2019-07-02 E-Edition

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Days Ahead of July 4, 44 Putnam Residents Become Proud Americans


Photos by Eric Gross Xhuana Nika holds her infant daughter Marte during the ceremony while her proud mom, Victoria Pepa, looks on. The family resides in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley.Forty-four of America’s newest citizens recited their… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Geese Get Stay of Execution


Carmel Supervisor Ken Schmitt’s abstention on a vote to expend $21,000 to cull 77 Canada Geese calling Lake Mahopac, Lake Casse and Long Pond home has afforded the messy birds a stay of execution. At last week’s Town Board meeting, Council members Mi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Making a Difference – One Call at a Time


Photo by Eric Gross 9-1-1 Dispatcher Robert Ridpath answers his final 9-1-1 call on Thursday.As Putnam County 9-1-1 Dispatcher Robert Ridpath looks back, he’ll see he surely has made a difference. Ridpath, a former minister, joined the county’s 9-1-1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garden Tour a Huge Success


Photos courtesy Brewster-Carmel Garden Club Harpist Janette Devine entertains guests including MaryAnn and Joseph Taormina at one of the featured gardens. Below, Anthony and Eileen Civitello descend a rock path during the tour of a magnificent garden… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

July events scheduled at Mahopac Public Library:

July 5 @ 11:00 am: Flo Brandon Book Group: Join us for a discussion of The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Drop-in group; no registration needed and new members are always welcome. For information about future reads visit www.mahopaclibra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Still Time to Register for 4th of July Classic

Four hundred runners from throughout the region will be up early Thursday to participate in the Taconic Road Runner’s 47th annual Putnam County Independence Day Classic. The eight mile race begins and ends at Mahopac High School. Runners have been re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Summer Concerts on Lake Carmel


Area residents don’t have far to travel this summer to witness top-notch entertainment thanks to Arts on the Lake. A variety of musicians and bands ranging from local favorites to industry influencers and from the sounds of the Big Band to Latin rhyt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Retired Cops to Benefit from NYS Legislative Action


Retired police officers now employed on a part-time basis may earn up to $35,000 a year following legislative action taken by Albany lawmakers. State Senator Peter Harckham applauded the move made by his colleagues in both houses of the legislature: … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Contested Town Board Races in Southeast This November


Four candidates are seeking two Town Board seats in Southeast this November. Democrats Lynne Eckardt and Zach Disador are challenging Republicans Edwin Alvarez and John O’Connor. Eckardt and Alvarez are both seeking their third terms in office as mem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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