March 17, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Carmel Meetings

Mon Mar 21Kindergarten Registration,KES, KPS, MPES, 9:30-11:30amTue Mar 22 Board of Ed Mtg., CHS Library,7:30 pm More...

Local Woman Charged with Grand Larceny

A Mahopac woman is facing charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing from her employer. More...

Beyond the Invisible—Vets with Traumatic Brain Injury

Ann Voss knows first hand the disabilities incurred by the traumatic brain injured (TBI) population. Voss, a resident of Patterson and a licensed practical nurse, was involved in a head-on crash in 1992. More...

Mahopac Meetings

Thu Mar 17Board of Education Lakeview School Prior to the Finance Meeting, 7pm More...

Police News

More DWI arrests in Putnam County Kent Police arrested Allison Neely, 32, of Beacon on a warrant issued by Kent Justice Peter Collins for aggravated DWI. More...

Health Laws for Children’s Day Camp Programs Amended

In September of 2009, amendments to New York State Public Health Law revised the summer children’s day camp definition to include indoor or outdoor organized group activities, involving certain activities with significant risk of injury. More...

Unemployment Increases Throughout Region

While economists on the national and state level have indicated signs of an economic turnaround, Putnam’s rate of unemployment has increased for the first time in years. More...

Correction

Last week’s story “Legislature Approves Eldridge Appointments” incorrectly stated that Ray Merlotto and William Nichols were appointed to the Region 3 Forest Practice Board by the county legislature. More...

Scams Reported by Putnam Health Department

Businesses beware: Individuals who claim to be inspectors from the Putnam Health Department are perpetrating a scam throughout the area. More...

Great Floods Can Flow From Simple Sources

For the second time in 72 hours a powerful storm deluged the area with a month’s supply of rain in a single day. Roads were flooded as streams and tributaries became raging rivers from the more than 2.5 inches of rain that fell last week. More...

Ball: Crooked Public Workers Must Forfeit Pensions

State Senator Greg Ball is angry. More...

Popular Jewelry Store Is Burglarized, Culprit Sought

A popular jewelry shop in Lake Carmel was burglarized and police have asked the public for help in finding the culprit. Kent Police were summoned last Thursday morning at 3am to Anthony’s Jewelers on Route 52 for a report of alarm activation. More...

Car Fire Snarls Traffic on 311

An SUV fire on the entrance ramp to westbound I-84 at the Kent-Patterson line snarled traffic Friday. The blaze broke out at 8am when the unidentified driver was about to enter the interstate from Route 311. More...

Patterson Meetings

Tue Mar 22Planning BoardSubmission DeadlineWed Mar 23Town BoardRegular Meeting 7:30pm More...

Kent Meetings

The Kent Town Board will hold a Meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7pm at the Kent Town Hall, 25 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes, New York 10512. More...

Southeast Meetings

The Southeast Town Board will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Southeast Town Hall, 1360 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509. More...

A Joyful End To A Difficult Journey

Eight residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing the impossible. More...

Clarification

In last week’s Courier it was reported that a New York State appellate court had ordered a new trial for convicted murderer Anthony DiPippo because his attorney had failed to disclose that he previously defended another possible suspect in the More...

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