No Greater Love

Carmel remembers Officer John Falcone, slain while saving the life of a toddler

Officer John Falcone By Thursday morning at 10am, thousands of police officers from across the U.S. will have traveled to St. James the Apostle Catholic Church in Carmel to pay their respects to the family of John Falcone, a Poughkeepsie police offic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

‘I’m Guilty,’ Admits Patterson Road Boss



Charles Williams, the longtime Patterson highway superintendent, stands well over six feet tall with broad shoulders, a shaved head, and goatee. But despite his imposing features, the man, who has been accused of bullying on several occasions, succu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball: Death to Cop Killers



On Monday, State Senator Greg Ball (40th district), with senate colleague Martin Golden of Brooklyn, will introduce a bill to allow New York State to impose the death penalty on cop killers and terrorists. The bill’s introduction comes in the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Heats Up an Arctic Morning



Smoke pours from the second floor of a building on Route 52 in Lake Carmel early Sunday as firefighters arrive at Chris’ Automotive Service. Arctic-like conditions greeted firefighters from several departments early Sunday when a blaze broke ou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chamber Seeks a Director



Last week, Peter Bardunias announced that he will stepping down from his post as President and CEO of the Carmel/Mahopac Chamber of Commerce as of March 15 to take a new job upstate. Jennifer Maher, Chairwoman of both the Putnam County Chambers of C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Constant Change is a Fact of Life




  Forty-four years is a long time. In 1966 gas was 30 cents a gallon, $30,000 homes were considered expensive and wi-fi, cell phones and even Ataris were an engineer’s dream. My wife and I were born that year, beginning a journey that brou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel A&P to Close



The dairy aisle at the Carmel A&P is virtually empty Friday evening except for an employee stocking shelves and a shopper purchasing fresh milk. It came as no surprise to employees and loyal shoppers of the Carmel A&P Supermarket. The anchor … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHS Hoops Benefits Putnam CAP



Representatives of the CHS Student Organization and their faculty advisor Jennifer Zupan (left) meet with Marisa O’Leary and CHS Principal Kevin Carroll. The students, Jesse McGrath Gerosa, Nick D’Apice, and Kerri Knippenberg present a ch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sign Up for Community Basketball Shoot-Out



During the past two years the Carmel Rotary Basketball Shoot-out has enabled area service and youth organizations to raise more than $27,000 needed to support community programs. This year’s shoot-out is planned for March 13 at Carmel High Sch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garbage Business Picking Up in Carmel



Trash removal is big business in the Carmel-Mahopac area. The Carmel Town Board licensed five carters to collect refuse last week including Tompkins Disposal Services, Bria Carting, AAA Carting and Rubbish Services, Royal Carting Service, and Sani-P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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