2020-01-21 E-Edition

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Expansion Underway at 9-1-1 Center


Top, workers remove sections of the 9-1-1 Center floor to wire the new consoles. Right, Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair with the workers installing the new equipment, which needed to be done without interrupting emergency dispatching. Ph… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Believe It: The Lines at Putnam DMV Are Longer as Hundreds Visit Each Day


A common site at the Putnam DMV office these days is a line of customers waiting outside in order to enter and complete their business. Photo/Eric Gross Business is booming at the Putnam County DMV office in Southeast and officials admit they are … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Deputy Sheriff Stabbed in Putnam Valley

Unprecedented Attack Resulted in Grave Injury, But Deputy Expected to Recover

A Putnam County Sheriff’s deputy underwent emergency surgery Monday at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt after he was stabbed while investigating a domestic dispute at a private residence along Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley. A 9-… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vigil for Hope Commemorates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Mahopac’s Jordan Hardy, a lifelong resident of Putnam County, believes in King’s doctrine and addressed the gathering Monday. Photo by Eric Gross Putnam residents reflected on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, during a Vigil for Hope that took… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Upstate Man Freed After Injuring Trooper While In Possession Of Large Cache Of Illegal Drugs

Another case that is drawing attention to New York State’s new bail laws was reported last week close to home when an upstate man stopped for speeding on the Taconic State Parkway at the Putnam-Westchester line allegedly attacked a state trooper, res… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE A New Year: Filled with Promise, Right?

Let’s hope the 2020s end better than the 1920s did. But as 2020 begins, I rather doubt the decade will be filled with the same sense of optimism and post-war possibility. The use of electricity became widespread in the 1920s, for instance. Think of it, all the possibility that brought. Today, it’s a crisis if we can’t find a phone […]

Carmel Town Board Organizes For 2020

Councilwoman Suzi McDonough, center, was named as deputy supervisor by Supervisor Ken Schmitt, at right, during the Town Board’s reorganizational session earlier this month. At left is Councilman Robert Schanil Jr. Photo/Douglas CunninghamThe Carmel … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Promotions & Recognitions by Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept.


Photos by Eric Gross At top: Kevin Kilkenny was congratulated by Sheriff Langley for assisting police in the capture of a hit and run motorist.Sheriff Robert Langley is proud of the men and women who comprise the Sheriff’s Department and each year he… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2020: Year of Celebrations for Brewster Fire Dept.


The New Year will bring many celebrations to the Brewster Fire Department as the agency celebrates its 150th anniversary. In 1870, the fire service was formed by a group of local merchants and residents of the greater Southeast area — efforts that b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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