August 18, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Amnesty for Stolen Road Signs in Carmel to End This Month

An increase in the theft of street signs in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area this summer has prompted town officials to offer amnesty for those returning the signage before the end of the month. More...

Woman Charged With Wallet Theft

A Mahopac woman finds herself in trouble with the law for allegedly taking a wallet mistakenly left behind by a customer of a local package store. More...

Pharmacy Mischief Sends Mahopac Man To Jail

Police are attempting to discover what prompted a Mahopac man to intentionally smash three bottles of mouthwash inside the CVS Pharmacy in Mahopac. More...

Brewster Man Convicted Of Child Porn Violates Probation

A 56-year-old Brewster man convicted three and one-half years ago of downloading child pornography on a Mahopac Library computer finds himself in trouble with the law again. More...

DWI Arrests Soar As Summer Winds Down

Arrests for DWI have soared in recent days as the summer of 2011 begins to wind down. More...

Odell Opens Campaign Headquarters In Carmel

The scene at Odell campaign headquarters in Carmel resembled an Election Night victory celebration when hundreds of the county executive hopeful’s supporters crowded into the store front at the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center with dozens more over More...

Protecting The Watershed

Putnam County has joined 19 other municipalities throughout the New York City watershed in a joint effort to clean storm water flowing into the city’s reservoir system. More...

Carmel Man Charged With DWI In Danbury

A Carmel man is freed on $2,500 bail following his arrest in Danbury for driving while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

Big Trouble For Woman Who Flees One Crash, Then Hits Rock Wall

A 21-year old Mahopac woman has some explaining to do when appearing before Carmel Justice Joseph Spofford later this month following her involvement in two crashes while utilizing her family’s vehicle without permission. More...

I-684 Speed Enforcement Nets Results

Troopers were out in force along I-684 in Southeast and North Salem last weekend nabbing motorists for speeding. More...

Legals Notice Designation to be Reconsidered

The Putnam County Legislature will reconsider its vote on designating newpapers for legal notices at the group’s September meeting, Chairman Vinny Tamagna said last week. More...

Piazza Concerned About State Cuts

Putnam Commissioner of Social Services Michael Piazza brought news of pending doom and gloom to a meeting of the Legislature’s Health, Social and Educational Committee last week relating to cuts in state and federal aid for 2012 that will impac More...

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