Class of 1955 Celebrates 55 Years



Members of the Carmel High School Class of 1955 gathered for their 55th reunion last week. Classmates fifty-five years ago at Carmel High School came from near and far to reunite at a gala that will be remembered for some time. Gerald Russo return… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Training for Disaster



Hands get ready to lift the “victim” from the wreckage. Firefighters and EMS providers from four area departments are now better prepared to deal with a mass casualty incident following a realistic training exercise. Last Thursday evenin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Street Signs Coming to Lake Secor



Street signs are coming to Lake Secor. Residents of the densely settled community located in western Mahopac submitted a petition last week to the Carmel Town Board seeking assistance in getting street name signs erected at 11 intersections. Davi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Relative Gets Lead Foot for Helping Hand



A Mahopac man’s desire to help a relative move his car from a garage resulted in chaos when the driver hit the gas pedal, believing the auto was in reverse. Carmel Police and Mahopac Falls Fire Department personnel were summoned to 3 Hillto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Teen Recognized at Awards Breakfast



Right : Mannion O’Connor, of Kent, received the ‘Special Youth Award.’ The presenter is Joe Whalen, Execut ive Di rector of Green Chimneys of Brewster. The Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN) Awards Breakfast, held on September… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Walk to Fight ALS with Notre Dame Club



Gus Raspitha with daughter Elena Raspitha Hughes and granddaughter Ava Hughes. Surrounded by the autumn glory of the Hudson Valley, a band of walkers will traverse the Walkway Over the Hudson October 17 in an effort battle a brutal disease that impa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Roadside Birth for Putnam Baby

Luckily dad is a pol ice of f icer and mom is a paramedic.

The stork wouldn’t wait, but thanks to mom and dad being trained in emergency childbirth, Putnam’s newest resident made it through his ordeal without a hitch. The time was 5:25am Wednesday when dispatcher Shawn Madsen received a call … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Our Neighbors

From Near Death Experience to Survival Story

Sandra Berry of New Milford goes up and down the same set of stairs in her house countless times a day—a task so simple and natural it hardly requires thought. However, a misstep on the stairs in April nearly ended Berry’s life. She ski… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gardening Gusto

Praise for ‘Taters

  Although we often think of potatoes as ubiquitous, they originated solely from a tiny area isolated high in the Andes. The potato had been domesticated there (in what is now Peru) since 3000 BC because corn, the usual staple, would not grow a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

90 Years Ago 2 O ct. 15, 1920

Hang It Up We are sending out as supplements in this issue a fine portrait of the candidates on our national ticket. If you sympathize with their cause hang it up on the outer walls to show where you stand on the issues in this campaign. A V… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]


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