September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Around the County

Man Already on Probation Charged with Drug Sales

A Carmel man already sentenced to probation following a 2012 narcotics related criminal conviction is now facing new charges of alleged drug sales following his arrest by the Putnam County Narcotics Enforcement Unit. More...

Putnam Veterans Council Sponsors Gold Star Mothers Ceremony

Please join the Joint Veterans Council of Putnam County for a ceremony at 10am on Sunday, Sept 30th, at the Gold Star Mothers Monument in Putnam County Veterans Park. More...

Knights of Columbus Benefits from State Funds

A three-way agreement between the State Senate, Assembly and Governor’s office has resulted in a $50,000 grant for the Carmel Knights of Columbus. More...

Ball Introduces Jobs Plan on 5th Anniversary of Southeast Merchant

Jobs were on the mind of State Senator Greg Ball Friday when calling on the State Assembly to follow suit with the Senate’s job plan. More...

Body Found Hanging Near Main Street

The body of a Hispanic man was found hanging in a tree off Main Street near Oak Street on Metro North right-of-way property in Brewster Saturday and police do not suspect foul play. More...

DEC Charges Pair with Polluting Water in Brewster

Residents of Mahopac and Brewster are facing New York State DEC charges for allegedly failing to follow protocol relating to the relocation of rocks in the East Branch of the Croton River in Brewster. More...

9/11 Remembrance Donated to Fire Dept.

The name plaque from a Seagrave fire truck destroyed on September 11, 2001, at Ground Zero has been donated to the Carmel Fire Department by the Putnam Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. More...

Carmel School District Hosts Presentation on Capital Project

Residents of the Carmel Central School District are invited to a public presentation regarding proposed capital improvements at Carmel High School. The presentation is set to take place on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Patterson Fire Chiefs Save the Day

Patterson Fire Chiefs Tom Dixon and Kurt Von Dietsch are being herald as heroes this week for averting a calamity by preventing a burning lawn tractor parked inside a basement garage next to the family car from spreading into the home. More...

John Bodor Assumes Command of Putnam Fire Police Response Team

Retired educator and long time fire police officer John Bodor of Patterson has assumed the leadership of the Putnam County Fire Police Response Team. More...

Founder’s Day to be Celebrated Sunday in Brewster

Vehicular traffic will come to a halt on Brewster’s Main Street Sunday when the Coalition for a Better Brewster hosts its 21st annual Street Fair. More...

New Playground Equipment Arrives at School

New playground equipment installed at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster last summer is a big hit. Children attending the grade 3, 4, 5 school use the equipment daily during lunch and recess when weather permits. More...

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