January 12, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Civil Rights Cases Dog Town of Kent

Ernest L. Robinson III has two civil rights cases pending against the Town of Kent and various officials, and he’s won something of a victory, albeit mixed, in one of them. More...

Hayworth Delivers Year’s First Radio Address

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth was given the honor of delivering the first Republican weekly radio address of the New Year, and the topic was jobs and the economy. “As always, the new year brings fresh hopes and aspirations,” Hayworth said. More...

Probation Department Locks Up Five Violators

The Putnam Probation Department has started the New Year where 2011 left off by locking up five probation violators. More...

Cyclist critically injured in Kent

The region’s unseasonably mild winter has resulted in an increase of motorcycles on area roads. More...

Carmel Woman Killed in Florida Crash

A Carmel woman was one of three senior citizens killed Sunday in a Florida crash. The Florida Highway Patrol identified the Putnam resident as Lore T. Brunetti, 73, of Carmel. More...

Man Jailed for DWI; 4-year-old in Car

A Carmel man is facing a state prison term for allegedly driving drunk with a 4-year-old boy seated in the rear seat of his car. More...

Speeding Car in Southeast Leads to Arrest

A speeding car on I-684 in Southeast has led to the arrest of a Westchester man wanted for vehicular manslaughter in Florida. More...

Breaking News - 1/17/2012 5:19 PM

Ice too much even for the snowplow!  Free Access 

Plow hits car; car hits utility pole

Icy road conditions are perilous even for municipal employees: A snowplow slid into an automobile and pushed it into a utility pole Monday evening. More...

Is there a Doctor in the House?  Free Access 

Hayworth promotes glaucoma testing in Carmel stop

She's not called Dr. Nan Hayworth for nothing! More...

Contract Discussions Underway for Putnam National Golf Club

County Executive MaryEllen Odell is giving Putnam officials a full year to review and negotiate a new contract for the operations of the county-owned Putnam National Golf Club in Mahopac Falls. More...

Hamill to Lead Fire Dept. in 2012

Welcome Chief Ray Hamill! More...

County Settles Bridge Lawsuit

Putnam County has settled a nearly $2 million lawsuit for $200,000. The litigation centered on a bridge replacement project at the intersection of Simpson Road and Fair Street near the Carmel-Southeast-Patterson town line. More...

Passerby Averts Calamity in Patterson

A Good Samaritan is being credited with saving the day for a Patterson family. More...

News Briefs

… BBC WORLD NEWS IN CARMEL AREA On December 29 Comcast announced its launch of BBC World News, the BBC’s awardwinning 24-hour international news channel, in the Carmel area. More...

Patterson Man Jailed for Firing Weapon

As many as a dozen police officers converged on a home in Patterson after the Putnam 911 Dispatch Center received several reports of shots being fired along Haviland Hollow Road. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne