State Faults Carmel for Missing H2O



New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has faulted the Town of Carmel for failing to account for 14 million gallons of water valued at $42,000 that was purchased from New York City. An audit released Monday charged that town officials “did… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Odell Unveils $139M Budget



County Executive MaryEllen Odell presented her first budget message to the Putnam Legislature on Wednesday evening, a fiscal spending plan totaling $139.2 million that the county’s chief elected official said represented a “true 2 percen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

John Falcone Memorial Unveiled

Detective died valiantly in line of duty

Margaret and John Falcone unveil a monument in their son’s honor as Eagle Scout Bob Geoghan looks on with pride. John Falcone Jr. was killed in the line of duty 18 months ago. John and Margaret Falcone of Carmel will no longer have to travel to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

An Amazing Tale of Dog and Master

Kent Cliffs author gets rave reviews

Lisa Edwards and her magical dog named Boo. Author Lisa Edwards of Kent Cliffs thought she was rescuing an abandoned puppy—but in the end Boo had rescued her. Edwards’s recently published book, “A Dog Named Boo,” is receiving rave reviews this week. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Statue Honors Gold Star Mothers



Photo by At right: The new statue. Above, Nan Hayworth, MaryEllen Odell and Karl Rohde at the ceremony. Putnam’s Gold Star Mothers statue, the first of its kind in the United States, was the centerpiece for a ceremony Sunday as America celebrat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brothers in Mob Attack in Court



Two teenaged brothers from North Salem facing felony assault charges in connection with last summer’s vicious attack of a 17-year-old Brewster youth in Southeast returned to court last week. Jonathan Owoo, 19, and his 17-year old brother Micha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bullets Force Lockdown at Mahopac High School



Two bullets found inside a boy’s bathroom at Mahopac High School Friday morning at 8:45 a.m. forced a lockdown inside the school for several hours until police were able to search the building making sure that students, faculty and staff were … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bringing 21st Century Communications Infrastructure to Putnam




  Broadband, that simple word that signifies progress to many a computer -savvy businessperson, has been hard to come by within the borders of Putnam County. Depending on who you talk to, it’s because the population is too low, watershed r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

’50s at the Hop to Benefit Putnam Mend-A-Heart



McCarthy’s Family Restaurant in Lake Carmel will be the place to be next Thursday when Putnam’s Mend-A-Heart sponsors its annual “50’s at the Hop” fund raiser. Organizer Jane Smith has promised an evening of fun for all attendees: “Our Sweet Shop an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trooper Escapes Injury



A veteran member of the Brewster State Police escaped injury last week when his troop car was struck by a reportedly intoxicated wrong-way driver on I-684 in Southeast. Trooper Rody Niblach was patrolling along the interstate at 10 p.m. and had stop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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