Coach Will Be Missed at Carmel



To the Editor: I was surprised to read that Chris Gould was not asked back as coach of the Carmel High School girls’ soccer team as the result of two letters written to the Board of Education. It appears that Mr. Gould was not given the chance to re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Upset, Shocked at Coach Situation



To the Editor: I wanted to write a letter regarding the Carmel High School Athletic Director’s decision to not rehire Girls’ Varsity soccer coach Chris Gould for the 2014 season. Chris Gould has been in my life since I was an infant. I grew up with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Cunningham’s Corner



An impressive display of security at Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s wedding in June. At last, the over-militarization of our local police forces is getting attention that may actually result in restraining this trend. We saw this in Putnam, in som… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Singular theft



  An accident of somewhat expensive, though highly unusual, character occurred on the evening of the 5th of August, at Palmyrs, on the New York Central Railroad. A collision occurred, the mischief being done by a drunken man who took possession … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Green Chimneys Receives Grant for Autism Study



Green Chimneys School has been awarded a $24,000 grant to document the effects of animals on human health through scientific research. The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative selected Green Chimneys for the study due to its long history of incorpo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

GOP Candidates Call for Pension Reform



Terry Murphy addresses Tuesday’s news briefing with County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Sue Serino and Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt in attendance. Republican candidates Terrence Murphy and Sue Serino are tired of the corruption in Albany and on Tue… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Cautious on Styrofoam Ban



The Putnam Legislature continued its discussion Monday relating to the banning of polystyrene foam disposable food service containers used in Putnam County. Before a meeting of the Rules Committee chaired by Legislator Dini LoBue and consisting of m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Body Found Off Bike Trail Identified



The body of a 53-year-old homeless man, found in a ravine last week off the Putnam Bike Trail in Carmel, has been identified as that of Mark Conroy, Sheriff Don Smith said. Smith said Conroy was known to police and had been living in the “wild… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Wagner Kicks off State Senate Campaign



Justin Wagner opens his Brewster office last week with the support of dozens of union representatives. State Senate hopeful Justin Wagner realizes that for the first time in decades, not a single candidate for a state senate seat resides in Putnam Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

’Pac Prepares Bus Fleet for New School Year



Mahopac Superintendent Brian Monahan gets a lesson on repairing a school bus from veteran mechanic Sal Nastri. School bus garages are teaming with activity this summer as crews get their fleets of buses ready for the beginning of the 2014- 15 school … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.