Rescuing Dogs and Cats, One At a Time



Donna Bednarczuk and Lorraine Forester have asked the public for help as Happy Life Animal Rescue continues to save the lives of hundreds of dogs and cats. It’s a full time job. The pay is minimal but the results of rescuing abandoned dogs and cats–m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Vietnam Vets Reunite 50 Years Later



Four Vietnam vets returned to Carmel Sunday for a 50-year reunion. The quartet includes Bob Neceda, James Kurtz, Steve Frank and Billy Balzano. The fifth member of the Carmel High School Class of 1966 who enlisted in the Marines, Jimmy Kardias, was u… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell’s Budget Falls Within Tax Cap



County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell and her staff have managed to keep the county’s 2017 budget within the state mandated one percent tax cap. Odell will deliver her budget message to a special meeting of the Putnam Legislature today (Thursday)… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Careless Drivers: Every Parent’s Safety Worry



The 2016-17 school year is now one month old and local officials are reminding the public that school bus safety is of paramount concern with thousands of boys and girls waiting at bus stops from Brewster to Cold Spring and from Patterson to Garriso… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Announces Bill to Stop Hudson River Anchorages



A bright sun, blue sky, and calm waters on the Hudson River made for a picturesque backdrop to the latest effort to stymie the Coast Guard’s plan for more anchorage berths for ships and barges in the Hudson River. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

44 Are Now Proud to Be An American



Daniel Urbanski and his family beam with pride. They reside in Carmel. Forty-four of America’s newest citizens recited their oath of allegiance to the United States and received a rousing ovation at the historic Putnam Courthouse. Last Wednesda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmela Yobak Celebrates 95th



Carmela Yobak celebrated her 95th birthday this week. Carmela Yobak of Mahopac celebrated her 95th birthday this week. The nonagenarian has been a resident of Mahopac for 38 years and a middle school monitor for more than two decades. Before her time… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Med Return Box in Patterson



On Wednesday, September 28th, members of the Putnam Communities That Care (CTC) Coalition joined town officials, members of Patterson Rotary and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office to celebrate the opening of the seventh Med Return box in the County…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Lawmakers Divided Over Creation Of Taxi Commission In Putnam County



Should a county regulated taxi commission be created in Putnam? That’s the question under review these days by county lawmakers. Members of the legislature’s Rules Committee discussed the issue for an hour last week with no decision reac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Audit Reveals Faults in IT Department



State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released the results of an audit of the Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES indicating several faults with the regional system’s IT and claims auditing process. The audit covered the period from July 1, 2014 throu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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