Legislators Approve Tourism Matching Funds



Putnam County lawmakers Tuesday evening approved expending $4,363 to match a tourism grant awarded by New York State. The 2016 grant totaled $61,506 while the county budget provided for only $57,143. Acting Visitor’s Bureau Director Frank Smit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

No Smoking in State Parks Upheld By Court



The New York State Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that bans smoking in all New York State parks by rejecting an argument from a smokers’ rights group that the smoking ban was unconstitutional. In its unanimous decision Thursd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Graffiti Attack Hits Mahopac



Those responsible for a recent graffiti attack in Mahopac will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, officials vow. Outrage and disgust were reported to police by shocked and angry residents last week after street signs, busin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Weird Crime of the Week

Man Charged With Passing Counterfeit Cash

A Connecticut man is facing a felony charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly using counterfeit currency to purchase merchandise in Southeast. State Police arrested Aaron Coderre, 28, of Brookfield last Friday following an … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

CATHOLIC CHARITIES RAISE $1,077,674 TO HELP POOR, NEEDY

  Cardinal Hayes told all the pastors of this Archdiocese of which Putnam is a part, at a meeting in Cathedral College, New York, Tuesday, that $1,077,674 had been raised in the 1925 appeal of the Catholic Charities to which 249,943 persons had … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Rankle RANK-ul verb : to cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness in, to feel anger and irritation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Youth Discuss Personal Matters at Forum



Students from both eastern and western Putnam attend the 22nd annual forum Monday in Kent Cliffs. Putnam’s 22nd annual Youth Forum brought young men and women together from both sides of the county Monday for a day long series of seminars that allowe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Public Input Sought In Brewster Super Search



Two community forums are planned within the next 48 hours where officials from Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES are seeking input about the type of leader residents would like to see as the Brewster School District’s new superintendent. Tim C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam to Showcase Business at BIZCON



Eighty-five businesses and non-profit organizations from both eastern and western Putnam will showcase their wares on Saturday in Mahopac at Putnam’s BIZCON. The event is being co-sponsored by the Putnam County Economic Development Corporation… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Women’s Center Benefit Is Next Wednesday



The Putnam-Northern Westchester Women’s Center is always ready, willing and able to assist those in need after cases of domestic violence. The center is now turning to the public for its assistance by asking for a standing room only audience a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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