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. Username Password Remember Me […]

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.

We’ll Miss You, Chief Put-Put



Dear Editor: For the past 30 years we have been “walking the trail” with The Putnam Sportsman’s Lynn Greenwood. Like so many of his avid readers, the column was the first thing we turned to when we opened the Courier. Lynn alwa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Right Man for the Job



Dear Editor: I have lived in Carmel since 1957 and have seen many people holding political positions, and one man that stands out over all of them is Frank Del Campo. Of all the town supervisors he was the best, in my opinion. You just had to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

A Temerarious Proposition



Dear Editor: On January 1, the Putnam County Legislature will be selecting our next County Executive. Putnam County has historically been a family oriented conservative bedroom community. Putnam County is the only republican majority county betw… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

JOHN G. GREEN SR.



John G. Green Sr., age 75, of Riviera Beach, FL, passed away on December 15, 2010. He was the son of the late Gilbert and Josephine Green. He resided in Carmel before moving to Florida 22 years ago. He served his country in the US Army. He was employed by Metro North as an engineer. Until his illness of Alzheimer’s […]