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FROM THE CHAMBER

  spent with loved ones. Grandma’s holiday dishes were legendary, and over the years new faces made their arrival in our home. New children joined the family, new friends and acquaintances came our way. Santa even brought a cat one year, t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Chamber of Commerce Plays Santa



In what has become an eagerlyanticipated holiday tradition, the members of the Greater Mahopac- Carmel Chamber of Commerce recently donated over 175 teddy bears and other stuffed animals, to Putnam Hospital Center to distribute to its pediatric inpat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Political Nonprofits: Building Community or Aiding Corruption?



  Government officials with ties to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations beware. Recent investigations of two New York state senators—Democrat Pedro Espada and Republican Vincent Leibell—have increased scrutiny of nonprofits that were o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Executive Indecision

Politicians angle behind the scenes to determine county’s interim leader

There seems to be a significant amount of confusion and disagreement among Putnam’s political leaders as to whom the legislature will name interim county executive on New Year’s Day. Legislator Mary Ellen Odell appears to have some suppo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Sweeney family



The Sweeney family home, in Lake Carmel, is all decked out and ready for Christmas. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gas Prices Soar for the Holidays



As the price of gasoline continues to climb, it’s been a painful experience this holiday season filling up the family car. The Energy Information Administration reported this week that a gallon of unleaded fuel has skyrocketed by 17 cents s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Man Behind the Christmas Classics



Toys from the popular Rankin/Bass Christmas programs gather around a collection of DVDs. It is a lonely aspect of life, but sometimes everyone feels like they belong on the Island of Misfit Toys. They might think they are like a train with square … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Correction



Last week’s story “Nonprofits Undergo Scrutiny” indicated that Joe DiVestea, president of the Putnam Community Foundation, was also president of the Putnam Hospital Center. DiVestea only served on the hospital’s Board of Dir… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Steamy Vehicle Fire is a High Visibility Distraction on I-84



A car burning on I-84 in Patterson in 10-degree temperatures. Flames, smoke and steam were visible for quite a distance when a car was destroyed by fire in Patterson. The blaze broke out last week on the eastbound exit ramp off I-84. With temperat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Home Invasion Solved



A Yonkers man already incarcerated in Westchester on robbery charges is now facing additional jail time in Putnam for allegedly entering a home in Mahopac. The Putnam Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest last week of Joseph Corbett, 32… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.