July 28, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

The Latest Immigration Ploy

U.S. Rep Lamar Smith has introduced HR2164, which mandates nationwide use of the E-Verify system. More...

Poles Nearly Perish in Putnam

Three residents of Poland will have quite a story to tell family when they return to their homeland: How they nearly perished while visiting friends in Putnam County. More...

Local Woman Nabbed, Accused of Selling Cocaine

A Mahopac woman faces up to 15 years in state prison for allegedly selling street level drugs throughout the greater Mahopac area. More...

Area Woman Killed in Connecticut Crash

A Patterson woman was killed and her husband injured in a single-car crash on Route 37 in Sherman, Ct. More...

Motorcyclist Lucky to Be Alive After Smashing Into Police Car

A Connecticut motorcyclist is lucky to be alive after operating his two-wheeler in excess of 100 mph on Route I-84 in Southeast before colliding with a state police cruiser. More...

Two Women Nabbed for DWI to Appear in Town Court

Two women face DWI charges when appearing next month in Kent Town Court. More...

Katz Calls For MS4 Mandate Moratorium

Assemblyman Steve Katz is tired of the Big Apple placing demands on communities throughout Putnam County to protect New York City’s watershed. More...

County Acts on Watershed Rules

Putnam County has joined 19 other municipalities throughout the New York City watershed to clean storm water flowing into city reservoirs. More...

Carmel Woman Injured in Crash

A Carmel woman waiting for a traffic signal to turn green at the intersection of Drewville Road and Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel was rear-ended by a Dutchess motorist who police say nodded off at the wheel in the excessive heat and humidity. More...

Trial Set, Lake Carmel Man Accused Of Poisoning Wife

The trial for a Lake Carmel man charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife in their Larchmont Road home by poisoning her with methanol—a solvent used in antifreeze, fuel and cleaning materials— has been scheduled for the November More...

Brothers Face Rx Forgery Charges in Yorktown

Two Mahopac brothers face forgery charges when they appear in Yorktown Town Court next month. More...

Six Years In Prison For Statutory Rape Arranged via Facebook

District Attorney Adam Levy has called on parents to monitor their children’s computer and cell phone activity following the sentencing of a 25-year-old man who met a 13-yearold Brewster girl on Facebook and eventually had sex with the child. More...

Troopers, Village Cops Team Up in Arrest

State Police at Brewster and Brewster Village Police have teamed up in apprehending a Dutchess County man wanted by upstate law enforcement personnel for burglary. More...

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