2020-09-15 E-Edition

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19 Years Later, Putnam Reflects on Sept. 11


Above, the three sons of Putnam’s late Commissioner of Emergency Services Robert McMahon, who traveled from Florida to be in attendance, meet with Putnam’s current EMS Commissioner Ken Clair. The brothers include Robert, Bryan and Brendan. Below, Bel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Man Charged in Connection with Incident at BLM Rally


A 54-year-old Town of Kent man was arrested last week on charges of menacing in connection with an ugly incident that occurred in August outside the historic Putnam Courthouse during a weekly Black Lives Matter rally. Sheriff Robert Langley announ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Credit Card Skimming Device found at Brewster Service Station


By April 2021, all gas stations in Putnam County will be required to have chip reading credit card devices installed in their self-service gas pumps. The action has resulted from an incident earlier this summer when, according to Michael Budziensk… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Scott Smith Seeks to Change America’s Course


Scott Smith is running for Congress to represent constituents of Putnam County. Photo by Eric Gross.Scott Smith believes in public service above self interest. The 47-year-old married father of three children, who is employed as a middle school scien… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Attorney Sentenced to Prison


Carmel attorney Francis O’Reilly has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for failing to pay payroll taxes and evading income taxes for the 2015 calendar year that cost the U.S. Treasury hundreds of thousands of dollars. The sentence was met… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Humane Society Rescues Two Dogs from Louisiana


Upper Left, ‘Jack’ will soon be looking for a new home in Putnam County. Upper right, ‘Major’ enjoys his new surroundings while being cared for by Humane Society staff member Andrea on Labor Day. Photos by Eric Gross. Hurricane Laura ravaged Louis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Elliot Seeking a Loving Home


Above, Elliot is looking for a good home from a loving Putnam family. Elliot put on quite a show for the camera while being photographed at the Putnam Humane Society shelter in Carmel but as Michele Dugan, President of the Humane Society explained… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Abandoned Animals Cause Concern for SPCA


School has reopened. Moms and dads are returning to work now that COVID-19 restrictions are being eased. Caring for that dog or cat adopted months ago to ease the pain of the pandemic that forced many local families into quarantine has suddenly posed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Former Putnam Valley Man Sought for Rape


In February 2006 Jose M. Tapia, 30 years old at the time who resided in Putnam Valley, was arrested for allegedly harassing and menacing his wife in violation of a court order of protection. The City of Peekskill Court issued the protective order aft… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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