It’s Over: Smith takes it all in primary

Nabs every ballot line


  The race for Putnam County sheriff was decided on Primary night. Sheriff Don Smith was victorious in not only the GOP Primary but in the Independence Party primary, too. And Challenger Kevin McConville, the Conservativebacked candidate, failed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

TRAFFIC DISASTER: I-84 to Close Twice for Bridge Replacements



Sgt. William Meyer and Sgt. Frank Christian of the Sheriff’s Department map out strategy with Sgt. Jeff Bridges of the NYSP and Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling last week while Brewster Fire Chief Bill Reig (back to camera) st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Officials Demand Break on Mandates



State Senator Greg Ball briefs State Senator John Flanagan at the session in Mahopac. Mandate relief is on the minds of local, county, school and state officials throughout the Hudson Valley. More than 75 representatives of school districts, village,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Pays Tribute To Airman Killed In Afghanistan



Above: Total strangers stop to wave Old Glory. Right: The processional consisting of some 200 vehicles pases beneath a large flag hoisted atop the Brewster FD Tower Ladder truck along the interstate. Left: Ann Blackwell of Putnam Lake, widow of 9/11 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Women of Distinction Recognized



Kathleen McLaughlin, Antoinette DeBellis and Erin Betivenga are also recognized. There was standing room only in the auditorium of the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Operation Center in Carmel Sunday when the second class of women of distinction… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Class of 2014 greeted all students and staff



The Class of 2014 greeted all students and staff at the front entrance of the high school on Monday morning. Right: On Tuesday, September 3 all incoming kindergarteners were invited to the Putnam Valley High School to board a bus with their clas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Popcorn and Emergency Prep



“Contagion” is coming to the big screen at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Operations and Training Center next Friday night, Sept. 20 and the public has been invited to attend. In addition to watching the medical thriller disaste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Voice-over Phones Causing Concern at 911 Center



Modern technology is defeating modern technology! Residents using voiceover internet protocol phones these days—who can plug that device into any jack around the world containing a network that supports the internet and get a dial tone allowin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Days in Kent and Patterson Are Family Affairs



Never too old for a good laugh! Kent well driller Henry Boyd decides to have his mustache tattooed at the Kent Community Day. Raquel DiVincenzo, 16, of Mahopac, a member of the Mission Church in Holmes, obliges. Magnificent late summer weather greete… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Library Book Sale to Help Pay for Generator



Proceeds from this year’s book sale will go toward the purchase of a whole building generator so that the library can provide respite services during power outages. Recent storms and emergencies have resulted in many patrons using the library … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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