2021-02-16 E-Edition

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Carmel Councilman Mike Barile Pleads Guilty to Theft of Services


Above, Mike Barile discusses town matters at a pre-COVID Town Board session. Photo by Eric Gross. Carmel Councilman Mike Barile pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of theft of services for an unauthorized hook up to his former BLU Restaurant over… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Service Medals for Putnam’s Heroes


On Friday (Feb. 12), Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, at right, delivered thousands of Valentine’s Day cards to Hudson Valley veterans at the Castle Point VA Medical Center in Fishkill. Other Valentines went to local Veterans Service Organizations and nurs… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vaccine 101 Discussed Before Putnam Legislature; Lack of Vaccine Doses Biggest Issue


Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat felt like a college professor when lecturing before members of the Putnam Legislature’s Health Committee last week, detailing the COVID-19 vaccine protocols in place when the sought after injections become… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG Upgrading Transmission Lines in Carmel and Lake Carmel


Motorists traveling along three miles of Fair Street, Noonan Drive and Towners Road in the towns of Carmel and Kent are being advised to exercise caution when observing NYSEG work crews which have begun upgrading transmission lines. The 803 Rebuild P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

150 Acres Added to Fahnestock

The expansion of Fahnestock State Park by adding 150 acres of open space, adding new trails and public access as well as conserving valuable ecological corridors, is being heralded this week by state and local officials. Governor Andrew Cuomo announc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Voter Registration Tightening Across Putnam


For years, Republican voter registration outpolled Democratic numbers in Putnam County by wide margins but now the tide continues to turn. The Putnam Board of Elections reported last week new Democratic registration continues to outpace the GOP with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Serino Demands Answers over Vaccine Delay


Earlier this month, members of the Putnam Legislature took Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Health Department to task over the lack of vaccine being distributed through the pipeline for Putnam’s 99,000 residents. Legislator Paul Jonke of Southeas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Akanewich

March 19, 1942 - February 8, 2021

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Akanewich, of Brewster, NY, died at home on February 8, 2021. Born on March 19, 1942, in Brooklyn, NY she is the daughter of the late John and Helen (Winiecki) Murawski. On July 4, 1964, Toni married the love of her life Julius Akanewich at St. Dominic church in Bronx NY. Together they moved to Ridgewood Queens, then […]

Catherine McManus

February 12, 1927 - January 29, 2021

Catherine McManus (nee Tobin), age 93, of Carmel, New York, and formerly of the Bronx and County Clare, Ireland, passed away at Putnam Hospital Center on January 29, 2021. The beloved matriarch of our family, Catherine is survived by her sons and daughter-in-laws: Margaret McManus of Hopewell Junction NY; Brian and Kathleen McManus of Carmel NY; Sean and Patricia McManus […]