January 31, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Odell Monitors Tappan Zee

Putnam County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell said she’s closely watching developments regarding the new Tappan Zee bridge. She serves on the Mass Transit Task Force appointed by the governor regarding transit in the 287 corridor. More...

Old Man Winter Snarls Traffic, Cancels Activities

Monday’s frozen precipitation resulted in a number of crashes while canceling most activities countywide, and more bad weather – this time, rain and high winds – was on the way overnight Wednesday and into Thursday, forecasters said More...

Cops Discover Marijuana Den in Mahopac

Reports of a strong odor of marijuana emanating from an apartment inside a multi-family dwelling in Mahopac resulted in the arrest of a Mahopac man last week on numerous drug charges. More...

Mohegan Lake Residents Arrested in Mahopac

Two residents of Mohegan Lake were arrested in Mahopac last week on separate charges related to alleged larcenies. More...

Fire Destroys Lake Peekskill Home

Fire of electrical origin destroyed a one-story home in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley. Last weekend’s blaze was reported at 6:45 p.m. More...

Brewster Resident Arrested in Heroin Case

State Police crackdown follows overdose deaths in county

Two more young people have been arrested on heroin possession charges as State Police continue their crackdown on illegal heroin sales in the Putnam-northern Westchester area following the deaths last month of a number of young men of suspected heroi More...

Mom Reportedly Stoned, Busted with Child in Car

A Mahopac woman is facing felony charges of aggravated DWI along with driving while her ability was impaired by drugs after being stopped in downtown Carmel with her 22-month-old daughter riding in the family car. More...

Patterson Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 61-year-old Patterson woman was injured Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Route 22 in Patterson. Brewster State Police identified the victim as Barbara Yeager. More...

Brewster Man Charged with Felony DWI in Kent

A Brewster man is facing a four year state prison term following his arrest for felony DWI in the Town of Kent. Kent Police charged David Nilsen, 47, last week after his car was stopped on Route 52 near the Putnam-Dutchess County line. More...

Two Women Injured in Mahopac Crash

Two women were injured Sunday in an ice-related crash on Route 6 in Mahopac. More...

Two Putnam Valley Youths Face Graffiti Charges

Two 16-year-olds from Putnam Valley are facing charges of graffiti making for allegedly defacing the concrete bridge abutment on the Oscawana Lake Road Bridge in the Oregon Corners section of Putnam Valley. More...

Butterfield Project Teeters After Critical Hearing

A zoning change related to the evercontroversial Butterfield development in western Putnam went before the Cold Spring Village Board on Tuesday night for public comment, and many speakers were roundly critical of the project. More...

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