Burst Pipe Forces Closure of CHS Gymnasium



A burst pipe in the heating system at Carmel High School has forced school officials to close the heavily used CHS gymnasium for at least the next 10 days. Superintendent Dr. James Ryan said the gym floor was damaged by the leaking water, with repai… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Valentines for Hospitalized Vets



Joseph Colavito and Phil Zachman collect greetings from children at St. James School in Carmel last week. Veterans hospitalized at the Castle Point Veterans Hospital in Dutchess County are enjoying Valentine’s Day in a special way this week tha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Falls Man Indicted for Murder



The brutal Christmas-eve slaying of a 19-year-old woman from Mahopac Falls by her drunken husband was one of the county’s most heinous crimes in 2010. Now that man has been indicted by a Putnam County grand jury on charges of murder. The body … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac VFW Ice Fishing Derby Attracts People of All Ages



Bernard Boccia teaches the techniques of ice fishing. The weatherman cooperated for once this winter when the Greater Mahopac Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5491 hosted its annual Community Events and Ice Fishing Derby. With temperatures hovering near… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Recruits Area Teens for Drug Ring



A Mahopac man has been accused of operating a marijuana distribution ring involving area teens aged 14 to 19. Carmel Police announced the arrest Monday of Tomas Makaj, 19, in connection with the operation. Lt. Brian Karst alleged the network had bee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Firefighters Avert Calamity for Mahopac Restaurateur



Sal Barone of Mahopac feared the worst when receiving a phone call at 6am reporting his recently opened restaurant in Mohegan Lake was ablaze. Thanks to the efforts of firefighters from Mohegan Lake, Mahopac Falls, and Yorktown, the blaze that began… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rights, Yee Team Up With Political Newcomer



With three Southeast town board slots up for election this fall, three people, including two incumbents, have already announced their candidacy. The incumbents, Supervisor Michael Rights and Councilman Dwight Yee, announced Wednesday evening that th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Area Man Accused of Threatening Teenage Girls



A Lake Carmel man faces charges of menacing, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment for allegedly threatening three teenaged girls. Kent Police reported the arrest last week of Eric Peyser, 37, after complaints were signed by t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Learn to Luge in Patterson



With the 2010-11 Luge World Cup winding down, USA Luge and Thunder Ridge Ski Area in Patterson, NY are challenging winter sports fans to experience the thrill of luge and take a shot at glory during the Luge Challenge at Thunder Ridge in Patterson, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Students Send Valentine Wishes to Hospital Patients



The students of Brewster High School and the Henry G. Wells Middle School eighth graders thought to share their hearts—and their good wishes—with the patients at Putnam Hospital Center by creating over 340 valentines designed to be distri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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