PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Putnam County.
- Michael Klein, former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, was charged with embezzling more than $5.7 million Wednesday, said Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
- A Brewster woman was arrested and charged Tuesday with burglarizing a home in Garrison after her image was captured on a home surveillance camera meant to monitor his dogs and posted on the Internet.
- A missing wallaby possibly has been sighted in North Salem.
- Yorktown police are warning residents to stay alert after receiving a video of what appears to be large, dark-colored bobcat in the vicinity of Baldwin Road.
- Three teens are facing drug possession charges after a stop on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County last week.
- One of the victims of the Orlando shooting was 33-year-old Rockland native Shane Tomlinson.
- A Westchester man has been rescued after jumping from the Tappan Zee Bridge span at around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to reports.
- Brewster students sang their hearts out at an American Young Voices concert in New Jersey recently.
- A dancer with Tap-N-Toes in Brewster has won a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet.
- J. Philip Real Estate, a lower Hudson Valley-based independent brokerage, announced Monday the firm has hired six new agents to service the agency’s growing client base and increased first-quarter sales in Putnam.
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