January 24, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam Valley to Conduct School Safety Audit

Safety is on the minds of educators across the U.S. in the wake of last month’s tragedy in nearby Newtown, Ct. More...

Illinois Man Jailed Following Carmel Crash

An Illinois man was sent to the Putnam Correctional Facility on $2,500 bail Sunday, hours after he allegedly caused a serious crash in Carmel that resulted in injury to a Carmel woman. Carmel Police investigated the 7:45 a.m. More...

DWI Crash on 6 Sends Man to the Hospital

An evening rush hour crash on Route 6 at Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel last Thursday sent a Putnam Valley man to the hospital and resulted in the arrest of one of the drivers. More...

Pet Precautions in Cold Weather

Brrrr—it’s cold outside! With the temperatures predicted to be near or below 0 in the next few days, pet owners need to take extra precautions to help protect companion animals. More...

Employees Charged with Larceny

Two employees of a pair of Carmel businesses are facing larceny charges for allegedly stealing from their employers. More...

Land Trust Hails Donation

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The Putnam County Land Trust (PCL T) recently announced it has received a donation of approximately 100 acres along Bullet Hole Road and Ice Pond Road in the Town of Patterson. More...

Scuccimarra Praises Flu Clinic

Putnam Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra was all smiles Tuesday evening even after receiving her flu shot – one of 500 people to do so Tuesday and 1,000 over the past week, as the flu epidemic continues. More...

Foot Pursuit Needed to Capture Larceny Suspect

A man accused of larceny at the KMart in Mahopac who fled police wasn’t captured until nearly two hours later on the Putnam Bike Trail. More...

Three Charged in Kent Thievery

Three residents of Lake Carmel and Kent were remanded to jail last week for allegedly stealing or possessing property belonging to others. More...

Wireless Zone Opens in Patterson

Dan Smacchia was captain of the worst college football team in the nation. During his four years at Sienna College, the team won four games in four years. More...

Sports Foundation Donates $35,000 Brewster Track

The new year promises to be an exciting one in the Brewster School District once the high school track undergoes a complete renovation. Thanks to the Brewster Sports Foundation that project will become reality later this year. More...

Sciortino’s Restaurant Says ‘Ciao’

The end of an era has come to Brewster with the closing of Sciortino’s Restaurant on Route 22. More...

Carmel FD Recalls Tragedy at Installation Dinner

Saturday evening’s Carmel Fire Department annual installation dinner took on a somber tone when Chief Robert Lipton remembered four members of the Sullivan family who perished last year in Putnam’s most horrific fire in decades. More...

Putnam to Provide Election Materials for Spanish Speakers

Putnam County will be providing bilingual election-related materials for its increasing population of Spanishspeaking residents. More...

Putnam Author Jennings Michael Burch: A Remembrance

Back in 1988, my second year of teaching 5th grade, a colleague recommended the book They Cage the Animals at Night by Jennings Michael Burch to me. It was one of those books that drew you in immediately, a book you couldn’t put down. More...

Playtime Raises Dollars for Imagination Station

Brittany Hyatt beamed Sunday when dozens of people visited the Carmel firehouse for a fund raiser to support the construction of the Kent Schools Complex Imagination Station II. More...

Sant Recognized as ‘National Hero’

County Clerk Dennis Sant and County Executive MaryEllen Odell stand outside the Putnam Office Building in 9-degree weather Wednesday morning, moments after a new parking sign was unveiled. More...

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