Ambulance Crew Helps Cops in DWI Arrest



A report of an erratic motorist on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac sent not only police but EMS personnel into action. Saturday’s incident resulted in the arrest of a Mahopac woman on charges of DWI, one of three drunken driving arrests reported … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Putnam Lucky with Storm



Putnam residents spent the first part of the weekend digging themselves out of driveways while municipalities worked throughout the day and night to prevent roads from freezing, but it could have been much worse. Snowfall ranged in the 12-15 inch ra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Destroys Storage Building in Kent Cliffs



Smoke was visible for miles Sunday when a raging fire destroyed a large storage building along Hortontown Hill Road in western Kent. Fire equipment had great difficulty reaching the scene around 3 p.m. since the winding road—in some locations … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bronx Couple Seriously Injured in I-84 Crash



A young Bronx couple was seriously injured in a car-tractor trailer truck crash on I-84 in Southeast. Last week’s mishap took place at 8:15 p.m. when according to Sgt. Susan Benfield of the State Police Troop K headquarters in Millbrook, an 18… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Seven Tapped for Traffic Safety Board



Residents of both eastern and western Putnam have been appointed to the county’s Traffic Safety Board. By unanimous votes of the Putnam Legislature last week the nine-member governing body chose Sgt. Robert Behan of Carmel, Peter Dandreano of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Killed on I-84 in Orange County



Police in Orange County are attempting to determine why a 33-yearold Mahopac man stopped his car in the driving lane of westbound I-84 in Newburgh last week that resulted in the Dodge compact being struck from behind by an SUV resulting in fatal inj… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster ‘Slow Drunk’ Arrested on I-684



A Brewster man is facing charges of DWI and driving too slowly on a divided highway. Somers State Police arrested Cesar Zamora, 44, last week after a patrol observed his Hyundai sedan traveling at 27 mph in the right lane of traffic on Route 684 at … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Perspective: Lincoln at Cooper Union



Matthew Brady photo Abraham Lincoln loved liberty. He said he had always hated slavery. In his Cooper Union speech of February 27, 1860, Abraham Lincoln challenged the arguments being made by Southern slaveholders in defense of the institution and i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Postpones Enacting Hydrofracking Law



The Putnam Legislature has postponed enacting a countywide hydrofracking law to prohibit fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 waste water facilities be they publicly or privately owned at the request of several town officia… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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  A PUBLIC BENEFIT The proposed bridge across the Hudson near Peekskill will be of distinct benefit to the people of Putnam County. Anyone who has ever had occasion to want to cross to the other side of the Hudson knows what a tedious job it is… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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