Property Tax Cap without Mandate Relief Called ‘Insane’



State Assemblyman Dr. Steven Katz (center) is joined Monday at a Carmel news conference dealing with mandate relief and a proposed state tax cap by (l-r) Paul Eldridge, Jane Sandbank, Tom Manko, Jim Ryan and Sheriff Don Smith. Officials on the state,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

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Birds of Prey Attract Thousands

Eric Gross Thousands of people converged on the Green Chimneys School campus Sunday for Putnam County’s 19th annual Birds of Prey Day. More than 100 hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles were on display along with giant reptiles and even wild animal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dangerous Rescue in Putnam



Dan Valentine, left, and Michael Bowman are the two Cold Spring firefighters who climbed a nearly sheer rock face to rescue a hiker Friday evening. In the annals of rescues by the Cold Spring Fire Company, the save Friday night off a nearly sheer roc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Lawmakers Delay Lease, Cite Leibell Uncertainty



The Putnam Legislature has failed to approve a lease allowing for the relocation of the Patterson senior citizen program to the Lawlor Building, the town’s former municipal center that was renovated by the Hudson Valley Trust. The trust was fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

5,000 Fight Back



Mahopac’s 24-hour Relay for Life helps raise millions for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. More photos and full coverage on page 3. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jury’s Out on Secure Communities



Putnam Sheriff Don Smith called Governor Andrew Cuomo’s action last week to block New York’s participation in the federal Secure Communities Program an “impediment to law enforcement efforts in keeping New Yorkers safe.” The … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Changing of the Guard for Putnam Democrats



Carmel attorney Victor Grossman, a resident of Southeast, is the new chairman of the Putnam County Democratic Committee. Grossman succeeds Lynne Eckardt, who resigned from the position last week after serving for five years as chair, since she is se… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Relay for Life: 12 Years, $3 Million Raised




Al Lotrecchiano of Carmel gets a hug from Tracy Walsh, the 2011 Relay for Life chairwoman, on Lotrecchiano’s beating the dreaded disease. Relay for Life continues to be the area’s greatest fund-raising event. More than 5,000 men, women an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

9/11 Remembrance Gate and Memorial Park Dedicated



The 9/11 gates are closed as hundreds attending Friday’s ceremony stand in silence. Congresswoman Nan Hayworth called the Mahopac Fire Department’s Remembrance Gate and Memorial Park a “fitting memorial to those who ran in while oth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Box of Socks for Earthquake Survivors



Sharon Nakazato loads socks into her car for shipping to Japan. The Box of Socks was overflowing recently with donations for the Socks for Japan project coordinated by Mahopac Public Library. The request for socks for earthquake victims in Japan came… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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