July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Brothers Charged in Brewster Mob Attack

The Brewster Standard

Two teenaged brothers from North Salem, already in hot water for allegedly inciting a riot in Croton Falls last month, now face more serious felony assault charges in connection with the June 29 vicious attack of a 17-year-old Brewster youth. More...

Career Crook Busted Again

Carmel News

A man described by police as a career criminal with numerous arrests and convictions dating back more than 20 years is back in jail again.  More...

Ball Wants Con Ed Strike Settled

Carmel News

State Sen. Greg Ball, who has constituents in Consolidated Edison territory in Westchester, said the company should promptly negotiate with its 8,500 rank-and-file employees and settle the matter. More...

Coffee & Conversation with the Carmel Democrats

Carmel News

Join the Carmel Democratic Committee for coffee, light refreshments and lively conversation with fellow Democrats on Thursday, July 19th, at 7 pm. More...

Family Escapes Mahopac Falls Fire

News from Mahopac

A Mahopac Falls family escaped injury Friday night when their home on Boniello Drive caught fire.  The Putnam 911 Dispatch Center received a call reporting smoke filling the Joseph and Cara Nasta residence around 10 p.m. More...

New Principal Appointed at North Salem Elementary

News from Mahopac

Residents of Carmel and Southeast whose children attend the North Salem School District will be welcoming a new elementary school principal this summer.  At its organizational meeting last week, the North Salem Board of Education appointed Kathr More...

Probation Violators Arrested

News from Mahopac

Three probation violators are back in custody in Putnam County following their arrests in Garrison and Carmel.  The Putnam Probation Department charged Christopher Van Stein, 30, of Garrison, Jason Smith, 27, of Putnam Valley and Joseph D’ More...

Dorothy Killackey’s ‘Musings’ Reflect on a Life Well Lived

The Brewster Standard

Dorothy Killackey has affected the lives of many people during her 85 years—first as a mother, a school teacher, a career in real estate and most recently her prose. More...

Asian Fugitive From Justice Nabbed; Faces Deportation

Carmel News

A man working as a cook in a Carmel Chinese restaurant is behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility awaiting extradition to Nevada where he faces charges of fraudulently issuing bad checks.  The Putnam Sheriff's Department reported the arr More...

Armored car crashes in Danbury with Putnam money on board

Carmel News

An armored truck with receipts just collected in the Carmel-Brewster area crashed in Danbury last week sending two men to the hospital.  Authorities said the cash was secured by police and was turned over to officials of the Garda Security Compa More...

Girl Scout Donate Cookies to CAP Clients

The Brewster Standard

Clients of CAP are receiving an added bonus in their monthly food baskets this week thanks to a group of Brewster Brownies. More...

Fourth of July Indulging Leads to DWI Arrests

News from Mahopac

Excessive drinking on the 4th of July led to the arrests of three motorists in Mahopac for DWI.  More...

Troopers Crack Down on Speeding Motorists

News from Mahopac

The New York State Police summertime initiative to curb the Putnam region of speeding and reckless motorists continues this week.  Troop K Major Michael Kopy reported dozens of arrests in recent days of speeding motorists on Routes 684 in Southe More...

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