July 4, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Five Injured, Two Seriously, in Frightening Southeast Crash

Imagine the fright experienced when a speeding Toyota 4Runner barreled down Route 22 in Southeast with a mechanical problem not allowing the driver to slow down the SUV. More...

Bureau of Emergency Services Hails the Heroes

Dozens of emergency responders who answer the call morning, noon and night seven days a week—365 days each year have been recognized for their lifesaving efforts by the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services. More...

Fourth of July Classic to Benefit Two Mahopac Kids

Putnam County’s Fourth of July Classic—an eight-mile road race beginning and ending at Mahopac High School—will be benefitting two young children from Mahopac diagnosed with Eosinophilic Disorder. More...

Prostitution Arrests at Two ‘Health Spas’

Hanky-panky going on at two socalled “health spas” operating in Southeast and Putnam Valley has led to the arrests of two women from Queens on felony charges of prostitution and unauthorized practice of a profession. More...

Two Putnam Valley Men Face Drug-Related Charges

Carmel Police have arrested two Putnam Valley men on drug related charges stemming from unusual incidents. More...

16 Graduate from St. Lawrence Early Childhood Learning Center

Sixteen four and five year olds will become members of area high school classes of 2026 this fall when enrolling in kindergarten, following their successful completion of the St. Lawrence O’Toole Early Childhood Learning Center curriculum. More...

Putnam Blood Drive Helps With Summer Demand

A steady stream of donors during Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive last Friday -- sponsored by the Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police in conjunction with the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, the Carmel Knights of Columbus lodge More...

Dr. Frank Pedlow, Founding Physician of Putnam Hospital, Dead at 84

A giant in the field of Putnam County medicine has died. Dr. Frank Pedlow, a long-time resident of the area who was one of the founding physicians of Putnam Community Hospital in 1964, passed away May 28 at the age of 84. More...

Farewell to the Falls Elementary School in Mahopac

It was a bittersweet farewell to the Mahopac Falls Elementary School when teachers and staff gathered for one final time last week to say “good bye” to the kindergarten center that has closed after 13 years of operation. More...

Driver Inattention Blamed for Patterson Crash

Three local residents were taken to area hospitals last week following a rear-end crash that police said was caused by driver inattention when a motorist took her eyes off the road to grab a bottle of water which had fallen to the floor of the vehicl More...

Farmers Market Provides One-Stop Shopping

An expanded Brewster Farmer’s Market has opened for its 19th season in downtown Brewster. More...

Patterson Supervisor’s House Damaged by Fire

Patterson Supervisor Mike Griffin and his wife Linda returned home from church Sunday afternoon and noticed the windows darkened in their residence on Old Route 22. More...

Carmel Man Faces Charges for Attacking Westchester Cops

A Carmel man is facing felony charges for allegedly attacking three Westchester County police officers during a DWI-related crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Scarsdale. More...

Sarah Smith’s Girl Scout Silver Award Assists the Needy

Sarah Smith may be only 13 years old, but the Carmel girl is light years ahead when it comes to her concern for the needy. More...

Brewster Pig Roast a Great Success

The weatherman cooperated for the first time in a week with pleasant conditions last Saturday as the Putnam County Stephen Driscoll Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police hosted its annual pig toast and clam bake at the Brewster Elks Club. More...

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“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke