Winter High School Sports Season Begins On Monday



Sectional and state championships in high school cross country and swimming are still on deck to wrap up the fall season, but the winter season is fast approaching. How fast? Like, uh, Monday. Nov. 9 is the first official day of practice for winter … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Parole violator captured



A 25 year old Dutchess County man who absconded from his parole officer Wednesday night caused panic throughout the Philipstown-Cold Spring area when police choppers with search lights, dogs and armed officers searched the area in the vicinity of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators Green-Light Senior Center



The Putnam County Legislature voted 7-0 in favor of leasing 6-thousand square feet of space for a new senior center at the Butterfield site in Philipstown Wednesday evening. Legislators Dini LoBue and Kevin Wr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Former Carmel man killed in plane crash

Well-known as businessman, strategist

Family and friends are mourning the passing of James “Brad” McGee this week. The 57 year old entrepreneur and resident of Rye, New Hampshire, who graduated from Carmel High School in 1976, died  Wednesday when his single engine plane crash… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac teen shot with arrow, seriously injured



A 13 year old Mahopac boy was seriously injured Sunday when he accidentally shot himself with an arrow while attempting to dislodge a crossbow. Carmel Police, Mahopac Falls FD Rescue Squad personnel and a paramedic from the TransCare Ambulance Comp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators reject call for hunting ban in Putnam



Dozens of hunters from across the county packed Monday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee to protest a request made by a Southeast resident to ban hunting countywide.Paul Saloom of Ridgetop Lane sent a memo to the le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Socialite with ties to Putnam found murdered



An 83-year-old North Salem woman with ties to Putnam County was found dead Monday in her North Salem estate and State Police have called the death murder. Lois Colley, a long-time member of the Brewster-Carmel Garden Club, died from blunt force… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vets Day logjam on Route 301



Regular morning commuters using Route 301 in western Kent must have thought they were having a bad dream Wednesday when bumper-to-bumper traffic greeted them.A single car crash on the Taconic State Parkway near Peekskill Hollow Road resulted in a ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.