Man Charged in Garrison Murder

Lake Peekskill resident faces 25 to life for killing; had planned on robbing John Marcinak's garage

Anthony Grigoroff Sheriff Donald Smith announced the arrest Tuesday of a Lake Peekskill man in connection with the New Year’s Eve killing of John Marcinak, the popular owner of the Garrison Garage and towing business. Anthony Grigoroff, 18, of 52 M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Drunk Driver Kills Mother and Daughter in Brewster



Firefighters and EMS providers cover the front of the damaged truck with a tarpaulin as Coroner Dr. Daniel Stephens (back to camera) pronounces the little girl dead. Photo by Eric Gross Parents are giving their youngsters an extra hug today in the w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Republicans Revolt in Albany

With GOP takeover, Sen. Leibell returns to leadership

State Senator Vincent Leibell is back in a leadership role in Albany after Republicans and two dissident Democrats took control of the New York State Senate Monday by voting to throw the fledging Democratic majority out of power. The decision by t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DeStefano Aims to Unseat Smith

Cites NYPD experience

As retired New York City Police Captain Andrew DeStefano kicked off his bid to become the next Sheriff of Putnam, he told his audiences, “I’m a cop, not a politician. And this isn’t a campaign; its an application process.” The insurgent effort of D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Rough Week for Mahopac Schools

Two cases of swine flu and a bomb scare

It’s been a difficult week in the Mahopac School District! First came two confirmed cases of Novel H1N1 influenza, commonly called Swine Flu; then last Friday a suspicious device left at Mahopac High School prompted the evacuation of not only the h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Half Moon Returns to Hudson River



The John J. Harvey fire boat sprays water into the Hudson, as the Half Moon sails by. Photo by Michael Turton On the afternoon of Sunday, June 7, crowds gathered along Philipstown’s Hudson shores, and waited. They waited for minutes, and then hours,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Alliance Advocates for Local Businesses



Four members of the Putnam County Independent Business Alliance got together last week to brainstorm, (l-r) Jim Byron, Dr. Joseph Ross, Bill Evans and Rich Osmers. Photo by Eric Gross A group of entrepreneurs across Putnam County who realize the val… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Confirms New Appointments



Appointments to various committees, boards, and advisory agencies are normally made at the beginning of a new year. Putnam lawmakers, however, appointed a number of people to unpaid positions at last week’s regular monthly meeting of the County Le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Bar Association Honors Justice O’Rourke



(Above) The board of the Putnam County Bar Association On Thursday June 4th, at The Garrison, overlooking the beautiful Hudson River, more than 75 attorneys and court personnel attended the Putnam County Bar Association Annual Dinner to celebrate th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Birds of Prey Bring the Rich and Famous to Putnam County



Green Chimneys wildlife caretaker and rehabilitator Colleen Owen of Putnam Valley displays a red tail hawk. Talk about a happening! The Green Chimneys campus attracted more than 6,000 people Sunday when the residential school and wildlife sanctuary … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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