March 28, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Roger Gross Returns to Southeast Asia

Putnam Legislator Roger Gross has returned from a trip of a lifetime—a three day visit to the Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom, South Korea. More...

Carmel Teen Charged With Abandoning Dog, a Pit Bull

An 18-year-old Carmel youth is facing charges of abandoning a dog that was found tied to a tree on Old Route 6 in Carmel. The Putnam SPCA reported the arrest last week of Joseph Gallo-Kappus in connection with the alleged incident. More...

Un-Spring Like Weather Confusing Wildlife

The unseasonably cold spring weather is making life miserable for both man and beast alike. Take last week for example. Temperatures hovered in the upper 30s with an occasional snow squall. More...

Forum Speakers Want Cuts Reversed

Putnam’s annual Legislative Forum attracted a large crowd to Putnam Hospital Center last Saturday morning when dozens of speakers called on elected and appointed officials to create and support disability related public policies while restoring More...

Survey Says Putnam Ranked 4th in State for Health Outcomes

Putnam may be the fourth healthiest county in New York State, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, but Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals wants that number one spot again. More...

Food Safety Appreciated

Thirteen facilities serving food in Putnam County received kudos and special recognition from the Putnam Health Department Monday for Operational Excellence at the county’s 7th annual Food Operations Seminar. More...

Patterson Man Charged with Gas Station Theft

A Patterson man faces charges of larceny and falsely reporting an incident for allegedly stealing money from a Lake Carmel service station and telling authorities that the money was taken by another person. More...

Man Charged With Contempt of Court

A Mahopac man apparently infatuated by a woman residing in Yorktown Heights finds himself in trouble with the law for allegedly contacting her in violation of a court order of protection. More...

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