May 26, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Two DWIs in 30 Minutes

Two DWI arrests within a half hour of each other less than a mile apart were made by Carmel Police. Last week’s collars came at 11:30 pm and at 11:55 pm on Route 6 and along Fair Street, both in the hamlet of Carmel. More...

Local Man Pleads Guilty in Arson, Maintains Innocence

A 45-year-old Kent man who formerly owned a Lake Carmel liquor store destroyed by fire in 2008 has pleaded guilty to arson and insurance fraud while maintaining his innocence. More...

Griffin to Seek Reelection as Supervisor

Capasso now exploring a GOP primary fight

Patterson Supervisor Michael Griffin, Putnam’s senior chief elected official on the town level will be seeking another four-year term in November. More...

Seatbelt Enforcement Now a Top Priority in Putnam

Day and night seatbelt enforcement initiative is underway State Police this week kicked off a “Click it or Ticket” campaign by cracking down on motorists who fail to wear seatbelts day or night. More...

Brotherly Dispute Fatality Caused by Heart Condition

Brewster State Police Monday released the results of toxicological testing indicating the death of a Brewster man who collapsed and died at his home after fighting with his brothers was not a crime. More...

Economic Summit Discusses Jobs

State Senator Greg Ball believes that job growth is one of the Hudson Valley’s main objectives during the second decade of the 21st century. More...

Blasting Ordinance Ignites Discussion at Town Board Meeting

At its May 11 work session the Carmel Town Board voted in favor of adding two new laws to the town code that will address two of the biggest issues in the town. More...

No Smoking: Town Board Bans Outdoor Wood Furnaces

Wood burning furnaces have been banned in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area. The Carmel Town Board last week approved a resolution banning new outdoor wood burning devices while establishing regulations for existing wood burning furnaces. More...

Courier Clarification

Geri Munnick, the special educa- tion teacher at Carmel High School, created her poem The Shield after receiving a New York State Shields card from the group’s president Dan Kaplan of Carmel. More...

Carmel Seeks to Make Changes to Route 6

The Carmel Town Board voted at its meeting last week in favor of making a recommendation to the state’s Department of Transportation to make changes to Route 6 that would help to relieve traffic in downtown Mahopac and help the local businesses More...

Ball Commends Police for Rapid Response

State Senator Greg Ball Monday commended law enforcement and emergency services providers for responding in a rapid and professional manner when a suspicious package was delivered to his constituent office in Southeast last Friday evening. More...

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