Matt Scipioni Is Putnam’s Newest Eagle Scout


Matt Scipioni at the Eagle Court of Honor. Photo by Renzo Scipioni Matt Scipioni joined the scouting movement in 2006 as a first grader in the elementary school. Today, the Brewster High School senior has become Putnam’s newest Eagle Scout with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Early Morning Fire Destroys Carmel Home


Firefighters attack a raging inferno in Carmel last Tuesday morning. The home was destroyed. Photos by Bart MenschA n early morning blaze last Tuesday destroyed a 93-year-old home on Hickory Bend, a narrow dirt road off Drewville Road in Carmel. The … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kids: Forget About Spring Break!


Mother Nature continues to play havoc with school calendars throughout the region, resulting in the elimination of spring vacations for most children or greatly reduced holiday time. Each year, districts set aside three to five days for emergency clo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Who Fled to Russia Convicted of Burglary


A Connecticut man who fled to Russia after burglarizing a Southeast home and threatening to kill its occupant now faces a lengthy state prison term following his conviction in Putnam County Court. Anthony Magliocco, 29, was found guilty before a j… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pinwheels for Prevention


Pinwheels are on display last year at one of the county’s pinwheel gardens. This year’s planting takes place on Saturday at the Child Abuse Prevention Garden in front of the Sybil Ludington statue in downtown Carmel. Photo by Eric GrossResidents are … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ladder Trucks Converge in Mahopac


Putnam’s first Ladderfest brought out ladder trucks from across the county to Mahopac where firefighters had the opportunity to explore a variety of equipment. Photo By Tom Beatty Fire department ladder trucks from throughout the region converged … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

Snowballs or Easter Eggs This Easter? Who Knows.

Thru March (Tues)-1-3pm Knitting and Crafting Meet Up at the Kent Public Lib. More info/reg: 845-225-8585, kentlibrary.org Thru March 29 Sport of Polo Exhibit at Mahopac Library. More info: call 845-628-2009, ext 108. March (Fri)-11-11:45am Lend Me Y… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Bagel Deli to Operate Sycamore Concession Stand


On a stormy night without a single person in attendance, the Carmel Town Board last Wednesday accepted a proposal from Carmel Bagel Deli to operate the concession stand at Sycamore Park in Mahopac for the next three years. Carmel Bagel agreed to pay … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

A Danbury woman is facing a slew of charges following a traffic stop in Southeast. State Police arrested Tiela Taft, 34, last Monday morning when, at 2:45 a.m., a patrol stopped the woman’s vehicle on Route 6 for allegedly committing several traffic … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The State of Putnam County, Part II:

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State Sen. Terrence Murphy, who was all over the generally pathetic storm response by utilities (save for Central Hudson), is holding a hearing this morning in Albany. He’s chairman of the State Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, and hopes to study whether the utility companies were prepared to manage the massive outages caused by the storm, and prevent […]


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