November 21, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Questions Arise Over Emergency Response Funding

Town of Carmel officials have questioned county government over the expense incurred by The Putnam County Emergency Response Team. More...

An Eerie Silence Following JFK’s Death  Free Access 

Hard to believe that Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For those of us who experienced that fateful event, the day on Nov. More...

Seven to be Sworn into Veterans Hall of Fame

Seven residents of Putnam County are among 25 men and women to be inducted this evening (Thursday) into the 40th Senate District’s Third Annual Veterans Hall of Fame. More...

Dozens Partake in Free Coin and Stamp Appraisals

A steady stream of stamp and coin enthusiasts as well as those hoping to find unsuspecting treasure visited the Carmel firehouse last weekend for the annual Croton River Coin Club’s free appraisals. More...

Smog in Putnam Resulting from Rockland Blaze

The skies over Putnam were filled with a smoking haze Friday resulting from a massive mountain fire 45 miles away in Rockland County that destroyed hundreds of acres of woodlands in Orangeburg. More...

Two Mahopac Residents Arrested in Yorktown

Two residents of Mahopac face hearings in Yorktown Town Court next month following their arrests by Yorktown Police. More...

Cops Investigate Baldwin Place Bank Robbery

A lone gunman held up the Baldwin Place branch of Chase Bank Tuesday afternoon and escaped with an undetermined amount of cash despite a massive police presence from both Putnam and Westchester. More...

EMS Providers Lauded for Assisting in Sandy Hook Aftermath a Year Ago

It’s been almost a year since the Sandy Hook tragedy when a crazed gunman slaughtered innocent children and adults at an elementary school less than 30 minutes from the Putnam border. More...

Big crowd on Hand for Carmel Girl Scout Holiday Fair

The cafeteria inside Carmel High School resembled Santa’s workshop Saturday despite the mild conditions out-of-doors. More...

A Chopper is Only a Phone Call Away

The chief pilot for the New York State Police Aviation Unit—Sgt. James Torhan—paid a visit to Putnam County last week where he met with members of the county’s Bureau of Emergency Services. More...

Foster Grandparent Program Needs Help

Low-income seniors who enjoy working with children in a school setting are being sought to partake in the Foster Grandparent Program in Putnam County. More...

Health Quest Names New CEO

Health Quest, the parent corporation of Putnam Hospital Center, has named a new President and CEO. Luke McGuinness of Chicago succeeds Michael Weber, PHC’s former long-time President, who retired earlier this year and relocated to Florida. More...

Medical Reserve Corps Recognized

Putnam’s Medical Reserve Corps is comprised of volunteers from all walks of life. Nurses, carpenters, lawyers, doctors, reporters, teachers, shopkeepers, maintenance and custodial personnel and even retired men and women serve when called upon. More...

Norma Pereira-Mora Honored by Community Coalition

After immigrating to the U.S. from her native Guatemala more than 20 years ago and attaining citizenship, Norma Pereira-Mora dedicated her life toward creating awareness while supporting change in immigration laws. More...

Naked Man Leads to Arrest

A naked man acting in a reported lewd manner faces a variety of charges when appearing next week in Kent Town Court. More...

Two Putnam Valley Residents Charged with Pot Possession

Two residents of Putnam Valley face charges of unlawfully possessing marijuana when they appear next month in Yorktown Town Court. More...

Highlands Historic Preservation Visits Putnam’s Earliest Farm Site

The November “Magical History Tour” by Highlands Historic Preservation took their history loving hikers to one of Putnam County’s most important historic sites. More...

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