A Grand Day as Mahopac Fire Department Celebrates 100th Anniversary in Style



Above: Firefighters march to the sound of the drums. Inset: The Carmel FD recently refurbished Buckeye pumper dating back to the turn of the 20th century receives accolades. Honorary Chief Lynn Greenwood rides in the seat of honor. What a parade! The… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Summer At An End; Schools to Open



Brewster District Transportation Foreman Joe Christiano assists mechanic John Erickson as a 66 passenger bus is on a lift undergoing maintenance. School bells ring in the 2014-15 school year next week and local officials are urging caution since thou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Tilly Foster Partnership Unveiled; Good Eating Is Goal



Sam Oliverio asks County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Deputy County Exec. Bruce Walker why the legislators were not made aware of the agreement between the county and BOCES. A surprise announcement came at last week’s meeting of the Putnam Legislatu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Batty’ Times Across Putnam County



“Tis” bat season in Putnam County! Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals reports bat populations have risen this summer and to date 61 bats have been brought to the Department of Health in Southeast for testing—35specimens more th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

16-Year-Old Girl Survives Bear Mountain Bridge Jump



A 16-year-old girl from Mohegan Lake who jumped off the Bear Mountain Bridge Tuesday afternoon was called the “luckiest girl alive” by New York State Police and emergency responders. The unidentified teenager plummeted 153 feet into the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three New Administrators in Carmel School District



Lou Riolo, Tarkan Ceng and John Piscatella have joined the Carmel School District family as building administrators. The beginning of any school years brings excitement and enthusiasm for children and adults alike. Boys and girls can’t wait to meet n… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Power Struggle: Energy Costs Up

Odell blasts energy commission over price hikes

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has criticized the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for raising Hudson Valley electricity prices by focusing on the “wrong factors.” Odell appeared before last week’s meeting of the Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Missouri Unrest Felt in Putnam



Ferguson, Missouri, might be a long way from Putnam County, yet the aftereffects of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18 year old are being felt locally by area police. During Saturday’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Front Street Gallery: Call for Entries



Patterson’s Front Street Gallery is having an open call for entries for its annual juried show. The theme is reflection. New work is encouraged. Works in all media will be included in the show; 40″ size limit. Grand Prize and Second Prize arti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ham Radio Operators to Meet Tuesday



QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s September meeting will be held Tuesday evening September 2 at the East Fishkill Community Library. Feel free to bring any projects, items for show & tell or swap & sell, and questions you may have on an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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