Dismayed by Senior Center Presentation



To the Editor: While attending the Putnam County Legislature’s Physical Services Committee meeting on the 15th of November, I was surprised to learn that Legislator Scuccimarra and Assistant County Executive Bruce Walker gave a presentation on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Schumer Thanks Putnam County for its Support



U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has thanked the voters of Putnam County for supporting him in last month’s general election. Schumer, a Democrat, received 22,449 votes across the county as compared to Wendy Long’s 19,077 in predominantly Republican Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

SOME DAY

  Yon smooth the tangles from my hair, With gentle touch and tenderest care, And count the years you shall mark, Bright silver threads among the dark—Smiling the while to hear me say, You’ll think of this night some day, Some day! I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



cavalcade kav-ul-KAYD noun : a procession of riders or carriages, vehicles or ships; dramatic sequence or procession : series … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday on the Lake is Saturday



Last year’s Holiday on the Lake Electric Light Parade attracted thousands to the county seat. Putnam’s 22nd annual Holiday on the Lake takes place Saturday throughout the county seat. Sponsored by the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association, an estimated … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hero to be Honored Twice Next Week




Julia Brower gives her hero Cullen Malzo a hug when revisiting the scene of last month’s dramatic rescue. Cullen Malzo, the 19-year-old Mahopac man credited with saving the lives of two 17-year-old Mahopac girls last month by rescuing them from the c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Oil Trains Spur Congress to Tighten Railroad Safety



The U.S. House of Representatives’ unanimous approval Tuesday of efforts to boost safety for crude oil shipping was met with optimism by Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, one of the sponsors of the bill, as well the Putnam County Legisl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Weird Crime of the Week

BUSTED! Camera Catches Man Littering; Arrest Said to Be a First

A Mahopac resident has the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the United States to be caught by a municipal camera while littering, and subsequently charged. The unidentified individual now faces a $500 fine. The act occurred in ear… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Municipally Operated Ambulance to Serve Greater Patterson



Following months of discussion and debate, the Patterson Town Board has decided to provide its constituents with a municipally operated ambulance service. Volunteerism in emergency services across the county finds itself at a crossroads in many comm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Holiday Events Around Putnam



Christmas lights and music and the holiday spirit will be ringing across the county this weekend. Here’s a full schedule: MAHOPAC FALLS – Friday, Dec. 2, Mahopac Falls annual tree lighting, 7 pm, Mahopac Falls FD headquarters. PUTNAM V… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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