March 24, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

VFW Seeking Funds to Support Injured Marine

On February 15, Marine Lance Corporal John Curtin lost both of his legs above the knees after being hit by an improvised explosive device in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. More...

Woman Hurt in ‘Double Whammy’ Crash

A Patterson woman escaped serious injury last week in what authorities are calling a “double whammy” crash on Fair Street in Patterson.  The Sheriff’s Department, Patterson Fire Department personnel and a paramedic were summone More...

Area Man Burglarizes Jewelry Shop

Kent Police arrested a Lake Carmel man for burglarizing a popular jewelry shop in Lake Carmel.  Thomas O’Rourke, 29, was taken into custody 72 hours after Anthony’s Jewelers on Route 52 was broken into and the suspect allegedly stole More...

Legislature Forum Dedicated To Late the Joseph Gomez

Attendees at Saturday’s annual Putnam County Legislature Forum will pause and reflect on a man who dedicated his life to assisting the disabled.  More...

Sheriff Announces Membership Drive

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Putnam County within the next ten days according to Sheriff Donald B. More...

Carmel Residents Voice Concerns About Proposed Blasting Regulations

A public hearing held by the Carmel Town Board at Carmel Town Hall last Wednesday night brought out many opinions from residents concerning a proposed new chapter to the town code concerning blasting. More...

Man Hurt in One-Car Crash

A Carmel man was airlifted to the Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, early Sunday following a one-vehicle crash on Dykeman Road in Carmel.  More...

Convicted Murderer Returned to Putnam

Anthony DiPippo walked into Putnam County Court in shackles last Friday and stood before Acting Putnam County Judge Albert Lorenzo. More...

Perpetual Flooding Outrages Lake Carmel Resident

Vivian Rosato is fearful every time it rains. More...

Trio Steals Motor From Plumbing Company

Three young men from Kent are facing larceny and trespass charges for allegedly stealing a motor and copper from a Lake Carmel plumbing company.  More...

Local Man Found Dead In Yorktown

The body of a Carmel man was found at Turkey Mountain Park in Yorktown last Wednesday after his family reported him missing.  Carmel Police worked in conjunction with Yorktown Police last week by conducting wide-scale searches that led to the di More...

Carmel Crash KO’s Power To County Seat

A single-car crash on Carmel’s main street knocked out power to the entire county seat for two hours last week.  The mishap occurred at 7am when, according to Carmel Police, a vehicle operated by Christopher Young, 49, of Carmel, struck a More...

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