October 6, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Split Legislature OKs Watershed Coalition

By a vote of 6-3, the Putnam Legisla­ture has agreed to join 19 other munici­palities throughout the New York City watershed by forming the East of Hud­son Watershed Corporation, resulting in the transfer of $20 million of Big Apple funds allowing me More...

DMV Giving Eye Tests a Second Look

Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant and Sheriff Donald Smith were furious last week over a new state initiative that both officials charged would jeopardize the health and safety of motorists across the Empire State. More...

Man Jailed For Witness Tampering

A Mahopac man is facing a misde­meanor charge of witness tampering. More...

Hospital Holding Epilepsy Conference

A free educational conference for epilepsy patients and their families— “Epilepsy: Taking Control”—will be offered by Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group and Putnam Hospital Center on Thursday, October 27th. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Clean-up Day is Saturday

Putnam’s second Household Haz­ardous Waste Clean-up Day of the year takes place Saturday in South­east. More...

Rollover Crash Closes Roadway

Emergency responders assist at the scene of a single-car crash in Patterson last week. More...

Putnam’s Sales Tax Revenue Finally Back in the Black

Putnam’s sales tax revenue is back in the black. After two months of declining sales tax dollars, county shoppers have re­turned to their earlier spending habits. More...

Network Honors Movers & Shakers

Two dozen of Putnam’s movers and shakers were honored last week when the Putnam Community Service Net­work hosted its 26th annual Awards Breakfast. More...

Ball Among the Top in Attendance

Agree with him or disagree, when it comes to attendance in Albany, State Senator Greg Ball has earned a gold star. More...

A Triple Play of DWI Arrests in Carmel

Three consecutive early morning DWI arrests by Carmel Police have removed a trio of possible menaces from the Route 6 corridor. More...

Funds Still Needed for War Memorial in Putnam County

Karl Rohde remembers the last time a 240-foot-long model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial visited Putnam County. More...

Pooches Take Over Putnam Park for Strutt Your Mutt Fundraiser

Mother Nature cooperated this time and the Putnam Humane Society’s an­nual fundraiser—Strutt your Mutt— was a great success. More...

Passport Day is a Success in Putnam

Fifty-five people planning a trip overseas or intending to travel to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda in the near future took ad­vantage of Putnam County's partici­pation in Passport Day last month at the County Clerk’s office in Carmel More...

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