Cache of Munitions Leads to Evacuation of Wide Area of Mahopac

UPDATED with list of seized ammo

  The discovery of a Mahopac man shot to death inside his home at 303 East Lake Blvd. resulted in the evacuation of an entire neighborhood in the vicinity of the Mahopac Golf Club as police and munitions experts removed the potentially volatile … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

4th of July Fireworks Planned



Independence Day fireworks are being planned for the 4th of July in Southeast and 48 hours later at Lake Carmel. The traditional Independence Day pyrotechnics will take place at the Highlands Shopping Center off Independence Way and Route 312 in Sou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sprucing Up Tilly Foster



George Whipple leads a group of volunteer painters last Friday at the Tilly Foster Farm. The women include Kathryn Baker, Kiera Galarza and Lina Goto. Whipple’s buddy, Mayfair, also gets into the act. Philanthropist George Whipple donned his wo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Services



Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WOR SHIP ” in the subject line. Chabad Jewish Center of Putnam County 5 Fair Street Carmel NY 10512 845 225 4770 www.PutnamChabad.org Shabbat svcs Saturday at 1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Arlene A. Stransky



Arlene A. Stransky passed away peacefully, at home in Melbourne, Florida, on Thursday, June 20, 2013. She was born on July 30, 1945, in the Bronx, to the late Harold and Alice Feunler. Arlene attended St. Pius V Catholic High School and graduated in 1963. She lived on Wood Street in Mahopac for 27 years. Left behind to mourn her […]

Marie J. Ginorio



Marie J. Ginorio, age 90, of Somers, formally of Brewster and New Fairfield, Ct., died on Monday, June 3, 2013, at Somers Manor. Mrs. Ginorio was born August 25, 1923, daughter to the late Vincenzo and Carmela (Pignatari) Martone. Marie married Max Ginorio on March 7, 1943, in Manhattan. Max predeceased his wife Marie on July 11, 1989. Mrs. Ginorio […]

Lucy A. Bondatti



Lucy A. Bondatti, age 97, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, died on Friday, June 21, 2013, in Carmel. Mrs. Bondatti was born June 24, 1915, in Croton Falls to Peter and Carmela (Bosco) Maiorani. She was a 1932 graduate of Purdys Central High School in Purdys. On October 31, 1937, Lucy married George L. Bondatti at St. Joseph’s Church […]

Graduate’s Death Brings Sadness to Carmel



Smiling faces are evident everywhere. Members of the Carmel High School Class of 2013 donned light blue ribbons last Thursday evening to remember their classmate, Jennifer Holotko, who died earlier in the week after being stricken with a rare illness… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Man Charged With Selling Drugs On Craigslist



A 27-year-old Brewster man is facing 15 years in state prison for allegedly selling drugs through the popular internet website Craigslist. Kevin Olsen was arrested Sunday after police in Westchester allegedly purchased prescription painkillers from … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Assembly Kills Sales Tax Holiday



So much for Putnam shoppers getting a tax break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear. Despite the Putnam Legislature earlier this month authorizing County Executive MaryEllen Odell to file a Home Rule message with the State Legislature … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.