April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Mahopac Falls FD Recruits New Members

News from Mahopac

Putnam County’s third-busiest fire department recruited several new members last Saturday at the Mahopac Falls FD Open House. More...

Putnam Valley Woman Credited with Nabbing Drunk

Carmel News

Carmel Police have credited a Putnam Valley woman with apprehending an alleged intoxicated motorist who turned out to be illegally in the U.S. following a pair of property damage crashes in downtown Mahopac. More...

Fire Department Lt. Averts Calamity

News from Mahopac

A member of the Patterson Fire Department helped avert a calamity at his neighbor's residence. Lt. Vincent Montouro, a resident of Cornwall Meadows off Cornwall Hill Road in Patterson, had just returned home at 2:30 a.m. More...

Volunteers Clean the Streets of Brewster

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

Volunteers from throughout greater Brewster cleaned village streets Sunday in conjunction with Earth Day. More...

Lake Carmel Suspect Jailed in Break-in

Carmel News

A Lake Carmel man is behind bars for allegedly breaking into a Mahopac residence last month and stealing personal items and jewelry when the 16-year-old daughter of the homeowner was home alone. More...

Help Honor Local Vets by Placing Flags On Graves

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

Every year in preparation for Memorial Day, a band of volunteers descends upon the cemeteries of Southeast, and a small American Flag is placed on the grave of every veteran buried in the town – from the Revolutionary War to present-day confli More...

Whooping Cough on the Rise in Putnam County

Carmel News

The incidence of whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise in Putnam County. More...

Trimming Near Power Lines

Carmel News

NYSEG is in the midst of tree trimming to prevent power outages, a particular concern in 2011. The utility has hired an upstate tree service to trim and remove tree limbs and branches near power lines on private property. More...

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