Sheriff’s Canine ‘Duncan’ Now Patrolling In Heaven


A highly decorated police canine that patrolled Putnam County for years with his handler has passed away. K9 Duncan was 10 years old. For eight of those years, the German shepherd, assigned to Deputy Vincent Dalo, was involved in scores of narcotics … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Deer Kills In Putnam Decline


The number of deer taken in Putnam County declined last year despite a five percent increase statewide. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported last week that hunters registered the killing of 626 deer last year countywid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Water District Meeting for Carmel Residents

Residents of Carmel Water District #2 are encouraged to attend a Town Board meeting on Wednesday, April 25, to voice their opinion on future plans to upgrade the water district. Carmel Water District #2, which includes most of the Hamlet of Carmel, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Safety on Minds of Legislators


Putnam lawmakers are concerned about the safety of the county’s 14,000 school children, and, at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature, unanimously called on the state to fund a school resource officer (SRO) for every elementary and seconda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Driving On Putnam Plaza Sidewalk Leads To Arrest

Several calls to the county’s 911 Center last week reporting a man driving on the sidewalk at the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center sent Carmel Police to the busy shopping mecca. Police spotted the vehicle and, according to Chief Michael Cazzari, as offi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Man Killed in Hit & Run Incident on I-84


A Brewster man was killed early Saturday when struck by a hit and run motorist on I-84 near the New York- Connecticut line in Danbury. State Police identified the victim as Daniel Crawford, Jr. 32, of Peaceable Hill Road. Troopers from the Southbury… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

War on Addiction Task Force Officially Formed in Putnam


County lawmakers, realizing the vast impact of addiction issues in Putnam, formed the “One Army in the War on Addiction Task Force” at a recent meeting. Legislature Chairman Joseph Castellano explained the One Army in the War on Addiction has compil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Skyrockets In Putnam


Rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea have risen dramatically across Putnam County, and the health department is responding with the message “Treat Me Right.” Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat reported last week 27 cases of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel High School’s Business Department Deemed One of the State’s Finest


Mary Odell and Christopher Conway were honored as two of New York State’s finest educators. Photo by Sue DieckThroughout the years, students enrolled in the Carmel High School’s Business Department have excelled in their secondary school and career p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Menacing With Knife Lands Suspect In Jail

A North Salem man is facing a year in jail for allegedly menacing two neighbors with a knife. State Police arrested Edwin Martinez, 36, last Wednesday morning after being dispatched to a residence on Route 22 at the Southeast-Croton Falls line for a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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