Putnam County Newswire

Putnam County Newswire

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  1. Hundreds Of Westchester Educators Call On Cuomo To 'Get It Right'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    HARRISON, N.Y. Some of the top educators in Westchester and Putnam County came together as an "unaffiliated team" in Harrison to call for the "immediate suspension" of the adopted education reform that was included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's most recent state budget. More than 200 teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, parents and students representing 40 school districts gathered at the Harrison High School auditorium, where they spoke out against Cuomo's Education Transformation Act of 2015, which emphasizes even more importance on state standardized testing and infrequent, independent teacher evaluations.

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  2. Stabbing at the Bull and Barrel: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Robert A. Petrocine, 24, faces charges of Assault 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. On May 23, state troopers were dispatched by Putnam County 911 to a dispute in the parking area of the Bull and Barrel Restaurant on State Route 22. Before they arrived, they were advised by 911 that one of the subjects involved in the altercation had been stabbed and that a suspect had fled the location in a red Jeep.

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  3. Schumer Calls On Additional Penalties For 'Swatting'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Police officials from several nearby municipalities were on hand Saturday to aid the Eastchester police in the faux-hostage situation. Photo Credit: EASTCHESTER, N.Y. Following a pair of "swatting" attacks in Westchester and Putnam County, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced legislation to increase penalties for perpetrators making deliberately false alerts that cost police time, money and man hours.

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  4. Pataki's Campaign For President Expected To Begin In New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pleasantville Daily Voice

    ... governor plans to launch his first presidential campaign on Thursday in Exeter, N.H. Now living in the Putnam County hamlet of Garrison, Pataki has visited New Hampshire nine times during the past year and the other key early primary states of Iowa ...

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  5. Lake Peekskill Resident Charged With Failure To Appear In Yorktown CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Yorktown Daily Voice

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. A Putnam County woman recently surrendered to Yorktown authorities on a failure to appear charge, according to a press release from the Yorktown Police Department. Gail Gallante, 63, of Lake Peekskill in Putnam Valley, turned herself in on the evening of Tuesday, May 19, according to police.

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  6. 2015 Best in Backyards Bull Burger BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... Judging the event are Mike Bennett of 100.7 WHUD; Jennifer Maher of J.Philip Commercial Group and the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce; Thom Ianniccari of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce and Allan Twitty Insurance; and Bill Pope of ...

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  7. Everyone in the Pool: Time to Review Safety TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Patch.com

    Memorial Day weekend is here! Here's some advice for parents and kids from the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County. Swimming and other recreational water sports offer relief from the hot, humid days of summer and provide a great way to exercise.

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  8. Photo Archive: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Dan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Playbill

    Earlier this week it was announced that the nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will reunite for a special one-night-only ten-year anniversary concert July 6 at 7:30 PM at Town Hall Theatre in New York. Front Row : Celia Keenan-Bolger, Dan Fogler, Sarah Saltzberg, Back Row : Jose Llana, Debroah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Scheduled to perform in the reunion concert are Derrick Baskin , Deborah S. Craig , Jesse Tyler Ferguson , Dan Fogler , Lisa Howard , Celia Keenan-Bolger , Jose Llana , Jay Reiss , and Sarah Saltzberg .

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  9. Blind but Not DisabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... wrote are still sung every week from coast to coast and around the world. She was born Frances Jane Crosby in Putnam County, New York, in 1820. She died in February 1915, just a month short of her 95th birthday. And what a long life of achievement ...

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  10. Best Gas Prices In And Around North SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. Before you head out for Memorial Day weekend, find out where the best gas prices are in the North Salem and Putnam areas.

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  11. Memorial Day Ceremonies and Events in and near New CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    ... Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Survivor Outreach Services Program Manager, United States Army Garrison ACS. Putnam County Joint Veterans Council: John Morris Memorial Watchfire Vigil, each night 6 PM-6AM May 22, 23,24 Opening Ceremony Friday 7:00 ...

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  12. Everyone in the Pool: Safety Tips from Child Advocacy Center of Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    ... provide a great way to exercise. In recognition of National Water Safety Month, the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County would like to share some important tips in order to exercise caution and good safety. According to the CDC, every day two ...

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  13. Sheriff's Office Names Patrol Boats after 4 Putnam County War HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    The event was attended by a number of local, county, and state government officials, and by an audience of dozens of military veterans and police officers and their supporters. The four heroes for whom boats were named were all Putnam County residents.

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  14. Courthouse plans to step up securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Putnam County Sentinel

    Security continues to be an ongoing issue at the Putnam County Courthouse. On Tuesday, May 5, members of the Putnam County Security Committee met to review current security procedures and equipment and make recommendations for increased security.

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  15. Man Faces Charge Of Impersonating Peekskill FirefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Yorktown Daily Voice

    Fuad Aljamal, 32, of Mahopac, was arrested Friday after being accused of impersonating a Peekskill firefighter, according to a press release from the New York State Police. MAHOPAC, N.Y. A Putnam County man was arrested Friday on charges of impersonating a Peekskill firefighter, according to a press release from the New York State Police.

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  16. False report locks down school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | News12.com

    Officials say there was no immediate threat to either district, and students and staff are safe. Police say a false report of a hostage situation at a Garrison home Thursday morning caused a one-hour lockout at several Putnam County schools.

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  17. DEC Issues Water Permits for 1st Algonquin Pipeline Expansion ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Patch.com

    ... existing Stony Point Compression station in Rockland County and another at the Southeast Compressor Station in Putnam County. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has primary jurisdiction for the environmental review of interstate ...

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  18. Police Name Man Fatally Shot After Entering Mahopac HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Lewisboro Daily Voice

    ... several gunshot wounds to his torso. Miraglia, also a Mahopac resident, was pronounced dead at the site by Putnam County Coroner Daniel Stephens, police said, adding that an autopsy was performed at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Police added ...

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  19. Police Name Intruder Fatally Shot At Mahopac HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Croton Daily Voice

    ... several gunshot wounds to his torso. Miraglia, also a Mahopac resident, was pronounced dead at the site by Putnam County Coroner Daniel Stephens, police said, adding that an autopsy was performed at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Police added ...

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  20. Southeast Bicyclist Struck, Killed In PattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Lewisboro Daily Voice

    PATTERSON, N.Y. A Southeast man was struck and killed in Patterson by a motorist under the influence of drugs, according to a press release from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Alan D. Taylor, 62, of Shore Drive, Southeast, was riding his bicycle Tuesday on Fair Street in Patterson when a 2001 Buick that had illegally driven onto the shoulder of the roadway hit him, according to the Sheriff's Department.

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