Putnam County Newswire

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  1. 'Drug Crisis In Our Backyard' Explored At ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Cortlandt Daily Voice

    ... out here and not hiding in secrecy. This disease needs to be out in the open so our loved ones can get help." Putnam County Assistant District Attorney Joe Charbonneau said fatal overdoses in Putnam County went from 7 in 2010 to 20 in 2012, though ...

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  2. Putnam County Participates in Statewide STOP-DWI Enforcement EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith said, historically, the revelries and festivities marking St. Patrick's Day have given rise to increased incidents of impaired driving and drinking related crashes, resulting in injuries and deaths on New York roadways. In an effort to deter DWI offenses around St. Patrick's Day, the New York State Police, County Sheriffs, and local law enforcement agencies across the state were out in force last week, on the lookout for impaired drivers.

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  3. Carmel officials look into county-run police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News12.com

    Officials in Carmel are looking at the possibility of allowing Putnam County to run their police force.

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  4. 7 Felony Drug Charges for Brewster ParoleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A Brewster man faces multiple felony drug charges following a 3-month investigation into narcotics trafficking by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. In January, a deputy sheriff assigned to the Sheriff's Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit developed information that a resident of a local motel was engaged in the sale of prescription medications, cocaine and heroin.

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  5. Putnam Ranks No. 3 in State for Residents' HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Putnam County ranks among the top counties in New York in terms of personal and public health, according to this year's study by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. While the county clocked in at No.

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  6. Briarcliff Man Charged In Theft Of Credit Cards From Two GymsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

    Justin C. Marvin, a 35-year-old Briarcliff Manor resident, has been arrested and charged in the theft of credit cards at the New York Sports Club in Putnam Plaza and at Gold's Gym in the Shop Rite Plaza on Route 52, both in Carmel, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Police said that on Monday, March 16, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department received two complaints from the New York Sports Club, where victims had reported the theft of credit cards and other items from unlocked lockers at the club.

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  7. Cortlandt Man Charged After Being In Possession Of Drugs, Counterfeit BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Croton Daily Voice

    Akintunde Akinleye, a Cortlandt Manor man, and Alberto Aviles, a Putnam Valley man, have been arrested and charged after a traffic stop in which police learned there was a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, digital scale and counterfeit $100 bills in their vehicle, and both were subject of active arrest warrants on Sunday, March 15, according to Putnam County's Sheriff's Department. Police said on Sunday, March 15, at approximately 2:30 a.m., deputies assigned to the Narcotic Enforcement Unit observed a motorist commit several traffic violations on Route 6. Police said during an ensuing traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle was uncooperative and refused to comply with the deputies' instructions.

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  8. Mahopac Man Sees Dramatic Weight Loss Since Bariatric Surgery At PHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    Mahopac resident Louis Valentino, a bus driver for Putnam County, has shed 92 pounds since having weight-loss surgery at Putnam Hospital Center in September. CARMEL, N.Y. Over the last six months, Louis Valentino has seen his energy level rise, the pain in his knee fall and his physical abilities improve dramatically.

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  9. Danbury Business Spotlight: Plato's ClosetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    ... Danbury has long been a shopping destination for the surrounding areas from Ridgefield to New Milford to Putnam County, NY. That, combined with the fact that our sister store, Once Upon a Child, has been very successful for almost 16 years here, ...

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  10. Irvington HS Student Tardio Earns Third At Science FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

    Irvington High School science research student Ethan Tardio earned third place at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair in the cell and molecular biology category on Saturday, March 7. Tardio competed with more than 420 students from 33 high schools in Westchester and Putnam counties. WESEF is the largest and most competitive science fair in the region.

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  11. Westchester, Putnam Cast Members Make History With Stepinac ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    Archbishop Stepinac High School's acclaimed Drama Club has announced casting for its history-making production of Elton John's "Billy Elliot," which will be staged at the school's Major Bowes Theater during five performances in May. Stepinac sophomore Marc DeSanctis of Ossining will play the lead character of "Billy." He is one of 57 students including young women from neighboring high schools in Westchester and Putnam counties who will perform in the Tony Award-winning musical about a boy in a rough mining town in England who would rather dance than fight.

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  12. Man Charged With Cashing Counterfeit Checks In Carmel, SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Somers Daily Voice

    ... said. Kempson was arraigned at the Town of Southeast Court, where Judge Richard Vercollone remanded him to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond. His next court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. in ...

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  13. Bronx Man Accused of Cashing Forged Checks in Southeast and CarmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... pson was arraigned March 17 at the Town of Southeast Court, where Judge Richard Vercollone remanded him to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond. His next appearance is scheduled for March 24 in Carmel town court.

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  14. Garrison Man Charged With DWI In CortlandtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Yorktown Daily Voice

    Jonathan Colasurdo, 56, of Garrison, was arrested by New York State Police out of the Cortlandt barracks conducted a a DWI patrol in Westchester and Putnam counties. He was processed at the state police barracks in Cortlandt and is scheduled to appear in Phillipstown Town Court on April 8.

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  15. Felony DWI Charge for 19-year-old Convicted of Drunk Driving in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    ... DWI-related offense in 2013. Valencia was arraigned before the Town of Southeast Justice Court and sent to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. He is scheduled to return to court on April 16.

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  16. Odell Taps Anthony Sutton as Next Emergency Services CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Patch.com

    ... a paramedic supervisor in Port Chester. "I am honored that County Executive Odell has chosen me to lead the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. I believe my public safety career has prepared me to take on this critical responsibility." ...

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  17. Westchester County Has One of the Lowest Unemployment Rates in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Patch.com

    ... metro area had a combined unemployment rate of 5.4 percent, down from 6 percent in January 2014. Putnam County drove the engine for the new Dutchess-Putnam metro area, which posted a rate of 5.4 percent in January 2015 compared to a 6.2 percent ...

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  18. Putnam County Has One of the Lowest Unemployment Rates in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Patch.com

    ... State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for January 2015 this week-and Putnam County continues to have one of the lowest in the state. The unemployment rate in January was higher than in December, reflecting ...

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  19. North Salem Chamber Holding Digital Visibility Talk On WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    ... heir businesses online for over 15 years. He is Google and SEMPO certified, and is a digital media mentor with Putnam County SCORE.

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  20. Family Wellness Marketplace to Kick Off 2015 State of the County AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Patch.com

    A Family Wellness Marketplace at 5:30 p.m. March 12 will precede Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell's 2015 State of the County address. The expo and speech, with a reception afterward, will take place at the Putnam County Golf Course, 187 Hill Street in Mahopac.

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