June 2, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Troopers Out In Force Over Long Holiday Weekend

State Police promised to be a presence over the long holiday weekend in order to reduce carnage on area roads and troopers from Brewster, Somers, Stormville, and Cortlandt kept their word. More...

Brawling Diner Patrons Arrested

Following a brawl at a popular Mahopac restaurant, two local men have some explaining to do when appearing in Carmel Town Court later this month. More...

Long Walk to Texas

Police officers on the state, county and village level were smiling Monday after reflecting on an incident hours earlier involving a man walking along I-84 over the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge in Southeast. More...

Carmel VFW Auxiliary Announces New Officers

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Daniel J. O’Brien Post 1374 of 32 Gleneida Avenue Carmel, held its installation of officers for 2011- 12 on May 3, 2011, officiated by past District President 2002-03, Irene Rohde. More...

Lynne Eckardt Steps Down as Democratic Chair to Run for Southeast Town Board

There is a change in the ranks of the Putnam County Democratic Committee. Lynne Eckardt has stepped down as chair after announcing her candidacy to run on the Democratic line for Southeast Town Board in November. More...

NYSEG Rebate Program May Save County Tax Dollars

Putnam County will be taking advantage of a rebate program offered by the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation that will save taxpayer dollars. More...

Parents Urged to Talk to Their Kids about Underage Drinking

Prom season has arrived and high school graduations are right around the corner. More...

Mahopac Man Arrested in JV Mall Attack

A Mahopac man is facing charges of assault and criminal mischief for allegedly smashing the window of a vehicle parked at the Jefferson Valley Mall showering the lone occupant with glass. More...

Wanted Local Man Nabbed in Traffic Stop

A Mahopac man wanted by Yorktown Police for a larceny in Jefferson Valley nine months ago was nabbed by Carmel Police during a routine traffic check in Mahopac. More...

Dilemma in Putnam, Where to Stay?

Putnam County’s Director of Tourism Valerie Hickman calls it an “embarrassing situation.” Not a single quality hotel is found anywhere in Putnam County. More...

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