David L. Beers

David L. Beers, of North Salem, NY, died peacefully at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday January 18, 2020. He was 63 years old. Born on July 10, 1956, in Norwalk, CT, son of the late John L. and Virginia (Thorne) Beers. On January 15, 1979, he married the love of his life Ann Marie Brink. Together they enjoyed 41 years […]

John F. Felton

John F. Felton, of Montrose, NY, formerly of Somers, NY, died peacefully on January 18, 2020, at the NYS Veterans Home at Montrose. He was 88 years old. Born on April 17, 1931, in New York City, NY, son of the late Harold and Catherine (O’Brien) Felton. He graduated from Harem High School in Bronx, NY, went to Bowling Green […]

Opinions Divided Over Cuomo State of State Speech


Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tenth annual State-oftheState address received mixed reaction from local officials, with Democrats praising the progressive program outlined by the Democratic chief executive and Republicans criticizing the governor for failin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Byrne Moves Up The Ranks

Byrne visited the Mahopac VFW Post recently to discuss health-care needs.–Photo by Eric GrossState Assemblyman Kevin Byrne has taken on a pair of leadership positions in the 2020 session of the state Legislature. Byrne has been appointed ranking min… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

gardening GUSTO

What We Learned in 2019
(with Greens and Farro Soup)

Illustration by Peter Gergely Now is a good time to look back over the 2019 garden season. Fond reminiscences (tons of tomatoes!) and rueful regrets (no potatoes) are how gardeners learn and move on to bigger and better results. This process of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Plans Underway for Putnam’s 1st

Area farmers, specialists in the area of agri-business, governmental and non-profit support leaders will be converging on the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast next Friday for Putnam’s 1st Annual Putnam Grows summit. Sponsored by the Putnam County Econo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislative Committee Assignments Set

Putnam Legislature Chairman Toni Addonizio has announced committee assignments for the New Year. Former Legislature chairman Joseph Castellano was appointed to head the Audit and Administration Committee replacing Legislator Bill Gouldman who will re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Be Alert: Coyotes are on the Prowl

An influx of calls regarding coyote sightings have been reported to area police in recent days and the New York State DEC reported this week coyotes are seeking partners as well as food since mating season is in full swing with male coyotes becoming … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Last Call for Smalley’s


A final salute to Smalley’s Inn took place last week when the pub closed. Long time friends Wayne Ryder, Patric Pliska, Sal Rendazzo and Brian Lynum raised their glasses to Smalley’s. Photo by Eric GrossAdrianne Maselli-Theriault had tears in her eye… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chimney Fire Damages Mahopac Falls Home


Flames shoot from an upper story of a 2,000 square foot home on Red Mills Road in Mahopac Falls Friday evening. Photo by Jack CaseyFirefighters attended to a chimney fire in Mahopac Falls Friday evening. The blaze broke out at the O’Brien residence, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.