February 10, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

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. 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. 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...

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...

Exceeding Snow Days

To the dismay of most children across the state, school vacations have been shortened due to winter weather. All of Putnam’s five school districts have exceeded their scheduled emergency snow days and will need to shorten future vacations. More...

Camarda Pavilion Falls Under Weight of Snow

The aftermath of the snowiest January on record in the northeast continues to be felt. 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 dollars&mda 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...

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. 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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“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck