August 15, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Tragic Weekend for Motorcyclists

It was a tragic weekend for motorcyclists in Putnam County. One man was killed and a second critically injured in a pair of cycle crashes in Kent. Kent Police identified the fatal victim as Dominik Kokoszka, 26, Iselin, N.J. More...

Quartet Nabbed in Brewster On Narcotics Charges

Four local residents are facing a variety of drug related charges stemming from their alleged involvement in narcotics sales in Brewster. More...

Sheriff’s Dept. to Add Second Canine Unit

If Putnam County is successful in its application for a $50,000 grant from the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in conjunction with the Office of Counter Terrorism, a second canine unit will be hired by the Putnam Sheriff&rsqu More...

Brewster Man Charged with Assaulting Kent Woman

A Brewster man is facing a variety of charges for allegedly assaulting a young Lake Carmel woman in the presence of the her infant son. Kent Police reported the arrest Friday of Steven Tomassetti, 25, in connection with the alleged incident. More...

Gardening Gusto

Pickle-rama!

(and Petite Gherkins and Simple Garlic Dills) More...

Lost Hiker, 95, Found Safe

An elderly White Plains man is lucky to be alive after becoming lost in the woodlands of the Boscobel Reservation in Garrison. More...

Antonio’s Gift Raises Dollars for Injured Carmel Child

Eileen Miras of Brewster looked around at the large crowd gathered on Patterson FD grounds Sunday afternoon and smiled. “What a wonderful turnout to assist the family of a little boy so badly hurt,” she said. More...

Carmel is Putnam’s Marching Machine

Carmel Fire Chief Robert Lipton credits his department’s successes this year along the parade routes in Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess counties to “motivation.” More...

Health Dept. Says ‘Catch the Bat’

A rash of bats entering residences throughout Putnam County in recent days has prompted Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals to issue a reminder: “Catch the bat!” More...

Hepatitis C Screening Underway in Putnam

Putnam legislators and County Executive Mary Ellen Odell are among the baby boomer population—all born between 1945 and 1965. More...

Vandals Interrupt Comcast Service

More than three thousand Comcast customers residing in the Carmel-Southeast area lost television, telephone and internet service Friday when vandals shot out cable lines along John Simpson Road near the Centennial Golf Club. More...

Missing Carmel Grad Found in Queens

Dana Bonanno, 33, a 1998 graduate of Carmel High School who had been missing for three weeks, has been located in a New York City hospital. NYPD spokesman Sgt. More...

Healthy Food, Healthy Economy Drive Glynwood

Glynwood Farm has been described as one of Putnam’s best-kept secrets. More...

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Weekly Quotation

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