Mahopac Softball Star Shannon Becker Named Gatorade New York Player of the Year


There wasn’t a high school softball season this spring due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but that didn’t stop Mahopac star Shannon Becker from continuing to rack up the awards. The right-handed pitcher has been named the Gatorade New… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Downed Wires Cause Numerous Brush Blazes; Thousands Lose Power

Firefighters assess a burning utility pole and brush fire along Fair Street in Carmel Sunday afternoon. Photo by Eric Gross.Thousands of residents in the greater Carmel-Kent- Southeast area spent a portion of Sunday afternoon in the dark, and traveli… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Firefighters Battle Jefferson Village Blaze

Firefighters from throughout Putnam County assisted their neighbors in northern Westchester Saturday afternoon when fire broke out in the sprawling Jefferson Village Condominium complex in Jefferson Valley. Jefferson Village is a 55- plus community d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

With County Fairs Canceled, Is the State Fair Next?


First Orange County, then Putnam, then Ulster, now Dutchess. Dutchess County followed its neighbors to the south and west last week by cancelling what would have been the 175th edition of the Dutchess County Fair at the county fairgrounds in Rhinebec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Victim Robert Vetterman Remembered


Rob Vetterman was devoted to his wife Patti and daughter Rachel. Vetterman was one of 62 residents of Putnam County who died this spring from Covid-19 related symptoms. Photos courtesy Patti Vetterman.Patti Vetterman lost her husband on April 7, 2020… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Employee’s Association Earns New Seven-Year Pact


The Putnam Legislature approved a new seven year pact last week for the 70 members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Employee’s Association following approval by the legislature’s Personnel and Audit Committees. The agreement will result in 11.75 percen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Montgomery Battles With Putnam Legislature’s GOP Majority

Hiring of Deputy County Executive At Issue

It was a 15-round championship fight with the only thing missing being a pair of boxing gloves. Putnam Legislator Nancy Montgomery, the lone Democrat on the nine-member governing body, battled with her colleagues for over an hour last-Tuesday even… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Teachers Wish Students ‘Good-bye!’


Top right, children of all ages wave to their teachers. Above and bottom right, holding back tears, teachers bid their students farewell while social distancing in their private vehicles.Below, the Brewster Bear participated in the caravan. Photos by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

North Salem Supt. of Schools Reflects on


North Salem School Superintendent Ken Freeston expressed dismay last week over the frightening series of events that have focused since March. The North Salem District educates youngsters not only throughout the Croton Falls-North Salem community but… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Haldine High School Seniores Receive Master Gardener Scholarships


Bridget Goldberg (left) and Anna Brief have been awarded $500 scholarships from Cornell Cooperative Extension Services Master Gardener Volunteers. Photos courtesy Kathy Roth.Two young women attending Haldane High School in Cold Spring have been award… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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