2020-07-28 E-Edition

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Firefighter Training Resumes in Putnam County


Above, Instructor and Assistant Lake Carmel FD Chief Justyn Lewis teaches students about how to properly use of a fire extinguisher. Below, Instructor Chuck Lewis, a former chief of the Mahopac FD, offers instructions on extinguishing electrical fire… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hollywood on the Hudson?


County Executive MaryEllen Odell received a letter from the New York City Mayor’s office recently inquiring if Putnam might be interested in welcoming motion picture companies to film productions. Ariana Caplan of the Mayor’s Office wrote: “As we … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari Hangs Up His Badge


Left, Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari is retiring this week. Photo by Eric Gross. Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari walks out of CPD headquarters Friday for the final time as commanding officer of Putnam County’s largest town police agency. The… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

INSIDE THIS WEEK:

Putnam workers to be honored in bridge name, page 7.Bench vandalism sparks heartache, page 5.Whiteside with another cheesecake! Page 9. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Affordable Housing Needed Across Putnam County


Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released its annual ‘Out of Reach” report indicating a need for affordable housing exists in each county throughout the Hudson Valley – with Putnam County experiencing the largest monthly affordability gap in th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Toastmasters Thriving in COVID Era


Putnam Speaks Toastmasters, an organization created to improve communication and public speaking skills, is thriving despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to its President Steve Santamorena. During a telephone interview last week, Santamorena s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Woman Burned by Flaming Grill

A Brewster woman suffered burns after pouring accelerant onto a lighted barbecue grill. Brewster Village Police and members of the Brewster FD Rescue Squad were summoned last Tuesday afternoon (July 21) to a multifamily dwelling along Michael Neuner … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Unemployment Up from Last Year, But Down From Recent Months

Unemployment continues to intensify across Putnam County while other counties throughout the Hudson Valley also experienced increases in rates of unemployment in June related to the COVID-19 shut down ordered by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The NYS Departm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Aids First Time Homebuyers Amid Pandemic Recovery

Putnam County Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney wants to help first-time homebuyers to realize their dream of home ownership and last week introduced a bill in the House of Representatives called ‘First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act.’ If approve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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