November 3, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

No Injuries, But Inferno Destroys Lake Carmel Home

Smoke was visible for miles Friday afternoon when a fire destroyed a 1,000-square-foot single story wood frame home on Princeton Road in Lake Carmel. More...

Local Man Lucky to Be Alive Following Trench Collapse

A Brewster man is lucky to be alive after being trapped in a collapsing trench behind the Somers Intermediate School. More...

Another Putnam Hospital Center Employee Assaulted

For the second time in as many months, a patient has attacked an employee of the Putnam Hospital Center. More...

County Chambers of Commerce Ready to Help

The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce reports that it’s ready to help bring issues or concerns related to the storm to the attention of the proper local, county or state officials. More...

Additional Office Hours for Absentee Voting

This week the Putnam County Board of Elections is offering two more days of additional office hours for absentee voting. They are: Nov. 3 Thursday 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5 Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Local Man Faces Life for Alleged Drug Trafficking

A 44-year-old Mahopac man who authorities say has an extensive criminal record related to prior narcotics, firearms and explosives convictions finds himself back in jail on felony charges of narcotics trafficking in Putnam County. More...

FEMA News for Homeowners

Deadline Extended At the request of New York State, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the registration deadline for anyone who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee this summer. More...

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale