FROM ARCTIC COLD TO TORRENTIAL RAIN

Minus 10 to plus 50 degrees in 3 days!

  On Sunday, residents awakened to the coldest Valentine’s Day in Putnam County in the last 100 years with early morning temperatures recorded at anywhere from MINUS SIX in Cold Spring to TEN BELOW Zero in Carmel and a bone chilling NEGATIVE 16 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

ZIKA VIRUS CONFIRMED IN PUTNAM



In the wake of Putnam County reporting its first case of Zika virus, upping the number to 16 in New York State and three dozen throughout the United States, Senator Charles Schumer called on President Obama to appoint a “zikaczar” to coordinate the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dramatic Ice Rescue Behind JFK High School



The Good Lord was looking down on a member of the New York State Police and a yellow Labrador retriever Saturday when the pair fell through a layer of ice on pond behind the John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. The Case began when troopers received… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Carmel Town Board Reviews Fire Contracts



Fire prevention contracts the greater Carmel-Mahopac area are continuing to be reviewed and analyzed this week by members of the Town of Carmel administration after a public hearing was held before the Carmel Town Board when not a single person spok… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Road Menace Removed From Highway



An 18-year-old Southeast youth accused of traveling at mach speed and allegedly refusing to obey an officer’s demands to stop is facing a variety of charges that could send him to jail for up to five years. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Hero’s Salute for Bodor



The flag draped coffin carried by fire department pall bearers is taken into the church. John Bodor, the man dedicated to the emergency services community for nearly half a century, received a hero’s salute Saturday during his funeral service i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Colonial Fair Allows Children to Be in Touch With Their Past



Under the direction of teacher Michelle Maselli (not pictured) students Sloane Duys and Adeline Benvenuto create beeswax candles—the old fashioned way. Creativity, hard work, teachers’ collaboration and funding from the Brewster Education Found… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Meet the Breeds with Putnam’s Dog Experts



Karen Justin, Diane Travis, Flo Laicher, Priscilla Marsh, and dog companions Splash and Woody represent the Putnam Kennel Club and the Great Pyrenees at Meet the Breeds. Members of the Putnam Kennel Club ventured down to Piers 92 & 94 in NYC on S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Pups Are Stars at Westminster Turner is Runner-Up for Bearded Collie Breed




Turner is taken for a walk Wednesday by Cliff Steele at the Happy Days Kennel in Carmel. America’s top dog may be ‘CJ’, the German shorthaired pointer after winning best in show Tuesday night at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Steel Drum Band Heats Up Fulmar Road Students



Mahopac High School’s Steel Drum Band performs for students at the Fulmar Road Elementary School last Friday. Temperatures may have hovered in the teens yet members of the Mahopac High School Steel Drum Band brought the warmth of the Caribbean … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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