Massive Fire at Storage Units



Firefighters battle the fire in Brewster Friday afternoon. Motorists traversing Route 22 in Brewster never experienced such a day as last Friday, when a troublesome fire at Uncle Bob’s Self Storage facility kept firefighters busy for 15 hours a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

County recovers from storms

Rain, thunder and lightning as Monday dawns

  Thousands of Putnam residents took cold showers and dressed in the dark this morning following a line of strong and violent thunder storms that came through the region between 6:15 a.m. and 8 a.m. The Putnam 911 Dispatch Center received more… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Rejects Hotel Tax



County Executive MaryEllen Odell has vetoed a legislative resolution that called on the state legislature to implement a four percent room occupancy tax for hotels and motels countywide as a new source of revenue. Twenty-four hours after the veto wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac’s Gabay Drafted by Tampa Bay



Willie Gabay Pitcher Willie Gabay of Mahopac has been been drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the Major League Baseball draft earlier this month. Gabay pitched for Herkimer County Community College, and is the first Herkimer player ever selected in the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Graduation



Eric Gross Brewster students applaud during last Saturday’s graduation at Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill auditorium. See more photos and story on page 10. Plus, see even more photos and story here. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Approve Sales Tax Exemption

Could spur back-to-school sales

Shoppers purchasing back to school clothing and shoes this summer will get a sales tax break if those purchases are made during the third week of August. By a vote of 7-1, the Putnam Legislature approved the measure at a special meeting last week an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Recognizing a Community Leader, Entrepreneur and Family Man

Chamber column

  Each year, chambers of commerce throughout Putnam County recognize those among their community who have demonstrated a concern for their community and a strong business sense. The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce has chosen their 201… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Woman Critically Injured



A STAT-Flight helicopter crew transfers a seriously injured Mahopac woman from an ambulance to a helicopter at Mahopac FD headquarters. Below: EMS personnel rush a gravely injured woman to a waiting ambulance after she was struck by a car in Mahopac … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Child Passenger Safety Check Takes Place Saturday



With this week’s arrival of summer, area law enforcement personnel are concerned that children be properly restrained in vehicles before families venture out for that long-awaited vacation. The Putnam Traffic Safety Board, in conjunction with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Blood Drive in Carmel Next Friday



Putnam County’s semi-annual drive to increase blood supplies throughout the region takes place next Friday in Carmel. The drive is planned from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 29 at the Carmel Veterans Hall on Gleneida Avenue adjacent to the Putnam C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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