putnam County are among 74 defendants named responsible for a boating crash on Candlewood Lake in Connecticut. The crash occurred two years ago and resulted in the death of two men and an injury to three others. More...

Maritime Police Hook Man for BWI on the Hudson

Now that summer has arrived, members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Marine Division and the Carmel Police Department’s Marine Division are on patrol morning, noon and night keeping the Hudson River, Lake Oscawana in Putnam Val More...

Child Advocacy Center Works to Reduce Drowning

Each day ten people drown somewhere across the United States. More...

Patterson News

Was Expensive Bridge Actually a Cost Saving Measure?

Senator Vincent Leibell told the Courier Tuesday that the Hudson Valley Trust pedestrian bridge in Carmel actually saved money for the town. More...

Landfill Contamination on Tammany Hall Road

Despite the serious nature of the FBI subpoenas addressed to the Building and Records Departments of the Town of Patterson, the Patterson Planning Board held a “very casual” work session on June 24 in their Town Hall office. More...

Keeping Putnam’s Hillsides Beautiful

Green Surrounding is a Brewsterbased landscaping company that volunteered to partner with Keep Putnam Beautiful to improve the hillside at the intersection of NYS Routes 6 and 312. This intersection is one of the busiest in Putnam County. More...

From the Police Blotter

More Rock ‘n’ Roll Than He Bargained For Talk about “rock and roll!” More...

DWI Arrests Mount as Summer Gets Underway

The summer has arrived and the incidence of DWI throughout the area continues to increase. State Police made numerous arrests in recent days. More...

Man Walks from NYC to Albany to Get Attention

His shoes may not be for walking, but that’s exactly what they’ll do. Joel Tyner was understandably exhausted after he trekked through the steep hills around Bear Mountain Bridge on Route 9D early Wednesday evening. More...

Reminder to Parents, Students: Register to Vote

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef wants to remind young adults how important it is to register to vote, and why returning college students and recently graduated high school seniors who have turned 18 should not put off this important task. More...

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