November 8, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Dry Ice and Water Called Gifts from Above

Barbara broke down and cried. Tears also streamed down the face of John when the two Carmel residents received bags of dry ice and bottles of water courtesy of the NYSEG last Thursday outside Carmel FD headquarters. More...

Police Warn of Scam Artists in Hurricane’s Wake

Police are warning the public this week to be wary of scam artists in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Rebounds in September

September sales tax revenue has rebounded nicely following a late summer’s dive. More...

Putnam Celebrates the Marine Corps

Come celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th Birthday! The Marine Corps League is holding their annual Marine Corps Ball on Friday, November 9th, at 7 p.m. at Sinapi’s Ceola Manor at 489 East Main Street in Jefferson Valley. More...

Kent Library Needs Board Members

The Kent Public Library has three vacancies available on the Board of Trustees beginning January 1, 2013. More...

Patterson Library Presents Sybil Ludington’s Story

Patterson Library, located on Rte.311 Patterson, presents “Sybil Ludington’s Story” Sunday, November 18, at 3 p.m. The Patterson Historical Society and Patterson Library will be hosting author Vincent T. More...

Road Rage Leads to Arrest

A Lake Carmel man faces charges of harassment for allegedly punching a driver in the mouth after the victim allowed a motorist to exit a parking lot in downtown Carmel. More...

Frustration from Sandy Results in Arrests

State Police have attributed six arrests within 24 hours following super Sandy’s unwelcomed visit to Putnam County last week to the violent storm. More...

Learn How to Create a Flower Arrangement for Thanksgiving

Create a beautiful floral centerpiece for your Thanksgiving celebration. You will be provided with all the materials you need to create a large floral arrangement, including flowers, greens, foam and an attractive bowl. More...

Academy Hosts Veterans Day Concert with Video and Narration

The West Point Band will present its annual Veterans Day concert on Sunday, November 11th, at 3 p.m. in Eisenhower Hall Theatre. More...

Additional Deer Management Permits Available For Hunters

Remaining Deer Management Permits (DMPs) will be available in several Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) beginning Nov. 1, 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced. More...

County Officials Investigating Charges of Price Gouging

Charges of gasoline price gouging are being investigated this week by the Putnam Consumer Affairs office. More...

National Guard Mobilized in Putnam

National Guard troops have been mobilized in Putnam County to assist with the clean up of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Collection Drives for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Kevin and Willa Wright were so moved by the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy throughout the New York Metropolitan area that they decided to spearhead a collection drive this week at two locations in Putnam County. More...

Odell Hails ‘Team Putnam’

County Executive MaryEllen Odell yesterday hailed volunteers, first responders and county workers for a tremendous response to the hurricane. More...

West Point Says No to Island Handover

But Association backs Schumer plan for park

Yes Jesus Loves Me. The Bible tells me so. More...

Boscobel Salutes Veterans in Nov.

To honor all former U.S. military personnel, Boscobel is offering free house & grounds admission to veterans who show their military ID (or even a photo of themselves wearing their uniform) at the front desk during the month of November, 2012. More...

Take Flight with the Kent Historical Society

Please join the Kent Historical Society on Thursday, November 15th, at 7:30 p.m. for our free presentation by Mr. Clark Darling on “The History of Aviation.” More...

Kent Man Jailed for Damaging Police Cruiser

A brawl at a popular Mahopac bar led to the arrest last week of a Kent man on felony charges of criminal mischief. Carmel Police arrested Michael Bullis, 22, in connection with the incident. More...

Van Fire in Mahopac

Mahopac firefighters were summoned Saturday night to the Valvoline Oil Change Service Center on Route 6 near the K-Mart Shopping Plaza when a van caught fire. More...

Brewster Man Charged with Weapons Possession

A Brewster man faces up to a year in jail for allegedly possessing a switchblade knife and drug paraphernalia. More...

4-H Puppeteer Players Take Their Show on the Road

The 4-H Puppeteer Players are taking their show on the road, but they ran smack into a hurricane last weekend. A performance that was to be Saturday at the Patterson Library is still being rescheduled. More...

Revolutionary War Muster Set for Mount Gulian

Mount Gulian Historic Site, headquarters of General von Steuben during the War for Independence, will hold its Revolutionary War Muster Day on Sunday, November 11 from 1pm to 4pm. More...

Health Commissioner Warns: “Throw it out!’

Putnam Commissioner of Health Dr. Alan Beals has urged area residents to discard any food left unrefrigerated during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937