June 6, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Dozens Take Advantage of Coin and Stamp Appraisal Weekend in Carmel

The annual Croton River Coin Club’s free appraisals of U.S. and foreign coins and paper money as well as stamps, medals and tokens attracted large crowds to Carmel FD headquarters over the weekend. More...

Special Spaying-Neutering Cat Clinic Coming to Carmel

Low cost spaying and neutering for cats including feral felines will take place next Thursday at the Putnam Humane Society in Carmel. The Animal Rights Alliance is sponsoring the event in conjunction with the Humane Society. More...

Mailbox Destruction Leads to Arrest of Kent Men

Two young men face charges of criminal mischief for allegedly damaging mailboxes in Kent Cliffs. Kent Police reported the arrests last week of Thomas Windels, 20 and Robert Carney, 21, both of Kent in connection with the reported mischief. More...

Thousands Participate in Mahopac Relay for Life, in Photos

Ten-year-old Sean Callahan of Mahopac is a cancer survivor. His mom, Geniene, reads an essay at the opening ceremony composed by the 4th grader titled “I won the biggest game of my life.” Not a dry eye was to be found in the crowd. More...

Maloney Gets An Earful from Students, Educators

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney got an earful Monday when visiting Brewster High School. More...

Jacob Vishinski is the Catfish Champ

Jacob Vishinski has a promising future as an angler. More...

Mahopac Knights of Columbus Rejuvenating to Assist the Public

Charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism are the four core principles of the Knights of Columbus. More...

Mortgage Tax Receipts Climb Slightly

Mortgage tax receipts continue their slow climb. The receipts are an indicator of economic activity and, following a dismal report issued last fall, Putnam’s mortgage tax revenue increased slightly during the past six months. More...

Countywide Traffic Safety Push Underway

Police from a variety of agencies will be working around-the-clock this summer to keep roads throughout Putnam County safe for the motoring public. More...

Brewster Man Nabbed by Alleged Victim of Car Burglary

Matthew Flanagan picked the wrong car to burglarize! The 27-year-old Brewster man was chased and apprehended by his alleged victim early Sunday, said Danbury Police. More...

‘Sponsor a Vet’ Trip to Washington Planned

State Senator Greg Ball is asking the public to “sponsor a vet.” The Putnam-Dutchess-Westchester lawmaker is organizing a trip this fall to Washington, D.C., honoring veterans of World War II. More...

Mahopac Businessmen to Foster Bike Path Safety

Richard O’Keefe and Ivan Bellotto, two longtime residents of Mahopac whose families have deep roots in the community, want to make the Putnam Bike Trail safer. More...

Putnam Valley Parent Organizations to Screen Film with Focus on Addiction Prevention

At 7 p.m. on June 12 in the Putnam Valley High School Performing Arts Center, the high school PTSA and elementarymiddle school PTA are co- presenting the film, “Oxyana.” More...

Putnam Valley High Holds Blood Drive

Members of the Putnam Valley High School National Honor Society hosted a “Give Red, For Ed” community blood drive in the high school gym from 8:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24. More...

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“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck