February 17, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Burst Pipe Forces Closure of CHS Gymnasium

A burst pipe in the heating system at Carmel High School has forced school officials to close the heavily used CHS gymnasium for at least the next 10 days. Superintendent Dr. More...

Man Recruits Area Teens for Drug Ring

A Mahopac man has been accused of operating a marijuana distribution ring involving area teens aged 14 to 19. Carmel Police announced the arrest Monday of Tomas Makaj, 19, in connection with the operation. More...

Rights, Yee Team Up With Political Newcomer

With three Southeast town board slots up for election this fall, three people, including two incumbents, have already announced their candidacy. More...

State Dormitory Authority Funds Office Buildings, Too  Free Access 

It would appear that of all public agencies in the Empire State, the Dormitory Authority of New York is one of the most popular to contact when seeking money for town office renovations or community projects such as covered bridges. More...

CLARIFICATION

In reference to last week’s story “‘Dormitory Authority’ Builds a Bridge,” a spokesperson for the Dormitory Authority of New York would like it to be clarified that the Authority does not issue grants— they adminis More...

Vaccine Clinic for Overseas Travelers Begins

Planning on overseas travel? The Putnam County Health Department has kicked off its Travel Vaccine Clinic by offering rabies, typhoid, and yellow fever vaccines. More...

Legislature Appoints Kessman, Finger to Farm Board

By unanimous votes, the Putnam Legislature made four appointments at its February meeting. More...

Carlin Reappointed as Putnam’s Commissioner of Finance

Putnam County’s municipal finances haven’t skipped a beat now that Commissioner of Finance William Carlin has been reappointed to serve residents of the county. More...

Mahopac Falls Man Indicted for Murder

The brutal Christmas-eve slaying of a 19-year-old woman from Mahopac Falls by her drunken husband was one of the county’s most heinous crimes in 2010. Now that man has been indicted by a Putnam County grand jury on charges of murder. More...

Firefighters Avert Calamity for Mahopac Restaurateur

Sal Barone of Mahopac feared the worst when receiving a phone call at 6am reporting his recently opened restaurant in Mohegan Lake was ablaze. More...

Area Man Accused of Threatening Teenage Girls

A Lake Carmel man faces charges of menacing, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment for allegedly threatening three teenaged girls. More...

Schmitt Stands Alone in Decision of Whether to Appoint New Councilman

Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt stated at last Wednesday’s town board work session that he is now in favor of filling the board’s empty seat, though he previously was not. More...

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