Putnam Moves to Cap County Landfill



Putnam County officials have taken a major step that will lead to the capping of its former landfill in Carmel. By a unanimous vote last week, the legislature agreed to move its access road to the site off Old Route 6 in Carmel since the former eas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Reservoir Capacity Near 100 Percent



Most of us wish to forget the winter of 2010-11, when snowstorm after snowstorm blanketed the region. The unusually stormy winter was followed by an unusually wet spring and early summer. While local residents yearn for sunny skies, officials at the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Student Wins $1,000 Oil Heat Scholarship



Samantha Hartshorn of Carmel, whose father has worked for 20 years as a driver for Sclafani Petroleum, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Hudson Valley Oil Heat Council. Other winners were: David A. Amthor Jr. of the hamlet of Wallkill; Shannon … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christopher Manahan Named Eagle Scout



Christopher Manahan is lauded by Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt at his Eagle Scout ceremony. Christopher Manahan’s Eagle Scout Leadership Service project will benefit residents of Putnam’s largest municipality for years to come. Christ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Watercolors at the Library



Le Radis, by Suzanne Babineau Fifty-two watercolors, created by members of the Northern Westchester Watercolor Society, are currently on display in the Third Floor Gallery at Mahopac Public Library. The variety of subject matter – ranging from … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Neighborly Dispute Leads to Arrest



Carmel Police Chief Michael Johnson described a fracas as a “neighborly dispute” that escalated with the arrest of the complainant. Last Thursday at 12 midnight, police were summoned to Lake Secor for a report of a domestic disturbance. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Triploid Carp Approved For Teakettle Spout Lake



Dozens of triploid carp will be calling Teakettle Spout Lake in Mahopac home later this year. The sterile fish that eat their weight in vegetation each day will be used to ease the algae blooms and vegetation growth that is slowly choking the lake. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Stress Reduction Technique Working Wonders



Lori, shown here, said “The client comes in wound tight like a ball and you leave feeling like a million dollars, relaxed and happy.” The ancient Japanese art of Reiki is around the lives of many Putnam residents thanks to the efforts of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Seniors: Time to Log in at Computer Classes



Senior residents interested in learning about computers can register for a variety of classes being offered this fall by the Putnam Office for the Aging, Computer Learning Center for Seniors at two locations, the William Koehler Senior Center, Route… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Board to Meet in August



The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District will hold its next Regular Monthly Baord Meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in the Lakeview School Library. The Board will convene at 7:00 p.m. and upon convening, the board… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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