February 14, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Bronx Couple Seriously Injured in I-84 Crash

A young Bronx couple was seriously injured in a car-tractor trailer truck crash on I-84 in Southeast. More...

Brewster ‘Slow Drunk’ Arrested on I-684

A Brewster man is facing charges of DWI and driving too slowly on a divided highway. More...

Putnam Lucky with Storm

Putnam residents spent the first part of the weekend digging themselves out of driveways while municipalities worked throughout the day and night to prevent roads from freezing, but it could have been much worse. More...

Ambulance Crew Helps Cops in DWI Arrest

A report of an erratic motorist on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac sent not only police but EMS personnel into action. More...

Fire Destroys Storage Building in Kent Cliffs

Smoke was visible for miles Sunday when a raging fire destroyed a large storage building along Hortontown Hill Road in western Kent. Fire equipment had great difficulty reaching the scene around 3 p.m. More...

Mahopac Man Killed on I-84 in Orange County

Police in Orange County are attempting to determine why a 33-yearold Mahopac man stopped his car in the driving lane of westbound I-84 in Newburgh last week that resulted in the Dodge compact being struck from behind by an SUV resulting in fatal inju More...

Help Urged for Children of Alcoholics

The county legislature has proclaimed this week as Children of Alcoholics Week, hoping to encourage help for the estimated 6,000 children countywide whose parents are alcoholics and substance abusers. More...

Seven Tapped for Traffic Safety Board

Residents of both eastern and western Putnam have been appointed to the county’s Traffic Safety Board. More...

American Heart Association Kicks Off Heart Walk 2013

Putnam’s Heart Walk 2013 will take place April 28 at Brewster High School when an estimated 1,000 walkers will raise money for the American Heart Association in its attempt to eradicate heart disease. More...

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