County in Tip-Top Financial Condition



Putnam County finds itself in tip-top financial condition. Moody’s investors last week assigned a bond rating of Aa2 for the county’s recent bond sale. Proceeds from the $4.2 million sale will be used to fund renovations at Tilly Foster … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Front Row Seat at GOP Convention



Donna and Anthony Scannapieco at the GOP Convention. Donna and Anthony Scannapieco of Mahopac are having the time of their lives at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with front row seats. Anthony is one of the 95 GOP delegates to the co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sudden Passing of FOP Founder O’Neill Is Mourned Regionwide



James O’Neill Downtown Carmel – the Putnam County seat – will be closed to traffic Friday morning when funeral services are held for retired NYPD Sergeant Supervisor James O’Neill, who died suddenly Sunday following a massive … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Dog Days of Summer Bring Competition in Putnam



Gunner the Bullmastiff poses with his ribbon after his victory at last year’s Putnam Kennel Club Dog Show. Right in the middle of the dog days of summer, Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park will celebrate some special canines in the Putnam Ken… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Reunion Planned at 4-H Fair



Attention 4-H’ers of the past: Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Youth Development Program is inviting you to participate in next weekend’s 45th annual Putnam 4-H Fair. An Alumni Wall of Fame will be on display announcing the names o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘All-American’ Concert At The Patterson Recreation Center



On Saturday, July 23, the Patterson Recreation Center will be the venue for a family-friendly “All-American” concert by the Southern Dutchess Concert Band. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and admission is FREE. The Southern Dutchess Concert Band contin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Quintet Returns to Tompkins Corners





Tompkins Corners Cultural Center is delighted to welcome back the David Amram Quintet, with Kevin Twigg, Rene Hart, Adam Amram and Elliot Peper on Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 pm for the Second Annual David Amram Concert. A special guest, the “Out to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac School Fields to be Closed During School Hours



Citing a need for increased security, all fields and tracks on the Mahopac School District campus will be closed to outsiders during school hours beginning on the first day of class in September. Superintendent Dennis Creedon said the Board of Educa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Questions on Government, Smoking & Cell Towers



To the Editor: From President Obama to County Executive Odell to Putnam Valley Supervisor Oliverio, it seems that every elected official in the land has a lust for power and control over the people who are their subjects. Under the guise of “the gre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Considers Planning Chief Who Is A Lawyer, Not A Planner



Putnam County lawmakers will be voting next month on appointing a Commissioner of Planning, Development and Public Transportation who is not a planner but an attorney. Debate at last week’s meeting of the Legislature’s Rules Committee ce… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.