July 15, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Cancer Support Groups Meeting Throughout the Summer

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. More...

New Putnam Financial Consultant for HVFCU

On July 13 HVFCU Financial Services at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) announced that it has named Chris Cantele, senior financial consultant serving the company's Putnam County offices. More...

Water Restrictions Imposed

The lack of rainfall, combined with tropic-like heat conditions, has caused the Town of Carmel to implement water restrictions. More...

Health Department Heat Advisory

Due to the current heat wave, the Putnam County Department of Health is advising all Putnam residents to be aware of potential health risks associated with the high temperatures and excess humidity: Heat Illness Heat related illness can occur i More...

‘Summer Survival Kits’ for Seniors

For most of us, record summer heat means little more than higher cooling bills and more time at the pool – but for local seniors living on their own, the consequences are far more serious. More...

Neurologist is First Physician to Lead Danbury Hospital

As a longtime community physician who has always put the needs of patients first, John Murphy, MD, never imagined he would make history as the first physician to serve as president and chief executive officer of Danbury Hospital. More...

Karl Rohde Appointed as Putnam Historian

The man affectionately referred to as “Mr. Veteran” in Putnam County has been appointed as the county’s new historian. More...

Pit Bull Who Attacked Shih Tzu Put to Rest

On Monday the Mahopac pit bull, Milo, who seriously injured an 11-pound Shih Tzu, leading to its death, was put to rest. More...

Undersheriffs Train at Saratoga Gathering

Thirty-nine Undersheriffs from across New York State recently attended an annual training conference in Saratoga Springs, sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs’ Association and the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute. More...

From the Police Blotter

Three Warrant Arrests Made

Residents of Brewster, Lake Peekskill, and New Jersey are due to answer charges in Carmel Town Court this month after being taken into custody by Carmel Police for failing to appear in court on previous charges. More...

Emergency Animal Response Team Seeks Volunteers

Putnam County is in the process of developing a countywide plan to respond to the needs of animals, whether they are owned, stray, or domestic, during any event or disaster. More...

Family Uninjured by Faulty Stadium Fireworks

The Porters of Carmel love to watch fireworks! More...

DWI Arrests Continue to Mount

Another week and more DWI arrests have been reported by area police. State Police from Brewster charged Juan Elias, 40, of Danbury Monday after his car was stopped on I-84 in Southeast at 2am. More...

Putnam Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

Putnam County will be launching an anti-bullying campaign this fall to raise community awareness about the dangers of cyberbullying. More...

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