August 1, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Brewster Founder’s Day is Sept. 15

This year’s Founder’s Day on Sunday, September 15th, is slated to be one for the history books. The Coalition for a Better Brewster is partnering with the Metro-North Commuter Council to celebrate the Centennial of Grand Central Terminal. More...

Teens Face Felony Charges for Vandalizing Cars

Four teenagers from Putnam Valley are facing felony charges for allegedly causing nearly $4,000 worth of damage on two parked vehicles five weeks ago. More...

Cops: Brewster Man Used Hammer in Heist

A 35-year-old Brewster man faces charges of robbery when appearing in Connecticut Superior Court today (Thursday) following his arrest for attempting to hold-up the 7-Eleven store on Mill Plain Road in Danbury less than a half-mile from the Putnam Co More...

Vets to Receive More Transportation Services

Putnam County is home to some 10,000 veterans—many of whom have difficulty with their transportation needs. More...

St. James Church Sign Must Come Down  Free Access 

A large illuminated sign erected in front of St. James Church on Gleneida Avenue in downtown Carmel will be coming down. More...

Pet First Aid Offered at Putnam Hospital Center Sunday

Would you know what to do if your beloved four-legged family member became suddenly sick or injured? Putnam Hospital Center will be offering a four-hour course on Sunday, Aug. More...

Couple Sues New Jersey Resort for Injuries on Water Slide

A Brewster man and his girlfriend have filed suit against a popular New Jersey resort for injuries incurred on a water ride last summer. More...

Southeast Museum Offers August Programs for Kids

Doll Making Children’s Workshop More...

Internet Scam Reported in Putnam

An internet message purporting a Microsoft Corp. Sweepstakes is nothing more than a scam. More...

Putnam Explorer Training Weekend has Arrived

Future members of emergency services units from across New York State will be spending the weekend in Kent by participating in the 12th annual Putnam County Explorer Training and Campout get-together. More...

1,000 Vets Registered for Return the FAVOR

Putnam County’s Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist Vets of Record) has registered its 1,000 recipient but with an estimated 10,000 vets currently residing throughout the county, more work has to be done. More...

Unemployment Remains Second Lowest in State

Putnam County is again the silver star recipient when it comes to low rates of unemployment in New York State. More...

PUTNAM PEOPLE

Soldiers receive new rank, new responsibilities Major General Patrick A. 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