PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following is a round-up of the top stories of the week in Putnam County.
- Alexander King, a Southeast man, is facing charges after he rammed into another driver on I-84 and fled the scene, state police said.
- A federal indictment against a Putnam Valley man accused in a multi-million-dollar stock scheme has been thrown out , according to multiple media outlets.
- In a first for the Mahopac Falls Academy, one of its own has been honored as a BOCES Student of Distinction.
- The Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) recently announced its acquisition of three land parcels to permanently conserve more than 350 acres on Granite Mountain in Putnam Valley.
- Indy, the 8-year-old North Salem wallaby that has been missing for almost three years, was recently spotted in Yorktown, according to the owner of the animal native to Australia labeled as smaller cousins to kangaroos.
- Putnam County health officials are warning residents that more than 32 percent of homes have been deemed "high risk" for radon.
- As a big, tough Marine, Somers resident Jack Foley had to be prepared for anything. But he wasn’t ready for the rush of emotions he felt during his recent homecoming.
- Sex offenders in New York can go unaccounted for days and weeks at a time if they change their addresses. Two Hudson Valley legislators are looking to change that.
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