July 21, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Plea Deal Near in Murder Case

The 25-year old man accused of brutally murdering his estranged 19-yearold wife in a Christmas Eve slaying described by law enforcement professionals as the county’s most heinous crime in 2010, is close to reaching a plea deal in the case. More...

Defensive Driving Class Offered

The Defensive Driving Insurance Reduction Program is a six-hour course consisting of a series of films and discussions about driving attitudes and behaviors. More...

Local Man Arrested in Syracuse

A Brewster man described by authorities as a native of Turkey is facing federal charges in connection with the removal of asbestos. More...

Ball Urges Action on Honoring NY Veterans

State Senator Greg Ball, chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss efforts to create another veterans’ cemetery in New York. More...

Cancer Support Available in August

Support Connection, Inc., a notfor profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, and offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. More...

Sheriff’s Department Receives Grant Go-ahead

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has filed a series of grant applications that will allow for the purchase of new equipment at minimal cost to local taxpayers. More...

Leibell: Four Visitors a Month

When Vincent Leibell receives visitors at his new digs, it will have to be Friday through Sunday – or a federal holiday – between the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. More...

DiPippo Hearing Delayed

Justice continues to move at a snail’s pace in Putnam County. More...

Three Area Men Charged In Global Drug Operation

Three residents of Putnam County were among 37 reputed members of an Albanian-American organized crime ring that trafficked illegal narcotics throughout North America and Europe. More...

Local Man Jailed for Leaving the Scene of 2008 Crash

A Mahopac man accused of leaving the scene of a personal injury crash in Mohegan Lake more than three years ago has finally been captured. More...

Police Presence Continues at Garden Street

A police presence will continue outside the Garden Street School in Brewster this fall. More...

Learn About What’s New in Hip and Knee Replacement

On Tuesday, August 2 at 8:30 am, Orthopedic Surgeon Robert Deveney, MD, will present a talk entitled “What’s New in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery” at Watermark at East Hill, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT. More...

Young Republicans Clean Up Dilapidated Building in Cold Spring

Saturday afternoon saw 50 people greet the opening of the campaign headquarters for the newly formed Putnam County Young Republican Club on Main Street in Cold Spring. More...

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