From the Chamber

Trailblazer Awards To Recognize Outstanding Local Businesses

A year with many positive achievements has ended, and a new one with much promise is just beginning for Putnam County. To help get things off to a fast start, the annual Trailblazer Award nominations are underway, to honor business owners or those a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Big Misjudgment on Fracking



To the Editor, Words cannot express the misperceptions regarding New York State’s prevention of fracking. Fracking in other states is the basic cause of the large recent drops in the price of gas! It does no harm to the water table! How can New Yor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Off Track Betting Update Presented at Legislature



Revenue generated by Putnam’s two Off Track Betting parlors continued to plummet in 2014, with only $62,000 generated for county coffers during the first 11 months. At last week’s year end meeting of the County Legislature, Don Groth, Pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Registration for Mahopac High School Class of 2028



Kindergarten registration for the Mahopac High School Class of 2028 gets underway next week at the school’s Mahopac Falls District office. School officials stress that registration is by appointment only with specific dates set aside for each … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

'Try Not to Fall' Is Not a Strategy

Douglas Cunningham Years ago, growing up on the farm, I climbed a lot of silos. More precisely, I climbed three silos many times. And, invariably, my father would say as I started up, “Try not to fall.” Drove me nuts. Of course I’d try not to fall! I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  In the family the law of pleasing ought to extend from the highest to the lowest. You are bound to please your children, and your children are bound to please each other, and you are bound to please your servants, if you expect them to please … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Word of the Week



Sempiternal of never-ending duration : eternal … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Superintendent Jim Langlois Honored



BOCES Superintendent James Langlois visits a class on the Yorktown BOCES campus last week after being recognized as NYS Superintendent of the Year. Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Superintendent James Langlois has called his recognition as New York… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pre-Holiday Stove Fire Damages Mahopac Home



Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on Union Valley Road in Mahopac last week. Quick action on the part of firefighters from several communities averted a Christmas calamity for a Mahopac family, when food left on the stove caused a fire at the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Southeast Shoplifter Accused of Assaulting Home Depot Employees



An Orange County woman accused of shoplifting merchandise from Home Depot in Southeast, and then allegedly assaulting two store employees who attempted to prevent her from leaving the place of business, spent Christmas behind bars. The Sheriff&rsquo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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