Day of Service Celebrated in Brewster for Sandy Hook



BHS senior Bella Quinlan works with a group of kindergartners Friday at the JFK School. Three years ago this past Monday marked the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The Brewster School community wanted to give back, and reached out to CV… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Mahopac Gymnasts Off To Good Start



Chloe Lee won the allaround by nipping teammate Callie Johanson, and the Mahopac High School gymnastics team opened the season by defeating Ossining and Sleepy Hollow in a three-way meet. The Indians totaled 152.9 points to Ossining’s 127 and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Wrestling Has Strong Showing vs. Fox Lane



Top: Dominick Caporel with a half nelson rolling his opponent over for a pin. Above: Steve Irwin on top of his opponent. It’s a rarity in high school wrestling when two programs come out tied, but that’s what happened last week when Carme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac’s Donahoe Earns College Kudos



  Former Mahopac High School football standout Patrick Donahoe, son of the current Indians’ coach, completed his collegiate career at Hamilton by earning the Most Valuable Special Teams Player award. It was one of four Continental Awards (… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Merkel Leads Brewster Girls to Victory



CORTLANDT – “She was a force.” That’s how Brewster High School girls’ basketball coach Mike Castaldo described Frannie Merkel after she led the Bears to a 56-28 win over Walter Panas on Monday night. Merkel had 12 poin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Earns Convincing Win Over Iona Prep



The Mahopac High School wrestling team went down to a difficult place to wrestle this week when it defeated Iona Prep, 53-33, in a nonleague match. Here are the complete results: 145: Colin Realbuto (IOPR) def. Joe Usewicz (M) (Fall 2:55) 152: Steph… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Threat of violence at Carmel Middle School unfounded



A rumor that violence would occur at the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel has been deemed to be unfounded, but police and school officials continue to investigate the apparent prank. Principal John Piscitella contacted parents Friday morn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jane Smith remembered for dedication to family, friends & community



Sheriff Don Smith, filled with emotion, recalls his wife, Jane, at Saturday’s celebration of her life at the Mission Church in Holmes. Photo/Eric Gross Mourners congregated at the Mission Church in Holmes on Saturday to remember the life of Jane Smit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Boyfriend Charged with Murder in Case of Baby Found in Woods

Updated with new info

Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected, based on later information from the state police, to indicate that the body of the infant was found near Dover Plains, not near Heidi’s Inn.The body of a 2-month-old infant has been found in a wooded are… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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