Patty Hearst’s Putnam Pup Wins Gold at Westminster




Patty Hearst’s dog, Rocket the Shih Tzu, wows judges and wins the Best of Toy Group. In a surprise, the Best in Show at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show went to Miss P., a 4-year-old Beagle from British Columbia. But throughout… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Stiebeling Sues County; Odell Cites Investigation & Flawed Judgment



  Adam Stiebeling, formerly Putnam’s Commissioner of Emergency Services, is not going quietly into that good night. He’s suing the county and County Executive MaryEllen Odell, seeking to be reinstated. Stiebeling had been appointed commissioner … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings



CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am – Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am – Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm – Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetarian lunch, Saturdays & Sundays, 12-1pmCH… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

William James Francis Maguire



William James Francis Maguire of Mahopac, New York, passed away on Sunday, February 8. He was born January 25, 1933, in Mount Vernon, NY. He was predeceased by his parents William and Elizabeth, his wife Patricia, sisters Dorothy and Gerry and later in life his companion June. He is survived by his sister Carol Johnson, two sons, William and Michael […]

Mary Zywotchenko



Mary Zywotchenko (nee Hawraniak) passed away February 8th, 2015. She was born March 21, 1945, in Schopfenhof, Germany, just as the allies were marching toward Berlin in the waning days of WW II, to Ukrainian parents working as forced laborers. They emigrated as displaced persons to the U.S. in Maryland, in 1949, and then settled in Yonkers in 1950. Mary […]

Henry Fausto Turgati



Henry Fausto Turgati, 94, a resident of Carmel since 1946, died on February 15, 2015. He was born in Greenwich Village and lived in NYC until serving our country in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. Upon his return, he moved with his parents to Carmel where he lived the remainder of his life, working as a […]

George D. Bennett



George D. Bennett, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, passed away on Thursday February 12, 2015, at the age of 81. He was born in Kent on May 3, 1933, the son of Delmer and Gertrude Bennett. George served in the U.S. Navy and was the owner of George Bennett Carpenter Contractor, Inc. He was an antique car enthusiast and was […]

Schumer, at Grand Central, Proposes RR Safety Fixes



U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal at Grand Central Station Sunday announcing plans to introduce the Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Act of 2015. Max Dworin U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be introducing legislation in Washingt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Future of 9-1-1 Center Questioned



  A dozen members of the county’s emergency services field crowded into a tiny meeting room on the third floor of the Putnam Office Building last Wednesday evening to learn first hand about the future of Putnam’s 9-1-1 Dispatch Cente… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cuomo Blasted For Withholding School State Aid Estimates



Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s refusal to release state aid projections to New York’s 700 school districts unless they agree to educational reforms that include tougher teacher evaluations is being received with anger and resentment by education leaders as wel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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