February 13, 2014 RSS feed / General Stories

Pataki Debuts Novel, ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Allison Pataki kicked off her promotional effort for her historical novel about Benedict Arnold's wife Tuesday evening in New York City. The exclusive event at the Four Seasons restaurant saw a number of literary notables stop by. More...

Ambulance Corps Chief Critically Injured in Putnam Valley Crash

A career emergency services provider was critically injured last week when his car drove off the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley and slammed into several trees. More...

Faulty Chimney Leads to Mahopac Falls House Fire

A faulty chimney led to a blaze that damaged a Mahopac Falls home Sunday but quick response on the part of firefighters averted total destruction of the wood frame dwelling on Austin Road. The Putnam 9-1-1 Center received a call at 10 a.m. More...

KI Distribution Scheduled Locally

Distribution of KI or potassium iodide takes place this month at three locations in Putnam County. The tablets are distributed in the event of a radiological emergency at Indian Point. More...

Odell’s Blood Pressure is Perfect

The daily pressures of serving as chief executive officer of Putnam County seem to be treating County Executive MaryEllen Odell just fine. More...

Children of Alcoholics Week Proclaimed in Putnam

One in four children across Putnam Country wakes up each morning to a parent who suffers from alcohol abuse. The alarming revelation came Friday night when members of the Putnam Legislature proclaimed the week of February 9 through Feb. More...

Carmel Trainer Leads Legend into Westminster

Carmel dog trainer Clifford Steele describes Legend as a dog that lives up to his name. The 100 pound magnificent giant schnauzer is competing this week in the Olympics of dog shows—the Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. More...

Wine and Chocolate Festival Benefits PARC

What a party! More than 350 jammed the main ballroom of the Putnam County Golf Club in Mahopac Falls Sunday for the 1st annual Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival that benefitted PARC. More...

Cigarette Sales Ban at CV S Met With Mixed Reaction

Last week’s announcement by drugstore giant CVSCaremark that cigarette sales will cease in all of the company’s pharmacies by October 1 including its two stores in Mahopac has been met with mixed reaction. More...

Gipson Seeks Funds for Tick-Borne Disease

State Senator Terry Gipson has urged the NYS Health Department to increase funding for research on tick-borne illnesses. More...

Anti-Semitism Reported in Mahopac

An alleged case of anti- Semitism has led to the arrest of a 66-year-old Mahopac man on charges of stalking and criminal contempt of court. Carmel Police reported the arrest Monday of Anthony Glover in connection with the incident. More...

Valentine’s Hike For Lovers

Interested in a romp in the woods with that special person on the day after Valentine’s Day? More...

Registered Sex Offender Moves into Lake Carmel

A registered sex offender has moved into Lake Carmel. Kent Police notified the public and school officials last week that Ari Michaels, 42, had relocated to an apartment on Mt. Hope Road. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937