January 13, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Say It, Don’t Spray It: Youth Charged With Damaging Middle School

Eric Gross An 18-year-old Carmel youth has some explaining to do when appearing in Carmel Town Court later this month following his arrest for allegedly damaging the Mahopac Middle School. More...

Police Accuse Southeast Woman of Staging Her Own Kidnapping

State Police are investigating the false kidnapping of a young Southeast woman in Pawling. More...

Patterson Highway Superintendent Continues to Receive Salary

Patterson’s long-time Highway Superintendent Charles Williams, 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...

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The morning after Putnam’s latest snowstorm found Carmel’s Sleeping Beauty statue shrouded in a blanket of snow. More...

Free Flu Clinic to Be Held Next Week

An influenza outbreak in Putnam has prompted health officials to urge that all county residents receive a flu shot as soon as possible. This week’s clinic was postponed due to the latest winter storm and was rescheduled for Jan. More...

New Year, New Appointments

Now that the Putnam Legislature’s annual organizational meeting is history, local lawmakers are rolling up their sleeves this week and getting down to work. More...

Town Board Organizes for 2011

The Carmel Town Board has organized for the New Year. More...

School Bus Staff Alerts Family to House Fire

This week two Carmel School District employees are being hailed as heroes for alerting a family that their house was on fire. More...

Shots Fired in Mahopac Falls

A woman discharging a shotgun at 1:45 in the morning sent out a small militia of police. Last week’s bizarre incident took place on Tribbe Hill Road, a residential neighborhood across from the Mahopac Middle School in Mahopac Falls. More...

Joint Fire District Reorganizes for 2011

The Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District has announced its Board of Fire Commissioners for 2011. More...

Local Security to Be Beefed Up in Wake of Arizona Shootings

Law enforcement officials across Putnam County have been meeting this week to discuss beefing up security measures for elected officials in the wake of last weekend’s senseless shooting rampage in Arizona. More...

County Scrutinizes Official Newspaper Designation

The Putnam Legislature wants to know why one official newspaper, which only covers portions of the county, charges the county nearly twice the amount for legal notices as the other two official publications. More...

DWI Vehicle Auction Is Next Week

District Attorney Adam Levy doesn’t think of himself as a used car salesman, but the county’s chief prosecutor is keeping extra busy these days preparing for Putnam’s first auction of vehicles seized from repeated drunken drivers. More...

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