Michael Thomas Cmero Sr.

Nov. 4, 1941 - Jan. 5, 2021

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Michael Thomas Cmero Sr., age 79, on January 5, 2021. Michael was born on November 4, 1941 in New York City to Frank and Catherine (Cahill) Cmero. He married the love of his life, Beverly Khuns, on November 10, 1966, and they were blessed with four children. Michael worked for […]

Theresa M. Cafiero

June 3, 1952 - Jan. 11, 2021

Theresa M. Cafiero, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully with her husband by her side on January 11, 2021, at Putnam Hospital Center. She was 68. Born on June 3, 1952, in Bronx, NY daughter of Raymond and Agnes (Brown) Blessing. She graduated from St. Raymond’s High School, Bronx NY and received her bachelor’s degree from Herbert H. Lehman College. On […]

David C. Vincent

David C. Vincent, a resident of Patterson, NY for more than 50 years, died on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Danbury Hospital Center. He was 85 years old. Born on September 5, 1935, in LaGrange, NY son of Edward E. and Ella Mae (Post) Vincent. David attended schools in the Arlington school district and honorably served in the United States […]

Elliott Schonfeld Loses Battle With Cancer

Elliott Alan Schonfeld, formerly of Lake Carmel, passed away January 12 in Danbury following a three-year courageous battle against cancer. Schonfeld was 63 years old. Family remembered Schonfeld this week as a man who was creative and loved to work with his hands. He was a self-employed auto mechanic who enjoyed woodworking and construction projects. Born in New York City […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE 2021: The Institutions Hold

‘It was absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalist insurrection’ As I feared last week, we have come to learn that this insurrection at the Capitol on July 6 was far more dangerous than we at first thought, including to lawmakers of both parties. Some of our leaders, including Vice President Mike Pence — targeted for hanging by scores […]

From the Archives

Radical Revolution in Washington.

February 29, 1866 Excitement at the National Capitol reached fever heat during the past week, growing out of the controversy between the President and Congress. Mr. Johnson issued an order removing Stanton from the War Department, and appointing G… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Good Governance and the Truth

To the Editor, In the Putnam County Legislators’ annual reorganization meeting earlier this month, I was chosen to be Deputy County Chairman. It was the second year in a row that my colleagues elected me to that position, and I am grateful for their… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

LCFD Delivers Home Cooked Meals to PHC Staff


Above, Edward Keck and Tom Bellmio Sr. delivered insulated bags filled with piping hot meals to PHC Thursday where the hospital’s nurse manager Cathy Lewis accepted the department’s generosity. Photos by Justyn Lewis.With the numbers of COVID cases i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trio Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash


Emergency responders assist the victims if a three vehicle crash in Mahopac Falls last week. Photos by Jack Casey.Three people were injured last week in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 6N at the entrance to the Red Mills Shopping Plaza in Mahopac Fall… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel FD Elects Officers for 2021

Veteran firefighter Justyn Lewis will serve as Chief of the Lake Carmel Fire Department for the New Year. The former assistant chief, NYS Fire Instructor and member of the Putnam County Fire Investigation Team, will be joined by Ken Launzinger and Do… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.