Candy Cane Runs Enjoyed By Young And Old


As the first snow of the season fell Saturday, Santa and his helpers delivered thousands of candy canes to children residing in the county seat. Photo by Eric GrossThe sounds of screaming sirens and blasting air horns permeated the Putnam countryside… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Carmel Referendum Soundly Defeated


Residents of the Carmel School District soundly defeated two propositions Monday totaling $85.6 million that would have refurbished the school district for decades to come. Proposition I ($37.2 million) had called for the purchase of property and con… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Guidance Counselor of the Year!


Jessica McCann is NYS Guidance Counselor of the Year. Photo By Eric GrossBrewster High School guidance counselor Jess McCann is sporting a special smile these days. The 14-year veteran educator has been named as Guidance Counselor of the Year by the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Residents Encouraged To Carry Naloxone Medication


The numbers are staggering: 64,000 drug overdose deaths across the United States in 2016, a 22 percent increase over the previous year with 78 percent of these deaths opioid related. Governor Andrew Cuomo last Thursday kicked off a statewide campaign… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Remembering Pearl Harbor


Karl Rohde addresses Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance. Photos by Eric Gross Cannon fire echoed throughout the Putnam County seat Thursday evening when young and old alike gathered at the Carmel Veterans Hall to remember a day 76 years ago that changed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHS Kids’ Day Brings Community Together


A Kid’s Day favorite is the balloon shaving competition. Photos by Eric GrossThe tradition continued Sunday at Carmel High School when, for the 38th consecutive year, students and staff opened their school for an old-fashioned holiday get-together co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cold War Vets To Receive Tax Exemption


Three hundred thirty-three Cold War veterans call Putnam County home. These members of the armed services who served from 1945 to December 26, 1991, have been receiving county property tax exemptions totaling some $15.1 million. New York State has r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three Area Lakes To Undergo Waterfront Revitalization


A growing concern over algae and pollution affecting Lake Baldwin and Lake Ossi, both in western Mahopac, and Lake Purdys in Purdys Station prompted State Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne earlier this year to author legislation des… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Village Board Organizes for 2018


The Brewster Village Board has organized for 2018. Meeting for its annual meeting last Monday evening, Mayor James Schoenig welcomed a full compliment of trustees to the session including Christine Piccini, Tom Boissonnault, Mary Bryde and newcomer G… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Better Looking Antennae Headed to Town of Carmel


There will be no more ugly looking antennae and wireless equipment in the greater Carmel, Mahopac and Mahopac Falls area following a law approved by the Carmel Town Board. By a unanimous vote last week, the board approved an ordinance based on a code… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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