December 26, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Toy Drive Aids Putnam CAP

Putnam’s Stephen Driscoll Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police has aided the Putnam Community Action Program’s annual toy drive in a big way.  CAP reported a shortage of donations this year and organizers feared that children in More...

Woman Accused of Stealing Dead Mother-In-Law’s Identity

A New Fairfield woman is facing felony charges of forgery for allegedly using her dead mother-in-law’s identity by forging a check and using it to pay for a prescription at a Brewster pharmacy.  State Police reported the arrest last Wednes More...

Bank Robbery in Putnam

The sleepy little hamlet of Putnam Lake resembled a community under siege Friday following the robbery of the Putnam County National Bank. At 11 a.m. a man walked into the bank on Haviland Drive and announced a stick up. More...

Putnam’s Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

Putnam’s sales tax revenue continues to increase.  More...

Erik Markert is Putnam’s Newest Eagle Scout

Once an Eagle—always an Eagle!  Putnam County’s newest Eagle Scout is Erik Markert of Southeast.  More...

Margolus Becomes Carmel Rotarian

A Carmel native has become the newest member of the Carmel Rotary.  Lou Margolus, who was just elected as a fire commissioner in Carmel, took his oath of office Dec. More...

Ed Sumber Reflects On Life With Polio

Ed Sumber, a prominent Putnam County attorney and 40-plus year member of the Carmel Rotary Club, has been designated as next year’s “poster boy” for the annual Rotary Basketball Shoot-out scheduled for April at Carmel High School.&n More...

Crashes Snarl Traffic in Patterson

Two crashes—one involving a car that burst into flames— snarled Friday afternoon traffic on Route 22 in Patterson.  The back-to-back mishaps occurred at 4 p.m. on the heavily traveled highway. More...

Man Jailed for Violating Leandra’s Law; Charged in DWI with Kids in Vehicle

A Putnam Valley man arrested for driving drunk with his three children were riding in his car faces felony charges of DWI in addition to violating Leandra’s Law that could send him to state prison for up to seven years.  State Police at Co More...

Putnam’s 4-H Youth Recognized at Holiday Awards Ceremony

Dozens of young people enrolled in the Putnam County 4-H movement were honored recently in Kent Cliffs at the organization’s International Holiday Social and Youth Awards Ceremony.  More...

Mahopac Pair Charged with Assault

Two young men from Mahopac face charges of assault when appearing next week in Somers Town Court.  State Police arrested Ryan Jaybusch and Adam Rosenthal, both 21, after they allegedly attacked an individual at a private residence on Mahopac Ave More...

Two Charged with DWI in Kent

Two residents of Putnam Valley face charges of driving while intoxicated following their arrests in the Town of Kent.  Kent Police charged Katherine Kane, 52, and Michael Pulick,   44, in separate incidents last week.  More...

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