December 19, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Hundreds Party at RSVP Holiday Party

Senior citizens from across Putnam traveled to Mahopac Falls last Thursday for the county’s Office for the Aging RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) annual holiday luncheon. More...

Arts on the Lake Seeks Assistance

Another successful year draws to a close for Arts on the Lake. The non-for-profit located on Route 52 in Lake Carmel that fosters performances, exhibits and art classes has begun actively seeking new members to its Board of Directors. More...

Patterson Woman Totally ‘Blitzed’, Say State Police

A Patterson woman arrested over the weekend for felony aggravated DWI was totally “blitzed” when her blood alcohol content measured 0.24 percent or three times the legal limit of .08 percent for driving while intoxicated. More...

Putnam Blasted by Old Man Winter, Twice in a Week

Winter hasn’t yet officially arrived, yet many Putnam residents are already fed up with snow and ice that wreaked havoc across the county on two separate occasions in the past few days. More...

Carmel Rotary Feeds The Hungry

Santa’s helpers are sporting blue and gold Rotary ID tags these days! Members of the Carmel Rotary helped to distribute more than 200 boxes of non-perishables to area food pantries that will help feed 950 Putnam County families in need this holiday More...

Carmel Woman Charged With Cruelty To Animals

Putnam County SPCA Police Chief Ken Ross described the death of a 15-year-old mixed breed dog as “one of the worst cases of an emaciated animal” he had ever seen. More...

Putnam’s Holiday Blood Drive is December 27

Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus take More...

Accused Arsonist Due Back in Court

A Mahopac Falls woman accused of attempting to incinerate a tenant’s apartment to scare the family off while her own grandchildren slept inside the multi-family home has been released from the Putnam Correctional Facility on $50,000 bail. More...

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