February 10, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Exceeding Snow Days

To the dismay of most children across the state, school vacations have been shortened due to winter weather. More...

Area Woman Charged in Rape of Carmel Youth

A 23-year-old Brewster woman is facing charges of rape for reportedly having sexual relations with a 16-year-old Carmel youth.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last Friday of Latisha Curry of Main Street in connection w More...

Sweepstakes Lottery Scam in Putnam

Sheriff Don Smith reminded the public: “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is!”  On Monday, the county’s chief lawman reported a sweepstakes lottery scam aimed at defrauding unsuspecting people of thousands of dolla More...

Cops Raid Mahopac Marijuana-Growing Operation

Armed with heavy firepower, members of the Putnam County Emergency Response Team joined Carmel Police on Friday in raiding a sophisticated marijuana growing operation in Mahopac.  More...

Patterson Meetings

Tue Feb 15 Planning Board Submission Deadline   More...

Police Caution Local Business in Wake Of Danbury Crime Spree

A series of smash-and-grab burglaries on the west side of Danbury has prompted Putnam Sheriff Don Smith to urge businesses and homeowners along the Route 6 corridor in Southeast to be extremely vigilant.  More...

Communities That Care Organization Supports ‘Children of Alcoholics Week’

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) will be observing its Children of Alcoholics (COA) Week from February 13 through 19. More...

Camarda Pavilion Falls Under Weight of Snow

The aftermath of the snowiest January on record in the northeast continues to be felt. More...

Cleaning Lady Accused Of Stealing Diamond

An employee of a professional house cleaning service faces felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing a diamond valued at $8,000 from a home in North Salem. More...

Security Beefed Up at Town Hall

Concerned about security and accountability, the Town of Patterson has implemented a new sign-in system for all visitors to Patterson Town Hall.  Councilwoman Ginny Nacerino conceived the idea, which was approved last week by the Patterson Town More...

Attack Outside Dunkin’ Donuts

A Patterson man was arrested on felony charges of criminal mischief and menacing for allegedly attacking a man outside the Dunkin’ Donuts shop on Route 22 in Southeast.  More...

Mahopac Meetings

Thu Feb 17 Mahopac Central School District Finance Committee - 7:30pm Lakeview ES Auditorium   More...

Narcotics Trafficking Arrest In Southeast

Following his arrest for drug trafficking in Putnam County, a 19-year-old Connecticut man is facing a lengthy state prison term.  The Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit arrested Daniel Dineen of Redding last week following a t More...

DWI Merry-Go- Round Continues

Another week and Putnam’s DWI arrests continue to mount.  More...

CLARIFICATION:

In our February 3 article about Putnam Felines, we misidentified the organization’s founder and president Jean Siegel. Also, Putnam Felines’ policy is “Trap-neuter-release.” We regret the errors.   More...

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Weekly Quotation

‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie