July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Metro-North to Improve Service

TheBrewster Standard

Weekend and off-peak passengers riding Metro-North trains on both sides of the county received good news last week—the railroad will be adding more than 200 trains to meet non-commutation ridership that grew more than six percent last year.&nbs More...

Businessman Receives Threats

TheBrewster Standard

A Westchester man was charged with aggravated harassment last week for allegedly making threatening and alarming phone calls and sending frightening text messages to a Carmel businessman.  The Sheriff’s Department arrested Salvatore Calaut More...

Walk The ArtBeat

TheBrewster Standard

ArtBeat, Brewster’s sidewalk art show, resumes on Saturday, August 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start at the Old Town Hall / Brewster Library on Main Street and visit over a dozen artists of all media. Want to display your work? More...

Bail Reduced for Brothers Charged in Mob Attack

TheBrewster Standard

Attorneys for two teenaged brothers from North Salem facing felony assault charges in connection with the June 29 vicious attack of a 17-year-old Brewster youth appeared with their clients in Southeast Town Court last Friday and requested a bail redu More...

60 Safe After I-684 Bus Crash

TheBrewster Standard

Sixty passengers traveling from Manhattan to Boston on a commercial double-decker bus experienced the scare of their lives last Friday when the Megabus struck a car on I-684 about one mike south of the Interstate 84 interchange in Southeast, slammed More...

Back-to-School Time at CAP

TheBrewster Standard

Hard to believe but summer is half over!  With August right around the corner, Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) has begun its Back to School Supply Project which over the years has proven to be an enormous resource to families in need.  More...

Brewster Man Arrested, Threatens to Kill Man, Dog, Family

TheBrewster Standard

A Brewster man learned the hard way that making a death threat was no laughing matter.  Carmel Police arrested Oscar Torres, 33, Monday after he allegedly threatened to kill a resident of Southeast, his dog and the man's family.  Chief Mich More...

Troopers Get Tough on Aggressive Driving

TheBrewster Standard

A six-hour aggressive driver and speed enforcement detail on Route 684 in Southeast had amazing results last week.  From 9 a.m. More...

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