November 11, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

‘Super Drunk’ Causes Hit and Run Crash

A Lake Carmel man described by police as being “super drunk” is facing charges of aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol level of .20 percent or nearly three times the le More...

Meetings in Kent

Thurs. Nov. 11: Veterans Day Town Offices CLOSED Mon. Nov. 15 at 7pm: -Public Hearing “Temporary Sales Events” -Public Hearing Introducing a New Chapter of 55A of the Town of Kent Code, entitled “Property Maintenance” More...

Ball-Kaplowitz Contest Still in Dispute

A week after Election Day, an official winner has yet to be named in the 40th District State Senate race. More...

Election Fallout Could Lead to Shakeup

Resolution reportedly proposes to reduce elections commissioners’ terms retroactively

A resolution on the table for the December 7 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature, if approved, would change the term for the commissioners of the Board of Elections from four years to two. More...

MEETINGS IN MAHOPAC

The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District will hold a Human Resource Committee Meeting on Thursday, November 11, 2010 in the HR Conference Room of the District Office at 7pm. More...

Putnam Legislators Appoint Citizens to Various Boards

Members of the Putnam Legislature have appointed six residents of Putnam County to a variety of boards. During its regular monthly meeting last week, the lawmakers named Kent Police Sgt. More...

Marijuana Seized in Local Bust

Putnam County’s annual countywide marijuana eradication program has been completed with positive results. More...

Southeast Voters Say No to $3.8 Million Project

On Election Day, Southeast citizens voted against spending $3.8 million to renovate the Old Town Hall into a theater. More...

POLICE NEWS

Man accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old girl A Brewster man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally is facing felony charges of sexual contact for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl. More...

Charges for Mutual Assault Couple

A couple wound up at Putnam Hospital Center and is now facing charges of assault for allegedly pummeling each other at a residence in western Kent. More...

Victorious Hayworth Reflects on Win

Hall intends to spend time with family, guitar

Congresswoman-elect Dr. Nan Hayworth spent many nights and days at her Carmel headquarters prior to her successful election. It’s little wonder that the Mt. More...

Lake Mahopac USCG Auxiliary Training Saves Life of Kayaker

Thanks to the outstanding commitment by the Lake Mahopac USCG Auxiliary Flotilla to recreational boating safety and member training, a Long Island Kayaker is alive today. More...

News to Knock Your Socks Off

Diabetes-related complications account for over 1.5 million amputations of feet and legs every year. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, over 60 percent of all non-traumatic amputations are due to conditions caused by diabetes. More...

Empty Your Medicine Chest Now

Medication Take Back Day, sponsored by the Putnam Communities that Care Coalition, the Putnam Health Department and the Putnam Sheriff’s Department, takes place Saturday in two Putnam locations. More...

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