Putnam Mourns Bob McMahon



  Robert McMahon was a legend in the field of firefighting and EMS. McMahon, 67, a resident of Lake Carmel, who retired last year after serving residents of Putnam since 1990, first as a deputy fire coordinator and from January 2000 to August 20… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Bizarre Twist in Hossu Rape Case



Alexandru Hossu, who has been charged with raping a 12-year-old Southeast girl three years ago, and his attorney have parted ways. Hossu is a former personal trainer of District Attorney Adam Levy Hossu, 35, appeared in Putnam County Court Tuesday w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Traffic Nightmare This Weekend on I-84



Traffic throughout eastern Putnam County is expected to become nightmarish this weekend when a section of Interstate 84 carrying 75,000 vehicles a day is closed for bridge replacement work in Southeast. Last month, a similar closing along the inters… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Child Injured in Hit & Run

Struck by car while exiting school bus

Putnam Valley Superintendent of Schools Fran Wills called it the “unthinkable” Friday when referring to one of her students—a 7-year-old boy—who was struck while exiting a school bus 24 hours earlier only, to have the driver … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center Hails Steinem, Others

Humanitarian contributions cited

Gloria Steinem, at left, honored Sunday with the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Award, is interviewed by the Courier’s Annie Chesnut. Surely, in the light of history, it is more intelligent to hope rather than to fear, to try rather than not … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mother-Daughter Fight Leads to Arrest



And in this ring, it’s the mother-daughter smackdown, or at least that was the scene deputies found last week. A 9-1-1 hang up call investigated by the Putnam Sheriff’s Department led to the arrest of a Southeast woman on charges of assa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds On Hand For Brewster FD Open House



  Sunday was picture perfect for any type of outdoor activity including a visit to the local neighborhood firehouse. Hundreds of residents of the greater Brewster area took advantage of the invitation by visiting the North Main Street fire stati… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Safety Taught in Patterson



  Patterson firefighters opened their fire station Saturday and taught children and adults the do’s and don’ts of fire safety in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. From lectures related to kitchen fires and the use of sm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Actors Read ‘The Hitchhiker’



The Armchair Actors wing of Brewster Theater Company will present a reading of THE HITCHHIKER and other short works on Sunday, October 20, at 2 p.m. The reading is coordinated by Patricia Sebastian of Mahopac and will be presented at The Studio Arou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tilly Foster General Store Turns Back the Clock



Lisa Aurello takes a breather at the old bar in her new Tilly Foster General Store on Monday while her son, Luca and employee, Matt Joyce of Brewster, look on. Walk into the new Tilly Foster General Store and you’ll find yourself recalling life of ye… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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