September 27, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Yellow Dot Program Opens

With the arrival of autumn resulting in shorter hours of daylight, Sheriff Don Smith this week reminded people of all ages, especially the elderly, to enroll in the Yellow Dot Program. More...

Heating Oil Trucks Inspected for the Season

Each of 60 home heating oil trucks delivering oil to homes and businesses in Putnam County will have undergone a rigorous calibration before the end of next month. More...

Engagement

Kenny and Minieri to Wed

The families of Erin Marie Kenny and Daniel Sean Minieri are happy to announce their engagement. Erin is the daughter of Sandra Shaw Kenny and the late Daniel Kenny, Jr. of Carmel, NY. More...

Best Chefs and Fine Wines Event Benefits United Way

(left to right) Naomi Adler, President and CEO of United Way of Westchester and Putnam, welcomed Libby Pataki, Director of Tourism in Putnam County and former First Lady of New York; Robert A. More...

Lead Poisoning Remains a Top Preventable Illness in Children

Legislation has significantly reduced lead levels in the air and drinking water. Nonetheless, residues of this heavy metal persist in the environment. Lead is a neurotoxin and poses a serious health hazard. More...

Cops: Lake Mahopac Crash Due to Felony DWI

A Putnam Valley woman is facing felony charges for allegedly driving drunk and crashing her car while her young daughter was a passenger. Carmel Police arrested Beth Meehan Saturday night at 9:45 p.m. More...

Veterans Rally for Mitt Romney

The historic Putnam County Courthouse was adorned in red, white and blue last Thursday evening when 150 people gathered to support Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. More...

PHC 25th Annual Reservoir Classic Attracts Young and Old Alike

Ideal weather greeted scores of runners Sunday for Putnam Hospital Center’s 25th annual Reservoir Classic. More...

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