2019-12-31 E-Edition

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan Visits Putnam Correctional Facility; Conducts Mass


Cardinal Dolan wishes each inmate a Blessed Christmas after delivering mass inside the Putnam Correctional Facility. Timothy Cardinal Dolan brought a message last Monday of hope and salvation to inmates at the Putnam Correctional Facility hours be… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Attorney Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion


Carmel attorney Francis O’Reilly is facing a maximum five-year federal prison term after pleading guilty for failing to pay payroll taxes and evading income taxes for the 2015 calendar year. O’Reilly pleaded guilty to reduced charges in a plea bar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garbage Truck Burns in Mahopac Falls


A garbage truck serving the Mahopac Falls area was destroyed Thursday when it ignited. Photo by George Wahlers A garbage truck making the rounds in neighborhoods throughout the Mahopac-Mahopac Falls area was destroyed Thursday when the rig caught … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Home Damaged by Fire; Homeowners See Smoke While Backing Out of Driveway


Firefighters attack the blaze with the assistance of the Mahopac FD Tower Ladder truck. Below, homeowner Michael DeSiervi explains to Carmel Police Officer Thomas Johanson that he and his wife were leaving their home when they observed a piece of sid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garrison Hiker Rescued Upstate


A 38-year-old Garrison man was rescued by forest rangers and New York State DEC personnel following a six-hour operation that occurred Dec. 17 in the Town of Clifton in St. Lawrence County. The unidentified hiker sounded a distress signal at 8:30 pm … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

Landmines & Trouble Ahead?

  It is damned disturbing to end the year with a dramatic upswing in anti-Semitic incidents. A large number of these, such as the terrible knife/machete attack at a Hanukkah party in Monsey on Saturday evening, involve outright violence. Simply… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Thank You Message to the Community

To the Editor, They say that the holidays are magical. Perfect? Not by a long shot, but magical yes, in the most unusual and unexpected ways you could possibly imagine. It began with the hundreds of people who shopped for gifts for strangers. Then i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

On 34 Gleneida Avenue

To the Editor, The property at 34 Gleneida is valuable retail space. It should be sold for a fair price to the right party who will renovate it or redevelop it ASAP. As one of the best locations in the hamlet, 34 Gleneida will best serve the busines… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Unemployment Declines Across Putnam


Unemployment decreased by three-tenths of one percent across Putnam County last month while other counties throughout the Hudson Valley also experienced slight declines in rates of unemployment. The NYS Department of Labor reported last week for the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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