Sheriff’s PBA Contract Memorandum Rejected



By a unanimous vote, the Putnam Legislature has rejected a memorandum of agreement hammered out by negotiators of the 80 member Sheriff’s Dept. PBA, County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Sheriff Don Smith that had called for a six-year contract… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Cunningham’s Corner

A State of Affairs

Letters to the editor are welcome; please limit to 500 words or less and email by 9 am Monday. We report this week, elsewhere in this issue, of an 18-year-old walking in Brewster with his girlfriend, when he is set upon by two other youths, 16 and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Legislature Expands County’s Agricultural District



The Putnam Legislature Wednesday expanded the county’s Agricultural District to include parcels on both the eastern and western sides of the county. The action followed a request made in June by the Putnam Agriculture and Farmland Protection B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cyclists Take to the Streets as Putnam Cycling Classic Rekindled



Carla, Nicholas and Matthew Scipioni provide moral support to Renzo Scipioni, who completed the 62 mile leg of the tour. The weatherman was on the bicyclists’ side Sunday when a glorious morning greeted dozens of riding enthusiasts who particip… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘All-American Concert’ At Patterson Recreation



On Saturday, July 22, the Patterson Recreation Center will be the venue for a family friendly “All-American Concert” by the Southern Dutchess Concert Band and sponsored by The Duffle Bag of Patterson and the Town of Patterson. The concert starts at … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fourth Of July Classic Attracts 350 Runners



Above: Runners of all ages participate in the Putnam Classic. Left: Joe Handelman, 87, of Mahopac, completes a personal achievement. Using a walker, the elderly gentleman walks a mile in the Putnam Classic on the 4th of July. Three hundred fifty hund… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sacred Heart Church, Started as Mission Chapel, Is Now 60!



The Sacred Heart Mission Chapel as it appeared in 1933. The date was July 6, 1957, when the Sacred Heart Mission Chapel in Putnam Lake was designated as a full parish by the late Cardinal Francis Spellman, Archbishop of New York. The following summer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley To Challenge Smith For Sheriff



A retired member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department hopes to lead that agency next year. Robert Langley, a lifelong Putnam resident, now living in Garrison, has been nominated by the Putnam Democratic Committee to seek the county’s top law enforceme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Long Awaited Route 6 Paving Planned For Carmel



Following years of neglect and patching of cracked and broken pavement by the New York State DOT, a five mile section of Route 6 from Library Corners in downtown Carmel to Route 312 in Southeast will be undergoing a major renovation this year. The $… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

High Court To Hear Andrew Krivak’s Motion For New Trial



One of the major stories of 2016 revolved around the acquittal of Anthony DiPippo, twice convicted of murder, who had spent more than two decades in a maximum security penitentiary. The case involved the brutal rape and murder of a 12-year-old Carme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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