2021-03-30 E-Edition

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Two Injured in Mahopac School Bus Crash; No Children On Board


Right, Emergency responders assisted two men last Thursday morning following a school bus-car crash in Mahopac. Both were treated at the hospital and released. No children were on board. Photo by Jim Stasiak. Two men escaped serious injury last Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Seniors Still Fed Daily During Pandemic; 350 Meals/Day


Above, Marissa O’Leary (center) joined Office for Senior Resources employee Marie Vigada and County Clerk Michael Bartolotti at the Carmel Senior Center. Below, Kathy Fetty (left) and Kim Niles prepared trays of delicious meat loaf and noodles for di… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Taconic Arrests Lead to Confiscation of Weapons & Drugs


Above, this large cache of weapons was seized during a traffic stop on the TSP in Putnam County last week. Photo by Trooper A.J. Hicks. Two out-of-state men are facing felony charges of weapons possession and possession of controlled substances fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flaming Motorcycle Crash Sends Two to Hospital

A head-on motorcycle crash on Route 301 in Carmel a week ago Sunday sent two men to Danbury Hospital with serious injuries. Carmel Police said that upon impact, one of the cycles skidded off the road and burst into flames. According to police, a cycl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Opposition Mounts Against Mahopac ‘Supportive’ Housing Complex

Opposition continues to escalate against a proposed 72-unit supportive and affordable housing project planned for a 16.5-acre tract of land along Baldwin Place Road in southern Mahopac. Fairhaven at Baldwin Place is being proposed by Search for Chang… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Can NY’s Bureaucracy Handle Legal Pot?

Have you ever tried to reach someone in the state Department of Labor? It’s nearly impossible, even though it’s a vast and obviously important bureaucracy, particularly amidst the pandemic and its associated job dislocations. I thought of that this weekend. You see, New York state is on the cusp of legalizing recreational marijuana. It is about time that penalties for […]

From the Archives est. way back in 1841 April 2, 1926

WHY NOT GO TO CHURCH?

Churches of all denominations and faiths appear to be in agreement on one thing, and that is that the period just preceding Easter is a favorable time in which to arouse their members to a renewed interest in religious work. Locally, as well as in ot… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Massive Fire Destroys Home In Mahopac

Fire destroyed a 2,600-square-foot home valued at more than $500,000 atop a hill on Anton Drive in Mahopac early Saturday, despite the efforts of firefighters from departments throughout Putnam and northern Westchester. Calls were received by the Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Insurance Fraud Rampant

The Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board is warning local residents to be on the alert after dozens of people have reported falling victim to unemployment insurance fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Kleiner, Executive Director of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.