Jacknifed Big Rig Shuts Route 684



A tractor trailer rig jackknifed on Route 684 in Southeast Tuesday shutting southbound Route 684 for several hours. Photo by Eric Peters. Traffic was backed up for miles Tuesday when an 18-wheeler headed southbound on rain-slicked Route 684 jacknifed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Putnam CAP Needs Public’s Help



Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) is reaching out to the public for its assistance in two ways this week. First, said Director Judy Callahan, “CAP is in need of volunteers to assist with its Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry.” Callahan sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Iterations Exhibit at Mahopac Library





This special collaborative piece is on display at the Mahopac Public Library. “Falling into Hope Storyboard”, one of several works in the iterations exhibit at Mahopac Public Library, began with a painting of leaves created by Charlotte B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Donate Blood In Final Weeks Of Summer



The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help prevent a blood shortage. Blood donations often decline in August as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. On average, during … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tendy’s Name to Appear on Primary Ballot



  The bitterness of the Putnam District Attorney’s is continuing to escalate with Primary Day one month away. State Supreme Court Justice Lewis Lubell this week dismissed a case brought by District Attorney Adam Levy against his challenger, Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Corvette Winner Thought It Was A Joke



Mike and Mary Ellen McDonough and their 2015 Corvette. Mike McDonough never won anything in his life – except his bride of seven years – until the phone rang at the couple’s Carmel home last week. “Hi Mike: This is Tracey Walsh of the Lake Mahopac Ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Lifelong Lessons Learned at Explorer Training Weekend



With former Explorers and now members of the Lake Carmel FD acting as trainers, a young scout climbs down a ladder upside down during the training. One hundred sixty future members of emergency services units learned a variety of life lessons last we… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Zebra Mussels Invade Lake Mahopac



It’s been a summer to forget for residents of lake communities in Putnam County. Widespread blue-green algae blooms have closed beaches on Lake Carmel and around Lake Peekskill – and now invasive zebra mussels have invaded Lake Mahopac. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Man Sent to Prison For Violent Rape



A Town of Kent man will be spending the next 25 years in a maximum security penitentiary following sentencing in Putnam County Court. Putnam County Judge James Rooney also deemed that Victor Cruz-Garcia, 44, must undergo 20 years of post-release sup… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Pet Shop Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty

Pet Shop Manager from Cold Spring also Arrested

A 55-year-old Mahopac man who owns pet shops in Danbury as well as Mohegan Lake and Wappingers Falls has been charged with three counts of animal cruelty in connection with two dogs and a kitten, two of which were euthanized. The Connecticut Depart… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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