September 5, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

A Note to Our Readers:

You are holding the redesigned PUTNAM COUNTY COURIER, the first issue to appear in our new size. In addition to moving to a size that is easier to handle, we’ve redesigned key aspects of the paper for high-impact visual reference. More...

New Patrol Boat Launched on Hudson

A new 24-foot patrol boat has been launched in the Hudson River thanks to the efforts of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. More...

Police Blotter

31 License Suspensions, Still Driving!

Police couldn’t believe the wrap sheet unfolding before their eyes. A 21-year old Mahopac man stopped by Yorktown Police for failing to wear a seatbelt last week was found to be driving his car with 31 active suspensions on his license. Lt. More...

Kent Man Charged with Burglary

A Town of Kent man already serving time in Dutchess County for burglary now faces new charges in Westchester for allegedly breaking into a home in Yorktown Heights back in February. More...

‘Problem Bear’ Roaming on the Putnam-Dutchess Line

Residents of Patterson and Pawling are being encouraged to remove trash and birdseed from outdoor locations after a large black bear was observed in a residential subdivision off Harmony Road near the Putnam-Dutchess line last Thursday. More...

9/11 Ceremonies Set for Carmel, Garrison and Putnam Valley

The tradition will continue in Carmel and Putnam Valley on September 11, and Garrison Sept. 8. More...

A New Year Celebrated Across Putnam

Jews throughout Putnam County are celebrating the High Holy Days with the observance of Rosh Hashanah today (Thursday) and Friday and the culmination of the week long observance with Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement next Saturday, Sept. 14. More...

Landlord Cited For Illegal Occupancy

Brewster Village officials continue their crackdown on illegal occupancy within the half-square mile municipality. More...

Boater Arrested For Operating Under The Influence

A 21-year-old resident of Holmes has some explaining to do when appearing in Danbury Superior Court next week following his arrest Sunday for boating under the influence and reckless boating on Candlewood Lake. More...

Patterson Man Nabbed in Fatal Crash

A Patterson man is facing charges of unlicensed operation, following too closely and failing to keep right following a three vehicle crash in Somers last week that claimed the life of an 82-year-old Somers man. More...

Larceny Arrests in Lake Carmel and Kent

Kent Police made several larceny arrests in recent days. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"Pick your fights. Don't duck 'em, but don't fight second-rate opponents." ~Ben Bradlee