December 9, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

POLICE NEWS

Marijuana Munchies Carmel Police shook their heads in disbelief when arresting a former Mahopac man on charges of marijuana possession that included cookies laced with the illegal substance. More...

Another DWI with a Child in the Car

A Connecticut man is facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk with his four-year-old daughter riding in the family car. More...

Tamagna Assures Public: Interim County Exec Will Be Named Jan. 1

Putnam County Legislature Chairman Vincent Tamagna assured the public Tuesday evening that an interim county executive will be in place on New Year’s Day. More...

’Tis the Season for Scams

Police are warning the public about scams perpetuated by unscrupulous door-to-door sales persons at this time of the year. A 91-year-old Stormville woman was visited by two men last month selling steaks from a refrigerated truck. More...

Woman Charged With Stealing From Relative’s Home

POLICE NEWS

A Carmel woman is facing felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing cash and jewelry from a relative’s home in Stormville. East Fishkill Police arrested Shyla Daley, 19, last Thursday following a five-month long investigation. More...

Firefighters Recognized For Averting Tragedy

Firefighter training has paid big dividends in Mahopac. More...

Internet Meeting for Sex Leads to Arrest

A Queens man is calling the Putnam Correctional Facility home this week following his arrest for having sex with a 12-year-old Brewster girl he reportedly met over the Internet. More...

Philipstown Republicans Battle

In-house fighting is becoming a staple in Putnam’s Republican Party. Randy Chiera, former Philipstown Republican chairman is filing a lawsuit against the current local chairwoman, who ousted him in October, Terry Polhemus. More...

CLARIFICATIONS & CORRECTIONS

Regarding last week’s story, “Leibell Won’t Be County Executive,” Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt should not have been characterized as “distraught.” Additionally, his quotation should have appeared as follows: More...

Larceny Arrests Increase

Call it a sign of the season: Police reported numerous larceny arrests in recent days resulting from shoplifting at area stores and markets. More...

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“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke