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16 hrs ago | The Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Man Charged With DWI After Driving Through Fence, Over Wall

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department charged a Yonkers man with driving while intoxicated after he allegedly drove through a fence and over a rock wall in Patterson on Saturday, July 26, officials said.


Related Topix: Yonkers, NY, Patterson, NY

20 hrs ago | Empire State News

Court ruling requiries Putnam landowner to clean up illegal landfill that polluted NYC reservoir

NEW YORK A State Supreme Court ruling holds a landowner and his contractor liable for illegally operating a landfill and discharging pollution into a New York City drinking water source that has historically provided water to 1 million New Yorkers daily.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Victor, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The North Salem Daily Voice

Croton Falls Firefighters March In Brewster Parade

Firefighters from across Putnam County and beyond marched in the Brewster Volunteer Fire Department's annual parade, which was held on Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Croton Falls, NY, Fire, Brewster, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Somers Daily Voice

Independence Party Backs Falk's Somers District Assembly Bid

Andrew Falk, D, I, WF-Patterson, has been endorsed by the Independence Party, inviting and authorizing his Assembly candidacy on the Independence line.


Related Topix: Patterson, NY, Carmel, NY, Putnam Valley, NY, Somers, NY, Westchester County, NY

Daylight DWI Arrest

New York State Police from the Brewster barracks charged a Pawling, NY man with drunk driving at 12:05 p.m. July 22. Troopers were dispatched by Putnam County 911 to investigate an erratic vehicle reported to be traveling on State Route 22. The suspect vehicle was located at the intersection of Route 22 and Route 311.


Related Topix: Brewster, NY, Pawling, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Woman Reports Attempted Attack on Putnam County Trailway

Police are searching for a bicyclist who reportedly harassed a woman on the Putnam County Trailway July 1. The incident occurred along the trailway in the vicinity of Crafts Road in Carmel at about 1:40 p.m. The woman told police a man operating a bicycle circled her several times and then approached her.


Related Topix: Carmel, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

North Carolina Fugitive Wanted for Attempted Armed Robbery in Southeast Arrested

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports Tuesday that the man wanted on a parole violation warrant from North Carolina who is suspected of committing several violent felony crimes throughout Putnam County has been arrested.


Related Topix: Putnam Lake, NY, Carmel, NY

Brewster Man, Ex-NYPD Cop Faces Sentencing After Punching Disabled Man

According to the Putnam County District Attorney's Office , Mario Zeoli, 50, of Brewster, has been convicted after punching a quadriplegic man.


Related Topix: Brewster, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Scientists: 'micro earthquake' in Hudson Highlands

It was recorded at 10:46 a.m. in a heavily wooded area of Garrison in Putnam County, about 3 miles beneath the Appalachian Trail.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Garrison, NY, Peekskill, NY, Westchester County, NY

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Carmel Man Arrested for Harassing Southeast Woman

The following information was provided by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department-- Putnam County Man Charged in Making Threatening Text Messages Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:20 Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 20 year-old Carmel man on criminal charges stemming from his alleged involvement in repeatedly sending threatening text ... (more)


Related Topix: Carmel, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Peekskill Daily Voice

Former Peekskill Resident Libby Pataki Applauds Saving Of Farm

The Town of Southeast is hosting the Tilly Foster Country Fair at Tilly Foster Farm at 100 Route 312.


Related Topix: Peekskill, NY, Agriculture, Science, Somers, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Woman's Body Found Floating in Hudson River Tuesday

Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith reported the body of a woman was found floating in the Hudson River on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by a passing boater.


Related Topix: Rockland County, NY, Garrison, NY, Highland Falls, NY