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My sister was trapped in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina (12 years ago now!), and I confess to watching hurricanes a bit more carefully since. Incredible power. And, a prime example to watch of how government responds. From early accounts, Texas clearly seems to be up to the challenge with Harvey. But it’s a massive one. Houston is the nation’s […]

Lake Peekskill Man Charged With Scrap Metal Thievery

A Lake Peekskill man is facing felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than $1,400 worth of scrap metal from a Yorktown Heights garage. Yorktown Police Thursday reported the arrest of Jeremiah Jones, 35, in connection with the hei… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Firefighters Battle Large Brush Blaze


A large brush fire in Southeast was battled by firefighters from three departments Saturday afternoon. Smoke was visible from a wide area along the Route 22 corridor south of the Village of Brewster. Brewster FD personnel were first summoned and requ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hit & Run Driver Sought In Southeast

A pedestrian was critically injured Sunday evening when struck by a hit and run motorist on Route 22 in Southeast. The victim, identified as Balvino Lopez, 48, of Main Street, Brewster, was admitted to the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Businessman Comes to the Aid of Putnam SPCA

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The Putnam SPCA recently purchased a used 2008 Ford Crown Victoria to implement its current 2004 Ford patrol car with more than 185,000 miles on its odometer. SPCA Police Chief Ken Ross explained the “‘new’ used vehicle had several challenges to overcome” since its mileage exceeded 115,000 and it needed mechanical work. The vehicle was also rusting and contained peeling […]

Traffic Nightmare Expected On Route 684


Motorists traveling on Route 684 in Southeast and North Salem are being advised to expect gridlock this week as the New York State DOT repairs pavement from the terminus of the highway at Route 22 in Brewster to Hardscrabble Road in Croton Falls. DOT… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Scam Artists Soliciting Donations For Little League


Putnam residents are being warned this week about scam artists posing as fundraisers for local Little League baseball organizations. The Sheriff’s Office Friday confirmed receiving reports from local residents who advised the receipt of e-mails and p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Gets A Boost In July

Sales tax revenue generated throughout Putnam County for the month of July was extremely positive, when cash registers rang up $4,952,664 in tax dollars, up by nearly $600,000 from July 2016. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin reported last week … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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