Algae Blooms Close Beaches Throughout Putnam County


Algae blooms were observed in Lake Carmel. Photo by Shawn Rogan The numbers are alarming. In 2017, Putnam County’s 267 lost beach days due to algae blooms constituted 27 percent of all beach closures in New York State. This summer the blue-g… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Lake Mahopac Lightning Strike Sends 3 Boaters To Hospital


Four people on a 20-foot pleasure boat, enjoying the sights of Lake Mahopac on the 4th of July, are lucky to be alive after lightning struck the water near the craft, incapacitating the boat and leaving its occupants complaining of tingling in their … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG To Replace Meters Throughout Putnam County


New electric meters will be installed on homes and businesses throughout Putnam County served by the New York State Electric and Gas Company (NYSEG). The utility, owned by Avangrid, will install the high-tech electric meters, which are capable of not… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

22 Fire Departments March In Mahopac FD Parade


Junior firefighter Eli Sant dresses for the occasion. The 3-year-old resides in Southeast. More photos on Page 2. Photo by Eric GrossMother Nature cooperated Thursday evening when refreshing breezes wafted along the Route 6 corridor, temporarily brea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

We Get It, Heat Miser

July 2-July 31 Departure Project: Saying Goodbye Exhibit at Kent Lib. More info: 845-225-8585 Until July 30 Bird Photographs by Glenn Sapir on display at Mahopac Lib. More info: MahopacLibrary.org Through Aug 23-12:20- 2:30pm )Thursdays) Thursdays in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bench Dedicated at Library

Library staff, trustees, friends and family recently gathered at the Patterson Library for the dedication of a bench gifted to the library in recognition of Director Patti Haar’s 27 years of service pending her retirement this fall. The bench was fun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Motivational Speaker Lisa Olson Remembers Putnam Fondly


Above: Lisa Olson today often lectures about her disabilities around the globe.At Left: Lisa Olson and her late mother, Marie Olson Photos Courtesy of Lisa OlsonIt was 40 years ago this month when Lisa Olson arrived in Putnam County. Born into a worl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Balancing Community & Prosperity Is A Noble ‘Logistics’ Goal

Last week a letter to the editor was received regarding my column about Northeast Interstate Logistics’ interest in coming into Putnam County. In addition to raising some questions, the letter concluded with the statement, “Finally, I’m not sure what… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Miracles & Disappointments

FREE Miracles & Disappointments

Perhaps it’s because I work in the news biz, but I’m fascinated by stories like the youth soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand. The 12 players and a coach survived 10 days of isolation deep underground until they were found a week ago – all of them alive. Four more players were removed by divers Monday –rescued — […]

NYSEG Outage Amidst Heat Wave Threatens Elderly


The New York State Electric and Gas Company has come under attack in recent months for shoddy service in restoring power to thousands of residents affected by storms. Last week during the region’s heat wave, NYSEG reported that “due to heavy load and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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