Dunn, the Dog-Saving Deputy, Goes to Jail, Awaits Another Trial

Former Deputy Sheriff Barbara Dunn will be calling the Putnam Correctional Facility home for the next four months following sentencing Monday in Putnam County Court. State Supreme Court Justice Albert Lorenzo of the Bronx presided over the court proceedings since Putnam’s two county court justices—James Reitz and James Rooney—recused themselves. Dunn, 42, a 13-year member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department, […]


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Board Takes Aim at Bullet Hole Road Property


Attorney Posner Will Pay for ‘Bad Taste,’ Thievery

A former highly respected and prominent attorney from Patterson will be calling the New York State Department of Corrections home for the next five to 15 years. Putnam County Judge James Reitz sentenced Jane Posner Thursday to state prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a client at a real estate closing in 2008. Posner, 60, a former member of the […]

Woman Injured in Southeast Crash

A single car crash on Old Route 6 in Southeast sent a woman to Putnam Hospital Center. Last Thursday’s mishap occurred at 8:45am in the vicinity of Trinity Lutheran Church when the red compact, which was headed towards Carmel, went out of control on a curve and slammed into a utility pole. Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Frank Christian was […]

Board Discusses Loss of State Aid and Tax Levies


The Brewster Board of Education opened this past Tuesday with impassioned oratory from Board of Education president, Dr. Stephen Jambor emphasizing the district’s fiscal responsibility. Commencing with a disclaimer that he was not bashing the state, Dr. Jambor expressed disappointment due to the lack of state aid appropriated to the district. Remaining optimistic, however, he continued to say “little changes, […]

Board of Ed Receives Barrage of Criticism


An open session at the beginning of the August 17 Carmel Board of Education meeting featured a barrage of criticism at the school board due to a lost transcript, perceived poor communication, and other matters. Kathy Alexander, a Carmel resident, said that her grandson, a Carmel High School student, had his life threatened last spring but received inadequate responses by […]

Last Chance to See PAC’s ‘Back 2 School’ Exhibit

Now is the last chance to view the creative spirit of Putnam Arts Council instructors and their adult students. The council’s Back 2 School exhibition, which features a variety of works created in pottery, oil painting, watercolor, and acrylics, along with photography and drawing, concludes Sunday at the center located along Kennicut Hill Road in Mahopac. PAC Executive Director Joyce […]

Future Firefighters Train During Putnam Explorer’s Weekend

More than 150 future firefighters, young men and women age 14 through 18, converged on Veterans Memorial Park in Kent for what has become a summer tradition in Putnam County. The county’s 9th annual Explorer Weekend took place last week, featuring training sessions involving everything from search and rescue efforts to fire hose advancement, EMS, hazardous materials incidents, and even […]

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