February 7, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

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. 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. 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. More...

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...

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. 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. 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. 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. More...

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