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Carmel PD Adds New Officer, Promotes Another

May 15, 2020

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Carmel Police Department welcomed another new police officer to its ranks last week when Supervisor Ken Schmitt swore in Devon Sanborn.  

Sanborn is a 2012 graduate of R.C. Ketcham High School and a Wappingers Falls resident. He previously worked for the Wallkill Police Department and attended the Rockland County Police Academy, graduating in June 2019.

Sanborn ...

In Praise of Heroes

CARMEL, N.Y. - The first responders of Putnam County paid tribute to the doctors, nurses and staff members of Putnam Hospital Center on Saturday, April 11, with a parade that began at Putnam Plaza in Carmel (Tops supermarket) and proceeded to the hospital. There, the hospital staff came outside and received a standing ovation from firefighters, EMS workers, emergency services staff members and ...

‘He Made the County a Better Place To Live’— Former Police Chief Greg Amato Dies

[Editor's note: This is an updated version of the story that appeared on TAPInto this past weekend.]

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac resident and former Carmel Police Chief Gregory Amato died Saturday, April 18, after a long illness. He was 77.

Amato served in the Carmel PD for 34 years and retired in 1998 as chief. He also served as a trustee for the Carmel Historical Society and co-authored ...

Carmel Woman Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

CARMEL, N.Y. - After a lengthy investigation, the Putnam County SPCA has arrested and charged a Carmel woman with several crimes in regard to the abuse of three dogs.

Tammy M. Williams of Sunset Boulevard, Carmel, was arrested in relation to the three severely emaciated pit bulls found abandoned on Tinker Hill Road in Putnam Valley on March 2. Williams was charged with three counts of animal ...

Local First Responders Receive Much-Needed Masks

CARMEL, N.Y. - Putnam County first responders are in receipt of a much-needed donation of 4,000 surgical masks which will help protect them and their patients during this fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation comes from the ITCS Group, a Hong Kong-based company, through its U.S. partner, Lawton Enterprises, LLC.

Jim Stasiak, chief of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, accepted ...

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Virtual Symposium: Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam 2020 Race Amity Symposium

June 1, 2020

Virtual Symposium: Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam 2020 Race Amity Symposium
June 13 & 14 (See schedule for times)

Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam is happy to invite you to join us for the 2020 Race Amity Symposium on June 13th and 14th. For the past two years, RANWP celebrated Race Amity Day here at the Somers Library.  This year, we will join ...