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Police Recover Bodies of Hunting Guides; Mahopac Brothers Still Missing

June 15, 2018

LOWELL, IDAHO - The bodies of the two guides who had been leading two Mahopac brothers on a bear-hunting trip in Idaho were found this week.

The guides, along with Mahopac brothers Raymond and Jesse Ferrieri, ages 24 and 21, went missing while bear hunting in the Bitterroot National Forest along the Idaho/Montana border after the SUV they were riding in crashed into the Selway River on May 21.

Carmel PD Officer Dies in Motorcycle Crash

KENT, N.Y. - A Carmel police officer was killed Thursday (June 7) when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a U.S. postal truck on Route 301 in Kent.

Kent police said they received a 9-1-1 call at around 4:30 p.m. reporting the crash on Route 301 near the area of Nimham Road. The first officers on the scene discovered the postal truck situated diagonally across the roadway with a ...

Schmitt Asks State Reps to Aid in Search of Missing Brothers

GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO - Town Supervisor Ken Schmitt has asked lawmakers in Idaho and Montana to provide resources that would enable the Idaho County Sheriff’s Department to continue its search for two missing Mahopac brothers.

Brothers Raymond and Jesse Ferrieri, ages 24 and 21, went missing while bear hunting in the Bitterroot National Forest along the Idaho/Montana border after the ...

Two More Town Parks to Get Surveillance Cams

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The town’s ongoing efforts to install video surveillance cameras in all of its parks took another step forward last week when Recreation Director Jim Gilchrist laid out plans to set up the devices in Camarda Park and the dog park at Sycamore Park.

Last year, the town installed cameras in Chamber Park and McDonough Park.

Gilchrist told the Town Board at its May 9 ...

Town Looks to Restrict Parking on Shoulder of ‘Restaurant Row’

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Putnam County Traffic Safety Board has recommended that parking be prohibited on the shoulders of Route 6 a distance of 30 feet on each side of a restaurant’s entrance and exit in the area known as Restaurant Row in Mahopac.

The Town Board has enthusiastically endorsed the plan.

Carmel Police Lt. John Dearman, who sits on the Traffic Safety Board, presented the ...

Weary Putnam Slowly Recovering After Violent Storm

PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. - County Executive MaryEllen Odell led Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state representatives through the storm-ravaged areas of Putnam County on Wednesday, May 16, to show the damage incurred from Tuesday’s storm that created a trail of destruction throughout the Hudson Valley and left thousands without power and blocked roads with hundreds of downed trees.

The ...

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