June 27, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Sheriff ’s Department Recognized by MTA Police

The Putnam Sheriff’s Department has received a pat on the back and a hearty thank you from the New York City MTA Police. More...

Bikers Donate to Patterson Group Home

Desirous of giving the public a positive image of big, burly motorcyclists, members of two area cycle clubs visited a group home for the developmentally disabled in Patterson last weekend and presented clients and staff with a brand new outdoor barbe More...

Brewster Man Charged with Stabbing Muslim Cabbie Apologizes

The Brewster man accused of stabbing of a New York City taxicab driver in Manhattan nearly three years ago because he was a Muslim apologized in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday before being led away to spend the next nine and one-half years in prison. More...

Disabled Praise Public Transportation Redesign Study

Putnam’s long awaited Transportation Task Force report released two weeks ago that suggested a complete overhaul of the county’s archaic public transportation system is receiving praise this week from members of the county’s disable More...

Dozens Take Advantage of Wellness Fair

Putnam’s annual Community Wellness Fair for Women, Infants and Children provided guidance and nutrition for residents of the county. Commissioner of Health Dr. More...

Brewster Farrier Honored by Putnam Pegasus

James Cassano believes in the mission of Pegasus therapeutic riding. More...

Al Lotrecchiano’s 50 Years of Service Highlights Carmel Rotary Installation

The motto of Rotary is “Service Above Self.” Lifetime Putnam resident Al Lotrecchiano was recognized for his “honor above all men” at last Wednesday evening’s installation of the Carmel Rotary Club. More...

PEARL Connects Putnam to the Outside World and Beyond

Two dozen members of Putnam’s Emergency and Amateur Repeater League (PEARL) tested their ability to communicate with the outside world last weekend during the organization’s annual 24-hour field day event. More...

Level 3 Sex Offender Moves to Lake Carmel

A Level 3 sex offender has moved to Lake Carmel. In accordance with the state’s Sex Offender Registry Act, police informed parents last week of the relocation of Cullen Powers, 25, to 121 Putnam Drive in Lake Carmel. More...

New Contract Will Save Money on Medicaid Transports

Putnam County’s recently completed Transportation Task Force report is already proving to be beneficial. More...

Concert to Support Young Survivors Coalition

A popular Putnam nightspot will be rocking Saturday to raise money for the Young Survivors Coalition, an organization assisting women diagnosed with breast cancer. The get-together at Mr. More...

Man Stabbed in Brewster Monday

State Police are investigating the stabbing of a man in Brewster early Monday. The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center was notified of a “man down” who was bleeding from wounds to the chest at 5:27 a.m. More...

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