State Aid Cuts Threaten to Decimate PARC



What started out as a recognition of PARC—Exceptional Opportunities for People with Disabilities—by the Putnam Legislature turned into a warning that services provided by the 59-year-old human services agency would be drastically slashed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Luck of the Irish



Putnam’s 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade was celebrated in Mahopac on Sunday. Parade marshal Timmy Maher receives his carnation from Patrick Brophy, chairman of the St. Patty’s Day Parade in Putnam for the past 10 years. See st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Festival-like Setting for State of the County



County Executive MaryEllen Odell is pulling out all the stops for her 2nd annual State of the County address Thursday. “Making the Connection” is the theme of this year’s presentation that will be delivered at 7 o’clock in the auditorium at the Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Timeline for Seniors Lengthens, as Possible County Offices in Western Putnam Face Delays




The senior majority take a stand at the derelict Butterfield Hospital. l-r Marilyn Schlosser, Rose Immorlica, Jeannie Depaolis, Donna Anderson, Ann Cohen, Maria Serradas, Back -Joe Immorlica. They are among many seniors decrying the inaction at the s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Much Ado About New Item Pricing Law



From The Chamber Retailers and elected officials in Putnam County are struggling to adapt to new legislation that is intended to be a tool to ensure accurate pricing of items and honest advertising practices – but it’s turning to be a deb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam National Needs $528,000 Infusion



Putnam legislators have approved more than a half million dollars in taxpayer money to upgrade the county’s only municipal golf course. By a vote of 8-1 last week with Legislator Dini LoBue casting the lone negative ballot, the lawmakers agreed to b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Celebrating the Luck of the Irish in Putnam County



Mahopac High School Marching Band plays a tune. Call it the “luck of the Irish!” Blue skies, golden sunshine and mild temperatures greeted some 10,000 people in Mahopac Sunday for Putnam’s 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gambling on the Rise Among Putnam’s Youth



Elaine Santos explains the dangers of problem gambling to Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the Putnam Legislature. Nearly 50 percent of Putnam’s teens aged 13 to 18 have admitted participation i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hydrofracking Law Now on Putnam Books



It was an environmental love-fest last week, as the Putnam Legislature has approved a countywide hydrofracking law prohibiting fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 waste water facilities, be they publicly or privately owned… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Alleged Turnstile Jumping Leads to Carmel Arrest



A New York City man accused of turnstile jumping at a Brooklyn subway station is held on felony charges of rape and committing a sexual act in Putnam County. Carmel Police were contacted by members of the NYPD over the weekend after MTA Police appre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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