Putnam Couple Facing Drug Charges



A western Putnam couple is facing drug charges in Rockland County. Police in Orangetown reported the arrest last weekend of Ashley DeYoung, 32, and Andrew Castleton, 23, of Garrison after their car was stopped for a traffic violation. Cops alleged f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Happy 100th Adelaide Appel



Adelaide Appel (seated) is surrounded by her friends for her 100th birthday including (standing) Natalie Townsend, Ed Adams and Don Townsend. The Old-Timers Club celebrated a special occasion last Friday at the group’s monthly meeting—the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Garbage Stinks in Town of Patterson



A battle is brewing in Patterson over garbage removal. The Patterson Town Board discussed the privatization of trash collection within the town last week following a year long study. Patterson is divided into two garbage districts. District No.1&md… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Reviews Ambulance Options



The company responsible for providing Putnam’s six towns and three villages with advanced life support (ALS) has found it difficult in recent months paying its bills, leading the county to be concerned about providing the service. At the sugge… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Kids Learn About Winter Animal Behavior



Children in Mahopac enjoy a visit from BOCES naturalist Kevin Gross who taught the boys and girls about animals’ winter ways. Children at the Fulmar Road Elementary School in Mahopac are now “experts” in winter animal behavior thank… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Traffic a Nightmare in Carmel



A traffic nightmare this week was reported in downtown Carmel as new traffic lights were activated. Tie-ups Tuesday were substantial. Motorists traversing Route 52 in the county seat thought they were having a bad dream this week thanks in part to th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

Santa’s Boots, in Albany and Putnam

Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son were convicted of public corruption Friday. That would be the Dean Skelos who was one of the “three men in a room” responsible for negotiating New York’s spending, its taxes and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Sycophant SIK-uh-funt NOUN a servile self-seeking flatterer … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gingerbread Mania in Mahopac!



Sophia Higgins, Julia McGrindes and Allison Silver admire their work. Excitement reached a fevered pitch at the Mahopac Middle School last week when a variety of gingerbread displays created by both students and faculty were “gingerly” ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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