January 9, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

Population on Downward Trend in Putnam

The decline was small but for the first time in decades, Putnam’s population appears to be on a downward tilt. Information released last week by the U.S. More...

Crash Injures Five, Snarls Traffic

A head-on crash on Route 22 at the Route 164 intersection on New Year’s eve snarled holiday traffic and sent five people to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. More...

New Days at Maloney Satellite Office

Putnam residents in need of assistance from Uncle Sam will no longer have far to travel now that Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has opened a satellite office in Carmel. More...

Mahopac Youth Accused Of Assaulting Cop

An 18-year-old Mahopac youth is facing felony charges of assaulting a police officer as well as interfering with the duties of a police officer and disorderly conduct following a brawl on Danbury’s Main Street early Sunday. More...

Carmel Man Jailed in Dutchess for Contempt

A 26-year-old Carmel man is facing seven years in state prison for allegedly violating a court order prohibiting him from having any contact with a 30-year-old Dutchess County woman. More...

Breaking News - 1/13/2014 12:02 AM

Another school delay; overnight snow  Free Access 

2 hours at area schools on Friday

A surprise overnight storm that covered the ground with an inch of snow has resulted in all public schools and many private schools in the area delaying classes again today. More...

Happy 100th Birthday Mahopac Fire Department

The Mahopac Fire Department kicked off its year long 100th anniversary celebration in grand style last Saturday by hosting a gala at the Putnam County Golf Club attended by some 350 guests. More...

Firefighters Battle Mahopac House Blaze in Arctic Cold

With temperatures hovering at 5 degrees, firefighters from four departments battled a house fire last Friday afternoon at a large home on Teresa Lane off Dixon Road in Mahopac. More...

Buddhist Ceremony in Kent Calls for World Peace

Few things are more peaceful and spiritual than spending New Year’s morning at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent. More...

Gov. Cuomo Pardons Lake Peekskill Felon

Geraldo Alvarez of Lake Peekskill has a lot to be thankful for after Gov. Andrew Cuomo granted him a pardon on New Year’s Eve. More...

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