January 20, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Inmate Accused of Soliciting Another in Arson-for-Hire Scheme

A Mahopac man incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility following a DWI conviction is facing new charges. More...

Curves® adds Zumba® to Shake Up the Circuit!

Hold on to your sports bras –Curves® Circuit with Zumba Fitness® is here! Millions have lost weight and shaped up with Curves, the leader in women’s fitness, and Zumba, the dance-fitness experts. More...

Matrician Graduates From the FBI Academy

Sheriff’s Investigator John Matrician has joined eight other members of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department who have graduated from the FBI Academy. More...

Administrators’ Appointments Made Permanent

It’s time to take the “interim” away from the titles of three Brewster School District administrators. The Board of Education, at the request of Superintendent Dr. More...

Southeast Man Accused of Burglary

A resident of the Drewville Heights section of Southeast arrested last year on three felony counts of burglary for allegedly breaking into neighbors’ storage sheds and stealing gardening equipment is now facing a new felony charge of grand larc More...

Elderly Man Freezes to Death after Falling

A tragedy was reported last weekend in Stormville when the frozen body of an 89-year-old man was found on his walkway. East Fishkill Police identified the victim as Michael Zarelli. Lt. More...

Ball to Chair Committee on Homeland Security

State Senator Greg Ball will be chairing one of the New York State Legislature’s most important committees this year. More...

Carmel FD Installs New Officers

Firematic officers are sworn in. More...

Lake Carmel Murder Suspect Remains Hospitalized

Almost three years ago the mutilated body of a Lake Carmel man was found inside his home. The victim’s wife was located in an adjoining room and was later charged with his death. More...

Barbara Dunn Fraud Trial Underway This Week

Jury selection continues in the case that will determine the innocence or guilt of former Deputy Sheriff Barbara Dunn. More...

42 Young Firefighters Join the Ranks

Forty-two young men and women have joined the ranks of the volunteer firefighting family in Putnam County. More...

Oliverio Says Thanks, But No Thanks

Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio, the only Democrat on the Putnam Legislature, has said “thanks, but no thanks” to supporters who have mentioned him as a possible candidate for county executive this fall. More...

Two Kent Men Arrested in Dunkin’ Donuts Larceny

Two employees of the Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Southeast are facing felony charges of grand larceny for stealing thousands of dollars from their employer during the past few months. More...

Kent Cliffs Man Jailed for Violating Probation

A resident of Kent Cliffs was remanded to his cell at the Putnam Correctional Facility following his arrest for violating the terms and conditions of his probation. More...

Fire, EMS Agencies Have Busiest Year Ever

Two thousand ten was the busiest year ever in the history of Putnam County’s fire and EMS agencies with just under 9,000 calls answered by the all-volunteer service. More...

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