Events Set at Mahopac Library

January 7 @ 7:00 pm: Author Talk: “Glimmer as You Can” by Danielle Martin. In the glitz and glamour tradition of Beatriz Williams’s Tiny Little Thing and Fiona Davis’s The Chelsea Girls, Danielle Martin’s debut novel features a dress boutique turned … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Michael Semo Remembered as a Family Man, Coworker and Friend


Upper right, Patterson firefighters remove an urn containing the ashes of Mike Semo at the Maple Avenue Cemetery. Upper left, The Rev. Larry Maxwell blesses the remains of former Legislator Mike Semo as family members look on during a graveside servi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Radon Risk High Across Putnam


Radon, a colorless, odorless gas, is the leading cause of lung cancer across the U.S. among non-smokers and for those who do smoke, it greatly magnifies the cancer risk. Putnam Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat has reminded the public that… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Seed to Supper Program Flourishes in COVID-19 Era


Emeline Swanson, like scores of other Putnam residents, has been spending a lot of time at home during the past few months due to the pandemic. Swanson needed something to keep her busy and when she heard about Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Seed to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tree Stand Accidents, Not Guns, Cause Majority of Hunting Injuries


Last month’s accident involving a 60-year-old man who fell 20 feet from a tree stand while hunting off Mooney Hill Road in the Holmes section of Kent added to the alarming number of incidents involving tree stand trauma. While tree stands are used by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Woman Needs Kidney


Melissa Manfredi and her family were heartbroken last month after learning a kidney donor was unable to donate the organ. Manfredi, a long-time resident of Carmel, has been waiting patiently for the past seven years for medical clearances required fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Here’s What to Expect as Winter HS Sports Begin


High school winter sports began in Section 1 on Monday, January 4, almost six weeks after it normally would have started and with plenty more notable additions to safety protocols in the face of the coronavirus. And some notable subtractions. Boys’ b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Save Your Life in 2021


Notices of Violation are being distributed countywide for those residences and businesses not marked with proper address numbers. Photo/Eric Gross In times of emergency, seconds count. The Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services has initiated a lif… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lyme Disease Burgeons Across County


Supervisor Sam Oliverio checks his four-legged companion, Memphis, for ticks at Putnam Valley Town Hall. File Photo by Eric GrossThe incidence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses is alarming since more than 450,000 cases of Lyme were repor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Lake Family Injured in I-84 Wreck


Above, a Putnam Lake family was injured when their car was forced off I-84 near the New York-Connecticut line and overturned, trapping them inside. Photo courtesy Danbury FD.A Putnam Lake family was injured last Monday evening, Dec. 28, when their ve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.