2021-02-02 E-Edition

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10-Year-Old Recognized by Mahopac FD


Amaya Lin receives her special life saving certificate from Sparky the Fire Dog outside her Mahopac home. Photo by Jack Casey. The date was December 2, 2020 when, at 9:20 in the morning, a Mahopac child who had been instructed in first aid and eme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Carmel School Bus Garage Project Awaiting State Ed. Dept. Approval


The question being asked through the Carmel School District these days is: “What’s going on with the new transportation depot?” The largest turnout in any Carmel School election in more than a decade resulted in a successful vote in March 2018 aut… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Challenging First 6 Months for PHC President Dr. Mark Hirko


PHC President Dr. Mark Hirko. Putnam Hospital Center’s new president Dr. Mark Hirko rolled up his sleeves when arriving in Putnam County last August 1 and since that time not only have his sleeves remained in the working position but his hair has … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam to Celebrate ‘Go Red Day’ on Friday


Above: Go Red Day was celebrated in Putnam County last year with a gathering at the historic Putnam Courthouse. Photo by Eric Gross.Friday is “Go Red Day” and the American Heart Association has asked the public to wear something red in order to raise… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Unemployment Rate Is Lowest in Hudson Valley


The NYS Labor Department reported last week that Putnam’s rate of unemployment was 5 percent in December, a decline from 5.4 percent in November, resulting in Putnam again having the distinction of the lowest unemployment in the seven-county lower Hu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pawling Man Charged in Connection with Insurrection at the Capitol


Above, William Vogel faces federal charges for his alleged role in the Capitol violence last month. Photo courtesy Department of Justice. A Pawling man is facing federal charges of obstruction of justice for his part in connection with last month’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Emergency Preparedness Grants Approved by Legislative Committee


The Putnam Legislature is expected to approve three emergency preparedness grants offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency at tonight’s (Tuesday, Feb. 2) regular monthly meeting following ratification by the legislature’s Audit Committee la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Eugene ‘Gene’ Vincent Faber

Eugene “Gene” Vincent Faber, 87, of Oakland California, formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, at his home. Born in Jersey City, NJ he was the son of the late Martin John Faber, Sr., and Wanda Telkowski Faber. On July 31, 1971 Gene married Jacqueline Baer Faber in Rye, NY. She predeceased him in December 2012. Gene […]

Kent Town Board

Wants to Protect Town from Mining

Above, in October 2019, a SRO audience jammed a meeting of the Kent Town Board when the issue of mining initially focused. Due to COVID, last month’s meeting was conducted remotely via Zoom. Photo by Eric Gross.The Kent Town Board hopes to resolve th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.