Sifting Through the Sands of Time

End of the War Officialy Declared

  A general order has been issued from the, War Department as follows: All the forces of the enemy east of the Mississippi river having been duly surrendered by their proper commanding officers to the armies of the United States under agreements… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Word of the Week



gimcrack JIM -krak NOUN: a showy object of little use or value : gewgaw … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kati Mac Loves Senior Shelter Dogs



Carmel author Kati Mac and her Scruffy McMuffin. Kati Mac is truly an inspiration. The Carmel woman’s love for senior shelter dogs and their often most unfortunate plight prompted her to pen a book “The Secret Adventures of Scruffy McMuff… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FOP Presents Scholarships to Seniors



Brendan McDonnell and four high school seniors accept awards from FOP President Joanne Viola at last week’s FOP meeting in Carmel. Five young women were presented Community Service scholarships last week for their outstanding neighborhood invol… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

EMS Call Unveils Terrible Case of Animal Hoarding



A grim scene inside a Kent residence containing dozens and dozens of cats was discovered by authorities responding to a medical emergency. Putnam SPCA Chief Ken Ross described the discovery of a case of animal hoarding in Kent as being “totally… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Memorial Day Observances Begin Friday



The unofficial beginning of summer—Memorial Day—is days away and officials on the state, county, town and village levels are encouraging residents to take time this weekend and attend a Memorial Day observance. Activities in Putnam begin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Rallies for Declan McGrath



John McGrath, flanked by his wife, Elizabeth, and son, Kieran, give a thumb’s up as a way of saying ‘thanks’ at Saturday’s fundraiser for Declan McGrath. A gray morning turned into a brilliant sunny afternoon for dozens of fri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flag that Flew Over Capitol Presented to Wife of Putnam FOP Founder



Kathy O’Neill accepts a flag that flew over the Capitol from Kristi Acker at last week’s Putnam FOP memorial observance. Kathy O’Neill expressed great pride when an American flag that flew over the Capitol was presented to her last … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shared Services Initiative To Get Underway Across The County



A shared services initiative promoting both social as well as fiscal responsibility is underway across the county. Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell kicked off the planning efforts last Thursday at a 90 minute long forum in Carmel attended by … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vendors Wanted For Community Tag Sale



First Presbyterian Church located at 411 Rt. 6N (at Secor Rd) in Mahopac will host a RENT-A-SPACE COMMUNITY TAG SALE Saturday June 17, 2017 9AM-3PM Rain or Shine. Refreshments will be available. Vendors are wanted. Double parking space $25 in Advanc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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