Mahopac Crafters Offer Royal Baby Project



Members of the Community Crafters display a baby blanket at Putnam Hospital Center last week. While the world applauded the arrival of the Royal Baby and the future king of England on Monday, a group of women in Putnam County were busy creating baby … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Resident Wins $250K Award; County Seniors May Benefit



Roger Ailes of Garrison receives the Bradley Prize at the Kennedy Center in June from Michael Grebe, president and CEO of the Bradley Foundation. He said he will seek to use the money, $250,000, to help seniors in Putnam County. The prestigious Bradl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Considers Banning Cigarette Sales at Pharmacies



Cigarette smokers may soon find themselves without having the opportunity to purchase “smokes” at their neighborhood drug store in Putnam County. The county Legislature has begun studying the issue through its Health and Education Commit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trio Charged with Stealing from Monastery



Three young residents of Kent are facing charges of larceny for allegedly stealing cash donations from the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent. Kent Police reported the arrests last Thursday of Marissa Campanella, 18, Anthony Dannucci, 20 and Brian… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Junior Hospital Volunteers Provide Invaluable Service



PHC Junior Volunteers Chelsea McNulty, Alex Trzaskowski, Cristina Commisso and Elena Rossi greet a patient at the hospital last week. Fifty young men and women are volunteering their time and energy at Putnam Hospital Center this summer. “Our j… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bike Path Signage Firm Withdraws



It’s back to the drawing board for bike path signage in Putnam County. The proprietors of Bike Path Country—Richard O’Keefe and Ivan Bellotto—advised Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell and members of the county Legislature Monday that they wer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Preparing for the Unspeakable with School Drill



Heavily armed members of the Putnam Emergency Response Team arrive on the scene. Putnam 9-1-1 frequency radios sounded the alarm: “Active shooter at the Austin Road Elementary School in Mahopac Falls. Numerous casualties. Students and staff down. Hos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Putnam County Community Development Update



FROM THE CHAMBER In each of Putnam County’s communities, various efforts are underway to help build our economy and make our hometowns a better place to live, play and work. These initiatives are a chance for businesses, government, and concern… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PARC Kids Enjoy Themselves Despite Heat



Kevin Morse, 9, of Mahopac loves piloting his bumper car at the fair. Last week’s scorching heat wave is now a memory for thousands of local residents. In the midst of the oppressive conditions, a group of some 50 young people were treated to a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

4-H Fair Time Has Arrived



The tents have been installed, booths erected and livestock relocated to the upper Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. At noon Friday and continuing throughout the weekend Putnam’s annual 4-H Fair – offering something for every… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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