Halloween parade brings out kids

Carmel parade a hit

Cops and their prisoner took home a trophy. The boys include 5-year-old twins Kevin and Kyle Greenwood, Jonathan Green, 7 and Jayden Castillo, 5. The tin man, goldilocks, police officers and their prisoner were joined by a clown, a 1970s go-go girl, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

I-84 Rock Throwing Probed



State Police called it a double miracle that no one was seriously injured or even killed when rocks thrown by unknown individuals from a cliff over I-84 in Southeast came crashing through the windshields of two passing cars. In the first instance la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Only Memories Will Be Left at Closed Garden St. School



By a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, the Brewster Board of Education decided to implement a redistricting plan resulting in the closing of the Garden Street Elementary School. The vote was largely a formality, as the closing had been expected follow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patriotism and Tears at Police Dinner



Rich Miller thanks FOP President O’Neill for his kind words. Rich Miller received a standing ovation after telling his story to a SRO audience of more than 150 members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MaryEllen Odell, Republican



MaryEllen Odell As MaryEllen Odell traverses Putnam County, the contrast between last year’s campaign for County Executive and this year’s is striking. Night and day might better encapsulate it. Last year, as she put it a few days ago, sh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Alan Schneider, Democrat



Alan Schneider Alan Schneider, 62, is the kind of candidate who shows up at an interview with his own tape recorder, just to make sure he’s not misquoted. He speaks with determination about being a single father, raising four kids on his own af… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Leaders Blast State Bureaucracy



Two dozen business leaders criticized the bureaucracy in Albany during a forum in Mahopac calling for fiscal constraint and mandate relief. Assemblyman Steve Katz, who represents constituents in Carmel, Southeast, Patterson, Pawling, North Salem, So… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mend-A-Heart Raises $7,000 For Heart Association



Jane Smith (center) and her committee members give a thumbs-up after tabulating the results of this year’s Mend-A-Heart fundraiser at McCarthy’s Family Restaurant in Lake Carmel last week. Members of the Mend-A-Heart Committee include Ela… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Halloween Parade Brings Out a Ghostly Gathering



Left: Anaya Albert-Hall, 4, of Kent gets her face painted courtesy of Zoe Fuentes, 10, of Mahopac. Above: The tin man who in real life is Nicky Naso, 2, from Stormville, was one of the winners in the parade. The tin man, goldilocks, police officers a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

2nd Big Pot Bust in Mahopac



Is Mahopac becoming the marijuana capital of the region? Carmel Police are asking themselves that question this week following a second major marijuana bust within the past month. Members of the police department’s Special Conditions Unit work… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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