March 22, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Fish and Game Association Official Charged with Embezzling $17,000

A 61-year-old Cortlandt Manor resident who served for a short time as treasurer of the Putnam County Fish and Game Association is facing felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly embezzling $17,000 from the nonprofit organization located off Drew More...

Keg Party in Lake Carmel Busted

Calls reporting a loud and boisterous party at a private home on Route 52 in Lake Carmel led to the arrest of several underage youths last week.  Kent Police were summoned to the residence at 10:45 p.m.  Chief Alex DiVernieri said officers More...

Drug Trafficking Ring Smashed in Brewster Area

A drug tracking enterprise allegedly operating in the Brewster-Kent area has been smashed with the arrest of a 23-year-old Connecticut man.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last week of Ziedan Faied of Danbury in connec More...

Putnam Valley Teachers Agree to Salary Freeze

Concerned about the struggling economy and its effect on local taxpayers in addition to the state mandated 2 percent tax levy cap, the Putnam Valley Federation of Teachers agreed Monday to a oneyear memorandum of agreement resulting in a salary and s More...

Solar Panels Installed at Town Hall

A new photovoltaic system has been installed on the roof of Carmel Town Hall producing energy that will save taxpayers 10 percent in municipal electric costs this year.  Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt said the project was accomplished at no cost to More...

Lake Carmel Man Arrested for Felony DWI

A Lake Carmel man is facing felony charges when appearing in Bedford Town Court Thursday following his arrest for DWI and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.  State Police arrested Elliot Schonfeld, 54, last Friday after stopping his car, whic More...

Brewster Couple Charged with Larceny in Cortlandt

A Brewster couple is facing a variety of charges for allegedly stealing $1,250 worth of merchandise from the Kohl’s Department Store at the Cortlandt Town Center in Cortlandt with their infant daughter in tow.  Westchester County Police re More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie