Teen Lucky to be Alive Following Crash



Firefighters are greeted by a ball of fire when arriving on the scene of last week’s single car crash on Fair Street in Patterson. A 19-year-old Lake Carmel man is lucky to be alive following a flaming one car crash on Fair Street in Patterson…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

A 2-year-old surprise for judge

And on the first day of spring!

Even a judge gets a surprise every now and then. On the first day of spring last week, a day that seemed more like summer, Putnam County Court Judge James Reitz received a visit from his granddaughter Gemma Regina Schmidt. The 2-year-old girl walked … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam SPCA Investigates Animal Cruelty



  Chief Ken Ross of the Putnam County SPCA called the discovery of an emaciated dog found wandering along Mooney Hill Road in Patterson “one of the worst cases of animal cruelty ever reported in Putnam County.” The white male Poodle … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bullying Called a Problem in Putnam



High school students pose with the senator, center in jacket, after the 90-minute forum. Three dozen young people from all corners of Putnam County were on hand in Carmel last Thursday for a roundtable discussion on bullying. The teenagers – re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Students Recognized



Business students from CHS are lauded for their efforts by the College of Westchester. Fourteen students enrolled in business education classes at Carmel High School have been recognized by the College of Westchester at the 38th annual Student Succes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Felony Charges



A convicted sex offender who recently relocated from Jefferson Valley to Mahopac is now facing a 15-40 year federal prison term for allegedly distributing child pornography over the internet. Jonathan DeLaura, 37, appeared in White Plains Federal Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Woman Accused of Menacing Neighbor with Gun



Carmel Police said a Mahopac woman’s actions were not very neighborly when she allegedly charged out of her home and menaced a neighbor with a shotgun over his dog running unrestrained. Carmel Police reported the arrest last Friday of Kathleen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Clean Air Bus Grant Headed to Mahopac



Air will be cleaner around the Mahopac School District’s Transportation Depot in Mahopac Falls thanks to a $100,000 grant received from NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority). Superintendent of Schools Thomas Manko … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High School Students to Teach German



Mahopac High School students are offering a German Language Hour program for elementary school-aged children on three Saturdays mornings this spring at the Mahopac Public Library. Songs, snacks and crafts are included. The dates and times for the wo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Entergy PR Does Not Change The Facts



Entergy’s Indian Point installation at Buchanan, along the Hudson River. Sunday, March 11, was the first anniversary of the start of the ongoing nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Entergy Nuclear says that since the unexpected event overwhelmed the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.