16-Year-Old Lucky to Be Alive After Mahopac Falls Crash


A Ford SUV burns out of control on Route 6N in Mahopac Falls Saturday after its driver lost control and struck a utility pole. Photo By Eric GrossA 16-year-old Mahopac boy is lucky to be alive after his SUV crashed into a utility pole and burst into … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

C.V. Starr School’s New Wing Opens With Great Fanfare


  With the snip of a ribbon, the four-classroom addition at the C.V. Starr Elementary School was officially opened. Last Tuesday evening’s ceremony attracted more than 100 residents of the Brewster District to the school. Board of Education … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Walk To Benefit Alzheimer’s Research


Irene Schech of Patterson (center) walks with her daughters. Photo by Eric Gross Light drizzle and overcast skies Sunday failed to dampen the spirits of more than 500 men, women and children who participated in Putnam’s annual Memory Walk that rai… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac FD Requests Increase In Fire Department Contract


The Mahopac Fire Department has asked the Carmel Town Board for a $200,000 increase in its fire protection contract for 2018. Ed Scott, chairman of the Mahopac Board of Fire Commissioners and his fellow firefighter Charles Lewis testified before the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Got $14.9 Million To Spare?


The Frank Lloyd Wright house on Petra Island in the middle of Lake Mahopac is on the market for a mere $14.9 million. Photo By Eric GrossOne of Putnam County’s most iconic properties – an island with a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright – is on the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Change Needed in Southeast

To the Editor, This is the year to make a change in Southeast government. After two terms (eight years), two members of the current Town Board are running again for re-election. While I like them, it’s become clear that Southeast could really benefit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Backing Cullen & Hudak

To the Editor, I write this letter in support of Bob Cullen and Liz Hudak in their bid to remain on the Town Board in the Town of Southeast. Let us never forget the time, eight years ago specifically, when Bob and Liz stepped up at a time when our To… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the […]

Time for Smith to ‘Pass Baton’

To the Editor, One of the tests of true leadership is the ability to recognize when it is time to step down and make way for a new generation of leaders with new skills, areas of expertise and strategies. It is a “test” of leadership because, as many… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Lord is Highly Qualified

To the Editor, I’ll be voting for John Lord for Southeast Town Council and I want you to know that John is one of the most qualified candidates we’ve ever had. John has been passionate about Southeast for as long as I’ve known him. He grew up here, r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Incumbent Sheriff Costing Taxpayers Money

To the Editor, Choosing our next sheriff should be a pretty simple process. Putnam voters can look at the two candidates – the incumbent and Robert Langley – and see plenty of differences, big and small. The biggest, though, is this: only the incumbe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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