Senior centers, public transit affected by storm



Updated for new info: The surprise overnight storm that intensified after sunrise is now affecting public transportation throughout the county.County Executive Mary Ellen Odell reported at 8 a.m. that “Putnam County Public Transportation is now on l… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

NYC cop, shot on patrol in apartment complex, is from Putnam County



A New York City police officer shot Thursday night in the Bronx when he and his female partner encountered armed suspects in an apartment complex hallway has been identified as a resident of Brewster.Officer Patrick Espeut, 29, suffered a gunshot wo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cuomo Orders New Indian Point Investigation After Tritium Finding



Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a new investigation into the Indian Point nuclear energy plants after increased levels of tritium were found in three groundwater monitoring wells on the site.Cuomo directed that the commissioners of the Department of E… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sandy Hook moms cope with daughters’ deaths



Catherine Hubbard and Caroline Previdi were two of the twenty children slain on that horrific day. Their mothers spoke of the ordeal, and their Christian faith, Sunday in Putnam. Photo/Eric Gross Two women who lost children in the Sandy Hook Element… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Libby Pataki blasts ‘wrong & unfair’ coverage of tourism by out-of-town paper

Says she will remain in post


Libby Pataki, Putnam County’s tourism director, vowed Monday evening to remain in the job and continue to serve the people of Putnam County. She exclusively told the Courier that articles in an out-of-county paper criticizing her operation of touris… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three area residents rescued in upstate wilderness



Three area residents experienced harrowing experiences when lost last weekend in upstate New York – but thanks to the state Department of Environmental Conservation Police and local fire and EMS responders, all three were safely rescued.The first in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster and Carmel schools delay openings due to snow



For the third time in as many days area schools are being affected by the weather. Light snowfall overnight has slicked many roads resulting in TWO HOUR delays for the Brewster, Carmel, Pawling and Lakeland School Districts.Other schools operat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.