July 29, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Illegal Alien Arrested in Brewster

A man reportedly in the U.S. illegally from his native Guatemala is facing felony charges of burglary and grand larceny following his arrest by Brewster State Police. More...

Children’s Theater Hopes to Move to Putnam Park

If all goes well, a special production of A Christmas Carol will be performed live on stage in a refurbished building at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park later this year. More...

Upgrading Audio and Video at Historic Courthouse

Regular attendees at Putnam Legislative meetings as well as those who watch proceedings at home on cable television are complaining the same these days: Sound quality is so poor that the important discussions relating to county government cannot be More...

Pepsi’s Annual ‘Gives Back Day’ Improves Walking Trail

Because of the valued partnerships between Volunteer-Center.org, Pepsi Beverage Company, and Keep Putnam Beautiful, improvements have been made to the Lake Gleneida Walking Trail. More...

Chamber to Get New Office

‘Economic opportunity center’ will house only non-profits

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has helped funnel $400,000 in taxpayer money for the creation of an “economic opportunity center” in Mahopac. Despite its name, the center will not house job-creating for-profit businesses. More...

Town Board Extends $80K Info Tech Contract

On a sunny and clear midsummer Monday evening, the Kent Town Board made quick work of a brief agenda in time to enjoy a fine Putnam sunset. More...

Cops Say it Must be the Weather

Kent Police arrested Antonio Gonzalez, 46, of Kent, on charges of criminal mischief for reportedly swinging a piece of steel rebar that struck another local resident’s vehicle after the pair had been involved in an argument in Lake Carmel. More...

Trouble with Peace and Quiet

PATTERSON TOWN BOARD

A special meeting was held on July 20 at 7pm to discuss changes to the Patterson’s town code regarding not-forprofit membership clubs and research and development. More...

Have A Rare Night Out

STEAKHOUSE 22

Jim Troetti knows how to serve meat. He’s a self-taught cook, an experimental food-lover, and the owner of Steakhouse 22, located on Route 22 in Patterson. “I just decided to cook one day, I just had a flare for it,” Troetti said. More...

Wittenberg is County’s Employee of the Year

Rebecca Wittenberg has been giving back to her community for more than three decades as a dedicated member of the Putnam County Health Department. More...

Board Members Caught Up in Dog Fight

It was all bark and no bite for the Djeljevic family of 34 Avery Road in Carmel at the Carmel Zoning Board meeting on July 22; pun fully intended. More...

POLICE NEWS

Woman Vict imized at Carmel Drug Store

For the second week in succession, a woman has been victimized in the Carmel-Mahopac area by leaving her handbag unattended. More...

Peniowich Completes Basic Training

Air Force Airman Robert C. Peniowich graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Mahopac Teen Charged With Grand Larceny

A 17-year-old Mahopac youth accused of stealing a debit card from a neighbor and making several purchases with it from area merchants is facing five counts of grand larceny. Carmel Police arrested Dylan Deltoro last week. More...

Water Advisories Issued Across the County

Lack of rain and hot weather has resulted in water advisories being issued by several municipalities throughout the region. The Town of Carmel issued a mandatory water advisory earlier this month banning the watering of lawns and washing of cars. More...

Click here for digital edition
2010-07-29 digital edition

Weekly Quotation

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale