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September 22, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Fire Forces Evacuation of Carmel Senior Center

A report of a fire at the Putnam Senior Center in Carmel Monday forced the evacuation of 100 seniors but thanks to the quick response of emergency providers damage was kept to a minimum. At 11:30 a.m. More...

Carmel Cops Bust Pot, Mushroom Ring

A six-month-long investigation into illegal drug trafficking in the Carmel- Mahopac area has led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Mahopac man on felony charges of criminal sale and criminal possession of controlled substances. More...

Third Drug Ring Smashed in as Many Weeks

For the third consecutive week, members of the Countywide Narcotics Enforcement Unit have smashed an alleged drug distribution ring operating in Putnam County. More...

Tragic Wedding Night for Nurse at PHC

Hours after marrying the love of her life, Amber Sartori, a nurse at Putnam Hospital Center, experienced the unthinkable when her husband was killed in a freak crash that State Police said resulted from driving while intoxicated. More...

Odell Feted at Victory Party

One of Putnam’s most scenic treasures was the backdrop Saturday for MaryEllen Odell’s victory celebration. Odell defeated Democrat Alan Schneider by a wide margin on Primary Day to keep the Conservative line in her political war chest. More...

Pataki Blasts President Obama

Former Governor George Pataki is not at all enamored of President Obama. More...

Cops Make Huge Pot Bust in Mahopac After Package Delivery

It’s being called Putnam’s largest marijuana bust ever: Carmel Police arrested a California woman Friday and seized 60 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $250,000. More...

Screams Lead to DWI Arrest in Mahopac

Screams originating from a passing car resulted in a DWI arrest in Mahopac last week. More...

Cops Experience Close Calls with Arrests

A member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department and a Kent Police officer experienced close calls last week when making arrests. More...

Teen Jailed in Nurse Assault

A 17-year-old Mahopac youth is facing felony charges of assault for allegedly attacking a nurse at Putnam Hospital Center while undergoing treatment. Carmel Police arrested the unidentified teen last week. More...

Griffin Squeaks by Capasso in Patterson

Patterson Supervisor Mike Griffin breathed a sigh of relief after absentee ballots were counted at the Putnam Board of Elections office in Carmel Tuesday. More...

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