Hikers Rescued in Philipstown


One would surmise on a hot and humid day before trekking up Breakneck Mountain or Anthony’s Nose in Philipstown, hikers would safeguard themselves by carrying sufficient water and other supplies needed to prevent dehydration. This was not the case in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Registration Deadline Nears for CAC 5K Virtual Run/Walk


Throughout the pandemic the Putnam Child Advocacy Center has remained open by providing essential services for abused children and their families. Multi-disciplinary teams have been working daily to safely support families in need with the goal to he… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Service Dogs Readies for ‘Funminster’ Dog Show


Nancy Teague poses with one of her foster dogs, ‘Amy.’ Photo by Eric Gross. Plans are being finalized this week for Putnam Service Dogs Second Annual ‘Funminster’ Dog Show scheduled for next Saturday, August 29 at the Patterson Recreation Center i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Police Chase into Putnam Resembles Cops and Robbers Thriller


Lights! Cameras! Action! The scene was a high speed pursuit that began in lower Westchester and ended in Putnam County last week. A man accused of burglarizing a home in Elmsford and stealing a quantity of firearms before fleeing was captured by a sm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Will Other States Influence What NY Decides About High School Sports?


As states around the country wrestle with how to bring back high school sports for the fall, here is the kind of philosophical conundrum the coronavirus pandemic has wrought. As of Saturday, August 15, the state of Florida, among several states ar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Districts Prepare for ‘New Normal’ in Transportation


Top, buses are lined up in parking areas throughout the county. Middle, Mahopac Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo (right) learns about the numbering system from transportation supervisors. Right, transportation employee Brian Fleissner numbers each seat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

4-H Legacy Project Underway Courtesy Of Cornell Cooperative Extension

Mahopac High School senior Tyler Boyar conducted an interview via Zoom on Friday. Photo by Eric GrossCornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County has embarked on a unique summer initiative tabbed 4-H Legacy Project in conjunction with Cornell’s Bui… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

World Class EMS Education Comes to Putnam County


Students enrolled in the Putnam County Summer EMS Course will be graduating on Saturday.Emergency Medical Services education reached a pinnacle this summer when 30 students from throughout the Hudson Valley experienced an accelerated EMS course offer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mugwort- Palooza Planned For Saturday

The Putnam Land Trust and Concerned Residents of Southeast are asking for the public’s assistance Saturday (Aug. 22) by eradicating invasive Mugwort that has overgrown a hill adjacent to the Diverting Reservoir Basin in Southeast. Land Trust Presiden… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Paint Putnam 2020 Contest Winners

Best in Show: A Woman on a Mission, Watercolor, by Maria KaprielianThis contest was a partnerhip of the Putnam Arts Council and Putnam County Tourism, and invited Putnam County artists 13+ to submit images painted and created outdoors at a Putnam Cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.