O’Rourke Remembered as a Giant of a Man



The late Andrew O’Rourke (right) receives accolades from the former President of the Putnam Bar Association Peter Reynolds at a retirement banquet in 2009. Andrew O’Rourke is being remembered this week as a giant of a man who was always f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

ATV Driver Receives DWI in Kent



A Kent man is due to answer charges in Kent Town Court this evening (Thursday) for driving while intoxicated—driving drunk on an ATV. Kent Police reported the arrest Monday of Bradley Teal, 37, in connection with the bizarre incident. Chief Al… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Former Carmel Supervisor Thomas Bergin Dies Carmel Town Board Organizes for 2013




Thomas Bergin A man who helped shape the future of the Town of Carmel has died at his home in Melbourne, Florida. Thomas Bergin passed away Monday at the age of 86. Bergin served for 27 years with the Carmel Police Department before retiring as Detec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Teen Accused of Harboring Weapon Arsenal



A 19-year-old Mahopac youth accused of firing rounds from a shotgun into a wooden shed located within 500 feet of two private homes is facing more serious felony charges of criminal possession of a weapon when police reportedly found an arsenal cont… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Balancing the Right to Know, Safety & Privacy



Sheriff Donald B. Smith Recently, there has been substantial attention focused on the issue of whether the names and addresses of all pistol permit holders in Putnam County must be released to a newspaper, which has indicated its intention to publish… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gun Permit Holders



Dear Editor: Regarding the Journal News position to post the names of all law abiding gun permit holders online, I say. There are two issues at hand, one is the right of the Journal News to FOIL the information and the second is the manner in which … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Praise for Sant



Dear Editor: I applaud Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant’s decision to not comply with the FOIL request of the Journal News seeking the names and addresses of registered handgun owners in Putnam County (no, I don’t own a handgun). Yes, un… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Wages of the Sinful Poor



Dear Editor: Reading Senator Ball’s request for support of the bill to prevent welfare recipients from using their electronic benefits cash card (EBT) for alcohol, gambling, and strip clubs is hard to argue with…on its face. And few leg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

REVIVAL services.

  Much Interest Shown in Carmel and Several are Converted. Will be Continued in the Churches Another week, and Longer if Desirable. The protestant churches united this week in observing the week of prayer. The first service was held in the Meth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legal Notices



LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Formation of ANDREW HATT REALTY, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 9/28/12. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 35 Oak Ridge Rd., N.Salem, NY 10560. Purpose: any lawful activity. LEGAL NOTICENotice of […]


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