Hill-Agor Farm Road Causes Dissention



The Hill-Agor Farm in Mahopac Falls connects Putnam’s proud history to the 21st century, but a safe roadway to provide easy access to ballfields consumed a legislative discussion Monday evening. The farm, originally 245 acres, was purchased fr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mohegan Lake Man Charged in Fraud at Businesses



A man who police say has an extensive criminal record is facing felony charges of scheming to defraud businesses in the Lake Carmel area. Kent Police arrested Scott Day, 43, of Mohegan Lake last Thursday after police received numerous calls in recen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Case of the Too-Tight Handcuffs



It’s unusual for inmates being transported from the Putnam Correctional Facility for court appearances to be handcuffed by corrections officers. However, when one of those officers supposedly placed the shackles on too tight during a transport… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jury’s Out On Proposed Minimum Wage Hike



A call to increase New York State’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour is getting mixed reviews this week in Putnam County. State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Senator Adriano Espaillat have proposed the additional $1.25 per … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Students Donate Basketball Game Proceeds to Community Action



CHS Principal Kevin Carroll and students Alex Gillette and John Babich welcome Judy Callahan to the hallowed halls of Carmel High. Putnam Community Action Program is $600 richer this week thanks to students at Carmel High School. The school’s S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sweeny to Lead Police Athletic League



Alana Sweeny The Police Athletic League’s Board of Directors with Robert M. Morgenthau, Chairman, and John B. Osborn, President, have announced the appointment of Alana Sweeny, of Mahopac, as the new Executive Director. PAL is New York City&rsq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Library Hosts Talk with Veteran on His Experiences



Schneider is an eight-year U.S. Marine Corp veteran, a life member of the VFW Post 5491 in Mahopac, and currently serves as a Carmel Town Board member. His experiences attending the New York City Police Academy, and serving with the U.S. Marines in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rotary Clubs Seek to Boost Putnam Membership



Interested in assisting your community by working together with a group of men and women who are dedicated to service above self? Putnam’s five Rotary clubs have issued a call for new membership—people willing to provide service to other… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Snow in the Forecast—Carmel’s ‘Brine Patrol’ Takes Action



Carmel’s “Brine Patrol,” which has been extremely quiet this winter, was out in force last Friday with snow in the forecast. Whenever snow or ice is predicted, Carmel highway workers load a tank mounted on the rear of a pick-up tru… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Eagle Scout Assists the Hoving Home



Jonathan French of Carmel hopes to construct a gazebo at the Hoving Home in Garrison as his Eagle Scout project. Carmel Eagle Scout candidate Jonathan French is a young man with a mission. French kicked off his fundraising this week that will result … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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