Councilman, à la Checkers, Tells His Side of Swan Cove


Councilman Mike Barile explains his side of the story in the Swan Cove matter, and disputes claims made by the Journal News. Photo By Eric Gross Editor’s Note: As of April 9, 2019, this story has been corrected, as follows: Three matters requir… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Third Time Is The Charm for Carmel Schools


The largest turnout in any Carmel School election in more than a decade has resulted in a successful vote that will allow the district to improve infrastructure in each of its school buildings while replacing the school’s aging and out-of-compliance … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Horses’ Healing Power Connects With Veterans


Karl Rohde (right) joins John Bourges and Peter Allegretta alongside of ‘Bo’ at the Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy in Southeast. Photo By Eric GrossVeterans suffering from PTSD are gaining a new lease on life thanks to Pegasus, a unique program t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man ‘Searching For Gold’ Causes Ruckus In Brewster Next to Railroad Tracks

A report of a person possibly struck by a Metro-North train lying along the railroad tracks between Brewster and Southeast Monday morning caused quite a commotion. The 8 o’clock call made to the Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center alerted police, fire and E… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Laurie Bandlow Is Brewster’s New Superintendent Of Schools


Dr. Laurie Bandlow is Brewster’s new Superintendent of Schools effective August 1.An Orange County native who was inspired to become an educator by her greatgrandmother, a beloved first grade teacher, has been appointed as Superintendent of Schools e… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Swatting Incident In Western Kent Results In Arrest – In Ohio


A swatting incident in Kent Cliffs last summer resulted in the recent arrest of a 17-year-old Ohio youth who allegedly committed dozens of other nuisance alarms across the United States. The Sheriff’s Department announced the apprehension of the unid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Good News For Motorists in Carmel

The phone rang in Supervisor Ken Schmitt’s office last Wednesday afternoon and the chief executive of Putnam’s largest municipality was thrilled. The New York State Department of Transportation advised Schmitt that contractors will be moving equipmen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

Here Comes The Sun...(We Hope!)

2019-On Select Tues.-6:45- 8pm Drug Crisis in our Backyard Spotlight Family Support Group at Mahopac Library. More info: MahopacLibrary.org April- Liliana Washburn art show at Kent Library Feb 1-April 12 (Fridays) free AARP Tax Help for Seniors and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pinwheels for Prevention


Volunteers including Gabby Zanne, Janet Schweigler, Jennifer McGovern, Marla Behler and MaryBeth Ross prepare to plant a garden of pinwheels in front of the Sybil Ludington Statue in the Putnam County seat Saturday morning. Photo By Eric GrossOne tho… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Land Trust Celebrates Golden Anniversary

The Putnam Land Trust will celebrate its Golden Anniversary Saturday with a gala at the Starr Ridge Banquet Center in Southeast. The event will feature live entertainment and Birds of Prey courtesy of the Green Chimneys Wildlife Center. The evening t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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