5,000 Pounds of Food Given Away by United Way


A small army of masked volunteers distributed food last week through the efforts of the United Way. Photos by Faith Butcher.Vehicles were lined up early in the parking lot at the Putnam Governmental Campus off Old Route 6 in Carmel last Thursday. Wit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Legislature Committee Approves Sheriff’s Dept. PBA Contract


The Putnam Legislature’s Personnel Committee by unanimous vote has approved the Putnam Sheriff’s Department’s PBA contract. Meeting last Monday evening via a telephone hook-up due to the coronavirus pandemic with committee members Ginny Nacerino, Pau… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bridge Authority Merger Proposal Defeated


The Bear Mountain Bridge and Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon Bridge will remain under the auspices of the New York State Bridge Authority after Hudson Valley lawmakers banded together to block the merger of the Bridge Authority with the NYS Thruway Aut… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Viewpoint:

Continuing An Unprecedented Business Journey

Jennifer Maher reads to her 6-week-old granddaughter, through the window because of the coronavirus. Photo provided.Five weeks ago, I shut down our real estate and law offices to traffic, and we began working from home a week later. Courts have been … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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News Briefs

Credit Union Closes Carmel Branch due to COVID-19 The Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union has temporarily closed its Carmel branch as the result of an employee testing positive for coronavirus. The office located off Stoneleigh Avenue near Route 6 cl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

gardening GUSTO

Look for the Greening
(with Chicken and Dumplings)

Illustration by Peter Gergely Dear Readers: It is a very tough time. I wish it wasn’t true, but this is the worst time many have ever known. And, it is going to stay tough for quite a while. It’s damn hard to keep spirits up but I trust that each … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the […]

Lake Mahopac Roatary Club Scholarship

The Lake Mahopac Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Mahopac High School seniors can now apply online for one of our two scholarships by retrieving and completing the scholarship application available on our website at www.Lakemahopacrotary.org. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flowers Brighten the Day

Dimmy Lotrecchiano plants flowers to escape the daily doldrums of being in her home. Photo by Eric Gross.The opportunity to step out-of-doors to plant flowers has been a balm for the soul for many in Putnam. Dimmy Lotrecchiano of the Brewster-Carmel … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Robert ‘Bob’ H. Filippini

STORMVILLE- Robert “Bob” H. Filippini, 71, a resident of Stormville since 1973 and formerly of Carmel, died on Saturday, March 28, 2020, after a long, courageous battle with prostate cancer. He passed away at his home, with his loving wife by his side. Bob was born on July 28, 1948, in Mahopac, the son of John P. Filippini and Irene […]