Dishing Up Fresh, Local Fare in Mahopac



Hannah Hopkins, chef and co-owner ERIC Hannah and Kevin Hopkins first met at a punk-rock show in New Haven. Kevin was a connoisseur of the genre, having loved 80’s bands like Minor Threat and Bad Brains. The pair fell for each other, and after… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

PUTNAM PEOpLE

Chronicling the Accomplishments of Putnamites

Airman Paul Z. Plateroti • Air Force Airman PAUL Z. PLATEROTI graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘The Gift of the Magi’



ELISe MATICH ONE dollar and eightyseven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheeks burned with the silent … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Let’s Play a Game . . . Where in the County is The Courier?



If you can identify this location in Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, December 14, between 10 and 10:15am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise!  … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAR mEL

Town of Carmel seeks volunteers

It must be a sign of the times! Volunteerism is waning in the Town of Carmel, as officials report seven vacancies existing on a variety of municipal boards and committees. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt reported the openings last week, telling the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

KENT

Town Board meets to discuss Emergency Response Team

Monday’s Kent Town Board meeting, included a working session to deal with the questions related to Putnam County’s Emergency Response Team, especially what some board members thought was Kent’s unfair share of the cost as well as … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MA HOPAC

Board of Education meeting draws enthusiastic students

The December Mahopac Board of Education meeting was packed, both with students and with enthusiasm. During the curriculum report, Middle School Principal Ira Gurkin introduced two presentations on the unique features of Mahopac’s curriculum, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Senior Center construction halted



The future of the new Kent Senior Center planned for Ludingtonville Road near the Putnam-Dutchess County line is now in the hands of the New York State Legislature. By a unanimous vote last week, the Putnam Legislature decided to halt all work on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Loud fire siren is retired



The area’s most intrusive fire siren has been silenced. The radius alarm that sat atop a 50- foot utility pole adjacent to Mahopac Fire Department headquarters on Route 6 at Croton Falls Road was removed last week after residents of Mahopac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Welcome to Mahopac’ signs dedicated



A new Welcome to Mahopac sign is unveiled last week on Route 6 at Crane Road in Mahopac by Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt, developer Paul Camarda, Boy Scout Charles Capozza and Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Peter Bardunias. Two n… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.