May 23, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Wild Ride Leads to Arrest in Brewster

A Lake Peekskill man’s wild ride along Brewster’s Main Street has left six cars heavily damaged while resulting in the driver’s arrest for aggravated DWI. More...

Hundreds Attend Kids’ Day at Putnam Hospital Center

Children of all ages enjoyed themselves at Putnam Hospital Center last Saturday at the medical center’s annual Kids Day celebration. More...

Mahopac Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Shooting Canada Goose

A Mahopac man faces animal cruelty charges when appearing in Carmel Town Court next month for allegedly shooting and killing a Canada goose that he felt had been leaving too much feces in an area frequented by his children. More...

Man Jailed For Issuing Bad Checks

A Kent man is facing a prison sentence for allegedly issuing rubber checks. More...

Boyhood Friends Celebrate Military Careers

Jared Shoemaker received his commission last Friday as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army and his first salute was made by his longtime friend Marine Corporal James Roy. More...

Trio of Seniors Recognized for Community Work

The ballroom at Putnam National was filled to capacity last Friday when the Putnam Office for the Aging hosted its 40th annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration. More...

Police Investigate Armed Robbery In Southeast

A service station was robbed at gunpoint last week and police are asking the public for its assistance in apprehending the individual responsible. More...

Kent Library’s Giant Book Sale is This Weekend

Making plans for the holiday weekend? Besides flying Old Glory and attending a Memorial Day observance, remember to visit the Kent Library for some bargain shopping as well as to stock up on summer reading. More...

‘Give Red For Ed’ Blood Drive In Putnam Valley

Friday’s annual blood drive at Putnam Valley High School is being held in memory of former social studies teacher Ed Schmitt who lost a battle with leukemia in February 2012. More...

Click It or Ticket in Putnam

Planning any driving this weekend in Putnam County? Police on the state, county, town and village levels have warned the public to buckle up or risk getting a summons. More...

CAP Benefits from Carnival for a Cause

The Brewster High School gymnasium was a buzz of activity Sunday when members of the Democratic Congress—the BHS government organization—hosted its annual Carnival for a Cause. More...

Kent Cop Becomes a Drug Recognition Expert

Kent Police Officer Kevin Radovich has become Putnam’s sole drug recognition expert. The six year police veteran recently graduated from the U.S. More...

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Weekly Quotation

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