Troopers Remove 25 Impaired Motorists from Area Roads

State Police continue their crackdown on motorists driving while under the influence in addition to those failing to obey New York’s vehicle and traffic laws. In recent days, patrols arrested 25 impaired drivers throughout the four-county Troop K Reg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

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FREE A Challenging Year Gets Moreso

Surely 2020 was already bad enough. A pandemic, through which our nation, nearly alone among advanced and even a number of less advanced countries, is stumbling. An economic slowdown that, at least for some parts of the economy, is unparalleled since the Great Depression. And now, a tropical storm that leaves thousands without power for days on end across the […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

 August 8, 1920 100 years ago … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mining Moratorium to Be Extended?


Right, pre-COVID-19, large groups of residents packed into Kent Town Hall in October of last year to protest a developer’s plans to construct a truck stop and conduct mining along the Route 52 corridor. Photo by Eric Gross.The mining issue arose last… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PHC’s New President Hits the Ground Running


Putnam Hospital Center’s new president Dr. Mark Hirko rolled up his sleeves for the first time last week in his new capacity as he met with staff and began settling into his new office. Dr. Hirko, who has succeeded Peter Kelly after the former chi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

A Deliberate Mail Slowdown?

To the Editor, My mailman yesterday informed me that from now on Cold Spring mail will no longer be distributed from the Garrison Post office, 3.8 miles away, but instead will come from the Mohegan Lake Post Office, 14.3 miles away. I suspect t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Charged in Danbury Hit and Run Crash

A Mahopac man is facing charges of leaving the scene of a personal injury crash in addition to reckless driving and vehicular assault following a hit and run crash that took place in Danbury on June 27. Connecticut State Police arrested Isaiah Hen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Double Impact by Donating to Putnam Land Trust


Putnam Land Trust has been challenged by an anonymous donor to a $5,000 matching grant to assist the non-profit’s stewardship programs. Land Trust President Judy Terlizzi explained in order to receive the finding, the Land Trust must raise $5,000. “W… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

National Guard Arrives in Putnam to Assist with Tropical Storm Aftermath


Above, National Guard personnel arrive at the Hillcrest Senior Complex in Carmel. Bottom left, Guard personnel unload water for residents of the compound. Bottom right, members of the National Guard map out plans with Patterson Highway Dept. workers … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Copes with Storm Disaster; Damage Widespread, Dozens of Power Poles Broken, Trees Down All Over

Top, Oakland View Drive (north side of Lake Mahopac) last week. Several families were unable to get into or out of their homes. Damage like this happened all over Putnam County. Photo by Gary McCarthy. Above left, downed branches and trees were commo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.