February 7, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Cycling Classic Off to Fast Start

The Putnam Cycling Classic is pedaling ahead, with any concerns from last year’s rocky debut assuaged by this year’s detailed planning, thorough maps and coordination with the Cold Spring business community.  More...

Putnam Jail Revenue Climbs in 2012

A shift in Putnam’s jail population resulted in an unexpected increase in revenue for county finances last year.  More...

Off-Track Betting Revenue Falls

A decade ago Off-Track Betting revenue generated at Putnam’s two betting parlors generated more than $1.5 million annually.  During the year gone, slightly more than $200,000 was added to county finances, due to a dramatic decline in the p More...

Carmel Woman Victim of Domestic Violence

A 22-year-old Carmel woman is recovering from head and facial trauma following a vicious attack allegedly committed by her acquaintance at the woman’s home.  The unidentified victim was treated at Putnam Hospital Center for various injurie More...

Two Women from Cold Spring Arrested in Kent

Two residents of Cold Spring are scheduled to appear in Kent Town Court next week following their arrests by Kent Police.  Chief Alex DiVernieri identified the pair as Luz Nievecela, 55 and Emilee Edwards, 20.  More...

Honor Society Project Benefits CAP

Three Carmel High School students have aided the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) through their scholarly efforts.  More...

Carmel Rotarians Kick Off Basketball Shootout Drive

Carmel Rotarians are looking for men, women and children interested in raising money for their favorite non-forprofit organization or community project while having fun at the same time.  The Rotary’s official kickoff for the 2013 Communit More...

How Ed Koch Came to Milk a Goat

The year was 1982 when New York City Mayor Ed Koch traveled to Putnam County to milk a goat.  More...

Bank Employee Overcome by Acrid Smoke

An employee of the Provident Bank on Route 6 in Carmel was overcome by noxious fumes Tuesday when a battery pack for a computer malfunctioned.  The unidentified man was taken by members of the Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Putnam Hospital More...

Kent Cops Make Backto Back DWI Arrests

Residents of Carmel and Kent face hearings in Kent Town Court next week following their arrests for DWI.  Kent Police made both collars, first charging Eric Hansen, 43, of Carmel after finding him asleep in his vehicle that was parked outside th More...

Putnam Begins Redesign of Public Transportation

Putnam County’s Transportation Task Force has begun the arduous process of redesigning public transportation for county residents as well as for out-of-towners.  More...

Strong Winds & Torrential Rains Hit Putnam

Sixty mile per hour wind gusts accompanied by torrential rains caused havoc throughout Putnam County last week.  Power was interrupted to wide sections of Carmel, Patterson, Mahopac and Putnam Valley on Thursday, necessitating the delayed openin More...

Lake Carmel Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

A Lake Carmel woman is facing charges of animal cruelty after a Pomeranian was found walking along Towners Road in Lake Carmel.  More...

Carmel’s Robotic Rams Bring Home the Gold

Carmel’s Robotic Rams are the region’s Lego tournament champions.  The 5th through 8th graders enrolled at the George Fischer Middle School brought home the gold trophy recently after competing against eight other schools from Putnam More...

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