Sifting Through the Sands of Time

About the Ice Crop

  Now that Christmas has come and gone, the gathering of the ice crop excites much interest. It is hardly necessary to say that for many years the ice crop has been gathered during January and February but the matter still brings anticipation. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Word of the Week



ziggurat ZIG-uh-rat noun : an ancient Mesopotamian temple tower consisting of a lofty pyramidal structure built in successive stages with outside staircases and a shrine at the top … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Police Dog Falco Needs Our Help



Sgt. Paul Italiano and his canine partner Falco outside Brewster Police headquarters last summer. Brewster Village Police Department canine Falco, who joined the force last summer, needs your financial assistance. The four year old German shepherd ha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Holiday Blood Drive Takes Place Friday



Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus tak… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Town of Carmel Property Re-Evaluation Winding Down



Carmel’s long awaited town-wide re-evaluation is winding down with residents of the greater Carmel-Mahopac Mahopac Falls areas receiving new assessed values in the form of disclosure notices by March 1. Carmel Town Assessor Glenn Droese told last w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterans Peer-to-Peer Program is a Winner in Putnam County



John Bourges explains the Vet2Vet program to members of the Putnam Legislature including Barbara Scuccimarra of Garrison while Megan Castellano listens to the dialogue. Veterans in Putnam County, especially those with severe needs, will never be forg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Municipal Transportation System: 110,000 Trips So Far This Year



Vincent Tamagna and Bill Nulk review maintenance records on one of the county’s two trolleys that were purchased through a federal grant in 2005 and recently re-purchased by the county allowing for use without federal approval. Pay a visit to t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Ahead of 2015 by $4M Plus



With one reporting period remaining in 2016, Putnam’s sales tax coffers are already $4.2 million ahead of 2015 collections for the first 11 months of the year. Putnam Commissioner of Finance William Carlin delivered his November sales tax repo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings



CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PuntamChabad.org Rabbi Avi Korer conducts Shabbat services Saturdays at 10:00am. Education director Michal Korer. Hebrew school Sundays 10am – 12pm No membership necessary. CHUANG YEN MON… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

STEVEN B. PLUNKETT



Steven B. Plunkett, of Urbandale, IA, formerly of Clinton, TN, and Patterson, NY, died Friday December 16, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. He was 51 years old. Mr. Plunkett was born on April 30, 1965, in Bridgeport, CT, son to Francis A. and Katherine ‘Kay’ (Brandon) Plunkett of Patterson, NY. Steven graduated from Carmel High School […]


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