State Park Gets $400K to Revitalize Canopus Beach



Looking Toward Canopus Beach at Fahnestock Park Some $400,000 in state economic development money is headed to Fahnestock State Park to help renovate bathhouse and café buildings at Canopus Lake Beach. The grant, which requires a private match, was a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Women Lead County Government in 2012



Women have taken over chief leadership roles in county government for the first time in Putnam’s 200 year history. First it was MaryEllen Odell becoming County Executive and on Tuesday evening, Mary Conklin was unanimously elected to chair the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Retired Educator Takes Seat in Legislature



A retired career educator and former member of both the Brewster Board of Education and Southeast Town Board was sworn into office Tuesday to succeed Legislator Tony Hay on the Putnam County Legislature. Roger Gross was nominated for the position by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

IDs released of mother and daughter killed in crash

Car veered off Route 312 in Southeast

  An elderly resident of Southeast and her daughter were killed Friday afternoon in a single car crash on Route 312 in Southeast. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department said the tragedy took place at 1:30 pm near Nancy Lane when for an unknown … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Middle School Locked Down in Friday Incident

.22-caliber bullet found in building

A .22 caliber bullet found on the floor of a classroom by a Mahopac Middle School student early Friday caused the "lock-down" of the entire building as well as a "lock-out" of the nearby Mahopac High School and Mahopac Falls Elem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel woman dies Sunday in Florida crash

Victim one of three senior citizens killed

 A Carmel woman was one of three senior citizens killed Sunday in a Florida crash. The Florida Highway Patrol identified the Putnam resident as Lore T. Brunetti, 73, of Carmel. Brunetti and a 75-year-old woman from New Jersey were passengers in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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