Putnam’s First Queens And Kings Celebration Offers Something For All



Above: Five year old Allison loves her gifts. Right: Juan Sanchez enjoys entertaining the audience. Below: Elliot Rivera is a one man band. Here he plays the saxophone accompanied by Scott Morgan of Cold Spring on the drums. Putnam County’s fir… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Putnam’s schools do well in Governor’s budget or do they?

State Aid figures outlined; districts react

Information released by the Governor’s office in Albany has indicated that each of Putnam’s six school districts will receive a boost in state aid for the 2016-17 school year if the budget proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is approved. However, local sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dirk Johannes Jongeneel



Dirk Johannes Jongeneel, age 61, passed away November 19, 2015 in Carmel, New York.  He was born on May 25, 1954 in Port Chester, NY to Dorothy Claire Condon Jongeneel and James C. Jongeneel. Dirk worked as a mechanic for over 30 years, but also held jobs such as estate caretaker and antique car restorer.  He had owned his own […]

Fire department hearings come a year late



A public hearing at Wednesday’s Patterson Town Board meeting titled “Fire Protection” resulted in quite a shock for the 35 people in attendance. The hearing was to hear input from the community for the 2015 fire department contracts awarded to the P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Taconic closed in Putnam due to icy conditions; now reopen



A section of the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley and Kent resembled an ice skating rink Friday morning resulting in multiple crashes that forced State Police to close the entire road for more than two hours. It has since reopened.A… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Quick response on an icy morning averts calamity



Firefighters’ quick response on an icy morning Monday averted a calamity for a resident of Southeast when his home caught fire. Brewster and Croton Falls FD personnel were summoned at 4:34 a.m. to the one story wood frame dwelling at 9 Vail’s L… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam woman injured in Somers crash that kills one



A 62 year old resident of Baldwin Place was injured Sunday night when her car was struck by an oncoming vehicle on Route 202 in Somers. The accident left one person dead. State Police identified the fatal victim as Clint Herbert, 42, of Yorktow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac High School heat problems force closing



Students at Mahopac High School had a half day of school Tuesday when a heat pump failed in the sprawling building along Baldwin Place Road.Superintendent Dennis Creedon explained that a recirculation pump malfunctioned between Monday night and Tues… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Four people escape burning home in Kent Cliffs



For the third time in less than two weeks fire has ravaged a home in Putnam County. It wasn’t until early Wednesday that cold and tired firefighters returned to their quarters after battling the all night blaze that heavily damaged a wood frame… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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