August 22, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Bats Inundating Health Department Offices

Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals called it the “power of the press!” More...

Brewster Man Charged with Attempted Rape

A Brewster man is held at the Westchester County Jail without bail on charges of 1st-degree attempted rape. More...

Fourth Speeding Arrest in 18 Months

A Mahopac man’s apparent love for speed has gotten him into trouble with the law again. Jason Neudbrand, 26, was arrested by Carmel Police last week after his speeding car was stopped at 11:30 a.m. on Long Pond Road in Mahopac. More...

Oh, Deer...

A mother deer and her fawn say “cheese” while grazing on summer greens along Route 301 in Carmel last week. More...

Traffic Disaster in Patterson

Traffic was backed up for miles along the Route 22 corridor in three counties Friday when a tractor trailer rig carrying 40 tons of gravel jackknifed and overturned near the Patterson-Pawling line forcing the closure of the heavily travelled roadway More...

Highlands Preservation Explores the Northrup Farms and Nichols Street in Kent

The morning of August 4th brought one of the best days of the summer as Highlands Preservation and its history loving hikers explored what was called “one of the most highly cultivated farms in Putnam County,” as described in 1897. More...

Putnam’s Daniel Nimham Pow Wow Attracts People from Across America

Native Americans as well as those interested in learning about local history filled the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent last weekend for the county’s 13th annual Daniel Nimham Pow Wow. More...

Kent Woman Lucky to Be Alive

A Kent woman is lucky to be alive following a spectacular crash in upstate New York. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department reported the incident that occurred on Saturday night around 9:30 p.m. More...

At Last: Respect for a Pudding St. Overpass

The historically dangerous Pudding Street intersection of the Taconic State Parkway, in Putnam Valley, is finally getting the government attention that many residents say is long overdue. More...

Speeding Car Leads to Arrest of Mahopac Man on Drug Charges

A speeding car on East Main Street in Jefferson Valley has led to the arrest of a Mahopac man on various offenses. More...

Distracted Driving Detail Keeps Troopers Busy

Despite repeated warnings that texting and gabbing on a cell phone while driving are extremely dangerous, Brewster State Police nabbed 15 motorists last Wednesday for violating the law during a special Distracted Driving Detail in the Town of Patters More...

Lake Carmel Man Charged Following Multi-Vehicle Crash

A Lake Carmel man is facing charges of DWI and speeding following a property damage crash involving four vehicles in Mahopac Falls. Carmel Police reported the arrest Friday of Donald Sims, 30, in connection with the incident. More...

Comptroller Gives Putnam Valley Audit A-Plus

It’s rare if not impossible for a municipality to receive a perfect score from the New York State Comptroller’s office when it conducts an audit—yet Putnam Valley’s recent assessment gave the town an A-plus. More...

Eight Contractors Fined by Attorney General

Eight home improvement contractors throughout Putnam County have paid fines of $300 each to the State Attorney General’s office for violating New York’s Home Improvement Contracts Law. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937