2020-12-08 E-Edition

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Tradition Continues in Mahopac Falls


Above, Mahopac Falls FD President Hans Schweizer (right) along with past Chief Annie Link and the department’s current Chief Jeff Boyle welcome viewers to the celebration. Friday evening’s cold rain failed to dampen the spirits of members of the M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pandemic Gets Worse: Over 600 New COVID Cases & One New Death Reported


The numbers are stark: More than 600 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Putnam County during the past week. On Saturday, the Putnam Health Department noted 442 new infections and on Sunday, the NYS Health Department confirmed 177 addi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Winter Attire Distributed During Mahopac Golf Cares Coat Give-Away


Patricia Rojas-Clinton joined Mandy Yannone and Pam Lynch (l-r) last weekend distributing coats and other winter attire for the Mahopac Golf Club Cares Coat Drive. Photo by Eric Gross. Dozens of area residents are wearing gently used, cleaned oute… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Office Building Gets A New Coat of Paint


Workers put a fresh coat of paint on the rear of County Office Building in Carmel last week after replacing the roof and installing solar panels. Photo by Eric Gross.The Putnam County Office Building is in its final stages of being spruced up in time… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Drive-thru Food Drive Planned for Saturday in Carmel

A drive-thru food drive coordinated by State Senator Peter Harckham is scheduled for Saturday from 12-noon to 2 pm in the parking lot of the Drew Methodist Church in Carmel. Harckham, who has conducted similar food collections in Brewster Village, So… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s ‘Commissioner of Motor Vehicles’ Set to Retire


Putnam Deputy County Clerk in Charge of DMV Christine Woolley displays samples of license plates issued by New York State during her tenure–from the old Statue of Liberty plates, to red, white and blue to gold and yellow. Photo by Eric Gross. Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Broken Windows on Main Street

I was walking up Main Street Friday morning (Dec. 4) with Hazel, and Archie Broady hailed me as he crossed Main in Cold Spring. You see, aside window in his shop, Chapeau, had been broken the night before the election. There’s no doubt it was deliberate and that it likely was — we both thought this to be the case […]

from the Archives

A TEST CASE AT MT. KISCO.

December 9, 1929 Mt. Kisco, Saturday The water department of the City of New York brought suit last week against Samuel Olim of this place charging him with letting the contents of his cess pool flow on the city property. The trial was held before J… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Historical Societies Benefit from the Pandemic


Top left, John Duncan, Putnam History Museum’s Collections Manager, studies acquisitions received during the pandemic. Image courtesy of Putnam History Museum. Top right, Jennifer Cassidy and Melinda Miller review Garden Street School class pictures … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.