2021-06-29 E-Edition

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CHS Graduation Returns To Carmel High


Above, Valedictorian Ariana Boswell (right) congratulated her classmate, Salutatorian Sandy Zheng at the graduation. Ariana is headed to Vassar College in the fall while Sandy will be studying at Wellesley College. Photo / Eric Gross. The consensu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Magnificent Weather Highlights Mahopac High School Graduation


Above, MHS teacher Mike Revenson, a paramedic who instructs students in the county’s only EMT course provided in high school, congratulated three of his top students: Sofia Ciani, Veronika Bilinski and Celena Kuhbier. Photo / Eric Gross. In years … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Primary Day Shocker: Mike Cazzari Ousts Supervisor Ken Schmitt


Above, Carmel Supervisor-elect Mike Cazzari receives a congratulatory kiss from his wife Doreen after winning the GOP Primary last week. Photo by Eric Gross. Primary Day 2021 will be remembered in the greater CarmelMahopac area for years to come. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash


A 61-year-old Carmel man was killed Friday evening in a hit-and-run crash in Mahopac and less than 24 hours later, police arrested a woman in connection with the untimely death. Carmel Police identified the victim as 61-year-old James Crecco of Route… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Parents’ Nightmare: 8-year-old Girl Nearly Dies from Illness Tied to COVID19


Above, Nick and DevinMarra and their three children, Lia, Joseph and Gianna, are thankful residents of Carmel. Photo by Eric Gross. Lia Marra today is a jovial, cheerful, content 8-year-old. But it was just three months ago when the daughter of De… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patricia (Patty) Miles Osmer

June 19, 1947 -- June 12, 2021

Patricia (Patty) Miles Osmer died in peace on June 12, 2021, with her loving partner Don at her side. Patty was born on June 19, 1947, in Damariscotta, Maine, first child of Doris (Mergandahl) and Alfred (called Pat) Osmer. She started grammar school in a two-room schoolhouse in Bristol, Me. and graduated from high school at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle, […]

Make Your COVID Shot Count


Putnam Health Department officials kicked off a new campaign last week to protect residents from COVID-19. “Make Your COVID Shot Count” has been launched on social, digital and traditional media using the hashtag #MakeItCountPutnam. Commissioner of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

Thoughts on Summer & the Next Steps

  I was out last week for the modern version of hunting and gathering. A Costco. The one outside Danbury. It’s a pretty drive most of the way — going across the top of Putnam County as it does — and traffic wasn’t bad. Costco now requires masks … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Putnam Summer Blood Drive to Aid Blood Supply Emergency


Twice annually, the county’s emergency services providers sponsor blood drives during times of the year when blood shortages are at their highest. The Christmas Blood Drive and blood drive around Independence Day are always well attended with dozens … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.