May 2, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Keeping Children Safe from Sexual Abuse

The statistics presented Tuesday evening were alarming: A sex offender resides within every square mile of the U.S., on average Most abusers are able to molest dozens of children before they are apprehended. More...

Repeat Burglary Suspect Caught in Kent

A man accused of breaking into a Lake Carmel home and stealing cash and scrap metal was apprehended by police after he allegedly returned to the scene of the crime and attempted to burglarize the residence for a second time. More...

72 Apply for Passports Thanks to Putnam Passport Day

Seventy two residents of Putnam County will soon be receiving credentials allowing them to travel overseas this summer thanks to staff at the County Clerk’s office in Carmel. More...

Medication Take Back Day is Great Success

Thousands of unwanted medications have been safely disposed of thanks to the efforts of a small army of volunteers who participated in Saturday’s Medication Take Back Day at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Five charged with drug possession in Southeast

Sunday bust follows traffic stop

An early morning arrest Sunday in Southeast resulted in the apprehension of five young people on various charges of drug possession.Brewster State Police Station Commander Sgt. More...

First Anniversary of County’s Most Tragic Fire

Wednesday marked the first anniversary of Putnam County’s most tragic fire when four members of the Thomas Sullivan family perished inside their Carmel home as it went up in flames in a predawn inferno. More...

Pet Lizards Survive House Fire in Mahopac Falls

Two pet lizards survived a house fire in Mahopac Falls Monday evening thanks to the quick response of firefighters from Mahopac Falls, Mahopac and Putnam Valley. The blaze broke out around 7 p.m. More...

It’s Children’s Expo and Safety Fair Time in Putnam

Putnam’s 8th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day takes place on Saturday in Carmel. More...

Kids Raise $680 for Leukemia Research

Pennies for Patients reaped rewards for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society thanks to the efforts of the student body at Carmel High School. More...

Patterson’s Expo for Phenomenal Women is Friday

An evening of glamour and elegance is planned in Patterson Friday when the Patterson Recreation Department in conjunction with the Patterson Junior Recreation Board hosts its 7th annual Fashion Show and Expo. More...

Four Teens Charged with Attempted Robbery in Putnam Valley

Four Mahopac teens are facing violent felony charges for allegedly approaching a man at his Putnam Valley home, brandishing a gun and demanding money. More...

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“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school classis running the country." ~Kurt Vonnegut