January 10, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam to Redesign Public Transportation

One of Putnam’s top priorities for county government in 2013 is to provide reliable and affordable public transportation. On Monday, members of the Putnam County Transportation Advisory Board met for the initial time to begin the process. More...

Former Carmel Supervisor Thomas Bergin Dies Carmel Town Board Organizes for 2013

A man who helped shape the future of the Town of Carmel has died at his home in Melbourne, Florida. Thomas Bergin passed away Monday at the age of 86. More...

Carmel Man in Drug Bust

A five-month investigation into the illegal sales of narcotics in the Carmel-Southeast area has ended with the arrest of a 25-year-old Carmel man with a long history of drug trafficking. More...

Scout Finishes Conservation Project at County Park

Mahopac Boy Scout Jacob Kayler can’t wait for spring to enjoy the fruits of his labor. More...

Hannaford’s Community Support

The new year is in full swing but at the Hannaford supermarket in Carmel, management has forecast community involvement conducted in 2012 will continue throughout 2013. More...

Children Entertain at Plaza at Clover Lake

Holiday cheer was well received at the Plaza at Clover Lake in Patterson thanks to the efforts of children enrolled in Drew Nursery School in Carmel. More...

Will Legislature Commit to Butterfield Project in Western Putnam?

Recent approval to allow a Dunkin’ Donuts to be built in what is now the Elmesco gas station and another to allow demolition of the former Butterfield hospital has opponents of development seeking to stymie progress. More...

O’Rourke Remembered as a Giant of a Man

Andrew O’Rourke is being remembered this week as a giant of a man who was always fair, congenial and understanding. More...

ATV Driver Receives DWI in Kent

A Kent man is due to answer charges in Kent Town Court this evening (Thursday) for driving while intoxicated—driving drunk on an ATV. Kent Police reported the arrest Monday of Bradley Teal, 37, in connection with the bizarre incident. More...

Teen Accused of Harboring Weapon Arsenal

A 19-year-old Mahopac youth accused of firing rounds from a shotgun into a wooden shed located within 500 feet of two private homes is facing more serious felony charges of criminal possession of a weapon when police reportedly found an arsenal conta More...

4-H Puppeteers to Perform in Kent

Youngsters enrolled in the 4-H Puppeteer Players are rehearsing this week for next Saturday’s performance at the Kent Public Library. More...

Pataki Pitches Cycling Classic, Again

For the second time in just months, Putnam County Director of Tourism Libby Pataki used a meeting at her stately home in Garrison to build support for the Putnam Cycling Classic. More...

Nine Car Pileup on Taconic Snarls Traffic

A nine car pile-up on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley last Friday tied up traffic for hours. State Police at Stormville said the mishap occurred at 6:45 a.m. More...

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'The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.' Benjamin Franklin