June 20, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Bear Sightings Reported Across Putnam County

Bear sightings across Putnam have kept police on the go in recent days. More...

Larcenies Lead to Four Arrests in Kent

Four residents of the Lake Carmel- Kent area are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing property belonging to others. More...

Brewster Man, Charged With Stabbing Muslim Cabbie, Sent To Prison

The stabbing of a New York City taxicab driver in Manhattan nearly three years ago because he was a Muslim reverberated around the world and when the accused was identified as a Brewster man the international hate crime hit home. More...

Mahopac Man Charged in Heroin Crackdown

An EMS call requesting aid for a possible drug overdose has led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Mahopac man on charges of criminal possession and criminal use of controlled substances. More...

Putnam Man Jailed for Felony DUI

A Putnam Valley man is facing a seven year state prison term for allegedly driving while under the influence of narcotics. Kent Police reported the arrest Monday of Harry Tibbets, 37, following a traffic stop on Route 52 in Lake Carmel. More...

Two Seriously Injured in Head-on Patterson Crash

A Dutchess County man who formerly resided in Carmel and a resident of Pennsylvania suffered serious injuries last Friday afternoon in a head-on crash in Patterson that closed Route 164 for several hours. More...

Putnam Blood Drive Scheduled

The Putnam tradition of donating blood twice annually continues next week when members of the Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police join the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, the Carmel Knights of Columbus lodge and Putnam residents serv More...

Happy 50th Birthday PHC Auxiliary

Fifty years ago this month a group of women formed the Putnam Community Hospital Auxiliary and made its first five year pledge of $60,000 to the medical center that opened a year later. More...

Fire Damages Popular Mahopac Restaurant

Firefighters arriving on the scene of a structure fire at Ariano’s Restaurant on Clark Place in Mahopac early Monday found flames and smoke coming from the upper story of the 3,000 square foot building. The blaze was reported at 6:15 a.m. More...

Girl Scouts Remember Lori & Kayla Donohue

It’s been four years since the world turned upside down for a Brewster family—48 months of mourning, remembering and healing. On June 8, 2009, shortly after 6:30 p.m. More...

Birthright Closes Offices in Carmel, Peekskill

Birthright of Northern Westchester and Putnam announced on May 1 that as of June 30 they would be closing their doors at their last two locations in Carmel and Peekskill after 39 years of service to these areas. More...

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