March 14, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Alleged Turnstile Jumping Leads to Carmel Arrest

A New York City man accused of turnstile jumping at a Brooklyn subway station is held on felony charges of rape and committing a sexual act in Putnam County. More...

Roger Ailes Tapped as a ‘Top 100 Influencer’

Roger Ailes of Garrison has been named by The New York Observer as one of the Top 100 Influencers in New York City in the past 25 years. Ailes, named in the media category, is chairman and CEO of Fox News. More...

Smoke Forces Evacuation of Brewster Church

There were some anxious moments last week at the First United Methodist Church in Brewster when a fire alarm sounded, reporting a smoke filled room at the house of worship on Main Street and being used at the time by the Longview School. More...

Mahopac Teen One of Three Charged with Robbery

A 17-year-old Mahopac girl was one of three young people arrested over the weekend on felony charges of robbery for allegedly accosting a man at knifepoint on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake. More...

Weekend DWI Busts Soar Across County

No full moon—just spring like conditions may have attributed to a rash of DWI arrests throughout the county last weekend. Four of the arrests involved residents of Putnam Valley. More...

Pegasus Begins New Seminar

Communities are never immune from the devastating effects of addiction because the people hurt most by alcohol and substance abuse are not those drinking and drugging: It’s their children who become victims. More...

Celebrating the Luck of the Irish in Putnam County

Call it the “luck of the Irish!” Blue skies, golden sunshine and mild temperatures greeted some 10,000 people in Mahopac Sunday for Putnam’s 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. More...

Gambling on the Rise Among Putnam’s Youth

Nearly 50 percent of Putnam’s teens aged 13 to 18 have admitted participation in some gambling activity within the past year. More...

Lake Mahopac Rotary Club Makes Donation to Putnam Hospital Center

As part of its annual giving campaign, the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club recently donated $500 to Putnam Hospital Center. Putnam Hospital Center Foundation Executive Director Jeffrey D. More...

Alleged Heroin Dealer Busted Again

A Southeast man arrested in January on multiple charges related to alleged heroin selling in Putnam County is behind bars again on new charges of criminal sale and possession of controlled substances. More...

Rock Throwing Leads to Arrest of Patterson Man

A Patterson man allegedly embroiled in a dispute with a resident of Southeast is accused of taking the law into his own hands resulting in his arrest for felony criminal mischief and reckless endangerment. More...

Protection Against Bears Leads to Arrest

A Mahopac man allegedly in the possession of a stun gun to protect himself against bears has a lot of explaining to do when appearing in Carmel Town Court next week. More...

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