2021-01-19 E-Edition

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Finally: COVID Vaccinations Slowly Making Way Into Putnam County


Keith Ryan, a volunteer firefighter from Mahopac Falls, received his COVID vaccine from his son, Kevin, also a member of the Mahopac Falls FD, at the Philipstown Recreation Center in Cold Spring last week. Photo by Shanna Siegel Nine hundred-eight… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lucy Is the ‘Queen Bee’


James Pratt took Lucy home last week from the Putnam Humane Society after adopting the 10-year-old which had been a resident of the animal shelter since 2014. Photo by Eric Gross. After residing for seven years at the Putnam Humane Society shelter… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Area Residents React to Trump Impeachment


President Donald Trump’s impeachment by the House of Representatives last week for a second time did not shock a number of Putnam residents. The House voted 232-197 to impeach Mr. Trump of a charge of “incitement of insurrection.” Congressman S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster MTA Worker Who Stormed Capitol Freed on Bail


An MTA employee assigned to Metro-North Railroad’s Brewster yard, who has been accused of storming the Capitol earlier this month and causing mayhem, has been freed on $10,000 bail after being charged with entering a restricted building, disorderly c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Courthouse Goes Blue


The historic Putnam County Courthouse has been illuminated in blue in recognition of Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Photo by Eric Gross.The historic Putnam Courthouse in the heart of the county seat has been illuminated with blue lig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Forum Planned for Next Wednesday in Mahopac


COVID and issues facing the Town of Carmel will be on the agenda next Wednesday evening (January 27) when the Lake Mahopac Rotary hosts its first Community Forum on Zoom. Rotary Past President Lillian Jones said for the inaugural get-together, Carmel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Be Alert: Coyotes Are on the Prowl

An influx of calls regarding coyote sightings have been reported to area police in recent days and the New York State DEC reported this week coyotes are seeking partners as well as food since mating season is in full swing with male coyotes becoming … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

No Luck of the Irish—Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelled


Putnam’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike last March when magnificent spring weather greeted scores of marchers along with 5,000 bystanders who crowded onto Route 6 in Mahopac for the 44th Annua… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joseph P. Torregrossa

Feb. 22, 1947 - Jan. 11, 2021

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Joseph P. Torregrossa, age 73, on January 11, 2021. Joseph was born on February 22, 1947 in the Bronx, NY to Joseph and Angelina (Polignone) Torregrossa. He married the love of his life, Maria Owen on June 3, 1973, and were blessed with two wonderful children. Joe was a butcher […]