December 3, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Two New Dates for Conscious Fathering Program

Two more Conscious Fathering™ workshops have been added to the event schedule at Putnam Hospital Center. The workshops, part of the largest program for expectant fathers in the U.S, are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Jan. More...

Brewster Man Eats Marijuana To Avoid Arrest

The Thanksgiving holiday resulted in thousands of pounds of turkey being consumed by hungry Putnam residents. But one man is in trouble with the law after he was accused of trying to eat a quantity of marijuana after Carmel Police stopped him. More...

Strangers Step Up After Donation Funds Are Stolen

Tim and Colleen Sullivan held back tears after receiving a check for $7,000 from total strangers. More...

Animal Welfare Group Wants Photos of Rescued Pets

Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS), in collaboration with local artist ShawnaLee W. Kwashnak, is seeking donations of photographs from the public for consideration in a mural to be painted at their facility. More...

Kristen Lates & Eric Holl an

Fred and Wendy Lates of Holmes, NY are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen, to Eric Holland, Beaver Falls, PA. Kristen is a graduate of Milligan College TN and is working as an RN at Northern Westchester Hospital. More...

Local Man Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement

A Carmel man found guilty of embezzling nearly $2 million from his employer and failing to pay personal income tax to New York State will be calling the NY State Department of Correctional Services home for the next nine years. More...

Carmel-Mahopac Merchants Comply With ABC Laws

Thirty-nine businesses in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area are complying with New York State ABC (Alcohol and Beverage Control) legislation when it comes to checking the I.D. of those attempting to purchase beer or liquor. More...

Keeping Commuters Safe

Eric Gross Security was at a heightened level throughout the long holiday weekend at airports, train stations, and bus depots across the U.S. More...

Brewster Education Foundation Needs Volunteers To Serve

The Brewster Education Foundation has issued a call for help. The foundation’s Board of Directors currently has openings for those desiring to make a difference by serving on the BEF’s missions of philanthropy and education. More...

Jolly Time of Year, for Crooks

That time of the year has arrived: While most of us are attempting to keep our heads above water by balancing work, school, and family obligations with added holiday preparations, the criminal element has plenty of opportunities to make the season o More...

Highway Superintendent to Appear in Court

Charles Williams Patterson’s longtime Highway Superintendent, who is facing a 24-count indictment on charges ranging from grand larceny to multiple counts of official misconduct for allegedly stealing property from the town for his own persona More...

Jerry Guglielmo Loses Battle to Cancer

Jerry Guglielmo loved life. More...

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