Mahopac Full-Day Kindergarten Slashed

Emotional, Three-Hour Meeting

Superintendent of Schools Thomas Manko was frank with more than 200 residents attending a special meeting of the Mahopac Board of Education Tuesday night: “The difference between our revised budget and a contingency plan will be hardship versu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mahopac Remembers Its Veterans



Left: The Mahopac American Legion Poppy Girl for 2011, Samantha DeFrancesco, 6, is given a dollar donation by Barbara Cegar (left) President of the Putnam County American Legion Auxiliary, while Kathy Honigsberg, Unit President of the Mahopac Post 10… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Court Fight Pits Patterson Homeowners Against Builder



The pick-up truck and plow that Meadowbrook homeowners use to plow their own snow in an effort to keep costs down. They are embroiled in a dispute with the developer of the property. The American dream of a house in a country neighborhood has deterio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Carmel Man Arrested for Leaving Dog in Stifling Car



A German Shepherd like the one shown above was locked in an airtight car. Its owner was arrested. The chief of the recently formed Putnam County SPCA is amazed that “people don’t get it!” Ken Ross was summoned to the Putnam Plaza Sh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Indians Win Section 1 Championship



The Mahopac High boys lacrosse team erased a two-goal deficit late in the third quarter, and came back to beat Lakeland/Panas, 7-5, in the Section 1 Class A championship game last Thursday at the Suffern Middle School. Photo by Skip Pearlman. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

An Enthusiastic Approach Works Best

From The Chamber

  Have you ever noticed that some of today’s most inspiring leaders have a supply of seemingly endless passion and enthusiasm for their work? As the great Ralph Waldo Emerson once opined, “Nothing great was ever achieved without enth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lynne Eckardt Steps Down as Democratic Chair to Run for Southeast Town Board



There is a change in the ranks of the Putnam County Democratic Committee. Lynne Eckardt has stepped down as chair after announcing her candidacy to run on the Democratic line for Southeast Town Board in November. Eckardt, a 33-year resident of Sout… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG Rebate Program May Save County Tax Dollars



Putnam County will be taking advantage of a rebate program offered by the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation that will save taxpayer dollars. NYSEG representative Jason Malizia detailed his company’s initiative at a meeting of the leg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel-Kent Area Gets Head Start On Memorial Day



Left: Retired Major Robert Yost, his son Erik, and the family’s fourlegged member, Dutch, arrive early in Lake Carmel to recall those lost in battle. Top: Bagpiper John Reid of Stormville plays taps. Bottom: Karl Rohde leads the service with me… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Town and American Legion Host Humanitarian Effort



A huge 53-foot-long trailer arrived in Mahopac Wednesday and for the next two weeks residents are being asked to donate needed supplies to the tornado ravaged Joplin, Missouri, area where 149 people were killed last week. Carmel Supervisor Kenneth S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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