January 17, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Eldridge Reflects on Time as County Exec

Personnel Director and former County Executive Paul Eldridge described his opportunity to “right the ship” known as Putnam County as one of the greatest honors of his life. More...

Tiger Attack Victim Pleads Not Guilty

A man with a seeming death wish who miraculously survived an attack by a 400-pound Siberian tiger inside the Bronx Zoo plead not guilty last Friday to trespassing charges. More...

I-84 Traffic Snarled Following Crash

Traffic was backed up for miles Sunday along I-84 in Putnam County following a single car crash in Stormville that left a young woman clinging to life. More...

Sadness, Shock Expressed Over Teen’s Suicide

Brewster school officials expressed sadness and shock Tuesday hours after a 13-year old student at the Henry Wells Middle School apparently took his own life. More...

Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps Installs Officers for 2013

Dozens of emergency responders, elected officials and guests were on hand at the Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley Sunday for the annual installation of the Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps. More...

Pawling Woman Busted Twice for Drugged Driving

Bad enough being arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, but a Pawling woman is facing two charges of DWAI following her arrest not once but twice by Brewster State Police. More...

Discover the Benefits of Juicing

Mahopac Public Library welcomes the New Year with a monthly lunchtime mini-series that will provide information about simple and healthy ways to prepare food. More...

Alyssa Dellaripa Called an American Hero

Alyssa Dellaripa is an American hero. The 22-year-old daughter of Barbara Reitz and Chris Dellaripa and stepdaughter of Putnam Judge James Reitz was recognized last week by the Putnam Legislature for her community service and enlisting in the U.S. More...

County Plans Are Top Concern on Butterfield Project

The Cold Spring Village Board met with newly elected Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra Tuesday night to hear about her plans to help bring county services to the Butterfield development. More...

Police to Patrol Carmel Schools

School safety is on the minds of educators throughout the U.S. More...

Patterson Rotary Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Patterson Rotarians celebrated 25 years of service above self last Thursday evening when commemorating the silver anniversary of one of the region’s smallest yet most active Rotary chapters. On Jan. More...

Perspective

The Case for the Cycling Classic

Cold Spring, our beautiful village located on the shores of the majestic Hudson, is so many things to so many people. It is our home, yet on almost any weekend we are flush with tourists. More...

Madsen to Lead Lake Carmel FD in 2013

The torch was passed from ex-chief Justyn Lewis to Chief Shawn Madsen Saturday night when the Lake Carmel Fire Department hosted its 67th annual installation. Two hundred guests were on hand at the Ramada Inn in Fishkill for the event. More...

Legislature Committee Assignments Set

Putnam Legislature Chairman Richard Othmer has set committee assignments for 2013. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~Lauren Bacall