Santa debuts in Putnam


Above: Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive atop a Mahopac FD engine. At right: Susan Salomone is dressed as one of the reindeers at the celebration. At left: Frosty greets the Hess family including Ciaran, Declan and Seamus. Photos by Eric GrossSanta arrived… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Brewster Bear Remains as District Agrees to Test Drive New Logo


Describing the Brewster bear mascot an “important symbol of community pride and tradition,” the Brewster Board of Education has voted to test-pilot the district’s Strategic Coherence Plan logo for a year with the usage of the bear mascot remaining un… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday on the Lake Is Saturday!

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Putnam’s 23rd annual Holiday on the Lake takes place Saturday throughout the county seat. Sponsored by the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association, an estimated 5,000 men, women and children will fill the downtown area throughout the day partaking in a wide variety of activities and events. A pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12-noon at the Carmel FD headquarters kicks […]

County Joins Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Companies


Putnam County has joined an increasing list of municipalities across New York State in commencing litigation against pharmaceutical companies and distributors who the lawmakers charge have “created the nationwide opioid epidemic.” Meeting in special … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Money Secured for Warner House


Roddy MacLeod, resident manager, and Vincent Tamagna, chairman of the board, outside the deteriorating Warner home on Constitution Island. Photo by Douglas Cunningham More than a century after the Warner sisters taught Bible classes to West Point … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. Lawrence O’Toole’s Holiday Tradition Reaches 211 for Dinner


The tradition continued for the 17th year for Dan LePere, Ted Galgano and his son Ted Jr. Photos by Eric GrossTwo hundred-eleven shut-ins enjoyed a delicious Thanksgiving dinner thanks to a small army of volunteers who organized, cooked and delivered… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

George’s Opens Doors for Thanksgiving Dinner


Above: Gus and Karen Pourakis along with their three sons, George, 27, Nick, 26 and C.J., 23, carve one of the many turkeys at George’s Place on Thanksgiving Day. Below: George Tolaba of Putnam Valley enjoys his dinner with friends, Lars and Ellen Os… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

I’m with Chuck and Nancy: Riders Must Have Positive Train Control

To the Editor, I am Putnam County’s representative to the MTA Board. The number one issue I carry into public meetings and private conversations of the MTA Board is the safety of the thousands of Putnam County riders on Metro North. I do that in memo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Questions on Property Deal

To the Editor: I read recently about an exciting project to expand the Chamber Park in downtown Mahopac, create more parking and provide more public access to Lake Mahopac while removing some old, unsightly buildings. This will give downtown Mahopac … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Traffic Stop On I-84 Leads To Felony Arrest


A trooper never knows what awaits him when stopping a vehicle on Interstate 84 . Troopers from the Brewster barracks pulled a car over for speeding on Thanksgiving-eve at 1 am in Southeast and a computer check revealed the vehicle was reported stolen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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