March 29, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Legislators Tap Residents for Boards

Putnam Legislators have recently made a variety of appointments to county boards. More...

A 2-year-old surprise for judge

And on the first day of spring!

Even a judge gets a surprise every now and then. On the first day of spring last week, a day that seemed more like summer, Putnam County Court Judge James Reitz received a visit from his granddaughter Gemma Regina Schmidt. More...

Man Nabbed Following 120 MPH Pursuit

A Brewster man is facing a variety of felony charges after his speeding car was stopped Saturday night on I-84 in Danbury traveling at 120 mph. Connecticut State Police identified the suspect as John Connolly, 26. More...

Health Department Hails 11 for Exemplary Food Safety

Eleven facilities serving food in Putnam County have received the Putnam Health Department's “Gold Award for Operational Excellence” at the county's 6th annual Food Operations Seminar. More...

Teen Lucky to be Alive Following Crash

A 19-year-old Lake Carmel man is lucky to be alive following a flaming one car crash on Fair Street in Patterson. The Putnam 911 Dispatch Center received several calls last week at 11:30 p.m. More...

Putnam SPCA Investigates Animal Cruelty

Chief Ken Ross of the Putnam County SPCA called the discovery of an emaciated dog found wandering along Mooney Hill Road in Patterson “one of the worst cases of animal cruelty ever reported in Putnam County.” More...

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Felony Charges

A convicted sex offender who recently relocated from Jefferson Valley to Mahopac is now facing a 15-40 year federal prison term for allegedly distributing child pornography over the internet. More...

Woman Accused of Menacing Neighbor with Gun

Carmel Police said a Mahopac woman’s actions were not very neighborly when she allegedly charged out of her home and menaced a neighbor with a shotgun over his dog running unrestrained. More...

Laptops Are The Trend in Putnam Valley

Walk through the halls of Putnam Valley Middle School and visit classrooms and all you see are students working from their laptops. More...

REACT to Receive Assistance from County Government

Reliable communications are the lifeline of survival. More...

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