March 21, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Merchants Commended After Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation

State Police have commended a variety of Putnam County merchants for obeying the law by not selling or serving alcoholic beverages to underage customers during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. More...

Brewster Man Accused of Smashing Glass Windows

An 18-year-old Brewster man faces felony charges of criminal mischief for allegedly causing $3,000 in damages by breaking large glass windows at a Brewster apartment building. More...

Southeast Man Faces Variety of Charges

A 61-year old resident of Southeast is facing both felony and misdemeanor charges following a series of incidents stemming from his alleged act of criminal mischief. More...

Violence in Philipstown Sends 5 to Hospitals

The quiet Town of Philipstown was rocked by violence Friday night when 30 members of a motorcycle club conducting a peaceful meeting at a building along Route 9 near Route 301 were viciously attacked by intruders believed to be members of a rival mot More...

Youth Awards Reservations Due

Interested in attending an event highlighting Putnam’s outstanding young people? Friday is the deadline to make a reservation for next month’s 28th annual Youth Awards dinner at the Mahopac Golf Club. More...

Full-day Kindergarten Planned for Mahopac

Members of the Mahopac High School Class of 2025 will be attending school full-time in September. More...

Sheriff Opposes NY Gun Law on National TV

Sheriff Donald Smith last week questioned New York’s stringent new gun law on national television, Fox News’ Sean Hannity show. More...

Legislature Calls on State to Allocate 9-1-1 Funds Locally

Each cell phone subscriber in Putnam County is assessed $1.20 per month for 9-1-1 services yet under current law, New York State reaps all the benefits with local municipalities receiving not a penny to support public safety communications. More...

Sign of Spring: Putnam Plant Sale is Coming

It’s a sure sign of spring when the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District prepares for its annual plant, seedling and bird house sale. More...

Thousands of Dollars Raised at Rotary Shootout

From toddlers to senior citizens, people were out in force Saturday at Carmel High School participating in the Carmel Rotary Community Basketball Shootout that raised $20,000 for non-for-profit organizations. More...

Two Men Charged in StolenVehicle, License Plate Thefts

Two local men face charges of criminal possession of stolen property in connection with the alleged theft of a van and license plates in separate incidents. More...

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“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham