Carmel’s Massive Paving Projects To Get Underway


Get ready for gridlock when attempting to traverse the Putnam County seat starting next week. The first of two massive paving projects gets underway June 11 that will replace cracked and broken asphalt along Route 6 from Library Corners (Routes 6 and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Donna Anderson and Mary Bodor Are Senior Citizens of the Year


Putnam’s Senior Citizens of the Year are Mary Bodor (left) and Donna Anderson. Photo by Eric Gross Donna Anderson and Mary Bodor, Putnam’s senior citizens of the year, agreed last Wednesday at the county’s 45th anniversary Volunteer Recognition ce… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Watch Fires Burn Brightly in Putnam


Top: Flags are retired in a burning barrel by children of all ages. Above: Karl Rohde burns a judge’s robe in protest of a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing for the burning of the flag. Photos by Eric GrossFires burned brightly in steel drums at t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Extreme Weather & Energy Sources

Dear Editor: Arguments about Global Warming aside, it is clear now that extreme weather disasters are no longer rare events. In addition to loss of life and significant property damage, we repeatedly witness power outages which, for many – the very y… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Remembering, on Memorial Day

FREE Remembering, on Memorial Day

It was perhaps fitting that Memorial Day 2018 was a bit cool in the morning, the weather overcast, the sun fleeting. We could concentrate on the message, on the observance itself, undistracted, if you will. I hope you went to a ceremony. There was one in each corner of the county, on different days, though most ceremonies were on Monday. […]

Engineers Begin Design of New Stoneleigh Ave. & Drewville Road Intersection


The intersection of Stoneleigh Avenue and Drewville Road in Carmel is one of Putnam’s most dangerous crossroads, with dozens of auto mishaps occurring at the busy interchange over the years. Finally, plans have been approved for the redesign and reco… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Senate Hopeful Gets Backing of Working Families Party

Democrat Peter Harckham, a former Westchester County legislator residing in South Salem who will be challenging Robert Kesten in September to represent the Democratic Party in the November general election for the 40th District State Senate seat, rec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Morningthorpe Bridge To Be Completed By Year’s End


The 100-year-old Morningthorpe Bridge closed to vehicles and pedestrian traffic since 2007 has been completely redesigned and according to the county’s Commissioner of Highways and Facilities Fred Pena, is “ready to go.” Pena advised members of the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Brothers From Mahopac Missing and Feared Dead In Idaho


The missing brothers are Raymond (left) and Jesse Ferrieri. Photos ProvidedTwo brothers from Mahopac are missing and feared dead following a grim auto mishap on a back-country road in a remote section of Idaho County, Idaho. Idaho County Sheriff Doug… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FOP Presents Community Service Scholarships

FOP President Joanne Viola and County Executive MaryEllen Odell congratulate the 2018 Putnam FOP Community Award recipients at last week’s FOP meeting in Southeast. Those recognized included Richard Keating, Michael O’Brien, Kevin Galvin and Jack Kan… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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