Putnam Cops on Alert Following Westchester Heroin Ring Bust



Last week’s arrest of a dozen drug dealers allegedly operating a heroin distribution ring in northern Westchester has been lauded by law enforcement in Putnam County. Chief Sheriff’s Investigator Gerald Schramek told the Courier and PCNR… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Woman Charged with Stealing Benefits



A Mahopac woman who owns a $2 million rental property and a bank account containing $270,000 has been charged with eight felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing for allegedly defrauding New York State of more than $29,000 in Medicaid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Author Jeff Nichols Writes a Whale of a Book



Author Jeff Nichols of Kent signs his new book “Caught” last weekend in Putnam County. As a child, author Jeff Nichols of Kent struggled with learning disabilities. The dyslexic young man, who was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Promoted Within Ranks of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department



Congratulations Senior Investigator Glen Jackson and Sgt. Scott Lombardo! The two veterans of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department have been promoted to their new roles by Sheriff Don Smith. Jackson, a 15 year member of the force, began his career … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Myles Moore of Mahopac Wins Science Scholarship at SUNY Oneonta



SUNY Oneonta announced that Myles Moore of Mahopac is the recipient of the college’s P. Jay Fleisher Scholarship Award, given each year to and student within the college’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Moore, who is pursuing a degree… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County spending meets 1.66 percent tax cap increase

But spirited debate on several items

The Putnam County budget process ended on a mixed note Wednesday night when county legislators approved the $142,953,000 fiscal spending plan after vociferously debating several key components for more than two hours.Legislature Chairman Richard Oth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

1 in 3 cases statewide of Powassan Virus is in Putnam



Putnam County has the dubious distinction of leading New York State in relation to confirmed cases of Powassan Virus (POW).The virus, a tick-borne illness, transmitted through the bite of a  black legged deer tick, is transmitted in as little a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Sets the Record Straight



County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Judge John Sweeny at Friday’s news conference / Eric Gross County Executive MaryEllen Odell set the record straight Friday about her endorsement of a candidate seeking election for the State Supreme Court in Tuesd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball: Levy Should Resign or Support Outside Investigation

DA's involvement in rape case at issue

Political support among Republicans for District Attorney Adam Levy is rapidly dissipating, with State Sen. Greg Ball now calling for Levy to either resign or support asking the governor for an independent investigation of the events in Putnam Count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Edith Viebrock

Visitation, funeral Wednesday in Fishkill

Edith Viebrock, 96, formerly of Yonkers and Carmel, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2013 at The Pines of Poughkeepsie.  Born on September 3, 1917 in Germany to the late Max and Else Hesse Wagenknecht, Edith worked for many years at the Village Market in Katonah and at the Patent Trader Newspaper in Mount Kisco. Edith is survived by her […]


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