Florida Man Arrested After Shooting in Brewster



A Florida man was arrested early Friday following a shooting in Brewster that sent a local woman to Danbury Hospital with a gunshot wound.Brewster State Police charged Joseph Giardina, 69, of Naples with felony counts of criminal possession of a wea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Putnam Valley bookkeeper charged with embezzling

Thousands of dollars at issue

A Putnam Valley woman has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her former employer.New York State Police arrested Kimberly Knight, 37, Friday in connection with the alleged theft from The Inn at Buttermilk Falls in Milton, Ulster Count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tamagna Tapped to Overhaul Transit

Will lead policy and task force groups

Outgoing Legislator Vincent Tamagna has been tapped by County Executive MaryEllen Odell to revamp Putnam County’s expensive transportation system.Tamagna, of Philipstown, was unable to run for reelection because of term limits, and it was unclear wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Santa in Mahopac

Busy Santa makes last stops ahead of Christmas Eve

The Mahopac Fire Department, with Santa and his helper, on Saturday. Photo/Zac Ailes The Mahopac Fire Department was out Saturday for its annual Santa run, two days before Christmas Eve.  Another shot of the Mahopac Fire Department and Santa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

4 Teens Charged With Fire that Destroyed 19th Century House



“It was one of the most difficult fires we fought all year,” was how Brewster Fire Chief David O’Hara described last week’s inferno that leveled a 19th century abandoned house near the Brewster Ice Arena off Fields Lane in Southeast and on Monday St… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas Behind Bars

Sheriff visits inmates, staff

Cooks Anthony Loukretis and Theresa Kovar whip up holiday meals for the 101 inmates. Photo/Eric Gross Sheriff Donald Smith spent Christmas morning behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility greeting inmates and wishing staff a happy holiday.The … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Blasts Journal News for Gun Database Story



Senator Greg Ball on Wednesday blasted the Journal News newspaper of White Plains, saying the paper’s map of gun permit holders amounts to targeting those gun owners as possible theft targets, and he said the map should be removed immediately.The Jo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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