Hundreds Run in Fourth of July Classic



  Putnam County’s Fourth of July Classic—an eight-mile road race beginning and ending at Mahopac High School—attracted a large gathering of runners from throughout the U.S. Thursday. The Taconic Road Runners Club sanctioned rac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Sheriff’s Race: And, They’re Off!

UPDATED: Smith, McConville file; DeStefano is out


The race for Putnam sheriff will be a two-man affair in November now that petitions have been filed with the Board of Elections.Deputy Elections Commissioner Nancy Quis reported Friday afternoon that incumbent Sheriff Don Smith and his challenger Ke… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Retirement Incentive Offered at County



Putnam County is offering its employees an early retirement incentive program where municipal workers with at least 10 years of full-time employment will be able to retire this year with incentive benefits. The legislature approved the measure at la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bellows Named Mahopac Rotarian of the Year



Earle Bellows receives a plaque from James Meyer as Rotarian of the Year at last week’s Mahopac Rotary meeting. Earle Bellows has been named as Rotarian of the Year by the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club. Rotary President James Meyer congratulated Bel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Approve Term Limits, Again



Richard Othmer, Legislature chairman, supported the limits. Putnam County legislators will be able to serve only four terms in office following action taken at its July 2 monthly meeting. In May 2011, the legislature enacted term limits by approving … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Foreclosure Actions Continue to Increase



Putnam’s alarming rate of foreclosure actions continues to rise at a fast pace. First Deputy County Clerk Michael Bartolotti reported last week 289 foreclosures had been initiated for the first six months of 2013—more than double the 140… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Reaching New Heights by Riding



Above: Members of Putnam County 4-H provide face painting at Saturday’s get-together. Those pictured include Patrick and Robert Salerno, both from Mahopac; 4-H Coordinator Deena Altavilla; Cooper Aquillino of Mahopac who gets his faced painted … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Roadblocks for Drivers



It seems that the road closure situation in parts of Putnam is becoming more tangled by the day. In western Putnam, scheduled work on Routes 9 and 9D has slowed traffic—on 9D work near St. Philip’s Church has reduced it to a single lane … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Tax Holidays Would Benefit Putnam’s Economy



FROM THE CHAMBER The proposed sales tax holiday on clothing and footwear for 2013 has hit a snag, apparently because some in the State Assembly fear it would cause competition between neighboring counties as opposed to attracting business into the st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Massive Drug Crackdown Continuing



When it comes to illegal drug trafficking in Putnam County, police are taking a zero tolerance view. Cops on the state, county, town and village levels have rounded up 56 individuals during the past two months in an effort to eradicate the contraban… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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