Dragons, Dancing Ones, in Mahopac



Elizabeth Barksdale leads children in the colorful Land of the Dancing Dragon at the Mahopac Falls School last week. Two-hundred-fifty kindergarten children at the Mahopac Falls Elementary School shrieked with joy when participating in the Land of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Sound Off on Transit in New Survey



Putnam County’s Transportation Task Force that is studying the redesign of public transportation has begun developing a survey researching the needs and wants of the county’s 100,000 residents. Deputy Planner Vincent Tamagna of Nelsonvil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Déjà Vu in Sheriff’s Race, 4 Years Later, as McConville May Run



Kevin McConville Kevin McConville of Cold Spring is virtually certain to run for sheriff as a Republican, sources tell the Courier. McConville would face a primary against the popular incumbent, Sheriff Donald B. Smith. McConville ran unsuccessfully … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Educational Exchange with China Blossoms

Brewster a leader in building links

BHS student Jamie DiBella greets three of the Chinese students during a tour of the school. The Brewster-China connection is alive and well. Last Thursday a contingent of educators and students from the 6,000 pupil Shanxi Da Tong High School in weste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Blood Drive in Memory of Slain Carmel Cop



One hundred people rolled up their sleeves Monday and donated blood in memory of slain police Detective John Falcone. The Carmel resident was shot to death on Feb. 18, 2011, when attempting to rescue a child who was being held hostage by his father,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gun Permit Opt-Out Forms Ready



Pistol permit owners desiring not to have personal information made public now have the opportunity to obtain an “Opt Out” form available at each of Putnam’s six town halls and three village offices. County Clerk Dennis Sant said r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three Years Running, A Forum to Unite All Elected Leaders



FROM THE CHAMBER One of the most significant achievements for the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce has been to develop forums whereby elected officials and planning and zoning board leaders can come together in a meaningful, constructive way to hel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kid Escape USA Opens in Southeast



Local business leaders and Brewster Chamber of Commerce representatives join Liz Lyons (fourth from left) and County Executive MaryEllen Odell at the ribbon cutting ceremony. A business created exclusively for children has opened in Southeast. Kid Es… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nelsonville Man Killed in Fishkill Crash



A 22-year-old Nelsonville man is being remembered this week following his death in a tragic two-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Fishkill Friday night. State Police said Christopher Hustis was behind the wheel of his car at 10:45 p.m., which was headed s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

9-1-1 Center Dedicated in Honor of Bob McMahon



McMahon thanks Chiefs Ray Hamill of the Mahopac FD and Justyn Lewis of the Lake Carmel FD for a magnificent shadow box that will be installed at the Emergency Operation Center courtesy of the Putnam Fire Chiefs Assoc. Robert McMahon was a legend in t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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