February 28, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Nelsonville Man Killed in Fishkill Crash

A 22-year-old Nelsonville man is being remembered this week following his death in a tragic two-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Fishkill Friday night. More...

Gently Used Toy and Equipment Drive Planned

Parishioners at the Gilead Presbyterian Church in Carmel want to place gently used sports equipment and toys into the hands of local residents who need them. More...

Cordovano Marrow Drive is Sunday

Denise Cordovano-Kula needs our help to stay alive. More...

$3,000 Reward Issued in Pet Cat Death

A $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for causing the death of a sevenmonth old pet cat earlier this month in Putnam Lake is being offered by the Putnam SPCA. More...

Of Marsh & Man: Putnam’s Audubon Has Strong Roots

“It’s important to keep common birds common.” – Connie Mayer- Bakall The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society (PHAS) is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society (www.audubon.org) that serves western and central Putnam Coun More...

A Plan to Thrive on the Land

A little more than six months ago, the new President of Glynwood Farm, Kathleen Frith, a dynamic young leader with credentials, took over this Putnam institution. More...

9-1-1 Center Dedicated in Honor of Bob McMahon

Robert McMahon was a legend in the field of firefighting and EMS. More...

Kid Escape USA Opens in Southeast

A business created exclusively for children has opened in Southeast. Kid Escape USA, located off Route 22 at 16 Mt. More...

Carmel Woman Charged with Aggravated DWI

A Carmel woman faces charges of aggravated DWI for allegedly driving her car with a blood alcohol threshold of nearly three times the legal limit. More...

Grandma, Grandson Hurt in Putnam Valley Crash

A 79-year-old woman and her 12-year-old grandson were injured last week in a single-car rollover crash on Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley. More...

Mahopac Man Arrested on Drug and Fireworks Charges

A Mahopac man is facing charges in Columbia County for alleged drug and fireworks possession following his arrest Sunday by State Police. More...

All-County Music Festival Takes Place Saturday

Fifth and 6th grade students from schools across the county have been rehearsing in recent days in preparation for this weekend’s Putnam County Elementary All-County Music Festival in Brewster. More...

Inhalants Cause Concern for Putnam's Youth

Nearly seven percent of Putnam’s teenaged population has used inhalants to get high during their lifetime with half of these 8th to 12th graders using the noxious substances to get a buzz within the past month. More...

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