August 4, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam Community Service Network Seeking Nominations

Is there someone, a person or an organization, that has taken that extra step, given support when needed, made an impact on you or someone you know? More...

Man Charged in Danbury Violent Felony Assault

A Brewster man faces charges of assault, burglary, and strangulation following what Danbury Police have called a violent felony assault. More...

Routine Crash Leads to Felony Drug Arrest

A run of the mill car crash in Mahopac resulted in a felony drug bust for Carmel Police. Officers Laura Smith and Stephen Kunze were dispatched to the singlecar crash last Thursday at 4:55 am on Stillwater Road in the Mahopac Falls section of town. More...

District Announces Annual Road Closing

The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District authorizes the closing for 24 hours, on the third Tuesday of August, namely August 16, 2011, its private road on the north side of the Lakeview Elementary School, property known as Harbor More...

Sales Tax Revenue Rebounds After Drop

Putnam County officials breathed a sigh of relief after receiving the county’s latest sales tax report. More...

Convenience of E-Z Pass Is Now Available in Putnam

Putnam Deputy County Clerk Christine Woolley was pleased Monday when selling the county’s first E-Z Pass tag to County Clerk Dennis Sant. More...

Board of Elections Gearing up for Busy Fall

With Primary Day less than six weeks away and the General Election three months from now, the Putnam County Board of Elections is gearing up for a busy late summer and autumn. More...

Schneider Seeks Write-Ins from Conservative Party Members

Democratic Party endorsed candidate for Putnam County Executive Alan Schneider hopes to add Conservative Party backing to his campaign and last week filed petitions with the Board of Elections to participate in the September 13 primary election. More...

Katz Promotes Public-Private Partnerships to Rebuild Economy

State Assemblyman Steve Katz is bullish on Putnam County. More...

Man Charged With DWI at Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

Following a car-truck crash at the toll plaza on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, a Carmel man faces DWI charges when appearing later this month in Dutchess County Court. More...

Anthony DiPippo Denied Bail in Murder Case

Visiting State Supreme Court Justice Albert Lorenzo denied bail to a man convicted of brutally murdering a 12-year-old Carmel girl 17 years ago. More...

Danbury Teens Charged in Rash of Thefts in Southeast

Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Gerald Schramek has called on the public to refrain from leaving vehicles unlocked during the overnight hours. More...

Michael Quinn Dies in Tragic Crash

This week family and friends are mourning the passing of Michael J. Quinn, who perished when his car slammed into a parked vehicle less than a quarter mile from his home in Brewster. More...

Babysitter Accused of Lifting Jewelry, Cash

Police have reminded the public to always check references of newly hired babysitters following an incident that took place over the weekend in Mahopac. More...

Electrical Fire Shuts Board of Elections Office

An electrical fire forced the closing of the Putnam Board of Elections office in Carmel Thursday as well as Wednesday. The blaze broke out Tuesday evening around 7:30 pm when employees working at the facility smelled smoke. More...

Hail, Strong Winds Hamper Commutes

Temperatures dropped from 91 degrees to 69 degrees in less than a half hour Monday when torrential rains, strong winds, thunder and lighting interspersed with bursts of sunshine and pea-sized hail pelted Putnam County. More...

County May Lease at Butterfield Hospital Site

Putnam County Executive Paul Eldridge calls it a “unique opportunity.” More...

Odell Announces Grand Opening of Campaign Headquarters

The grand opening for Putnam County Executive candidate MaryEllen Odell’s campaign headquarters will be next week. More...

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“Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~Lauren Bacall