February 2, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Fire Commissioners Meeting Schedule

The Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners 2012 Meeting Schedule is as follows: February 8; March 14; April 11; May 9; June 13; July 11; August 8; September 12; October 10; November 14; December 12. More...

Trucker Loses Two Vehicles in One Day

A New York City man learned the hard way that police in Putnam County mean business. More...

New Substation in Western Putnam for Deputies

A sub-station in Philipstown is in the offing for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. More...

DWI Arrests Continue to Mount

DWI arrests in Putnam County continue to increase. State Police arrested a number of motorists in recent days. More...

Family Feud, Heirloom Theft Lead To Arrests

A 16-year-old Mahopac youth who apparently was feuding with his mother and sister is accused of burglarizing the family’s home and taking several pieces of jewelry belonging to the pair. More...

Putnam Unemployment Rate Second Lowest in NY

Putnam County continues to experience one of the lowest rates of unemployment in all of New York State. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Tops Projection by $2 Million

Cash registers are ringing again across Putnam County. More...

Man Nabbed in Air and Ground Search

Calls flooded police headquarters as well as the Putnam News Bureau when helicopters, canine patrols and heavily armed police officers scoured the BrewsterCarmel area last week in search of an armed man wanted in connection with a domestic dispute. More...

Smith to Command State Sheriffs’ Group

Putnam Sheriff Don Smith has a new title this week—President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association. More...

Katz Targets Voter Fraud in Putnam

Assemblyman Steve Katz wants every voter in New York State to carry a photo identification card. Katz’s request came last Friday at the Putnam County Office Building in Carmel, More...

Redistricting on Minds of Lawmakers

While much focus has been placed on redrawing district lines for state and federal lawmakers, Putnam legislators are also redistricting with much less fanfare and acrimony.Week of 11/ The Putnam Legislature’s Rules Committee approved a proposal More...

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