July 8, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam Fire Training Center Taking Shape

Giant earthmovers and backhoes have moved onto the site of the Putnam County Fire Training Center in Kent. More...

Just What Is A Credit Union?

T his is the first in a series of articles authored by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU). More...

Ten Travel Tips to Keep You on Your Toes!

Planning a stay-cation, a getaway, or a long-away journey this season? Here are 10 travel tips for toes-on-the-go: • If you are experiencing foot pain, come in for a visit before traveling. More...

Police Keep Busy During Summer Months

With summer in full swing members of the Carmel Police Department have been kept extremely busy in recent days. More...

Masseur Arrested for Sexual Misconduct

A 31-year old Queens man is facing sexual misconduct charges for allegedly restraining and forcibly touching a 23-year-old woman having a massage at a Southeast salon. More...

Annual Senior Forum Puts Spotlight on Aging

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will be hosting her 2010 Senior Forum on Thursday, July 8, from 9am to 12 noon at Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Vaccinate Your Pet for Free

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a FREE rabies vaccination clinic at Hubbard Lodge, 2920 Route 9, in Cold Spring, N.Y. on Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 10am –12 noon. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets! More...

Sherman Church Vacation Bible School Set for August

Registration is under way for Vacation Bible School to take place Aug. 9 through 13 at the Sherman Church, 6 Church Road, Sherman, CT. The theme will be “High Seas” and will run daily from 9am to 12 noon. More...

Nesheiwat Named Physician of the Year

One of the region’s most respected and revered physicians is Dr. Michael Nesheiwat. More...

Ecker Joins Putnam Judiciary

Judge Lawrence Ecker has become Putnam’s new State Supreme Court Judge. More...

ERT Trains at West Point Thanks to Uncle Sam

Putnam’s highly trained Emergency Response Team—a squad of officers and emergency responders deployed to incidents involving hostage taking or other major crises—is receiving better training now thanks to the federal government. More...

Hopetown: Camp Hope and Camp Joy

Anyone who has been to or lives in Putnam County knows the magic of the area. Putnam County has many treasures, some from the past, some in the present, and some yet to come. More...

From the Police Blotter

Report of Man with a Gun Alerts Cops

A 911 call reporting a man with a gun in Mahopac put Carmel Police on alert. More...

Wild Weekend for State Police

State Police patrolling roads in and around Putnam County reported one of the busiest Independence Day holiday weekends in history. Troopers conducted a six-hour roving DWI saturation detail on I-684 between 9pm and 3am on the 4th of July. More...

Another Month and More DWIs

A new month has arrived and DWI arrests have not yet taken a summer vacation. Police reported numerous arrests in recent days. More...

Summer Food Safety

July is here and the weather is warming up. The Putnam County Health Department, headquartered in Brewster, reminds all Putnam residents to take food safety very seriously. More...

Citizen Needed To Serve on County Home Improvement Board

The Putnam County Legislature is seeking a qualified applicant to serve on the Home Improvement Board. There is currently an opening on the Board for a citizen representative. Applicants must be residents of Putnam County. The Board meets monthly. More...

Power Outage Causes Traffic Problems

Electric power in Carmel went out for over an hour on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 6. Traffic lights went dark and motorists were left to make their own decisions about when to stop and when to go. More...

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