January 19, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Hand in the Till at Animal Kingdom?

A Stormville woman is not only looking for a new job but also facing state prison for allegedly stealing from her employer. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last week of Samantha Cardin, 22, in connection with the incident. More...

31 Suspensions for Drunk Driver

Kent Police shook their heads in disbelief after arresting a Kent man on charges of DWI. More...

Countywide Rx Plan Underway Soon

All residents of Putnam County will soon be eligible to receive discount prescriptions thanks to the Pro-Act Discount Prescription Drug Card Program. More...

With Friends Like These…

A Mahopac youth is facing charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing $1,300 from his friend’s home last month. More...

Narrow Escape for Youth on Thin Ice

Oil delivery worker raises alarm, calls for rescue

A 17-year-old Putnam Lake youth is lucky to be alive after falling into Putnam Lake when a thin coating of ice cracked beneath him as he was hiking along the body of water on Monday. More...

Police Urge Internet Caution After Arrest In Kent

Police have issued a reminder to the public this week about Internet safety following the arrest of a 22-year-old West Virginia man who traveled to Kent in order to meet two 17-year-old Carmel High School girls he met on an X-Box live chat. More...

Southeast, Buffeted by Money Woes, Winterizes Toilets, Drains Pipes

Southeast’s new Supervisor Tony Hay has imposed a spending freeze after declaring a “fiscal emergency” for town government. The former Putnam legislator, who took office as Southeast’s chief elected official on Jan. More...

One Week, Two DWIs, Two Crashes - and the Same Driver

A Carmel woman faces felony DWI charges following her second arrest within one week for crashing into other vehicles in Carmel. Carmel Police reported the arrest Monday of Janet Guarino, 43, in connection with both mishaps. More...

Cops Train For Off-Road Rescues

Sgt. William Meyer scheduled special training for several new Polaris Ranger off-road vehicles one week too late. More...

Plaza at Clover Lake to Become an Assisted Living Facility

The Plaza at Clover Lake will soon become Putnam’s first assisted living facility, adding to its current array of independent living services. More...

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