July 7, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Oil Spill Averted in Lake Carmel

A rapid response from emergency providers averted an environmental nightmare from occurring in Lake Carmel.  Kent Police and the Putnam 911 Dispatch Center were notified last week at 10:30 am when a Lake Carmel Sanitation District garbage truck More...

Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charge

A Mahopac woman is facing charges of animal cruelty that could result in a one-year jail term and $1,000 fine. More...

DAR Partners with Businesses to Raise Money for Tornado Victims

The Enoch Crosby Chapter of the NSDAR has joined forces with local businesses to come to the aid of the victims of tornados in Joplin, MO. More...

Late for Train: Dealer Nabbed at Station

Following his arrest by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Drug Enforcement Unit, a Long Island man accused of commuting from Grand Central Station to Brewster on Metro-North trains to allegedly sell narcotics in Putnam County faces a lengt More...

Home Invasion Under Investigation

The scene resembled a cops and robbers thriller on the motion picture screen, but last Thursday afternoon’s police activity in the air as well as on the ground was for real.  Around 3 pm a man called 911 reporting a home invasion and robbe More...

Anger Expressed Over July 4 Mischief

The day after Independence Day police investigated a rash of complaints dealing with damage incurred from illegal fireworks.  Police on the state, county and town levels reported receiving some two dozen calls indicating mail boxes blown to shre More...

Police Seek Man Wanted in Child Abduction; Youngster Now Safe

Frightening moments for a family in Brewster have prompted police to seek what Sheriff Don Smith calls a “person of interest” in a child abduction case.  The incident took place last weekend when Brewster Village Police received a re More...

Plane Crash Victim Remembered

A 23-year-old Putnam Lake man killed last week when the single-engine Cessna he was riding in crashed at the Dutchess County Airport was remembered Saturday as a spirited young man who was a loyal friend and loved life.  More...

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