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Sheriff: Motorists Face Midemeanor Charges
Putnam County Sheriff's Office reports several recent arrests of motorists. On April 7, 2014 at 7:51 a.m., while patrolling Route 9 in the Town of Philipstown, Deputy Sheriff Peter Vigillio received a license plate reader alert indicating a suspended registration on a vehicle in traffic.
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11 hrs ago
Neglected and abandoned dog rescued in Putnam Valley
Putnam County SPCA investigators are trying to figure out who dumped the white mixed-breed dog Camp Combe on Peekskill Hollow Road.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The North Salem Daily Voice
Letter: North Salem School District Must Cut Costs Or Face Loss Of Students
North Salem is the fourth most expensive on the basis of cost per student of all school districts in Westchester and Putnam County as compiled by the independent study performed annually by BOCES.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Air quality tests conducted at Lawrence High School
More air quality tests were done Tuesday at Lawrence High School, ordered by district officials after teachers repeated concerns over mold and other building conditions stemming from superstorm Sandy's floodwaters.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Blue-Ribbon Effort Against Child Abuse Kicks off in Putnam County
Child abuse is a national tragedy. One in seven girls and one in 25 boys will be sexually abused by the age of 18. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Children & Families, in 2011 alone, an estimated 1,570 children died from abuse and neglect, and in 2013, over 17,000 children were served at a Child ... (more)
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Mid-Hudson briefs: House fire probe, 2 theft cases
No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 3:38 a.m. Saturday. A husband and wife were staying with family members following the fire, which could be seen from the Mid-Hudson Bridge, said Mark Johnson, City of Poughkeepsie fire chief.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Southeast Women Face Felony Charges Over Jewelry Theft
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of two Southeast residents on felony charges stemming from their alleged involvement in the theft of jewelry from a Brewster residence.
Volunteers sought to help fix hero's aging house
Volunteers and donations are needed to help a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient from Pawling rehabilitate his 100-year-old home.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Star Press
Trainer acquitted in NY child-rape case
Alexandru Hossu is escorted by Putnam County Sherriffs into Southeast, N.Y. town court on June 18. He pleaded not guilty July 2 to charges in the rape of a 13-year-old girl in October 2010.
Friend of Judge Judy's Son Acquitted of Rape in NY
A close friend of a district attorney who is the son of TV's Judge Judy has been acquitted of child rape.
Trainer acquitted in NY child-rape case
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Help Putnam County with 'Operation Smooth Streets'
Local and county officials have started cooperatively tackling the huge pothole problem in Putnam.
Queens Church Pumps Up Congregation With Gym and Tanning Equipment
The more than 150-year-old United Presbyterian Church has found a new way to give its flock some flex - lifting the changing neighborhood and congregation's spirits by adding a storefront gym with a tanning booth in a bid to stay connected to the community.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Trainer rape jury seeks 'reasonable doubt' definition
Jurors weighing child rape charges against a former live-in trainer for the Putnam County, N.Y., district attorney ended Tuesday by asking the judge for the definition of "reasonable doubt."
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Public Session Brainstormed Ideas for Tilly Foster Farm
From the County Executive's Office: The next phase of Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster was discussed during the second public meeting that was held on Thursday, March 27 at the TOPS building in Carmel.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Environment column: Way to go, Pleasant Valley
This past week, I drove to interview some residents in the Town of Dover. My ride took me through Verbank, then along the Union Vale-Dover town line before crossing into Dover.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Help Task Force Figure Out Tilly Foster Farm's Future March 27
Members of the Tilly Foster Task Force Core Team helping to restructure the future of the 199-acre county-owned farm will hold their second public workshop at 3 p.m. March 27. At the first workshop Feb. 26, members of the public suggested a dozen working committees tackle everything from agriculture to water issues on the property on Route 312 in ... (more)
The Yorktown Daily Voice
Shrub Oak Business Owner Wins Trailblazer Award
The fourth annual award ceremony honored 35 Putnam County business professionals "who have been effective and inventive in business and the community," representatives said.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Accuser in rape trial: Trainer 'snapped' and raped me
The teen who accused her mother's ex-boyfriend of raping her in 2010 in her bedroom at her New York home, recalled Tuesday how Alexandru Hossu "snapped" and tossed her math homework.